Days 1 and
exploring the red dunes of Namibia
The safari departs from Eros Airport
(Windhoek) by light aircraft for Sossusvlei
Wilderness Camp, in the late morning and the
first camp is approximately an hour's flight
Activities are conducted in 4x4 vehicles and
include a safari down to the very end of the
Tsauchab River and to the heart of
Sossusvlei for wonderful dune scenes.
Optional early morning ballooning can be
arranged at extra cost. (This must be booked
in advance). Late afternoons are time to
explore the reserve around the camp.
Days 3 and
Coast, Swakopmund and Damaraland -
Depart by light aircraft and fly over the
dunes of the Namib and Sossusvlei to gain a
different perspective of the area from the
air. Continue westwards to Meob Bay on the
Atlantic Ocean and then fly up the Skeleton
The flight offers spectacular desert and
Skeleton Coast scenery, where the dunes and
the desert meet the Atlantic Ocean.
The flight is over the site of the Eduard
Bolen shipwreck, past Conception Bay and the
wreck site of the Shaunee, around Sandwich
Harbor and its famous lagoon, the flamingoes
at Walvis Bay and on to Swakopmund.
Upon arrival you will be met and transferred
to Walvis Bay for a wonderful boat trip out
to sea where there are frequently good
sightings of dolphins, seals and sometimes
even penguins and whales.
In the afternoon depart from Swakopmund, for
a scenic flight further up the Skeleton
Coast, and past the Cape Cross Seal Colony
before turning east and fly up the Huab
River to Damaraland Camp for two nights.
Highlights of the stay of Damaraland Camp
are nature excursions into the rocky desert
in search of the rare and endangered desert
Elephant and Rhino.
This is an area where the chances of
encountering the desert Elephants are high.
Day 5 and 6
Ongava - Ongava Tented Camp or Ongava
Fly by light aircraft from Damaraland to
Ongava Tented Camp or Ongava Lodge for two
nights. Etosha, covering an area of 22,000
square kilometres, offers excellent game
viewing opportunities. Our game drive
activities will focus mainly within Etosha
in the mornings. In the afternoon and
evening we have the opportunity to enjoy
walks, hides and night drives within the
private Ongava Reserve, activities not
possible within Etosha. Lion, Leopard,
Elephant White Rhino and Black Rhino as well
as all the plains game can be seen here.
Tracking Rhino on foot is one of Ongava's
Depart Ongava Tented Camp or Ongava Lodge
for flight back to Windhoek.
Some itineraries may run in reverse.