Namibia

Namibia

Leopardi
Landscape

Highlights

Destination:
Namibia
Length:
15 days/14 nights

Itinerario

Cape Town
Windhoek
Etosha
Damaraland
Swakopmund
Deserto del Namib
Kalahari
Johannesburg
Cape town

Giorno 1

Italy - South Africa (Cape Town)

Departure from Italian airport, flight for Cape Town. On-board meals and overnight stay. 

Cape town

Giorno 2

Cape Town

Arrival at Cape Town airport, entry at customs, meet-up with Italian guide and private transfer to 4-star hotel. Check-in. The hotel will be situated in the centre of the city, thus giving the guests time to rest, relax and do a bit of shopping. The dinner at the hotel’s restaurant is included as part of the overnight stay.

Giorno 3

Cape Town - Cape Point Tour

Hotel breakfast and private shuttle transfer towards Cape Point. Tickets included.

Table Mountain, over 1000 meters high, is the city’s most geographic feature. Its summit can easily be reached riding the panoramic Cableway, ascending from the city to the top of the mountain in approximately 2 hours. The facility on top of the mountain offers a spectacular view of Cape Town’s port over the ocean and Camps Bay seashore.

Lunch in a local restaurant is included.

During the afternoon, from the Waterfront docks, the guests will board the ferry for Robben Island where they will be able to visit the prison having hosted Nelson Mandela and many other political prisoners for decades.

Once back at the hotel, the guests will have time to relax and will be free to choose where to have dinner. Overnight stay.

Giorno 4

Cape Town - Windhoek (Namibia)

Hotel breakfast, departure for Hot Air Balloon tour (fare tickets included).

In the afternoon, transfer to airport and departure for Windhoek, Namibia (2 hour flight with Air Namibia Economy, departure time 17:00 arrival time 19:10).

Arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA) and meet-up with Italian guide. Transfer towards hotel. Free time. Overnight stay.

Giorno 5

Windhoek - Etosha

Hotel breakfast. Departure for Etosha Park, savannas hosting a great multitude of species, including black rhinoceros, elephants, lions, oryx gazellas and springbok. Lunch break during the ride. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Giorno 6

Etosha

Breakfast at the lodge, day safari on board of a 4x4 jeep. Lunch, dinner and overnight stay included.

 

 

Giorno 7

Etosha - Damaraland

Breakfast at the lodge, departure for Damaraland, a vast and rocky desert inhabited by elephants and rhinoceros. The entire journey is approximately 450km. Lunch break during ride included. Estimated arrival time during the afternoon. Check-in at the lodge, meals and overnight stay included.

Giorno 8

Damaraland - Swakopmund

Breakfast at the lodge. Departure for Swakopmund, a unique town still carrying a marked German cultural influence.  The town will serve as a base for many interesting trips:  a flight over the Skeleton Coast, quad biking in the desert, and a cruise of the Walvis Bay. During the journey there will be a stop at the Cape Cross Seal Reserve, the largest seal colony in South Africa. Pic-nic lunch. Free time and dinner. Overnight stay at hotel.

Giorno 9

Swakopmund

Hotel breakfast. Transfer to  Walvis Bay where a cruise of the lagoon with its flocks of flamingos will be organized. Guests will be free to choose where to have lunch. Transfer back to Swakopmund. Free afternoon and dinner. Overnight stay.

Giorno 10

Swakopmund - Namib Desert

Hotel breakfast. Departure for the Namib Desert, a 350km ride with occasional stops along the way. Estimated arrival time during the afternoon. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

Giorno 11

Namib Desert

Early wake-up, breakfast at the lodge. The entire day will be dedicated to visit the Namib Desert. Trip to the Sossuuvlei dunes. 60km on board of a normal vehichle, 5 km with a 4x4 jeep. Tour of the  Sesriem Canyon, 1 km long having a depth of almost 30 meters. Lunch included along the way. Dinner and overnight stay at the lodge.

 

 

Giorno 12

Deserto del Namib - Kalahari

Breakfast at the lodge and departure for the Kalahari Desert within the heart of meridional Africa.

Giorno 13

Kalahari - Windhoek - Johannesburg

Breakfast at the lodge,  transfer to Windhoek airport.

Flight for Johannesburg, meet-up with Italian guide, check-in at hotel and private transfer to Soweto, to visit the Nelson Mandela Museum. Guests will be free to choose where to have dinner. Transfer back to Johannesburg and overnight stay at hotel.

 

 

Giorno 14

Johannesburg - Italy

Hotel breakfast, free time in the morning and transfer to Johannesburg Intl Airport to board flight for Italy.

Giorno 15

Italy

Estimated arrival time in the morning.

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