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Blue Chilli Travel

  • Botswana
  • Mozambique
  • Namibia
  • South Africa
  • Zimbabwe
Destinations

Destinations

Namibia, South Africa,

Tour Type

Tour Type

Guided, Small Group

Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Budget, Camping, Mid Range

Tour Overview

Packed with stunning scenery and a wealth of wildlife, this safari takes you to some spectacular off-the-beaten track areas of Namibia and South Africa. Starting and ending in Windhoek, discover South Africa’s Kgadagadi National Park, situated between Namibia, Botswana and South Africa, and Augrabies National Park before continuing to Namibia’s Sandfontein Nature Reserve, Fish River Canyon, Aus, Kolmanskop, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Sptizkoppe, cheetah farm, Etosha National Park and Waterberg Plateau National Park.

The King
Young Kalahari Lions
Kgalagadi

General Information

  • Safari types:
    Big Five Safari, Camping Safari, Desert Safari, Family Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Etosha National Park, Damaraland, Namib-Naukluft National Park, Waterberg Plateau Park, Fish River Canyon, Namib Desert, Swakopmund, Walvis Bay, Sossusvlei, Sandfontein Nature Reserve, Kolmanskop, Luderitz, Namaqualand, Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, Augrabies National Park
  • Wildlife:
    Big Five, Birds, Antelope, Oryx/gemsbok, Black-faced impala, Zebra, Hippo, Crocodile, Hyena, Cheetah, Jackal, Warthog
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Walking Safari, Nature Walk, Sightseeing Tour, Optional Activities, Village Visit
  • Getting around:
    Game Viewing Vehicle, Bus, 4x4 Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Windhoek
  • Minimum age:
    12

Rates – Per Person ZAR

From ZAR 41,250 per person

What's Included

  • All accommodation and meals as per itinerary
  • All excursions indicated as per itinerary
  • All transport in 4×4 vehicles
  • The services of an English speaking guide
  • All park fees and community/environmental levies
  • Airport assistance throughout

What's Excluded

  • All international flights and visa fees or assistance unless otherwise specified
  • Activities that are not mentioned in the itinerary
  • All tips, other drinks and personal expenses
  • Travel insurance, it is a condition that all clients travelling with MCC must have appropriate travel insurance, including emergency medical evacuation cover

Disclaimer

  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘Blue Chilli Travel
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • Blue Chilli Travel‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

After meeting your guide at your lodge or at Windhoek international airport we make our way south through the country for our first night stay in Namibia. The lodge is situated in a tranquil area near the town of Mariental. The company would have booked you an activity for the late afternoon.

Meals: Dinner
Accommodation: Lapa Langa Lodge

Leaving after breakfast we make our way through the Kalahari to the Kgalagadi National Park. We cross the border from Namibia into South Africa at Mata Mata where we will also overnight. An open vehicle game drive will be booked for you for the afternoon.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Mata Mata Camp (Kgalagadi)

Today we do a game drive through the Kgalagadi National Park to our next camp in the park. Once again an afternoon game drive will be booked for you in the park.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Twee Revieren Camp

Leaving Kgalagadi National Park we make our way to Upington and then through the northern Cape to our next stop, Augrabies National Park. Located around the Augrabies Falls, about 120 km west of Upington in the Northern Cape Province, South Africa, Augrabies National Park was established in 1966. It covers an area of 820 km² and stretches along the Orange River. Here you can relax and take walks along the Orange River and there are also hiking trails within the park.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Augrabies National Park Chalets

Today the drive takes you through an awesome part of South Africa and then back to the border of Namibia. We cross over the Orange River and then make our way to the Sandfontein Nature Reserve for the night. Here you can go for long walks into the nature as well as the lodge having activities for you to join.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Sandfontein Lodge

From Sandfontein we make our way towards Grunau and then onto the gravel road that takes you down to the Fish River Canyon area. Located in the south of Namibia, the Fish River Canyon is the largest canyon in Africa, as well as the second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia. It features a gigantic ravine, in total about 100 miles long, up to 27 km wide and in places almost 550 meters deep. We will visit the canyon late afternoon and explore the area.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Hobas Chalets Fish-River

This morning we rise early to go up to the Fish River Canyon to watch the sunrise over the canyon. From there we make our way back to the lodge for breakfast before leaving for Aus. The drive takes you through the country and we arrive in Aus around lunch time.

Late afternoon we visit the feral horses of the area. The Namib Desert Horse is a rare feral horse found in the Namib Desert of Namibia, Africa. It is probably the only feral herd of horses residing in Africa, with a population ranging between 90 and 150

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Bhanhof Hotel

Today we drive down to Luderitz  and visit the old mining town of Kolmanskop. Stop off in the town of Luderitz for lunch before returning back to Aus for the night. We may even see the wild horses on the route and at times you see brown hyena in the Luderitz area.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Bhanhof Hotel

Today we make our way through some of the most scenic parts of Namibia on our way to Sesriem and Sossusvlei, stopping off in the small town of Helmeringhausen for coffee on the way. After arriving in Sesriem, your guide will take you into the dunes for sunset before going through to the lodge for the night

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Quiver Tree lodge or similar

This morning is an early start to the day, as we make our way into the red dunes of Africa. We visit the famous Dune 45 and Dead Vlei – your guide will book you a open vehicle to take you into the Dead Vlei for an hour or so. Once back at the entrance we make our way to Solitaire and then to Sussus on Foot Lodge. Once at the lodge your guide will inform you about the educational safari in the area run by the staff here.

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Sussus on Foot Lodge

Today we start the day with a walking tour into the desert run by the company that has been doing these tours for many years. You will learn a lot from these professional guides. From there we make our way down to the coast of Namibia. Firstly we visit Walvis Bay and then we end up in Swakopmund. Here your guide will offer you some optional activities which will be available for you for the next day

Drive time: +-4 hrs
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner (Restaurant meal)
Accommodation: Self Owned House Booked

Today is a free day for you to enjoy some of the activities on offer in Swakopmund. Sand boarding and quad biking are two of the most popular, spending time in the desert between Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.

Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Self Owned House Booked

Today we explore more of Namibia as we visit Spitzkoppe and then continue to the White Lady Lodge in Uis for the night. Here we often see the desert elephants and sometime even hear the desert lions at night.

Drive time: 4 hrs
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: White Lady Lodge

Leaving after a slow morning we make our way north to our next camp which is on a cheetah farm. This afternoon we will visit the cheetahs and feed the wild cheetahs they rescue in the area.

Drive time: 3 hrs
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Oppi Kopi Kamanjap

Today we make our way to Etosha National Park where we will do a game drive through the park to the eastern side where our camp is located. We will explore this superb park on further game drives the next day. Your guide will see if a night drive in the park is possible too.

Drive time: 3hrs
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
Accommodation: Namutoni  NWR

After our last game drive in Etosha we make our way to our last camp for the tour. The camp is in Waterberg Plateau National Park, one of the best places in the country to see the Damara dik dik.

Drive time: 4hrs
Meals: Breakfast & Dinner (Restaurant Dinner)
Accommodation: Waterberg National Park NWR 

After an early morning we make our way down to the capital of Namibia, Windhoek. Transfer back to the airport in time for your flight back home

Drive time: 4 hrs
Meals: Breakfast

 

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