Namibia Flying Safari

Swakopmund - Walvis Bay (or reverse)
Duration: 7 Days
Departs: Windhoek
Returns: Windhoek

Enjoy this organised flying tour of Namibia. Fly over the Kalahari Desert as you make your way to the majestic Fish River Canyon with its viewpoints high above the deep winding gorges. Take off and fly to an airstrip near Sesriem, gateway to the Dune Desert. You will visit Sossusvlei, with its fascinating dune landscapes. Enjoy a 4x4 excursion into the Namib Desert. Fly along the coastline to Swakopmund and then onto the scenic Damaraland. Visit Twyfelfontein where the slopes are strewn with boulders; all dotted with thousands of paintings and ancient engravings, a virtual open-air museum. You will then be flown to Etosha National Park(place of the great white spaces) where you will enjoy game viewing of herbivores, felines and among the rarer species, Black and White Rhino as well as hundreds of bird species.

Daily Planner
Day One

Depart Windhoek Eros Airport. Fly along the edge of the Kalahari Desert to Fish River Canyon. Arrive at airstrip. Transfer to the Lodge. Afternoon at leisure at the Lodge. Optional activities: nature drive, walking trail. Dinner at the lodge and overnight.

Meals Dinner
Accommodation

Canon Lodge

Day Two

Depart your lodge and join an excursion to the main view point at the Fish River Canyon. Return to the Lodge. Depart to the airstrip near Canon Lodge. Take off and fly over the Fish River Canyon westwards. See the Namib Desert from the air. Land at the airstrip near Sesriem. Road transfer to your Lodge. Arrive at the Lodge. Afternoon at leisure. Dinner and overnight at the lodge.

Meals Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation

Sossusvlei Lodge

Day Three

Early breakfast and check-out, before travelling to Sesriem in an open vehicle. Arrive at the gate (sunrise) and travel to Sossusvlei through the Tsauchab River Valley and view some of the highest dunes in the world. Arrive at the 4x4 station where you will board 4 x 4 vehicles and travel along the riverbed into the heart of the Namib Desert. Return to the 4 x 4 station, and continue the journey in your touring vehicle to the Sesriem Canyon. Depart to the airstrip and take-off. Fly along the Atlantic coastline to Swakopmund. Arrive at the Swakopmund airstrip and transfer to your Hotel. The rest of the day is at leisure. Overnight at Swakopmund.

Meals Breakfast
Accommodation

Hansa Hotel

Day Four

After breakfast depart Swakopmund and travel to Walvis Bay. Enjoy a marine cruise. Sparkling wine and fresh Namibian oysters will be offered on the boat. Flamingos, pelicans and other water birds as well as dolphins cape fur seals might be seen. Depart to Swakopmund Airport and take off. Proceed via the Skeleton coast into Damaraland, an area marked by steep mountain massifs that tower over meandering riverbeds and form the survival structure for the Desert Elephant. Arrive at Twyfelfontein air strip. Transfer to your Lodge. Afternoon is at leisure. Overnight and Dinner.

Meals Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation

Mowani Mountain Camp

Day Five

After breakfast, visit Twyfelfontein, one of the most important archaeological sites in Namibia to see rock paintings and engravings. Transfer to airstrip, take off and fly to your Lodge near Etosha. Transfer from airstrip to your Lodge. Rest of the day at leisure. Optional treatments at the Spa of your Lodge. Overnight and dinner.

Meals Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation

Eagle Tented Lodge and Spa

Day Six

Full day of game drives and exploring the various waterholes along the saltpan. There is a lunch stop at one of the rest camps. Continue on your game drives. Leave the park before sunset and arrive at your lodge outside the park for dinner and overnight.

Meals Breakfast and Dinner
Accommodation

Eagle Tented Lodge and Spa

Day Seven

After breakfast you are transferred to the airstrip.

Take off and fly back to Windhoek. Arrival at Eros airport, where your tour ends. You will be transferred to your Hotel within the City of Windhoek.

Meals Breakfast
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Namibia Flying Safari
Deadvlei and its trees
Highlights
  • 4 x 4 excursion into the Namib Desert
  • Visit the Fish River Canyon
  • Visit Twyfelfontein one of the most important archeological sites
  • Visit Sossusvlei and view the Dune landscapes
  • Fly over the Kalahari Desert
  • Game viewing in Etosha National Park
Inclusions
Includes Light Aircraft Flights, all transportation, accommodation and meals as specified.

Excludes Items of a personal nature, extra excursions.