What you can expect on this 7 day Classic Kaleidoscope tour:
Namibia's rich mix of cultural diversity ensures something special for every mood. Spend time at excellent restaurants which serve delicious African and European delicacies. Stop by the art and craft markets which sell exquisite gifts to tempt you. Sample the nightlife, visit nightclubs and casinos. When you visit Damaraland you will be amazed at the rugged landscapes, sparse population and great mountains.
You will meet your guide at your accommodation in Windhoek and travel to Swakopmund. Upon arrival in the early afternoon you will check into your hotel, after which you have the rest of the day to your own disposal. In the evening you can enjoy dinner at one of the many restaurants that Swakopmund has to offer.
On the second day enjoy the coastal town at leisure, or take part in some of the many activities on offer.
After breakfast you travel via the Brandberg, Namibia's highest mountain (2579m), into the Damaraland, one of the least populated and geologically diverse areas in Africa. This harsh, rocky environment is home to the rare Desert Elephant, the Black Rhino and an array of free-roaming antelope species.
You start the morning with a visit to Twyfelfontein, a heritage site where bushman communities engraved and painted over 2500 pictures some 6000 years ago! Close by explore the Burnt Mountain, Organ Pipes and the Petrified Forest - all geological phenomena depicting the creation and evolution of some of the oldest landmasses on earth. Here you also visit the Welwitschia mirabilis plant - the oldest living desert plant on earth! After a visit to a traditional Damara village proceed on to your lodge situated close to the world-renowned Etosha National Park, and spend the rest of the day at leisure.
The day is devoted purely to the abundant wildlife found in the Etosha National Park, which surrounds a parched salt desert known as the Etosha Pan. The park is home to 4 of the Big Five - Elephant, Lion, Leopard and Rhino - its waterholes supporting a rich diversity of birds and mammals, including rare species such as black-faced Impala, roan, cheetah, and Namibia's smallest antelope, the Damara Dik-Dik.
Today you again game drive in the Etosha National Park. You may encounter animal species you did not see the previous day and look forward to any new surprises at the different waterholes visited. In the afternoon you will travel to your lodge, where you can enjoy the rest of the evening at leisure and reminisce about the day's exciting events.
After breakfast continue southwards to Windhoek, where you visit the craft markets in the main street of the capital city, where after you are driven to your hotel or to the international airport for your return flight.
Speedliner or Sprinter or Microbus.