Trip Namibia safari is for those looking for pleasures of the Atlantic coast. This Namibia safari tour visits the Namib desert and Etosha too. The 7 day trip Namibia safari starts and ends in Windhoek. Look forward to hike sand dunes in Namib Desert. This is one of the oldest deserts in the world. The trip Namibia safari also lets you do game viewing. This African safari in Namibia will also tour the northern coast. Here you will go in search of seals.
Day 1: Windhoek – Sesriem
Our Namibia safari rep will meet you in the morning. You will have some time for a briefing on the 7 day trip Namibia safari. This will be between 08:00 and 08:30 at your hotel in Windhoek. Namibia’s Capital is surrounded by mountains. You will pass first over the Eros Mountains. This will be followed by the Khomas Hoch-land Range. This takes you from the central Namibian plateau to grassy desert savannah. There will be a stop at Solitaire for petrol. You may as well have your lunch here. 7 day trip Namibia safari continues to Sesriem. Our aim is for you to be there by late afternoon. A short excursion to the nearby sand dunes will do. This is to enjoy the sunset over the dunes and watch the colors glow. Return back to Namib Desert Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 2: Sesriem – Sossusvlei – Sesriem
Your 7 day trip Namibia safari start early. This is to enable you catch the soft light of the sunrise over the desert. You will pass through Sesriem and drive towards Sossusvlei. There will be sand dunes along both sides of the road. You will stop at the famous Dune 45. If you feel fit may climb the dune. This will reward you with breathtaking view of the surrounding Namibian desert. It is here that you will enjoy your breakfast. This will be followed by a desert walk in the cool of the morning. There are chance of seeing gemsboks, springboks, black-backed jackals and ostriches. As the day cools down you will have a short excursion to Sesriem Canyon. You will later drive back to Namib Desert Lodge for dinner and overnight.
Day 3: Sesriem – Swakopmund
Today your 7 day trip Namibia safari take you through Namibia, the country of contrasts. You will be travelling from desert to sea. It is on your way that you will cross the Tropic of Capricorn. You will traverse the Gaub and the Kuiseb passes. This will take you down to the dry river bed at the bottom of the Kuiseb Canyon. You will later climb up the other side of the canyon. You will be out to a spectacular desert landscape unfold before you. This denotes your arrival at the coast. You will make a stop in Walvis Bay. Here you will enjoy the view of flamingos and other birds in the lagoons. You will also make a visit to the salt works. Your accommodation will be at Cornerstone Guesthouse. This is booked on bed only to allow you sample the local cuisine.
Day 4: Swakopmund
You will start your 7 day trip Namibia safari with breakfast in the morning. This is to be followed by an excursion to the seal colony. This is at Cape Cross, north of Swakopmund. It is here that you will experience thousands of fur seals at close range. The rest of the day will be free with plenty of time to explore the town. Swakopmund is a very pleasant seaside town with lots of shops. There is a good stretch of beach and an open-air curio market. It is however important to note that the Atlantic is quite cold here. There is also a museum and the Namibian National Marine Aquarium. Alternatively, there are various optional activities that can be arranged. These include a boat-tour with oysters and champagne! You can have a scenic flights and micro-light flights over the desert. Quad-bike trips into the desert and over the sand dunes. You can go sand boarding, skydiving and many other activities. This will be at a cost and your guide will discuss all the possible. Your accommodation will be at Desert Villa Guesthouse. This is booked on bed only to allow you sample the local cuisine.
Day 5: Swakopmund – Okaukuejo, Etosha National Park
You will depart Swakopmund after breakfast on your trip Namibia safari. This will be a long drive to Etosha National Park. There will stop in Otjiwarongo to fill up with petrol and get provisions. Another stop will be on the way to have our picnic lunch. Arrival in Etosha will be in the afternoon. You will get into western Etosha through the Andersson Gate. This takes you through to Okaukuejo. You will check into your room and enjoy an afternoon of relaxation. Later wyou shall embark on exploring the surroundings. You can also opt to cool yourself by taking a swim. This is before you embark on a late afternoon game drive. You will return back to your Etosha safari lodge in time for dinner. A visit to the floodlit waterhole is strongly recommended. There are good chances of seeing rhinos and lions come to drink.
Day 6: Okaukuejo – Namutoni, Etosha National Park
Most of the day on 7 day trip Namibia safari tour will be spent on game drive. There will be a stop on a number of waterholes. You will also make a stop at the Etosha Pan, the “place of dry water”. The Pan is an extensive flat depression of about 5,000 km2. This white expanse is a place of shimmering mirages. You will be able to see large herds of game in this setting. This is what makes Etosha a unique experience in Namibia and Africa. You may stop at Halali middle camp to have lunch. The game drive will continue to Namutoni. Here you will have time to relax at the swimming pool. Alternatively we may stop at the waterhole before a late afternoon game drive. The evening game viewing is usually excellent. You will be rewarded with close views of springboks, zebras and impalas. There are also giraffes, gemsboks and plenty of birds. With luck you may have some close encounters with elephants and lions. An evening sundowner will end our day. This is from the tower of the old Namibian German fort before dinner.
Day 7: Namutoni – Windhoek
Start your day early on the 7 day trip Namibia safari. This will be with a morning safari game drive. Here you get the opportunity to get some more of Etosha’s wildlife. It is the best time as the soft morning light allows for animals to graze. you will depart Etosha via the Von Lindequist Gate and head back to the city. There will be a short detour to Lake Otjikoto. It is distinguished by its emerald-green waters and discovered in 1851. We will make a stop before reaching Windhoek. This will be at a small town of Okahandja. You will visit Namibia’s largest wood–carving market. We are likely to arrive back in the city at around 1630hrs. You will be dropped off at your Windhoek accommodation.