Namibia Flying Safari
About the 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari
The 6 day Namibia flying safari allows one to cover the vast land in a short time span. On this Namibia safari tour you get to explore the country both by air and land. Climb some of the world's highest sand dunes. There is a minimum of 4 pax for this Namibia tour safari to commence.
the 6 day Namibia flying safari allows you to sight ship wrecks in Namibia's coastal stretch. Live some history of German invasion by touring the museum in Swakopmund. You will also have a boat cruise in Kunene Region. This allows you to go birding, and see some crocodiles while on the 6 day Namibia flying safari.
6 Day Namibia Flying Safari Highlights
- Climb some of the world's highest dunes
- Enjoy watching ship wrecks in Namibia's Coast
- Boat ride
- Game Watching
- Beach holiday in Swakopmund
- Great scenery from the air and on the ground
Detailed 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari Itinerary
Day 1: Windhoek - NamibRand Nature Reserve
Meet and greet upon arrival at the Eros Airport, Windhoek at 07h00. You can also begin the 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari from Windhoek hotel. Upon pick up, our Namibia safari rep will brief you on this Namibia safari tour. It is time to begin your 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari.
You will be in for an early morning flight to Sossusvlei in the Namib Naukluft Park. Sossusvlei is famous for some of the highest dunes in the world. The view of the shadow-lined dunes from the air is well worth seeing.
You will land at Sesriem from where you will undertake an excursion by vehicle into the dunes. The dunes in Sossusvlei can reach heights of 300m or more. For those inclined and fit enough to climb them, this might pose a challenge.
After your excursion, your 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari fly to the Wolwedans Dune Camp. This is in the NamibRand Nature Reserve where we stay for two nights. We do have similar alternative to your accommodation in NamibRand Nature Reserve.
Enjoy an afternoon drive through the nature reserve concludes your first day. The pilot- guide will arrange for a light picnic lunch to during the day's itinerary.
Day 2: Day Long Elizabeth Bay Tour
Your 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari starts with an early breakfast. You will then fly to Lüderitz to take part in the day-long Elizabeth Bay safari. This tour introduces visitors to the town of Lüderitz. You get to learn about the old ghost town relics at Kolmanskop. There are also the mining plants of the early German pioneers, the forbidden coast and a fur seal colony.
The flight from Lüderitz during the late afternoon passes over Spencer Bay. Here you get to enjoy the picturesque Otavi shipwreck. You will see seals basking on the rocky slopes, penguins and other bird life. This is among the most desolate and impelling part of the Skeleton Coast.
Day 3: NamibRand Nature Reserve - Swakopmund
Have another early start on the 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari. The flight from Wolwedans to Swakopmund includes an aerial view. You will enjoy views of the famous Eduard Bohlen shipwreck at Conception Bay.
After landing and refueling at Swakopmund, you will continue with a low-level flight north. This takes you along the Skeleton Coast past the seal colony at Cape Cross for a light picnic lunch near the beach.
Thereafter we fly east, over the desert, to the Ugab formations. This is a near lifeless ‘moon landscape' of many black ridges. They stand out in stark contrast to the white desert floor. today you will be landing at Kuidas camp in the Huab River Valley, where you will stay for the night.
Ancient rock engravings are some of the rocks within walking distance of the camp.
Day 4: Huab River Tour - Kunene Region
start the 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari day with breakfast. This is before you leave by Land Rover to explore the the Huab River environs. Here you will enjoy the colorful red lava and yellow sandstone. You will be introduced to the ecological aspects of this area with its wide diversity of flora and fauna.
This includes the Welwitschia Mirabilis. It is a tree that has been dwarfed by the rigors of the encroaching desert climate. You will have lunch at Kuidas camp before flying along the coast to Terrace Bay in the Skeleton Coast Park. The prominent shipwrecks along this part of the coast are the Montrose and Henrietta.
At the coast you will access the roaring dunes by Land Rover. This always proves to be a stimulating experience. You will also visit the beach with its profusion of multi-coloured pebbles. They consist of agate, lava, granite and quartz.
Interesting to see are old bleached whale bones scattered along the beach. They are above the high tide mark. You will return to the plane and continue north to your Purros camp in the Hoarusib Valley. This is in the Kunene Region, where we stay for the night.
Day 5: Kunene Region
Start your 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari with breakfast. You will then embark on a scenic drive along the Hoarusib Valley. Today you will be visiting a settlement of the nomadic Himba people.
You might be lucky enough to come across the desert dwelling elephant. They do frequent this valley in search of the greenery and water.
From here you will continue north along the Skeleton Coast by plane. You will proceed to the Kunene River acting as a border to Angola. Kaiu Maru shipwreck and pieces from old vessels lie scattered along this part of the coast.
From the airfield you will take a scenic drive by Land Rover to our favourite lunch site. After lunch, continue through the mountains and dunes of the Hartmann Valley. This extends to the Kunene River; you will reach your Kunene River camp in the late afternoon.
Day 6: Kunene Region - Windhoek
This will be an early start on your 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari. The day begins with an early morning boat trip on the Kunene River. This is as it flows through scenic desert landscape. Here you will enjoy observing bird life and some crocodiles.
Birds vary from aquatic species on the perennial waters, to endemic desert varieties. There are also those that inhabit dense riverine vegetation.
Return to your camp in time for lunch. End your 6 Day Namibia Flying Safari with a flight back to Eros Airport, Windhoek. You will arrive late in the afternoon in time for your departure flight.
For those still in Windhoek, enjoy a transfer to your hotel in Windhoek.
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