Namibia Honeymoon Safari
Self drive Namibia honeymoon safari adventure is a 12 day African honeymoon tour. It is meant for the independently-minded couples. This African honeymoon safari in Namibia is a classic self-drive honeymoon. Namibia is a truly stunning country and is the ideal destination for self-drivers. The roads are almost empty but well-maintained. Ours is to help you plan your African honeymoon safari trip down to the last detail. We will also be on the ground to offer 24/7 help on hand. This Namibian honeymoon safari adventure lets you experience Namibia breathtakingly beauty. There are landscapes, as well as the inspiring Africat Project. You will enjoy the Namibia honeymoon safari to Etosha National Park and the ancient red sand dunes of Sossusvlei.
Day 1: Windhoek – Okonjima – Africat project
You will be met on arrival in Windhoek by our Namibia safari representative. You will be briefed on the self drive Namibian honeymoon safari adventure. You will then be assisted to collect your hire car. You will depart traveling north for a 1 night stay at Okonjima Lodge. This afternoon you’ll take some time to hear about the remarkable work the Africat Project. They do the rehabilitation of African cats. Your accommodation is on half board basis that includes breakfast and dinner.
Day 2 and 3: Okonjima – Etosha National Park
Your self-drive Namibian honeymoon safari adventure departs for the eastern side of Etosha. Here in Etosha National Park, you will spend 2 night stay at Namatoni rest camp or similar. You are booked on bed and breakfast basis. This is an excellent base for exploring the Etosha National Park. It is our suggestion that you spend the full day out to be able to see most wildlife. You would take with yourselves packed lunch to enjoy en-route.
Day 4 and 5: Etosha National Park
Your self-drive Namibian honeymoon safari adventure departs after breakfast. With game drives en-route, you will travel to the western side of the Etosha National Park. You will be at Okaukuejo rest camp for 2 nights. This camp is on the southern entrance to the park. Your accommodation at the camp is on bed and breakfast basis.
Day 6 -7: Etosha – Damaraland
The day on this self-drive African honeymoon safari in Namibia starts with breakfast. This will be followed by departure driving southwest into the stark desert beauty of Damaraland. Here you will be in the hunt for the elusive desert-adapted elephant. You will have a 2 night stay at Doro Nawas Camp. Included in your stay are breakfast, dinner and one afternoon game drive. You may visit the Petrified Forest and the rock formation of the Organ Pipes. Here you may also go for the famous Twyfelfontein rock engravings including the white lady. The above are definitely worth a visit whilst in this area.
Day 8 – 9: Damaraland – Swakopmund
You will depart Damaraland in the morning after breakfast. Your self-drive Namibia honeymoon safari adventure will proceed south to the coast line. Here you will spend 2 night stay at the charming Villa Margherita. This is centrally located in the town of Swakopmund. Here you are booked on bed and breakfast basis. Your Namibia honeymoon safari adventure can explore the Germanic coastal town of Swakopmund. There are many restaurants within walking distance. Local activities include seeing the ancient Welwitschia plants and kayaking from Pelican Point. There is boat trip to see the seal colony and dolphins. For the more adventurous there is quad biking and sand boarding.
Day 10 – 11: Swakopmund – Sossuvlei
You will depart Swakopmund after breakfast. Your self-drive Namibia Honeymoon safari adventure will proceed inland. You will head south to the spectacular dunes of Sossusvlei. Here you will spend 2 nights at Kulala Desert Lodge. This is in one of only fourteen kulalas, made from thatch, clay and canvas and built on wooden platforms. Your accommodation here will be on half board basis that includes breakfast and dinner. From here your Namibia honeymoon safari adventure can explore the towering bright orange dunes at Sossusvlei. You can walk across the quiet and ghostly Dead Vlei. You may even try your hand at ascending one of the dunes with the stunning views. Alternatively treat yourself and go on a balloon ride over the dunes, finishing with a champagne breakfast.
Day 12: Sossuvlei – Windhoek
This will be a long drive that takes you back to Windhoek. You will treat yourself to a final night of your Namibia honeymoon safari adventure in the capital. This will be at the grand Heinitzburg Hotel. This is a castle on the hill overlooking the city. You are booked here on bed and breakfast basis. You can try the elegant dining available at the hotel.
Day 13: Departure
This is the last day of your self-drive Namibia honeymoon safari adventure. After breakfast and time allowing you can have a city tout. This will be followed by a drive on Namibia honeymoon safari adventure to the Windhoek Airport where you will find our rep to pick the car. You will be in time for your flight back home.