Day 1 Windhoek to Swakopmund

Day 1 Windhoek to Swakopmund
Today you will be collected from your accommodation at Windhoek around 08:00 and your guide will brief you in short and you drive out towards Swakopmund via Okahandja where you can have a stop at wood craft market to do little bit of shopping and continuing to the coast. Lunch is had en route. You arrive at Swakopmund late afternoon and after checking in the rest of the day can be spent either by foot to explored the town. The dinner can be had at one of the famous restaurant.
Swakopmund:
Swakopmund is much loved by Namibians as a welcome respite from the heat of the interior. It is also popular among visitors because of its old world charm and relaxed atmosphere. Founded in 1892 during German colonial rule, it served as the territory’s main harbour for many years. Today this quaint desert town, hedged between desert and sea, is enhanced by lush green lawns, elegant palm trees and carefully tended public gardens. Swakop has wide choice of hotels, pensions and restaurants and several coffee shops selling traditional cakes and pastries. The coast with its desert hinterland offers many options, both for adventure and for relaxation.
Swakopmund Sands Hotel:
Swakopmund Sands Hotel is literally a short walk away from the very popular Jetty and Tug restaurants as well as other tourist attractions and yet you have total privacy once on the premises of the guest-house. The Swakopmund Sands offers 25 rooms ranging from Luxury Suites to Single/Double/Twin and Family Suites. Each room is equipped with a flat screen TV, safe heating, fridge, as well as tea and coffee facilities for your convenience. A laundry service is available for same day delivery. Each bathroom has hairdryer and shaving facilities and all international power points can be used. In the morning you will be able to enjoy a sumptuous buffet breakfast in a very relaxing and tranquil dining area. In our lounge you will be able to enjoy the comfort of our couches whilst sipping a sun- downer after tiring day out, or just connect with the outside world via Wi-Fi. Swakopmund Sands offers secure parking at all times.
Overnight at: Swakopmund Sands Hotel Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 2 Swakopmund

Today after breakfast you meet with your driver at the lobby and head to the meeting point for the most excitement activity. Sandboarding. You can choose between the lie down and stand up sandboarding. This will be unforgettable experience that you will have at our mighty dunes. This activity is mostly done in the morning hours due to weather permitting. You return for Lunch and the afternoon is spent on another excitement activity, quad biking. You return and freshen up. Dinner is had at one of the famous restaurant.

Sandboarding Lie Down:
Quad Bike Tours at Swakopmund:
At Swakopmund quad bike tours and activities for the Namib Desert and its gigantic ever shifting sand dunes offers the ideal venue for riding a quad bike. Get ready for lots of excitement and a rush of adrenaline as you climb some of the biggest dunes around. We offer Quad bike rides with different route of tours. All the activities are offered are guided. No Previous experience needed. Our provisional guides will make sure you have the most excitement experience at the Namib Desert at first hand. They will lead you through the Swakopmund River mouth into the dune belt. Our quad bike tours include the Amphitheatre, Roller Coasters, Big Billy and Devil’s Dip dunes. Quad biking is very safe – you are guided by an experienced and knowledgeable guide. You are also provided with safety equipment. Tours include water, guides, safety gear and local transfers and loads of fun. Quad boking is one of the most popular activities in Swakopmund so book ahead to avoid disappointment.
Overnight at: Swakopmund Sands Hotel Meals: Breakfast + Lunch, Dinner
& AM Sandboarding Lie-down + PM Quad biking

Day 3: Swakopmund via Windhoek -N/a’an ku sê Wildlife Sanctuary

after an early breathtaking breakfast, you head the road back to Windhoek and proceed to at N/a’an ku sê Lodge known as N/aankuse Wildlife Sanctuary, which provides a safe haven for injured, orphaned or conflict animals.
Whenever possible the goal is to re-introduce the animals into the wild. Only animals too ill, abused or habituated remain at the sanctuary. The lunch is had en route and you arrive in time for the afternoon carnivore feeding activity. You return to freshen up for dinner. The rest of the night can be spent at your siesta.
Naankuse Lodge:
Naankuse Lodge is located only 30-minutes from Hosea Kutako International Airport, the award-winning Naankuse Lodge offers stunning accommodation amidst a 3,200-hectare nature reserve. Our lodge is a not-for-profit eco-tourism establishment, where all profits are plowed back into supporting our charitable projects under the Naankuse Foundation.

Carnivore Feeding – as you can see the big cats are on their way for their meal. Very excited and you will have the most remarkable time.
Overnight: Naankuse Lodge Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner & PM Carnivore feeding drive

Day 4 Departure

Today your guide will drop you off at your accommodation book at own arrangements at Windhoek or at Hosea Kutako International Airport after your remarkable Safari. Were you going to say your goodbyes to your guide.

BON VOYAGE!!!
Your Total Amount for the 6 days’ safari:
Per Person Sharing = NAD/ZAR 22 521 .00
INCLUDED / EXCLUDED
Includes:
– Accommodations
– Vehicle
– Tour Guide
– Activities & Entrance Fees as stated
– Meals as stated
Excludes:
– Local and International flights
– All expenses of a personal nature
– Visa Fees
– Tips and Gratuities
– Personal insurance
Travel Info
Namibia is situated in the South – Western corner of Africa and is a land of remarkable contrasts. Despite its size (four times the size of Great Britain), It is sparsely populated with an estimated population of 2.1 Million people. The small population is largely due to the arid conditions, with a national average rainfall of 270mm per year.
Visa: It is advisable to double –check visa requirements for your country of origin prior to travelling Visas are valid for up to three months from date of entry.
Time Zone: GMT+-2 in the summer (the first Sunday in September to the first Sunday in April);
GMT+-1 in the winter (the first Sunday in April to the first Sunday in September)
Electricity: 220volts AC50hz
Mobile Phones: Mobile communication system is GSM, roaming agreements exist with most international mobile phone operators. Coverage is limited areas.
Internet: There are internet cafes situated throughout the country and most hospitality establishments offer an internet service.
Shopping: Windhoek and Swakopmund offer a selection of stylish shops. Local crafts are sold in specialised, shops, as well as at street markets, most shops are open from Monday to Saturday, with selected shops and street markets open daily.
Money: The Namibian Dollar (NAD: symbol N$) is the country’s official currency.it is equivalent to the South African Rand which is also legal tender in Namibia.
Currency Exchange: Traveller’s cheques can be exchanged during normal banking hours at any of the commercial banks, or at bureau de change offices.
Credit Cards: American Express, Diners Club, MasterCard and Visa are accepted. Check with your credit/debit card company for details of merchant acceptability and other services which may be available. Credit cards are not usually accepted at petrol station. ATM’s for cash withdrawal are readily available in all towns.
Air Travel: The National airline is Air Namibia, offering daily flights from Frankfurt to Windhoek. British Airways, South African Airways, Air Berlin and TAAG also fly to Namibia. Flying time from Frankfurt to Windhoek is 11 hours and flying time between Windhoek and Johannesburg/Cape Town is 2 hours. Departure taxes are levied but included in the ticket price.
Air Charter: Visitors pressed for time may opt to travel from A to B by air. Planes can be chartered from several reputable charter companies.
Travelling by Road: Namibia has approximately 5 450km of well-maintained tarred roads and 37 000km of gravel roads which differ in condition. Vehicles travel on the left-hand side of road. Self-drive visitors should exercise caution when driving on gravel roads. Do not exceed 80km/h.
Car Hire: All major international can rentals are represented in Namibia. Vehicles are available at the Airport and Windhoek city centre, as well as some of the other major centres. An International Driving Permit is required.
What to Pack: Namibia has typical semi-desert climate with hot days and cool nights. It is therefore advisable to include both summer and winter clothing.
Checklist: A small first aid kit, sunglasses, sun protection cream, a hat, moisturizing lotion and lip balm, comfortable walking shoes, a swimsuit, binoculars, toiletries, a small torch, travel insurance documents, and a telephone list (of family/friends/medical practitioner back home to contact in case of emergency) are recommended.
Health: Private medical care in major towns and cities is good, especially in Windhoek. There are several private clinics which maintain international standards. Most remote towns have a modest hospital or clinic.
Vaccinations: Take the usual precautions and consult your doctor. There are no mandatory vaccinations for travelers from Europe. The risk of contracting malaria is restricted mainly to thee northern parts of the country and is usually limited to the wet summer months.
Insurance: It is advisable to take out foreign travel health insurance which includes cover for repatriation. When signing for insurance, ensure that the cost for emergency flights within Namibia is covered, as well as repatriation to your home country. Emergency air evacuation is generally reliable if all paperwork is available and in order. Ensure your contract and passport are easily accessible in case of an emergency.
Weather: The Namib Desert coastline is usually cool with a thick coastal fog. The country has summer rainfall. Summer temperatures are high while the nights are cool. Winter nights can be very cold, but days are generally pleasant. In summer (September to April) the average interior temperature ranges from 20-34C during the day. Temperatures above 40C are often recorded in the extreme north and south of the country. The coast has a relatively stable range of 15-25C. In Winter (April-September) temperatures in the interior range from18-25C during the day and can drop to below freezing at night.