Gazzella Tours

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$4,770 pp (USD)
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Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

Arrival (See Getting There for more details)

  • Clients collect their self-drive vehicle at the airport.
  • Accommodation before the tour starts can be arranged for an extra cost.

Day 1

Welcome to Namibia

Welcome to Namibia

Upon your arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport, we will welcome you and assist you in taking over your rented car. Your first night will be spent at the charming Midgard Country Estate, conveniently situated near the capital city of Windhoek. In the afternoon, you'll have the opportunity to immerse yourself in the awe-inspiring vistas our country has to offer. Your journey will take you in your own car on some off-road passages through untamed savannahs and bushveld, culminating in an ascent to a mountaintop vantage point. The panoramic view from this platform is sure to leave you spellbound, setting the perfect tone for an exhilarating tour through Namibia.

Main Destination:
Otjihavera Mountains (Mountain Range)
Accommodation:
Midgard Country Estate
  • Luxury lodge located near Otjihavera Mountains (Mountain Range)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 2

Fascinating vistas

Fascinating vistas

After a hearty breakfast, you will embark on a mountain adventure. Driving through savanna and bushveld to reach the mountain's summit, you will be enchanted by the breathtaking view from the plateau. Enjoy your off-road experience through the mountains. In the evening, a delicious meal will be served at the Midgard restaurant.

Main Destination:
Otjihavera Mountains (Mountain Range)
Accommodation:
Midgard Country Estate
  • Luxury lodge located near Otjihavera Mountains (Mountain Range)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 3

Cross Country

Cross Country

A hearty breakfast will prepare you for the drive to the Waterberg Plateau Park. After visiting the famous woodcutters’ market at Okahandja, you will travel on tarred and gravel roads to the Waterberg Plateau Lodge and enjoy lunch upon your arrival or en route. During a game drive in open safari vehicles, you will experience the pristine wilderness of the nature reserve. Following an excellent dinner, you can relax and enjoy an evening drink with a stunning and unforgettable view over the Plateau Park.

Main Destination:
Waterberg Plateau Park
Best Time To Visit July to September (Best wildlife viewing)
High Season June to October (The park gets crowded)
Best Weather May to August (Cooler during the day)

Wildlife in Waterberg Plateau

GiraffeCommon
BuffaloOccasional
HyenaOccasional
LeopardVery Rare
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CheetahVery Rare
Wild DogVery Rare
LionNone
ZebraNone
HippoNone
Accommodation:
Waterberg Plateau Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located just outside Waterberg Plateau
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 4

Mountains and Plateaux

Mountains and Plateaux

Your journey leads you to Ai-Aiba - The Rock Painting Lodge. Along the way, take in the beauty of the Erongo Mountains, a volcanic massif. Marvel at the giant rocks scattered throughout this impressive mountain range. These ancient rock formations are the eroded remains of a volcanic complex that's about 130 million years old and famous for its countless rock paintings.

After having lunch at Ai-Aiba, you will explore the area by 4x4 and discover the fascinating Bushman paintings. To conclude another full and captivating day, you will enjoy a relaxing dinner 'under the stars' amidst the rocks.

Main Destination:
Erongo Mountains (Mountain Range)
Accommodation:
Ai Aiba Lodge
  • Mid-range lodge located near Erongo Mountains (Mountain Range)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 5

En route to the coast

En route to the coast

Today, you will face the challenges of Namibia's dry riverbeds and gravel plains as you journey off-road along the Khan River until you reach Swakopmund on the west coast. You will spend the next two nights at the Strand Hotel in Swakopmund. The influence of German colonial times is still very evident in this picturesque coastal town. Enjoy lunch on your way to the Atlantic Ocean.

Main Destination:
Swakopmund (City)
Accommodation:
Strand Hotel Swakopmund
  • Luxury hotel located in Swakopmund (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 6

Dunes and Waves

Dunes and Waves

This day holds many exciting highlights for you. Embark on a boat cruise in the scenic Walvis Bay lagoon, where surprises await you, topped off with a delightful lunch featuring champagne and Namibian oysters. Then you'll embark on a drive along the coast from Sandwich Harbour (a nature reserve) over high dunes until you reach the lagoon of Walvis Bay. This is the ultimate off-road experience! The Walvis Bay lagoon is a bird enthusiast's paradise, where you can spot a variety of birds, including large flocks of flamingos. This thrilling day is topped off with an excellent dinner at one of Swakopmund's popular restaurants – the perfect place to savor fresh fish and the world-famous Namibian oysters.

Main Destination:
Walvis Bay (City)
Accommodation:
Strand Hotel Swakopmund
  • Luxury hotel located in Swakopmund (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 7

Return Journey

Return Journey

In the morning you will be greeted by another delicious breakfast while taking in the view over the Atlantic. Then you start your journey back to Windhoek through the Namib desert. Once in Windhoek you will be charmed by the ambience of Hotel Heinitzburg and it’s stunning views over the capital city.

Main Destination:
Windhoek (City)
Accommodation:
Hotel Heinitzburg
  • Mid-range hotel located in Windhoek (City)
Meals & Drinks:
  • All meals included
  • All drinks (Except for spirits/liquor)

Day 8

"Auf Wiedersehen" (Good bye)

"Auf Wiedersehen" (Good bye)

Today it is 'auf Wiedersehen/Ciao/goodbye/au revoir/adios,' and you drive to Hosea Kutako International Airport where you drop off your rented car and embark upon your homeward journey, taking with you many exciting memories of remarkable experiences.

Main Destination:
Windhoek Airport (Windhoek)
Accommodation:
No accommodation (End of tour)
Meals & Drinks:
  • Breakfast (Lunch & dinner not included)
  • Drinks not included

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

End of tour (See Getting There for more details)

  • Additional accommodation can be arranged for an extra cost.
  • Clients return their self-drive vehicle at the airport.

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