A representative of African Bush Bird Tours will welcome you at the Windhoek International Airport. Your tour starts with a transfer into the capital city of Namibia, Windhoek.
Windhoek is the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia. It is located in central Namibia in the Khomas Highland plateau area, at around 1 700 metres above sea level.
Notable landmarks are: Parliament Gardens, Christ Church and the Tintenpalast.
Your private charter fly-in safari starts from Windhoek Eros Airport and will take you to the far south of Namibia - to the Fish River Canyon. This canyon is the second largest in the world. The rest of the day is spent at leisure – enjoy the most stunning views from the lodge, whilst relaxing at the swimming pool.
On a guided drive into the canyon, which starts in the early morning, you will have the opportunity to experience this canyon from different viewpoints, enjoy an adventurous drive down into the canyon and will be able to explore some areas on foot.
The Fish River Canyon is the second largest canyon in the world and the largest in Africa, as well as the second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia. It features a gigantic ravine, in total about 160 km long, up to 27 km wide and in places almost 550 metres deep.
Today’s flight over the Namib Desert will give you the experience of the vast distances of landscapes of Namibia. You will participate on a scenic drive in the afternoon. The rest of the day you will have at leisure.
Just before sunrise, we start of to the famous dunes of Sossusvlei. Experience the colour change of the dunes as the bountiful sunshine passes over them.
The sand dunes of Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert are thought to be the highest dunes in the world. The best time to view Sossusvlei is close to sunrise and sunset, when colours and shades change constantly, offering a photographer’s dream.
Afterwards we will return to the lodge and fly over the wonderful dune landscape to the Atlantic coastline towards Swakopmund.
This morning, you will be taken to Walvis Bay for a dolphin cruise in the lagoon. Whilst learning a lot about the marine life of the Atlantic Ocean, you can enjoy some fresh oysters and champagne on board. You will be back in Swakopmund by lunch time. The afternoon is at leisure.
Swakopmund was founded in 1892 as the main harbour for German South-West Africa, and a sizable part of its population is still German-speaking today. Boats were offloaded at Swakopmund’s landmark, the jetty.
Enjoy another good breakfast in the guesthouse, before your flight will take off into Namibia’s inland - to the bizarre landscapes of the Damaraland. If weather permitting, you’ll fly along a part of the Skeleton Coast.
Damaraland is one of the most scenic areas in Namibia, a huge, untamed, ruggedly beautiful region that offers the more traveller a more adventurous challenge.
Once again you have the opportunity to take part in guided walks and drives through these scenic landscapes. On many occasions, you’ll have the possibility to see some of the antelopes of this region, or if you are very lucky, see the Desert Elephants. Th Desert Elephants are not a distinct species of elephant but are African bush elephants that have made their homes in the Namib and Sahara deserts.
Today we fly to the eastern boarder of the Etosha National Park.
In the vast arid space of Northern Namibia lies one of Southern Africa’s best loved wildlife sanctuaries. Etosha National Park offers excellent game viewing in one of Africa’s most accessible venues.
On a guided afternoon drive into the Etosha National Park you will get to know Africa’s wild animals.
Enjoy the early morning as well as afternoon game drive into the national park to witness the abundant wildlife. With only a little luck you will see some elephants, giraffes and lions. The afternoon is spent leisure at the beautiful Mushara Lodge.
After a hearty breakfast, you will leave Mushara Lodge and fly via the central highland back to the Windhoek International Airport.
- 1. Olive Grove Guesthouse
- 2. Fish River Lodge
- 3. Hoodia Desert Lodge
- 4. Villa Margherita
- 6. Etendeka Mountain Camp
- 8. Mushara Lodge