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Namibia’s North

Black Korhaan

Discover the northern Namibia! You will be surprised by the rich diversity of Namibia’s fauna and flora, the extraordinary geological phenomena’s, the historic monuments and ancient art of the local people.

Day 1

Airport – Windhoek

Your trip will start with the drive to Windhoek. Time permitting, you will go on a city tour and explore the most popular landmarks. The rest of the day is at leisure.
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.

Overnight in the Olive Grove Guesthouse
With its grand architecture and ornate details, the Windhoek train station evokes a sense of nostalgia and adventure.

Day 2

Windhoek – Frans Indongo Lodge

The first leg of your journey will lead you north of Otjiwarongo.
Otjiwarongo is one of Namibia’s fast growing towns, with a neat and peaceful quality environment, and many excellent facilities including supermarkets, banks, lodges and hotels.
During the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to go on a well- worthwhile farm drive.

Overnight in the Frans Indongo Lodge
A Majestic Escarpment - The Waterberg plateau rises majestically from the surrounding plains, its imposing cliffs and rugged terrain forming an awe-inspiring natural fortress.

Day 3

Frans Indongo Lodge – Etosha National Park

You will depart for the Etosha National Park after breakfast and drive via Otavi and Tsumeb, a mining town, to the eastern part of the Etosha National Park.
Tsumeb is the largest town in Oshikoto region in northern Namibia. The town is the site of a deep mine (the lower workings now closed), that in its heyday was known simply as "The Tsumeb Mine" but has since been renamed the Ongopolo mine.
On your first game drive, you will get to know some of the abundant wildlife Namibia has to offer.

Overnight in the Mushara Lodge
With its watchful eyes and alert posture, the gnu embodies the spirit of resilience and adaptability that characterizes the wildlife of the savannah.

Day 4

Etosha National Park

You may want to spend the day with game-viewing in the Etosha National Park.
Etosha, meaning ‘place of dry water’, is encloses a huge, flat calcrete depression (or pan) of about 5 000km². The ‘Pan’ provides a great, parched, silver-white backdrop of shimmering mirages to an area of semi-arid savannah grassland and thorn scrub. The pan itself contains water only after very good rains.

Overnight in the Mushara Lodge
With their horned profiles and rugged skin, the rhinos exude an aura of ancient wisdom and primordial power.

Day 5 and 6

Etosha National Park

Enjoy some more game-viewing whilst driving toward the western part of the park. Accommodation is outside the park on the southern boundary.
The salt pans are the most noticeable geological features in the Etosha national park. The main depression covers an area of about 5 000 square kilometres and is roughly 130 km long and as wide as 50 km places. The hypersaline conditions of the pan limit the species that can permanently inhabit the pan itself.

Overnight in the Vreugde Guestfarm
With eyes framed by long lashes and a gentle expression, the giraffe exudes a sense of calm curiosity.

Day 7

Etosha National Park – Twyfelfontein

Today you will leave the Etosha National Park after breakfast and continue your tour via Outjo and Khorixas to Twyfelfontein. En-route you might want to stop at the Petrified Forest for a visit.
There are at least two large tree trunks exposed to view and more may be out of sight. The site was declared a National Monument on 1 March 1950.
In the afternoon, you can go on a sightseeing tour to explore the rock engravings at Twyfelfontein.

Overnight in the Camp Kipwe
Ancient Messages Etched in Stone - The rock engraving at Twyfelfontein tells a silent tale of the past, as intricate patterns and symbols are delicately etched into the rocky canvas.

Day 8

Twyfelfontein – Swakopmund

After breakfast, you can visit the rock engravings at Twyfelfontein and then you continue your journey through the rough Damaraland and drive towards the coastal town of Swakopmund via Uis and the fishers’ town Henties Bay.
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.

Overnight in the Namib Guesthouse
A picturesque jetty nestled in Swakopmund, where land and sea merge in harmonious beauty.

Day 9


In the morning, you might want to go on a boat cruise on the Walvis Bay lagoon just 35 km south of Swakopmund to explore the marine life and having fresh oysters with sparkling wine. The afternoon is spent at leisure.
Swakopmund was founded in 1892 as the main harbor 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. Swakopmund has a lot to offer which include attractions like: the National Marine Aquarium, the Crystal Gallery, the Martin Luther Steam locomotive and “things to do” like fishing, skydiving and quad biking, dune riding, ballooning, camel riding and excellent shopping possibilities.

Overnight in the Namib Guesthouse
A Legacy of History and Education: The historic school building in Swakopmund, embodying a rich cultural heritage and commitment to learning.

Day 10

Swakopmund – Spitzkoppe

Today you will drive to the Erongo Region - your lodge is situated at the Spitzkoppe Mountains.
The Spitzkoppe (from German for "pointed dome"; also referred to as Spitzkop, Groot Spitzkop, or the "Matterhorn of Namibia") is a group of bald granite peaks or inselbergs located between Usakos and Swakopmund in the Namib desert of Namibia.

Overnight in the Spitzkoppen Lodge
Colorful rocky landscape in Spitzkoppe Namibia

Day 11


Explore the beauty of the Spitzkoppe whilst taking a walk, or just enjoy the day at the pool.

Overnight in the Spitzkoppen Lodge
A mesmerizing journey along the road to Spitzkoppe, where rugged landscapes and towering granite formations paint a breathtaking backdrop.

Day 12

Spitzkoppe – Airport

You will depart in time and drive via Okahandja to the Windhoek Airport for your flight home.

A close-up glimpse of the enchanting Welwitschia plant, showcasing its unique and resilient beauty that has thrived for centuries in the Namib Desert.
  • 1. Olive Grove Guesthouse
  • 2. Frans Indongo Loge
  • 3. Mushara Lodge
  • 5. Vreugde Guestfarm
  • 7. Camp Kipwe
  • 8. Namib Guesthouse
  • 10. Spitzkoppen Lodge