Definitive Namibia Itinerary

8 Days 7 Nights

Itinerary Overview

Namibia offers dramatic landscapes, unusual wildlife and a wide range of memorable activities. This safari covers a vast and diverse land in a short space of time: Kwessi Dunes is in the NamibRand Nature Reserve, with its spectacular desert landscape; Hoanib Valley Camp on the Hoanib River, the perfect location to search for the unique desert adapted animals of the region; Shipwreck Lodge, the only lodge within the Skeleton Coast National Park, beautifully positioned in the sand overlooking the sea.

Day 1 Windhoek, Nimibia

Transfer from Windhoek airport to Olive Grove Guest House.

Hotel: Olive Grove Guest House
Day 2 Windhoek – NamibRand Reserve

After breakfast, transfer to Eros Airport where you will meet your pilot and take to the skies flying to NamibRand Nature Reserve. 

Hotel: Kwessi Dunes Lodge
Day 3 NamibRand Reserve

Enjoy a day trip to the Sossusvlei Dunes, walks within the reserve, quad biking and stargazing. 

(Hot Air Ballooning can be booked at extra cost.)

Hotel: Kwessi Dunes Lodge
Day 4 NamibRand Reserve – Swakopmund - Hoanib Valley

Return to the airstrip for a flight across the desert to the Atlantic coast. 

Touch down in Swakopmund for a seafood lunch on the beach. 

Resume your flight to the Hoanib Valley. 

Hotel: Hoanib Valley Camp
Day 5 Hoanib Valley

Activities include Desert Game drives in search of desert adapted animals, nature walks through dry riverbeds and a chance to spend a fascinating morning with the local Himba communities.

Hotel: Hoanib Valley Camp
Day 6 Hoanib Valley – Skeleton Coast

A full day traveling overland following the course of the Haonib River to the Skeleton Coast. 

Hotel: Shipwreck Lodge
Day 7 Skeleton Coast

Explore the coastline with its dramatic shipwrecks and visit the Mowe seal colony.

Optional activities include quad biking and sandboarding.

Wrap up the day with a Sundowner drive to hear the roaring dunes. 

Hotel: Shipwreck Lodge
Day 8 Skeleton Coast - Windhoek

Fly back to Windhoek.