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10-Day Namibian Explorer from Windhoek

  • 10-day Namibian Explorer from Windhoek
  • See the country's top natural and cultural attractions
  • Visit the towering red dunes of Sossusvlei and the haunting Skeleton Coast
10-Day Namibian Explorer from Windhoek
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10-Day Namibian Explorer from Windhoek
From US$1,570.17

Experience Namibia's top attractions on an exciting 10-day Explorer tour from Windhoek. Set out from the capital city to take in the best this country offers. Learn about the rehabilitation of wildlife at Okonjima's Africat Foundation; enjoy a full-day safari in Etosha National Park; engage with locals in a traditional Himba Village and marvel at the incredible red dunes of Sossusvlei. There's also a free day to explore on your own and a visit to Namibia's incredibly barren and so-aptly named Skeleton Coast. Spend evenings camping beneath Africa's starry skies.

What to Expect
Day 1: Windhoek – Okonjima (300km) (BLD) (Camping)
Depart from Windhoek and continue north.We aim to arrive at Okonjima during the middle afternoon. Okonjima is the home of the Africat Foundation. Afternoon guided tour to see some cheetah and the Africat rehabilitation programme. Camping under the stars.

Day 2: Okonjima – Etosha National Park (300km) (BLD) (Camping)
An early start and continuing north to Namutoni camp in Etosha National Park. During the cool of the late afternoon for our first game drive. After your evening meal there are still more chances to see Etosha’s big game at Namutoni’s floodlit waterhole.

Day 3: Etosha National Park (Full Day Game Drive) (BLD) (Camping)
A full day’s game driving. Along the way we visit several waterholes before continuing to Okaukuejo. Okaukuejo is famous for its waterhole, which has been described as one of the “best game viewing opportunities in Southern Africa”

Day 4: Okaukuejo – Grootberg area (310km) (BLD) (Camping)
Leaving Etosha we begin our journey south to the Grootberg region. Within this area we visit a Himba Village – the only traditionally functioning Himba community outside the far north Kaokoland region of Namibia From here it is a short drive on to The Hoada Community Campsite.We overnight – camping under the stars.

Day 5: Grootberg area – Twyfelfontein (190 km) (BLD) (Camping)
Today we head into one of the most beautiful desert regions in Namibia, Damaraland. Also visiting the ancient Bushman rock engravings at Twyfelfontein. Overnight camping in the area.

Day 6: Twyfelfontein – Swakopmund, Skeleton Coast (420 km) (BL) (Chalet)
Depart from Twyfelfontein area, and continue to the coast of Namibia. Visiting the Cape Cross Seal Reserve en route.
The next destination is Swakopmund.. We aim to arrive in the late afternoon giving us time to explore the town on foot before sunset.

Day 7: Today is a free day. Lunch and dinner today is not included in the price of the safari and will be for the client’s own account

Day 8: Swakopmund – Sesriem area (300 km) (BLD) (Camping)
We first make a stop at Walvis Bay. Our next stop, the tiny town of Solitaire. We aim to arrive at our camp during the late afternoon and watch the colours glow and change on distant mountains to the east.

Day 9: Sesriem – Sossusvlei (Camping) (BLD)
Early morning start. Visiting Dune 45, Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. As the day cools off in the late afternoon we will take a short excursion to the Sesriem Canyon.

Day 10: After breakfast we head back to Windhoek. Arrive back in Windhoek in the late afternoon.
Reviews (19)
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago
Read This before joining the tour

I have signed up for the 10 Day Discovery Tour and given the reviews I was expecting a great tour and service The tour covered a lot of interesting area of namibia but the service received was below any level of decency given the associated...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank Emanuele T
Mari K, Manager at Wild Dog Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We so value all our reviews, and although the norm for us is very happy clients, we do listen to the points that are raised in such reviews and therefor I will also be honest with my responses. Yes, this trip had to have a...More

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
If you're thinking of taking Wild Dog's 10-Day Namibian Explorer from Windhoek, read this first.

We signed up for the 10 Day Discovery Tour with high expectations founded on the reputation of Wild Dog Safaris, tempered by a fair understanding of what would be offered according to a detailed written description of the tour. We looked forward to an introduction...More

Date of experience: November 2018
3  Thank vermonterabroad
Mari K, Manager at Wild Dog Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 3 weeks ago

We are really sorry that your expectations were not completely met on this safari although we are pleased to hear that some aspects did. We certainly welcome fair criticism and will always strive to sort out any problems our clients may have. Yes, the vehicle...More

Reviewed 19 October 2018
Namibia revealed

My 10 day camping tour of Namibia was a very enjoyable introduction to a fascinating country. Guide Ian was a fount of information. It seemed impossible to point to a plant or animal that he didnt know the common and scientific name of. And Mathew...More

Date of experience: September 2018
1  Thank Linda K
Reviewed 15 October 2018 via mobile
Excellent organisation, quality higher than expected

Pros: Anja from Wild Dogs did an excellent job communicating over email around what we wanted as it was a customisation of the standard 10 day tour, the price was really good value whilst the quality of hotels, campsite and vehicle we received was very...More

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Reviewed 4 August 2018

I cannot recommend Wild Dog Safaris highly enough. My kids loved every second of the trip. Our guides were knowledgeable, professional and kind. I have no complaints. I wish we could go again tomorrow. I miss traveling with Wild Dog already.

Date of experience: June 2018
2  Thank Sarah S
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Response from Justin M | Reviewed this property |
I guess these answers might be a bit late? 1. That I don’t know (but the accommodation is tents and not rooms, except for two nights in Swakopmund in the middle of the tour. 2. I think that comes with luck of the draw - age... More