Start your married life in the clouds, explore the vast landscapes of Namibia with a birds eye view, taking in the highlights of the towering dunes of Sossusvlei, harsh landscape of Damaraland and the game filled pans in the Etosha National Park. Convenient flights to Cape Town make it a perfect extension for some rest and relaxation before returning home, with lots to see and do, complimented by great food, wine and scenery.
Depart on early evening flight from London Heathrow to Johannesburg.
On arrival early morning check in onward flight to Windhoek, where you will be met and transferred to Olive Grove for a 1 night stay in a luxury room, breakfast included.
This afternoon you will have time to relax, explore the city and prepare for your journey ahead.
Accommodation: Olive Grove
Road transfer to the airport for light aircraft flight into the Sossusvlei for a 3 night stay at Kulala Desert Lodge with all meals, twice daily scheduled camp activities, park fees and all local drinks included
The canvas “kulalas” at Kulala Desert Lodge have a roof top deck for those who want to sleep under the stars and take in the vistas. The lodge has a private access directly into the dunes of Sossusvlei, a lounge, dining area, plunge pool and deck overlooking the Tsauchab River. Optional activities include an opportunity to quad bike or an early morning hot air ballooning flight.
Accommodation: Kulala Desert Lodge
A scenic three-hour flight takes you over the Namib Desert, into the Skeleton Coast’s before turning inland to northern Damaraland for a 2 night stay at Doro Nawas on a rocky outcrop in the breathtaking Aba-Huab River Valley with all meals, twice daily scheduled camp activities, park fees and all local drinks included
Here you will head out on the search of the desert-adapted species such as the desert-adapted elephant, gemsbok, kudu, springbok, steenbok and occasionally the rare desert-adapted black rhino. Escorted game, nature drives and walks explore the Huab and Aba Huab river systems, view Africa’s largest collection of petroglyphs the prehistoric rock engravings and Bushman rock art at Twyfelfontein and other geological phenomenon to be seen are the Petrified Forest, Burnt Mountain and Organ Pipes.
Accommodation: Doro Nawas
Etosha National Park
Light aircraft into the north of the country to the game rich Etosha saltpans for a 2 night stay at Andersson’s Tented Camp in the private 30 000-hectare (74 000-acre) Ongava Game Reserve, south of Etosha National Park’s Andersson Gate, with all meals, twice daily scheduled camp activities, park fees and all local drinks included.
Activities include guided game drives into Etosha and the option for guided walks and night drives on Ongava Reserve with plenty of wildlife to see, such as springbok, gemsbok, wildebeest, Hartmann’s mountain zebra, elephant, red hartebeest, giraffe, eland, Burchell’s zebra, lion, leopard and cheetah. Not forgetting more unusual species include Damara dik-dik, the endemic black-faced impala, both black and white rhino and prolific bird life is prolific
Accommodation: Andersson's Camp
Light aircraft flight back to Windhoek, where you will be met and transferred to Olive Grove for a 1 night stay in a luxury room, breakfast included.
Accommodation: Olive Grove
Early transfer to the airport for direct flight to Cape Town for a four night a Clarendon Fresnaye in a superior room with breakfast and comprehensive Group C hire car for the duration to explore the city under your own steam.
The guest house has an excellent central location to visit the V&A Waterfront & City bowl, Camps Bay is a short drive and scenic drive of Chapman’s Peak takes you into the Southern suburbs to see the Cape Point Nature Reserve and penguins at Boulders Beach. The winelands are only 40 minutes away and in whale watching season, Hermanus is 2 hours away offering shore based whale watching June-October.
Accommodation: The Clarendon Fresnaye
Drive to the Cape Town Airport, return hire car and check in for return direct overnight flight to London.
Pricing Information & Dates
14 day tour, from £4980 per person
• International flights from London Heathrow
• Internal seat on aircraft flights as specified
• All meals
• Local drinks
• Car hire
• Breakfast in Cape Town
• Items of a personal nature
• Car hire extras
• Additional meals in Cape Town
• Visa fees
• Based on a minimum of 2 travellers
• Luggage restriction of 15 kg per person in soft bags
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