Namibia Luxury Fly-In Safaris: Our Top Picks
Namibia, known for its striking contrasts, from sprawling national parks to rugged coastlines and abundant wildlife, offers an unparalleled safari experience.
Although self-drive safaris and guided-safaris are a great way to explore this enchanting land, nothing quite rivals the thrill of a fly-in safari, especially if you’re looking to travel in style.
A fly-in safari is the epitome of luxury, whisking you away to remote and breathtaking destinations with ease and comfort. Fly-in safaris are also a great choice if you’re a little bit pressed for time and you want to see and do as much as you can during your trip away.
In this article, we are thrilled to present our top picks for unforgettable fly-in safaris in the mesmerising landscapes of Namibia. These carefully crafted fly-in safaris cater to the discerning traveller who seeks exclusive adventures, personalised service, and the opportunity to explore Namibia’s hidden gems. Each itinerary promises an extraordinary journey, encompassing diverse activities and stays in handpicked lodges that embody the essence of luxury in the heart of the wild.
Experience the very essence of Namibia’s diverse landscapes on this unforgettable 10-day luxury fly-in safari. Your adventure begins amidst the surreal beauty of Sossusvlei, where you’ll witness the iconic red sand dunes glowing in the early morning light. Take leisurely hikes through these towering giants and explore the otherworldly Deadvlei, a clay pan adorned with ancient, desiccated camel-thorn trees.
Next, venture into the stunning region of Damaraland, where rugged landscapes reveal the rich history of ancient cultures. Marvel at the Twyfelfontein rock engravings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, and visit the fascinating geological wonders of Burnt Mountain and the Organ Pipes.
Your luxury journey culminates in Etosha National Park, a wildlife sanctuary teeming with incredible biodiversity. Enjoy thrilling game drives and witness majestic elephants, graceful antelope, and the elusive big cats. Moreover, visit the Ongava Research Centre to gain deeper insights into wildlife conservation efforts.
Throughout your safari, you’ll be accommodated in luxury lodges, including the Hoodia Desert Lodge, offering exquisite views of the desert; the charming and unique Camp Kipwe; and the eco-friendly Anderssons At Ongava, nestled amid the captivating wilderness.
Embark on a truly epic 17-day adventure, traversing the length and breadth of Namibia’s diverse landscapes. Your journey commences in the mesmerising Sossusvlei, where you’ll be awestruck by the immense sand dunes that change colour with the shifting sun. Climb to the summit of Dune 45 and be rewarded with breathtaking panoramic views.
From the desert, you’ll be flown to the charming coastal town of Swakopmund, where the Atlantic Ocean meets the dunes of the Namib Desert. Enjoy the thrilling Sandwich Harbour Tour, a 4x4 excursion through towering sand dunes that plunge into the sea.
Next, experience the rugged and remote Skeleton Coast, with its haunting shipwrecks and eerie landscapes. Fly over this barren yet beautiful coastline, witnessing nature’s raw power and untouched beauty.
Continue to the ancient landscapes of Damaraland and Kaokoland, home to unique desert-adapted wildlife and fascinating cultures. Encounter the nomadic Himba people, known for their traditional way of life, and gain a deeper understanding of their ancient customs.
Finally, revel in the prolific wildlife of Etosha National Park, renowned for its vast salt pans and abundant game. Delight in game drives that offer sightings of lions, elephants, giraffes, and an array of birdlife.
Throughout this incredible journey, you’ll be treated to crème de la crème of Namibia’s lodge. You will stay at the remote and exclusive Serra Cafema, perched on the banks of the Kunene River; the eco-friendly Ongava Tented Camp, offering breathtaking views over a waterhole; and the exclusive Hoanib Skeleton Coast Camp, nestled in a remote valley of the Kaokoveld.
Immerse yourself in the lap of extravagance as you embark on an 11-day safari that showcases the very best of Namibia’s beauty and luxury. Begin your journey in the enchanting Namibrand Nature Reserve, a pristine wilderness boasting vast desert plains, rugged mountains, and unique flora and fauna. At the Wolwedans Dunes Lodge, experience sublime comfort while surrounded by the spectacular scenery.
Next, venture into the iconic Sossusvlei, where you’ll be humbled by the towering red dunes that seem to stretch endlessly. At the Sossusvlei Desert Lodge, indulge in luxurious accommodation with unrivalled desert views.
From the desert, you’ll be whisked away to the charming coastal town of Swakopmund, where adventure awaits. Take a scenic flight over the barren Skeleton Coast, witnessing its haunting beauty and hidden secrets.
Continue your journey to the remote wilderness of Kaokoland, a land of dramatic landscapes and traditional cultures. Visit the Himba tribe, known for their intricate hairstyles and striking ochre-coloured skin, and gain a unique insight into their way of life.
Finally, end your extravaganza with thrilling game drives in Etosha National Park, spotting an array of wildlife in their natural habitat. Stay at the Little Ongava Lodge, offering exclusive experiences and breathtaking views of the African savannah.
Create unforgettable family memories on this 13-day luxury fly-in safari, carefully designed to cater to the needs of both parents and children. Begin your adventure in the striking Sossusvlei, where the family can embark on thrilling activities such as hiking and the option of a hot air balloon ride over the stunning dunes.
Next, venture into the exclusive Namibrand Nature Reserve, known for its pristine desert landscapes and thriving wildlife. Explore the reserve on mountain bikes, taking in the beauty of the desert from a different perspective.
Continue to the bustling coastal town of Swakopmund, where a wide range of family-friendly activities awaits. From marine cruises to quad biking in the dunes, there is something for everyone to enjoy.
Next, delve into the fascinating landscapes of Damaraland, known for its unique geological formations and ancient rock engravings. Embark on self-guided nature walks, perfect for exploring with the family.
Finally, experience the incredible wildlife of Etosha National Park, renowned for its diverse wildlife population. Enjoy game drives and sunset drives, offering opportunities to spot lions, elephants, rhinos, and more.
Throughout your family adventure, you’ll be accommodated in family-friendly lodges, including the exclusive Little Kulala, offering spacious family units; the Wolwedans Dune Camp, providing comfort in the heart of the desert; the inviting Strand Hotel, conveniently located in Swakopmund, and the Ongava Tented Camp, boasting family units and exciting wildlife encounters.
This 17-day adventure offers the opportunity to immerse yourself in the diverse landscapes and abundant wildlife of Namibia, Chobe, and Victoria Falls. Begin your adventure in Windhoek, Namibia’s capital city, and experience its vibrant culture and warm hospitality.
Next, venture into the iconic Sossusvlei, where you’ll be blown away by the vastness of the sand dunes and the beauty of Deadvlei. Take in the breathtaking scenery from a hot air balloon, offering a truly unforgettable experience.
From the desert, fly to the remote Skeleton Coast, a land of stark beauty and untouched wilderness. Track rare desert-adapted wildlife and witness the remains of shipwrecks scattered along the coastline.
Next, journey into the wildlife haven of Etosha National Park, where you’ll have the opportunity to spot an array of animals, from majestic elephants to graceful antelope and elusive big cats.
Cross the border into Botswana and explore the legendary Chobe National Park, home to one of the densest concentrations of wildlife in Africa. Take part in thrilling game drives and boat safaris, offering opportunities to encounter the famous Chobe elephants and an abundance of birdlife.
The grand finale awaits at Victoria Falls, where the majestic curtain of cascading water captivates all who behold it. Feel the mist on your face as you explore the falls, and perhaps partake in a range of exciting activities, including fishing.
Throughout this safari of a lifetime, you’ll be treated to stays at some world class loges that harmoniously blend with their surroundings. Each lodge and camp offers a unique and immersive experience, ensuring that every night is as magical as the days’ adventures.
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At SecretNamibia, we are driven by a passion for showcasing the hidden gems of Namibia. With our expertise in curating luxury safaris and our commitment to sustainability, we aim to create meaningful connections between travellers and the awe-inspiring landscapes of the Soul of Africa.
If you’re interested in any of the fly-in safaris mentioned above, please reach out and contact us today and we’ll get back to you very shortly. Whether you’re a group, couple, or family, keep in mind that we can tailor our safaris to suit your unique preferences and desires!
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