8 Day Etosha Self-Drive Adventure

8 Day Etosha Self-Drive Adventure

NAD 25,900 pps *
8 days
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Overview

Experience a self-drive adventure to the notorious Etosha National Park, Okonjima & Erongo Mountains. Spend one night at Okonjima’s Africat Foundation, five nights just outside Etosha National Park, and your last night at Hohenstein Lodge (Erongo Mountains) in Damaraland. This safari includes four complementary activities.

Destinations:

Windhoek, Central Namibia, Etosha, Erongo Mountains

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Map of 8 Day Etosha Self-Drive Adventure

Highlights

  • Africat Foundation - Have close-up encounters with elusive predators
  • Game Drives in Etosha - Do self-drive or guided game drives in Etosha National Park
  • Damaraland - Explore the southern part of Damaraland at Erongo Mountain
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What's Included?

  • Meet & Greet On Arrival
  • 4x4 Vehicle Rental
  • Accommodation As Indicated
  • 24/7 In-Country Support
  • Meals As Indicated
  • Sim card with data
  • Complimentary Activities
  • Care Package for him and her

What's NOT included?

  • Optional Activities
  • International Flights
  • Fuel
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Visas & Visa Applications
  • Gratuities
  • Any Items Of Personal Nature

Itinerary

DAY 1: CENTRAL NAMIBIA

On arrival at Windhoek Airport, you will be met by one of our team members, who will assist you with the collection of your rental vehicle. He will also hand you your complimentary care package. Make your way north to Okonjima Nature Reserve. Here you will spend the night in the Plains Camp; Okonjima is home to the AfriCat Foundation, whose primary focus is the conservation through education, research and rehabilitation of captive cheetahs. An afternoon and early morning game activities are included; make sure to arrive before 16:00.

Accommodation
Okonjima Plains Camp
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

https://okonjima.com/plains-camp/

Included Activities
Afternoon Guided Game Drive
Early Morning Guided Game Drive

Optional Activities:
Nocturnal Game Drive, Cheetah Encounters, Educational Tours, Birding, Nature Trails

DAY 2, 3 & 4: ETOSHA EAST

Spend the next three days at your own pace, going for game drives into Etosha National Park or just spending time at the lodge. And if you don’t feel like driving yourself around, we can arrange a scheduled game drive for you, which is one of the activities offered at the lodge.

Accommodation
Emanya Lodge
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

https://www.emanya.com/

Included Activities
1 Guided Game Drive

Optional Activities:
Self-Drive in Etosha, Private Guided Game Drives, Guided Game Drives, Birding

DAY 5 & 6: ETOSHA SOUTH

You will spend your last two nights in Etosha, just outside the park on the southern border. You can explore the park’s west side, but only on scheduled game drives as it is a restricted area. And these are options that attract additional costs. Or you could take a day and go and visit one of the local Himba tribal villages.

Accommodation
Toshari Lodge or similar
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

https://toshari.com/

Included Activities
1 Guided Game Drive

Optional Activities:
Birding
Guided Himba Village Excursions

DAY 7: DAMARALAND

After Etosha, you will head south to Damaraland; here, you will spend the last night of your Namibian safari tour at the foot of the Erongo Mountains. Hohenstein Lodge is located on the bottom of the highest peak of the Erongo mountains. In the evening, spectacular sunsets bathe the mountain in great red light. The view over the vast landscape extends as far as the Spitzkoppe peak, protruding as a prominent relief from the plain. The lodge is the perfect starting point for exciting outings at the Hohenstein and day trips to the Spitzkoppe or the neighbouring Ameib farm.

Accommodation
Hohenstein Lodge
Dinner, Bed & Breakfast

https://www.ondili.com/en/lodges-en/hohenstein-lodge/

Included Activities
Sundowner Drive

Optional Activities:
Hikes, Jogging, Mountain Biking, Erongo Nature Excursions

DAY 8: END OF TOUR

On arrival in Windhoek, you need to return your rental vehicle. We can either arrange a transfer to the airport or book you one last night in Windhoek before your departure.

Accommodation
Can be booked at an additional charge

Optional Activities:
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