African Extravaganza tours and safaris

Code STE4. Etosha Shuttle
Duration: 4 Days/3 Nights
Departure: Wednesday
Minimum
: 2 persons

Day 1 - Wednesday: Depart Windhoek northbound. Possible short stop at Mount Etjo where further guests may join the tour. Continue via Outjo into Etosha National Park, where we undertake the first game drive in our vehicle en-route to a Rest camp.
DBB – Etosha one of the Rest camps or privately owned lodge nearby
Day 2 - Thursday: The entire day will be spent in the park, exploring the waterholes along this enormous saltpan. Lunch stop a one of the rest camps. (lunch not included) DBB – Etosha one of the Rest camps or privately owned lodge nearby
Day 3 – Friday: Another day of explorations in this world famous National Park. Your guide will introduce you to the complex subject of managing such an enormous reserve. Lunch stop at one of the Rest camps (lunch not included). We leave the park late afternoon. DBB – Eastern Border of Etosha – preferably Mokuti Lodge
Day 4 – Saturday: Visit Lake Otjikoto and the mine museum in Tsumeb. Opportunity to join the group en-route to Victoria Falls. Continue towards Windhoek via Otjiwarongo and Okahandja where we will visit the Herero graves and a local handicraft market. Tour ends on arrival in Windhoek late afternoon. B

Included: Includes: 3 Breakfast, 3 Dinner, Accommodation, Non alcoholic drinks on board, transport in air-conditioned vehicles (up to 10-15 pax) and guide, porterage, entrance fees, sightseeing as specified, extensive passenger liability insurance. This tour is operated in co-operation with Springbok Atlas

Code STS7. Southern Tour
Duration: 7 days/6 nights

Highlights: Kalahari, Quiver tree forest, Fish River Canyon, Lüderitz + Kolmanskop, Namib Desert, Sossusvlei, Welwitschia, Moon landscape + Swakopmund.

Day 1 Saturday:
Depart Windhoek and drive via Rehoboth into Kalahari Desert for overnight. A scenic drive will be undertaken towards sunset (in open vehicles).
DBB Kalahari region – preferably Auob Lodge
Day 2 Sunday:
Drive through Kalahari and visit the Quiver tree forest near Keetmanshoop. Stop in Keetmanshoop, opportunity to enjoy lunch on own account. Continue via Naute Dam; view Fish River Canyon’s most spectacular northern fringes.
DBB Fish River region - preferably Canyon Lodge
Day 3 Monday:
Continue towards coast via Aus. Possibility to see desert adapted horses on entering Namib Desert. Enjoy spectacular scenery on way to Lüderitz where we arrive around midday. Scenic drive around southern peninsula during afternoon.
DBB Lüderitz region - preferably Nest Hotel
Day 4 Tuesday:
Visit Kolmanskop, a deserted diamond town and today a museum. Duwisib Castle will be visited during the afternoon. Onwards towards Maltahöhe.
DBB Maltahöhe region – preferably Hammerstein Rest Camp
Day 5 Wednesday:
Early start to visit Sossusvlei, where we will undertake a scenic drive with 4x4 vehicles into the heart of the Namib Desert. Sesriem Canyon will be visited later and the village Solitaire on our way past the Namib Naukluft Mountains.
DBB Namib Naukluft Park region – preferably Namib Naukluft Lodge
Day 6 Thursday:
Drive through Kuiseb Canyon and continue towards coast. A packed lunch will be enjoyed along the road. See ‘Welwitschia mirabilis’, a plant that is said to grow older than 1000 years. Visit Moon landscape before arriving in Swakopmund.
LP + DBB Swakopmund region – preferably Hansa Hotel
Day 7 Friday:
Visit Walvis Bay Lagoon to view seabirds. Continue inland towards the towns of Usakos and Karibib, where we visit Henckert’s Centre. Visit Herero graves and handicraft market in Okahandja. Tour ends on arrival in Windhoek during the afternoon. B

SOUTHERN TOUR includes:
6 Breakfast, 1 Lunch (pack), 6 Dinner, Accommodation, Non alcoholic drinks on board the vehicle, transport in air-conditioned vehicles and guide, porterage, entrance fees, sightseeing as specified, passenger liability insurance.
General Notes:
- Guaranteed weekly departures, unless otherwise indicated
- Minimum 1 maximum 10 passengers, unless otherwise indicated
- German + English Guided
- Private departures possible in most languages
- All itineraries are subject to change
- Excluded: personal expenses and drinks, all flights, personal insurance, Visa Fees and Airport Tax in Zimbabwe, Tips for Tour guide
- Tailor-made packages available for FIT + Group tours
- Fly-in and fly-drive packages available on request
- Conditions of Imperial and/or Europcar Rental apply for self-drives
- Fully equipped 4x4 vehicles for hire, rates on request
- Pick-up and drop off to any central Windhoek Hotel or Guest House included
- City Tours
- This tour is operated in co-operation with Springbok Atlas.

Grande Namibia
Duration: 11 days/10 nights
Departure
: Every second Monday
Minimum
: 2 persons
Maximum: 10 persons

This Safari leads to the highlights of Namibia. We show you the oldest desert on earth, the Namib; the great Etosha National Park with game in abundance; the rough terrain of the Damaraland with the rockengravings at Twyfelfontein and Namibia’s coastal resort, Swakopmund. Namibia also means colourful and friendly people! Included in this safari is a visit to a native village, where life is going at a different pace.
This Safari is the modern way of traveling: small groups, getting acquainted with many aspects of the country. Don’t rush, take your time and enjoy yourself – also included: a night at a spa, where you can spoil yourself with wellness treatments.
For the very active and restless visitor, we offer additional optional tours, which you can book and join individually depending on your interests.

Monday: Windhoek. Depart at around 09:00 from Windhoek via the scenic and steep Spreetshoogte Pass to the beautifully set Namib Naukluft Lodge. A light lunch will be served. During the afternoon you have time to relax at the swimming pool and/or join a walking trail in the mountains. (Optional: A flight in a light aircraft over the dunes at Sossusvlei)
Overnight with full board at Namib Naukluft Lodge.
Tuesday: Namib Naukluft Lodge. An early morning rise will be rewarded by the sight of the spectacular dunes at Sossusvlei on your excursion. Make the effort and climb one of the dunes and you may be overwhelmed by the sight of the dynamic and living desert. A full breakfast will be served under one of the camelthorn trees at Sossusvlei. Visit the Sesriem Canyon before returning to the Lodge for lunch. During the late afternoon a sundowner drive to the natural marble mountains on the 25,000 ha private nature reserve is offered. Overnight with full board at Namib Naukluft Lodge.
Wednesday: Namib Naukluft Lodge. En route to Swakopmund we will drive through the Namib Desert. Enjoy the Kuiseb Canyon, the drive along the Swakop riverbed and stops at the moonlandscape and at the Welwitschia Mirabilis, an ancient plant endemic to the Namib Desert. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure and you can explore the little coastal resort on your own. Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Hansa Hotel or the Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre.
Thursday: Swakopmund. We will drive to Walvis Bay this morning and you may want to join one of the optional tours (Kayaking in the Walvis Bay lagoon, Quadbiking on the dunes en route to Walvis Bay, a boattrip from the Walvis Bay yacht harbour, etc.) or you might enjoy walking along the lagoon and view the prolific birdlife with a huge population of flamingoes.
Return to Swakopmund in the afternoon and enjoy the rest of the day at leisure. (Optional: A sundowner flight along the coastline in a small aircraft) Overnight on a bed and breakfast basis at the Hansa Hotel or the Swakopmund Hotel & Entertainment Centre.
Friday: Swakopmund. Today we drive along the coastline via Henties Bay and Uis to the vast regions of the Damaraland. We shall visit the famous rock-engravings at Twyfelfontein and arrive at the Lodge during the course of the afternoon. The rest of the day is at leisure Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Twyfelfontein Lodge.
Saturday: Huab Lodge. We carry on to the beautifully situated Huab Lodge to take part in some of the activities offered in this magnificent area, where desert elephants are common visitors. A nature drive and birdwatching at Huab Lodge are unforgettable highlights. Your hosts, Suzi and Jan van der Reep are some of the most knowledgable and well-known conservationists in Namibia and their love for nature will make your stay an unforgettable one. (Optional wellness treatments are available upon request.) Overnight on a full board basis at Huab Lodge.
Sunday: Huab Lodge. After breakfast we depart to one of the lodges near the western gate of the Etosha National Park, Otjovasandu. During the afternoon you may want to join an optional game-drive on one of the farms. The rare Mountain Zebra and Elan antelopes are found here. (Today you may wish to do an optional side-trip by light aircraft or by vehicle visiting a native Himba tribe on a farm in the area.) Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Hobatere Lodge, Kavita Lion Lodge or Rustig Toko Lodge.
Monday: Otjovasandu. Today we enter the Etosha National Park at the western side. This gate is closed for the public and only open for tour operators with special permit. We shall see the ‘Haunted Forest’, before we arrive at Okaukuejo. A floodlit waterhole at either of the camps enables you to view the game also during the evening and night time, which is otherwise not possible. Dinner, bed and breakfast at Okaukuejo or Halali Rest Camp.
Tuesday: Etosha National Park. A whole day in this great National Park lies ahead of us and we shall stop at various waterholes en route to view game. This Park is well-known for its huge herds of zebra and antelope. With a bit of luck we should be able to spot elephant, lion and/or other predators. We leave the Park at the eastern side and overnight at Mokuti Lodge just outside the Van Lindequist gate. Dinner, bed and breakfast at Mokuti Lodge.
Wednesday: Mokuti Lodge. We enter once more into the Etosha National Park and explore the ‘Fisherman’s Pan’ as well as the north-eastern part at Andoni. We leave the Park through the newly opened Nehale Lya Mpingana Gate and visit a typical Ovambo village just outside. You have the opportunity to gain a little bit of insight to these native inhabitants living in their ‘Kraals’. We return the same route through the Etosha National Park for more game viewing before we arrive at Mokuti Lodge. Overnight, dinner, bed and breakfast at Mokuti Lodge.
Thursday: Mokuti Lodge. After breakfast we depart to Tsumeb an old mining town. We visit the ethnological museum here and continue via Otjiwarongo to Okahandja, where we stop at the woodcrafters market. You can do some shopping here before we arrive in Windhoek during the later afternoon. End of Safari.

Included: Safari in a small group with a qualified English and/or German speaking tour-guide. Accommodation and meals as listed above: Breakfast in each establishment, 3x lunch and 8x dinner. Activities as mentioned in the itinerary are included. All optional tours are to clients own account. Park-entrance-fees and porterage, as well as medical emergency evacuation insurance (to the nearest hospital) is also included. Still and sparkling water on board the bus free of charge.
Excluded: Meals not listed above have to be paid by the client directly (e.g. 8x lunch and 2x dinner in Swakopmund). All optional tours and trips are to be paid in advance or to the tour guide, who will gladly assist with the necessary reservations. Tips, personal insurances and other personal items are excluded.

Code STDW A. Windhoek City Tour
Optional activities during your stay in Windhoek
Minimum
: 2 persons
Includes: Snacks

• Depart from hotel
• Supreme Court
• Christus Kirche: Church for the German Lutheran congregation built with large sandstone blocks in 1907 in neo-Romanesque style. It stands as a symbol of peace.
• Reiterdenkmal 1912: This statue commemorates German soldiers and officers killed in action during battles against indigenous people in 1904 – 1907.
• Tinten Palast 1913: Government building that has housed many governments since its inception. It currently accommodates both houses of Parliament.
• Alte Feste: First German military barracks and headquarters. Currently a national monument and museum.
• Turnhalle
• Old Railway Building 1912/13: It houses a museum depicting the history of transport in Namibia. On display outside is, inter alia, an old Locomotive of the Prussian army taken into service in 1887.
• Nakara: This is a shortened form of Namibia Karakul, referring to the mainly black sheep that formed an integral part of the Namibian economy in the South. Here various animal hides and leather are tanned and processed. Leather items are offered for sale to the public, e.g. leather handbags, wallets, etc.
• German Cemetery
• Sanderburg / Heinitzburg Castle
• Katutura – Penduka Arts & Crafts: “Penduka” means “wake up!” At this centre handicraft of indigenous women are on display and for sale to the public. Nearby a small cultural village can be visited.
• Wood carvers: People from the Kavango Region in the north of Namibia offer their carved products for sale. Wood of dead dolfwood (teak) trees is used to carve mainly animal figurines, wooden bowls, etc.

Code STDW B. Township Tour
Optional activities during your stay in Windhoek
Minimum
: 2 persons

Introduction to the history of Katutura, visits depending on the personal interest of the client to:
• Cultural content
• Historical content
• Visits to schools
• Kindergartens
• Homesteads

These may include:
• Old Cemetery: The oldest cemetery in the vicinity of Windhoek. Established before the Herero rebellion in 1904.
• ‘Single Quarters’: These used to be one-person houses for contract workers, where their families were not allowed to live.
• Street markets: It is interesting to see the meat market, tribal clothing and homemade food. Opportunity to taste homemade bread or dried caterpillars. Offers contact with the locals.
• Recycling Projects: Women make various articles out of used paper. Also a perfect place for souvenir shopping.
• Penduka Development Project: “Penduka” means “wake up!”. A craft centre with restaurant, bar and gift shop.
• Possibly Shebeens and Cuca Shops: Shebeens are little bars and Cuca Shops are small grocery stores. Experience the hustle and bustle of daily life in Katutura.

Code AE6. SOSSUSVLEI SHUTTLE
Duration
: 3 days/2 nights
Windhoek-Windhoek or Swakopmund-Swakopmund

Departure: daily, 14.00 summer, 13.00 winter
Minimum
: 2 persons

Day 1: Windhoek. Depart at around 14h00 (during Namibian Wintertime – 13h00) from Windhoek via the scenic and steep Spreetshoogte Pass to the beautifully set Namib Naukluft Lodge. Overnight on a dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Namib Naukluft Lodge.
Day 2: Namib Naukluft Lodge. An early morning rise will be rewarded by the sight of the spectacular dunes at Sossusvlei on your excursion. Make the effort and climb one of the dunes and you may be overwhelmed by the sight of the dynamic and living desert. A full breakfast will be served at Sossusvlei. Visit the Sesriem Canyon before returning to the Lodge for your lunch. During the late afternoon a sundowner drive to the natural marble mountains on the 25,000 ha private nature reserve is offered. Overnight with full board at Namib Naukluft Lodge.
Day 3: Namib Naukluft Lodge. Return to Windhoek via the Remhoogte Pass and arrive at around 12:30.

Included: Tour in a small group with an English speaking driver / guide. Accommodation and meals as listed above: 2x breakfast, 1x lunch, 2x dinner. Excursion to the Sossusvlei; porterage, park-entrance-fees as well as medical emergency evacuation insurance (to nearest hospital) is also included. Still and sparkling water on board the vehicle is free of charge.

Excluded:
Beverages, tips, personal insurances and other personal items are excluded.

O/N: overnight
B/B: bed and breakfast
FB: full board

Rates: on request

Included in all safaris: transport in minibus or Mercedes bus, multilingual driver/guide, accommodation, park entrance fees, excursions as per itinerary.
Combinations are possible between mentioned safaris and transfers, shuttle services, fly-in safaris, self-drive options and safaris to neighbouring countries.

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