Namibian Tours - Surreal Namibia

Surreal Namibia

Embark on a journey of discovery to one of the most fascinating country on earth. Combines the spectacular, the endless expanse of the Namib, the sandwich harbour, the rugged beauty of Damaraland, the impressive wildlife in Etosha National Park and Erindi Private Game Reserve.

10 Days / 9 Nights

Cost From

65,000 NAD (Namibian Dollars)
per person sharing

Single occupancy pay extra:
5500 NAD (Namibian Dollars)

Price valid until: 31 October 2023

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Trip Information

Pre & Post Safari Accommodation: Please contact us to arrange all your pre and post safari accommodation in Windhoek. These are not included in the safari cost; they will be charged additionally.

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Trip Highlight

Travel Plan

Day 1: Sossusvlei

The fascinating journey take us to the famous dune field of Sossusvlei, via some scenic landscape. Arriving late afternoon with enough time to freshen up, settle in and enjoy the magnificent view unfold before us. Overnight stay at the Lodge with Dinner and Breakfast.

Day 2: Sossusvlei Area

Up well before dawn and drive to the famous Dune field of Sossusvlei, Dune45, Big Daddy and Deadvlei. Deadvlei was once an oasis packed with acacias trees fed by a river that suddenly changed course, leaving the earth to dry up together with the trees it previously supported. It’s now a famous cracked clay pan filled with beautiful intricate shaped dead tree, surrounded by giant red dunes. This experience will surely stay with you forever. Overnight stay at the Lodge with Dinner and Breakfast.

Optional Activities at Sossusvlei (at an extra additional cost)
1. Sunrise Balloon Safari; over the dune field of Sossusvlei.
2. Scenic Flight; over the vast dune field up until the ocean.
Kindly arrange with our office to fit in with the daily program. This has always count as the highlight of the tour for most of our participants.

Day 3: Swakopmund

Drive Northwest via the Tropical of Capricorn then to the scenic Gaub and Kuiseb Canyon passing fantastic rock formation and the ever- changing Desert Landscape. Leisure stop at Namibia’s main harbour town of Walvisbay, to see if we can spot some water birds such as flamingos and Pelicans on the lagoon, and proceeding to Swakopmund. Dinner will be at the most famous eatery in town.

Day 4: Sandwich Harbour Excursion

Prepare for an exciting adrenaline filled 4x4 excursion deep in the endless dunes of the Namib sand sea. It will definitely count as one of the highlights of our adventure! Our guide will take us to some of the most unusual and breath-taking combination of elements you likely ever have witnessed. Up on return to our hotel we will enjoy finger licking good seafood!

Day 5: Twyfelfontein / Damaraland

The journey takes us to The UNESCO WORLD HERITAGE site at Twyfelfontein, which is believed to have the largest concentration of rock art in Africa. If time permit we explore this unique site today, if not we will do it the following day. Overnight stay at the Lodge with dinner and breakfast.

Day 6: Etosha National Park

Morning visit to the Damara Living museum. Damaras are local people in the area, you will meet them and they will be happy to welcome visitors who want to learn about elements of their traditional life style. Afterward, we travel to the Etosha National park, famous for its wildlife capabilities. If time permit we do our first game drive perhaps we will be lucky enough to see lions or rhinos on our first day! Return to our Lodge with enough time to freshen-up before dinner. Overnight stay at the Lodge with Dinner and Breakfast.

Day 7: Etosha National Park

An exciting full day game drive in Etosha in search for game species, visiting numerous waterholes that attract a large diversity of wildlife and bird species. Etosha hosts 114 mammals and 340 bird species, it boasts some of Africa’s best wildlife viewing opportunities and it is home to four of the Africa’s big five such as Lions, Leopards, Elephants and Rhinos, and many other species of antelope. Overnight stay at the Lodge with dinner and breakfast.

Day 8: Erindi Private Game Reserve

Erindi is a private game Reserve; custodians to the most prolific amount of endemic species and multiple conservation projects. It covered an area of about 70’719 hectares of pristine wilderness, lions and other big game species thrive here. You will encounter many game species, some that we have not seen in Etosha. Shortly after arrival, you will have an opportunity to enjoy the game drive across the reserve in an open Jeep. Overnight stay at the Lodge with dinner and breakfast.

Day 9: Erindi Private Game Reserve

After a morning game drive, the day is at your disposal, take part in many optional activities of your choice such as, cheetah walk, private photographic safari, summer night drive, leopard project drive, telemetry tracking (etc). Overnight stay at the Lodge with dinner and breakfast.

Day 10: Hosea Kutako International Airport

After a tasty breakfast and with many great impressions our safari is slowly ending as we travel back to Windhoek and to the Airport for your flight back home. Farewell and cheers!

Please Note

  • Tour can be customised to suite your interest.
  • Service subject to availability at the time of booking.
  • Rates are subject to change without prior notice due to circumstances beyond our control, such as fuel increases, currency fluctuation and high season tariffs etc.
  • We are strongly advice our guest against flying out on the day that your tour ends, unless you overnight at a lodge not so far from Windhoek. We generally travel long distances and late arrivals are common sometimes.
  • Mannor Safaris will not be held responsible/accountable for missed flight in such cases.
  • Whilst we endeavour to accommodate guests at the above stipulated accommodations, Mannor Safaris reserve the right to replace such accommodation with one of similar standard.
Facts about Namibia

Location: Southern Africa, bordering the South Atlantic Ocean between Angola and South Africa.

Namibia is the second least densely populated country on earth, after Mongolia which is also a vast country, there are just over two million people living in Namibia.

Namibia has the largest free roaming Cheetah population on earth, estimated to be between 2500 – 3000. Lions and Leopards are also indigenous cats in Namibia.

Climate: The climate is typical of a semi Desert country, days are warm to hot and nights are generally cool. Temperatures are modified by the high plateau in the interior and by the Cold Benguela Current that runs along the Atlantic coastline.
Winter months, are typical mild to warm, but dawn temperatures may drop to freezing, therefore a warmer jacket and a long trousers are essential. Along the coast it can be very cold and windy, sometime foggy.

Summer months, Cotton clothes which is cooler then synthetic material is recommended for the Namibian summer and can be purchased in Safari shops in Windhoek. The rainy season lasts from October to April and the rest of the year is dry and cloudless. Namibia averages 300 days of sunshine a year.

Packaging Suggestions

You can expect hot, wet summers and cooler, dry winters in Namibia. Generally the days can be quite hot and the evenings and early mornings can be remarkably cool.

Luggage:

Should be limited to a maximum of 20 kg.
Only soft canvas bags or rucksacks are recommended, hard suitcases are not suitable.
Due to the dust conditions, we suggest you keep your camera equipment in dust proof bag.

Lost Luggage

Luggage that goes missing on flight is beyond the control of Mannor Safaris, but we suggest that you take the following precautionary measure; Pack a small bag with your essentials including any life sustaining medication, which can be carried with you as Hand Luggage. If your Luggage goes missing, you will still have your essential items on hand to see you through the first couple of days while we try and recover your lost Baggage.

It is very important that you do not put anything of high value (personal or financial value) in your checked-in Baggage, as Luggage can sometimes be tampered with and valuables removed.

Currency and Credit Cards

The currency in Namibia is the Namibian dollars (N$) which is fixed to and equivalent to South African Rand (ZAR). The Namibian dollars and South African rand are the only legal tender in Namibia. Traveller’s cheques and foreign currency can be exchange at any commercial banks throughout the country.

Credit Cards: International visa and master card credit cards are generally accepted throughout the country, holders of any other cards are advised to clarify with the commercial banks whether their card is accepted in Namibia.

Safari Experience

Mannor Safaris affords you the chance to experience this magnificent and memorable country in a very personal way. You will have your own professional and experienced safari guide who will enhance your enjoyment of this unique country by making it a fascinating and stress-free journey of discovery amidst a dramatic scenery. The knowledge, experience, and attitude of our guides are critical to a successful safari which is why we ensure that they are both personable and very professional. Your guide will have an intimate knowledge of each area that you visit, allowing you an intimate glimpse into the highlights of the area. Not only are our guides highly qualified, but each has a specific area of expertise and possess the breadth and depth of knowledge to allow them to answer questions and satisfy the particular interests of each of our guests.

Service Includes

Service Excludes

Suggested Accommodation Overview

Days Destination Accommodation Meals
1 & 2 Sossusvlei D, B
3 & 4 Swakopmund B
5 Twyfelfontein / Damaraland D, B
6 & 7 Etosha - West D, B
8 & 9 Erindi Private Game Reserve Full Board
10 Airport B
*Breakfast = B, Lunch = L, Dinner = D

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