14 Days

14 Days Zen Out in Africa’s best kept secret

Namibia, Namibia

Duration

14 Days

Activity Level

Easy

Includes

Accommodation, Transportation with Luxury Vehicle, Meals, Welcome at Windhoek International Airport, Activities as indicated in the tour plan, The Namibian Magic from About Africa Co.

What will you do

  • NamibRand Nature Reserve – Breakfast at the top of Sonop Dune, Horse Riding, Group Yoga, Hot air Balloon Safari
  • Swakopmund – Catamaran Charters, Eagle Eye Aviation Cape Cross Scenic
  • Twyfelfontein –Burnt Mountain, Organ Pipes
  • Etosha South
  • Onguma Game Reserve – Onguma Onkolo Hide
  • Central Namibia – Ceramics and Painting, Horse Riding, Gmundner Spa

Your itinerary

Day 1
Namibrand Nature Reserve

Welcome to Namibia! Zannier Sonop, your first destination on this unforgettable journey. Upon your arrival at this luxury desert retreat, you'll be greeted with warm hospitality and the promise of an extraordinary experience. Settle into your elegant accommodation, unwind with a refreshing drink, and get ready for a unique riding experience where you will soon realize you are one with the desert.

Day 2
Namibrand Nature Reserve

What better way to start off your morning than with a Champagne Breakfast ,as the sun is welcomed into the day your balloon slips its pull of gravity and you are away, "oating weightlessly upward and forward. Capturing magnificent photographic memories are the order of the day and you would do well to ensure you are well prepared. Sunset with a yoga session to Enhance both your physical and mental strength and "exibility with our group yoga session. Follow the lead of our specialised yoga instructor and relief your anxiety or tensions.

Day 3
NamibRand Nature Reserve

As your stay at Zannier Hotel Sonop nears its end, consider these optional activities for your final day: Begin your morning with Breakfast atop the Sonop dunes, savoring a gourmet meal against the breathtaking desert backdrop. In the evening, indulge in an Astronomy Experience/Stargazing session, immersing yourself in the wonders of the night sky. These experiences offer a memorable conclusion to your time at Zannier Hotel Sonop, ensuring your departure is as unforgettable as your stay.

Day 4
Swakopmund

Upon your arrival in the charming town of Swakopmund, take the opportunity to immerse yourself in its unique atmosphere. Explore the quaint streets lined with local cafes, and indulge in some shopping. Alternatively, if you prefer a more laid-back experience, simply unwind and savor the beauty of the Atlantic Ocean. Swakopmund offers the perfect setting for a memorable day.

Day 5
Swakopmund

Your day begins with a cruise along the Atlantic coastline, where you'll encounter playful dolphins leaping in the pristine waters. As you sail, keep an eye out for other marine life, including seals and sea birds. After the dolphin encounter, the tour continues with a scenic drive to the rugged beauty of Sandwich Harbour, where towering dunes meet the sea. Explore the dramatic landscapes and stunning wildlife, all while savoring the serenity of this remote coastal wonder. It's a day of aquatic wonders and natural beauty, offering unforgettable memories of Namibia's coastal treasures.

Day 6
Swakopmund

Departing from Swakopmund, the flight takes you to the "Moon Landscape," Rossing Uranium Mine, Spitzkoppe, Brandberg, and the Ugab river bed in search of wildlife. Along the Skeleton Coast, we see Cape Cross and Henties Bay, passing the Zeila wreck and Wlotzkasbaken before returning to Swakopmund.

Day 7
Twyfelfontein

Upon your arrival at Kipwe, immerse yourself in the tranquil surroundings with a leisurely sunset viewing. Find a scenic spot within the lodge's grounds to witness the breathtaking African sunset, casting warm hues over the rugged landscape and creating a truly unforgettable experience.

Day 8
Twyfelfontein

Embark on an adventurous day at Camp Kipwe with the Burnt Mountain and Organ Pipes excursion. Begin by exploring the strikingly dark and rugged landscape of Burnt Mountain, known for its dramatic, charred appearance at sunrise. Continue to the Organ Pipes, a fascinating geological formation of dolerite columns that resemble the pipes of a grand organ. This journey offers a unique glimpse into Namibia's natural wonders, blending breathtaking scenery with a touch of geological history.

Day 9
Etosha South

Arriving at Etosha Oberland during the day, you're greeted warmly and swiftly checked into your comfortable accommodations. As night falls gather around a fire under the African sky, sharing stories before retiring to your cozy room for a peaceful night's sleep.

Day 10
Onguma Game Reserve

Spend your afternoon at the Onguma Onkolo Hide, nestled within the Onguma Reserve. Enjoy quiet moments observing wildlife as they visit the nearby waterhole, from graceful antelopes to majestic elephants. With the sounds of nature as your soundtrack, cherish the peaceful ambiance and capture unforgettable moments amidst the splendor of Onguma.

Day 11
Onguma Game Reserve

Onguma Onkolo Hide features Onguma's fabulous new water-level hide which affords guests an opportunity to sit and enjoy nature unobserved. There is a small ablution facility nearby, benches from which to view the surroundings and lots of windows and vantage points for creative camera angles.

Day 12
Central Namibia

Immerse yourself in the rich tradition of Austrian craftsmanship at Gmundner Lodge, where Gmundner ceramics reign supreme as the epitome of fine Austrian tableware. In their specially equipped ceramics room, guests are invited to channel their inner artists and partake in the time-honored tradition of painting ceramic pieces. With guidance from skilled instructors, unleash your creativity and personalize your unique masterpiece. Experience the joy of crafting something truly special while surrounded by the charm and beauty of the Gmundner region.

Day 13
Central Namibia

Indulge in optional activities on your last day at Gmundner Lodge, designed to enhance your experience and leave you with lasting memories. For a taste of adventure, saddle up for a horse riding excursion through the picturesque countryside, immersing yourself in the natural beauty of the Gmundner region. Alternatively, treat yourself to a day of relaxation and rejuvenation at the Gmundner Spa, where expert therapists pamper you with luxurious treatments amidst tranquil surroundings. Whether you choose to embark on a horseback adventure or unwind at the spa, your final day at Gmundner Lodge promises to be the perfect conclusion to your memorable stay.

Day 14
End of Itinerary

Today we bid farewell, yet as the saying goes: The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa — for he has so much to look forward to” — Richard Mullin.

Price includes

  • Complete Transport with a Luxury vehicle
  • Meals as indicated in the tour plan
  • Accommodation as indicated in the tour plan
  • Welcome at Windhoek International Airport
  • Activities as indicated
  • The Namibian Magic from About Africa Co.

Price per person

Your host

Heiko Dörgeloh

Heiko Dörgeloh

  • Founder & Developer: About Africa Co. Destination Management Company (2010)
  • 15 years of Namibian Tourism Operations Involvement in the B2C (Business to Client) and B2B (Business to Business) sectors of experience creation and destination development
  • 12 years of Tour Facilitation and Destination Management with diligent market awareness streams specialising in non-traditional experience creation within a traditional set tourism destination
  • Winner of the 2023 LUXlife Travel & Tourism Award for the Best Non-Traditional Travel Experience Provider – Namibia
  • Chairperson of Destination Swakopmund / Namibia Marketing platform (2019-2021) with benchmark milestone achievements including KWÊLA Dorp van die Jaar campaign (won)
  • Chairperson of KEPA (Kunene Environmental Protection Association) CBNRM (Community Based Natural Resources Management)
  • Participant of the invite only Private Luxury Events International organisation
  • Nationality: Namibian
  • Language: German, Afrikaans, English
  • Business Management & Marketing with Information Technology certification (DAMELIN)

 

14 Days Zen Out in Africa’s best kept secret

14 Days

From 14100 USD per person sharing a DBL room