Arriving at the Windhoek international airport, collect your vehicle and make your way south of Sesriem to Wolwedans Dune Lodge, the NamibRand Nature Reserve is one of Southern Africa’s biggest privately owned reserves covering an area of some 200,000 hectares. Your next stop is Kulala Desert Lodge has a swimming pool, bar and dining area overlooking the stark desert landscape of the Namib Desert.


Head on over to Swakopmund, staying over at the Strand, which is a dramatic experience as one passes through its 13m high and 9m wide Ocean View Atrium which travels right through the Hotel offering sea views at either end. Enjoy two nights at Mowani Mountain Camp, with an enormous flat boulder is the spot for sundowners, giving you spectacular views of the table-top mountains, the cone shaped peaks and the majestic Brandberg.


Today you will drive to Doro Nawas, drop your hired vehicle off and fly in the to the Hoanib River Valley on the border of the Skeleton Coast National Park, where you will spend three nights at Hoanib camp. Flying back to Doro Nawas, to collect your hired vehicle and continue your journey to Okonjima Bush Camp, where all chalets are between 80m – 100m apart from each other.  For those who wish to feel the closeness of nature, the front 180º of canvas panelling may be rolled up, inviting visitors to enjoy their own ‘bushveld’ vista.




  • NamibRand Nature Reserve
  • Kulala Desert Lodge
  • Swakopmund
  • Twyfelfontein
  • Hoanib River
  • Okonjima

Full Day by Day Itinerary


Day 1-2: NamibRand Nature Reserve


The Dunes Lodge is perched on top of a dune plateau, overlooking panoramic vistas in all directions and capturing the beauty of the desert in a most memorable way. The building style is a combination of wooden structures and canvas blinds, opening up to the desert beyond. The lodge reflects the ambience of a tented camp, but provides the comfort and protection of a permanent building. Each of the nine spacious chalets with en-suite bathrooms has a private verandah, which connects you to vast stretches of untouched sand. Sleeping with your canvas blinds open is just like sleeping under the stars. Fully inclusive.

Accommodation: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge

Day 3-4: Sleepout in the desert

Kulala Desert Lodge

Each room at Kulala has a roof-top sleeping platform offering guests the unique opportunity to sleep under the stars.  The lodge offers nature drives on the reserve as well as a guided excursion to the dunes of Sossusvlei through Kulala’s private entrance. Dinner & Breakfast included.

Accommodation: Kulala Desert Lodge

Day 5-6: The coastline

Strand Hotel

Strand Hotel offers 125 rooms of which 90% have beach and/or sea views and 10% have garden/park views. The six room types all feature tea & coffee stations, mini-bars, hair-dryers, TV’s, free Wi-Fi Internet access, telephones and air-conditioning. All luxury rooms are situated in the best view locations within the hotel. They offer floor-to-ceiling panoramic and sliding doors with “step-out” Romeo & Juliet balconies and guaranteed sea and beach views. Breakfast included.

Destination: Swakopmund

Day 7-8: Rock formations

Mowani Mountain Camp

Mowani is a beautiful lodge tucked away in the huge boulders that characterise this unique, unsurpassed desert scenery.  It lies between the Ugab and Huab Rivers, with a beautiful view of the Abu-Huab valley. The thatch buildings and luxury tented rooms merge perfectly with the environment. Dinner & Breakfast Included.

Accommodation: Mowani Mountain Camp

Day 9-11: Hoanib River

Hoanib Camp

Inclusive activities take the form of drives along the ephemeral Hoanib River Valley, looking for the occasional oasis that supports desert elephants, giraffe, mountain zebra and a multitude of antelope species. And where there is game, the predators are never far behind. Namibia is home to the largest and fastest growing wild lion population in Africa. The surrounding region is also home to the last free roaming black-rhino in the world, though spotting these animals this far east is fairly uncommon. Dinner & Breakfast included.


Day 12: Leopard and Cheetah paradise

Okonjima Nature reserve

Maintaining a quintessential bush flavour, the lodge offers Edwardian safari elegance, subtly combined with modern necessities and comforts.  The large, spacious rooms open out onto the grass and acacia savannah.  Each split level room has a day bed, bar, tea & coffee facilities.  The large bathrooms contain his and hers sinks.  Perhaps choose to sleep with the blinds open allowing you to enjoy the unique stillness of the African night.  The Luxury Bush Camp is situated at the edge of a wilderness area, 3km from Plains Camp. Dinner & Breakfast included.


Day 13: Fly out

Return to Windhoek today, a drive of approximately 3 hours, in time to connect with your onward flight.

Destination: Windhoek


  • Transfers as specified
  • 4×4 double cab hire vehicle with zero excess insurance
  • Meals & activities as specified
  • Local flights to and from Hoanib