7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia

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Overview of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia

The 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia is a medium term safari package featuring a diverse touch of wildlife, scenery, birds and culture. The Safari takes you to the remarkable sites of Namibia including Okonjima with its Big cats close up, Etosha National Park with its Big four and Etosha Salt Pan, the Himba Village for cultural encounters, the famous Damara Land and the historical Skeleton Coast National Park.

Safari Highlight of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia

Day 1 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Transfer from Windhoek to Okonjima / Africat & explore the Africat Foundation

Day 2 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Transfer to Etosha National Park and do an afternoon game drive

Day 3 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Explore the extensive Wilderness of Etosha National Park

Day 4 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Transfer to Grootberg area & visit Himba Village

Day 5 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Drive from Grootberg area to Twyfelfontein in the Damara Land

Day 6 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Explore the Damara Land and transfer to Skeleton Coast in the afternoon

Day 7 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Explore the Skeleton Coast National Park and then transfer back to Windhoek

Detailed Safari Itinerary of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia

Day 1 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Transfer from Windhoek to Okonjima / Africat & explore the Africat Foundation

Africat Foundation Namibia

After breakfast at your place of stay in Windhoek at 08am, you set off to the north of the country making stops in the en route small towns including Okahandja – the largest wood carving market in Namibia where souvenirs can be purchased.  You arrive at Okonjima in the early afternoon for relaxation and lunch. The afternoon is dedicated to touring the place. The place is a center of the Africat Foundation which has special interest in African Big cats especially Cheetah. The afternoon tour involves a close up with the wild game especially cheetah that are undergoing rehabilitation at the centre. The animals at the centre are victims of traps or they are orphans and the sole interest is to organise them and then re-introduce them back to the wild.

 Accommodation:  

Luxury / Upmarket: Grand African Villa

Midrange / Standard: Plains Camp

Budget / Basic: The Omboroko Campsite

Day 2 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Transfer to Etosha National Park and do an afternoon game drive

After an early breakfast, you proceed on the drive to the north of Namibia to the famous Etosha National Park driving through small town as you make stops for fuel and fresh supplies.  You arrive in the park at the time for lunch and relaxation before undertaking an evening game drive to explore the beautiful stretches of Etosha at the sun set including the wild game like elephants which gathering round the water holes.

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Dolomite Camp

Midrange / Standard: Okaukuejo Camp

Budget / Basic: Etosha Village Lodge

Day 3 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Explore the extensive Wilderness of Etosha National Park

Etosha Pan -NP- Game Drive

This is dedicated for intense exploration of the Namibia’s premier park – the Etosha National Park. The day tour exposes you to the famous Etosha Salt Pan that covers 23% of the park stretching to 5,000km2. The encounter also offers wildlife viewing possibilities including counts of African Bush elephant, Angolan Giraffe, Southern White Rhinos, South west African Lion, South African Cheetah, African leopard, Black-footed cat, Black-backed jackal, Cape fox, Brown and spotted Hyena, Aardwolf, Plains Zebra, common warthog, Black-faced Impala, Gemsbok,  Greater Kudu, Plains and Mountain Zebra. You visit the Ecological institute at Etosha to tap into in-depth information regarding the conservation of the park.

Accommodation

Upmarket / Luxury: Dolomite Camp

Midrange / Standard: Okaukuejo Camp

Budget / Basic: Etosha Village Lodge

Day 4 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Transfer to Grootberg area & visit Himba Village

After breakfast, you embark on the drive to Grootberg. Upon arrival, you undertake the tour of the Himba Village noted to be the single functioning traditional Himba Community outside the Namibia’s far north Kaokoland region. The featured tribes have migrated here and their customs and lifestyle are still intact. You learn into their marriage practices, food preparation methods and the Holy Fire religion mystery.

Accommodation: Hoada Campsite

Day 5 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Drive from Grootberg area to Twyfelfontein in the Damara Land

After breakfast, you transfer from the Grootberg area to Twyfelfontein in Damara Land about 190km traversing the westwards through the Grootberg Pass before taking a detour to explore the Bushman engravings of rock at Twyfelfontein. The guided walk around the site is very rewarding before settling for overnight

 Accommodation:

Upmarket / Luxury: Mowani Mountain Camp

Midrange / Standard:   Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

Budget / Basic:  Camp Kipwe

Day 6 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Explore the Damara Land and transfer to Skeleton Coast in the afternoon

ships-and-skelton-national-park

You transfer to Skeleton Coast National Park 420km entering into the deep layers of the desert enjoying the view of Mount Brandberg standing as the highest Mountain in Namibia at 2,573m above sea level and the amazing scenery of Damara Land. The stop will be made at Uis a historical small mining town which is among the few locations where precious stones can be secured.  A visit to the world’s largest seal colony at Cape cross is also rewarding to explore. You eventually arrive at Swakopmund in the late afternoon and a town walk in the evening can be exciting as well.

Accommodation:

Upmarket / Luxury:  Sand Castle Apartments

Midrange / Standard:    Cornerstone Guesthouse  

Budget / Basic:   Sand Fields Guest house

 

 Day 7 of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia: Explore the Skeleton Coast National Park and then transfer back to Windhoek

Spend the morning exploring the beach landscapes of Atlantic Ocean, the urban touch of Swakopmund town including some shopping at its open air curio market and other shops not forgetting a visit to the National Marine Aquarium of Namibia. Besides these activities; you can opt to undertake a flying safari to explore the ecologically sensitive areas of Skeleton Coast National Park. In the afternoon, you embark on the transfer back to Windhoek 350km.

End of the 7 Days Northern Adventure Safari in Namibia