14-Day Guided Namibia Family Safari starting from Windhoek Airport - cost: $5,856 to $7,163
Type of Safari
Private tour,Lodge,Tented Camp
Destinations to be visited
Windhoek,Okonjima NR,Etosha NP, Damaraland,Swakopmund,Namib-Naukluft NP
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Introduction to this 14-Day Guided Namibia Family Safari
This is a 14-Day Guided Namibia Family Safari covering Windhoek,Okonjima NR,Etosha NP, Damaraland,Swakopmund,Namib-Naukluft NP at a cost of $5,856 to $7,163. Below is the best Itinerary that helps you explore these destinations on a safari starting from Windhoek Airport.
This 14-day Namibia family safari allows you to explore Namibia at a slower pace with an experienced guide. People of all ages will enjoy this wonderful adventure. You and your children will learn a lot about Namibia by participating in outdoor activities and observing wildlife. We will spend 2 nights in the beautiful Namib desert and in comfortable and cozy cabins. Create family campfire memories for a lifetime. Children 6 years and older are welcome.
Your guide will greet you and your family with a friendly smile and welcome you to Namibia
. Soon you will arrive at your accommodation and have time to wash up or take a nap. Alternatively, you can enjoy a refreshing swim in the pool. In the afternoon, you will have the opportunity to walk through the forest with your guide. Along the way, your guide will provide useful information about Namibia
and allow you to stretch your legs for a while. In the evening, enjoy a meal prepared by Etango Guest Farm and get a good night's sleep.
After breakfast and a short drive you will take a short tour of Windhoek
. Your guide will tell you interesting stories about the city. After a quick grocery stop at the supermarket, we leave Windhoek
and continue through Namibian farmland. Upon arrival at the Namibgrens guest farm, you will have to cross many hills before reaching your accommodation. The guest farm is still actively operating and there is plenty to explore. In the evening, enjoy hearty farm food.
Day 3: Namib Escarpment, Namibia
Namibgrens offers several hiking trails to choose from with your guide before starting on foot. You are accompanied by a guide who can give you many interesting details about the flora and fauna found in the area. Along the way, stunning views await, with granite boulders scattered throughout the landscape. If you wish, you can relax in the pool after hiking and spend the rest of the day at leisure. In the evening, you can enjoy another delicious dinner at Namibgrens Guest Farm, where you will spend your second night.
Before continuing your journey, enjoy a relaxed breakfast. A breathtaking panorama can be seen from a lookout point on top of the Spreetshoogte Pass. Following that, one drives towards the Remhoogte Pass and descends into the Namib-Naukluft. In the Namib-Naukluft National Park, you will be camping the next two nights at the Sesriem
Campsite. The remainder of the afternoon is at your disposal to relax and take in the surroundings. When you have settled in, you may wish to take a refreshing dip in the camps swimming pool. The evening will consist of your guide preparing a delicious meal as you all enjoy the starlit night sky above you while sitting around the open campfire. Be sure to get to bed early tonight since you have an exciting day planned for tomorrow.
You can create unforgettable memories for a lifetime and have a fun day full of exploration. It's a good idea to start the day well before sunrise. Set up camp in the national park so you can set off ahead of those who don't and head to Dune 45 with your guide. From the top of the sand dunes, you can see a wonderful sunrise over the ancient desert. surround you. On the way down from the dunes, there are plenty of things to do, especially for the kids. In the meantime, your guide will prepare a delicious al fresco breakfast. This is just the beginning of the adventure. After breakfast depart for Deadvlei
. After a short off-road trip, continue walking to Deadvlei. These dry clay bowls are surrounded by high dunes and camel thorns that create an eerie landscape. Return to the campsite at noon for a hearty lunch and plenty of rest. In the afternoon we will visit Sesriem
Canyon and walk along the dry canyon riverbed. Enjoy another delicious dinner by the fire in the evening.
The journey through Namib-Naukluft continues with another delicious al fresco breakfast before leaving camp. During your Solitaire visit, you can enjoy a freshly baked German apple pie (optional). Continue along the route until you see a sparkling blue on the horizon as you pass the Gaube and Kuiseb canyons. We will soon reach the Atlantic Ocean. You can see flamingos at Walvis Bay
Lagoon, where you can see flamingos from the water's edge. Swakopmund
village is a short drive away. The small seaside town of Swakop is surrounded by the sea and desert. Before spending the night at the Organic Square Guest House, your guide will introduce you to some of the best dining options available in the city (optional).
offers many attractions and extra activities for all family members to enjoy. Today you will have the opportunity to explore the adventure capital of Namibia
at your leisure. Catamaran cruises provide the perfect opportunity to observe the marine life of Walvis Bay
. The Namib Desert
Tour includes a drive through huge sand dunes in search of the Little Five. If you're looking for adventure, you can also enjoy sandboarding and quad bikes on the dunes of Namib. In the afternoon after a stroll along the beach, enjoy a German pie at one of the amazing bakeries along the beach. After an eventful day, you return to Organic Square Guesthouse.
After breakfast, head along the rugged Namibian coast to Cape Cross
. Here you can see over 200,000 Cape fur seals, one of the largest colonies in the world. In addition to being the site where the first Europeans set foot in Namibia
, Cape Cross
has a replica of a padrao (stone pillar) erected in 1486 to commemorate the event. After passing the Brandberg mountains, the journey continues inland and along country roads. The trip also includes the Herero Women's Craft Market where you can buy handmade souvenirs and the opportunity to see the traditional costumes worn by Herero women. Upon arrival you will spend the rest of the night at the Twyfelfontein
adventure camp. If time permits, you can also visit the optional Damara Living Museum, just a few minutes from the property.
During the cool morning hours during the day, head to the nearby UNESCO World Heritage Site of Twyiffelfontein. During the city tour, your guide will take you to places where you can see the engravings in less popular tourist areas and explain how the engravings were made. The first hunter-gatherers lived in Namibia
nearly 2,400 years ago and made rock art. Now is the time to fasten your seat belt as you are going on an off-road safari adventure. The desert elephants of Damaraland
live along rugged, dry riverbeds. Elephants living in this area still roam freely, specially adapted to survive in the harsh climate of the area. If you're lucky, you might even stumble upon it during your travels. A custom 4WD safari vehicle can safely take you across this rugged terrain to places otherwise inaccessible. You may also see giraffes, oryx, mountain zebras and ostriches. In the afternoon, return to Twyfelfontein
Adventure Camp, where you can have lunch and picnic in the shade of a nearby tree. The evening begins with a delicious dinner. Relax after a refreshing swim in the pool.
Start the day with a delicious breakfast before visiting the Petrified Forest. Tree trunks, some 260 million years old, are scattered across the ground. This tree trunk is petrified to such an extent that it appears to be made entirely of stone. Namibia
's national flower, Welwitschia mirabilis, also grows here. There are many specimens of this wonderful desert plant that are over a thousand years old. Your next destination is Etosha National Park. Once you enter the park, the road to your accommodation is a picnic in itself. The night will be spent at the Okaukuejo Holiday Camp located in the center of the park. Before leaving for an afternoon safari, the kids can have fun at the lodge's pool.
Day 11: Etosha National Park, Namibia
To go on a safari, you have a full day at your disposal in one of Africa's most beautiful national parks. The most active time for animals is early in the morning. If you wake up early, you are lucky. You can see elephants, lions, cheetahs, zebras, giraffes, antelopes and a variety of antelopes in their natural habitat. Your guide will tell you memorable and interesting things about every animal you may encounter. During the safari, the roof of the safari vehicle can be opened to provide an unobstructed view of the surrounding landscape and wildlife. Have lunch at Halali Holiday Camp where you can take a quick swim before moving on to the afternoon safari. Another highlight not to be missed is Etosha fans. You can gaze at the horizon as far as your eyes can see, absorbing the total silence that surrounds you. After seeing lots of wildlife, when the shadows get longer, return to Okaukuejo Holiday Camp for the evening. Wrap up the evening and enjoy the camp's lit pool.
Day 12: Etosha National Park Otjiwarongo Region, Namibia
After a calm day, leave Etosha National Park and begin your journey south. You can have lunch at Otjiwarongo
's crocodile ranch (optional). The ranch has plenty of play areas for kids, and adventurous people can also try crocodile skewers. It takes almost no time to get to the accommodation, Otjiwa Lodge. You can join an optional day safari to see rhinos before enjoying a delicious dinner at the lodge.
Otjiwa Lodge offers its guests the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities throughout the day. A guided walk is an option if you can explore the area on foot (both optional) or go see another game. You can go on another safari if you feel a little more energetic. Return to the lodge at noon to unwind before moving on to the next activity in the afternoon. The lodge also offers optional night trips to meet some of the more elusive and shy nocturnal animals. The second night is spent at Otjiwa Lodge.
After breakfast, you will have the opportunity to plunge once again into the vast expanses of Namibia
. Visitors to the small town of Okahandja can purchase handmade souvenirs at the local woodcarving market. You can also visit Windhoek
's Craft Center for a few last minute items. The tour ends at your guest house or at Windhoek
International Airport approximately between 3 and 4 PM. When you return home, you will be able to share wonderful memories and stories about Namibia
Onward Travel Plans
Due to circumstances beyond our control during the tour (such as border crossings, traffic jams, breakdowns and delays), we cannot guarantee an end time on the last day. Therefore, it is recommended to stay overnight and catch a flight the next day. Please consult with your reservation consultant.