The NamWel Tours and safaris below, travel gateway has designed and that emphasizes the country’s wild beauty, vast open spaces and desert landscapes and focuses on the best features each region has to offer. Namibia is well known for its stunning Namib Desert which stretches along the entire coast of the country.
We are offering a variety of Namibia safari packages for you to choose from. Choose the route that best fits the attractions you would like to see. Of course if you would like to tailor a package to suite your requirements, please contact us and we will amend a package so that it is specific for you.
Design your own self drive tour of Namibia with us, we will help you with suggested routes, attractions, and places to stay. We will assist with organizing your accommodation and give you an overall price for your accommodation and car rental.
Itinerary packages Idea
On your arrival at Windhoek International Airport you will be picked up and transferred to your Lodge/ Guesthouse/ Hotel. The rest of the day is spent at leisure. In the evening join the others in your group at the lodge and meet your guide.
Travel to the south of Kalahari Desert. The desert gets its name from the Tswana word Kgala ("the great thirst") or Khalagadi, Khalagari, or Kalagare, meaning ("a waterless place"). The SAN Bushmen have lived in the Kalahari for approximately twenty thousand years and are considered to be the oldest culture in the world. You will see one of the most common Kalahari animals is the Gemsbok/Oryx they well equipped to survive the desert condition. Many of the world's most dangerous cats can be found in parts of the Kalahari. These include lions, leopards, cheetahs and caracals.
WINDHOEK - KALAHARI DESERT
Travel via Mariental and Maltahohe into the Namib Dessert, Mariental is connected to the TransNamib railway line from Windhoek to Keetmanshoop. The town and the surrounding area are in a hot, arid region. Mariental is the administrative capital of the Hardap Region in an area which has long been a centre for the Nama people. It lies near the Hardap Dam, the largest reservoir in Namibia. Maltahöhe after the end of the German colonial era in South-West Africa the settlement became a small hub for tourism, serving as gateway to popular destinations like the Sossusvlei, Solitaire, Sesriem, and Duwisib Castle. The Maltahöhe Hotel was founded in 1907 and is the oldest country hotel in Namibia.
MARIENTAL AND MALTANHOHE
After a good night's rest you will depart for Sossusvlei. You will drive through the Khomas Hochland and down the escarpment via one of the scenic mountain passes into the Namib Desert. This journey will take about 4 hours depending on the number of stops for photographs. You should arrive at your lodge at around lunchtime and will have the afternoon to explore the surrounding area. Your accommodation will be at one of the best lodges in the area perfectly situated to explore the surrounding desert and its attractions. <
After breakfast morning excursion to Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei . There will be scenic stops at the scenic Dune 45 along the way and you will spend a couple of hours then you travel through the Kuiseb Moon Valley towards the Atlantic Ocean. Your first stop is Walvis Bay. The town is situated at a wide lagoon with innumerable sea birds, pelicans and flamingos. The lagoon is the scenic feature of Walvis Bay. It is one of the most important wetlands of Southern Africa and is the hibernation area for thousands of migratory birds. From there you will spend the night at a Guesthouse in Swakopmund.
On our way to the sea we will view the Leba Pass - a true Engineering marvel with its hair-pin bends. Driving down Leba pass will be one of the highlights of this tour as this tar road drops over a 1000m in a distance of 10 km. The landscape changes drastically over the next 100 km from tropical to desert. We will search for a beautiful beach where we will camp for the following 2 nights - to the North of Namibe. The ocean here is great for fishing, diving, with massive Angolan Oysters and especially in summer great for spear fishing and lobster diving. We will set up camp on the beach.
This Park is one of the most important reserves and game sanctuaries in Africa. Thousands of wild animals are attracted to the area, including lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, elephant, zebra giraffe and several species of antelope. The birdlife is prolific with 326 recorded species. Early morning and late afternoon game drives are enjoyed with the evenings spent watching an amazing diversity of animals around the floodlit waterhole bordering our campsites.
ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK
Enjoy a morning and afternoon game drives in the park seeking out the wide variety of animals to be found her including lion, elephant, giraffe, lion, rhinos, elephants and herds of zebras – the dainty springbok is particularly numerous. Returning to your camp and the luxury of a hot shower.
ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK - WATERBERG PLATEAU
Arrive back in Windhoek. Freshen up and have a rest.