Damara Elephant Safari
From Windhoek back to Windhoek: 11 days, 10 nights -
first and last night lodged, 8 nights camping under the stars.
Day 1: Arrive Windhoek’s Hosea Kutako Airport – in time for pre-dinner briefing and safety talk with your riding guide. Overnight Windhoek
Day 2: Transfer to places north, lunch on the way and a visit to the Twyfelfontein rock engravings before arriving in
camp for sundowners with the Crew.
Days 3 + 4: Off we go! Riding along the Aba Huab and Huab rivers and up to the top of the mountains for a
spectacular view of Damaraland's dramatic Geology
Days 5 + 6: Rivers to Plains: Riding down to the Ugab river, we follow its course finally coming out onto the huge
coastal plains. Now the pace quickens considerably!
Days 7 to 10: The coastal plains, to the Messum crater and finally, the Atlantic Ocean with an overnight at a luxury Beach House
Day 11: Departure for Windhoek Airport, arriving in time for flights departing after 15:00
Internet: Consider yourself ‘unplugged’ while on safari – cell-phone reception is minimal at best and internet not at all except in cities and larger towns. There are 12 volt usb chargers in our vehicles for small devices, not for large power-packs.
Laundry: Water is a very precious commodity in a desert so while it is possible to rinse a few smalls while on safari, only lodges and hotels have laundry service. See our packing list for our recommendations on what to bring.
Insurance: Having comprehensive medical insurance is a condition for riding with us. You will be required to sign an indemnity which assumes you have read our Riding Policy in which you will discover we take the well-being of our horses very seriously. For their sake, please be accurate about your weight, riding ability and fitness.
Rate Includes: Riding, accommodation, Meals and drinks on the ride – excluded are drinks at lodges/hotels. Ground transfers from Windhoek Int Airport
Rate Excludes: Extra horse charge for riders 85 kg or over (in riding gear), and if you choose not to share accommodation or require a single tent. For our horses sake, please be accurate about weight.
Personal drinks and refreshments at lodges/restaurants
Accommodation and transfers not listed on itinerary – in case of flight delays etc
Safari staff gratuities