Namib Desert 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 – we arrange your airport transfer to overnight lodge
meet your guide for pre-dinner briefing and safety talk
Day 2: Transfer to desert, arriving in camp for lunch with crew. Excursion to Sossusvlei
Days 3+4: off we go! Negotiating the foothills and grassy plains on the edge of the Namib dune sea.
Days 5+6: Through the Canyons – first the smaller Gaub, and then the 150 metre deep Kuiseb
Canyon which requires a technical scramble on foot. Come fit!
Days 7to10: The Namib Plains to the Swakop River. Now the pace quickens, a lot! Last camping
night in the Swakop River before riding to the beach in Swakopmund. Lodge overnight
Day 11: Departure for Windhoek Airport, arriving in time for flights departing after 15:00
Visit our Gallery for a ‘feel’ of what’s it’s like to be on safari, in the saddle, under the stars and eating good food.
Our How to Book page will guide you through the process
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, it cannot charge 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