Skeleton Damara Safari
From Windhoek back to Windhoek: 11 days, 10 nights - first and
last night lodged, 8 nights camping under the stars.
Day 1: Arrive in Windhoek on the first day of your safari preferably in time for pre-dinner group
briefing and arrive back at Windhoek International Airport (Hosea Kutako) in time for fights leaving after 15:00
Day 2: Depart Windhoek to our camp on the Skeleton Coast with lunch in Swakopmund en route. a visit to the lichen field and a shipwreck on your way to camp.
Day 3-10 There is an easy rhythm to camp life with memorable evenings around the campfire, making new friends, sleeping under the stars. This is a little bit of Heaven on Earth. From the Ugab River to Leeuwkop (lions head) in this landscape of undulating, multicoloured and interesting geology. Some of the best going anywhere on the planet - so expect lots of fast riding! Descent into the lower reaches of the Ugab river before reaching the lichen-covered coastal plains of the Skeleton Coast. Last night (18th) in a luxury beach house.
Last day: Transfer to Windhoek International Airport for flights around 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.
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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