Goshawk fly-in safari

Goshawk fly-in safari: In full

This fly-in itinerary offers a wonderful overview of Namibia's remarkable and varied highlights; including the giant sand dunes at Sossusvlei, the striking landscapes and desert-adapted wildlife of Damaraland, exciting game drives in Etosha National Park, and the remote wonders of the Skeleton Coast - staying in luxury accommodation throughout.

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Day 1

1 night at Heinitzburg Hotel (bed & breakfast) | Windhoek, Namibia

The Heinitzburg Hotel is housed in an old castle...You’re met at Windhoek Airport or in town after arriving under your own arrangements. A road transfer organised by us then takes you into Windhoek for an overnight stay. It’s a short walk or taxi ride into the city centre if you’d like to explore the shops, cafés and craft stalls or you may prefer to spend a leisurely afternoon by the hotel pool. Lunch and dinner aren’t included so you can choose between eating in and dining out – either way enjoying the fantastic city views over a drink or snack is a must from the hotel terrace at Heinitzburg Hotel.

Days 2-3

2 nights at Little Kulala (full board & activities) | Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia

Stylishly and modern, Little Kulala has huge glass-sided rooms...A road transfer takes you to Windhoek’s local Eros Airport to board a light aircraft flight south to the Namib Desert. Discover this breathtaking area on 4WD excursions and guided walks, including a magical early morning trip into the towering apricot coloured dunes at Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei and a visit into the cool depths of Sesriem Canyon. Between activities there’s time to relax and enjoy the views from your inviting accommodation at Little Kulala. Note that although Little Kulala is noted above, this itinerary may include Kulala Desert Lodge instead, depending on availability.

Days 4-5

2 nights at Damaraland Camp (full board & activities) | Damaraland, Namibia

Damaraland Camp is located among beautiful rocky scenery...This morning you take a light aircraft flight with spectacular views across the great dunes of the Namib Desert and the Atlantic Coast. Stop at Swakopmund to refuel and continue by air into Damaraland. The 4WD and walking activities here focus on the region’s remarkable scenery and the desert-adapted wildlife that roams the ephemeral river valleys. Most famous are the desert-adapted elephant that are usually seen during the dry winter months. You stay two nights in this remarkable wilderness at Damaraland Camp. However, this itinerary may also include Doro Nawas or Desert Rhino Camp (with full board & similar activities) instead, depending on availability.

Days 6-7

2 nights at Serra Cafema (full board & activities) | Skeleton Coast & Kaokoland, Namibia

Serra Cafema is remotely located on the southern bank of the Kunene River.Fly north-west over Kaokoland to your next destination, the remarkable Skeleton Coast. There’s plenty to discover on guided activities during your three night stay here. 4WD excursions and walks reveal a surprising variety of treasures within this stark but beautiful landscape – these may include vast dune belts, boat trips on the Kunene and a visit to a semi-nomadic Himba settlement if in the area. Return after each exciting day to your exceptionally remote setting at Serra Cafema.

Days 8-9

2 nights at Ongava Tented Camp (full board & activities) | Etosha National Park, Namibia

Ongava Tented Camp has more of a bush feel than other lodges...Experience more of Namibia’s vast landscapes as you fly further inland to reach the private Ongava Game Reserve on the southern edge of Etosha National Park. There’s an array of wildlife to be seen on guided game drives both on the private reserve and into Etosha, where sightings may include rhino, lion, zebra, giraffe, oryx, hyena, warthog, a variety of antelope species and more. Game viewing continues into the evenings at the floodlit waterhole beside the welcoming Ongava Tented Camp. This itinerary may also include Ongava Lodge (with full board & activities) instead, depending on availability.

Day 10

1 night at Heinitzburg Hotel (bed & breakfast) | Windhoek, Namibia

The Heinitzburg Hotel is housed in an old castle...Enjoy a final morning at the lodge and then it’s about two and a half hours flight back to Windhoek, arriving mid to late afternoon. The rest of the day is free to spend as you wish before a final night at the stylish Heinitzburg Hotel.

Day 11

Spend the morning browsing for last-minute curios or relaxing at the hotel before a 45-minute road transfer takes you to Windhoek Airport to check-in for your own onward arrangements.

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