Dune Lark Fly & Drive Safari

Dune Lark Fly & Drive Safari

This two-week trip offers the best of both worlds – the ease and time saved of a fly-in safari with the freedom, value and adventure of a proper Namibian self-drive.

After a night in Windhoek, take a light aircraft out into the Namib-Naukluft and a two night stay at Hoodia Desert Lodge. It’s setting and the flight in are stunning enough but the full day exploring the famous towering dunes surrounding Sossusvlei and Deadvlei is the real highlight.

Flying back to the capital, pick up your rental car for the drive north through the Central Highlands to Ai Aiba Lodge which is a great base for hiking. Continue into Damaraland to Ozondjou Trails where you can meet the local community and spend a full day with a guide from NGO Elephant-Human Relations Aid (EHRA) in search of desert-adapted elephants and learn about how they’re mitigating human wildlife conflict in the region.

Stop at the spectacularly situated Grootberg Lodge to track free roaming black rhinos and take in the views, then it’s onward to Etosha National Park for two nights each at Hobatere Lodge and Halali Camp. Hobatere has its own reserve to be discovered on game drives and walks, while Halali, situated inside the park, is perfect start point for self-guided drives skirting Etosha’s huge salt pan. The camp’s floodlit waterhole attracts an incredible array of wildlife and is not to be missed at night.

On the way back to Windhoek, enjoy your final two nights in the Okonjima Nature Reserve, home of AfriCat Foundation, which works to rehabilitate Namibia's threatened carnivores like leopard and cheetah.

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Prices:
US$4,760 - US$5,092 per person sharing
Stays at:
1 night Elegant Guesthouse – Windhoek, Namibia
1 night Hoodia Desert Lodge – Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia
1 night Hoodia Desert Lodge – Namib-Naukluft National Park, Namibia
1 night Ai Aiba Lodge – Central Highlands, Namibia
1 night Ai Aiba Lodge – Central Highlands, Namibia
1 night Ozondjou Trails – Damaraland, Namibia
1 night Ozondjou Trails – Damaraland, Namibia
1 night Grootberg Lodge – Damaraland, Namibia
1 night Hobatere Lodge – Etosha National Park, Namibia
1 night Hobatere Lodge – Etosha National Park, Namibia
1 night Halali Camp – Etosha National Park, Namibia
1 night Halali Camp – Etosha National Park, Namibia
1 night Okonjima Plains Camp – Okonjima Nature Reserve , Namibia
1 night Okonjima Plains Camp – Okonjima Nature Reserve , Namibia

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