May 10-20, 2024
Visit Namibia's beautiful scenery and stunning night skies
Join us as we spend 11 days exploring vast landscapes, huge sand dunes and deserted mining towns. This is our favorite destination in Africa, with night skies that are free of any light pollution.
Tour Type: Landscapes/History
Temp Range: 40° F / 75 ° F
Leader: Thomas Kokta
Group Size: Maximum 7 people
All transportation in Namibia
10 nights accommodation
All meals as listed in itinerary
Entrance fees to sites
International flights to/from Windhoek
Airport departure taxes
Phone calls and personal items
Day 1: Arrival in Windhoek
Arrive in Windhoek. We will meet for dinner at our hotel, then off to bed, as we have an early morning tomorrow! Overnight in Windhoek.
Days 2&3: Windhoek-Keetmanshoop
We drive south to the best location in Nambia to photograph quiver trees. We will do an afternoon visit to the quiver trees and will stay until after dark to watch the beautiful night skies. Overnight at guesthouse. Overnight in Keetmanshoop.
Day 4: Keetmanshoop -Lüderitz
We will drive to the east coast, followed by afternoon visit at a sand-covered, deserted diamond mining ghost town. We have arranged a special permit to enter in the afternoon after hours. Overnight in a hotel righton the coast.
Day 5: Lüderitz -Sossusvlei area
In the morning, we may do another visit to the ghost town, and then will work our way north towards the famous red sand dunes.
We will spend the night en route in a guest house.
Days 6-7: Sossusvlei
We will arrive at Naukluft National early afternoon, and will do our first excursion to the famous Sossusvlei dunes and the very photogenic Deadvlei.
During the next days, we will - before sunrise - visit the majestic dunes again until late morning. In the afternoon, we will explore some canyons and may do some early night photogaphy
Overnight at luxury lodge close to the dunes.
Day 8: Spitzkoppe area
We will drive to Swakopmund and spend the night close to Spitzkoppe.
Day 9-11: Game Reserve
Morning drive to a private game reserve, where we spend the next 3 nights.
Day 12: Return to Windhoek
After breakfast we will head towards Windhoek. We will bid farewell and return home.