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10
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NAMIBIA

August 11-20, 2020; August 21-30, 2021;

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.

 

 

Trip Overview

 

Tour Type: Landscapes/History

 

Difficulty: Easy

 

Temp Range: 40° F / 75 ° F

 

Leader: Thomas Kokta

 

Group Size: Maximum 7 people

 

Price: $8,195

 

Dates: TBD

 

Included:

  • All transportation in Namibia

  • 10 nights accommodation

  • All meals as listed in itinerary

  • Entrance fees to sites

  • Tour leader

  • Photographic instruction

 

Not Included:

  • International flights to/from Windhoek

  • Airport departure taxes

  • Travel insurance

  • Gratuities

  • Phone calls and personal items

  • Alcoholic beverages

 

 

Itinerary

 

Day 1: Arrival in Windhoek

Arrive in Windhoel. We will meet for dinner at our hotel, then off to bed, as we have an early morning tomorrow! Overnight in Windhoek.

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Days 2&3: Windhoek-Keetmanshoop

We drive south to the best location in Nambia to photographthe quivertrees.  We will do an afternoon visit to the quivertrees and will stay until after dark to watch the beautiful night skies. Overnight at guesthouse.  Overnight in Keetmanshoop.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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Day 8: Spitzkoppe area

We will drive to Swakopmund and spend the night close to Spitzkoppe.

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Day 9-11: Game Reserve

Morning drive to a private game reserve, where we spend the next 3 nights.

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Day 12: Return to Windhoek

After breakfast we will head towards Windhoek.  We will bid farewell and return home.

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