Depart on your ight to Namibia.
Arrive Windhoek and transer to the
. Tis evening we gather orcocktails and dinner.
DAYS 3 – 5
WINDHOEK / DESERT RHINO CAMP,DAMARALAND
Ater breakast we transer to the airport toboard our chartered aircrat to
. Located in a million-acre reserve, thecamp boasts an outstanding wilderness experi-ence in comortable accommodations. Tereserve’s harsh countryside is punctuated witha number o resh water springs that supporthealthy populations o desert-adapted black rhino and elephant as well as large populationso the rare Hartmann’s mountain zebra, oryx,and kudu. Predators are also numerous, withthe largest populations o lion, cheetah, leopard,and brown and spotted hyena ound outsideEtosha National Park. Many o Namibia’sendemic bird species are ound here, as wellas succulent plants uniquely adapted or liein this desert. While at
Desert Rhino Camp
wehave the opportunity or walks and drives inone o the best wilderness areas in Namibia.
DAYS 6 & 7
DESERT RHINO CAMP /SERRA CAFEMA
Ater breakast, we depart or
. Arguably the most remote camp in allo southern Arica, it overlooks the KuneneRiver—the only permanent water source in theregion, creating a lush oasis along its banks sur-rounded by rugged mountains and sand dunes.Tis region is also home to the Himba tribe,one o the last nomadic people in all o Arica.Our encounters with the Himba are amongthe most memorable experiences o our daysin Namibia. Himba amilies live in proximity to
, giving us an opportunity tovisit and learn more about their liestyle andtraditions.Other activities include game drives to view herds o oryx and springbok, boating on theKunene, hiking, and birding. For the moreadventurous, one o the highlights o
is guided quad-bike excursions allowingus to visit the massive sand dunes near camp.
8 & 9
SERRA CAFEMA / ONGAVA
Our next destination is the ideal location orour activities in Etosha National Park.
is situated along the southernboundary o Etosha in a privately owned reserve.Etosha, “the place o dry water,” oers one o thegreat wildlie experiences remaining in Arica.Covering over 8,000 square miles, the park encompasses a vast salt pan 80 miles long andis Namibia’s premier game-viewing destination.Ongava is one o the ew private game reservesin southern Arica where we may see whiteand black rhino, and the area holds goodpopulations o lion, eland, mountain zebra,black-aced impala, a number o other antelopespecies, and a host o birdlie. In addition toour daytime activities, we enjoy game walksand nighttime game drives.
DAYS 10 & 11
ONGAVA / VUMBURA, BOTSWANA
Ater breakast we depart Ongava by charteright to
Vumbura Plains Camp
via Grootonteinand Maun.
lies in the extreme northo the Okavango Delta.Te Okavango Delta’s waters allow us to explorethe camp’s ood plains via
(dug-outcanoes) guided by polers rom the BaYei tribe, who have been using them as their traditionalorm o transport or hundreds o years. Waterlevels permitting, boats take us into the largerand deeper areas o water while 4x4 vehiclesallow us to get in proximity to animals in thesavanna areas. Tis is possibly the only area inthe Okavango where one can see red lechwe roma mokoro in the morning and a sable anteloperom a vehicle in the aternoon. Other wildliesightings may include lion, leopard, elephant,bualo, and various species o antelope.
DAYS 12 – 14
VUMBURA / MOMBO
Ater a morning activity and brunch wedepart
by private charter to the north- western tip o Chie’s Island and
BACK TO AFRICA
WITH LEX HES