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6-Day Dunes and Wildlife Tour from Windhoek

From USD 1,121.13
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  • 6-day 'Dunes and Wildlife' journey from Windhoek
  • Combine multiple game drives with a visit to the world's oldest desert
  • Enjoy a variety of landscapes, from a sea of red sand dunes to the stark Skeleton Coast
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6-Day Dunes and Wildlife Tour from Windhoek
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Overview

Experience the best of Namibia's natural offerings on a 6-day "Dunes and Wildlife" tour from Windhoek. This multi-day adventure includes multiple game drives in Etosha National Park, as well as a visit to the park's massive Etosha salt pan—a mass breeding ground for flamingos. Interact with locals, seek out shipwrecks along the aptly named Skeleton Coast and marvel at the Namib Desert's sea of sand dunes while snapping dozens of pics. You'll even have an opportunity to track cheetahs alongside a biologist before making your way back to Windhoek.

What to Expect
Day 1: Halali, Etosha National Park  (LD)
Collection from your accommodation is at 7:15am for the pre-departure talk. Arriving at the park gate we game drive through the park takes us to waterholes looking for wildlife before arriving at our lodge just before sunset. We highly recommend spending time at the floodlit waterhole.

Day 2: Taleni Etosha Village (BLD)
Our first game drive today is at sunrise to catch the predators while they are still active before returning to Halali for breakfast. Our second game drive takes us to the impressive Etosha Pan where we can get out of the vehicle and experience this “saline desert” before continuing our game drive to look for the Big 4. We arrive back at Halali where we have lunch before heading off on our final game drive across the park towards Okaukuejo and leaving the park prior to sunset. 

Day 3: Hotel a la Mer, Swakopmund (BL)
Our route today takes us into Damaraland. We have the chance to meet the local people before enjoying a light roadside lunch is served en-route in the shadow of Namibia's tallest mountain. On the drive down the Skeleton Coast we explore the remains of a small shipwreck before arriving in Swakopmund mid-afternoon. Dinner tonight is at own expense.

Days 4 & 5: Desert Camp, Sesriem (BLD)
This morning after breakfast we have free time to explore Swakopmmund or joining a 2 hour sand boarding experience. Pick up from Hotel A La Mer is from 10:15am. We drive through the Namib Desert, arriving at our camp late afternoon where we have a chance to relax and enjoy the views before dinner. Dawn departure from camp on Saturday to arrive at the park gate for sunrise. We drive down an ancient river bed and take a 4x4 shuttle into the Sossusvlei area to appreciate the beauty of this place in early morning light. We explore Dead Vlei with its expanse of bleached cracked clay and skeletal camel thorn trees, with a backdrop of huge dunes. En-route to our lodge we will stop at the famous Dune 45 before visiting the nearby Sesriem Canyon. We arrive back at our lodge late afternoon to watch the sunset over this spectacular desert. 

Day 6: Windhoek (B)
Early morning breakfast before heading to Solitaire where we join a biologist to track cheetahs at the N/a'ankuse Namib Conservation Center. We return to Windhoek via Rehoboth, arriving mid-afternoon where we will be dropped at our accommodation.
Reviews (7)
1 - 5 of 7 reviews
Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Magical Namibia Tour

From the wildlife drives, ship reck, flamingos to the Desert Hike up the Sand Dunes to the semi-dry river bed, it all was magical. Daniel, Our most amazing Safari Guide, Kept us safe, informed, educating us on the wildlife and the magical beauty of his...More

Date of experience: November 2018
Thank beeahdesigns
Reviewed 18 July 2018
Incredible Namibia!

Thoroughly enjoyed the 6 day tour of Namibia. My friend and i were picked up (and dropped off at the end) from the Windhoek Hilton to meet everyone at Chameleon's base. Our driver/guide/cook was Gideon, who was a wealth of knowledge about his country, a...More

Date of experience: June 2018
Thank Jenna G
Claire G, General Manager at Chameleon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 24 July 2018

Hi Jenna, Awesome to hear that you and Fiona enjoyed your trip. Indeed, Namibia is huge and we try to pack as much into the 6 day trip as is possible, whilst still ensuring that you have a little time to relax as, after all,...More

Reviewed 5 May 2018
Superb treatment

I recently began a trip with Chameleon, but had to leave the tour early because of a family emergency. Chameleon organised to get me back to Windhoek as quickly as possible. They arranged new flights for me, and looked after me very well. Thankyou to...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank anne h
Claire G, General Manager at Chameleon Safaris, responded to this reviewResponded 16 June 2018

Thanks for the feedback Anne and sorry you had to leave us earlier than expected. Glad to see you are coming back to fill in the gaps you missed and hope that the next trip will exceed all expectations!

Reviewed 23 April 2018
Definitely the company to visit Namibia with!

WOW! What a trip. Excellent from start to finish. I've traveled a lot, and this really was something special. Everything was perfect (except the heat on return from the deadvlei!). I can not thank you all enough for this trip. I've been wanting to see...More

Date of experience: April 2018
Thank nadahm311
Reviewed 3 April 2018
Memorable, informative, excellent

Just returned from an amazing safari with Alvin (guide) and Tulimo (driver). Both experienced, informative, friendly, patient, professional and extremely competent. They kept us on schedule so we didn’t miss anything; were good humoured; made great meals even for the most challenging dietary requirements; knowledgeable...More

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank Louiseh111
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Response from Jenna G | Reviewed this property |
Hi there. The tour I did started early on Tuesday morning and ended back in Windhoek on Sunday afternoon. You could always email Chamelion to check dates, they are very helpful.
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