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Highlights of Namibia - Solo Traveller

Namibia

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  • Discover the best of Namibia with this wonderful 15-night solo traveller holiday.
  • Meet other like-minded solo travellers & enjoy the comfort of your very own hotel room
  • Explore Windhoek, Namibia’s capital, with recommendations from our local guide.  
  • Experience the incredible deserts of Soussuvlei and Deadvlei.
  • Visit the beautiful coastal town of Swakopmund, established by German colonists in the late 1800s.  
  • Search for the elusive Desert Elephant in Damaraland. 
  • Enjoy a safari experience in Etosha, one of Africa’s third largest National Parks.

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HOW MANY TRAVELLING?
1 Adults

Your Guided Group Holiday To Namibia

Experience Namibia’s top attractions and discover one of the top safari destinations in Africa on this unforgettable solo traveller holiday. Our African adventure will begin with a short tour of Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia, before travelling on to Sossusvlei or the “Dune Sea.” Located in the Namib Naukluft Park and one of Namibia's most spectacular landmarks, we will enjoy the sunrise over the red dunes and there’s an opportunity to climb the highest Dune in the area, ‘Big Daddy’, at 325 metres. We’ll travel through Damaraland and see Brandberg, the highest mountain in Namibia, before beginning your search for the elusive Desert Elephants on your safari trek. We’ll explore Etosha, Africa’s 3rd largest game park, which showcases the best of free roaming Namibia wildlife and rarest species. In Otjiwa there will be a high possibility of spotting the White Rhino, as they are more concentrated in this area. Take this incredible solo traveller holiday and discover the highlights of Namibia. 

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Trip Itinerary

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Travel to Namibia

Depart for Windhoek, Namibia

Travel to Windhoek Namibia

Depart for your holiday to Namibia, flying from Dublin to Windhoek.

Travel to Windhoek Namibia

Arrive in Windhoek

Transfer to Otijwa by Safari Truck

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Travel to Otijwa

Upon arrival in Windhoek, you will be met by your guide in the airport. Depart for Otjiwa in our Safari truck, which will be your main mode of transport for the trip.

On arrival check in to your hotel and the rest of the day is at leisure to further relax and soak up the African atmosphere.

The transfer from Windhoek to Otijwa will take four hours, approximately (260km).

*Please note 2022 itinerary varies, it is the reverse, starting in Windhoek and finishing in Otjiwa.*This is a small group a maximum of 15 people.

Travel to Otijwa

At Leisure in Otijwa

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Giraffes in Namibia

Spend the afternoon unwinding after your journey, take a stroll around the hotel grounds to stretch your legs, relax and soak up the sounds of Africa.

Charge your cameras, polish up your binoculars in anticipation for tomorrows safari.

Dinner is included tonight.

Breakfast is included for each day of your tour.

Giraffes in Namibia

Okonjima - AfriCat Foundation Tour

AfriCat Foundation Tour Otijwa

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Tour of Africat Foundation

Enjoy a leisurely breakfast. Before lunch we have our first encounter with wildlife on a guided tour of the AfriCat foundation in Okonjima. The AfriCats’s Carnivore Care Centre, rescues and rehabilitates carnivores. The centre offers a second chance in hope that the animals they rescue can be released back in the Okonjima Nature Reserve.

Lunch is included today

Tour of Africat Foundation

Afternoon Safari Drive, Otjiwa Nature Reserve

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Discover more of Africa’s hidden treasures with our first safari drive, including a two-hour game drive in search for wildlife in Otjiwa Nature Reserve. Otijwa Safari Lodge is one of the oldest game farms in Namibia, and offers around 25 species, including the white rhino.

After our safari enjoy the evening at leisure before joining your fellow travelers for dinner (included).

Etosha National Park East

Transfer to Etosha National Park East

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Wild life safari in Namibia

After breakfast we transfer to Etosha National Park East, the third biggest park in Africa, the drive will take approximately four hours (322km). The park is home to many species including the endangered black rhino and even leopard. It is also is one of the few places where animals still roam freely and unrestricted by human influence. Relax sit back and enjoy the scenic drive towards our hotel. Lunch is included today.

Wild life safari in Namibia

At Leisure

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On arrival to our hotel check in, relax and enjoy your evening at leisure, dinner is included tonight.

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Etosha East National Park

Etosha East Safari Game Drive

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Truck tour of The Watering Holes

Experience more on a four-hour guided game drive, in an open truck, one of the best ways to enjoy a safari and makes a great opportunity for taking photos! Take in the beauty of this natural landscape and the variety of wildlife, in wide open grasslands, large camel thorn and Mopani trees and an enormous salt pan, that can be seen from space! The diverse vegetation accounts for the abundance of wildlife that thrives in the park. Lunch is included today

Truck tour of The Watering Holes

At Leisure in Etosha

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After the excitement of your safari, take time to relax and enjoy your African surroundings.

It may be possible (depending on availability) to book an extra game drive, your guide will be happy to assist you.

Dinner is included tonight.

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Transfer to Etosha National Park – South

Full Day Safari drive, Etosha National Park

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Game Drive guided excursion

Join us on a day of adventure as we transfer from East to South Etosha, enjoying a full day safari in search of all the African animals. The drive will take around four hours (275km), during this time we take the opportunity to search near waterholes, where an abundance of wildlife like congregate, especially in dry seasons. Birders will also love the experience, where more than 340 bird species have been counted in Etosha National Park. Keep your eyes peeled for Black Rhino, Elephant, Lion, Giraffe and even Leopards.

Enjoy a lunch stop in the park along the way.

Game Drive guided excursion

At Leisure

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Check into your new accommodation and enjoy more free time at leisure.

Dinner is included tonight.

Transfer to Damaraland

Scenic Drive to Damaraland

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Discover the land of Damaraland

Today’s destination is Damaraland!

After breakfast we transfer for the untamed and rugged scenery that is Damaraland; the journey will take around five hours (300 km). Take in the scenic beauty during our drive, with the “Brandberg Mountain” as your backdrop. A stop is included along the way to stretch your legs and enjoy lunch (included).

Discover the land of Damaraland

At Leisure

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Arrive in the late afternoon, the rest of the day is at leisure to further enjoy your surroundings.

Dinner is included tonight.

Damaraland and Desert Elephant Safari

At Leisure in Damaraland

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Guided excursion to Rock Engravings

This morning, enjoy a relaxing breakfast and a sleep in.

For those who want to see more, there is the possibility to book an optional excursion (depending on availability) to the Rock Engravings of the San Bushmen including the Burnt Mountain and the Organ pipes (very similar to the Giants causeway). The rock engravings depict animals and their spoor more than human images. 

Guided excursion to Rock Engravings

Guided Desert Elephant Safari

The elusive desert elephant

Enjoy lunch at the lodge before embarking on a search for the elusive Desert Elephant!

Join us as we go in search of the elusive Desert Elephant. The Desert Elephant can only be found in two places in the world, Mali and Namibia. These majestic animals have adapted to their dry, semi-desert environment by having a smaller body mass, longer legs and rather larger feet to other elephants. They have also been designated as a top priority for their protection by the International Union for Conservation of Nature. Keep your eyes peeled and cameras ready!

Also included is a visit to Damara Living Museum - Daily routine in a traditional museum, including traditional blacksmith (making of weapons and tools), tanning of leather (production of traditional clothes), jewelry and crafts, dancing, singing and traditional games, Holy Fire and fire making and more.

The elusive desert elephant

Transfer to Swakopmund

Swakopmund & Panoramic Orientation Tour

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This morning we depart for Swakopmund one of Namibia’s biggest tourist destinations, it will take around five and a half hours (335 km) drive before we will arrive into the coastal town. Swakopmund is located between the Atlantic Ocean and Namib dunes, it was established by German colonists back in the late 1800s and is filled with historic buildings, landmarks, and museums making this town a great place to further explore in your free time.

Lunch is included today.

Upon arrival, experience a one-hour orientation tour of the town before checking in to your hotel in the afternoon.

Explore Swakopmund at your own pace

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Your guide will be happy to recommend places of interest for your free time to further explore this town.

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Swakopmund – Mondesa Township

At Leisure

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Explore in your own time Swakopmund, take a stroll down to the jetty, enjoy free time on the pier, relax and soak up the atmosphere and views.

There may be the possibility to join in some optional tours:

See more with a three-hour optional Living Desert tour, just outside of Swakopmund in the coastal dune belt. You will learn about some of the life forms that are not always so easy to spot with the naked eye, from Track Palmato Geckos, sand diving lizards, fog basking beetles, Chameleons, snakes and spiders during this three-hour exploration. End the tour with a short dune drive. Duration 3 hours. Your guide will be happy to help book this optional excursion. Please ask for more details.

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Mondesa Guided Township Tour

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Experience the culture in Namibia

Discover more o Swakopmund with a guided cultural Township tour of Mondesa, this is where a local community lived during the South African administration. The township is a melting pot of all Namibian culture and authentic communities.  

Experience the culture in Namibia

Swakopmund

Free time to explore Swakopmund

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Travel to Swakopmund

Day of leisure, your guide will be happy to advise places of interest and options for you to do today.

There may be the possibility to join in some optional tours:

Experience a half day optional Sandwich Harbour tour. Take a Sandwaves morning tour, in a 4 x 4 vehicle into the lower Kuiseb Delta hummock- duned valleys, salt pans, into Namib – Naukluft Park (where ocean and desert come together) and Sandwich Harbour Lagoon. Enjoy a refreshing stop in the dunes for a glass of sparkling wine and snacks. There will also be photography opportunities along the way for those budding photographers.

Please ask for more details for this pre bookable excursion.

Travel to Swakopmund

Transfer to Sousselvlei

Scenic drive to Sousselvlei

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 Safari truck to Sossusvlei

This morning we head southbound towards Sousselvlei. Located in the heart of the Namib Naukluft Park, Sossusvlei has some of the highest sand dunes in the world and can inspire an air of isolation and tranquility. The closer you get to your destination, the higher and redder the dunes become. Todays’ journey will be over five and a half hours (356km).

 Safari truck to Sossusvlei

At Leisure

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You will arrive at your lodge in the afternoon.

Rest of your day is at leisure to relax after your journey.

Dinner is included tonight.

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Sossusvlei & Deadvlei

Guided Excursion to Sossusvlei, Deadvlei and ‘Big Daddy’

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 Tour of Sossuvlei & Deadvlei

Lets see more of this beautiful country! This morning we depart very early, for a guided excursion into Sossusvlei and the Deadvlei to avoid the heat during the day. We arrive early enough to catch the sunrise and have time for some great photo opportunities. The Deadvlei is beautiful with its stark scenery, orange dunes, white cracked ground and the 900-year-old Camelthorn trees coming out of the saltpan, an iconic image of Namibia! You will also have the option to climb the highest dune “Big Daddy” at 325 meters. It is not for the faint hearted and a tough climb, however you are rewarded with a panoramic view of the Deadvlei. For those who prefer not to climb the dunes, you will have free time to explore around the Deadvlei and take in the natural beauty of the area

 Tour of Sossuvlei & Deadvlei

Free time to relax in Sossusvlei

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Desert in Namibia

After this morning’s early morning start to see the sunrise, we depart the Deadvlei in time for a well-deserved lunch (included).

The afternoon is yours to relax and enjoy your surroundings.

Dinner is included this evening

Desert in Namibia

Transfer to Windhoek

Windhoek Including a Panoramic Tour

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Travel to Windhoek Namibia

This morning we depart for the capital Windhoek, the drive will take us approximately five and a half hours (305km). Sit back relax and enjoy the changing scenery as we depart for the city! On arrival we will discover more with a panoramic orientation tour of Windhoek.

There will be a stop for lunch (included) along the way.

Travel to Windhoek Namibia

At Leisure

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Holidays in Namibia

Join us for our final dinner, as we enjoy our last night in this enchanting country.

Holidays in Namibia

Transfer to Windhoek Airport

Depart for Home

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We say farewell with fond memories of our journey through the Highlights of Namibia, with an early morning transfer for our flight home.  

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Arrive Home

Arrive home from your once in a lifetime safari adventure!

* We aim to operate your tour itinerary according to the format shown. Occasionally, local conditions and unexpected events may result in adjustments to the planned schedule. We kindly ask for your understanding and flexibility in the event of any changes

Customer Reviews

Hotels Available

Windhoek,  Namibia

Safari Court Hotel

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  • 26 Nov
  • 04 Mar

Located in Windhoek the Safari Court Hotel has a year-round open swimming pool. Guests can relax in the hotel Spa and wellness centre or enjoy a refreshing drink in the bar. * Some hotel facilities ma ...

Soussusvlei,  Namibia

Desert Homestead

  • 26 Nov

The rugged Desert Homestead is located 30km south east of Sesriem and the entrance to the Namib Naukluft National Park,  making it an ideal place for visiting some of the world’s highest sand dunes an ...

Swakopmund,  Namibia

Swakopmund Plaza Hotel

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  • 26 Nov
  • 04 Mar

Located in the heart of Swakopmund, surrounded by historic buildings, within walking distance to main attractions, restaurants and beach. The central location of this hotel is ideal for further explor ...

Otjiwa,  Namibia

Otjiwa Safari Lodge

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  • 26 Nov
  • 04 Mar

The lodge offers comfortable accommodation, set amidst the unspoiled beauty of Namibia's oldest game farm.  Guests can basque by the pool soaking up the African climate and relaxed atmosphere or enjoy ...

Etosha East,  Namibia

Mokuti Lodge

4
  • 26 Nov
  • 04 Mar

Located on the eastern doorstep of Etosha National Park, set amongst the trees, with charming thatched buildings, decorated in a classic safari style. The lush indigenous gardens (which is where the n ...

Khorixas,  Namibia

Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

  • 26 Nov
  • 04 Mar

This unique lodge situated in the heart of one of the world’s most magnificent wilderness regions, in Damaraland. Twyfelfontein lodge décor blends in with its own surroundings using the natural wood e ...

Outjo,  Namibia

Toshari Lodge

  • 26 Nov
  • 04 Mar

Immersed in a forest of Mopane and white Seringa trees, close to the breath-taking Etosha National Park,  is the welcoming and informal Toshari Lodge. This enchanting spot is the perfect place to unwi ...

Know before you go

Will I be met at the airport?

You will be met on arrival at your destination airport and transferred to your accommodation. You will be accompanied on all included excursions by your guide. Your expert local guide is also available to give you tips and advice on any aspect of your holiday.

Do I need a Visa?

Please visit our visa page for information on requirements for each country's entry requirements

What if there is an emergency?

We have local representatives in all of our destinations who are available 24/7 as well as an emergency contact number for our offices in Ireland should you ever need it.

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