Seasonal Menu: Etosha à la Carte
During the dry winter months, the wildlife sightings in the Etosha National Park reach its peak. Animals are gathering around the waterholes and spotting the game, taking great photos and observation is rewarding. The safari takes the route from West to East through the entire Park.
Day 1: 08:30 Departure from Windhoek via Outjo to the beautifully set Vingerklip Lodge. Rest of the afternoon at leisure. Overnight on dinner, bed and breakfast basis at Vingerklip Lodge or similar
Day 2: Enjoy a morning hike to the Southern terraces. The duration of the hike is about 1.5 – 2 hours.
Continue with your safari via Kamanjab to the Western side of the Etosha National Park. Enjoy the rest of the afternoon at leisure. After dinner, you will join a night drive and see some nocturnal wildlife like aardwolf, genet and many more. Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at Hobatere Lodge or similar
Day 3: We depart from the privately owned Hobatere Lodge into the Etosha National Park. Along the route from the Galton Gate we stop at many watering holes. The Western side of the Park is hosting some of the wildlife that you will not find in the central and Eastern parts. Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at Okaukuejo Resort or just outside the Andersson’s Gate.
Day 4: A full day in the Park lies ahead of us. Encounter the big variety of wildlife in the Park during the course of the morning. More than 114 mammal species are found in the Park, several of them are rare and endangered like the black rhino and the black faced impala. We intend to stay at Halali Resort, which is centrally located. Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at Halali Resort.
Day 5: Another full day in the Park lies ahead of us. We will drive along the vast saltpan. It attracts herds of antelopes and the predators that follow their prey. Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at either Namutoni or one of the privately owned lodges just outside the Van Lindequist Gate.
Day 6: A full day of game viewing lies ahead of us. The highlights on this Eastern Side of the Park is undoubtedly the Fischer’s Pan, which often holds the water far into the dry season. We also drive all the way up to the Andoni Plains with beautiful views. Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at Namutoni Resort or one of the privately owned lodges just outside the Van Lindequist Gate.
Day 7: We depart from the Eastern side of this great Wildlife Sanctuary. We’ll include a brief stop at Lake Otjikoto and continue via Tsumeb, Otavi and Otjiwarongo to Okonjima Ranch, Home of the Africat Foundation.
We’ll join a game drive at Okonjima of endangered species and learn how to keep Namibia’s great bio diversity alive. Overnight with dinner, bed and breakfast at Okonjima Ranch.
Day 8: One more activity at Okonjima during the early morning. Brunch just afterwards. Returning to Windhoek during the course of the afternoon.
July: Accommodated Safari
August: Camping Safari