Day 1 Arrive Windhoek – Sossusvlei
You will be met on arrival in Windhoek and assisted with boarding your scheduled light aircraft shuttle transfer to Sossusvlei. On arrival in Sossusvlei you’ll be met by a member of the Little Kulala team and transferred directly to the camp. Situated in the Kulala Wilderness Reserve, Little Kulala is a luxury desert retreat. A library, wine cellar, boutique and lounge provide plenty of space to relax, while the al-fresco dining area ensures views of the African night sky. Air-conditioned “kulalas” blend perfectly into the desert landscape, each equipped with private plunge pool, indoor and outdoor shower and a rooftop star bed for incredible star gazing. Try to get an early night though, as you’ve an early start tomorrow.
Overnight: Little Kulala
Day 2 - 3 Wolwedans, NamibRand Nature Reserve
Rise before dawn and head straight to the Sossusvlei dunes, to which Little Kulala has its own exclusive access gate. Watch the sun rise over the dunes and take the opportunity to capture some stunning photographs as dramatic shadows are cast over the orange landscape. Return to the lodge for breakfast before being transferred privately to Wolwedans Dunes Camp, with a journey time of around 90 minutes. Wolwedans Dunes Camp sits atop a plateau, commanding unrivalled views over the breath-taking landscape. Simply constructed from canvas and wood, the nine chalets are designed to allow nature in while offering the comforts of a more permanent lodge. Private verandahs lead straight onto the sand and into the wilderness beyond. The main lodge is home to lounges, decks (perfect for sundowners), a library, wine cellar and two dining rooms. There is no shortage of space here, both inside and out.
Overnight: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge
Day 4 - 5 Kaokoland, northwest Namibia
This morning you will be taken to the airstrip for your private light aircraft flight to Kaokoland and Hoanib Valley Camp. In the heart of north-western Namibia, this very special region is characterised by a varied landscape of mountains, dunes, and expanses of desert with a scattering of nomadic Himba families. Hoanib Valley Camp is the result of a wonderful partnership between the Giraffe Conservation Foundation and local communities which has proved to be immensely successful. With just six tents, the camp has a very exclusive feel and all the materials used to build it were sourced locally, as was the hand-crafted furniture and it is, of course, completely solar powered.
Overnight: Hoanib Valley Camp
Day 6 - 7 Ongava Private Game Reserve
Fly today to your final Namibian destination, Ongava Private Game Reserve, on the border of Etosha National Park. Spend two days here immersing yourself in superb game viewing with expert guides both within the private 33,000-hectare reserve and in Etosha National Park itself. Stay at the charming Ongava Tented Camp with its eight spacious Meru-style tents, all with private decks. The main area boasts a swimming pool and overlooks a very popular waterhole where you’re likely to see game coming to drink at any hour of the day, though sometimes they prefer to simply drink from the pool.
Overnight: Ongava Tented Camp
Day 8 Departure
Transfer to Ongava’s airstrip and transfer to Windhoek by private light aircraft for your international flight home.