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Sossusvlei & Etosha Fly-In Safari

Inspirational safari holiday to Namibia

This fly-in itinerary takes you on a journey to the two most famous areas of Namibia, the Sossusvlei dunes, a colossal dune sea which is just made for photography, and Etosha National Park where you will experience a Big 5 safari. A memorable and scenic flight will take you to Sossusvlei where you will stay at Kulala Desert Lodge located within the arid Namib Desert. The dunes that are the main attraction. Photograph them, climb them, run down them or see them from above in a hot air balloon. Also explore the Kulala Nature Reserve on nature drives or guided walks with the chance of seeing the likes of gemsbok, bat-eared fox, brown hyena and various birds.

More adventure beckons at Anderssons, a camp in the private Ongava Private Game Reserve that borders the Etosha National Park. See the Big 5, including both black and white rhino, as well as giraffe and several antelope species on day and night game drives and nature walks. During your 'down' time we suggest that you sit in photographic hides waiting on the wildlife to come to you or do the same from your room or the pool where you can enjoy game sightings from the camp's prolific waterhole.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Windhoek International
  • 1 night - Olive Grove Guesthouse, Windhoek & Surrounds, Namibia
  • 2 nights - Kulala Desert Lodge, Sossusvlei & the Namib Desert, Namibia
  • 3 nights - Andersson's at Ongava, Etosha & Surrounds, Namibia
  • Ends - Transfer to Windhoek International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Namibia
  • Nights Icon 6 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
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Highlights

  • Sleep-out under the stars on the rooftop of your luxury suite
  • Sunsets over distant mountains and dunes
  • Hot Air Balloon over some of the highest sand dunes in the world
  • Spot the Big 5 and track black rhino at a private game reserve
  • Endless space and the chance to reconnect with yourself and nature
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Windhoek International

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Day 1

Your Namibian fly-in journey starts in Windhoek Airport where a vehicle will be waiting to drive you to your guesthouse in the city.

  • 1 night

Olive Grove Guesthouse
Bed & Breakfast | Standard Room
Namibia

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Day 2 - 4

Return to the airport today to board a scenic light aircraft flight over the Namib Desert to Sossusvlei. Meet your guide at the airstrip and drive in a 4WD to your lodge.

  • 2 nights

Kulala Desert Lodge
All Inclusive | Standard Room
Namibia

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Day 4 - 7

Savor the last of the jaw-dropping aerial landscapes on your light aircraft flight to Ongava airstrip in the private Ongava Reserve. Here you'll meet your guide for the short game drive to your camp.

  • 3 nights
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Andersson's at Ongava
All Inclusive | Standard Suite
Namibia

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Day 7

After a final morning activity fly today from Ongava's airstrip around 1½-hours to Windhoek Airport where you'll arrive in time to connect with your onward fligh

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Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Road transfers as detailed in the itinerary
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
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ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • Big 5 Safari Icon Sight seeing
  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Rhino Tracking Icon Rhino Tracking
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Cycling Icon Cycling
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Desert Tours Icon Desert Tours
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Star Gazing Star Bed Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Natural Wonders Icon Natural Wonders
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Conservation Experience Icon Wildlife Rehabilitation
  • Photography Safari Icon Wildlife Hide
  • Photography Safari Icon Photography
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Springbok
    Springbok
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Southern Giraffe
    Southern Giraffe
  • Rock Hyrax
    Rock Hyrax
  • Ostrich
    Ostrich
  • Oryx
    Beisa Oryx
  • Meerkat
    Meerkat
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Kori Bustard
    Kori Bustard
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Brown Hyena
    Brown Hyena
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
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