Arrival in Windhoek (Accommodation at The Olive Exclusive All Suite Hotel – 3 Nights)
Upon your arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek, Namibia, you will be warmly greeted and assisted by your guide. They will ensure a smooth transfer to your luxurious accommodation, The Olive Exclusive All Suite Hotel.
After checking in, take some time to relax and settle into your comfortable suite. Enjoy the serene surroundings and perhaps take a leisurely stroll around the hotel’s grounds.
In the evening, dine at the hotel’s restaurant, where you can savor a delectable meal featuring a mix of international and Namibian flavors. It’s the perfect way to start your Namibian adventure.
Windhoek Exploration and Golf at Windhoek Country Club
Your second day begins with a delicious breakfast at The Olive Exclusive. Then, get ready for a full day of exploration in Windhoek.
Start your morning with a historical and cultural tour of Windhoek. This immersive experience will introduce you to the city’s rich heritage and vibrant present. You’ll have the opportunity to visit landmarks, museums, and learn about the diverse cultures that make up Namibia’s capital.
In the afternoon, it’s time to indulge in your passion for golf. You’ll head to the prestigious Windhoek Country Club, known for its challenging course and stunning surroundings. With the guidance of dedicated caddies, enjoy a round of golf amidst picturesque landscapes.
After your golfing adventure, return to The Olive Exclusive for a relaxing evening. You can dine at the hotel’s restaurant, enjoying a gourmet meal that combines international and local flavors.
Golf at Omeya and Wildlife Adventure
Wake up to another delightful breakfast at The Olive Exclusive before heading out for a day of golf and wildlife encounters.
In the morning, you’ll make your way to the scenic Omeya Golf Course. Here, you’ll have the opportunity to perfect your golf swing amidst breathtaking natural surroundings.
After your golf game, it’s time for an exciting wildlife adventure. Join a game drive to explore Namibia’s captivating wildlife. You’ll have the chance to spot iconic species, including the Big Five, and capture their beauty through your camera lens.
As the day comes to a close, return to The Olive Exclusive for a relaxing evening and another gourmet dining experience.
Coastal Journey to Walvis Bay
Bid farewell to Windhoek as you embark on a scenic journey to the coastal town of Walvis Bay. This coastal paradise is known for its stunning landscapes and abundant birdlife.
Upon your arrival in Walvis Bay, take some time to explore the town and its charming coastal attractions. You may choose to visit the waterfront, where you can observe flamingos and pelicans in their natural habitat.
After your coastal exploration, check in to your accommodation in Walvis Bay, where you’ll spend the night. Enjoy a peaceful evening in this seaside town.
AfriCat’s Carnivore Care Experience
On this remarkable day of your journey through Namibia, you’ll have the privilege of engaging in AfriCat’s Carnivore Care Experience. This experience promises to be unique, educational, and emotionally enriching, as it grants you an up-close encounter with Africa’s fascinating carnivores.
Your day begins with an early morning start from Okonjima Plains Camp. After a hearty breakfast, you’ll set out on a short drive to the renowned AfriCat Foundation. AfriCat is a non-profit organization dedicated to the conservation of Namibia’s large carnivores, particularly cheetahs and leopards.
Upon arrival at AfriCat, you’ll receive a warm welcome from the passionate and knowledgeable staff who are committed to the welfare and preservation of these remarkable animals. Your journey into the world of carnivores begins with an informative introduction and briefing about the day’s activities.
Engaging with Africa’s Carnivores:
Your experience at AfriCat’s Carnivore Care Center offers a rare opportunity to observe and learn about Namibia’s carnivores in a controlled and safe environment. The center plays a crucial role in the rehabilitation and conservation efforts for these magnificent creatures.
During your visit, you’ll have the chance to:
Observe Cheetahs: Witness the grace and speed of cheetahs as you observe these iconic big cats. Learn about their unique adaptations and the challenges they face in the wild.
Meet Leopards: Encounter the elusive and enigmatic leopards, known for their stealth and beauty. Gain insights into their behavior, conservation status, and the ongoing efforts to protect them.
Learn About Conservation: Engage in meaningful discussions with the dedicated experts at AfriCat. Explore the conservation initiatives and research projects aimed at safeguarding Namibia’s carnivores.
Tracking Experience: Depending on the activities scheduled for the day, you may have the opportunity to join a tracking expedition, where you’ll follow the signs and clues left by these incredible animals.
Photography and Observation: Throughout your visit, you’ll have ample opportunities to capture stunning photographs and observe the carnivores in their enclosures. Be prepared to be captivated by their beauty and behavior.
Educational and Inspirational:
The Carnivore Care Experience at AfriCat is not only an opportunity to see these animals up close but also a chance to deepen your understanding of the vital role they play in Namibia’s delicate ecosystem. You’ll gain insights into the challenges facing carnivores in the wild and the collaborative efforts aimed at their protection.
Lunch will be provided at AfriCat, allowing you to relax and reflect on the enriching experiences of the day. Afterward, you’ll bid farewell to this remarkable sanctuary for carnivores and return to Okonjima Plains Camp.
As you return to the camp, take some time to unwind and share your experiences with fellow travelers. The day’s encounters with Namibia’s carnivores are sure to leave a lasting impression, igniting a deeper appreciation for these magnificent creatures and the dedicated conservationists working tirelessly to ensure their survival.
Dinner at Okonjima Plains Camp offers another opportunity to savor delicious cuisine and relish the peaceful ambiance of your surroundings. As you retire to your comfortable accommodation for the night, you’ll carry with you not only cherished memories but also a heightened sense of responsibility for the preservation of Africa’s carnivores.
Arrival at Mowani Mountain Camp
Today, your journey takes you to the enchanting Mowani Mountain Camp, a haven nestled amid the captivating desert landscapes of Namibia. As you arrive, you’ll be immediately struck by the awe-inspiring views and the serene ambiance of this unique environment.
Upon check-in, settle into your comfortable accommodation at Mowani Mountain Camp. The camp’s design blends harmoniously with the natural surroundings, allowing you to feel at one with the desert.
Take some time to explore the camp’s facilities and unwind in the tranquil atmosphere. You can soak in the captivating vistas or simply relax in your room, appreciating the desert’s beauty from the comfort of your private space.
In the evening, savor a delightful dinner at the camp’s restaurant, where you can enjoy a mix of international and Namibian cuisine. As night falls, the starlit desert sky creates a mesmerizing backdrop, offering a perfect ending to your day.
Living Desert Tour
On Day 7, prepare for a unique and enlightening experience as you embark on a Living Desert Tour. This fascinating expedition is designed to introduce you to the remarkable small creatures that thrive in Namibia’s distinct desert ecosystem.
The tour is led by knowledgeable guides who will share insights into the desert’s unique flora and fauna, unveiling the hidden world that exists beneath the arid surface. Witness the ingenious adaptations and resilience of desert-dwelling creatures, including geckos, chameleons, and insects.
As you explore the desert’s terrain, you’ll gain a deeper appreciation for the intricacies of this environment and the remarkable strategies these creatures employ for survival. The Living Desert Tour promises to be a captivating and educational adventure, offering a new perspective on the desert’s hidden wonders.
After the tour, return to Mowani Mountain Camp, where you can relax and reflect on the day’s discoveries. Take in the breathtaking desert scenery and enjoy another delightful dinner at the camp, savoring the flavors of Namibia.
Arrival in Swakopmund
Your journey continues as you bid farewell to the captivating landscapes of Mowani Mountain Camp and make your way to the coastal town of Swakopmund. This transition from the desert to the coast promises a change of scenery and a new set of experiences.
After breakfast at Mowani Mountain Camp, embark on a picturesque drive that takes you through Namibia’s diverse landscapes. The journey to Swakopmund offers stunning views as you approach the Atlantic Ocean.
Upon arrival in Swakopmund, you’ll check in at the Swakopmund Guesthouse, your home for the next two nights. This charming guesthouse combines comfort and hospitality, providing a welcoming retreat for your coastal adventure.
With the afternoon at your leisure, take the opportunity to explore Swakopmund’s vibrant streets and immerse yourself in the town’s unique atmosphere. Swakopmund offers a mix of cultural experiences, local markets, and beautiful ocean views.
Stroll along the promenade, where you can feel the refreshing sea breeze and take in the soothing sound of the waves. Browse the local markets, where you can find a variety of handcrafted souvenirs and artisanal goods.
As the sun begins to set over the Atlantic Ocean, savor a delightful dinner at a local restaurant. Given Swakopmund’s coastal location, fresh seafood is a highlight, and you’ll have the opportunity to enjoy a delicious seafood meal by the ocean.
The evening offers a chance to relax and reflect on your coastal exploration. Swakopmund’s unique blend of coastal charm and desert beauty sets the stage for a memorable stay.
Golf at Rossmund Golf Course
On Day 9, your passion for golf takes center stage once more as you head to Rossmund Golf Course, a coastal gem known for its natural beauty and golfing excellence.
After a satisfying breakfast at the Swakopmund Guesthouse, make your way to Rossmund Golf Course, which is set against the backdrop of Namibia’s coastal dunes. This course offers a unique golfing experience, surrounded by the scenic beauty of the desert meeting the ocean.
Prepare for a memorable round of golf in this picturesque setting. The course challenges golfers of all levels while providing stunning vistas of the coastal landscape.
Enjoy a leisurely game, relishing the opportunity to perfect your swing and soak in the serene surroundings. The coastal breeze and panoramic views create an unforgettable golfing experience.
Following your round of golf, return to Swakopmund Guesthouse, where you can freshen up and relax. The afternoon is yours to spend at your leisure. You may choose to explore more of Swakopmund, indulge in some local cuisine, or simply unwind at the guesthouse.
As night falls in Swakopmund, you’ll have the chance to enjoy another delightful dinner at a local restaurant. The town’s culinary scene offers a diverse range of options, allowing you to savor different flavors and cuisines.
After dinner, return to the Swakopmund Guesthouse, where you can unwind and appreciate the coastal tranquility. Your coastal exploration and golfing adventure have brought you to this charming town, providing a unique perspective on Namibia’s diverse landscapes.
Return to The Olive Exclusive
Your journey through Namibia takes you full circle as you bid farewell to Swakopmund and return to The Olive Exclusive for your final two nights in this captivating country.
After a leisurely breakfast at the Swakopmund Guesthouse, prepare for your journey back to Windhoek, where it all began. The drive will offer you one last opportunity to soak in Namibia’s stunning landscapes and reflect on the memories you’ve created.
Upon your arrival at The Olive Exclusive, you’ll be welcomed back to this luxurious retreat with warm hospitality and the familiar comfort of your accommodations.
With the afternoon at your leisure, take the time to relax and unwind at The Olive Exclusive. You may choose to indulge in the amenities and services offered at the hotel, whether it’s a spa treatment, a swim, or simply enjoying the tranquility of your surroundings.
As the sun sets over Windhoek, savor a farewell dinner at the hotel’s exquisite restaurant. Reflect on the incredible journey you’ve experienced, from the desert landscapes to the coastal beauty and the diverse wildlife encounters.
On Day 11, you’ll have the opportunity to engage in a birdwatching excursion, immersing yourself in Namibia’s rich avian diversity.
Begin your day with an early start and a hearty breakfast at The Olive Exclusive. Your birdwatching excursion will take you to one of Namibia’s birding hotspots, where you’ll have the chance to spot a variety of exotic and endemic bird species.
Guided by knowledgeable birdwatching experts, you’ll explore the natural habitats that attract these winged wonders. Keep your binoculars and cameras ready as you observe and identify the colorful and unique birdlife.
Return to The Olive Exclusive in the afternoon, where you can share your birdwatching experiences and enjoy a relaxing afternoon at the hotel. You may choose to take a dip in the pool, enjoy a spa treatment, or simply bask in the peaceful ambiance.
As you approach the end of your Namibian adventure, savor a final dinner at The Olive Exclusive. The hotel’s gourmet cuisine provides a fitting conclusion to your culinary journey through Namibia.
On the final day of your Namibian adventure, you’ll have time for any last-minute activities or relaxation at The Olive Exclusive before your departure. Depending on your flight schedule, you may have the opportunity for some additional exploration or simply a moment of tranquility.
When it’s time to bid farewell to Namibia, you’ll be transferred from The Olive Exclusive to Windhoek’s Hosea Kutako International Airport for your outbound flight. As you embark on your journey home, carry with you the memories of this extraordinary adventure, the beauty of Namibia, and the experiences that have enriched your soul.