Flying through Namibia

Flying through Namibia

Explore Namibia's attractions from the air on this 8 night flying safari

Exploring Namibia has never been easier. Cover large distances by air and visit the very best of Namibia's attractions with this whirlwind tailor-made itinerary. See the ever-changing landscapes from above with scenic flights into the Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund and Etosha National Park and enjoy spectacular aerial views of everything from the Fish River Canyon to the Namib Desert. 

Tour highlights

    • Most meals included
    • Stay in luxury lodges
    • Visit the largest canyon in Africa, the Fish River Canyon
    • Explore the eery landscape of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei
    • Go on a cruise in Walvis Bay
    • Go game viewing in Etosha National Park

    Country information

    Best time to travel: May - October

    Time difference: None

    Flight time: 12 hours (via Johannesburg)

Itinerary

Day 1 (Fish River Canyon )

Fish River Canyon

Depart Windhoek and fly in a south-westerly direction along the edge of the Kalahari Desert to the spectacular Nama Karoo. Your lodge for the night is set directly on the rim of the Fish River Canyon, the second largest of its kind on earth, offering you spectacular views of the Canyon and the spectacular Namibian sunsets.

Accommodation: Fish River Lodge

INCLUDES : Dinner

Day 2 & Day 3 (Fish River Canyon - Sossusvlei)

Fish River Canyon - Sossusvlei

Enjoy a beautiful view of the Fish River Canyon at breakfast, a 550-metre deep chasm estimated to be over 500 million years old. After a nature drive on the property, we fly west towards the coastal Namib Desert and enjoy a bird’s eye view of the canyon. The Namib is the oldest desert on earth and its shapes are best admired from the air.

On day two, an open vehicle excursion takes you to Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei to admire this unusual landscape.

Accommodation: Sossusvlei Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4 (Sossusvlei - Swakopmund)

Sossusvlei - Swakopmund

Leaving the majestic dune landscape behind, you will travel over towering mountain ranges, rugged canyons and endless desert plains to Swakopmund. Once you have arrived in this idyllic coastal town, you have some leisure time at your disposal to spend exploring as you see fit. Dinner can be enjoyed in one of the excellent seafood restaurants this coastal town has to offer.

Accommodation: Hotel Zum Kaiser

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 5 (Swakopmund - Damaraland)

Swakopmund - Damaraland

Travel onwards to Walvis Bay to enjoy a marine cruise. Keep an eye out for fur seals and flamingos whilst enjoying some sparkling wine and oysters on-board. You may even see dolphins, leather backed turtles or even a seasonal whale!

The journey continues into the Damaraland, an area marked by steep mountain massifs that tower over meandering riverbeds.

Accommodation: Twyfelfontein Country Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 6 (Etosha National Park)

Etosha National Park

Today you will visit one of the most spectacular outdoor art exhibitions in the world at the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Twyfelfontein. This incredible geological attraction is the largest rock art engraving site on earth. After exploring the area and viewing the ancient rock art, you will board a small plane for a short flight to the next lodge, situated at the entrance to Etosha National Park.

Accommodation: Ongava

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 7 (Etosha National Park)

Etosha National Park

In the early morning, travel by open vehicle into Etosha National Park, one of the most diverse game reserves in Africa. During the hame drive, you may encounter as many as four of the Big Five animals as well as rare and endangered animals such as cheetah, sable and the Damara dik-dik. After a busy day of game viewing, head back to your lodge in time for dinner. 

Accommodation: Ongava

INCLUDES : Breakfast, Dinner

Day 8 (Etosha National Park - Windhoek Internation

Etosha National Park - Windhoek International Airport

After breakfast, fly back to Windhoek and be transferred to the hotel from the Eros airport. End of tour.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Pricing

This fly drive itinerary runs all year round

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