Namibia Group Trip (28 August – 5 September 2024)

Join me on an incredible group trip adventure in Namibia, a beautiful, fascinating country with out of this world landscapes.

Experience the beauty of the Namib Desert in the Namib-Naukluft National Park – climb the sand dunes at Sossusvlei, explore stunning Deadvlei and see where the sand dunes meet the ocean at Sandwich Harbour.

Go on safaris in Etosha National Park, and get adventurous in Swakopmund, the adventure capital of Namibia.

Plus, you’ll get to spend an afternoon hanging out with giraffes at Namibia’s answer to Giraffe Manor!

There’s no place on earth quite like Namibia! You have to see it for yourself!

Namibia, Botswana & Zambia

This trip can also be combined with our Rock My Botswana & Zambia Adventure. You can see the itinerary for that trip here.

To see the full 17-day itinerary click here. Receive a £300 discount if you book onto both trips.

Namibia Itinerary

Windhoek, Namibia
Craft Market Namibia

Day 1: Windhoek

Arrive in Windhoek and relax and get to know your fellow travellers during a welcome meal and a beer or two at a fantastic local restaurant!

Your Rock My Namibia Adventure starts here!

*  If you have the time and can arrive earlier, we can organise any other activities you wish to do. Additional accommodation and activities are charged separately.

  • Meals: Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge (Ensuite)
  • Activities: None
Zebras in Etosha National Park
Okaukuejo Waterhole in Etosha National Park

Day 2: Etosha National Park

Today we’re off to Etosha National Park. On the way, we will stop at the Okahandja Craft Market on the way, where you can pick up locally made souvenirs and visit a Himba tribe village to learn about their unique way of life.

We’ll arrive in the park in the afternoon and go on a short safari as we drive to our camp where we may spot a few animals! Fingers crossed!

Before and after dinner, we’ll have the chance to view animals at our camp’s floodlit waterhole, known as one of the best places for animal viewing Southern Africa and often a truly magical sight!

  • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping (All Bedding & Camping Equipment Provided)
  • Activities: Okahandja Craft Market, Himba Village, Etosha, Waterhole Animal Viewing
Elephants in Etosha National Park
Hyena in Etosha, Namibia
Okaukuejo Waterhole in Etosha National Park

Day 3: Etosha National Park

We’ll spend the morning on safari, departing early in the hope of catching the animals when they are most active.

Etosha is one of the most incredible and unusual safari destinations on the planet with a wide variety of animals including lion, rhino (white and black), elephant, giraffe, and antelope, so you will not be disappointed!

We will visit a number of waterholes, where animals congregate and have incredible views over the Etosha Pan.

In the afternoon/evening, you have the option to take another safari in Etosha (extra cost), or you can hang out at the pool or watch the animals at the waterhole.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping (All Bedding & Camping Equipment Provided)
  • Activities: Etosha National Park Safari, Waterhole Animal Viewing
Zelia Namibia
Cape Cross Seal Colony Namibia
Swakopmund - Namibia

Day 4: Swakopmund

From there we’ll make our way to the town of Swakopmund, the adventure capital of Namibia, where we’ll spend the next 2 nights.

On the way, we’ll visit the Cape Cross Seal Colony and the Zelia Shipwreck.

Once we arrive in Swakopmund, there’ll be some time to chill before we go out to dinner at a great local restaurant in the local township.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Packed Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse (Ensuite)
  • Activities: Cape Cross Seal Colony, Zelia Shipreck, Township Dinner
Skydiving in Swakopmund, Namibia
Sandwich Harbour Namibia
Swakopmund Namibia

Day 5: Swakopmund

Half of the day will be spent exploring the wonder that is Sandwich Harbour, where the sand dunes meet the Atlantic Ocean, by 4×4. 

We’ll whizz up and down the steep dunes in our cars and enjoy a wonderful champagne lunch on the dunes.

The rest of the day is free to take part in some of the amazing activities on offer. This includes skydiving, sandboarding, boat tours, surfing, living desert tours (very popular activity & must be booked in advance), visiting the Mondesa township, exploring the town, horse riding, bike tours, photography tours, quad biking through the dunes plus much more!

In the evening, those who want to can have dinner at one of our favourite restaurants in the area.

  • Meals: Breakfast & Lunch
  • Accommodation: Guesthouse (Ensuite)
  • Activities: Sandwich Harbour Tour
Tropic of Capricorn Namibia
Spitzkoppe, Namibia
Elim Dune Namibia

Day 6: Sesriem & the Namib-Naukluft National Park

Today we will drive to our campsite at Sesriem, the starting point for our journey to see Namibia’s epic sand dunes.

On the way, we’ll stop at the Tropic of Capricorn sign and have lunch is the small settlement of Solitaire.

You will see the landscape change as we drive, first over bleak landscape and gravel roads, to grass savannah and farmland before we reach the deep orange sand dunes of the Namib Desert.

We’ll set up camp when we arrive and you will have the chance to climb Elim Dune at sunset and watch the changing colours of the mountains to the east as the sun sets in the west.

You will be in absolute awe of this other-worldly, almost post-apocalyptic, and photogenic landscape.

  • Meals: Breakfast & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping (All Bedding & Camping Equipment Provided)
  • Activities: Tropic of Capricorn Sign, Solitaire, Elim Dune
Deadvlei Namibia
Dune 45, Namibia
Big Daddy & Deadvlei Namibia

Day 7: Sossusvlei, Deadvlei & Dune 45

Early in the morning, before sunrise, we’ll make our way into the park to climb Dune 45 for sunrise. It a tough climb to the top, but incredibly rewarding, with fantastic views over the area.

From Dune 45 we’ll head further into the park towards Deadvlei, a salt pan filled with 900-year-old dead camel thorn trees and Big Daddy, the tallest sand dune in Sossusvlei.

You will have the opportunity to walk up the the top of Big Daddy, the biggest dune in the area which has incredible views over Deadvlei or you can take the shuttle if you don’t fancy the walk or if you want to spend more time on photography in Deadvlei.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Camping (All Bedding & Camping Equipment Provided)
  • Activities: Dune 45, Deadvlei, Big Daddy
Warthog Road Sign, Namibia
Voigtland Namibia
Voigtland Namibia

Day 8: Windhoek

After breakfast, we’ll visit Sesriem Canyon, a deep chasm carved through the rocks by water.

The canyon’s name was coined when early settlers used it as a water source, using six lengths of leather (‘ses riem – six thongs) tied together to lower buckets into the water at the base of canyon.

Back in Windhoek, we’ll check into our gorgeous accommodation for the evening. Now, this is not just an ordinary lodge, this lodge has resident giraffes who love to hang out, especially whilst we’re enjoying our afternoon tea and cakes.

In the evening, we’ll enjoy a delicious Farewell dinner at the lodge.

  • Meals: Breakfast, Afternoon Tea & Dinner
  • Accommodation: Lodge (Ensuite)
  • Activities: Sesriem Canyon, Afternoon Tea with Giraffes
Voigtland Namibia

Day 9: Departure Day

Today is always a sad day as we say goodbye to our new friends (there’s usually a few tears, I will warn you), but the memories and shared experiences of Namibia will last a lifetime!

We can arrange your transfer to Hosea Kutako International Airport or those continuing on to the Rock My Botswana & Zambia Adventure will make their way across the border into Botswana.

  • Meals: Breakfast
  • Accommodation: None
  • Activities: None

Tour Details

What’s Included

  • 8 nights accommodation
  • 8 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 1 Afternoon Tea & 7 dinner
  • All activities & park fees as per the itinerary above
  • Rock My Adventure group leader & local guides
  • Comprehensive pre-departure information & support
  • All transportation as per the itinerary & included activities
  • Tips for local guides

What’s Not Included

  • Flights
  • Airport transfers (however we can arrange these for you)
  • Visas (if needed)
  • Medications, antimalarials or vaccinations
  • Travel/health insurance (required)
  • Drinks & meals not mentioned
  • Optional activities

Tour Dates

  • 28 August – 5 September 2024 BOOK NOW

Cost – £2,395

  • Deposit: £400 (non-refundable)
  • 2nd Payment: £1,790 (due 62 days before the departure date)
  • Local Payment: $250 (due on arrival)

Things to Note

  • Maximum group size of 8.
  • On this trip, we’ll do a mix of camping and mid-range lodges.
  • We will be camping in Sossusvlei (2 nights) and Etosha National Park (2 nights). This is participatory camping where we will put up our own tents. All bedding and equipment is provided.
  • In Windhoek (2 nights) and Swakopmund (2 nights) we stay in very nice lodges.
  • These tours are best suited to laid-back, fun and adventurous travellers who don’t mind hot, bumpy travel and the occasional long drives.

Want to come to Namibia?

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