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Wide Open Spaces
Local Life and Stunning Scenery on this African Vegan Tour
Namibia is known for its wide-open spaces, beautiful landscapes, and amazing wildlife. Have your life changed by the untouched beauty of this extraordinary country. Few things in life can make you feel as connected to our beautiful planet as seeing animals in their natural surroundings. Namibia’s picturesque landscapes, diverse wildlife, and fresh air will make you see nature as it was intended.
The highlight of this tour will be Namibia’s pride and joy, Etosha National Park (ENP). Being one of Africa’s largest savannah conservation areas, ENP boasts in both size and variety of wildlife. This park, also known as Namibia’s greatest wildlife sanctuary, is home to 114 mammal species, abundant birdlife, various reptiles, amphibians and even fish.
Why You’ll Love This Tour!
Home to the Big Five
Spectacular Sand Dunes
World’s Largest Salt Pan
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$4016 USD/per person
*A non-refundable deposit of 25% of the tour cost, along with a registration form, are required in order to join the tour. Your space is not guaranteed until both of these are received.
July 20th – 29th, 2024
Hosea Kutako International Airport (HKIA), Windhoek, Namibia
9 nights/10 days
Amount of Walking
3 miles per day (approximate)
- 9 nights hotel accommodations
- Based on having your own room
- 9 breakfasts
- 8 lunches
- 9 dinners
- Arrival and departure transfers between airport and hotel
- Sightseeing and activity admissions
- Wine, beer, and non-alcoholic drinks
- All logistics are taken care of for you
- Travel insurance
What to bring
Bathing suit (for optional swims at accommodations)
About your guide
One tour leader, one local guide and conservation ecologist, one vegan cook
Our 10-day vegan safari starts off in Windhoek, Namibia. We’ll have a welcome dinner at one of the city’s vegan-friendly restaurants to get acquainted.
Our first full day will begin with a fairly long drive to Etosha National Park. We’ll have some stops along the way in different scenic towns (Stops: Okahandja, Otjiwarongo, Otavi and Tsumeb)
Day 3, enjoy morning and afternoon game drives in Entosha National Park. (Stops: Namutoni, Halali and Okaukuejo)
Day 4 gives us the opportunity for two more game drives. (Stops: Okaukuejo)
Day 5 begins with a fairly long drive to Swakopmund, with several stops along the way, including a cultural visit to the Omapaha trivial village. (Stops: Usakos, Karibib, Omaruru and Outjo)
On the 6th day of our trip we will discover the moon landscapes of the Welwitschia Plains and Namib desert before visiting Walvis Bay. (Stops: Walvis Bay and Swakopmund)
Day 7 we’ll cross the Tropic of Capricorn on the way to Sossusvlei, and more beautiful desert landscapes. (Stops: Solitaire, Walvis Bay and Swakopmund)
On Day 8 we’ll visit gigantic dunes and the secret hiding place of Sesriem Canyon. (Stops: Sesriem)
Day 9 we will head back to Windhoek, with some stops on the way. (Stops: Sesriem, Solitaire/Rehoboth (depending on the road), Windhoek) Our trip will end after breakfast the following day.
Interspersed with all the sightseeing and activities will delicious vegan food in your destination. You will never have to worry about what you’re going to eat on a Veg Jaunts and Journeys tour. All the meals will be cooked for you, so you can have an interesting and exciting vacation, with some time to relax too.
Windhoek: Arebbusch Travel Lodge (1 night)
Etosha National Park: Onguma Bush Camp (1 night)
Etosha National Park: Toshari Lodge (2 nights)
Swakopmund: Alte Bruecke Resort (2 nights)
Sossusvlei: Desert Quiver Camp (2 nights)
Windhoek: Arebbusch Travel Lodge (1 night)
We will meet in Windhoek, Namibia’s capital, the first day and dinner will be at a vegan-friendly restaurant in the city.
Bright and early on day 2 we’ll make our way to Etosha National Park. We will most likely see a lot of wildlife even on our way to the national park, especially oryx, which are quite common in the countryside.
Day 3 will be spent in Etosha National Park. Etosha National Park is very species-rich. Possible sightings include predators (lion, cheetah, leopard, hyena). There are several types of antelope including kudu, springbok, and impala. You will also see giraffe, zebra, red hartebeest, blue wildebeest, and small antelope like steenbok and the absolutely adorable damara dik-dik. We might also see some warthog, white and black rhinoceros, and elephants. Etosha has over 300 different bird species, so we will see a lot of different birds as well. Of course, animal sightings aren’t guaranteed, but we are likely to see these animals, especially at this time of year. Larger mammal species in Etosha include predators such as lions, leopards, cheetahs, hyenas, and jackals. The park’s waterholes are prime locations to spot various animals, ultimately guaranteeing game sightings.
Day 1: Dinner
Day 2: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 3: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
We will have another day in Etosha National Park on day 4.
On day 5 we’ll travel to Swakopmund, one of the most well-known coastal towns in Namibia. Surrounded by the high sand dunes of the age-old Namib desert and the icy-cold water of the Atlantic Ocean, this intriguing little town will make you feel like you’re in another world. You will also see incredible moon-like landscapes.
Walvis Bay will be visited on day 6, provideing a chance to see hundreds of seals, leatherback turtles, and dolphins, as well as humpback and southern right whales. Another activity not to miss out on is climbing Dune 7, which is the highest sand dune in Namibia.
Day 4: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 5: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 6: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
We’ll make our way to Sesriem on day 7, crossing the Tropic of Capricorn and beautiful landscapes on the journey.
Sossusvlei is known for its rusty colored dunes and is one of the most iconic landscapes in the country, and we’ll reach there on day 8. The stark beauty of this untouched wilderness is breathtakingly beautiful and calls for admiration. The trees there are estimated to be around 900 years old. Sossuslvei is a large salt pan surrounded by grass, acacia trees, and shrubs, framed by the vast expanses of the red sand dunes in the area.
Day 9 will find us making our way back to Windhoek, with several stops along the way.
The tour ends after breakfast on day 10.
Day 7: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 8: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 9: Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Day 10: Breakfast
Good to Know
Hepatitis A and Hepatitis B vaccinations recommended
Amount of walking: 3 miles per day (approximate)
Your tour cost includes lodgings (based on single occupancy; no need to share a room unless you are traveling with a partner, family member, or friend); all meals; all sightseeing and activities mentioned above; all transportation in Namibia; all logistics taken care of for you.
Previous Guests Praise Veg Jaunts and Journeys
We feel like travel pros now but couldn’t have done it without all of your tremendous help. Thank you again for being our travel agent! You did an amazing job and you were very patient. We have no doubt we will call on you again to help us out with future trips, so look forward to hearing from us!!
Thank you for putting together a great tour. The food was a wonderful treat. Your personal service and help prior to the trip were impressive.