PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI

NAMIBIA

Price: US $5,995

Tour Length: 13 days
Date:4 - May 16, 2024
Banner Namibia
Do you want to live a unique experience in one of the most photogenic destinations in the world? Join our premium photo tour to Namibia for 13 days and discover the natural beauty of this African country.

 

During this trip, you will have the opportunity to photograph the most spectacular landscapes of Namibia, from the dunes of Sossusvlei, to the remote Damaraland. In addition, we will visit the famous Etosha National Park, where you will have the opportunity to capture images of wildlife such as elephants, lions, giraffes and rhinos.

 

Our team of photography experts will guide you at all times so that you can get the most out of your photographic equipment and get the best possible images. In addition, you will enjoy luxury accommodation in the best lodges and camps in the country, with food and drinks included.

 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore Namibia and take home unforgettable memories - book your place on our premium photo tour to Namibia now!
DAY 1 (04-05-2024). WINDHOEK

Representatives of Namaste Photo Tours in Namibia, will be waiting for you upon your arrival at the international airport in Windhoek International Airport (WDH), and then transfer you to the hotel.

Free afternoon to recover from the long flight.

Some time later, the whole group will gather to enjoy an exquisite welcome dinner (Joe's Beer House).Joe's Beer House) and to have a photo safari briefing.

 

DAY 2 (05-05-2024). WINDHOEK - NAMIB NAUFLUFT PARK

Today after breakfast we will drive to the Namib-Naukluft Namib-Naukluft National Park.

Lunch en route included.

In the afternoon we will be able to enjoy the impressive red dunes of the NamibIn the afternoon, we will go deep into the desert, to end the day photographing the sunset.

 

DAY 3 (06-05-2024). NAMIB NAUFLUFT PARK

Today, after opening the gates to the park, we will head to the spectacular white clay basin of of Deadvlei.

In this extraordinary basin, surrounded by dunes, you can find the skeletal remains of ancient petrified trees up to 1000 years old, forming surreal compositions, either alone or in groups. 

In the afternoon we will go to Dunes 45 and 7, to photograph them at leisure, during the changing lights of the sunset.

DAY 4 (07-05-2024). NAMIB PARK - SWAKOPMUND

After lunch in Sossusvlei, we will drive to Swakopmundon the coast (400km).

Check in at the hotel and dinner.

 

DAY 5 (08-05-2024). SWAKOPMUND - SANDWICH HARBOUR

Morning at leisure for shopping or just strolling around the beautiful city of Swakopmund. Swakopmund.

In the afternoon we will head to Sandwich Harbourwhere the towering desert dunes end at the Atlantic Ocean, for a spectacular ride in 4×4 vehicles across them.

Dinner will be at one of Swakopmund's excellent fish restaurants. Swakopmund.

 

DAY 6 (09-05-2024). SWAKOPMUND - SPITZKOPPE

Today we continue our adventure in Namibia by heading to the incredible granite formations of Spitzkoppe.

These mountainous structures, rising gradually from the desert floor, are one of the country's most recognizable landmarks. 

Millions of years of weathering have resulted in a remarkable variety of geological forms throughout this area, including striking boulders and arching rock formations that reach deep into the blue depths of the sky.

We will spend the night in the charming chalets of the Spitzkoppe Lodgeset amidst vast expanses of pristine sand and granite rocks at the foot of the spectacular mountains. Nestled in volcanic rocks, the lodge offers an incredible swimming pool where you can relax upon arrival.

In the afternoon, there will be time to relax and enjoy the tranquility of the desert environment, before heading back out for an evening photo session on the peaks of Spitzkoppe. Although the morning light is stunning, the sunset among the magnificent rock formations of the mountain is especially beautiful with the red light on the rocks. 

We will stay late to have the opportunity to photograph the granite landscapes, rock arches and huge boulders under an incredible starry night sky.

 

DAY 7 (10-05-2024). SPITZKOPPE - DAMARALAND

Today we continue our adventure in Namibia by heading to Damaraland..

In the afternoon we will leave in search of the last elephants in the desert, as well as other wildlife, such as giraffes Giraffes, antelopesand hopefully Rhinos.

 

DAY 8 (11-05-2024). DAMARALAND 

In the morning departure for a visit to the cave paintings found in this area, one of the attractions of Namibia.

In the afternoon we will take the opportunity to drive out in search of desert elephants through the dry river banks.

 

DAY 9 (12-05-2024). DAMARALAND - ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK

Today, after breakfast, we will head for Etosha National Park.

This first day we will be staying in the western part of the park, at Dolomites Resort.

First photographic safari in the park, at sunset.

 

DAY 10 (13-05-2024). ETOSHA PARK

Full day open 4×4 safari in the interior of Etosha National Park.

The park owes its unique landscape to a generally dry lake basin of approximately 5,000 km².

Of the 114 mammal species, several are endemic, unique and difficult to find in other parts of Africa, and are endangered, such as the Rhinoceros and Black Dik Dik, the Cheetah and the Black-fronted Impala.

 

DAY 11 (14-05-2024). ETOSHA PARK - ERINDI PRIVATE RESERVE

We continue our Safari days, arriving to the Erindi Private ReserveThe landscape and conception of the reserve is different from Etosha, with private management.

Lunch included and then afternoon game drive.

We will also carry out an activity of cheetah or wild dog tracking activity, accompanied by park rangers.accompanied by rangers from the park.

 

DAY 12 (15-05-2024). PRIVATE RESERVE OF ERINDI - WINDHOEK

Morning game drive in the Erindi Private Reserve.

Lunch, and departure to Windhoek.

Transfer to the hotel and farewell dinner. 

 

DAY 13 (16-05-2024). WINDHOEK - END OF THE TRIP

Breakfast and transfer to Windhoek International Airport (WDH) Windhoek International Airport (WDH), for your return flight.

End of the Photo Tour:

INCLUDED:

  • 12 nights of premium accommodation (double room). *Supplement for single room: +US$ 1,000
  • Full board except lunch on the first day in Windhoek.
  • Entrance fees and lodging privileges in protected areas and national parks.
  • Visit the Himba people.
  • 3 full days of safari in Etosha (in open 4×4 vehicles).
  • Transport in air-conditioned Land Cruiser 4×4 vehicle for transfers.
  • All activities and safaris included in the Itinerary.
  • Transfer service to and from Windhoek airport.

 

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International flights.
  • Visa.
  • Tips.
  • Any optional activity not included in the itinerary.
  • Drinks in the accommodations, except mineral water in some of them.
PAYMENT POLICY:

Reserve Deposit:

The reservation will be effective when a deposit of US$ 1,000is made.
No places will be reserved without the deposit.

Final Payment:

Payment of the final amount is due 45 days before the start of the trip.

 

GENERAL CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellation and refund

We understand that attendance at our Workshops requires a prior commitment, and also that things may happen in life that force you to cancel a trip. Depending on the date of cancellation, the following conditions apply:

More than 4 months before the start of the workshop: 100% of the amount paid to date will be reimbursed.
Less than 4 months before the start of the workshop: 50% of the amount paid to date will be refunded.
Less than 2 months before the start of the workshop: no refunds will be made.

The reservation deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable to another workshop in any scenario.

 

Responsibility

Health - Participants must be in generally good health. Any medical or dietary restrictions must be communicated to us well in advance. We will inform the relevant provider of your requirements, but we cannot guarantee that all requirements will be met and have no liability to you if they are not.

Vaccinations, obtaining visas and all other travel or medical arrangements are the responsibility of the participant. We advise you to check the latest advice online or consult your doctor.

Cancellation by Namaste Photo Tours - Namaste is not responsible for events beyond its control, such as strikes, wars, acts of government, acts of terrorism, epidemics, or any other cause beyond its control, which may make it impossible, illegal or inadvisable to carry out the tour.

If there are compelling reasons for Namaste Photo Tours to cancel a tour, all payments received will be refunded immediately.

This refund will be the limit of Namaste Photo Tours' liability.

Namaste Photo Tours is not responsible for any expenses incurred by participants in preparation for the trip, including non-refundable airline tickets, special clothing, visa or passport fees, or other travel-related expenses.

We advise you to wait with the purchase of airline tickets until the minimum number of participants has been reached.

 

GENERAL

1. Accidents:

1.A. Namaste Photo Tours is not responsible for accidents of participants of the trip, nor will it cover medical expenses if necessary. During the trip, each participant is responsible for his or her own safety and physical integrity.

1.B. Namaste Photo Tours is not responsible for accidents or loss of photographic equipment during the trip. Each participant is responsible for his or her own photographic equipment.

2. Punctuality:

2.A. The Photographic Journey starts on a specific date and in a timely manner. All participants must be at the location on the day of the start of the trip. In case of delays due to inconveniences, the participant must contact a Namaste Photo Tours representative as soon as possible.

3. Respect:

3.A. Respect and patience are the basis of a successful Photographic Journey. Participants may be at different levels of knowledge of the subject matter, so patience is required when explaining topics that are already in their domain. Each participant's area of photographing should be respected. No disrespect from a participant to another member of the trip or staff will be allowed.

4. Climate:

4.A. The tour and its itinerary are weather dependent and may change from one moment to the next. We will always keep an eye on the best weather conditions to determine where to go and to optimise your photography.

INFORMATION
PHOTOGRAPHIC SAFARI

NAMIBIA

Price: US $5,995

Tour Length: 13 days
Date:4 - May 16, 2024
Banner Namibia
Do you want to live a unique experience in one of the most photogenic destinations in the world? Join our premium photo tour to Namibia for 13 days and discover the natural beauty of this African country.

 

During this trip, you will have the opportunity to photograph the most spectacular landscapes of Namibia, from the dunes of Sossusvlei, to the remote Damaraland. In addition, we will visit the famous Etosha National Park, where you will have the opportunity to capture images of wildlife such as elephants, lions, giraffes and rhinos.

 

Our team of photography experts will guide you at all times so that you can get the most out of your photographic equipment and get the best possible images. In addition, you will enjoy luxury accommodation in the best lodges and camps in the country, with food and drinks included.

 

Don't miss this unique opportunity to explore Namibia and take home unforgettable memories - book your place on our premium photo tour to Namibia now!
ITINERARY
DAY 1 (04-05-2024). WINDHOEK

Representatives of Namaste Photo Tours in Namibia, will be waiting for you upon your arrival at the international airport in Windhoek International Airport (WDH), and then transfer you to the hotel.

Free afternoon to recover from the long flight.

Some time later, the whole group will gather to enjoy an exquisite welcome dinner (Joe's Beer House).Joe's Beer House) and to have a photo safari briefing.

 

DAY 2 (05-05-2024). WINDHOEK - NAMIB NAUFLUFT PARK

Today after breakfast we will drive to the Namib-Naukluft Namib-Naukluft National Park.

Lunch en route included.

In the afternoon we will be able to enjoy the impressive red dunes of the NamibIn the afternoon, we will go deep into the desert, to end the day photographing the sunset.

 

DAY 3 (06-05-2024). NAMIB NAUFLUFT PARK

Today, after opening the gates to the park, we will head to the spectacular white clay basin of of Deadvlei.

In this extraordinary basin, surrounded by dunes, you can find the skeletal remains of ancient petrified trees up to 1000 years old, forming surreal compositions, either alone or in groups. 

In the afternoon we will go to Dunes 45 and 7, to photograph them at leisure, during the changing lights of the sunset.

DAY 4 (07-05-2024). NAMIB PARK - SWAKOPMUND

After lunch in Sossusvlei, we will drive to Swakopmundon the coast (400km).

Check in at the hotel and dinner.

 

DAY 5 (08-05-2024). SWAKOPMUND - SANDWICH HARBOUR

Morning at leisure for shopping or just strolling around the beautiful city of Swakopmund. Swakopmund.

In the afternoon we will head to Sandwich Harbourwhere the towering desert dunes end at the Atlantic Ocean, for a spectacular ride in 4×4 vehicles across them.

Dinner will be at one of Swakopmund's excellent fish restaurants. Swakopmund.

 

DAY 6 (09-05-2024). SWAKOPMUND - SPITZKOPPE

Today we continue our adventure in Namibia by heading to the incredible granite formations of Spitzkoppe.

These mountainous structures, rising gradually from the desert floor, are one of the country's most recognizable landmarks. 

Millions of years of weathering have resulted in a remarkable variety of geological forms throughout this area, including striking boulders and arching rock formations that reach deep into the blue depths of the sky.

We will spend the night in the charming chalets of the Spitzkoppe Lodgeset amidst vast expanses of pristine sand and granite rocks at the foot of the spectacular mountains. Nestled in volcanic rocks, the lodge offers an incredible swimming pool where you can relax upon arrival.

In the afternoon, there will be time to relax and enjoy the tranquility of the desert environment, before heading back out for an evening photo session on the peaks of Spitzkoppe. Although the morning light is stunning, the sunset among the magnificent rock formations of the mountain is especially beautiful with the red light on the rocks. 

We will stay late to have the opportunity to photograph the granite landscapes, rock arches and huge boulders under an incredible starry night sky.

 

DAY 7 (10-05-2024). SPITZKOPPE - DAMARALAND

Today we continue our adventure in Namibia by heading to Damaraland..

In the afternoon we will leave in search of the last elephants in the desert, as well as other wildlife, such as giraffes Giraffes, antelopesand hopefully Rhinos.

 

DAY 8 (11-05-2024). DAMARALAND 

In the morning departure for a visit to the cave paintings found in this area, one of the attractions of Namibia.

In the afternoon we will take the opportunity to drive out in search of desert elephants through the dry river banks.

 

DAY 9 (12-05-2024). DAMARALAND - ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK

Today, after breakfast, we will head for Etosha National Park.

This first day we will be staying in the western part of the park, at Dolomites Resort.

First photographic safari in the park, at sunset.

 

DAY 10 (13-05-2024). ETOSHA PARK

Full day open 4×4 safari in the interior of Etosha National Park.

The park owes its unique landscape to a generally dry lake basin of approximately 5,000 km².

Of the 114 mammal species, several are endemic, unique and difficult to find in other parts of Africa, and are endangered, such as the Rhinoceros and Black Dik Dik, the Cheetah and the Black-fronted Impala.

 

DAY 11 (14-05-2024). ETOSHA PARK - ERINDI PRIVATE RESERVE

We continue our Safari days, arriving to the Erindi Private ReserveThe landscape and conception of the reserve is different from Etosha, with private management.

Lunch included and then afternoon game drive.

We will also carry out an activity of cheetah or wild dog tracking activity, accompanied by park rangers.accompanied by rangers from the park.

 

DAY 12 (15-05-2024). PRIVATE RESERVE OF ERINDI - WINDHOEK

Morning game drive in the Erindi Private Reserve.

Lunch, and departure to Windhoek.

Transfer to the hotel and farewell dinner. 

 

DAY 13 (16-05-2024). WINDHOEK - END OF THE TRIP

Breakfast and transfer to Windhoek International Airport (WDH) Windhoek International Airport (WDH), for your return flight.

End of the Photo Tour:

INCLUDED / NOT INCLUDED

INCLUDED:

  • 12 nights of premium accommodation (double room). *Supplement for single room: +US$ 1,000
  • Full board except lunch on the first day in Windhoek.
  • Entrance fees and lodging privileges in protected areas and national parks.
  • Visit the Himba people.
  • 3 full days of safari in Etosha (in open 4×4 vehicles).
  • Transport in air-conditioned Land Cruiser 4×4 vehicle for transfers.
  • All activities and safaris included in the Itinerary.
  • Transfer service to and from Windhoek airport.

 

NOT INCLUDED:

  • International flights.
  • Visa.
  • Tips.
  • Any optional activity not included in the itinerary.
  • Drinks in the accommodations, except mineral water in some of them.
TERMS AND CONDITIONS
PAYMENT POLICY:

Reserve Deposit:

The reservation will be effective when a deposit of US$ 1,000is made.
No places will be reserved without the deposit.

Final Payment:

Payment of the final amount is due 45 days before the start of the trip.

 

GENERAL CANCELLATION POLICY:

Cancellation and refund

We understand that attendance at our Workshops requires a prior commitment, and also that things may happen in life that force you to cancel a trip. Depending on the date of cancellation, the following conditions apply:

More than 4 months before the start of the workshop: 100% of the amount paid to date will be reimbursed.
Less than 4 months before the start of the workshop: 50% of the amount paid to date will be refunded.
Less than 2 months before the start of the workshop: no refunds will be made.

The reservation deposit is non-refundable and non-transferable to another workshop in any scenario.

 

Responsibility

Health - Participants must be in generally good health. Any medical or dietary restrictions must be communicated to us well in advance. We will inform the relevant provider of your requirements, but we cannot guarantee that all requirements will be met and have no liability to you if they are not.

Vaccinations, obtaining visas and all other travel or medical arrangements are the responsibility of the participant. We advise you to check the latest advice online or consult your doctor.

Cancellation by Namaste Photo Tours - Namaste is not responsible for events beyond its control, such as strikes, wars, acts of government, acts of terrorism, epidemics, or any other cause beyond its control, which may make it impossible, illegal or inadvisable to carry out the tour.

If there are compelling reasons for Namaste Photo Tours to cancel a tour, all payments received will be refunded immediately.

This refund will be the limit of Namaste Photo Tours' liability.

Namaste Photo Tours is not responsible for any expenses incurred by participants in preparation for the trip, including non-refundable airline tickets, special clothing, visa or passport fees, or other travel-related expenses.

We advise you to wait with the purchase of airline tickets until the minimum number of participants has been reached.

 

GENERAL

1. Accidents:

1.A. Namaste Photo Tours is not responsible for accidents of participants of the trip, nor will it cover medical expenses if necessary. During the trip, each participant is responsible for his or her own safety and physical integrity.

1.B. Namaste Photo Tours is not responsible for accidents or loss of photographic equipment during the trip. Each participant is responsible for his or her own photographic equipment.

2. Punctuality:

2.A. The Photographic Journey starts on a specific date and in a timely manner. All participants must be at the location on the day of the start of the trip. In case of delays due to inconveniences, the participant must contact a Namaste Photo Tours representative as soon as possible.

3. Respect:

3.A. Respect and patience are the basis of a successful Photographic Journey. Participants may be at different levels of knowledge of the subject matter, so patience is required when explaining topics that are already in their domain. Each participant's area of photographing should be respected. No disrespect from a participant to another member of the trip or staff will be allowed.

4. Climate:

4.A. The tour and its itinerary are weather dependent and may change from one moment to the next. We will always keep an eye on the best weather conditions to determine where to go and to optimise your photography.

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