Born to Explore
Namibia: Wild Cheetahs
Explorer Richard Wiese travels to Namibia to meet a woman who has dedicated her life to saving cheetahs from extinction -- Dr. Laurie Marker, founder of the Cheetah Conservation Fund. Richard tracks cheetahs on the Namibian plains and helps a medical team with a cheetah check-up. Learn how local farmers have formed an extraordinary partnership with wildlife conservationists and use dogs to protect livestock---ensuring the survival of Namibia’s cheetah population.
The best time to go on safari is the Namibian winter (June-September). High Season is the African winter with Shoulder (Value) season being Spring and Fall.
The accommodation in Windhoek will be in hotels. The accommodation on safari will largely be in non-temperature-controlled tents. Please note that Namibia is a desert and it gets very hot during the day and very cold at night.
Food will be meats and fresh vegetables. Breads and maize meal are common and served with stews.
Namibian Safari Trip
Activity Level = Easy
Please note that the fluctuating temperatures and lack of
temperature-controlled accommodation may be a challenge.
This trip can be adapted for families and groups very well. Some lodges do not allow children under the age of 8 but will depend on the lodge.
NAMIBIAN CLASSIC SAFARI
Ongava, Twyfelfontein, Swakopmund and Windhoek
9 Days / 8 Nights
Pricing Starting at
$4,250 PER PERSON*
INCLUSIONS: Accommodation / Breakfast, Lunch, and Dinner as above / Visit to Cheetah Conservation Fund / Transfers as above / Safari game drives in 4x4 vehicles / All park fees and government taxes / Excursions as above / 24/7 English-language travel support / Local English-speaking guides for all sightseeing tours and excursions
EXCLUSIONS: International Flights / Insurance (Trip cancellation, interruption, medical) / Cost of obtaining visas or passports / Items of personal nature such as laundry, telephone calls etc. / Gratuities / Alcohol
CAPE TOWN AND WINELANDS
6 Days / 5 Nights
Pricing Starting At
$1,100 Per Person*
5 Days / 4 Nights
Pricing Starting At
$2,700 Per Person*
*The "starting at" pricing is a per person estimate of the land arrangements only based on double occupancy. Please note that international flights and insurance are always excluded and booked separately.
Exact pricing will be possible following a tailored quote that will include exact dates, number of travelers and specific itinerary. In general, pricing is subject to availability, currency exchange rate fluctuations and hotels may change their pricing at any time.
Groups of 4+ travelers may have better pricing and may or may not include credit card fees as noted.
The total cost of the Namibian core trip will be quoted in Namibian Dollars (NAD), the South Africa extension will be quoted in South African Rand (ZAR), and the Botswana extension will be quoted in USD. Please note that the Namibian Dollar and South African Rand have a 1:1 exchange rate.
Payment by credit card will be an additional fee. Payment by wire transfer will only incur bank fees.
For international air and domestic/regional flights, please contact us for current pricing.
Insurance quotes are available for American and Canadian travelers.