Aerial Escapes: Unique Namibia

From Windhoek to Windhoek
  • Namibia
  • Wildlife and Nature
  • Safari Tours
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Tour Description

This journey will take you to some of the most unique and captivating lodges in Namibia. Prepare to embark on an unforgettable journey as we explore the remarkable Habitás, Desert Whisper, Skeleton Lodge, and Timbila Nature Reserve. Each lodge offers a distinct experience, showcasing the beauty and diversity of their surroundings.

Our adventure begins at Habitás, a stunning lodge nestled in a lush natural setting. Surrounded by breathtaking landscapes, Habitás offers a serene and eco-friendly retreat. The lodge seamlessly blends modern design with nature, providing a harmonious atmosphere for relaxation. Enjoy luxurious amenities, rejuvenating spa treatments, and gourmet dining while immersing yourself in the stunning surroundings.

Next, we make our way to Desert Whisper, a hidden gem situated amidst the vast expanse of a desert landscape. This exclusive lodge offers a once-in-a-lifetime experience, allowing you to disconnect from the outside world and connect with nature. Admire the surreal beauty of the desert, with its ever-changing hues and mesmerizing starry nights. Engage in desert safaris, and stargazing sessions that will leave you in awe of the wonders of the desert.  Listen closely as the desert beckons, softly murmuring its allure, drawing in those who cherish life's wonders. It invites you to revel in a truly unique and intimate desert sanctuary, where Desert Whisper awaits. This extraordinary haven has been artistically crafted to offer breathtaking vistas of the desert, providing an unparalleled setting for a luxurious and intimate retreat designed exclusively for two.

Continuing our journey, we arrive at Skeleton Lodge, a truly unique and captivating destination. Located in a remote and wild setting, this lodge is designed to blend seamlessly with its surroundings. Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the environment as you explore the nearby skeleton coast, known for its shipwrecks and abundant wildlife. Experience thrilling activities like guided nature walks, and quad biking,  all while being surrounded by the untouched wilderness.

Our final stop is the enchanting Timbila Nature Reserve, where nature reigns supreme. This lodge offers a remarkable blend of luxury and conservation, allowing you to experience the wonders of the African wilderness. Discover diverse wildlife, from majestic elephants to graceful antelopes, as you embark on game drives through the reserve. Engage in conservation activities such as guided bush walks, game drives or carnivore, elephant or rhino tracking, and immerse yourself in the rich cultural heritage of the region!

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TimBali offers an amazing range of conservation-led activities, from wildlife tracking where you can get close to carnivores, elephants, and Rhino to stepping behind the scenes to learn and gain insights on the tireless anti-poaching team.

Infused with design elements mirroring the renowned Namib Desert, which is also home to the iconic Sossusvlei dune, Desert Whisper is a lavish abode, offering unparalleled privacy.

The captivating Skeleton Lodge is located on the hauntingly beautiful Skeleton Coast. The lodge offers an exclusive and adventurous escape, providing opportunities for wildlife exploration, photography, and a connection to the area's rich maritime history

Tour Itinerary

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Day 1

Today arrive at the Windhoek International Airport. “Walalpo!” – A warm African “Hello!” in Oshiwambo! Welcome to our fascinating country!

On arrival, you will be met and transferred to Habitas where you will enjoy your first night in Namibia.

About Habitas
Lost among a 51,000-hectare nature reserve, where rare and majestic wildlife roam free, here we discover a way of life that looks to the earth beneath our feet and the stars above for knowledge. We adventure out to the depths of the bush to rekindle our creativity and curiosity, in awe of the human connection that happens along the way. In this wild and untouched space, we are empowered to craft a better world for ourselves, others and our planet.

This afternoon enjoy a guided nature drive before dinner.

Overnight at Habitas including lunch and dinner.

Day 2
Windhoek Gondwana Namib Park

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Hosea Kutako International where you will be met by your Pilot for your safari to Namib Desert.

Namibia is awe-inspiringly impressive from all angles, but viewing the landscapes from a small plane, high in the sky, is magical. As you near the reserve, you’ll fly over the iconic, blood-red dunes stretching for as far as the eye can see.

After landing at Solitaire, you will have a private transfer to your lodge.

This afternoon, enjoy an excursion within Gondwana Namib Park.

Overnight at Desert Whisper including all meals.

Day 3

The morning demands an early start. Entering the Namib Naukluft National Park shortly after sunrise, the first rays of sunlight paint the mountains of sand into a variety of apricot, red and orange, contrasted against a crisp blue skyline, enrapturing our senses, and providing an opportunity to capture this impressive landscape on film.

You will be captivated by the surreal Deadvlei surrounded by some of the highest dunes on earth and Sossusvlei, where the dry Tsauchab River ends abruptly amongst dunes. Take the opportunity to walk up one of these majestic dunes to admire the desert landscape beneath.

Enjoy the rest of your day at leisure.

Overnight at Desert Whisper including all meals.

Day 4
Gondwana Namib Park Skeleton Coast

After breakfast, continue your journey approaching the little settlement of Solitaire on the edge of the Namib Naukluft National Park, feeling like you have arrived in the middle of nowhere. Here it is worthwhile to enjoy a cup of coffee with the delightful apple pie written about in so many travel books.

Enjoy a scenic flight over the desert to Swakopmund where you stop for lunch before a scenic flight over Skeleton Coast to Mowe Bay where you connect to your transfer to Shipwreck Lodge.

Located in the famous Skeleton Coast concession between the Hoarusib and Hoanib rivers in the Skeleton Coast National Park, Shipwreck Lodge is only 45 km from Möwe Bay. The shipwreck-shaped cabins are nestled between the dunes with a view of the Atlantic Ocean where the cold Benguela current provides guests with a refreshing breeze.

You can look forward to appreciating the harshness of the desert and the beauty of these solitary landscapes filled with geological history. Learn about the fauna and flora adapted to survive in these harsh conditions – all from the comfort of the restaurant deck.

Overnight at Shipwreck lodge including all meals

Day 5
Skeleton Coast

This day promises both relaxation and adventure.

Departing to the Yacht harbour in Walvis Bay where you board catamaran for a half day marine cruise on the calm waters of the Walvis Bay peninsula, you enjoy the interaction with Cape fur seals, dolphins, leatherback turtles and maybe even whales and Orka's, while sipping cold sparkling wine and savoring the taste of fresh oysters and snacks. The afternoon is then at leisure.

Swakopmund offers a wide variety of activities including scenic flights, quad biking, dune boarding, desert explorations and much more.

Overnight at Shipwreck lodge including all meals.

Day 6
Skeleton Coast Erongo

Today you depart the skeleton coastline and drive Mowe Bay to connect with your flight to a remote area of Erongo, where your next lodge is located.

TimBila aim to enrich lives by immersing you in a journey shaped by their stories of human-wildlife conflict mitigation. TimBila Nature Reserve is located about 60 km from Omaruru, bordering north of Erindi.

This afternoon, enjoy an afternoon nature activity before dinner.

Options include:
Carnivore, Elephant or Rhino Tracking
Choose your favourite wildlife wonder and using our high tech LoRaWAN tracking system, a guide will bring you as close as possible. Be it the majesty of lions or our tusked titans, the elephants or rhinos, our unique tracking technology will let you enter their world.

Enjoy a guided nature walk
The Namibian bushveld is full of magical surprises. From fascinating flora and fauna, to the sights, smells and sounds of the wild, be enchanted on a Guided Nature Walk. Accompanied by an experienced guide, discover the unique delights of nature. The bushveld never disappoints.

Discover ancient stories etched in stone as you explore remarkable rock formations adorned with intricate engravings. Led by knowledgeable guides, you'll unravel the secrets of these ancient artworks, gaining insights into the rich cultural heritage of the area.

Overnight at Timbila Safari lodge including all meals.

Day 7
TimBila Nature Reserve Windhoek

Start the day with a scenic drive with the lodge, and, after a leisurely breakfast return to Windhoek where you will arrive in time for your departure flight.

What’s Included

  • Included Copy 20 6 nights accommodation as specified
  • Included Copy 20 All meals as specified
Fees & Services
  • Included Copy 20 Light Aircraft flights and land transportation transport as required
  • Included Copy 20 Activities as specified
  • Included Copy 20 Tourism levy & Government Taxes where applicable
  • Included Copy 7 Any optional excursions, visas, gratuities, and items of a personal nature


  • Included Walk up the majestic red dune in Sossusvlei
  • Included Reconnect with nature at Habitas, our home in the wild.
  • Included View awe-inspiringly landscapes from a small plane
  • Included Learn about the flora and fauna adapted to live in the harsh conditions of the skeleton coast
  • Included Immersive experiences at Timbila Nature Reserve - you choose, learn and experience nature
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7 days

Price from

$8,061 USD

Per person, sharing

based on low season

Daily, on request