After arrival at Windhoek International Airport, receive your rental vehicle and start your journey with a short drive through mountainous terrain into Windhoek. The indulging evening will be spent in the romantic wine cellar with a private candlelight dinner and personal butler.
Overnight at Heinitzburg Hotel – Dinner.
After breakfast, travel north to the Waterberg Plateau Park, where your next hide-out is situated within lush vegetation on the edge of the Waterberg Plateau. In the afternoon, follow your guide on a private sundowner walk onto the Waterberg Plateau. Here you will be introduced to the local wedding culture of the Herero tribe, and the bride will have the opportunity to dress up in a traditional Herero wedding dress
Overnight at Waterberg Plateau Lodge – Breakfast and dinner.
ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK
Your honeymoon safari takes you to the Etosha National Park. Here you will spend the following 3 days in a luxurious African safari setting with your very own private balcony, offering panoramic views. Explore the abundant wildlife of the African savannah in Etosha National Park in your vehicle, or relax and enjoy the great service of this private game reserve by taking part in optional game drives or guided walks.
The next days are devoted purely to game drives in search of the abundant wildlife found in the Etosha National Park, which surrounds a parched salt desert known as the Etosha Pan. Game viewing in the park is largely focused around the waterholes, ideal places to sit and watch over 114 different game species and more than 340 bird species.
Overnight at Etosha Oberland – Breakfast and dinner.
After breakfast, you travel further westwards into Damaraland. Your lodge, is nestled amongst huge boulders, takes you through awe-inspiring landscapes of eroded dry riverbeds and rocky plains.
The evening is spent at a romantic dinner next to the open fire of the lodge boma before returning to your chalet where a bottle of champagne and fresh fruit platter awaits.
The next day, enjoy a private breakfast on top of a cliff in this exceptional and remote scenery. The day is open for either lazing at the pool or visit Twyfelfontein Namibia’s first World Heritage Site where Bushman communities engraved and painted over 2 500 pictures some 6 000 years ago. After the excursion, visit the nearby Living Museum of the Damara. Travel back to your lodge to absorb its solitude or join an optional adventure in an open vehicle where you search for the elusive desert elephant.
Overnight at Mowani Mountain Camp – Breakfast and dinner.
You travel Damaraland and the Skeleton coastline to the town of Swakopmund, idyllically set between the waves of the Atlantic Ocean and the majestic dunes of the Namib Desert. You have the rest of the day at leisure – explore the palm-lined streets and seaside promenades on foot, or enjoy a glass of champagne on the jetty while the sun is setting. After enjoying a champagne breakfast, it’s time to explore Swakopmund and its surroundings.
Explore the rugged, sweltering desert on a day tour, or from an aerial view on a scenic flight. Take time to get the feel of this quaint town with its historic buildings, museums, shopping arcades and beach bar.
Overnight at Swakopmund Luxury Suites (Honeymoon Suite) – Breakfast.
After breakfast, your journey leads south through the vast open plains of the Namib Desert to your lodge, which is the perfect gateway to exploring the Deadvlei and Sossusvlei. Here some of the highest dunes on Earth stand towering over the white desert plains.
The afternoon can be spent relaxing at the pool or taking part in optional activities in the 7 000 hectares private nature reserve. Experience the desert in the late afternoon by sitting on a cliff, or enjoy the untouched natural setting on horseback.
Overnight at Sossusvlei Lodge (Junior Suite) – Breakfast and dinner.
SOSSUSVLEI & NAMIBRAND NATURE RESERVE
This morning demands an early start. You will be astonished by the surreal Deadvlei, surrounded by the highest dunes and Sossusvlei. Take the opportunity to walk up one of these dunes to admire the desert landscape beneath. Afterwards, you will visit Sesriem Canyon.
After exploring the desert landscape, you travel on to the private NamibRand Nature Reserve. Your lodge, nestled amidst the dunes and bare rock mountains, is set against a backdrop of unparalleled beauty. You may encounter large as well as small desert animals, learn about their specialised habits and explore the ancient hunting spots of the Bushmen.
Overnight at Wolwedans Dune Camp – Breakfast, lunch and dinner and activities.
After an optional morning activity and a delicious breakfast, travel back to Windhoek, where you are accommodated at the private GocheGanas Nature Reserve, situated on a hill with a spectacular view onto the Auas Mountains. With one of the best Wellness Spa’s throughout southern Africa, this is the one place you would like to be to enjoy a couple’s massage!
Enjoy an optional afternoon game drive including a sundowner drink, and upon your return unwind in a warm Chrystal Bath while sipping Bubbly with your loved one.
Overnight at GocheGanas – Breakfast and dinner.
Depending on your outbound flight, you have time to take part in optional game drives, mountain bike trails or nature walks offered by the lodge. Alternatively, enjoy last shopping for souvenirs in the capital city for your loved ones at home, before travelling to the international airport for your flight home.