A Namibian Honeymoon Fit for Royalty

Tuesday, 3rd April 2018

Destination Specialist

serra cafema bedroom interior

Our take on the perfect Namibian honeymoon starts with our 11-night Namibia In Style Fly-In offers newlyweds the chance to explore Namibia from the skies, stopping en-route to track rare desert-adapted elephants in Damaraland, climb the world’s highest sand dunes in Sossusvlei, enjoy romantic hot air balloon rides over the NamibRand Nature Reserve and discover some of the world’s oldest bushman paintings (not to mention take part in wildlife safaris, boat trips and 4×4 adventures) whilst staying in a variety of intimate luxury lodges.

Itinerary at a glance…

Days 1-4
The fly-in safari starts with three nights at the stylish Sossusvslei Desert Lodge, ideally positioned to discover the scenic NamibRand Nature Reserve, Sossusvlei and the Namib Desert; the oldest desert in the world. This area is an International Dark Sky Reserve and boasts a resident astronomer who offers unparalleled star-gazing workshops. Also available are tours of the Sesriem Canyon and sunrise hot air balloon rides over the NamibRand Nature Reserve; spotting oryx, kudu, springbok and ostrich.

beyond sossusvlei desert lodge dining and a view

Days 4-6
Next, head north for two nights spent at Damaraland Camp for stunning vistas across stark plains and mountains. It’s the perfect spot for conservationists like Harry to search for rare desert elephants (only found in Namibia and Mali) and is also close to the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Twyfelfontein; home to some of the best examples of bushman paintings in Southern Africa.

damaraland camp main building exterior

Days 6-8
From here, spend two nights at Serra Cafema, one of the most remote camps in Southern Africa, on the banks of the Kunene River in Kaokoland where landscapes are among some of the most dramatic in the country. As well as visiting the epic Epupa Falls, couples can also pay a visit to the semi-nomadic Himba tribe, enjoy river boat trips and traverse sand dunes on thrilling 4×4 safaris.

serra cafema bedroom balcony

Days 8-11
The final stop is the exclusive Little Ongava (featuring only three spacious bungalows) on the private Ongava Reserve. Set off on game drives to explore Etosha National Park, where it isn’t unusual to see herds of over fifty elephants stroll by, before relaxing at the lodge or sitting in the underground hide to watch animals congregate at the nearby waterhole.


Planning your honeymoon

Speak to one of our Travel Specialists today on 01737 214 250, who can arrange any combination of Namibia’s best lodges; perfect for those after a truly indulgent escape.

Discover Namibia with the experts »

Popular blog posts

UPDATED Aurora Prediction Alert – December 2018!

In October our northern lights experts predicted the chances of seeing the northern lights would be extremely high from the 2-7 November 2018 due to a strong auroral storm occurring. It happened and looks likely to occur again in early December...
  • Northern Lights

Friday, 9th November 2018

Jess Weatherson

Cathy Harlow: Hiking in East Greenland Tour Highlights

In summer 2019, Wanderlust award-winning guide Cathy Harlow is travelling again to the wild and remote East Greenland coast to guide our nine-day ‘Hiking in East Greenland’ adventure. There’s so much about East Greenland that inspires Cathy but there are a few truly special experiences that make this trip stand out, read on to find out more…
  • Adventure
  • Inspire Me

Wednesday, 24th October 2018

Cathy Harlow

Icehotel 2018/19 Designs Unveiled!

With every new year comes a brand new edition of Sweden’s iconic Icehotel and after months of deliberation, the designs for the 29th Icehotel have finally been revealed (we heard one was even designed on the back of a napkin!). Let us give you a sneak peak of what is to come!
  • Icehotel

Tuesday, 21st August 2018

Becky Masih

Recommended Holidays

Namibia in Style Fly-In

from £9019
excluding flights
10 nights Year round
Perfect for a romantic getaway, a special occasion, or just because... this holiday combines the finest accommodation aerial sightseeing from lodge to lodge.
  • Independent
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
Namibia

Classic Namibia Fly-In

from £3982
excluding flights
9 nights Year round
Experience Namibia’s highlights from the skies on this Classic Namibia Fly-In.
  • Independent
  • Wildlife
  • Safari
  • Star Gazing
Namibia