The Lion's Roar

11 days from £3,595pp

This 11 day trip to Namibia combines leisurely days with wildlife adventures for a truly unforgettable family holiday.

Staying at a range of luxury lodges in the Erongo Mountains, Etosha National Park and Damaraland, you'll have the chance to experience fantastic game drives, guided bush walks, trips to San Village and deserted elephant watching, as well as plenty of time to spend at your own leisure. Specially designed to accommodate the whole family, the accommodation and itinerary also factors in children's play areas, swimming pools, optional babysitting and adaptable meal times, ensuring adults and kids of all ages are fully content and inspired throughout the entire trip.

Highlights

  • Guided game drives and bush walks

  • Children's camp with jungle gym, pool and sand pit

  • Experience the African bush and its wild animals

  • Plenty of time to spend at your leisure

  • Adaptable meal times for the little ones

  • Childminders available

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The Lion's Roar

11 days from £3,595pp

Itinerary

This exciting trip to Namibia includes international flights, car rental, accommodation, most meals and selected excursions. 

From the first conversation until you arrive home from your holiday, you’ll be looked after by one of our Travel Designers who has travelled extensively in the region and will give advice from their personal experience on how to make the most out of your trip.
All of our trips are entirely bespoke and we will continually refine your itinerary until it’s perfect.

Day

Location

Type

1-3

Windhoek

General Tour

After landing at the Windhoek Airport, you'll pick up your hire car and make your way across to your accommodation, Erindi Old Traders Lodge. This lodge in Erongo Mountains will be your family home for the next two night, including activities, game drives and walks, as well as visiting their conservation projects. 

After checking in, you'll no doubt want to rest and relax after the two-hour drive from the airport - thankfully a delicious dinner awaits on your arrival. The next day is completely yours to spend at your leisure; why not spend the time making the most of your elegant accommodation and its activities that are sure to entertain the whole family?

Options include a guided game drive, bush walk, a trip to San Village and a guided Leopard Project expedition - there's even a game drive tailored especially for those under six years old! That night, make the most of your last night in the luxury safari lodge with dinner by the viewing deck as the sun goes down.

Things to do

4-7

Etosha National Park

Wildlife

The next day after breakfast, you'll drive to Etosha National Park, approximately three-and-a-half hours away by car. Here you'll stay in a family tent in the down-to-earth Mushara Bush Camp for two nights. Mushara Bush Camp is equipped with a special play area for children including an outdoor park, jungle gym, sand pit and kiddies' pool. It won't be difficult keeping the little ones entertained here with friendly child minders also available on site. In addition, kids can enjoy the camp site's books, games, toys, drawing utensils and meals, which are served at a time to suit your child's needs. Don't miss the chance to experience life in the African Bush too, which plays home to a wide range of wild animals.

On day 6, it's time to move onto the next lodge in Etosha with a three-hour drive west across to Etosha Village, where you'll spend two nights in a luxury unit. Upon arrival, enjoy lunch and spend the rest of the afternoon at your leisure before dinner. The next day, a memorable half-day game drive within Etosha National Park awaits.

Things to do

8-11

Damaraland

Wildlife

On day 8, you'll move on to the final lodge of the trip: Damaraland Camp. Approximately three-and-a-half hours' west from Etosha Village, the family-friendly lodge boast a pool and child-friendly services and will be your base for the next three nights. After settling into your accommodation, spend the afternoon at your leisure before dinner with meal times adjustable to suit every family's needs.

The next day, the little ones will have the chance to experience a guided nature walk, where they'll get to spot unique and colourful rocks, witness unusual plants and watch deserted adapted elephants. Please note that children under six are allowed on game drives as long as a private vehicle is booked. You and the little ones will then have day 10 completely to yourself - whether you choose to embark on another nature drive (babysitting services are available if the kids fancy staying at the lodge) or opt to kick back and relax at the pool all day - you're bound to feel calm, serene and revived in this unique corner of the world.

Day 11 marks the final day of your trip, with a delicious breakfast kick-starting your day before a six-hour drive back to Windhoek airport. After so much action and adventure, no doubt you'll want to sleep on the flight back reflecting on your spectacular family adventure and dreaming of the next one.

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