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Etosha & the Skeleton Coast - Photographic Tour

7 November to 21 November 2017

Leaders: Orlando Haraseb and Richard Coomber

Maximum of eight clients.

2017 Cost: £5,799 single room supplement £450

Namibia is a country of contrasts straddled between two deserts – the Namib Desert along its coastline, and the Kalahari in the eastern interior. It is a wild arid country offering superb birding and a whole host of Southern African endemics, many of which can be found relatively easily in Namibia, but nowhere else in Africa. Included amongst these are exciting species such as Damara and Monteiro’s Hornbills, Herero Chat, White-tailed Shrike, Barecheeked Babbler, Rüppell’s Parrot and many more. There are over 100 Southern African endemics in the country. There is a wide diversity of habitats and some spectacular scenery, ranging from the Namib Desert, isolated inselbergs and mountainous escarpments to open desert plains, woodland savanna and the flat expanse of the enormous Etosha Pan. There is also the Atlantic coastline and shallow tidal lagoons which attract vast numbers of waders, Greater and Lesser Flamingos and Great White Pelican. We will look for African Elephant, Black Rhinoceros, Lion, Giraffe and antelope such as Oryx, Black-faced Impala, Damara Dik-dik and other dry region specialists. Close encounters with many of these mammals should provide some exciting moments.

This tour will have a photographic slant and we are using a vehicle which caters specifically for this, a 4x4 Toyota Land Cruiser (specially modified with pop-top roof) and selected for comfort, safety and reliability. It has been specially modified so that every guest has a comfortable window seat with good support. Throughout the tour you will have the photographic expertise of Richard Coomber. Our local guide is Orlando Haraseb, an expert on the areas we shall be visiting as well as its wildlife. Travel with us to see the delights of Namibia!

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Outline Itinerary
Day 1 Depart London
Day 2 Windhoek
Days 3-4 Sossusvlei
Days 5-6 Swakopmund
Days 7-8 Damaraland
Days 9-10 Okaukuejo Resort,
Etosha National Park
Days 11-12 Mushara Bush Camp,
Etosha National Park
Day 13 Erongo
Day 14 Depart Windhoek
Day 15 Arrive London