Track rhino across the plains of Damaraland
Explore the rolling red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, both from the air and on foot
Go on a game drive in Etosha National Park, where watering holes draw a wide array of creatures of all sizes
See Namibia’s bustling capital city, Windhoek, from above
Discover indigenous traditions as you visit nomadic Himba settlements in northern Namibia, where old customs are kept alive
The air-conditioned bungalows at Hoodia Desert Lodge are set against the backdrop of some of Sossusvlei’s loveliest scenery, nestled between dramatic mountains and the Tsauchab River. While certainly luxurious, the lodge retains the quiet charm you would expect from a family-run enterprise. Its restaurant is well stocked with a mix of local and international favorites, and the wine menu is pitch-perfect.
As its name suggests, Leo’s at the Castle comes complete with turrets. Its outdoor areas offer sweeping views of Windhoek. Inside, dozens of crystal chandeliers dominate the space. The menu draws inspiration from international sources, and features plenty of French influence.
Swap speed for romance and take an early morning hot air balloon trip over the Sossusvlei desert. Finish with a champagne breakfast.