ITINERARY OVERVIEW

June 16, 2017 - Depart home

June 17 - Arrive WINDHOEK | welcome dinner : Overnight in Windhoek

June 18 - Windhoek | fly to LUDERITZ : Overnight in Luderitz

June 19 - Luderitz | KOLMANSKOP | FISH RIVER CANYON : Overnight in Fish River Canyon

June 20 - FISH RIVER CANYON | Sossusvlei : Overnight in Sossusvlei

June 21 - SOSSUSVLEI | DEAD VLEI | Sossusvlei : Overnight in Sossusvlei

June 22 - SOSSUSVLEI | SWAKOPMUND : Overnight in Swakopmund

June 23 - Swakopmund | SANDWICH HARBOR | WALVIS BAY | Swakopmund : Overnight in Swakopmund

June 24 - Swakopmund | SKELETON COAST | Palmwag Desert : Overnight in the Palmwag Desert

June 25 - PALMWAG DESERT | TWYFELFONTEIN | DAMARALAND | Palmwag Desert : Overnight the Palmwag Desert

June 26 - Palmwag Desert | OPUWO | WEST ETOSHA : Overnight in West Etosha

June 27 - West Etosha | CENTRAL ETOSHA : Overnight in Central Etosha

June 28 - CENTRAL ETOSHA : Overnight in Central Etosha

June 29 - CENTRAL ETOSHA | East Etosha : Overnight in East Etosha

June 30 - East Etosha | OKONJIMA : Overnight in Okonjima

July 1 - OKONJIMA | Windhoek | Fly Home

July 2 - Arrive home

In June 2017, join Open Sky Senior Tour Leader Temu Nana and professional photographer Michael Downey on a two-week exploration of one of southern Africa’s most incredible countries. Designed by and for photographers, we’ll capture all of Namibia’s best landscapes and wildlife in the right light, at the right time. From the Skeleton Coast to the Salt Pans, and Fish River Canyon to the villages of the Himba, or the massive dunes of Sossusvlei to remarkable Etosha National Park, Namibia is unlike any place on the planet, one we can’t wait to share with you!

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TRIP HIGHLIGHTS

  1. Morning and afternoon shoots at Kolmanskop, a diamond-mining town now reclaimed by the desert.

  2. 3 nights exploring Etosha National Park, world famous for it’s enormous saltpan, attracting incredible wildlife at close quarters.

  3. An afternoon shoot with the Himba tribe, one of the last truly nomadic tribes in southern Africa.

  4. Sunrise at Sossusvlei, some of the most spectacularly beautiful dunes in the world.

  5. Sunrise visit and shoot at Deadvlei, one of the most striking photographic opportunities in southern Africa.

  6. Cross Damaraland to visit Twyfelfontein, rock carvings over 5,500 years old designated a UNESCO World Heritage Site.

  7. Access to sites late night and/or early morning that require special permissions.

  8. Some of the most spectacular night skies on Earth and an itinerary specifically chosen to include the darkest skies of the month.

  9. Senior Tour Leader Temu Nana (who did several weeks of scouting in country) as your personal trip leader.

  10. Professional photographer Michael Downey as your photo instructor.

EARLY BIRD RATE THROUGH MARCH 15, 2017 :

$7,495 per person, double occupancy

$450 single supplement


REGULAR RATE AFTER MARCH 15, 2017 :

$7,995 per person, double occupancy

$450 single supplement


FOR COMPREHENSIVE DETAILS, DOWNLOAD THE FULL TRIP PDF HERE,

OR CONTACT US AT +1.212.441.0024 or info@openskyexpeditions.com.

Limited space available:

12 participants max

COMMENTS FROM OUR LAST TRIP WITH MICHAEL & TEMU

"You guys are simply the BEST. Thank you for an amazing, one-of- a-kind, never-to- be- forgotten, awesome, experience." – Sally S.

"Just as Wendy and I have said that we will tour anywhere that Temu goes, we will always check to see what trips Michael is taking." – Hap M.

"Michael was terrific. I was thrilled he was there and I learned a lot for him both camera & computer. A sweet, helpful & lovely person. A real asset to the tour!" – Karen S.

"Temu was born to be a tour leader! He was a pleasure to travel with & did everything he possibly could to smooth the way for us. His communication skills are top notch. I look forward to taking another trip with him in the future, because I know we'll be in good hands." – Wendy M.

FOR COMPREHENSIVE DETAILS, DOWNLOAD THE FULL TRIP PDF HERE,

OR CONTACT US AT +1.212.441.0024 or info@openskyexpeditions.com.

Photos above by Tour Leader Temu Nana, taken during his month-long dedicated scouting trip.