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Extension: Namibia’s Etosha National Park

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Program #19836RJ
6 Days | 5 Nights
ACTIVITY LEVEL: Active
Love to learn in a small-group setting? This collection of programs has at most 10-24 participants.
See our Small Group programs.
EasyFor people looking to exercise their minds more than their bodies. There’s minimal walking and not too many stairs.
ModerateThese programs get you on your feet and include activities such as walking up to a mile in a day through a city and standing in a museum for a few hours.
ActiveFor people who enjoy walking as much as two miles a day, perhaps to explore historic neighborhoods or a nature trail.
Moderately ChallengingFor hardy explorers who enjoy a good physical challenge, spending most of their days on the go.
ChallengingGet ready to keep up with our highest-energy group. These demanding — and rewarding — programs are for seasoned outdoor enthusiasts.
Start of Program
Feb 18, 2013
Program begins with the flight from Johannesburg, South Africa to Windhoek, Namibia departing at 12:00pm
You will be staying at the The Elegant Guesthouse that night.
Location: Windhoek
Nearest airport: Windhoek, Namibia
Transportation to site: The first flight from Johannesburg to Windhoek is included in the extension program cost, so the group arrives in Windhoek on the same flight. The arrival transfer to the guesthouse is provided in a hired coach. If you wish to arrive in Windhoek earlier than the group, taxis are available (although not recommended for safety reasons) or a private airport transfer can be arranged. Approximate transfer time to the lodge is 15 minutes, and the price for the private transfer is $52 for one person or $35 per person for two or more people.

End of Program
Feb 22, 2013
Program ends at 5:00pm in Johannesburg, following arrival of flight from Windhoek; extension group is met at the Johannesburg airport and transferred to hotel for start of main program #13938.
You will be staying at the Courtyard Hotel Eastgate the night before.
Location: Johannesburg
Nearest city or town: Johannesburg
Nearest highway: R21
Nearest airport: Johannesburg International Airport
Transportation to site: Group transfer from the last location in Etosha National Park to the Windhoek airport included for everyone. The flight from Windhoek to Johannesburg is also included in the extension program price. Upon arrival in Johannesburg, the extension group is met at the airport and transferred to the hotel for the start of program #13938, African Safari: a Close-up on Wildlife (transfer included for everyone).
Type: Bed and Breakfast

Description: Located in the trendy suburb of Klein, Windhoek and near the city center, the aptly named Elegant Guesthouse features contemporary styling alongside natural stone and other distinctive African touches. This boutique hotel prides itself on personalized service and warm hospitality. Guests are treated to fabulous breakfasts, fine teas and coffees, and the opportunity to relax in a peaceful setting surrounded by the capital city’s urban charms.

Contact info:
Corner of von Eckenbrecher and Ziegler Street
Klein
Windhoek, Namibia
phone: +264 61 301934
web: www.the-elegant-collection.com/

Room amenities: The six luxurious double rooms have en-suite bathrooms and are equipped with a TV, telephone, safe and air conditioning.

Facility amenities: Twenty-four hour wireless internet access is free of charge: simply obtain the password for your wireless device at the reception area. Coffee and tea, available throughout the day, are also complimentary. A generous, healthy breakfast buffet is included. An electrical gate ensures complete security and privacy, and a beautiful garden with swimming pool offers an oasis of calm amid the urban environment. The comfortable lounge has TV, DVD and a library. Laundry service is available.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights before: Call Program Provider
Call Program Provider for current price, toll-free 888-596-6377

Type: Hotel

Description: The Courtyard Hotel, a beautifully appointed, Tuscan-themed hotel, is located on a small lake only 15 minutes from the Johannesburg International Airport in a very secure area. All studio suites have private, attached bathrooms, and either twin or double beds.

Contact info:
9 Zulberg Close, Off Ernest Oppenheimer Road,
Bruma Lake
Johannesburg, 2100 South Africa
phone: +27 -(0)11-622-8436
web: www.citylodge.co.za/cy2.php

Room amenities: Large rooms include full bathrooms, seating/office area, television, patios overlooking the lake as well as coffee/tea making facilities, telephone, radio, hair dryer, TV, AC/heat, safe, fan, safe/lock box, and electrical outlets. Refrigerator, ironing board, and iron are available on request.

Facility amenities: Amenities include a jacuzzi, steam room, sauna, pool (not heated), restaurant serving continental meals, bar, room service, and US currency exchange. Hotel staff can provide laundry service during week-days; guests can also do their laundry for a nominal fee. Guests can get 15 minutes wireless free per day on each of their personal wireless devices. After the 15 minute deal guests can purchase a voucher from the front desk or via credit card on the web link. The purchase will generate a username and password to be entered on screen by the guest. Alternatively, a PC computer and printer is available at the guest office but the 15 minute free wi-fi deal does not apply. The voucher prices vary by time: in summer 2012 30 minutes of wireless costs 30 South African Rand, 1 hour is 50 South African Rand, 2 hours is 90 South African Rand, 4 hours is 145 Rand, and 1 day is 195 Rand.

Smoking policy: No
Smoking policies vary by facility. During all group events and activities, smoking is prohibited.

Additional nights after: Contact Program Provider
Please phone EXPLORE, Inc. at 888-596-6377 for more information.

Check out time: 11:00 AM

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5 nights of accommodations
13 meals: 4 breakfasts, 4 lunches, 5 dinners
3 Expert-led lectures
6 Field trips
2 Flights during the program

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