2024 October Trip - Oman's Underrated Beauty
2024 October Trip - Oman's Underrated Beauty

2024 October Trip - Oman's Underrated Beauty

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COMING SOON!

These trips have extremely limited space available, if this trip is of interest to you, please drop your name on this waitlist so you get first dibs!

Travel with me to Oman October 21-28th.

I am so excited to bring you along for a trip of a lifetime!  

Join me, Lisa Homsy, for an unforgettable 7-day trip through Muscat, Jebel Shams that will focus on adventure, friendship, delicious food, and of course, epic photography.

Over the week, I will help you understand your camera settings to bring your vision to life and create incredible content. You will learn how to pose to feel comfortable in front of the camera. Together we will make your vision come to life, through photography and styling.
 

I promise this trip will create everlasting memories and travel pals for life. Plus, we will have you laughing all day long. 

Activities Included: 

8 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 7 Dinners 
Sossuvlei - Located in the Namibian desert. Surrounded by salt and clay pans and the highest dunes in the world
Brandberg Mountain - The highest mountain in Namibia with unlimited views where elephants roam free
Deadvlei - Experience the magic of the dead trees and climb Dune 45, considered to be the largest dune in the world
Pink Water salt pools - A lagoon populated with thousands of flamingos, cormorants, and pelicans
Swakopmund - Spend the afternoon exploring the small German town
1 night  (4 stars) double occupancy, or similar
2 nights  (4 stars) double occupancy, or similar
2 nights  (4 stars) double occupancy, or similar
1 night (4 stars) double occupancy, or similar

2 game drives at Omaruru Game LodgeQuad biking + dolphin cruise
Posing & Feeling confident in front of the camera tips
Photography & understanding your camera setting tips
How to edit your photos/ videos support
All transportation
All park entrance fees and photography permissions + so much more!

All-access to Lisa - Ask me anything!

Over the course of the week, I will help you pose & feel comfortable in front of the camera, learn how to shoot with your camera in manual & share editing tips.


ADD-ON OPTIONS:

  • Sandwich Harbour 1/2 day tour - One of the most unique places in the world. The place where the dunes meet the ocean. The endless view of sand and sky, either way, you will see and feel things you couldn’t have imagined beforehand, and will never forget afterwards. For many, this is mentioned as a highlight from all their travels. See it, feel it, don’t miss it. Cost: $160 / person
  • Lion Feeding - Get up close and personal with a lion during feeding time. A very unique experience to witness so close but not for the faint of heart.  Cost: $20 / person

  • Game Drive - Meet the largest mammals in the Namibian Bush! Cost: $60 / person
  • Sunrise Hot Air Balloon ride - Float over the Namib Desert, the oldest desert in the world! After the flight, we will enjoy a champagne breakfast. Cost: $500 / person
  • Spa experience - indulge in a hot stone massage and various other services in the desert (prices available at hotel) 
  • Single Occupancy - Need your own space? Book single occupancy to ensure you have a room to yourself the entire trip. Cost: $700 / person

To purchase the add on's with your booking please click shop all as they are listed as individual products.**

Day 1

Welcome to Windhoek

Welcome to Windhoek airport. Once you land our rep will be waiting for you and drive to your hotel to meet your expert guide and Lisa who will brief you about your itinerary through Namibia.

Take the day to acclimatize and get used to the heat as everyone arrives. Spend the day walking the town and seeing some attractions the capital has to offer.

Hotel: Droombos

Day 2

Travel to Soussuvlei

After breakfast, we will travel to Sossuvlei where we will spend 3 nights in the desert. The drive is about 5 hours on a gravel road with lots of stops on the way for photos. We will stop for a lunch snack at Solitaire, famous for its apple pie and bakery with old-school cars and relics. The afternoon will be spent lounging by the pool and enjoying a cocktail or two.

Lodge: Le Mirage Hotel & Spa

Included: Breakfast, Dinner, all entrance fees

Day 3

Sossuvlei and Deadvlei  

In the morning will travel into Sossuvlei and Deadvlei to experience the magic of the dead trees and climb dune 45, considered to be the largest dune in the world. We will leave the hotel early morning in order to catch beautiful sunrise shots of the Deadvlei and climb big daddy before it gets too hot.

After a morning packed with adventure, let's relax by the pool and indulge in spa activities (at own cost).

Hotel: Le Mirage Hotel and Spa

Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 4

Sossuvlei and Deadvlei 

Optional hot air balloon excursion with Namib Sky Balloon Safaris. Float over the Namib Desert, the oldest desert in the world! After the flight, we will enjoy a champagne breakfast. Return back to the lodge around 9:30 am.

Visit Sesriem Canyon and, if we’re lucky and there’s water, swim in the clay water, pretty cool experience.

Hotel: Le Mirage Hotel and Spa

Included: Breakfast, and Dinner

Day 5

Walvis Bay

A magical journey from the desert to the Atlantic Ocean. Walvis Bay is a fishing and harbor town located on the west coast of Namibia. Here we will spend the night next to a lagoon populated with thousands of flamingos, cormorants, and pelicans.

In the afternoon we will visit the famous pink water at the salt pans. We will enjoy a nice seafood dinner on the water whilst basking in the amazing Namibian sunset.

Hotel: Lagoon Chalets

Included: Breakfast, and dinner 

Day 6

Walvis Bay

Start the morning with a catamaran cruise in the harbor of Walvis Bay and beyond. Here we will learn all about the sea life as well as enjoy the morning with fresh Walvis Bay oysters, champagne, and snacks.

We will visit various seal colonies, spot dolphins and if we are lucky, the famous Mola Mola fish. 

Making our way to Long Beach, we will hop on quad bikes and spend some time riding through the dunes, this is so much fun! 

Hotel: Lagoon Chalets 

Included: Breakfast

Day 7

Sandwich Harbour

Optional activity: A must see for the area is Sandwich Harbour. This area can only be reached by 4x4 driving along the coast and dunes. It is an unique area where the dunes meet the ocean. A light lunch is included in the package. We depart early from Walvis Bay, past the sand dunes and into the Sandwich Harbor lagoon area. An unforgettable experience!

While some enjoy the optional activity, other will climb dune 45, for some amazing photos. You'll experience the Namib Desert in all its glory. 

Around 3pm we will head to Swakopmund where we will spend one night in this small German town. Use the afternoon to explore the town, rent some bicycles and enjoy the local aquarium.

Hotel: A la Mer luxury room

Included: Breakfast

Day 8

Brandberg Mountain

Drive to Brandberg Mountain - the highest mountain in Namibia.

The White Lady Lodge, is situated right in front of the mountain with unlimited vistas placed in a river bed where wild elephants roam free. We will spend the afternoon in front of the mountain relaxing by the pool. With some luck, we will be able to see the famous desert elephants.

Hotel: White Lady Lodge

Included: Breakfast

Day 9

Omaruru Game Lodge

From Brandberg Mountain we will drive to Omaruru Game Lodge where we will spend one night. Upon arrival, we will go on a game drive to see elephants, hippos, giraffes, rhinos, and many antelopes as well as a large variety of other animals.

Dinner will be served on a terrace surrounded by rhinos, kudus, giraffes, and lots more. Definitely, a bush experience to remember!

Hotel: Omaruru Game Lodge

Included: Breakfast, dinner

Day 10

Mount Etjo Lodge

After a relaxed breakfast, we will head onto to Mount Etjo Lodge. Upon arrival, we will hike a trail leading to dinosaur tracks in the area. The hike is about 2 km and will take approximately 1 hour. Upon returning, we will spend some time by the huge swimming pool and indulge in a lovely lunch.

In the afternoon, we will do a game drive and experience a lion feeding in an underground bunker. Definitely not for the faint of heart!

Hotel: Mount Etjo Safari Lodge

Included: Breakfast, Dinner 

Day 11

Windhoek

Head back to Windhoek where we will check into a lodge 10 km outside of the city with infinite views of the Namibia bush. Our final dinner will be to recap the wonderful experience that Namibia was for your group.

The day can be spent buying souvenirs, enjoying the city, and walking around.

Hotel: River Crossing

Included: Breakfast, Dinner

Day 12

Departure day

All good things must come to an end. I hope you had a blast!

Exclusions:

International flights Visas & Travel Insurance
Any extra meals not mentioned in the itineraryAlcoholTipping for drivers, hotels, and tour guide
Airport Transfers Outside of Designated TimesTransaction processing fee $100 

 

Payment options include:

  • Pay in full today
  • Pay in 2 installments (2nd payment due by September 15th)

 

*** If a second payment is not made by September 15, 2023 your spot on the trip will not be guaranteed, and if sold it will be given to the next person on the waitlist *** 

Cancellation Policy:

If you cancel once your spot is confirmed (minimum 8 bookings) your 20% down payment + any additional payments will no longer be refundable however you would be issued a trip credit in the amount of your down payment that can be used towards another trip within 12 months. 

If you cancel 60 days or less before the trip start date, the trip is 100% non-refundable as domestic partnerships or accommodations have started to be booked. 

 Read the full cancellation policy & terms and conditions below.