This tour is organised and led by Steve Davey | The land arrangements are sub-contracted to Intrepid Travel, but the tours don't appear on the Intrepid Travel website | The only way to book is through this site!

This tour is organised and led by Steve Davey | The land arrangements are sub-contracted to Intrepid Travel, but the tours don't appear on the Intrepid Travel website | The only way to book is through this site!

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Land arrangements are sub-contracted to Intrepid Travel, who have many years experience in running small group adventures.

Bookings are made through the Intrepid Private Groups in the UK not the Intrepid website or Stores. Use this link for more information

Land arrangements for this tour

The land arrangements for Impressions of Jordan are sub-contracted to Intrepid Travel who will use their extensive knowledge from over twenty years in the travel industry to make sure that you have the best travel experience, and to work in a way which will be the most beneficial for the countries we travel in.

Our arrangements are now handled by the UK Private Groups office, which opens up a range of payment options and also means that your trip can now be protected by the UK travel industry protection. Intrepid in the UK can accept payments by bank transfer, cheque, debit card as well as Visa and Mastercard credit cards (although credit cards are subject to a 2.4% surcharge).

Intrepid are also able to book flights for you, which will mean that your entire trip can be covered by their full ATOL protection. The price that they quote you will include their booking fee. More details on their industry protection by clicking here.

Intrepid Travel were formed over twenty years ago in Australia, and have been running excellent small group adventures ever since.

Intrepid's Core Purpose - Intrepid's core purpose is to enrich peoples lives by creating unique, interactive travel experiences. They provide fun, affordable and sustainable travel adventures that are beneficial to local communities.

Home From Home - Where you stay is all part of your Intrepid experience. Whether it's a centrally-located city hotel, or a homestay in a tribal village, staying close to a region's people and culture is the guiding principle. Our choices are based on friendliness as well as facilities, character as much as convenience.

Small Groups - Travelling in a small group makes it more like travelling with friends than on an organised tour. It means you get to experience more of the local culture, and we don't dominate; we can actually get to know people and do the things they do.

Experienced leaders - Intrepid have some of the best leaders in the business: well trained locals who act as ambassadors between you and the place you are travelling in. This means that you can get the most from the country and the people you meet.

Please remember though, these tours are based on the Intrepid product, but are a completely separate product. They don't appear on the Intrepid website, and you should address any questions through Steve on this link and bookings here.

Intrepid's Responsible Travel Policy

Intrepid Travel has a comprehensive and well developed Responsible Travel policy, which is one of the main reasons that they were selected to provide the land arrangements for this trip. This doesn't just benefit the locals in the countries they travel to: by sourcing local guides and staying in locally owned properties, our tours manage to get closer to our destination, which helps to give you a more connected and empathetic experience on your holiday.

With the Better Travel Photography tours we wholeheartedly support all of the Intrepid Travel initiatives towards responsible travel. The main features of this policy are as follows:

• We favour grass roots travel using local public transport where possible – which minimises demand for special tourist vehicles and fuel. If we do need to use private transport we ensure that we use local operators and drivers giving employment to locals.

• We choose small-scale locally owned accommodation and homestays where available and local restaurants and markets for dining, retaining revenue in local communities.

• Our group leaders facilitate communication of our values to travellers and local communities, educating them in sustainable tourism practices.

• We employ local guides to aid travellers' understanding of local culture and etiquette.

• Our small groups allow travellers to experience cultures first hand, offering greater opportunity for cross- cultural understanding.

• We are committed to putting back into the communities and regions we visit by supporting development and conservation projects in these areas. We achieve this through supporting The Intrepid Foundation and our travellers are invited to contribute. We also visit a local community project on our trip and encourage our travellers to support local business when buying souvenirs and other items.

At the welcome group meeting, our passengers receive the standard Intrepid Travel introduction, which includes all aspects of the Intrepid Travel Responsible Travel policy. This includes initiatives for minimising the environmental and cultural effect of their trip. These policies are also incorporated into our trip notes, and guests are expected to conform to them when they are travelling.

In addition to conforming to, and endorsing the Intrepid Travel policies, we have our own initiatives, primarily concerning the impact of travel photography and also concerning the environmental impact of our business.
 

The Intrepid Foundation

Since Intrepid Travel commenced operating in 1989 they have been committed to giving something back to the communities we visit. One way has been through our support for local humanitarian, development and conservation projects. Many of their travellers want to contribute something too. To make things easier they established The Intrepid Foundation. All donations to The Intrepid Foundation will be matched by Intrepid Travel dollar for dollar, up to AU$5,000 per donor and a total of AU$300,000 for all donors in each financial year. And every cent gets there as Intrepid Travel pays for all the administration costs. Donating is simple and secure. Please ask your group leader for information on the projects we support in the region, through The Intrepid Foundation; or go to their website: www.theintrepidfoundation.org

We endorse the Intrepid Foundation, and people travelling with us are encouraged to visit any supported projects wherever possible on our itineraries, and also to consider contributing to the foundation on their return. The specific visits to local projects and the various projects supported by Intrepid Travel are detailed on the individual tour pages.

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Our arrangements are now handled by the UK Private Groups office, which opens up a range of payment options and also means that your trip can now be protected by the UK travel industry protection. Intrepid in the UK can accept payments by bank transfer, cheque, debit card as well as Visa and Mastercard credit cards (although credit cards are subject to a 2.4% surcharge).

Intrepid are also able to book flights for you, which will mean that your entire trip can be covered by their full ATOL protection. The price that they quote you will include their booking fee. More details on their industry protection by clicking here.

Intrepid Travel were formed over twenty years ago in Australia, and have been running excellent small group adventures ever since.

Intrepid's Core Purpose - Intrepid's core purpose is to enrich peoples lives by creating unique, interactive travel experiences. They provide fun, affordable and sustainable travel adventures that are beneficial to local communities.

Home From Home - Where you stay is all part of your Intrepid experience. Whether it's a centrally-located city hotel, or a homestay in a tribal village, staying close to a region's people and culture is the guiding principle. Our choices are based on friendliness as well as facilities, character as much as convenience.

Small Groups - Travelling in a small group makes it more like travelling with friends than on an organised tour. It means you get to experience more of the local culture, and we don't dominate; we can actually get to know people and do the things they do.

Experienced leaders - Intrepid have some of the best leaders in the business: well trained locals who act as ambassadors between you and the place you are travelling in. This means that you can get the most from the country and the people you meet.

Please remember though, these tours are based on the Intrepid product, but are a completely separate product. They don't appear on the Intrepid website, and you should address any questions through Steve on this link and bookings here.

This tour is organised and led by Steve Davey | The land arrangements are sub-contracted to Intrepid Travel, but the tours don't appear on the Intrepid Travel website | The only way to book is through this site!

Highlights of this trip

• Deadvlei at Susussvlei

• Fish River Canyon

Kolmanskop Ghost Town

• Okakuajo waterhole

Himba Tribe in Damaraland

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Impressions of
Namibia Itinerary

Day 1: Windhoek
Day 2: Keetmanshoop
Day 3: Fish River Canyon
Day 4: Luderitz
Day 5: Luderitz
Day 6: Sossusvlei
Day 7: Sossusvlei
Day 8: Swakopmund
Day 9: Swakopmund
Day 10: Damaraland
Day 11: Damaraland
Day 12: Etosha NP
Day 13: Etosha NP
Day 14: Windhoek
Day 15: Tour ends

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unforgetPlaces4PCThis tour is led by Steve Davey - a professional photographer, whose work appears in publications all over the world. He is the author of the bestselling Unforgettable Places To See Before You Die (BBC Books). Steve recently published Footprint Travel Photography (Footprint Books), which covers everything that you would ever want to know about travelling with a camera. Click for more.

Land arrangements are sub-contracted to Intrepid Travel, who have many years experience in running small group adventures.

Bookings are made through the Intrepid Special Groups Dept. in the UK not the Intrepid website or Stores. Use this link for more information

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Start: 26 September 2018
End:
9 October 2018

Code:
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Price: From 3595 pp
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Min 8, max 12 people
Places left: 12
Trip is to be confirmed.

Approx other currencies*:
€ 4065 • US$ 4685

AU$5910 • NZ$6300

Single supplement if not sharing a room: 450

Estimated current
flight cost 650

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The land arrangements for Impressions of Namibia are sub-contracted to Intrepid Travel who will use their extensive knowledge from over twenty years in the travel industry to make sure that you have the best travel experience, and to work in a way which will be the most beneficial for the countries we travel in.

Our arrangements are now handled by the Intrepid Travel UK Private Groups office, which opens up a range of payment options and also means that your trip can now be protected by the UK travel industry protection. It also means that we can draw on the experience and contacts of other companies in the Intrepid Group. Intrepid in the UK can accept payments by bank transfer, cheque, debit card as well as Visa and Mastercard credit cards.

Intrepid are also able to book flights for you, which will mean that your entire trip can be covered by their full ATOL protection (for any flight/trip combination that starts and finishes in the UK). The flight price that they quote you will include their booking fee. More details on their industry protection by clicking here and scrolling to clause 27. As you are booking with the UK office, your booking will be covered by the UK booking conditions.

Intrepid Travel were formed over twenty years ago in Australia, and have been running excellent small group adventures ever since.

Intrepid's Core Purpose - Intrepid's core purpose is to enrich peoples lives by creating unique, interactive travel experiences. They provide fun, affordable and sustainable travel adventures that are beneficial to local communities.

Home From Home - Where you stay is all part of your Intrepid experience. Whether it's a centrally-located city hotel, or a homestay in a tribal village, staying close to a region's people and culture is the guiding principle. Our choices are based on friendliness as well as facilities, character as much as convenience.

Small Groups - Travelling in a small group makes it more like travelling with friends than on an organised tour. It means you get to experience more of the local culture, and we don't dominate; we can actually get to know people and do the things they do.

Experienced leaders - Intrepid have some of the best leaders in the business: well trained locals who act as ambassadors between you and the place you are travelling in. This means that you can get the most from the country and the people you meet.

Please remember though, these tours are based on an Intrepid trip, but are a completely separate product. They don't appear on the Intrepid website, and you should address any questions through Steve on this link and bookings here.
 

intrepid's responsible travel policy

Intrepid Travel has a comprehensive and well developed Responsible Travel policy, which is one of the main reasons that they were selected to provide the land arrangements for this trip. This doesn't just benefit the locals in the countries they travel to: by sourcing local guides and staying in locally owned properties, our tours manage to get closer to our destination, which helps to give you a more connected and empathetic experience on your holiday.

With the Better Travel Photography tours we wholeheartedly support all of the Intrepid Travel initiatives towards responsible travel. The main features of this policy are as follows:

• We favour grass roots travel using local public transport where possible – which minimises demand for special tourist vehicles and fuel. If we do need to use private transport we ensure that we use local operators and drivers giving employment to locals.

• We choose small-scale locally owned accommodation and homestays where available and local restaurants and markets for dining, retaining revenue in local communities.

• Our group leaders facilitate communication of our values to travellers and local communities, educating them in sustainable tourism practices.

• We employ local guides to aid travellers' understanding of local culture and etiquette.

• Our small groups allow travellers to experience cultures first hand, offering greater opportunity for cross- cultural understanding.

• We are committed to putting back into the communities and regions we visit by supporting development and conservation projects in these areas. We achieve this through supporting The Intrepid Foundation and our travellers are invited to contribute. We also visit a local community project on our trip and encourage our travellers to support local business when buying souvenirs and other items.

At the welcome group meeting, our passengers receive the standard Intrepid Travel introduction, which includes all aspects of the Intrepid Travel Responsible Travel policy. This includes initiatives for minimising the environmental and cultural effect of their trip. These policies are also incorporated into our trip notes, and guests are expected to conform to them when they are travelling.

In addition to conforming to, and endorsing the Intrepid Travel policies, we have our own initiatives, primarily concerning the impact of travel photography and also concerning the environmental impact of our business.

 

the intrepid foundation

The Intrepid Foundation is a not-for-profit fund that has distributed over AU$3 million to more than 70 non-government organisations since 2002, contributing to health care, education, human rights, child welfare, sustainable development and environmental and wildlife protection.

Contributing to one of the many projects supported by The Intrepid Foundation is your chance to give back to the places you've travelled to and help improve lives around the world. There are two ways you can help:

The Intrepid Community Project Fund supports around 40 grassroots non-government organisations doing great work in Intrepid Travel's operating destinations. Many of these organisations and their projects can be visited during your Intrepid trip.

The Intrepid Perpetual Fund supports a range of Intrepid's 'partner' non-government organisations, such as Amnesty International, Medicins Sans Frontieres and the World Society for the Protection of Animals. All donations made to this fund are equally divided each year, with half retained to conserve and grow capital for funding projects into the future and half distributed to our current partner non-government organisations.

And the best bit? Intrepid Travel matches all donations to the foundation dollar for dollar - up to AU$5,000 per donor and a total of AU$400,000 for all donors in each financial year. We also guarantee that 100% of your donation will reach your nominated project, because Intrepid Travel covers all administration costs.

See more about the Intrepid Foundation on this link.

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Included in the trip price

12 nights hotel accommodation

• 2 nights guesthouse

• 8 nights in lodges

Transport in overland vehicle

• 14 Breakfasts

• 5 lunches & 10 dinners

• Sossusvlei entrance

• Full Day Namib Nauklauft Park

• Kolmanskop Ghost Town Tour

• Damaraland wildlife drive

• Himba village visit

• Etosha game drives

• English speaking tour leader

• Experienced driver

• Pre-trip Facebook group to meet other group members

• Experienced Intrepid leader

Expert photographic tuition

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