This is a ‘sample’ Selfdrive-Tour of 12 nights / 13 days which takes you around the major tourist attractions of Namibia. Most first-time visitors follow this route or compose a very similar itinerary.
You will see: Windhoek, the Hardap dam and edges of the Kalahari, the Naukluft mountains, Sossuslvei and the Sesriem canyon, the Namib-Naukluft Park, Walvis Bay with its famous lagoon, Swakopmund, you will travel through the Damaraland (view Welwitschias, the seals at Cape Cross and Twyfelfontein en route) to Khorixas and the highlight of your holidays will certainly be the 4-day stay in the Etosha National Park.
On the return to Windhoek, you come through Tsumeb with the famous Bushman collection in the little museum, the Hoba meteorite, and in Okahandja there is a big woodcarvers’ market for your last minute souvenir shopping.
Buzzing and cosmopolitan capital of Namibia. Luxurious hotels and super-fast internet, and time to enjoy a stylish glass of Shiraz on the terrace of a good hotel.
The highest sand dunes of the world. Take a 4×4 tour past the usual ‘vlei’ to the more remote spots where you will witness the extraordinary, adapted wildlife!
Charming little town with German colonial flair, directly at the Atlantic. Enjoy the various day activities or just a solitary stroll on the beach, and one of the many good restaurants!
Famous for its wildlife. You will find peace of mind, just driving from waterhole to waterhole, observing the abundance of wild animals and taking an occasional photo.
Homesick for Namibia before you have even left? – That’s best described by the German word ‘Fernweh’. See you back soon!
All prices displayed are in NAD / ZAR and the price-tag above is calculated for 2 persons! Since this is a sample tour, the prices are for illustration purposes only. Kindly refer to our embedded currency converter to convert the displayed tour prices to your own currency.
Here is the detailed route!
|13 Days / 12 Nights: Sossusvlei – Swakopmund – Etosha|
|Night:||distance||area/overnight||sightseeing en route|
|1||arrival in NAM||Windhoek||alte Feste, Heroes’ Acre, Christus Kirche|
|2||280 km||Mariental area||Hardap Dam, edges of Kalahari|
|3||330 km||Sesriem area||Naukluft mountains|
|4||250 km||Sesriem area||Sossusvlei early morning, Sesriem canyon|
|5||350 km||Swakopmund||Kuiseb canyon, Naukluft Park, Walvis Bay Lagoon|
|6+7||Swakopmund||two days at leisure (or various adrenaline-sports)|
|8||360 km||Khorixas area||Cape Cross, Twyfelfontein, Damaraland|
|9||300 km||Etosha Nat. Park||own game viewing around Okaukuejo|
|10||100 km||Etosha Nat. Park||own game viewing around Okaukuejo|
|11||200 km||Etosha Nat. Park||own game viewing around Namutoni|
|12||400 km||Otjiwarongo||Tsumeb mining museum, Hoba meteorite|
|300 km return to airport||Okahandja woodcarvers’ market, shopping in Windhoek|