Namibia

12-15 Days
TYPOLOGIES

AUTO

DIFFICULTY

Medium

MIN. AGE

12 Years

3 468

All about Namibia-Self Drive

Start in Otjiwarongo and end in Mariental! With the Wildlife tour All about Namibia-Self Drive, you have a 15 days tour package taking you through Otjiwarongo, Namibia and 11 other destinations in Namibia. All about Namibia-Self Drive includes accommodation, an expert guide, insurance, meals, transport and more.

What's Included

3* Accommodation as stated in the program.

Meals as stated in the program

The 4x4 rental vehicle with all risk insured in Namibia including the mileage in accord to the program and the activities.

Full Written Road Book Guide

COVID-19 Safety distance. Sanitizer available

NOT included

International flights are not included

Optional activities can be booked for the client and client pay directly.

Optional activities such as Air Ballooning, Scenic Flights, Quad... Your guide will inform you about optional activities.

Day by day

At Windhoek Airport or at the place of your accommodation, discover the caring smile of the guide who will welcome you. He will brief and explain to you everything you need to know about this tour. The guide will also answer all the questions that you might have.

You will then head to  Otjiwarongo passing by the craft market of Okahandja where you can visit the craft markets.

Start point: Hosea Kutako International Airport or place of accomodation, Windhoek, Khomas, Namibia

Today, depart north to Okaukueyo in the national park of Etosha.Etosha is home to 114 mammal species and more than 340 bird species. This park is one of the largest game reserves in the world. So, take advantage.

Activity: Etosha National Park – Game drive

Accommodation: Etosha Area

After a tasty breakfast at the lodge, it is in the animal park of Etosha that we will continue our day.you will have time to observe a diversity of animals heading to the waterhole to quench their thirst. You will be able to observe the groups of springboks, zebras, etc., but also the rarer species such as the black-faced impala (endemic to Namibia) or the dik-diks, the smallest African antelope after breakfast.The interaction between the animals around the waterholes is often very magical in the Etosha.You might just come across the path of a leopard or a group of lionesses hunting.Your guide will give you information on the species encountered

Activity: Etosha National Park – Game drive

Accommodation: Etosha Area

After breakfast, today you will able  visit a village of Himbas, a tribe of nomadic pastoralists who live in the Kaokoland region of Namibia.

The Himba are indigenous peoples with an estimated population of about 50,000 in northern Namibia, in the Kunene region and across the Kunene River in Angola.

We allow ourselves to ask you to buy some provision for them; they will be delighted to receive you on their land.

Activity: Himbas visite

Accommodation: Damaraland or Kaokoland area

After a tasty breakfast, take the road to the Twyfelfontein (Damaraland) region, have a tour of the Twyfelfontein site, which has one of the largest concentrations of rock engravings in Africa. Most of these works, well preserved, represent rhinos, elephants, ostriches and giraffes, as well as footprints of men and animals.

Then visit the burnt mountain and the Basalt organ pipes

Activity: Rupestral engraving, Burnt Mountain, Basaltic Organ Pipe

Before heading to Swakopmund,a very historic town,departure towards Uis, mining village, from where we are able to see the Brandberg - the highest peak of Namibia.

Activity: Brandberg, Himba and Herero women on the road-Free afternoon.

Accommodation: Swakopmund Area

Swakopmund is a small oceanfront town, bordered on the south by Swakop west and coastal dunes. The coolness of the current of Benguela will allow you to make pleasant walks by the sea or in the dunes. Some lodges also offer spa treatments (especially massages) particularly popular after several days on the Namibian slopes.

Did you know that the Atlantic in Namibia was home to so many sea lions? You can observe them in morning from a catamaran.

Early departure to Walvis Bay, to the main port of Namibia. A boat trip on the lagoon leads you to search for dolphins and sea lions- not private.

Activity: Boat trip,Sandwich harbor, Quad, Surf, Scenic Flight

Accommodation: Swakopmund Area

Naukluft Park. Cross the Kuiseb Pass and the Tropic of Capricorn. Reputed as one of the oldest and driest deserts in the world, it covers more than 15% of the country on the Atlantic. The accumulation of sand and the formation of the dunes spread between 40 and 15 million years. Activity:Dune 45, Sossusvlei, Deadvlei, Sesriem Canyon, Namib Naukluft, Sky baloon

Accommodation: Sossusvlei Area

After breakfast, today will be all about forms and colors. The Sossusvlei dunes rise more than 375 meters above the Tsauchab River that flows from east to west in the desert, just a few kilometers from the Atlantic Ocean. They are among the highest dunes in the world. These dunes are located above an ancient petrified desert that forms a basement of sandstone.

You will take full advantage of the ocher color palettes and the wavy shapes of the Sossusvlei and Deadvlei dunes. We encourage you to climb to the top of these giant heaps of sand, before enjoying a well-deserved lunch in the shade of acacias, at the foot of Sossusvlei. Later in the day, you will be surprised by the hidden water source at the bottom of the Sesriem Gorge.

Activty: Dune 45, Sossusvlei, Deadvlei, Sesriem Canyon, Namib Naukluft, Sky Baloon

Accommodation: Sossusvlei Area

A beautiful stage between the Fish River Canyon and Sossusvlei, Aus is the region of wild horses and gateway to the old "Spergebiet" (diamond area prohibited from public access).

Departure for Aus via the D707 road with a breathtaking panoramic view.

Visit wild horses if the weather permits.

Activities: Visit wild horses

Accommodation: Aus Area

After having your breakfast, visit the city of Lüderitz.

On the way to Kolmanskop, Ghost Town.On the way back to the lodge, visit the wild horses.

Activity: Visit Kolmanskop – Ghost Town

Accommodation: Aus Area

Today, drive to the iconic Fish River Canyon. It is the largest river in Namibia, which has its source in the mountains of Naukluft and joins the Orange River on the South African border after a journey of 650 km. The river usually flows between January and April to become a trickle of water between April and June and a succession of small basins the rest of the year. Enjoy the view of the summit on the Fish River Canyon, a geological wonder, one of the largest canyons in the world after Colorado. These rocks of 300 million years offer you a majestic spectacle.

Activities: Visit of the Fish River Canyon, Ai-Ais

Accommodation: Fish River Canyon Area

Today will drive towards Keetmanshoop to see the Quiver and Cheetah Trees.

The Kokerboom is known as a quiver tree because the hunters or the first inhabitant of southern Africa called the Bush Man / Sans used its light branches to make quivers. This great aloe, its scientific name is Aloe dichotoma masson, grows very slowly on rocky soils. Its trunk is fibrous to retain water and discourage animals.

Activity: The Quiver Trees, The Cheetahs

Accommodation: Keetmanshoop area

After breakfast, drive to the Kalahari,the last bastion of the San people.

the city of Mariental,located south-central of Namibia, on the edge of the Kalahari Desert lies along the Trans-Namib railway line and serves as the commercial and admiring capital of the Hardap region.

Activity: Bush Man walk

Accommodation: Mariental Area

Today is the last day of your wonder filled tour in Namibia, departure to Windhoek, where you will arrive in the late morning or early afternoon.

You will have some time to visit the city or do some shopping, before being transferred to the international airport.

Note that you must be at the airport 2 hours before take-off time, and it takes approximately one hour between the city center and the airport.

Welcome back and THANK YOU.

End point:  Hosea Kutako International Airport or place of Accomadation, Windhoek, Khomas, Namibia