Okonjima | Etosha | Twyfelfontein | Swakopmund | Sossusvlei
An unforgettable 12 day adventure around Namibia's top attractions, everything from the spectacular sand dunes at Sossusvlei, to the rich game experience of Etosha.
Day 1 - Windhoek for 1 night
Arrive into Windhoek airport and transfer to your hotel to relax ahead of your journey tomorrow. Alternatively hop on the shuttle bus into the city centre to explore Namibia's capital city.
Standard hotel: Elegant Guesthouse
Superior hotel: Olive Exclusive
Day 2 - Okonjima for 1 night (220km)
Your car will be delivered to your hotel from where you set off for Okonjima, home of the famous Africat Foundation. The foundation conserves and protects Namibia's large carnivores, such as cheetah and leopards and visitors can go out on a guided 4WD game drive to observe these amazing creatures and others.
Standard hotel: Okonjima Plains Camp
Superior hotel: Okonjima Bush Camp
Day 3 - Etosha National Park for 3
Travel northwards towards Etosha National Park, noted for its vast salt pan where permanent waterholes attract a large variety of wildlife including the rare black rhino and large elephants. Spend the next three nights at two different camps, driving yourself through the park in the comfort of your own vehicle, watching out for game as you go.
Standard hotel: Mokuti Etosha Lodge (1nt) & Okaukuejo
Rest Camp (2nts)
Superior hotel: Onguma Tented Camp (1nt) & Okaukuejo Rest Camp Premium waterhole Chalet (2nts)
Day 6 - Twyfelfontein area for 2
Today exit the southern gate of the park for the journey through Damaraland to Twyfelfontein which is reputed to have the richest collection of stone age rock engravings in Africa. The area is also known for its desert adapted species of elephant and it is possible to take a guided 4WD excursion to look for these and other desert animals.
Standard hotel: Twyfelfontein Lodge
Superior hotel: Mowani Mountain Camp
Day 8 - Swakopmund for 2
Head south, past the Brandberg Mountain towards the Skeleton Coast, so named because of the numerous skeletal remains of ships that foundered on the rocks along this treacherous stretch of ocean. Arrive into the resort town of Swakopmund with its distinct German flavour, where you will spend the next two nights, giving ample time to explore the area.
Standard hotel: Swakopmund Guesthouse
Superior hotel: The Strand
Day 10 - Sossusvlei area for 2
After breakfast the journey continues south towards spectacular Sossusvlei, located in the Namib-Naukluft National Park. The sand dunes here can reach heights of 300m making them the highest in the world. Don't miss Deadvlei, a ghostly sheet of white clay punctuated by skeletons of ancient trees.
Standard hotel: Sossusvlei Lodge
Superior hotel: Kulala Desert Lodge
Day 12 - Windhoek
Enjoy a final view of Namibia as you journey back to Windhoek for your flight home. Or ask your consultant for an extra night in Windhoek or any of the other places on your drive.
Price includes 11 nights accommodation, daily breakfast and 5 dinners, air conditioned Group C car, itinerary pack and airport transfer on arrival. Car delivery charge payable locally.
Upgrade to a larger utility vehicle from £185pp or a 4WD from £259pp. Accommodation specified is subject to availability and may be substituted to a similar or higher standard if necessary. Flights not included. Discount flights available from most UK airports. Tour available in both directions or add extra nights to extend your self drive holiday.
Superior Self drive staying in upgraded hotels and including 6 dinners, from £2499
Relaxed and enjoyable self drive touring. Book them as they are or ask your consultant to add extra days in the places you choose.
Your self drive tour includes: