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Namibia: Culture and conservation self-drive


from £3,370 pp

(ex international flights)


16 days

This self-drive itinerary shows you the highlights of Namibia! Immerse yourself in Namibian culture with a visit to the local Bushman community and get involved with local conservation efforts, such as desert elephant tracking, to gain an understanding of human/wildlife conflict. Enjoy stunning landscapes, fantastic game viewing experiences at Okonjima and spend your evenings in the company of local people.

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Day 1 - Windhoek

  • Arrival & leisure in Windhoek
Sossusvlei, Sesriem

Day 2 - Sossusvlei, Sesriem

  • Self-drive from Windhoek to Sesriem area
  • Quad biking and stargazing in Sossusvlei (optional)
Sossusvlei, Sesriem

Day 3 - Sossusvlei, Sesriem

  • Self-drive to Dune 45, Sossusvlei, Deadvlei & Sesriem Canyon

Day 4 - Swakopmund

  • Self-drive from Sesriem to Swakopmund, via Walvis Bay
  • Explore Swakopmund

Day 5 - Swakopmund

  • At leisure in Swakopmund
  • Optional activities in Swakopmund

Day 6 - Damaraland

  • Self-drive from Swakopmund to Brandberg /south Damaraland area
  • Ozondjou Trails - Afternoon of arrival

Day 7 - Damaraland

  • Ozondjou Trails Day 2 (full day)

Day 8 - Damaraland

  • Self-drive from south/central Damaraland to Grootberg Lodge (north Damaraland)

Day 9 - Damaraland

  • Rhino tracking, Damaraland
  • Scenic drives on the Grootberg Lodge Conservancy (Optional)
  • Guided hike (Grootberg Lodge - optional)
  • Damara cultural excursion (optional)

Day 10 - Kamanjab

  • Self-drive from Damaraland to Kamanjab
  • Game drive at Hobatere Lodge
Otavi Mountains

Day 11 - Otavi Mountains

  • Self-drive from west Etosha area to Otavi Mountains

Day 12 - Tsumkwe

  • Self-drive from Otavi/east Etosha region to Tsumkwe

Day 13 - Tsumkwe

  • Meet the San Bushmen - Bushmanland Experience
Okonjima Nature Reserve

Day 14 - Okonjima Nature Reserve

  • Transfer from Kamanjab to Okonjima
  • Visit the Africat Foundation
Okonjima Nature Reserve

Day 15 - Okonjima Nature Reserve

  • Tracking large carnivores on foot at Okonjima
  • View leopards at Okonjima

Day 16

  • Self-drive from Okonjima to Windhoek airport