Trip idea in Namibia

Self-drive Kaokoland - Off the beaten track in Namibia


from £2,970 pp

(ex international flights)


14 days

Take in the lesser-known highlights of northern Namibia with this 14-day self-drive itinerary. Enjoy a trek through the stunning desert landscapes of Damaraland before getting to know the Himba people in Opuwo and exploring the beautiful landscapes that they call home. If you're keen to get off the beaten track and experience rural Namibia at its best, this self-drive tour is the perfect choice.

We will tailor this trip to you. Change anything - from excursions to accommodation to places visited.

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Day 1 - Windhoek

  • Self-drive from Windhoek Airport to your accommodation
Erongo Mountains

Day 2 - Erongo Mountains

  • Self-drive from Windhoek to the Ai Aiba Lodge
  • Explore the Erongo Mountains
Twyfelfontein, Damaraland

Day 3 - Twyfelfontein, Damaraland

  • Self drive from Erongo Mountains to Damaraland
  • See the rock engravings at Twyfelfontein
  • Scenic drives on the Grootberg Lodge Conservancy (Optional)

Day 4 - Damaraland

  • Guided hike (Grootberg Lodge - optional)
  • Self drive from Grootberg Lodge to Palmwag Lodge

Day 5 - Damaraland

  • Etendeka Mountain Camp Activities

Day 6 - Damaraland

  • Self drive from Etendeka Concession to Palmwag Lodge
  • Day at leisure at Palmwag Lodge

Day 7 - Opuwo

  • Self drive from Damaraland to Opuwo

Day 8 - Opuwo

  • Visit a Himba village
  • Visit Epupa Falls
Etosha National Park

Day 9 - Etosha National Park

  • Self drive from Opuwo to Etosha National Park
Etosha National Park

Day 10 - Etosha National Park

  • Game drive at Etosha National Park - in your self-drive vehicle
  • Explore Etosha National Park
Etosha National Park

Day 11 - Etosha National Park

  • Another Etosha National Park drive
Okonjima Nature Reserve

Day 12 - Okonjima Nature Reserve

  • Self-drive from Etosha National Park to Okonjima Reserve
  • View leopards at Okonjima
Okonjima Nature Reserve, Windhoek

Day 13 - Okonjima Nature Reserve, Windhoek

  • Visit the Africat Foundation
  • Self-drive from Okonjima via Okahandja to Windhoek

Day 14 - Windhoek

  • Self-Drive from Windhoek to International Airport