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Self-drive Namibia safari


from £3,040 pp

(ex international flights)


17 days

This 17-day Namibian self-drive allows you to explore the best of what Namibia has to offer at a leisurely pace. Experience the magnificent Southern Namibia, breathtaking Fish River Canyon, ghost town of Kolmanskop, dunes of Sossusvlei, and coastal town of Swakopmund. Spend time in Damaraland by viewing the rock engravings at Twyfelfontein and track desert elephants on foot at Grootberg Lodge. Visit the Etosha National Park, before ending up at Okonjima, home of the Africat Foundation.

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Day 1 - Mariental

  • Self-drive from Windhoek International airport to Kalahari Desert
Keetmanshoop, Fish River Canyon

Day 2 - Keetmanshoop, Fish River Canyon

  • Self-drive from the Kalahari Desert to Fish River Canyon, via Keetmanshoop
  • Stop at Mesosaurus Fossil Site and Quivertree Forest
Fish River Canyon, Aus

Day 3 - Fish River Canyon, Aus

  • Visit Fish River Canyon
  • Self-drive from the Fish River canyon to Aus
Luderitz, Aus

Day 4 - Luderitz, Aus

  • Day trip to Luderitz
  • Visit Kolmanskop - Namibia's 'Ghost Town' (Optional)
  • Wild Horses of the Namib Desert

Day 5 - Sesriem

  • Self-drive from Aus to the Sesriem/Namib Naukluft desert
Sossusvlei, Sesriem

Day 6 - Sossusvlei, Sesriem

  • Self-drive from accommodation to 'Sea of Sands', Sossusvlei
  • Explore Sesriem Canyon

Day 7 - Swakopmund

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

Day 8 - Swakopmund, Walvis Bay

  • Explore Swakopmund
  • Dolphin and seal-spotting cruise of Walvis Bay (Optional)
Twyfelfontein, Damaraland

Day 9 - Twyfelfontein, Damaraland

  • Self-drive from Swakopmund to Damaraland
  • See the rock engravings at Twyfelfontein

Day 10 - Damaraland

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

Day 11 - Damaraland

  • Scenic drives on the Grootberg Lodge Conservancy (Optional)
  • Desert Elephant Drive
Etosha National Park

Day 12 - Etosha National Park

  • Self-drive from Grootberg to Etosha National Park (Okaukuejo)
Etosha National Park

Day 13 - Etosha National Park

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

Day 14 - Etosha National Park

  • Self-drive from Okaukuejo side to Namutoni side, via Halali
Etosha National Park

Day 15 - Etosha National Park

  • Another Etosha National Park drive
Okonjima Nature Reserve

Day 16 - Okonjima Nature Reserve

  • Self-drive from Etosha National Park to Okonjima Reserve
  • Visit the Africat Foundation
Okahandja, Windhoek

Day 17 - Okahandja, Windhoek

  • Self-drive from Okonjima via Okahandja to Windhoek
  • Okahandja wood carvings and Herero graves
  • Self-Drive from Windhoek to International Airport