14 Day Namibia Highlights - Self Drive
DAY 1: WINDHOEK
On arrival at Windhoek Airport you will be met our representative for the vehicle and welcome pack handover.
The day can be spent at your leisure in Windhoek to recover from your journey. Alternatively we can organise an afternoon excursion for you.
Windhoek excursions include a city and township tour, horse trails and a visit to a game farm for big cat feeding.
DAY 2 & 3: SOSSUSVLEI
Today you have a beautiful scenic drive to reach Sesriem where you will stay for the next 2 days. Activities in the area include driving into the towering red sand dunes of the Namib Desert, guided walks to Deadvlei and Sossusvlei, scenic flights, hot air ballooning, hiking and much more.
The Sossusvlei and Sesriem area possesess a wide variation of accommodation from camping sites and budget accommodation toguest farms and luxury lodges.
DAY 4 & 5: SWAKOPMUND
The adventure capital of Namibia. Your tour consultant can organise the following activities for you whilst you are in Swakopmund :
Quad biking and sand boarding on the dunes, seal and dolphin cruise, day tour to Sandwich Harbour, skydiving, scenic flights over the Namib Desert.
Swakopmund is a quaint German town which has a great craft market and curio shops. A visit to Karakulia Weavers is highly recommended.
DAY 6 & 7: SOUTHERN DAMARALAND
Damaraland is a stunning Wilderness area.
The southern regions are home to Brandberg Mountain as well as the world famous rock paintings of Twyfelfontein, the Petrified Forest, Organ Pipes and Burnt Mountain which you will visit on arrival in Twyfelfontein
Most lodges offer excursions to seek out the elusive desert elephants and other wildlife and we highly recommend this activity to our clients.
8 & 9: NORTHERN DAMARALAND
Northern Damaraland is home to stunning scenery and plateaus. The 'middle of nowhere' feel never fails to draw people back over and over again, coupled with good game viewing possibilities inclluding desert adapted elephant tracking and black rhino tracking which is avaliable at selected lodges.
The Northern parts of Damaraland also offer the possibility to visit local Himba tribes for a truly unique tribal experience.
DAY 10,11 & 12: ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK
Etosha is home to 4 of the Big 5 (elephant, rhino, leopard and lion) as well as a vast quantity of game and birdlife.
Self driving your game drives in Etosha is very simple, the park is well laid out and there are many waterholes that you can visit.
Should you wish to have a guided game drive or night drive during your stay in Etosha this can be organised by your tour consultant.
DAY 13 : WATERBERG
Waterberg Plateau is a beautiful wilderness area popular with hikers and ramblers. The Waterberg Plateau is also conveniently located at the half way point between Etosha and Windhoek, and is in close proximity to the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) and Rare and Endangered Species Trust (REST) Vulture restaurant which are well worth a visit.
DAY 14 : TOUR ENDS
You will return to Windhoek for your onward travels.
Available tour formats:-
Self Drive, Guided Tour or Fly In Safari
Camping / Budget Accommodation
Days can be added or removed from this itinerary to suit your requirements.