This amazing tour of the highlights of Namibia incorporates wildlife and beautiful scenic landscapes through the Kalahari desert , the Skeleton Coast, Damaraland and Etosha National Park. This self drive tour of this outstanding country is a road trip like no other.

 

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The first stop of your Namibian journey will be the Kalahari desert. Situated in south central Namibia, fringing the Kalahari Desert, the city of Mariental which is located close to magnificent Hardap Dam, which is the largest reservoir in Namibia. The Hardap area is fertile with farmlands covered in citrus, melons, lucerne, wine and maize, and dotted with ostrich farms. The dam offers an array of watersports, scenic walks, and abundant wildlife in the nature reserve set on its western bank where you can spot rhinos, antelope, springboks and a variety of bird species. You will be spending 1 night  here and can enjoy a nature drive , or a walk with the San bushmen or stargazing.

You will travel through to the oldest desert the Namib is famous for the highest sand dunes in the world and Sossusvlei. You will be staying 2 nights in an old farmhouse. You can see private farms occupying the northern reaches and to the south the range falls within the spectacular Namib-Naukluft National Park. Rising steeply from the vast plains of Central Namibia, the rugged landscape holds a fascinating history, interesting geology and a boasts a variety of deep gorges, caves, small streams and beautiful waterfalls. These mountains support an array of wildlife such as leopards, mountain zebras and various antelope species and almost 200 species of bird. Popular activities include: game viewing, hiking, bird watching, camping and swimming in the spectacular rock pools at the Kudusrus campsite.

Set along Namibia’s spectacularly scenic coast, the seaside town of Swakopmund is known for its wide-open avenues, colonial architecture and mix of German and Namibian influences. You will be staying 2 nights in the Swakopmund area.

Optional Activities:

  • Quad Biking
  • Horse Riding
  • Paragliding
  • Fishing
  • Desert Tours

This vast desert landscape is known as one of the most beautiful regions in Namibia. Huge, untamed and ruggedly beautiful, Damaraland is an exceptionally scenic landscape featuring open plains, ancient valleys and spectacular rock formations. The major attractions are the sacred Spitzkoppe, the Brandberg, Twyfelfontein, Vingerklip and the otherworldly Petrified Forest. During your 1 night stay you can catch a glimpse of the rare desert-adapted elephant, and enjoy spectacular stargazing in crystal-clear night skies from one of the many safari camps.

Optional Activities:

  • Nature walks
  • Visiting the local communities
  • ancient rock art

Located just south of the boundary of Etosha National Park in northwestern Namibia, Etosha South makes up the southern region of this wild paradise. Ogava Private Game Reserve shares the southern boundary with Etosha National Park. You can take in the picturesque landscapes and wildlife during your 1 night stay. The national park can be accessed via the southern entrance at Andersson’s Gate and you can catch a glimpse of a variety of wildlife such as lions, elephants as well as white and black rhinos.

Optional Activities: 

  • Game Drives
  • Tracking Rhinos On Foot
  • Guided Nature Walks

Located in the middle of Etosha National Park and the city of Windhoek, Okonjima Nature Reserve is a 22 000 hector nature reserve. On you 1 night stay you will enjoy a tour to learn about the San culture along the Bushmen trail.

Optional Activities:

  • Cat Tracking Guided Safaris
  • Leopard-spotting
  • Off-road night drives