This itinerary is designed for those who have the time to really see the ins and outs of Namibia. On this trip will spend 4 weeks driving through the Naukluft Desert, Fish River Canyon, Klein Aus Vista, Namib Rand, Soussusvlei, Swakopmund, the Damaraland, The Kaokoland, Etosha National Park – the list goes on and on…
Low SeasonJanuary-June | November | December
From £4,290 per person based on two sharing a vehicle
From £3,370 per person based on four sharing a vehicle
High SeasonJuly | August | September | October
From £5,640 per person based on two sharing a vehicle
From £4,260 per person based on four sharing a vehicle
Namibia In Depth ITINERARY
DAY 1 Olive Grove, Windhoek
On day 1 you will arrive in Windhoek where you will be met by a member of our team and taken to the Olive Grove Guesthouse, where you will spend the first night of your trip. This lovely, little, friendly and very comfortable guest house has been decorated with a modern feel to it. The rooms are spacious with large bathrooms. Here you can relax in the garden, take a well earned dip in the pool, laze in the jacuzzi or maybe enjoy looking around Windhoek. Later this afternoon you will be taken to our base and introduced to your vehicle, plus briefed on the vehicle, its equipment, the driving conditions, route and safety issues.
DAY 2 Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch Campsite, East Mariental
Today you will head to Bagatelle Kalahari Game Ranch where you will stay in a chalet on their private 7,000 hectare reserve that is home to springbok, gemsbok, giraffe and eland.
DAY 3 Canyon Road House Campsite, Fish River Canyon
Take the long drive to the Fish River Canyon. Just north of the road to the Canyon is a small lodge called Canyon Roadhouse. The Roadhouse has fuel, a small shop, restaurant and bar, nearby is a small well appointed campsite with shaded camping areas and good showers and loos.
DAY 4 & 5 Eagles Nest, Klein Aus Vista, Aus
Today you have two a choice of routes, the longer but truly beautiful route is south to the Orange River. You will then arrive a lovely property in Klein Aus Vista (one of our favourite regions) called the Eagles Nest. From here you can visit the wild horses, do some trekking on the farm and visit Luderitz.
DAY 6 & 7 NamibRand Family Hideout Campsite
This morning you drive to NamibRand Hideout, which is a single private site on a farm in the heart of the NamibRand Nature Reserve. Surrounded by exceptional desert and natural beauty this is a fantastically private and peaceful campsite.
DAY 8 & 9 Sesriem Campsite, Sossuslvei
Today you continue south to Sesriem and the magnificent dunes of Sossusvlei.
DAY 10 & 11 Desert Breeze, Swakopmund
This morning you will be driving to the coastal town of Swakopmund. With palm-lined streets, seaside promenades and fine accommodation. This is also Namibia's activity centre, here you can do a range of activities from quad biking on sand dunes to scenic flights up the skeleton coast.
DAY 12 Spitzkoppe Campsite, Spitzkoppe
Today you will drive to Spitzkoppe, which we think is one of the most beautiful areas in Namibia, consisting of an imposing granite rock formation set in the plains. Here you can walk in the area and climb up to Bushman’s Paradise, a small basin tucked between the domes of rock, where you can view the rock paintings done by Bushman of the past and gaze at the amazing view.
DAY 13 Mowani Campsite, Damaraland
Head north into the heart of Damaraland where you will stay at the beautiful campsite that belongs to Mowani.
DAY 14 Sesfontein Campsite, Sesfontein
Today you start to make your way into Namibia's famous Kaokoland. Overnight at Sesfontein Campsite.
DAY 15 & 16 Purros Campsite, Kaokoland
Today you will head into the Kaokoland to stay at Purros Campsite. This beautiful campsite is the perfect place to interact with Namibia's Himba people.
DAY 17 Khowarib Campsite, Kaokoland
Today you continue through Kaokoland to Khowarib Lodge Campsite.
DAY 18 & 19 Etendeka Mountain Camp, Damaraland
This morning you drive down to Etendeka Mountain Camp which is set in the north of Damaraland. You will be expected there at approximately 15h00. Although it is a remote bush camp, rare sightings of giraffe, Hartmann’s mountain zebra, oryx, springbok and even desert elephant and black rhino can add an exciting bonus to your stay at certain times of year.
DAY 20 Olifantsrus Campsite, Etosha National Park
Today you will drive into West Etosha to stay at NWR’s newest campsite, located 60 km from Galton Gate.
DAY 21 Anderssons Camp, Etosha National Park
Game drive your way through Etosha today as you head for the central point. Situated just outside Etosha’s Andersson’s Gate, Andersson’s Camp is surrounded by plains teeming with wildlife.
DAY 22 & 23 Onguma Campsite, East Etosha
Enjoy the day exploring Etosha National Park before reaching Onguma Campsite - our favourite Etosha Campsite.
DAY 24 & 25 Okonjima Campsite, Omboroko
Today you will then set off to the Okonjima Reserve, home to the AfriCat Foundation.
DAY 26 Olive Grove, Windhoek
Today you will return to the Olive Grove for your debrief and final night's stay in Africa. We will then drop you off at the airport the following day in good time for your international flight.
DAY 27 Depart Windhoek
This morning you will be collected from your guesthouse and transferred to Windhoek airport for your flight home.
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