Best of Namibia Self Drive 16 days and 15 nights
Day 1 Anib Lodge
Arrival at the Hosea Kutako International Airport, collect your rental vehicle and travel towards Windhoek, Namibia’s Capital. From Windhoek you will then travel on the B1 towards Mariental, passing Rehoboth. On you’re journey you will see the change of scenery from rolling hills to rolling Kalahari dunes.
Day 2 Anib Lodge – Canyon Lodge.
Enjoy a hearty breakfast and start your journey onwards towards the Fish River Canyon on the B1 towards Keetmanshoop. If time permits you are able to visit the Quivertree Forest and the Giants Playground. Continue further until you reach the Canon Lodge. Enjoy the tranquil atmosphere of this unique accommodation built amongst the rocks.
Day 3 Canyon Lodge
Enjoy the home-style meals offered by the Lodge. Here you have to chance to see the Fish River Canyon in all its glory. Enjoy the activities that are offered, for instance a Scenic Flight, Canyon Drive or Sundown Drive.
Day 4 Canyon Lodge – Klein Aus Vista
Early morning start with breakfast and then you continue your journey on the B4 towards Klein Aus Vista. Here you will have the opportunity to see the flora of this unique landscape. Here you can then go on a Sunset Drive and enjoy the scenery while the sun sets.
Day 5 Klein Aus Vista – Nest Hotel
After booking out, you travel onwards to Lüderitz the quaint little town with German atmosphere. Here you are able to enjoy seafood platters and explore the Lüderitz Peninsula. Visit the Kolmans Kop ghost town or the Diaz Point.
Day 6 Nest Hotel – Namtib Biosphere
Early morning wake up. See if you want to go on a boat trip and explore the coastal town from another angle. Travel onwards to the Namtib Lodge & Biosphere, situated in the Tiras Mountains. The fascinating landscape of the farm offers an abundance of breathtaking views and hosts a wealth of fauna and flora.
Day 7 Namtib Biosphere – Sossusvlei Lodge Lodge
Travel on the D707 towards Sesriem, enjoying the scenery of the Tiras Mountains and Namib Rand. The lodge has a spacious restaurant sheltering guests again the harsh desert climate. A highlight at the lodge is our wellness centre which is specialized in massage, pedicures, manicures, aroma massages, Thai massages and de-stress programmes. In the large courtyard guests can retreat at the swimming pool sheltered from the desert in a flourishing garden oasis.
Includes: Dinner and Breakfast
Day 8 Sossusvlei Lodge
Wake to the sounds of the Desert and enjoy an early morning breakfast. Nature drives are also offered on the Lodge. Visit Sesriem and enjoy the scenery that Namibia has to offer in this unspoilt wilderness. Enjoy a filling Dinner with the sounds of the night animals.
Includes: Dinner and Breakfast
Day 9 Sossusvlei Lodge – Hansa Hotel
Today you will travel through the Namib Desert, showing you the vastness and desolate part of Namibia. Here you will be aw-inspired by its beauty. You will then be met by the Atlantic Ocean, the coastal towns of Walvis Bay and Swakopmund. Feast on the German confectionaries that Swakopmund has to offer as well as stroll through the streets and be amazed by the architecture of old meets new.
Day 10 Hansa Hotel
Swakopmund has a lot to offer regarding activities, visit the Crystal Gallery, Aquarium and Museum. Here you are also given the opportunity to go on a scenic flight where you can then see the Skeleton Coast to the Namib through eagle eyes, an unforgettable experience. If you enjoy adrenalin then the Dune Buggies or Dune Boarding is the thing for you (your consultant will inform you of other activities that are offered).
Day 11 Hansa Hotel
Enjoy your last day in Swakopmund! Wake up early with a hearty breakfast. Take a day trip into the Namib Desert and discover its fragile Ecosystems, take a dolphin cruise or just shop for souvenirs. Or if you wish have a gentile day lounging around the numerous, coffee shops and restaurants.
Day 12 Twyfelfontein Lodge – Etosha (Dolomite Camp)
Enjoy the delectable breakfast that Hansa Hotel has to offer, then make your way onwards to Twyfelfontein / Khorixas area. Here you will have the possibility to travel different routes. Either along the coast, via Karibib, Omaruru and Khorixas or past the Brandberg to Xaragu. Visit the Organ Pipes, Petrified Forest and the White Lady.
Day 13 Etosha (Dolomite Camp) – Etosha (Okaukuejo)
Next morning after breakfast, travel onwards towards the Etosha National Park. When you have reached the Dolomite Camp, refresh at the pool with a cold beer or enjoy an Afternoon Game Drive.
Day 14 Etosha (Okaukuejo) – Villa Violet
Okaukuejo, located 17km from the southern entrance of the park, was the first, tourist camp to open in the Etosha. Okaukuejo is famous for its flood-lit waterhole, where visitors can observe at close quarters a spectacle of wildlife congregating and interacting. Go on Game Drives, pay a visit to the Museum or just relax at the swimming pool.
Day 15 Etosha – Villa Violet
Take a journey via Otjiwarongo and Okahandja to Windhoek, with continuous sight seeing available throughout your road trip. (+-391km)
Situated in the leafy suburb of Klein Windhoek, Villa Violet Bed & Breakfast offers a sparkling new, fresh and modern accommodation option when visiting the city centre. Here you can enjoy the sights of our capital city with the Germanic architecture mixed with rich cultural heritage.
Day 16 Windhoek – Depart
Price per person: N$ 21’425.88
Valid: 01.11.2016 – 31.10.2017
Price per person: N$ 22’404.16
Valid: 01.11.2017 – 31.10.2018
All accommodation as mentioned above.
All meals as indicated on the initial itinerary
15% VAT (Value Added Tax)
Namibian tourism levy of 2%
Car rental and the costs that is inclusive to thus.
All other meals not mentioned in initial Itinerary
Entrance fees of national parks.
Porterages and tips
Drinks and personal expenses