Namibian Highlights Self Drive 14 days and 13 nights
Day 1 Windhoek to Anib Lodge
Upon your arrival at Hosea Kutako, pick up your rental vehicle at the airport or in Windhoek and drive on the B1 towards Mariental+-188 km south, and over night at Kalahari Anib Lodge on a BB basis.
Day 2 Anib – Canyon Lodge
Continue further south towards Seehiem and the fish river canyon, to overnight at Canon Lodge. And enjoy an amassing sunset over Southern Africa’s deepest and longest canyon. (+- 324km)
Day 3 Canon Lodge
Enjoy a second day at the canon Lodge and use the time to visit the canyon on horse back or a gentile drive towards the self efficient center to try some cheese and other delectable treasures. Or take a short drive to the thermal baths of Ai-Ais that are situated in the Fish River Canyon. Gondwana too offers a day tour of the canyon itself if you would like to take a break from driving.
Day 4 Canon Lodge to Luderitz
Return to Seeheim and travel west on the B4 towards Aus. On the way visit the Kuibis Castle for a cup of coffee. Continue on the B4 toward Luderitz and visit the legendary Kolmanskop ghost town. Spend a night at the Nest Hotel. And enjoy a marvelous seafood Dinner whilst gauging the
Day 5 Nest Hotel – Namtib Desert Lodge
On your way towards Aus see the only herd of Wild horses in Africa, onward on the C14 to Helmeringhausen. Drive an unforgettable route entering the desolate Namib Desert via the C27. At Namtib Desert Lodge, you will be met with a fascinating landscape of mountains and valleys.
Day 6 Namtib Desert Lodge – Sossus Dune Lodge
Travel on the D707 towards Sesriem, enjoying the scenery of the Tiras Mountains and Namib Rand. The first lodge in the Namib-Naukluft Park, is the Sossus Dune Lodge. Sossus Dune Lodge will offer guests an evocative and life changing experience. Situated within the park, guests will benefit from being able to reach Sossusvlei before sunrise, and to stay until after sunset, and on their return after an exhilarating day, to relax in the tranquility and splendor of the Namib Desert, under the spectacular African Sky.
Day 7 Sossus Dune Lodge
Early morning wake up. Today you travel onwards towards Sesriem and the Sossusvlei, en-route visit the Duwiseb Castle and over the Tsaris Pass to Sossus Dune Lodge. Arrive at Sossus Dune Lodge refresh, relax and enjoy the most spectacular views of the Namib Desert in the distance. Go on a Sundowner drive and enjoy the vastness of the Dunes.
Day 8 Sossus Dune Lodge – Swakopmund (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 9 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, un 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 10 Hansa Hotel – Twyfelfontein Lodge
Enjoy the delectable breakfast that Hansa Hotel has to offer, and 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 11 Twyfelfontein Lodge – Etosha (Dolomite Camp)
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 12 Etosha (Dolomite Camp) – Etosha (Okaukuejo)
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 13 Etosha – Mushara Lodge
A short drive out of the Von Lindequist Gate of the Etosha Park, over night in an electric blend of African and modern luxury. Spend your last day of your tour lounging around the pool and reflect on your tour past.(+- 20km)
Day 14 Mushara – Windhoek
Take a journey via Otjiwarongo and Okahandja to Windhoek, with continuous sightseeing available throughout your road trip. Return your vehicle depending on your arrangements with the rental company at the Hosea Kutako airport or in the city. (+- 448km)
Price per person: N$ 18’180.60
Valid: 01.11.2016 – 31.10.2017
Price per person: N$ 19’762.78
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