Embark on an exhilarating 10-day Namibia self-drive expedition through the breathtaking landscapes of Namibia, where every moment promises a thrilling adventure. Brace yourself for a remarkable journey as you delve into the heart of the Namib Desert, where the mesmerizing hues of the rolling sand dunes dance before your eyes, a spectacle best witnessed from the enchanting heights of a hot air balloon.
Prepare to push your boundaries further as you traverse the rugged Atlantic coastline, where adrenaline rushes through your veins as you dare to leap out of a plane, defying gravity and embracing the exhilaration of freefall. This action-packed expedition is tailored to ignite your spirit of exploration.
Unveil the mysteries of the Damaraland, where the elusive desert elephants roam freely, their majestic presence revealing the secrets of the untamed wilderness. As you track these magnificent creatures, your senses will be heightened, and your connection with nature will deepen, leaving an indelible mark on your soul.
But the adventure doesn’t end there. Prepare for a wildlife extravaganza as you venture into the captivating realm of Etosha National Park, where the thrill of game-viewing reaches new heights. Armed with your trusty binoculars, immerse yourself in the wonders of the wild, as you witness nature’s grand spectacle unfold before your very eyes.
Join us on this expedition, where each moment holds the promise of awe-inspiring encounters and unforgettable memories. Namibia awaits, ready to ignite your wanderlust and leave you forever changed.
You have arrived at Hosea Kutako International Airport for your Namibian Self-Drive Adventure. Your transfer shuttle will be waiting for you. Should time permit we can arrange for a Windhoek City and Township Tour. Alternatively you can spend the rest of the day at leisure, relaxing by the hotel pool and recovering from your flight.
DAY 2 - Sossusvlei
Enjoy a scenic drive from Windhoek to Sesriem. This route will offer plenty of photographic opportunities make sure you have your camera batteries charged. You will be spending two nights in the Namib Desert, so there will be plenty of time to explore the surrounding area by your-self or with pre-booked guided excursions.
DAY 3 - Sossusvlei
Watch the sun set over the oldest desert in the world and witness the amazing colour changes over the towering dunes. This area offers a great variety of campsites and lodges. There are also plenty of interesting excursions and activities available.
DAY 4 - Swakopmund
Today you will head to the small sleepy town of Swakopmund. Rich in German architecture and history, this town offers a range of activities and excursions. From romantic catamaran dolphin cruises to adrenaline-filled dune boarding and quad biking, there is something to do for everyone. Try Tandem Sky Diving or join a full day exploring the Sandwich Harbour and surrounding areas. Visit the Cape Cross Seal Colony or explore Swakopmund on foot. We also recommend visiting the Karakul Weavers, with plenty of souvenir shops to choose from too.
DAY 5 - Southern Damaraland
You will make your way to Southern Damaraland. This area offers some spectacular scenery and wildlife.
DAY 6 - Northern Damarland
Boasting with stunning landscapes and wildlife, you can explore the Grootberg Plateau, with most of the lodges in the area offering guided excursion and activities.
DAY 7 - Etosha National Park (Inside or Outside the park)
You will head north towards Etosha National Park, home to four out of the big five (Elephant, Rhino, Leopard & Lion). The park itself is well laid out so it will be pretty easy to navigate.
DAY 8 - Etosha National Park (Inside or Outside the park)
Ndlovu Camp is main camp in Hlane Royal National Park, home to the restaurant, curio shop and activity centre. The camp is off the grid, powered by solar, gas or fire, transforming into a fairyland of lanterns and candlelight at night. Torches are highly recommended.
DAY 9 - Waterberg Region
The Waterberg Plateau is a conservancy area located between Etosha National Park and Windhoek. A popular hiking destination that offers stunning scenery and wildlife as well as an array of birdlife.
DAY 10 - Return to Windhoek
Your adventure ends today. Head back to the capital and return your rental vehicle no later than 16H00. After the vehicle has been check-in, you will be transferred to the airport for your onward journey.