Namibia Self-Drive to Victoria Falls Tour – 21 Days

Windhoek – Sossusvlei – Swakopmund – Twyfelfontein – Etosha South – Etosha East – Otavi Mountain Region – Okavango River – Zambezi Region – Chobe River Front – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Bed & Breakfast
4×4 Air-Conditioned Vehicle Rental
Camping Equipment
All meals as indicated
Airport Transfers
Personal Visa Fees
International Airline Fees
Non-included Activities
Non-included Alcoholic Beverages
Items of personal nature
Gratuities & Tips

Route Map


Day by day

Departure/Return Location:
Hosea Kutako International Airport
DAY 1 - Arrival in Windhoek
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 to 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. Watch the sun set over the oldest desert in the world and witness the amazing colour changes over the towering dunes.
DAY 3 - Sossusvlei
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.
DAY 5 - Swakopmund
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 6 - Southern Damaraland
You will make your way to Southern Damaraland. This area offers some spectacular scenery and wildlife.
DAY 7 - Northern Damaraland
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 8 - Etosha National 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. There are many different waterholes where you can stop at for some excellent game viewing and photographic opportunities.
DAY 9 - Etosha National Park
Spend the day game-driving inside the park with the scheduled game drives offered from the lodge. Stopover at the different watering holes and observe the sometimes-large number of different animals quenching their thirst. If you are lucky, you get to see and snap a photo of the endangered white or black rhinoceros.
DAY 10 - Etosha National Park
Watch herds of springbok antelope, along with zebras, wild dogs, giraffes, elephants and lions, to name just a few. There are hundreds of different species of animals, not to mention birds and insects, that roam this part of Namibia.
DAY 11 - Etosha National Park
Etosha is home to four of the BIG 5 species. The buffalo is the only mammal not found in the park.
DAY 12 - Grootfontein Region
Today you will leave Etosha National Park heading north-east towards the Caprivi Strip.
DAY 13 - Grootfontein Region
A great area for a stop-over en-route from Etosha National Park.
DAY 14 - Western Caprivi Strip
Make your way to the Kavango Region after breakfast.
DAY 15 - Western Caprivi Strip
From here you can explore Popa Falls and the Bwabwata National Park.
DAY 16 - Eastern Caprivi Strip
You will head to the River Kwando set in the Eastern Caprivi Strip. The perfect base to explore Mudumu and Nkasa Rupara, formerly known as Mamili National Park. This area is rich in wildlife, expect to see Buffalo, Elephants, Crocodiles and many different species of Antelope. This area makes for amazing bird watching as there are more than 300 different bird species that live here.
DAY 17 - Chobe National Park
Today you will be crossing the border to Botswana and make your way to Chobe National Park. This area rich in bird and wildlife. Chances are good that you get to see large herds of elephants, drinking at the rivers’ edge.
DAY 18 - Chobe National Park
Head out and explore Chobe National Park at your leisure. Guided game drives are available and need to be pre-booked.
DAY 19 - Victoria Falls
Your rental vehicle will be collected from the lodge. A transfer to Victoria Falls or Kasane is arranged in order to avoid a complicated and pricey border crossing (with the vehicle).
DAY 20 - Victoria Falls
We can arrange for a variety of activities and excursion based on and around the falls; such as helicopter scenic flights, white water rafting, bungee jumping and elephant rides.
DAY 21 - Victoria Falls Airport or Kasane Airport
DAY 21 - Victoria Falls Airport or Kasane Airport

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