Dream Destinations Southern Africa

Namibia 11 days

Suggested itinerary day overview

Southern Africa Namibia
Day 1: Windhoek  

Upon arrival in the capital of Namibia will you receive your vehicle and spent the afternoon at leisure at your establishment for the night, you will also have time to explore the city and local markets, in the afternoon,

Day 2: Sesriem (330km) 6 h  

After breakfast is it time to get on the road. The drive will be a bit of both road conditions and you will be driving through some amazing scenery as you make your way towards the Namib desert. Tonight, will be your first night under the African stars. In the afternoon is the opportunity there to go and explore the Sesriem Canyon and have a sunset drink at the canyon before heading back to the overnight establishment.

Day 3: Swakopmund (350km) 6 h

Today you will have an early start from where you will do a 70 km drive in the Tsauchab River valley on your way to Sossusvlei. On your way is a great opportunity to have a coffee break at the world-famous Dune 45. When arriving at the end of the tar road will you be driving into the dune fields with your 4×4 for 5km to Sossuvlei and Deadvlei. You can spend some time exploring the area. Get back to your establishment for lunch from where you will be leaving towards the coastal town of Swakopmund. The small village of Solitaire is worth the stop for a coffee break and enjoy the famous apple crumble.

Day 4: Swakopmund

Today you can have a relaxing day and partake in some of the adventure activities on offer. You can also do a short drive to the lunar landscape and the Welwitschia plants.

Day 5:  Spitskoppen (280km) 4h

Another relaxing morning and time to the last bit sightseeing before you went of on to the salt road into the Skeleton coast. There are opportunities on the drive to see some of the shipwrecks which has fallen victim to the infamous Atlantic Ocean. The next stop is the seal colony at Cape Cross in the Skelton National Park, you will have the opportunity too see up to a 120 000 Cape Fur Seals in small area, and if lucky a Black backed Jackal might come around looking form meal. After the seals will you continue to Spitskoppe which is massive granite builders towering above the Namib dessert. Wild camping will be on the menu tonight.

Day 6: Khorixas (340km) 5h

Today you will be heading further North and will be able to stop at the small mining town of Uis and go and go and the visit the infamous White Lady Painting in the Brandberg. From there continue North and have a stop over at rock engravings in Twyfelfontein. From Twyfelfontein will you be driving towards the small town of Khorixas. There will be an opportunity to go and see the petrified forest which is close bye.

Day 7: Etosha National Park (250km) 4h

Continue the journey North and have a coffee stop in the small town of Outjo. 100km out of Outjo will you be entering Etosha National Park where you be spending two nights. Etosha National Park is world wide renown for the diversity in Fauna and Flora and the waterholes which can be viewed from the luxury of the camps.

Day 8: Etosha National Park

After breakfast will you make your way towards another camp and spent the day doing game drives.

Day 9: Waterberg National Park (330km) 4h

You will be leaving Etosha National Park and will have the opportunity to visit some historic sights on your way to the Waterberg National Park.

Day 10: Waterberg National Park

A nice and relaxing day where you can do a walk to the top of the Waterberg Plato and experience a view which will take your breath away. There is also an opportunity to do a game drive with an operator in an open game drive vehicle. the German grave yard off the fallen German soldiers during the Herero wars are also a must to visit.

Day 11: Windhoek (280km) 3h

Today you will be heading back to Windhoek where you will be handing the vehicle over, do some last souvenir shopping before heading home
Southern Africa Namibia

Adjustable comfort levels for this itinerary

1. Comfort

You will be staying in lodges between 3- and 4-star grading except in the National Parks where accommodation will be in the Camp chalets.

2. Comfort and camping

You will be staying in lodges between 3- and 4-star grading and will be spending some nights in a campsite where you will be sleeping in a roof top tent on top of the vehicle.

3. Camping

You will be staying in public campsite and be sleeping in a roof top tent.