Namibia Tailor-made Self-drive Holiday

Drive Around Namibia on our Classic 15-day Holiday Visiting the Highlights of Namibia.

Namibia Tailor-made Self-drive Holiday

On this tour, you’ll see all the highlights of Namibia - from one of the largest deserts in the world to ship wrecks on the Skeleton coast.

Spot desert adapted animals in Damaraland and watch wildlife as they gather around waterholes in the harsh environment that they have had to adapt to. Hire a car and drive round the country, easily aided by your specially prepared driving directions and maps. 

UK – Windhoek
    DAY 01

    UK – Windhoek

    Windhoek

    Board your London Heathrow flight bound for Namibia, stopping in Johannesburg.
    Okonjima – home of Africat
      DAY 02

      Okonjima – home of Africat

      Windhoek

      On arrival into Windhoek you will be met by our local representatives, given a self-drive briefing and assisted through your car hire. You will then start your exciting journey driving up three hours North to Okonjima where you will spend your first night. Africat is home to rescued and rehabilitated Cheetahs and other big cats, so you may have some great photo opportunities. Accommodation Options

      Etosha National Park
        DAY 03

        Etosha National Park

        Etosha National Park

        Today you will make your way to Etosha, a further three and half hour drive. The scenery is vast and beautiful. Your day will end at the Onguma Private Game Reserve, where you will check-in for a two-night stay with dinner and breakfast included. Enjoy game drives on the private reserve with a guide (supplement), or choose to drive yourself around Etosha National Park in search of wildlife. Accommodation Options

        Etosha National Park
          DAY 04

          Etosha National Park

          Etosha National Park

          Today you will have the opportunity to do game drives either on the reserve with an Onguma guide, or go into the park with a picnic yourself. The lodge also offers Rhino Conservation drives and night drives on the private reserve. Accommodation Options

          Etosha National Park
            DAY 05

            Etosha National Park

            Etosha National Park

            Today you leave the eastern side of the park to go west. There are speed limits in place and you are likely to do this trip over two to three hours, depending on what you see along the way. Take a packed lunch with you and spend the day in the park. You will spend two nights at Ongava Lodge (dinner and breakfast included) in the South West of the Park.
            Ongava Private Game Reserve
              DAY 06

              Ongava Private Game Reserve

              Etosha National Park

              You will be amazed at how different the park looks from the one side to the other! Ongava also offers rhino trekking as well as game drives. A hide provides the perfect photo opportunities. The lodge has a swimming pool for in-between cooling down after the heat of the day.
              Damaraland
                DAY 07

                Damaraland

                Damaraland

                Head south today for your two-night stay in Damaraland at the majestic Mowani Mountain Camp, with dinner and breakfast included. Here you will find elephants that have adapted to survive in the desert’s harsh conditions. Mowani Mountain Camp has been especially designed to blend in with its surroundings. Accommodation Options

                Twyfelfontein
                  DAY 08

                  Twyfelfontein

                  Damaraland

                  Spend your time today watching the wildlife in the area. Other activities include a visit to the rock art at Twyfelfontein or a relaxing lounge by the pool. Nature walks are also possible on the lodge reserve. Accommodation Options

                  Swakopmund
                    DAY 09

                    Swakopmund

                    Swakopmund

                    Early departure today for the Skeleton Coast. En route you will have the opportunity to see the Organ Pipes, Petrified Forest and Brandberg Mountain. There are also shipwrecks that are visible from the road as you venture through the National Park. Your day ends here at the Cornerstone Guest House for two nights with breakfast included. Accommodation Options

                    Swakopmund
                      DAY 10

                      Swakopmund

                      Swakopmund

                      Today we suggest booking onto a cruise from Walvis Bay to see the Seal colony and taste some Namibian oysters and sparkling wine. You may be lucky enough to see some dolphins from the boat. This is also an adventure enthusiasts’ haven: you can quad bike, visit Sandwich Harbour on 4x4 vehicles, dune board and more! There are many activities available here. Accommodation Options

                      Sossusvlei Desert
                        DAY 11

                        Sossusvlei Desert

                        Sossusvlei

                        Today you will drive south to the desert and arrive at Little Kulala Lodge, where you will spend three nights with all meals and two daily safari activities included. Here you can arrange game drives in the nature reserve to see various desert species such as Oryx, Ostrich, Springbok and Black-backed jackal. Accommodation Options

                        Sossusvlei Desert
                          DAY 12

                          Sossusvlei Desert

                          Sossusvlei

                          Early morning to catch the sunrise over the bright red dunes. With a private entrance into the park, Little Kulala Lodge guests benefit from being able to visit the park at first light. Try a climb up one of the famous dunes - Big Daddy - followed by a visit to Deadvlei, home to the iconic picture of a dead acacia tree in white limestone surrounded by the desert. Accommodation Options

                          Sesriem Canyon
                            DAY 13

                            Sesriem Canyon

                            Sossusvlei

                            Today you can take a venture out to see the Sesriem Canyon which is nearby. This afternoon you can go on a nature drive in the reserve or choose take out the quad bikes for a bit of an adventure. The lodge also has a swimming pool, if you’d rather chill for the afternoon. Accommodation Options

                            Windhoek
                              DAY 14

                              Windhoek

                              Windhoek

                              After your morning activity you will check out and commence your long journey back to Windhoek. We would suggest an overnight in Windhoek to prepare for your departure the following day in the early afternoon. Overnight at the Olive Exclusive with breakfast included. Accommodation Options

                              Windhoek
                                DAY 15

                                Windhoek - UK


                                Mid-afternoon, you will make your way to the airport, drop off your hire car and check-in for your flight to Johannesburg and continue onwards to London Heathrow.
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