Enjoy the 16-Day Self-Drive Namibia Package!
Namibia is one of the most charming destinations to visit in Southern Africa. The country has a bit of everything, from fascinating wildlife and diverse landscapes to friendly and welcoming locals. Above all, as one of the least-densely-populated countries in the world, Namibia is the perfect place to view some of Africa’s best wildlife. The country is excellent for an independent tour because it is easy to navigate and English is the official language, eliminating the language barrier between the traveller and locals. Certainly, Namibia is the perfect getaway for those who have not yet explored Africa. Touring Namibia is truly a pleasure and can be enjoyed as part of the 16-Day Self-Drive Namibia Package. Your journey starts and ends in Windhoek, at the excellent Olive Grove Guest House.
*Please note this itinerary is customisable to suit your travel needs
16-Day Self-Drive Namibia
16-Day Self-Drive Namibia Package Inclusions & Exclusions
Olive Grove Guesthouse:
Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge – Trans Kalahari Walk 2 Night Package included:
Sossusvlei Desert Lodge:
Erongo Wilderness Lodge:
|Etendeka Mountain Camp:
– Road transfers to and from the parking area at Palmwag Lodge or local airstrips, Accommodation, Three meals daily, Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, Teas and coffees, Refreshments on game drives, Scheduled safari activities( Sundowner walks, Guided Nature, Afternoon Scenic & Game, Star Gazing) ,VAT and Namibia Government Tourism Levy.
Onguma Tented Camp:
– Accommodation, Breakfast, Lunch, High Tea, Dinner (4 Courses), Beverages (Bar & Mini-Bar) includes Beers, Local Spirits, Soft Drinks, Water and House Wines), Etosha morning Game Drive, Onguma Sundowner Drive (on Onguma Private Reserve), VAT, Hai/om Levy and NTB Tourism Levy.
Flights, Transfers, Activities not mentioned, Meals not mentioned, Beverages not mentioned, Travel insurance, Medical Insurance, Anything not mentioned, and All items of a personal Nature.
Day 1 Windhoek – Olive Grove Guest House:
1 night – B&B – 1x Double Room
Set close to the Windhoek city centre, Olive Grove is a stylish and welcoming accommodation. The intimate guest house comprises of 11 en-suite rooms that are spacious and simply designed, with a distinct Moroccan theme. Rooms have a large veranda, where guests can relax and enjoy a cool Namibian breeze. Set up in each room is a tea and coffee station. Facilities offered by the guest house include a plunge pool, a tranquil garden and a Wellness Centre.
Day 2-4 Mariental – Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge:
Driving time from Windhoek = 2.5 hours
3 nights – B&B – 1x Double Room
Set on a private nature reserve in the small city of Mariental is The Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge. The nature reserve comprises of two of the most famed deserts in Namibia – the Kalahari Desert and the Great Karoo. The 12 rooms are thatched with exterior canvas walls, a small teak patio as well as endless views across the desert land. Enthralling activities such as a Trans Kalahari Walk, hikes, mountain biking, game drives and sundowner drives, where fascinating wildlife is sure to be spotted, are all offered at Kalahari Red Dunes Lodge.
Day 5-8 NamibRand Nature Reserve – &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge:
Driving time from Mariental = 3 hours
2 nights – B&B, Dinner – 1x Double Room
Set in the renowned Namib Desert, &Beyond Sossusvlei is a wonderful escape into the heart of Namibia. The 10 villas are stone-and-glass, made to blend in seamlessly with the natural surrounds as well as provide stunning views of tall sand dunes and rocky outcrops. The decor is simplistic, yet lavish, wrapped in an atmosphere of romance. The climate-controlled villas include a private veranda, a glass enclosed en-suite with an outdoor shower, and a custom stocked mini-bar. Guests will also enjoy the finest meals by soft lantern light with the option of choosing their wine from an extensive walk-in wine cellar.
Day 9 Erongo Mountains – Erongo Wilderness Lodge:
Driving time from NamibRand Reserve = 7 hours
1 night – B&B, Dinner – 1x Family Luxury Tent
Surrounded by the Erongo Mountains, offering a unique getaway where the desert and mountains meet the vast bushveld, is the stunning Erongo Wilderness Lodge. Raised above the ground on wooden stilts, the chalets come with shaded decks, from where guests can enjoy the beautiful views. Travellers will enjoy a wonderful dinner while looking out at the mountains, as well as a scrumptious breakfast in the morning. The luxury tents are spacious, and fully equipped providing guests with the perfect place to relax and recuperate before heading off to the next leg of the journey.
Day 10-11 Palmwag – Etendeka Mountain Camp
Driving time from Erongo Mountains = 4.5 hours
2 nights – Fully inclusive, Drinks (Local) – 1x Double Tent
Set on the foot of the Grootberg Massif is the Etendeka Mountain Camp, a beautiful getaway. This eco-friendly camp is made up of 10 shaded Meru-styled tents that are well appointed.. Because the camp is committed to conservation, solar power is used throughout, and meals are prepared on a fire, with dining taking place under the African stars. Activities available to guests include game viewing on the un-fenced reserve, ensuring an authentic experience close to nature. Exploring the area on foot is popular, allowing guests to feel the thrill of the wild African bush during a nature walk.
Day 12-14 Onguma Game Reserve – Onguma Tented Camp
Driving time from Etendeka Mountain Camp = 6.5 hours
3 nights – Fully inclusive, Drinks (Local) – 1x Double Room
Onguma Tented Camp is the ultimate safari adventure and the perfect end to your Namibian tour. Onguma translates to “Place You Don’t Want to Leave” and this rings true for the camp. Offering guests stylish and comfortable safari accommodation in the heart of the Onguma Game Reserve, the camp is one of the highlights of your journey. Excellent viewing opportunities, as well as thrilling safari activities is a result of a waterhole nearby, attracting scores of animals. Also, travellers will enjoy a range of safari activities including game drives and bush walks. Regrettably, no children under 12 allowed.
Day 15 Windhoek – Olive Grove Guest House:
Finally, your self-drive Namibian getaway ends at the very place it started – Olive Grove Guest House in Windhoek. Here, guests are able to unwind and get a good night’s rest before departing for home the next day.
Day 16 Departure:
Guests will depart on this day.