Magical Namibia road trip
- Round trip
- 16 nights
- per person
- based on 2 persons
Explore the best of Namibia. Incl. breakfast, sunset game drive, rental car & return flights!
Ancient desert landscapes, mesmerising nature and home to the epic Big 5 - welcome to Namibia. On this bucket-list African road trip, experience all that Namibia has to offer, from the modern capital city of Windhoek to the famous national parks of Etosha and Nauklift in the Namib Desert. Pick up your rental car at the airport and enjoy the freedom of the open road, discovering the unique treasures of the country at your own pace along the way. Stay in unique lodges and hotels from the Etosha National Park to the coastal town of Swakopmund, enjoy an included sunset safari drive in Sossusvlei and get ready for a road trip you'll never forget!
- 14 nights in Namibia
- Half board (days 3-4 and days 8-9)
- Sunset safari (day 9)
- Rental car
- Super Cover car insurance without excess
- Return flight from Edinburgh, London Gatwick, Manchester to Windhoek
- Please note that there may be an additional night(s) in transit due to flight schedules.
Day 1: Windhoek
Welcome to Africa! Upon arrival at Windhoek airport, you will collect your rental car and hit the road to your first stop in Namibia's capital city. Enjoy the warm winds and scenic landscapes on the 50 kilometre journey from the airport, and settle into four-star country-club luxury after a …
Day 2: Kunene Region
Take it easy on day 2 and head out to explore the pristine streets of Windhoek, the country's modern economic and political centre. Book a guided excursion and head to Independence Avenue, St. Mary's Cathedral and Christ Church to gain an insight into Namibia's colonial history. Grab…
Day 3-4: Etosha National Park
After breakfast, get on the road for your first taste of African safari adventure. Your destination of the day is the most important nature reserve in Namibia on the northwestern edge of the Kalahari Basin: the Etosha National Park. Pack a picnic and make a memorable road trip of the 325-kilomet…
Day 5: Damaraland
After immersing yourself in the magnificent settings of the Etosha National Park, on day 5 you will make your way to Damaraland in the Kunene Region for more exceptional experiences in Namibia's wild. Take the full day to travel the 320-kilometre journey, and make a detour to the Petrified F…
Day 6-7: Swakopmund
Get up early and hit the road after breakfast for one of the longest stints on your Namibian road trip adventure. Today you'll be driving 460 kilometres to Swakopmund, a large coastal city and Namibia's most popular holiday resort. Make a few pit stops on the way - the Spitzkoppe mountai…
Day 8-9: Naukluft National Park
Located 285 kilometres away, your next destination is the largest wildlife park in Namibia: the Namib-Naukluft National Park in the Sossusvlei region. Though many sections of this vast park are largely inaccessible, there is still plenty of opportunities to spot the incredible wildlife that domi…
Day 10: Luderitz
On day 10 you will embark on the longest leg of your Namibian road trip, driving 540 kilometres to the port city of Lüderitz. Check in to your comfortable hotel after a day's drive, and take a stroll around the colonial and Art Nouveau buildings that make this city so unique. Well recommende…
Day 11-12: Fish River Canyon
On day 11 you will depart Lüderitz and drive 385 kilometres to another spectacular Namibian sight: the Fish River Canyon, the second largest canyon in the world after the Grand Canyon. Check in to your private chalet in the Gondwana Canyon Park nature reserve, and get ready to immerse yourself i…
Day 13: Mariental
Today you will spend your last day in the unforgettable nature of Namibia. You'll depart Fish River Canyon and make your way 395 kilometres to the Hardap National Park near Mariental. Check in to your traditionally furnished African lodge and enjoy a peaceful evening taking in the incredible…
Day 14: Windhoek
Today you drive back north to the capital city of Windhoek for your final night in Namibia. Make the most of the 275 kilometre route and explore some of the country's best sights - the Hardap Dam near Mariental is the largest dam in the country and a great stop en route! Upon arrival at your…
• Sunset safari (day 9) •
On day 9 you will enjoy a memorable included excursion in Sossusvlei. Watch wild animals such as the oryx, the springbok or the ostrich on this fantastic sunset safari drive, and end a magical day at the famous Marble Mountain to enjoy the sunset in all its glory. The wide plains are beautiful and typical of this region of Namibia - enjoy this very special evening mood and a drink or more before you return to the lodge. You can find out the exact departure time at the lodge.
Optional excursions are available to make your trip even more spectacular. All excursions can be booked and paid for during the booking process. You will receive all practical information before departure.
• Windhoek city tour (day 2) •
Duration: 3 hours
Including: entrance fees and English-speaking guide. From the parliament gardens to Lover's Hill, from the old fort to the Ink Palace, Windhoek offers numerous attractions. On this tour you will experience the Namibian culture in a wide variety. Enjoy the view of the city from Lover's Hill and immerse yourself in the cultural diversity and traditions of Namibia in Katutura.
• Dolphin cruise in Walvisbay (day 8) •
Duration: 3.5 hours
Including: champagne, fresh oysters and other snacks and English speaking guide. Please note that Walvisbay is approximately 40 kilometres from Swakopmund, an approximate 35 minute drive.
- Fuel, parking and toll fees
- Rental car credit card deposit
- Tourist tax (to be paid locally)
- Tips for drivers/guides
If you book this deal before 42 days of your departure, you can choose to pay in parts. The deposit will be 50% of the deal’s price plus the booking fee and travel and/or cancellation insurance (when applicable). You will find the payment amounts and deadlines to pay every installment at the last step of the booking process.
Your booking is a direct contract between you and Secret Escapes Ltd. for the provision of your package. Secret Escapes acts as a tour operator responsible, and is therefore liable for the proper execution of the agreement. The Secret Escapes Terms and Conditions (A) apply to this booking. The Secret Escapes Cancellation Terms and Conditions apply to this booking.
Please note that the flights included in this offer are subject to live availability and price, and can change during your booking process. When this is the case, we will always notify during the booking process.
Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there may be additional entry requirements in effect at your destination, which are subject to change at short notice. Please familiarise yourself with the latest requirements before departure via your government's foreign advice service.
Your rental car is a 2 x 4 Hyundai Creta SUV - 1.6L (manual transmission). The main driver must be at least 18 years old and hold a valid driver's license. The main driver must have a credit card in their own name with a sufficient credit limit for the deposit. You will pick and up and drop off the rental car at the airport. Travellers should allow enough time to drive to the airport and return the rental car before the return flight.
An excess risk applies in the event of theft or damage. A credit card deposit is required upon arrival. Comprehensive insurance, non-life insurance, liability insurance, theft insurance and cover for glass, tires, floor and roof damage is included. You will receive all rental car information along with your travel documents.
Maximum 3 persons per room.
The single supplement is based on travel dates and duration of travel. You will see the final price in the booking process.
On the basis of two full-paying adults, a discount for children may be offered dependent on the chosen travel dates and length of stay. You will see the applicable discount in the final booking process. Please note: children up to 12 months old receive a discount on the plane ticket, but will not receive a seat or baggage allowance.
Unfortunately, cots are not available throughout this trip.
Unfortunately, this trip is not wheelchair accessible.
Your passport must be valid for six months upon arrival in Namibia, with at least one blank page. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website or the relevant embassy.
British citizens do not need a visa to travel in Namibia for up to 90 days. Always check the immigration stamp in your passport before leaving the immigration desk in Namibia to ensure the correct dates have been inputted. For up-to-date information, visit the official gov.uk website or the relevant embassy.
All travellers should be up to date with primary courses and boosters. Vaccinations usually recommended for travel to Indonesia include Diphtheria; Hepatitis A; Tetanus. Consult your doctor or the NHS travel advice website for more information.
Pets are not permitted on this trip due to international plane travel.
Please note that flights may be subject to change, delay or postponement by the provider and that flight times are provisional. Don't forget to check the actual flight times before departure on the website of the airline or the airport to avoid inconvenient surprises.
You will receive all documents relevant to your trip, 5 days prior to departure at the latest.
|Travelling with children||
In addition to valid passports, when travelling with children under the age of 18, parents or guardians should also carry the original or certified copy of the child's unabridged birth certificate.
The official currency of Namibia is the Namibian dollar (NAD). The South African rand (ZAR) is also commonly used.
In some circumstances, the hotel specified in the itinerary may not be available. In this case, you will be transferred to a comparable hotel in the vicinity. You will receive details of your definitive accommodation five days before departure.
Please note that the quality standards of hotels, facilities, transportation and roads may differ from Europe.
The specified itinerary is subject to change in the event of unforeseen circumstances.