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- Hot Air Balloon
- Wildlife Watching
- Sand Boarding
- Rental Car
- Car with driver
Main travel focus
19-Day Namibia Southern Loop
- Enjoy oysters and champagne on a dolphin and seal-spotting catamaran cruise
- Family-friendly trip with comfortable accommodations
- Explore Etosha National Park in the comfort of your own vehicle
- Travel at your own pace with your private rental car
Welcome to this amazing and comprehensive 19-Day Namibia Loop.
During this self-drive adventure you will visit the Fish River Canyon, the red sand dunes of Sossusvlei, the coastal town of Swakopmund, Twyfelfontein, Etosha National Park, and Waterberg before you head back to Windhoek.
This complete Namibia itinerary offers an unforgettable experience in one of Africa's most breathtaking countries!
- 18x nights accommodation in a double/twin room
- 18x breakfast + 3x dinner
- Airport transfers on arrival and departure
- "Meet & Greet" on arrival including personalized trip folder with accommodation vouchers and road map
- 4x4 car rental including unlimited mileage, unlimited drivers, and standard insurance
- International flight
- Entrance fees to national parks and museums
- Travel and cancellation insurance
- Insurance excess reduction
Example Trip to customize
Welcome to Namibia!
Welcome to captivating Namibia!
Once you have arrived in Windhoek, a shuttle will take you to the car rental company to collect your car.
You can then drive to your accommodation to check in.
It is up to you whether you prefer to relax at your accommodation or explore the city and do some shopping.
You may want to go on a Windhoek city tour or Katutura bicycle tour.
Drive to Lake Oanob Resort
Drive to Rehoboth in Central Namibia and stay at the unique Lake Oanob Resort.
Relax by the pool or go on a game drive, there are several activities on offer here!
There is also a day spa available for some pampering.
Enjoy a Sundowner Drive in Mariental
Continue your adventure south today until you reach Mariental, near Hardap Dam. This is Namibia's biggest lake.
Enjoy a sundowner drive and spend the evening in this tranquil setting at your leisure!
Hike the Fish River Canyon
Your next stop is the striking Fish River Canyon, the world's second largest canyon and Namibia's second most visited attraction.
This ancient geological wonder is great for hiking and boasts many impressive viewpoints and trails.
Spend the next two days hiking around the massive canyon and enjoy the serene and pristine atmosphere.
Continue Exploring the Unique Landscape at the Fish River Canyon
Spend one more day hiking the otherworldly Fish River Canyon.
Enjoy sand, boulders, and river crossings, as well as absolutely stunning vistas!
Visit Luderitz and Kolmanskop
It's time to continue your loop by driving to Luderitz & Kolmanskop.
The port town of Luderitz makes for a fascinating stop. Boasting charming colonial architecture and Art Nouveau details, it lies near the ghost towns of the diamond boom, preserved by the sands of the desert on one of Africa's harshest coastlines.
Spend some time discovering this mysterious place, before heading out to the ghost town of Kolmanskop.
Kolmanskop seems like it's being swallowed by the desert. Tour the abandoned houses and feel the nostalgia of past diamond splendor.
Explore the Stunning Dunes at Sossusvlei
It's time to drive up north to one of the most extraordinary environments you'll ever see: Sossusvlei.
If you came to Namibia because you saw pictures of huge red dunes, this is the place!
Located in the Namib Naukluft National Park, Sossusvlei is a white clay pan with some of the highest dunes in the world.
There are lots of accessible attractions in the area, like Dune 45 and Deadvlei.
This is also a fabulous destination for hot-air ballooning!
Stay in your Sesriem accommodation.
Keep Exploring the Sesriem Region
Continue exploring the surreal nature around Sesriem. You might want to visit the Sesriem Canyon or enjoy the dunes and the beautiful landscape further!
Travel to Fun Swakopmund
Continue your journey by driving up a bit north to the beach resort of Swakopmund.
Swakopmund is a great example of German colonial architecture and it offers endless activities for you to engage in, such as quad biking, sand-boarding and sky-diving,
Spend the day at your leisure choosing the activities that appeal to you.
Keep Enjoying Swakopmund
Spend one more day in Swakopmund exploring the surroundings and enjoying the wide array of activities on offer.
You may choose to go on a catamaran cruise or kayaking. If you are more into the desert you can go on the interesting living desert tour, or you can even opt to take a scenic flight over this spectacular terrain.
Visit the Rock Art at Twyfelfontein
Continue north to historical Twyfelfontein. Here you will encounter ancient rock engravings in the beautiful Huab Valley.
Visit the rock art and take some time to admire these peculiar surroundings.
Go to the Impressive Etosha National Park
Continue driving until you reach the world-renowned and greatest wildlife sanctuary in Namibia, Etosha National Park.
Spend the rest of the day on a game drive.
Admire the abundant wildlife gathering at waterholes!
Continue Exploring Etosha National Park
Continue exploring the Etosha National Park on a full-day game drive. Keep your eyes out for elephants, lions, giraffes, and more!
Keep Discovering the Etosha Pan
Continue your exploration of the huge Etosha Pan in search of nature's amazing scenery and magnificent wild creatures. All the driving is done by yourself.
Spend the whole day on game drives.
Spend One Last Day in Etosha
Spend one last day surrounded by the incredible bio-diversity of Etosha.
Explore East Etosha and enjoy all the game sightings on your self-drive safari.
Make Your Way to Waterberg Plateau National Park
Move forward towards the Waterberg Plateau National Park, situated high above the plains of the Kalahari.
The park is home to over 200 bird species and some rare species of antelope.
Go on a Plateau Hike for some surreal vistas. Then, come back for a sundowner drive and admire one of the most stunning sunsets in the world.
Enjoy a Rhino Drive in the Waterberg Plateau
Spend one more day in the Waterberg Plateau.
Go on an exciting drive in search of rhinos.
Later on, set out on a game-tracking excursion on foot.
Return to Windhoek and do Some Last-Minute Shopping
Return to Windhoek, slowly wrapping up this unforgettable journey.
Visit the craft markets for some souvenirs and spend the day at your leisure.