With unique, breathtaking, breathtaking landscapes, between desert, ocean, savanna and mountain, Namibia is an ideal destination for lovers of infinite spaces. This program is loaded and has a lot of kilometres. Its advantage is to cover the country fully and to see all regions, from the most touristic to the remotest. Some areas require a 4 x 4. It is possible to add a day by this to make the program a little more elastic, bringing the stay to five weeks.
Day 1: Arrival in Windhoek
Day 2: Kalahari Desert, refuge of the Oryx Gazelle and the Meerkat
Day 3: Road to Fish River Canyon
Day 4: Visit Fish River Canyon
Day 5: En route to Aus, discovery of wild horses
Day 6: Direction Lüderitz, mirage city
Day 7: On the road to the Namib desert
Day 8: Sossusvlei red dunes
Day 9: The Atlantic coast, towards Walwis Bay
Day 10: Swakopmund or Walvis Bay, seaside resort
Day 11: Swakopmund or Walvis Bay, discovery of marine fauna
Day 12: Visit to the Cape Cross Reserve
Day 13: Damaraland, an essential stopover
Day 14: Visit of the archaeological site of Twyfelfontein
Day 15: Safari in the Damaraland: see the elephants in the desert
Day 16: Direction, capital of Kaokoland
Day 17: At the meeting of the Himba people
Day 18: Epupa Falls, the little Victoria Falls
Day 19: Epupa Falls, discovery and activities on the Kunene River
Day 20: En route to Etosha
Day 21: Etosha National Park, wildlife sanctuary
Day 22: Safari in Etosha National Park
Day 23: Safari in Etosha National Park
Day 24: Directorate Rundu, border town with Angola
Day 25: Caprivi band in Zambezi, near the Zambezi River
Day 26: Zambezi National Park and the spectacular Victoria Falls
Day 27: Mahango Nature Reserve
Day 28: Grootfontein, stop before Waterberg Park
Day 29: Waterberg National Park
Day 30: Return to Windhoek in the day
Arrival formalities, car rental, last reservation and purchase of equipment if necessary.
Departure in the morning to the Kalahari, arrival in the early afternoon. Walk or drive to discover the beauty of the red dunes. Animals circulate freely, you can observe herds of antelopes (springboks, oryx), or wildebeests, as well as a crowd of meerkats, a species close to mongooses, typical of the Namibian deserts.
Continue south with a stop at Quivertree Forest and Giant's Playground, not far from Keetmanshoop and arrive at Fish River Canyon at the end of the day.
Visit the largest African canyon and the second largest canyon in the world since Hobas.
En route to Aus and discovery of wild horses, the only of the African continent.
Direction Lüderitz to spend a day there: on the program, boat trip, discovery of Diaz Point and the ghost town of Kolmanskop.
A long day of road towards Namib Naukluft park.
Rise at dawn for the ascent of red dunes in Sossusvlei, photo stop at Dead Vlei and visit the canyon of Sesriem.
On the way to the coast and Swakopmund or Walvis Bay. Afternoon shopping and relaxation in the city of Swakopmund, dinner at the restaurant and sunset on the sea.
Plan your activities according to your interests: visit Sandwich Harbour, where the dunes flow into the ocean, sandboarding, quad biking, paragliding, 4x4 in the dunes, visit the city centre, the offer is vast. Book a time for shopping and, in the evening, sit down at one of the many restaurants, a rare opportunity in Namibia.
Pelicans, sea lions and dolphins are numerous in the region. A boat trip from Walvis Bay will allow you to observe them up close.
120 kilometres from Swakopmund, thousands of fur seals live in the Cape Cross Reserve. Smelly, impressive and funny.
Head for Damaraland with a stop at Cape Cross on the way. Visit at the end of the day to the White Lady rock site at the foot of Brandberg Mountain.
Direction Twyfelfontein and visit of the archaeological site and the various geological formations in the vicinity.
Day in the Damaraland to hunt the rhinos or elephants of the desert (registration with its lodge or camping).
Road day by taking the C 35 asphalt road to arrive near Opuwo. Night in accommodation on the road.
The road to Opuwo is taken with a visit to a Himba village (organized by the Nacobta).
Heading for Epupa Falls, the last few kilometres are more difficult, but you can enjoy the beauty of the landscape and its wilderness.
The Epupa falls on the Kunene River mark the border with Angola. A whole host of activities are possible in the region: rafting, canoeing, crocodile watching, we won't get bored.
Resumption of the road with a stop between Ruacana and Oshakati for the night.
Direction Etosha arriving by the lowest entrance, the north entrance, or road to Namutoni.
Two full days, from sunrise to sunset, in the park, looking for the big four (lions, elephants, rhinos, leopards), alone or with a guide.
Direction, accommodation on the river side.
Arrival in the Zambezi region and stop in Mudumu, first crossing Bwabwata Park and overnight in the vicinity of Mudumu.
Full day in the national park, preferably organized by an agency because the roads are very bad. From there, it is possible to extend the stay to Victoria Falls or return to Windhoek to complete the tour of the country in 30 days.
Return by the B8 to Mahango. Boat trip along the river, fishing or visit to the park.
Overnight on site before heading back to Waterberg Park the next day.
Before making the last stop, visit the Hoba meteorite, then head for Waterberg National Park. On a plateau 50 km long and 16 km wide, 150 m above the plain, in addition to the still fascinating landscapes, you will be able to observe with a little luck many rare species (black hippotragues or black antelope, Roman antelopes, rhinos, leopards, cheetahs...). Hiking or game drive in the park.
Each Travel Idea is customizable according to your wishes