Namibia 4x4 routes worth exploring in 2017

If you’re looking to explore Africa at your own pace, then a self-drive 4×4 holiday to Namibia should be right at the top of your travel wishlist in 2017.

Namibia offers excellent 4×4 routes that are also family-friendly, and it’s wide open space, towering sand dunes and friendly locals will keep you enthralled for your entire journey.

If you need some guidance on knowing which 4×4 trails to choose, here are five Namibia 4×4 routes worth exploring in 2017.

Explore northern Namibia

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Estimated duration: 14 days.

In this Namibia 4×4 safari, you’ll travel through Kaokoland, Etosha National Park, Damaraland, Waterberg Plateau, Spitzkoppe and the Skeleton Coast.

All you need is a reliable 4×4, and you’ll be happy to know that 4×4 rental Namibia is cheap and easy.

You’ll be intrigued by the breathtaking scenery that awaits you while travelling through these regions. You can even include stop-overs at destinations such as Botswana’s Okavango Delta, South Africa’s Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park, southern parts of Namibia, Caprivi, Chobe and the thundering Victoria Falls.

Explore southern Namibia

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Estimated duration: 10 days

This southern Namibia 4×4 route includes the imposing Fish River Canyon, which is the world’s second largest canyon.

You’ll also have the opportunity to visit the ghost town of Kolmanskop, which is being reclaimed by the sand as well as the coastal village of Luderitz and the stark Kalahari desert. Be sure to add visits to Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Moon Valley and Namib Naukluft Park to your itinerary.

Combine central and northern Namibia

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Estimated duration: 15 – 20 days

This central and northern Namibia 4×4 route includes destinations such as Damaraland, Kaokoland, Etosha National Park, Waterberg Plateau, Spitzkoppe, Skeleton Coast, Sossusvlei, the Cape Cross Seals, Moon Valley, Namib Naukluft, Swakopmund and Walvis Bay.

You can also choose to include trips to Botswana’s Okavango Delta, southern parts of Namibia, Caprivi, Chobe and the Victoria Falls to your travel itinerary.