10 Day Namibia Adventure Road Trip Itinerary

An Open Road Full of Wild Discoveries in Namibia

10 Day Namibia Adventure Road Trip Itinerary

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Road Trip Highlights

Namibia

4x4

10 days

1750 km

  • Explore, climb, and take in the wonderful mountainous scenery of Spitzkoppe
  • See the famous Namibian sand dunes in Sossusvlei and Namib-Naukluft National Park
  • Take a day to visit the numerous seals at Cape Cross Seal Colony
  • See many species of wildlife, such as leopards, giraffes, zebras, and much more at Okonjima Private Game Reserve
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We are Sarah & Andy, the curators of Hotels & Hand luggage – a small piece of internet born from our travels and adventures around the world, and a blog dedicated to the intrepid souls and wanderlust fanatics. In 2018 we swapped our static lives for a life of constant movement, embarking on a journey of perpetual discovery and adventure.

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Suggested Vehicles for hire

Ford Ranger/Toyota Hilux Double Cab Bushcamper

Ford Ranger/Toyota Hilux Double Cab Bushcamper

5 Seats | 4 Doors | 2 Medium Bags | 2 Small Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • ABS
  • Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Toyota Double Cab 4x4 DCE

Toyota Double Cab 4x4 DCE

5 Seats | 4 Doors | 2 Medium Bags | 2 Small Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • ABS
  • Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Nissan Double Cab 4x4 MDE

Nissan Double Cab 4x4 MDE

5 Seats | 4 Doors | 2 Medium Bags | 2 Small Bags
  • Aircon
  • Power Steering
  • ABS
  • Diesel
Minimum rental: 1 day
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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1-2 Drive from Windhoek to Sesriem. Spend some time climbing the massive sand dunes in Sossusvlei and Namib-Naukluft National Park. Explore the unbelievable landscape of Deadvlei. Stay two nights at Sesriem Oshana Camp. 322 Sesriem Oshana Camp
Day 3-4 Drive from Sesriem to Swakopmund. Investigate and stock up in the coastal city of Swakopmund. Take a day to visit the seals at Cape Cross Seal Colony. See the Zeila shipwreck along the coast. Climb Dune 7, the largest sand dune in Namibia. Stay two nights at Alte Brücke Resort. 347 Alte Brücke Resort
Day 5 Drive from Swakopmund to Spitzkoppe. Explore, climb, and take in the wonderful mountainous scenery of Spitzkoppe. There are many photographic opportunities at this location. Stay one night at Spitzkoppe Campsite. 182 Spitzkoppe Campsite
Day 6-7 Drive from Spitzkoppe to Etosha National Park. There are various waterholes to visit that can attract different types of wildlife all around the park. The huge waterhole at Okaukuejo Camp lights up at night, allowing for nighttime game viewing. Stay two nights at Okaukuejo Camping Area. 426 Okaukuejo Camping Area
Day 8-9 Drive from Etosha National Park to Okonjima Private Game Reserve. Various activities are available that allow you to see many species of wildlife, such as leopard tracking. Stay two nights at Okonjima Plains Camp. 254 Okonjima Plains Camp
Day 10 Drive from Okonjima Private Game Reserve to Windhoek, where your road trip adventure ends. 220 Windhoek

Photo Gallery

Sossusvlei Sand Dunes - Photo Credits - Hotels & Hand Luggage (Sarah & Andy)
Swakopmund Flamingos 1 - Photo Credits - Hotels & Hand Luggage (Sarah Andy)
Swakopmund Sand Dunes 2 - Photo Credits - Hotels & Hand Luggage (Sarah Andy)
Okonjima Nature Reserve - Photo Credits - Hotels & Hand Luggage (Sarah Andy)
Zeila - Photo Credits - Hotels & Hand Luggage (Sarah Andy)
Sossusvlei Sand Dunes - Photo Credits - Hotels & Hand Luggage (Sarah & Andy)
Swakopmund Flamingos 1 - Photo Credits - Hotels & Hand Luggage (Sarah Andy)
Swakopmund Sand Dunes 2 - Photo Credits - Hotels & Hand Luggage (Sarah Andy)
Okonjima Nature Reserve - Photo Credits - Hotels & Hand Luggage (Sarah Andy)
Zeila - Photo Credits - Hotels & Hand Luggage (Sarah Andy)

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