The Ultimate 9 Day Namibia Road Trip

9 Day Self Drive Road Trip Itinerary in Namibia

The Ultimate 9 Day Namibia Road Trip

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Road Trip Highlights

Namibia

4x4

9 days

1846 km

  • Explore Windhoek and stock up on supplies.
  • Roam and climb the majestic Sossusvlei dunes.
  • Spot wildlife on an authentic Etosha safari.
  • Live a Martian dream at Desert Whisper.
  • Relish local cuisine, including the famed Solitaire apple pie.
  • Enjoy starry nights and local beers at Urban Camp Glamping.
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Author Bio

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On March 2nd, 2015, we waved goodbye to our comfortable life and advertising jobs in Johannesburg, South Africa, and started a journey that would allow us to escape our comfort zones, refuel our creative needs, and say “yes” to a whole bunch of crazy cool experiences.

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Suggested Vehicles for hire

Toyota Land Cruiser Double Cab Bushcamper

Toyota Land Cruiser Double Cab Bushcamper

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

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Fly into Windhoek’s international airport. Pick up your 4x4 rental vehicle and stock up on supplies at Maerua Mall. Stay 1 night at Urban Camp Glamping. 45 Urban Camp Glamping
Day 2 Drive to reach Sossusvlei inside the Namib-Naukluft National Park. Explore the park if time allows. Stay 1 night at Sesriem Camping. 306 Sesriem Campsite
Day 3-4 Spend two days exploring the dunes and Deadvlei inside the park. Leave camping behind and head to Desert Whisper. Stay 2 nights at Gondwana Collection Desert Whisper. 60 Gondwana Collection Desert Whisper
Day 5 Drive back to Windhoek and stock up on supplies. Consider stopping at Solitaire for the Car Wrecks and apple pie. Stay 1 night at Urban Camp Glamping. 258 Urban Camp Glamping
Day 6 Drive north to reach Etosha National Park. Enjoy the pool and panoramic views at Etosha Safari Lodge. Stay 1 night at Etosha Safari Lodge. 409 Etosha Safari Lodge
Day 7 Morning game drive at Etosha National Park, visit watering holes, and self-drive across the park to reach Onguma. Stay 1 night at Onguma Treetop. 182 Onguma Forest camp
Day 8 Enjoy wildlife encounters, and visit the Etosha Pan Lookout point. Stay 1 night at Etosha Safari Camp. 181 Etosha Safari Camp
Day 9 Drive back to Windhoek, stay 1 night at Urban Camp Glamping for your last night in Namibia. 405 Urban Camp Glamping

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Photo Gallery

Car Wreckage Solitaire | Photo Credits - How Far From Home (Chanel & Stevo)
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Car Wreckage Solitaire | Photo Credits - How Far From Home (Chanel & Stevo)
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