6 Day Road Trip Itinerary Through Namibia

The Perfect 6 Day Self Drive Trip Through Namibia

6 Day Road Trip Itinerary Through Namibia

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6 days

2207 km

  • Stargaze among the otherworldly quiver trees at Quiver Tree Rest Camp.
  • Explore the abandoned diamond town of Kolmanskop and its rusting buildings overtaken by the Namib desert sand dunes.
  • Climb the iconic red sand dunes and hike to Deadvlei at Sossusvlei.
  • Experience adrenaline-inducing adventure activities in Swakopmund or relax by the sea.
  • Spot the Big Five and other wildlife on self-drive or organized safaris at Etosha National Park.
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Road Trip Itinerary

Activities Kms Stay
Day 1 Arrive in Windhoek and drive to and stay at Chameleon Backpackers for 1 night. 45 Chameleon Backpackers
Day 2 Drive to Quiver Tree Rest Camp, and spend the night camping and stargazing. 505 Quiver Tree Rest Camp
Day 3 Visit the ghost town of Kolmanskop and stay at Obelix Village Guesthouse in Luderitz for 1 night. 351 Obelix Village Guesthouse
Day 4 Drive to and explore Sossusvlei and stay at the Sossusvlei Lodge for 1 night. 464 Sossusvlei Lodge
Day 5 Drive and enjoy adventure activities in Swakopmund or relax at the A La Mer Hotel. 346 A La Mer Hotel
Day 6 Drive to Etosha National Park and experience self-drive safaris and spot the wildlife it has to offer, stay 1 night at Okutala Lodge. 496 Okutala Lodge

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