A fully equipped 4x4 vehicle is best for a self-drive Namibian journey

By far the best vehicle for Namibia is a 4x4 that’s fully-equipped for self-sufficient camping. Second best would be a sturdy, high-clearance 2x4 or motorhome, and third choice, a regular car. A 4x4 grants access to everything Namibia has to offer and the ability to camp anywhere saves on accommodation costs and allows you to experience the remote parts of Damaraland, Kaokoland and the Zambezi Region, not to mention the Namib Dunes. Four-wheel-drive is not 100% necessary elsewhere, but there are still local areas across the country where a 4x4 will get you to places a regular car will not.

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