Namibia Self Drive Safari

A 13 Day Adventure at Your Own Pace

On this Namibian Self-Drive Safari you will experience this magnificent and memorable country in a very personal way.  You will drive your own rented vehicle and enjoy the freedom and flexibility to explore the stunning landscapes of Namibia.  We’ll help you design a unique, personalized itinerary (what follows is a sample route that we can easily customize).  We’ll also book the lodging and deliver the vehicle to your hotel.  Join game drives with professional guides at your lodges but still retain the flexibility to explore at your own pace while driving between lodges.  Namibia is a very safe country and one the best to experience your first self-drive safari!



  • Discover Namibia’s wide open spaces on an excellent network of roads.
  • Climb some of the world’s highest free-standing sand dunes.
  • Visit the UNESCO World Heritage Site at Twyfelfontein.
  • Track for desert-adapted elephants in Damaraland.
  • Enjoy a different viewpoint for game viewing in an underground hide overlooking a waterhole on a private game reserve.
  • Embark on exciting game drives within the Etosha National Park.
  • Game viewing at a floodlit waterhole at night.
  • Visit the world renowned AfriCat Foundation and learn more about conservation of Africa’s large cats.

Brief Itinerary

Day 1 | Arrive in Windhoek | Galton House

Days 2 & 3 | Sossusvlei Region | Hoodia Desert Lodge

Day 4 & 5 | Swakopmund | The Strand

Days 6 & 7 | Damaraland | Onduli Ridge

Day 8 | Etosha National Park | Ongava Lodge

Days 9 & 10 | Etosha National Park | Onguma Tented Camp

Days 11 & 12 | Africat Foundation | Okonjima Bush Camp

Day 13 | Depart for Windhoek

As this is a customized itinerary, there are no set departure dates for this safari. Simply let us know the dates you'd like to travel and we'll check on availability. If some of the lodges in the itinerary are full we can find alternatives, though this may change the rate.

Contact us for the best time of year to travel and we'll work with you to design a personalized Namibia experience.


See Detailed Itinerary for a complete list of what's included/excluded.


  • Accommodation as stated above.
  • Vehicle hire of one Toyota Landcruiser HJ200 4x4 station wagon on super excess cover
  • Excursions as described in above itinerary as offered by specified lodges
  • Meals stipulated above.
  • Airport transfers between hotel, Windhoek International Airport and hotel on the first day of the safari
  • Welcome pack.


  • International flights to Namibia and airport taxes.
  • Any meals not included in the above itinerary.
  • Fuel and N$ 2000 refundable deposit & another N$2000 credit card fee payable & refunded to clients for rental vehicle
  • All national park and other entrance fees, as well as all guided and optional excursions or activities (other than shown as included in itinerary).
  • All beverages not specified in itinerary
  • Laundry (lavailable at lodges at extra cost).
  • Items of personal nature.
  • Entry Visa fees.
  • Travel Insurance.

PAYMENT: A non-refundable, 20% deposit is required to confirm booking.  Balance is due 7 weeks before departure.  Safari rate can change based on currency fluctuations and we reserve the right to change the rate accordingly.  Rate will be locked in upon confirmation.

Other terms & conditions apply.

2024 Rates

namibia safaris

$5725.00 (Jan-May)

$7255.00 (June-Oct)

Rate is per person sharing and for cash payment by check or bank transfer.  If you wish to pay with a credit card a 3.7% service fee will be added. Rate is subject to exchange currency fluctuations. Single supplement applies. 

Length: 13 days/12 nights

Route:  Starts/Ends in Windhoek

What's Calling You to Africa?

Vast plains teeming with wildlife?  Exploring the bush on foot?  Tracking mountain gorillas?  Summiting Kilimanjaro?  Meaningful interactions with local Africans?

Contact us with your dream of Africa and we'll get you started on your African adventure!