This is a great-value introduction to the deserts, mountains and coastline of central Namibia. Driving yourself gives you great independence and flexibility, whilst you stay in good guesthouses and lodges/guest farms which are full of character.
Starting straight away with time in Southern Kalahari, this journey continues to the flaming red dunes of the Namib's Sesriem/Sossusvlei area. The scenery changes again for the amazing drive across vast gravel plains of the northern Namib-Naukluft National Park before you arrive in the quaint, almost-Bavarian town of Swakopmund for two nights. This trip ends with two nights in the Central Highlands enjoying the beautiful landscape on foot.
As you head into the Sesriem Area, take your time driving through the beautiful desert landscape and stop for photos along the way. Then spend a further two nights exploring the spectacular dune scenery in the Sossusvlei and Sesriem areas whilst staying at Desert Homestead.
Drive north to the quaint town of Swakopmund; surrounded by the desert and the sea it is a fun stop for two nights with plenty of restaurants, shops and historic buildings to wander around. Then take advantage of the morning kayaking in Walvis Bay, known as 'bird paradise', that is included whilst staying at Sam's Giardino.
Depart at your leisure and drive back into the Central Highlands to reach Erongo Wilderness Lodge. Spend the afternoon exploring the areas walking trails or relaxing by the pool. You then get to enjoy as many guided walks as you wish or perhaps a nature drive over the next two nights.
Today we suggest an early start to make the drive back to Windhoek Airport in good time to drop off your rental car and connect with your onward arrangements.
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