12 days – Self drive Namibia – Camping – 4×4

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12 days
Self Drive
Windhoek - Windhoek
Min Age : N/A (23 for car rental)
Max People : 4
Tour Details

This 4×4 self drive allows you to explore the highlights of Namibia. A magnificent tour through this amazing country that will leave you wanting more! If you like to add extra nights, upgrades or re book wine tastings, please let us know and we tailor make the itinerary to your liking!

[Detailed itinerary]


Departure & Return Location

Windhoek – Windhoek

Departure Time

Any time

Price Includes

  • Accommodation & Meals as specified in the itinerary
  • 4x4 Rental vehicle (Toyota Hilux double cab or similar) including camping equipment: including 1 or 2 rooftents, unlimited mileage, 1 driver, full equipped: Camping fridge, 2 spare wheels, cooking equipment,, sleeping bags & pillows, camping chairs, reduced excess cover NAD5000, 2 drivers, one way fee if applicable;
  • Reservation costs
  • Travel App with your itinerary
  • Travel Documentation & Directions
  • 24/7 assistance
  • Coverage by guarantee fund
  • Cross border papers when applicable
  • Transfer upon arrival and departure

Price Excludes

  • All flights (bookable via African Travels)
  • Meals/drinks not mentioned in the travel schedule
  • All Insurance (travel and/or cancellation)
  • Petrol
  • GPS with Tracks4Africa (recommended)
  • Satellite phone
  • Car Bond (refundable if no damages)
  • Tips
  • Any expenses of a personal nature
  • All entrance fees and conservation fees for parks and attractions
  • Meet & Greet service upon arrival
  • Cross border fees and taxes
  • Meet & Greet service upon arrival


11 nights at various camp sites in Namibia on basis of self catering

[Pictures of Accommodation]

African Travels will send you to the most beautiful and unique accommodations in Africa. They are not only run by excellent staff, they also give back to the local community and operate as eco friendly as possible. Located in the most beautiful and safe locations, they will contribute to your ultimate Africa experience. 

Upgrade to guesthouses, and/or lodges is available. We will make sure they tick all the boxes!


  • Minimum age car rental is 23


  • Accommodation upgrade
  • Extra nights
  • Pre planned activities

Day 1Windhoek

Today you will arrive in Namibia. Upon arrival you will be met by our representative at the arrivals gate.
Drop off at the 4×4 depot for collection of the vehicle.
The afternoon is at leisure. You will have some time to do some shopping for the next couple of days.

Day 2, 3Sesriem

Today your self drive journey starts! Drive towards the Namib desert and enjoy the scenery.
Explore the world famous Sossusvlei by yourself or book a Hot Air Balloon safari upfront.

Day 4, 5Swakopmund

Drive towards Swakopmund. At Solitair you can put fuel in.
Swakopmund has a lot to offer and a day exploring the sand dunes or a dolphin cruise will be worthwhile.

Day 6, 7Twyfelfontein

Leave the desert behind you and drive towards Damaraland. There is plenty to discover, from the rock paintings at Brandberg to desert elephants and himba tribes.

Day 8, 9Etosha South

Time for a safari! Explore Etosha with your own rental vehicle and drive from waterhole to waterhole. The animals are most active during early morning and late afternoon hours.
You could book a safari with a guide through the lodge. However, we feel that Etosha is very suitable for self drive.

Day 10Etosha East

Drive towards the Eastern side of the park and explore this area.

Day 11Waterberg Plateau National Park

Leave the wildlife and drive towards Waterberg. You could visit a cheetah rehabilitation programme through the campsite, go for a hike at Waterberg Plateau National Park and enjoy the views. Rhino tracking is also possible in the area.

Day 12End of itinerary

Time to go home. Drop of the vehicle at the 4×4 depot. Our transfer will drop you off at the airport, in time to fly out.



Can we upgrade our rental car?

Yes, after confirmation we will contact you about additional requests. For example a rental car upgrade etc.

Which currency is most widely accepted on this tour?

You can use ZAR and your bank/credit card should be accepted in most supermarkets, lodges and restaurants.

Can I book additional nights?

Yes you can. We can extent this trip. We can even include a Victoria Falls visit or Kruger Park safari.

Do I get my money back when the Robben Island excursion is cancelled due to storm?

Yes, if booked in advance via will try to move the excursion or we give you your money back if there is a lack of time.