Namibia The Finest Way, Self-drive

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  • No booking fees
  • duration 10 days
  • tour type Private
  • age requirement 6-99 yrs
  • max group size 50
  • guiding method Self-guided
  • Tour Code BM-36208
  • Footprint Carbonneutral CO2 emissions resulting from all trips on Bookmundi will be offset via investments in carbon reduction projects.
  • Operated in English
  • Starts Windhoek, Namibia
  • Ends Windhoek, Namibia
  • +6
Start and end in Windhoek, the trip "Namibia The Finest Way, Self-drive" is a self-guided self-drive or vehicle rental tour that takes 10 days. You will travel through Sossusvlei, Kalkfeld, Mariental and 5 other destinations in Namibia. "Namibia The Finest Way, Self-drive" is a private trip which includes accommodation, transport, meals and others.

Welcome to beautiful Namibia! Drive through its mesmerizing landscapes and explore this country at your own pace. Visit the German-style buildings in Windhoek, which lend a singular charm to the city, including the historic seat of government also known as the ‘Tintenpalast’, which means “palace of ink” in German. Pass by Rehoboth like many towns in Namibia, was once a missionary station. Explore Sossusvlei, a dune wonderland, with towering dunes up to 300m high surrounding a huge, dried-up pan. Discover Swakopmund, much loved by Namibians as a welcome respite from the inland heat. It is also popular amongst visitors for its old-world charm and relaxed atmosphere. Discover Waterberg, home to many game species, over 200 bird species, and vegetation which changes dramatically from acacia savannah at the foot of the plateau to lush-green sub-tropical dry woodland with tall trees and grassy plains at the top.
  • Day 1: Arrival Windhoek (50km – 1hr)
  • Day 2: Windhoek – Kalahari Desert (295km – 3hrs)
  • Day 3: Kalahari Desert – Sossusvlei Region (220km – 3hrs)
  • Day 4: Sossusvlei & Sesriem (180km – 5hrs)
  • Day 5: Sossusvlei – Swakopmund (350km – 5hrs)
  • Day 6: Swakopmund
  • Day 7: Swakopmund – Kalkfeld Region (330km – 3.5hrs)
  • Day 8: Kalkfeld Region – Etosha N. Park – Kalkfeld Region
  • Day 9: Kalkfeld Region – Windhoek (180km – 2.5hrs)
  • Day 10: Departure Windhoek (45km – 1hrs)
  • 9 night's accommodation
  • Superior Hotel Category = River Crossing Lodge or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Africa Safari Lodge or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Desert Hills Lodge or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Hansa Hotel or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Erindi Private Game Ranch or similar 4*
  • Superior Hotel Category = Safari Mercure Hotel or similar 4*
  • 9 Breakfasts
  • 6 Dinners (Day 1, 2, 3, 4, 7, 8)
  • Pick-up and drop-off at Hosea Kutako International Airport
  • Replacement vehicle in case of an accident, excepting when the loss or damage or the event giving rise thereto was caused due to negligence of the renters or driver (whether authorised or not) of the vehicle
  • Second Driver if Indicated on Rental Form
  • 9-day car hire
  • Unlimited Mileage
  • Applicable Local taxes (VAT)
  • Zero Excess Collision Damage Waiver including Glass and Tyres, providing no negligence is proven
  • Emergency contact service Information
  • Meet & Greet
  • Tourism Levy
  • Day 9 Windhoek
  • Car group R = Toyota 4x4 Double Cab or similar
  • Tour guide
  • For self-guided visits, entrance fees for both persons and vehicle are payable directly at the gate/front desk of each Park or attraction. Please consider that the driving times and distances are estimated and that they can vary because of many circumstances, such as the specific route is taken, hotel location, traffic, weather, road conditions, etc.
  • Park Entrance Fees for Sossusvlei & Sesriem Canyon plus 4x4 Shuttle to Sossusvlei
  • Park Entrance Fees for Waterberg Plateau National Park Visa fees
  • Domestic flights
  • International flights
  • Drinks during meals (unless specified otherwise)
  • Recommended activities
  • City tax not included, payable on the spot
  • Any visit not mentioned in the program
  • Porterage and gratuities
  • Expenditures of a personal nature, drinks and meals or items not stated explicitly in the program
  • Any alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks, mineral water, camera/video camera fee (if any)
  • Travel Insurance or any loss or extra cost arising due to unforeseen circumstances such as flight delays, accidents, etc
  • Damage to a third party or to the rental vehicle due to negligence or inappropriate driving
  • Loss or damage to aerials, jack, safety triangles and vests, windscreen, wipers, petrol cap, luggage covers, or any other fixed or mobile component of the vehicle
  • Damage to the engine through negligence
  • Theft of the vehicle with keys left in the ignition
  • Damage caused to the vehicle or to persons through driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs
  • Fines due to breaking traffic laws and regulations during the hire period are the responsibility of the driver of the vehicle. In the event of a fine being received, there will be an administration charge
  • Any extra equipment (GPS, baby seat, etc.)
  • The vehicle will be full (Fuel) on the collection and must be returned full (Fuel)
  • The minimum legal age to drive a vehicle in Namibia is 18 years of age
  • All drivers must have a valid International driver's license which must be in English
  • Accident/theft of the vehicle must be notified within 24 hours of the incident
  • If the customer returns the vehicle earlier than the agreed-upon drop-off date stated in the rental contract, the rental company will not refund the customer for any unused days
  • Please note that local conditions prevalent at the time of travel may result in modifications to tour contents without prior notice
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No additional cancellation fees apply for this Namibia The Finest Way, Self-drive tour. You can cancel the tour up to 92 days prior departure and avoid paying the full amount, but your deposit paid is non-refundable. No refund applies for cancellations within 91 days of departure.


For any tour departures within 17 September 2024, full payment is required. For tours that depart later than 17 September 2024, a deposit is required to confirm this tour, and the remaining balance will be charged 91 days before trip departure.

Travel Insurance

Namibia The Finest Way, Self-drive tour requires that you have adequate and valid travel insurance covering medical and personal accidents, including repatriation costs and emergency evacuation. World Nomads offers travel insurance for independent travelers and intrepid families.


For this Namibia The Finest Way, Self-drive tour getting the required visa(s) is the responsibility for each individual traveller, as visa requirements vary depending on your nationality. We recommend to check with your local embassies representing the countries that you are traveling to, as part of this itinerary.

Know Before You Go

We reserve the right to change itineraries and activities due to weather conditions, technical problems or security reasons Early check-in, late check-out, connecting or adjoining rooms in the hotel are subject to availability and not guaranteed No refund for unused services. Splitting of the package is not allowed  

COVID-19 Safety Measures

This trip incorporates the following COVID-19 measures:

  • This tour has implemented smaller group sizes than normal, allowing for more personal space on the vehicles, sights visited, hotels and restaurants.
  • Hygiene protocols have been adopted on this trip. Wearing a mask, hand washing and general sanitizing has been implemented on this tour. Frequently touched surfaces are furthermore regularly disinfected.
  • Distancing measures have been implemented to safeguard against COVID-19.
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