Sightseeing Safaris & Tours in Southern Africa

7 Day Namib Desert and Etosha Self Drive

Explore the best of Namibia by yourself on this 7 Day Namib Desert and Etosha Self Drive with a vast road network available, making Namibia the perfect destination when it comes to self drive journeys.

A popular destination, Namibia is known for it's expansive desert terrain and amazing scenery, bound to captivate any travel-hungry explorer. What makes this beautiful country even more attractive is the safety and secure surroundings, offering excellent road infrastructure with frequent and clear road signage making it ideal for self drive journeys. On this 4 day Namib Desert and Etosha self drive itinerary you will stay in Etosha, Swakopmund and then travelling further south for your last stay in Sossusvlei.

Traverse one of Africa's biggest game reserves - the Etosha National Park - with it's unique and varied landscape home to a great variety in animals of which include the lion, elephant, leopard, giraffe, cheetah, hyena, springbok, two kinds of zebra, eland and many other wildlife. From your stay in Etosha you will travel south towards your second stop at Swakopmund. Fondly referred to as the "Playground of Namibia" This coastal town is Namibia's most popular holiday destination. It's pleasant summer climate attracts beach lovers from surfers to anglers. Swakopmund is also a great hub to participate in the many adventure based activities  such as desert tours, scenic flights, marine or dolphin cruises, skydiving, quad biking and sand boarding. Last but not least the final stop of this journey is spent in Sossusvlei, characterized by it's surreal and towering red dunes, boasting some of the highest in the world! From Sossusvlei visit the many attractions of which include Deadvlei and Sesriem Canyon or even possibly participate in the wide variety of activities that can be booked whilst there.

This Namibia self drive option is great for families, groups and couples looking for an inexpensive break from their busy lives. Drive through the country side, away from the traffic congestions of the city and view Namibia's wildlife treasures, beautiful beaches and the oldest desert in the world! A memorable trip of it's own kind!

More about the accommodation used:
Etosha - Etosha Village (3 Star) - more info.
Swakopmund - Hotel Zum Kaiser (4 Star)
Sossusvlei - Desert Camp (3 Star) - more info.


Breakfast Daily

7 Days / 6 Nights
Self Drive

Rates quoted per person sharing

7 Day Namib Desert and Etosha Self Drive

IN ZAR Per Person Sharing
Low Season
01 Feb - 30 Jun'20 & Dec'20 R11,378 R18,555
High Season
01 Jul - 30 Nov'20 & 24, 25, 31 Dec'20 R12,662 R20,457

Package rates includes:

  • 7 days Car Hire on a Toyota 4x2 2,0 RAV 4 (Petrol) Automatic
  • 2 nights accommodation in Etosha at Etosha Village on Dinner and Breakfast basis
  • 2 nights accommodation in Swakopmund at the Hotel Zum Kaiser on Bed and Breakfast basis
  • 2 nights accommodation in Sossusvlei at Desert Camp on Bed and Breakfast basis

Package rates excludes:

  • Travel Insurance (compulsory)
  • International flights
  • Meals not mentioned
  • Drinks
  • Car rental security deposit
  • Visas (Not required for South African passport holders)
  • Items of Personal Nature


Prices are subject to change due to airfare increases, currency exchange, fluctuations and any unforeseen circumstances, without prior notice.


Day 1: Arrive in Windhoek. Collect you car rental and drive to Etosha (Appox 5hrs)
Day 2: Full Day at leisure in Etosha
Day 3: Drive to Swakopmund (Approx 6hrs)
Day 4: Full Day at leisure in Swakopmund
Day 5: Drive to Sossusvlei Area (Approx 4hrs)
Day 6: Full Day at leisure in Sossusvlei
Day 7: Drive back to Windhoek and drop off your car rental (Approx 4 hrs). End of itinerary.


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