Nam-Trailer 13 Days
Departing from Windhoek , this tour takes you 13 days to discover the magnificent diverse landscapes of Namibia, from the Kalahari to the world's oldest Namib desert, then escape to the endless highest dunes, ocean view and wildlife safari experience. This tour includes luxury camping and hotel accommodation.
Dunes Hiking, Sky diving, Quad Biking, Sleep under the stars, Safari game drive, visit local village
What to Expect
Day 1: Windhoek - Kalahari
Distance: 283 km
Start the journey by heading south of the capital city. After a few hours of traveling on good tar roads you finally reach the first destination at the Kalahari. The Kalahari Campsite is the perfect overnight stop. Once you’re settled, grab a few drinks and enjoy the rust-colored landscape of the Kalahari by climbing to the peak of the dunes and watch the Namibian sunset turn the world a vivid red.
Day 2: Kalahari - Fish River Canyon
Distance: 393 km
After a delightful breakfast it’s time to head to the next destination - Fish River Canyon. Today’s impressive destination is the second largest canyon in the world and the biggest in Africa which is over 500 million years old. After being on the road its best to rest for the night at the Canyon Roadhouse Campsite. At the end of the day sit by the campfire below the glittering night sky.
Day 3: The Fish River Canyon – Lüderitz
Distance: 385 km
The next destination is the coastal town of Lüderitz. This town is isolated on a wild and windy shore which is surrounded by the Namib desert. Settled in at Shark Island accommodation and take a walk around the town and enjoy tasty seafood at one of the many local restaurants that offer feasts of lobsters, mussels and even oysters. Another highlight near Lüderitz include a scenic drive to the lagoon which is the home to lots of birdlife including the pink flamingos, towards the peninsula.
Day 4: Lüderitz – Helmeringhausen
Distance: 256 km
Enjoy a hearty breakfast and continue to the next destination, Mount D’Urban near Helmeringhausen. This campsite is bordered by the Swartrand mountain range and offers guests a unique and intimate reverie in nature. For those looking for a level relaxed walk to a lovely sundowner viewpoint, there is Lindy's trail, and for the more adventurous there is the climb up to the top of Mount D’Urban.
Day 5 & 6: Mount D’Urban- Sossusvlei
Distance: 305 km
Get a pre-dawn start this morning and head to the next exciting destinations- Sossusvlei. Sossusvlei is located in the southern part of the ancient Namib Desert in the Namib-Naukluft National Park. Take in all the Namibian beauty as you arrive at Sossusvlei and find the iconic red dunes of the Namib and the bright blue skies. Most of the activities involve hiking up or over the dunes so don’t forget to pack your bottle of water, wear sunscreen and hat. These dunes deliver a spectacular view best at sun rise and sunset making it a great photographers opportunity. Have an amazing overnight glamping experience at the Namib Desert Camping 2 Go.
Day 7 & 8: Sossusvlei and Swakopmund
Distance: 496 km
Travel to the picturesque coastal city, Swakopmund. Once entering the city it’s quick to notice the traditional German architecture neatly constructed along palm-lined streets. Stay at the luxury Delight hotel right in the heart of the city. Famously known as the colourful activity centre of Namibia, this city is the perfect spot for adventure lovers. From deep sea fishing, quad biking, riding e-bikes, sandboarding on the dunes, camel riding and sky-diving anyone who loves the outdoors will definitely keep busy here.
Day 9 & 10: Swakopmund – Palmwag (Damaraland)
Distance: 467 km
Today’s journey heads to the home of giant desert elephants. Check in at the beautiful Palmwag Campsite. After setting up, join one of the exciting activities that the camp has to offer like mountain biking or taking an afternoon game drive to spot the amazing desert-adapted elephants.
Day 11 & 12: Palmwag (Damaraland) – Etosha
Distance: 335 km
Depart from Palmwag to experience the most iconic safari in Africa at the Etosha National Park. The word “Etosha” means a “place of dry water” or “great white place” due to its dramatic and chalk-like salt pans giving the national park its most distinctive feature which can be seen from space. This national park brags its salt pans and has much diversity like its golden grass plains, wonderful bird species and the most exciting is spotting wild animals. Look forward to seeing zebras, the rare-faced impala, oryx, cheetahs, giraffes and four of the Big Five. The ideal overnight stop is at the Okaukuejo main rest camp, famous for its floodlit waterhole. After sunset, floodlights illuminate the waterhole where guests can enjoy the wide variety of wildlife that surround the camp. This is the best time to see the endangered black rhino.
On the final day of the trip, start the day with a satisfying breakfast and take a half-day activity before finally heading back to Windhoek.