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Best of Namibia Self Drive Honeymoon

Inspirational self drive honeymoon to Namibia

A 'best of' Namibia road trip, this honeymoon takes in the country's most famous landmarks and safari regions, all whist staying in luxury properties. It’s a trip for the adventurous. Be prepared for long journeys but the contrasting scenery will make it all worth it. Take sunset photographs on some of the world’s highest sand dunes at Sossusvlei and see the picturesque seaside town of Swakopmund with its strong German flavour. 

Enjoy adventure activities like dune surfing, quad biking and parachuting and uncover ancient rock art and petrified forests. Get to grips with Nambia’s wildlife, see the famous Cape cross seals, track critically endangered black rhino and photograph the stunning desert elephant of Damaraland.  At Etosha you will see the Big 5 and the famous waterholes, packed with wildlife.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Windhoek International
  • 1 night - Olive Grove Guesthouse, Windhoek & Surrounds, Namibia
  • 3 nights - Kulala Desert Lodge, Sossusvlei & the Namib Desert, Namibia
  • 2 nights - Villa Margherita, Swakopmund & Walvis Bay, Namibia
  • 3 nights - Doro Nawas Camp, Damaraland, Namibia
  • 3 nights - Ongava Tented Camp, Etosha & Surrounds, Namibia
  • 1 night - Okonjima Luxury Bush Camp, Central Highlands, Namibia
  • Ends - Transfer to Windhoek International for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Namibia
  • Nights Icon 13 Nights
  • City Icon City
  • Safari Icon Safari
  • Scenic Icon Scenic

Tailor-made itineraries

Every Mahlatini trip is custom created to your exact travel wishes – no readymade tours or set departures. Get in touch with our experts to start creating your bespoke itinerary.

Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Itinerary Details

Day-by-day

Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Windhoek International

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Day 1

Arrive at Windhoek Airport, collect your hire car and drive yourselves to your guesthouse in Windhoek.

  • 1 night

Olive Grove Guesthouse
Bed & Breakfast | Standard Room
Namibia

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Kulala desert lodge guided visit to sossusvlei and sesriem 1280
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Day 2 - 5

Today you will take the drive to the Sossusvlei region.

  • 3 nights

Kulala Desert Lodge
All Inclusive | Standard Room
Namibia

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Day 5 - 7

Today you will drive to Swakopund.

  • 2 nights

Villa Margherita
Bed & Breakfast | Standard Room
Namibia

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Day 7 - 10

Today's drive is to the Damaraland region.

  • 3 nights

Doro Nawas Camp
All Inclusive | Standard Room
Namibia

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Ongava tented camp giraffe at the watering hole 1280
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Day 10 - 13

Drive today to the Ongava Private Reserve bordering the Etosha National Park.

  • 3 nights

Ongava Tented Camp
All Inclusive | Safari Tent
Namibia

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Okonjima luxury bush camp main lounge and dining area 1280
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Day 13

Today you will take the drive to the Central Highlands.

  • 1 night

Okonjima Luxury Bush Camp
Half Board | Standard Room
Namibia

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Day 14

Return today to Windhoek Airport where you will drop off your hire car and connect with your onward flight home.

We've got you covered

Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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Includes

  • Accommodation as specified
  • Meals as specified
  • All scheduled safari activities offered by the camps or lodges
  • Car hire, group U car (Toyota Fortuner or similar) including full cover, unlimited km and taxes
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
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Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Additional activities not offered as scheduled by the accommodation
  • Visas and visa fees where relevant
  • Petrol
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive hotels
Indulge your passions

ACTIVITIES

This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

  • Big 5 Safari Icon Big 5 Safari
  • 4 WD Safari Icon 4WD Safari
  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Boat Trip Icon Boat Trip
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Rhino Tracking Icon Rhino Tracking
  • Hot Air Balloon Flights Icon Hot Air Balloon Flights
  • Quad Biking Icon Quad Biking
  • Conservation Experience Icon Conservation Experience
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Cycling Icon Cycling
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Hiking Icon Hiking
  • Horseriding Icon Horse Riding
  • Desert Tours Icon Desert Tours
  • Kids Bushcraft Icon Kids Bushcraft
  • Food Experience Icon Food Experience
  • City Sights Icon City Sights
  • Star Gazing Star Beds Icon Star Gazing/Star Bed
  • Natural Wonders Icon Natural Wonders
  • Wellness Spa Icon Wellness/Spa
  • Cycling Icon Cycle Tour
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walk
  • Conservation Experience Icon Wildlife Rehabilitation
  • Photographic Safari Icon Wildlife Hide
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Excursion
Enriching encounters

ICONIC WILDLIFE

Whether you want to tick the Big Five off your bucket list or seek out specific safari species, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • White Rhino
    White Rhino
  • Springbok
    Springbok
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Southern Giraffe
    Southern Giraffe
  • Sable
    Sable
  • Rock Hyrax
    Rock Hyrax
  • Ostrich
    Ostrich
  • Oryx
    Oryx
  • Meerkat
    Meerkat
  • Lion
    Lion
  • Leopard
    Leopard
  • Kudu
    Kudu
  • Kori Bustard
    Kori Bustard
  • Flamingo
    Flamingo
  • Elephant
    Elephant
  • Cheetah
    Cheetah
  • Cape Fur Seal
    Cape Fur Seal
  • Brown Hyena
    Brown Hyena
  • Bottlenose Dolphin
    Bottlenose Dolphin
  • Black Rhino
    Black Rhino
  • Southern right whale
    Southern Right Whale
Sample Itineraries

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