10 Day Namibia Honeymoon Self-Drive Safari
Experience the unparalleled romance of Namibia on this incredible 10-day honeymoon self-drive safari. From the sandy savannas of the Kalahari to the diverse wonders of Central Namibia, you’ll see the best that the ‘Soul of Africa’ has to offer, as you navigate open and inviting roads.
Spend your days experiencing fascinating wildlife encounters and touring spectacular mountain regions. By night enjoy cosy candle-lit diners, unforgettable sundowner drives and incredible stargazing experiences. This itinerary comes complete with stays at some of Namibia’s most private, romantic and intimate lodges; there’s no better way to kickstart your married life together.
Kalahari, Sossusvlei, Swakopmund, Damaraland, Etosha, Central Namibia
- Sossusvlei - Explore the famous dunes of Sossusvlei, the intriguing Sesriem canyon and the stunning Deadvlei
- Kalahari- Follow hiking trails and roam the mesmerising Kalahari. Head out on a magical sundowner drive and unwind in a stunning spa
- Swakopmund- Visit Namibia's most vibrant coastal city; enjoy an unforgettable dolphin cruise, kayacking with seals, a fascinating Township tour and more
- Etosha- Discover the wild paradise that is Etosha National Park. Epic game drives, nature walks, birding and sunset drives await
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Our team of expert safari architects specializes in creating personalized, high-end safaris in Namibia that exceed your expectations. From luxury accommodations to unforgettable wildlife encounters, every detail of your safari is tailored to your desires. Whether you're a seasoned safari-goer or it's your first time, our commitment to exceptional service ensures an unforgettable adventure.
- Meet & Greet On Arrival
- Car Hire
- Accommodation As Indicated
- 24 Hour Personal Support
- Meals As Indicated
- Activities As Indicated
- Airport Transfers (Arrival & Departure)
- Tour File with a detailed itinerary, map with route descriptions vouchers, etc.
What's NOT included?
- Optional Extra Activities
- International Flights
- Holiday & Personal Travel Insurance
- Visas & Visa Applications
- Any Items Of Personal Nature
- Park Entry Fees (Self-Drive)
- Fuel (Self-Drive)
DAY 1: Kalahari
Welcome to Namibia and the charming capital Windhoek! After landing you’ll be greeted by one of our friendly reps who will guide you through the car rental paperwork and give you all the documents you need ahead of your honeymoon adventure.
Once you’ve climbed in your vehicle it’s time to follow your sat-nav and set off an a scenic drive to the world-famous Kalahari. The Kalahari is a wildlife-lovers paradise and here you’ll be able to spot scores of exotic birds and mammals, including cheetahs, the world’s fastest land animal. Aside from unforgettable wildlife encounters you’ll spend the day enjoying a fascinating Bushmen walk. As the light starts to fade experience a romantic sundowner drive and spend some quality alone time in the dreamy Lapa Lange Game Lodge spa.
Lapa Lange Game Lodge Website
DAY 2 & 3: Sossusvlei
Once you’ve managed to prize yourself away from the splendid Lapa Lange Game Lodge it’s time to hit the open road: next stop the spectacular Sossusvlei. Dominated by towering dunes and astonishing petrified trees, this sprawling salt pan ranks as one of Namibia’s greatest attractions.
Your visit to Sossusvlei will encompass romance and adventure in equal measure. Embark on a daring hike as you explore the gigantic Big Daddy and Dune 45. Breathe in fresh air and feel at one with the planet as you experience a rejuvenating nature drive. As the last flickers of daylight drift away, head out on a magical sundowner drive.
When the sky turns black retreat to your luxury tented room at the magnificent Hoodia Desert Lodge. Surrounding by majestic mountains on the banks of the Tsauchab River, there’s no better place for star-crossed lovers to stargaze.
Hoodia Desert Lodge Website
DAY 4 & 5: Swakopmund
Continuing on your magical honeymoon safari adventure, next stop it’s Swakopmund, Namibia’s largest coastal town and a popular spot for Namibians on holiday.
Get set for activities golare here as you enjoy a mixture of epic coastal excursions complemented by adrenaline-inducing skydiving and fascinating desert tours. Over the course of two days you’ll visit Sandwhich Harbour, a sweet water lagoon renowned for its pristine wildlife and incomparable diversity of birds.
Newlyweds will also get to head out on an unforgettable dolphin cruise, and if that wasn’t enough you’ll also have the opportunity to experience kayacking with fiendly seals. Scenic flights, fishing, and a Township tour will enrich your trip and when it’s time to relax you will retreat to the cosy surroundings of Atlantic Garden Boutique Hotel.
Atlantic Garden Boutique Hotel is conveniently situated in the centre of Swakopmund next to the historical �Altes Amtsgericht� building, on the corner of Theo-Ben Gurirab & Tobias Hainyeko Street. The modern hotel with a fresh and feel-good atmosphere is within walking distance of the beach (approx. 185 m) and is the only hotel in the area with a beautiful garden to relax in after an action-packed day.
Atlantic Garden Boutique Hotel Website
Living Desert Tour
Kayacking with Seals
DAY 6: Damaraland
For the next leg of your honeymoon self-drive safari, desolate Damaraland awaits. Amongst this striking collection of rugged landscapes, hidden in the rocky clefts you will find Twyfelfontein, a historic site that along with the Brandberg contains some of Southern Africa�s best prehistoric rock art and engravings.
Satisfying any thirst for adventure, during your one night stay you can choose to tour the majestic Burnt Mountain and consume jaw-dropping views on a scenic drive.
Damaraland is arguably the most underated wildlife-watching regions in Southern Africa. One glance at the barren landscapes and you might think nothing thrives here. That perception is challenged by the desert-adapted elephants and other wildlife that roam free here and you’ll get to track them during your visit if you wish.
Away from the heat, dust and stunning landscapes of Damaraland, there is a sanctuary � Mowani Mountain Camp. Dwarfed by massive ochre boulders, here you’ll spend a night in a luxury suite resting and recovering ahead of your next stop.
Mowani Mountain Camp Website
Himba Living Museum Excursion
Burnt Mountain Tour
Rock Engravings Tour
DAY 7 & 8: Etosha
No safari to Namibia would truly be complete without a visit to iconic Etosha. From your stunning base of Ongava Lodge you’ll have easy and convenient access to some of the region’s most magical attractions.
Over the course of two days you and your new bride/groom can enjoy an incredible Etosha National Park game drive, stopping to admire the abundant wildlife that congregate around the park’s many waterholes. Etosha National Park is also a birdwatchers paradise: take your time documenting some fascinating avian species as they soar through the pristine skies.
In keeping with the romantic theme of this safari, you may opt to enjoy a special Onguma sunset drive or enjoy some quality time together as you experience a soul-cleansing nature walk.
When you are both ready to call it a night retreat to your private chalet at Ongava lodge and make the most of the luxury amenities which include an incredible elevated dining deck.
Ongava Lodge Website
Onguma Sunset Drives
DAY 9: Central Namibia
For the final stop on this incredible self-drive safari honeymoon you’ll reach Central Namibia.
Round off your magical adventure by taking a trip to the Africat Foundation. Here you’ll learn all about how the organisation protects endangered animals via research and environmental education.
Alternatively, embark on an exciting walking safari or head out on a nocturnal game drive. Nocturnal game drives will allow you to spot the many nocturnal species that you wouldn’t see during the day.
Following a day of spectacular wildlife encounters it’s time to relax in the splendid surroundings of Okonjima Bush Camp, one of Namibia’s most private and exclusive lodges. Enjoy a romantic dinner and a glass of wine as you prepare to say goodbye to the Soul of Africa.
Okonjima Bush Camp Website
Sundowner Game Drive
Nocturnal Game Drive
DAY 10: END OF TOUR
After your final night at Okonjima Bush camp you will make the 2.5 hour drive back to Windhoek, in time for your departing flight home.
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