Namibia is road-trip country. Explore this unique and fascinating country at your own pace on a Namibia self-drive tour. Quiet roads. Wide open spaces. Much to do and see along the way. It’s all about the journey and it doesn’t get better than this.
From the moment you collect your vehicle at the Namibian airport of your arrival, you will be on your independent Namibia self-drive tour. Within minutes you're in open country with rolling plains and hills as your roadside companions. There is only one busy road and that is the main trunk road from Windhoek north to the populated rural areas above Etosha where rainfall is a bit more reliable than the rest of the country.
Beyond this main road, which is quiet by any other country's standards, the roads become wonderfully empty of traffic, dwellings or any other signs of civilization. The authorities don't bother you with excessive road furniture either: it's just you, the grass-encroached road and the open landscape.
Driving times are great in Namibia on account of the great distances and mostly gravel roads. This is not a bad thing. Stop often and enjoy the subtle slow changes of the landscape; overnight and explore the area and set off again at your stately pace. In Namibia the journey is the holiday and you've no choice to adhere to this maxim.
Namibia is without doubt the best self-drive destination in Africa. That is a bold statement so we'll back it up with facts: