Bluerhino

Kaokoland 2019 Itinerary

Day 1

17h00 We meet at Kalahari lodge for our first night. A restaurant is available for dinner, they have really good food.

Day 2

7h30 Depart from our campsite and make our way North to the Namibian border. 

We will fit coffee and lunch stops as we go.

13h00 We enter Namibia, do our border procedures and proceed to Windhoek. 

17h30 Arrive at our campsite in Windhoek.

Day 3

8h00 We depart from our campsite and head towards Outjo.

10h30 Coffee stop

13h30 Stop for lunch at a coffee shop for a bite to eat and a good cup of coffee.

16h00 Arrive at our campsite Eldorado.

Day 4.

Today we visit the Etosha park, just a relaxing day of game viewing and coffee stops.

Day 5

8h00 We leave the Etosha area and make our way north.

10h30 We stop for coffee

13h00 We stop for lunch.

15h00 We fill up with fuel in Ruacana before we start our Kunene section.

16h00 We arrive at camp for the night, on the Kunene river.

Day 6

8h00 We break up camp and set off on the 4×4 road running next to the Kunene river.

This is our adventure for the day and we take a comfortable drive down the river.

16h00 We should arrive in camp at Epupa falls.

Day 7

We take a rest day. A good restaurant and bar with a perfect view of the falls, makes for a nice resting day.

Day 8

8h00 Depart from our campsite and travel south for a fill up before we tackle the Kaokoland.

10h30 We stop for a coffee break.

12h30 We stop for lunch next to the road.

16h00 Arrive at the van Zyls pass camp for the night. 

Day 9

8h00 Depart from our campsite and we start with van Zyls pass. We will take our time and enjoy the experience.

Remember to bring your writing item to write your name on a rock and pack it on the heap once we are done with the pass.

12h00 We should be done with the pass and take lunch. 

We proceed our drive through the Marienfluss.

17h00 Arrive at our camp for two nights.

Day 10

We take an off explore the area or just chill or read a book.

Day 11

8h00 Depart from our campsite and head south to the granite mine. We pass some of the well known drums, driving a small loop in the area.

10h30 Stop for coffee.

13h00 we stop for lunch along the road

15h00 arrive in camp for the night.

Day 12

8h00 Depart from camp and drive further south. We drive through well known towns like Puros and Sesfontein. At Sesfontein we find fuel and tyre repairs if needed.

We drive through and past some of the most scenic riverbeds and mountains

10h30 Stop for a coffee break. 

14h00 In Sesfontein we will stop for lunch/ coffee at the Fort Sesfontein coffee shop.

17h00 Arrive at our campsite for the night. Khowariep community camp.

Day 13

8h00 Depart from camp and drive towards the Twyfelfontein area. This is our Doros crater day.

10h30 We arrive in the area and stop for a coffee break. 

From here we visit the Doros crater. It will take the best part of the day but it will be very enjoyable 4×4 driving. 

16h00 Arrive at our campsite in the Twyfelfontein area for the night.

Day 14

8h00 Depart from camp and visit the organ pipes and rock paintings in the area.

10h30 Stop for a coffee break. 

13h00 We will lunch in the area.

15h00 We make our way to the White lady lodge for our last night in Damaraland. 

A nice restaurant available for a good meal.

Day 15

8h00 Depart from camp and drive towards Windhoek.

10h30 Coffee stop

13h30 Stop for lunch.

17h00 Arrive at our campsite at the exit of Namibia at Zeldas game farm, our last night on tour.

Day 16

Our tour concludes and I start my journey home at 6am. You may hang back and spend another day or two or take your own relaxed drive home.

We meet here at Kalahari rest lodge about 10 km outside of Kang