Choosing self-drive is a sure-fire way to enjoy the adventure of a lifetime, and you can travel at your own pace - taking in the multitude of sights, attractions and views offered by some of Africa’s most beautiful countries.
With a number of excellent 4x4 trails and routes to be enjoyed across Africa, off-road enthusiasts and thrill seekers are certainly spoiled for choice. Take your taste for adventure to new heights, and try one of these thrilling routes:
Top 4x4 routes in Namibia & Botswana
Isabis 4x4 Trail
Located in the catchment area of Gaub River in Namibia, near the Gamsberg Mountains, this trail is fairly moderate and has a camping site along the trail. This route is ideal for a family holiday or for beginners seeking a moderate trail.
Namib-Naukluft 4x4 Trail
This is one of the most challenging and difficult routes for 4x4 rental in Namibia adventures. Enjoy a two day adventure that takes you through one of the top game parks in the country.
Omaruru River 4x4 Trail
This trail starts from Henties Bay and continues along to Spitzkoppe Mountain, past Lewater and along the Omaruru River to Skoenklip (shoe rock).
Brandberg West 4x4 Trail
This trail starts at Ugab River and then progresses to Brandberg West mine. Black rhinos and desert elephants can often be seen in this area.
Tuli Elephant Trail
Botswana self-drive cannot miss a chance to see the famous Tuli Block. Enjoy game viewing and sightings of the famous Tuli elephants, visits to interesting geological features and varying levels of difficulty with a varied and fun route.
Chobe National Park
Chobe is by far one of Botswana’s most beautiful regions. 4x4 hire in Botswana allows you to explore this beautiful park at your own pace, passing the multitude of waterways, savannas and dirt roads and spotting an abundance of bird and animal life such as elephant, lion, rhino, hippo, wild dog and many more.
Makgadikgadi Salt Pans
Makgadikgadi is a precious and delicate ecosystem in Botswana, and while strict 4x4 rules apply in this area, it is not to be missed. This route offers a truly memorable experience, and is a must-visit destination for self-drive adventures.
With an impressive number of attractions and natural landscapes that are perfectly suited for off-road vehicles, Namibia and Botswana offer the perfect destinations for self-drive safaris.
4x4 Rental in Namibia & Botswana
Choose a reliable and affordable 4x4 for hire from a trusted travel operator that offers the best prices and packages, and set off on the adventure of a lifetime. Consult Drive South Africa to arrange 4x4 hire in Windhoek, Swakopmund, Chobe or any destination of your choice, and begin your self-drive adventure today.