BMW Multiday Tour - Namibia

8 days (7 overnight stays)
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Forget about the daily grind and enjoy a week of exiting off-road driving. You will be exploring Namibia’s varied and challenging landscape in a BMW X3. Thanks to GPS navigation, cross-country tours are no problem at all. Negotiating dirt and gravel tracks, sand dunes and dry river deltas you will experience a novel sense of driving and your enthusiasm will increase with each kilometer covered.
No previous experience is required for this adventure trip!


Day 1 - Welcome to Namibia

On the day of your arrival we will welcome you at the International Airport Hosea Kutako near Windhoek and take you to Midgard Country Estate. Travel back in time, as you will be welcomed with a welcome drink and snacks in the unique Old-timer museum on the farm. After lunch, under the beautiful old trees on the estate, your instructor will give you a briefing on off-road behavior and automotive engineering of the BMW X3. The first driving experience will be gathered on a scroll through the game camp while observing wildlife. Up the “Hilltop mountain” you will be rewarded  not only with a sundowner, but with a spectacular view over the estate. The dinner will be served in the cozy “Kegelbahn” (skittle alley). In relaxed atmosphere you will get to know your group members and enjoy a fun evening with bowling.


Guests arriving one day earlier can relax at the spa, visit the sport facilities, e.g. Tennis court or enjoy some exercise in the gym, to stretch the muscles after a long flight.


Accommodation: Midgard Country Lodge

Day 2 - Fascinating vistas


After a hearty breakfast, you will challenge the mountains and discover the skills of the BMW X3. Driving through savanna and bushveld up to the top of the mountain, where you will be enchanted by the view from the platform, which is called for a good reason “God’s Window”.  Sit down and enjoy lunch with a stunning 360° panoramic view  of the Otjihavera Mountains. Afterwards  you continue your off-road experience though the mountains. In the evening a delicious meal is served at the Midgard restaurant.
Accommodation: Midgard Country Lodge
Day 3 - Cross country
A copious breakfast strengthens you for the drive to the Erindi Private Game Reserve. After a visit to the famous woodcutters’ market at Okahandja, you travel on gravel roads to the private game reserve Erindi and enjoy lunch on arrival. During a game drive in open safari vehicles you will experience the pristine wilderness character of the nature reserve and its amazing variety of animals including elephants, hippos, crocodiles, giraffes, lions, cheetahs, wild dogs and antelopes such as waterbuck, oryx, kudu, impala, red hartebeest and many more. Spoiled with an excellent dinner, you can relaxe on the viewing deck outside of the restaurant and have an evening drink with the elephants coming to the waterhole.
Accommodation: Erinidi Private Game Reserve
Day 4 - Mountains and plateaux
Enjoy another game drive in the morning at Erindi, before the road will lead through dry riverbeds  to Ai-Aiba - The Rock Painting Lodge. On your the way, observe the beauty of the Erongo Mountains - a volcanic massif. The giant formations, in the form of large stone balls lying above and next to each other, line the landscape and impress with their size. These ancient rock formations are the eroded remains of a volcanic complex about 130 million years old and famous for its countless rock paintings. After lunch at Ai-Aiba you will explore the area by 4x4 and see the fascinating  bushman paintings. Your will enjoy a dinner “under the stars” in the middle of the bush between the rocks.
Accommodation: Ai-Aiba - The Rock Painting Lodge
Day 5 - En route to the coast
Today you will be challenged again by Namibia’s dry riverbeds and gravel plains. You cross the desert off-road along the Khan River until you  reach Swakopmund on the west coast. The next two nights will be spent in Swakopmund at the Strand Hotel. The influence of German colonial times is still very obvious in the picturesque coastal town. Enjoy lunch en route to the Atlantic Ocean. In the evening a dinner in the desert is expecting you – a remarkable experience.
Accommodation: Strand Hotel Swakopmund
Day 6 - Dunes and Waves
Many highlights are in store for you today. You board a boat – chartered exclusively for BMW – to experience a cruise full of surprises. After a fortified and lavish lunch with champagne and Namibian oysters served on the beach, a drive along the narrow strip of the coast from Sandwich Harbour (a nature reserve) over high dune spits until you reach the lagoon of Walvis Bay. The ultimate off-road experience! The lagoon of Walvis Bay is a birds paradise, where you can spot among others birds big groups of flamingos. This exciting day is crowned by an excellent dinner in one of the famous restaurants in Swakopmund. The perfect location to eat fresh fish and the world famous Namibian oysters.
Accommodation: Strand Hotel Swakopmund
Day 7 - Return Journey
Today you return from the coast to your point of departure, Windhoek. You drive via the beautiful Bosua Pass and have lunch en route served with delicious homemade bread. To top off your day you will have dinner in the famous Hotel Heinitzburg, which overlooks Namibia's capital city Windhoek. Varied cuisine are served on this evening, ranging from local to international dishes. A true celebration of the senses.
Day 8 - "Auf Wiedersehen" (Good bye)
Today it is “auf Wiedersehen/Ciao/good bye/au revoir/adios” from your BMW team and you will be transferred to Hosea Kutako International Airport to embarce upon your homeward journey with many exiting memories.