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Great Table Mountains Scenic Route

Khorixas - Torra Bay

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Landscape Landscape
Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Security Security
Wildlife Wildlife
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Beach Beach
Urban life Urban life
Great Table Mountains Scenic Route ACTIVATE MAP Stages1 km208 h/stage5.4

Best months to drive

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Great Table Mountains Scenic Route in Namibia?

Economy
Low budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 54EUR drive & more 25EUR sleep & more 55EUR eat & more 48EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 128EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 182EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 81EUR drive & more 38EUR sleep & more 110EUR eat & more 72EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 220EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 301EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 144EUR drive & more 50EUR sleep & more 187EUR eat & more 96EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 333EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 477EUR
Camper
On the road in RV, overnight at camp grounds with self-catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 225EUR drive & more 50EUR sleep & more 55EUR eat & more 48EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 153EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 378EUR
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Great Table Mountains Scenic Route Itinerary

The Great Table Mountains Scenic Route is a 208km road trip that starts in the city of Khorixas in Namibia and ends in Torra Bay. It is recommended to complete this journey in 1 day and the best time of the year to drive is during the dry season. Along the route, travellers will be able to experience the breathtaking landscapes of the area, from the rolling hills to the ancient mountain ranges. Please note that the road conditions are not good, so please take extra care when driving. Despite this, the experience of this road trip is second to none, and is suitable for all drivers. With a fair budget, this is a great way to make memories that will last a lifetime.
number of days 1 number of days
route length 208 km route length
budget moderate budget
good for tourist good for
traffic direction on the left traffic direction
accident level low accident level

START Khorixas

Distance 208 km Driving time 5.4 h Pace: slow 47.8 kWh
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Khorixas is the perfect starting point for the Great Table Mountains Scenic Route road trip. Located in the Kunene region in Namibia, it is the gateway to the Damaraland. It lies not far from the Etosha National Park and the Skeleton Coast. Khorixas offers many sights and attractions to explore. Take a visit to the Twyfelfontein rock engravings, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, or go on a safari to the nearby Etosha National Park. Also take a moment to explore the nearby Himba villages and get to know the culture and traditions of the local people. For those traveling by air, the closest international airport is the Hosea Kutako International Airport (IATA: WDH). Car rental is available at the airport and is the best way to explore the area and start the Great Table Mountains Scenic Route. Make sure to take advantage of the car rental services to get the most out of your road trip. Khorixas is a great starting point for the Great Table Mountains Scenic Route. It offers many attractions and sights to explore, and the car rental services make it an ideal destination for travelers. So make sure to include Khorixas in your road trip plan and enjoy the beauty of the Damaraland.

1 Khorixas - Torra Bay

Distance 208 km Driving time 5.4 h Pace: slow 47.8 kWh View map Itinerary
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Are you ready for an amazing road trip experience? Get ready to explore the beauty of Namibia, starting in Khorixas and ending in Torra Bay! This 208 km journey will take you less than 6 hours, but you’ll get to see some of the most amazing sites in Namibia. Start in Khorixas and visit the fascinating Petrified Forest, a unique natural site with ancient trees that have been turned to stone. Then, take a short trip to the Brandberg Mountain, the highest mountain in Namibia, and visit the famous White Lady rock painting. Continue your journey to Torra Bay, passing by the Spitzkoppe, a group of remarkable granite peaks. The area is also known for its rock art, so make sure to take some time to explore the fascinating sites. This is only one of the stages of your Namibian adventure, so make sure to explore more of the country. For more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route, check out the Itinerary of this stage. Enjoy your road trip!

  Torra Bay

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Torra Bay is the perfect ending point for the "Great Table Mountains Scenic Route" road trip. Located in Namibia, the town is a great way to cap off an adventure filled with beautiful sights and amazing experiences. For those traveling by car, Torra Bay is easily accessible from the nearby towns of Aus and Luderitz. The town itself is a small fishing village that overlooks the Atlantic Ocean, and is a great spot for some relaxation. The nearby beaches are perfect for a day of swimming, sunbathing, and beachcombing. The area is also known for its abundant bird life and is a great spot for bird watching. If you're looking for a little more excitement, there are a few cultural attractions in the area. Visit the Torra Bay Museum to learn about the history and culture of the area, or take a tour of the old German fort located nearby. You can also explore the old church ruins, or take a leisurely stroll along the beach. For those coming from out of town, the closest international airport is the Walvis Bay Airport (WVB). From there, it's a short drive to Torra Bay. No matter how you get there, Torra Bay is the perfect ending point for the "Great Table Mountains Scenic Route" road trip. With its stunning beaches, abundant wildlife, and interesting cultural attractions, it's the perfect place to relax and reflect on all the wonderful sights and experiences you had along the way.

Great Table Mountains Scenic Route at a glance

Facts for safer driving in Namibia

drink drive limit drink drive limit 0.5
max speed urban max speed urban 60 km/h
max speed rural max speed rural 120 km/h
max speed highway max speed highway 120 km/h
headlights at daytime headlights at daytime on
fire extinguisher fire extinguisher no
tolls tolls no
seat belts seat belts yes

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