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Khomas Panoramic Road

Windhoek - Swakopmund

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Benefit-stress ratio Benefit-stress ratio
Landscape Landscape
Security Security
Comfort Comfort
Road conditions Road conditions
Wildlife Wildlife
Urban life Urban life
Culture Culture
Khomas Panoramic Road ACTIVATE MAP Stages1 km327 h/stage5.7

Best months to drive

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Road Trip Costs

How much does it cost to go on a Khomas Panoramic Road 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 50EUR sleep & more 55EUR eat & more 48EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 153EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 207EUR
Standard
Mid budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 81EUR drive & more 63EUR sleep & more 110EUR eat & more 72EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 245EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 326EUR
Premium
High budget options by car rental, accommodation and catering. In- and Out-bound travel expenses are not included.
rent & more 144EUR drive & more 75EUR sleep & more 187EUR eat & more 96EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 358EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 502EUR
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 88EUR sleep & more 55EUR eat & more 48EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) 191EUR Total (est. for 2 prs.) incl. rented car 416EUR
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Khomas Panoramic Road Itinerary

The Khomas Panoramic Road is a spectacular 327km journey from Windhoek to Swakopmund in Namibia. This road trip offers a great opportunity to experience the country's stunning landscapes and wildlife, and is suitable for drivers of all levels. The best time to take this trip is during the dry season, from May to October, when the roads are in the best condition. The trip can be completed in one day, but you may want to take your time and enjoy the scenery along the way. This road trip is an amazing way to experience Namibia and create incredible memories, while still being able to manage it on a budget.
number of days 1 number of days
route length 327 km route length
budget moderate budget
good for tourist good for
traffic direction on the left traffic direction
accident level moderate accident level

START Windhoek

Distance 327 km Driving time 5.7 h Pace: modest 84.9 kWh Airports WDH , ERS
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Windhoek, the capital and largest city in Namibia, is the perfect starting point for the "Khomas Panoramic Road" road trip. Windhoek is the perfect destination for all travelers due to its numerous attractions and activities. The city is home to a wide variety of historical sites, cultural attractions, and outdoor activities. For those looking to explore the city, the Windhoek Museum, Alte Feste, and the Christ Church are all must-sees. Additionally, the National Botanical Garden and Zoo Park are great places to explore the outdoors. The city is also known for its vibrant nightlife and the many restaurants and bars that offer a variety of cuisines. For travelers coming by air, the closest international airport is the Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH). Car rentals are available at the airport, making it easy to embark on the "Khomas Panoramic Road" road trip. Windhoek is a great starting point for travelers looking to explore the beauty and culture of Namibia. With its variety of attractions, outdoor activities, and nightlife, it is the perfect place to start a memorable road trip.

1 Windhoek - Swakopmund

Distance 327 km Driving time 5.7 h Pace: modest 84.9 kWh View map Itinerary
stretches of gravel road limited number of petrol stations not recommended for caravans scenic road sections of steep road 4WD recommended junction of road trips interesting  historic site attractive landscape accommodation options
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Embark on an exciting road trip from Windhoek to Swakopmund, Namibia and experience the breathtaking beauty of the Bosua Pass. This 327 km journey will take you fewer than 6 hours, and it is recommended that you have a 4WD car for this stage. As you drive through Bosua Pass, you will be captivated by the stunning landscapes and historical sites along the way. Be sure to take your time and enjoy the scenic views and take plenty of pictures. Be aware that there might not be any gas stations along the route, and the roads may be steep at times, so drive safely and with caution. This is just one of the stages of a larger tour, and more information regarding attractions, accommodation options, recommended restaurants, and campsites along the route is available in the “Itinerary” of this stage. So what are you waiting for? Let’s hit the road!

  Swakopmund

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Swakopmund is a coastal city in Namibia which serves as the final destination of the Khomas Panoramic Road. It is known as the adventure capital of Namibia, and it is no surprise why. The town has a unique fusion of German colonial architecture and African culture, making it an interesting place to explore. One of the main attractions in Swakopmund is the Museum of Namibian Marine Life. Here, visitors can explore the marine life of the Namibian coast, as well as learn about the history of Namibia. For those looking for a bit of adventure, the city also offers sandboarding, quad biking, and kite surfing. The Swakopmund Jetty is a great place to explore the city. Here, visitors can watch the sunset, take a boat trip, or enjoy some of the local seafood. There is also a great selection of restaurants and cafes to choose from. The closest international airport to Swakopmund is Hosea Kutako International Airport (WDH), which is located about 125 km away. From the airport, travelers can easily reach the city by car. Swakopmund is a great destination for those looking to explore the best of Namibia. Its unique blend of German colonial architecture and African culture, combined with its numerous adventure activities, make it a great place to end the Khomas Panoramic Road.

Khomas Panoramic Road 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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