It includes the impressive Fish River Canyon, the quaint town of Lüderitz, Kolmanskop (The old diamond mining Ghost Town), Wild horses, Quiver Tree Forest, Duwiseb Castle, the Lithops collection at our lodge and Ai Ais hot springs.
If you are travelling to Southern Namibia from any of the South African boarders or Windhoek a perfect starting point would be Alte Kalköfen Lodge. The central location, beautiful surrounds, peaceful ambience and proximity to various important attractions makes it an ideal first stop.
The lodge is located 300 kms from the South African boarders; Nakop or Vioolsdrift, 100 kms from Keetmanshoop and 590 kms from Windhoek.
Not only will you be able to rest and recover from your busy lives in extreme comfort before you head off on some big adventures but you will also be able to use us as your base for day visits to any of the following attractions:
After that, the following route planner summary could work really well for your next trip to Southern Namibia. Allow 10 days at least, preferably two weeks to give you two / three night stops in each location. The complete route is roughly 1000 kms from and back to the Namibian border (not taking in account distances to hot spots). Expect the longest journey from Windhoek this route is very manageable.
Southern Namibia Route Planner:
To read up about some of the surrounding attractions we have mentioned, or if you would rather not drive too far and use Alte Kalköfen Lodge as a base to visit key attractions in the area go to our surrounding attractions page.