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The best of Namibia

A 15-day self-drive adventure showing you the highlights of Namibia. You will visit Sossusvlei and climb Dune 45, you can also hike in Sesriem Canon. You will visit Swakopmund, Twyfelfontein and Etosha National Park. 

Namibia & Botswana

Combining the best of both. A 24-day self-drive adventure combining Namibia with Botswana. After the highlights in Namibia you will drive via the Caprivi strip to Botswana where you will visit Chobe National Park and the Okavango Delta.
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Start planning your dream trip

Makasa Safari is the company of Selma and Yohannes Ngomi Kamm. Ngomi, born and raised in Tanzania, started working as a tour guide for the safari company of his parents when he was seventeen. He subsequently studied zoology in the USA. Ngomi has over twenty years of experience working in the safari business. Selma, born and raised in the Netherlands, started her career as a qualified nurse. During her internship in a Tanzanian hospital, she fell in love with Ngomi as well as with the country where they started Makasa Safaris in 2009 together. This wealth of experience is your guarantee that you will experience the finest service, down to the minutest detail, on a journey that will leave you with a lifetime of memories. The business is their dream, and their goal is to make your dream trip come true.

Why choose Makasa Safaris?

Far be it from us to blow our own trumpet. Our Dutch/German background, which helps us to understand what Western travellers want, is not unique. The combination with the fact that we live in Tanzania, Africa and take care of every detail of your trip, however, does give us a unique advantage. In addition, selecting Makasa for your journey offers a number of important benefits. View the full list below.
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Trustworthy vehicles

Fully equipped 4×4’s which are perfectly fitted for a self-drive adventure in Namibia. Explanation and test drive + unlimited mileage included.

Relax and enjoy

Our goal is to make your life easier on your trip. We will take care of every detail, from collecting you from the airport to returning you after an amazing holiday.

International team

Selma is Dutch, while Ngomi is half German, half Tanzanian – a valuable combination if you want to plan a marvellous journey.

Namibia top experts

We live in Tanzania and have local experts in Namibia, so we can show you the best spots and give you the best advice.

Award-winning operator

We have won the TripAdvisor Certificate of Excellence five years in a row – and we are very proud of this honour.

Safety first!

24-hours emergency service in case of a breakdown. Insurance with standard excess and third party insurance.

Need advice? We are here to help you!

Africa Safari Namibia


Namibia is home to some of Africa’s most incredible landscapes. Imagine mountains made of deep rusty red sand, blackened dead acacia trees and you’re picturing the spectacular dunes of Sossusvlei. Or drive along The Skeleton Coast – a harsh but handsome shoreline littered with the carcasses of sunken ships and dead whales. Namibia offers plenty of wildlife as well; visit Etosha National Park for an incredible safari. Self-drives or guided tours are possible. And while you are there, meet the oldest inhabitants of southern Africa: the San bushmen.
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Visit Namibia and Botswana

Combine a Namibia holiday with Botswana! Botswana is renowned for its pristine wilderness areas characterised by deep lagoons, wetlands, lush palms, rugged hills and desert plains scattered with scrubland. The country’s primary tourist drawcard is undoubtedly the vast red expanse of the Kalahari Desert and its remarkably beautiful Okavango Delta, the largest inland delta in the world. These natural wonders provide a tranquil haven for an abundance of African wildlife to thrive. Other highlights include the impressive Makgadikgadi Salt Pans, where visitors are privy to massive zebra migrations during the flood season; the Savuti plains, which host large prides of lions; and the Tsodilo Hills, where 4500 rock paintings form a unique record of human settlement over many millennia.

Self-drive Safaris

Namibia’s road network is mostly made up of gravel roads. We offer you a selection of the best 4×4’s perfectly designed for Namibia’s gravel and tar roads. They are convenient for driving in the rainy season too. There are different 4x4 vehicles to choose from, depending how you want to travel. What all vehicles have in common is that they are not older than 2,5 years. You want to rest assured that you have the best possible car, being able to comfortably carry you over the long stretches of the Namibian roads. We are happy to advice you on which vehicle will suit you best. 
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Where to sleep

You can sleep at lodges and guesthouses or you might be renting a car bringing along all the camping equipment you need to spend the night in the middle of nature and prepare your own meals! We can discuss the different options, taking into account your every need and desire. Whether you are looking for a camping experience or to indulge in a luxury holiday, the options are numerous. We will be more than happy to advise you. What they all share in common is that they radiate the incomparable, traditional safari atmosphere. Those are the key aspects we focus on when selecting them. 
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Africa is our home

Makasa is a unique tour operator that provides private and tailor-made holidays in Tanzania, Namibia and Botswana. Safaris in the world’s most stunning and famous national parks, such as the Serengeti and the Ngorongoro Crater in Tanzania. Self drives in Namibia or visiting the beautiful Okavango Delta, the largest inland delta in the world. Together with you, we will plan and organize every detail of your tour package, as our goal is to give you an unforgettable experience.

Makasa is your partner of choice if you are interested in exploring and discovering the beauty of Namibia, Botswana or Tanzania. Whether you plan to travel as a couple, with your family or with a group of friends, we will organize every detail of your trip, from A to Z, allowing you to sit back, relax, and enjoy the experience. Our Western background and the fact that we actually live in Tanzania and have lived here for ten years place us in a unique position to create the dream trip of your life. Safari Njema (have a nice trip)!