Easily include Ai Aiba Lodge in your Namibian itinerary. Only 3 hours from Etosha National Park, 3 hours from Windhoek, 3 hours from Swakopmund and 3.5 hours from Twyfelfontein in Northern Damaraland.
Travelling from Windhoek use one of the following routes:
From Windhoek, take the B1 to Okahandja, which becomes the B2 as you head towards Swakopmund. Shortly before Karibib take the C 33 towards Omaruru. Travel along this road for 63 km, and just before the town of Omaruru, turn left onto the D 2315. After 10 km of gravel road enter the Conservancy gate. Another 36 km will bring you to the entrance of Ai Aiba Lodge.
This route is approximately 40 kilometers shorter in total than the previous one, but involves an extra 70 kilometers of gravel road: About 70km after Okahandja take the turnoff C 36 towards Wilhelmstal on your right. Travel on this gravel road for about 67km until you reach a junction with the Karibib - Omaruru tar road (C 33). Turn right on this road towards Omaruru. About 3km along this road and about 3 km before reaching the town of Omaruru turn left onto the D 2315. Travel 10 km of gravel road to enter the Conservancy gate. Another 45 km will bring you to the entrance of Ai Aiba Lodge. Distance: Windhoek - Ai Aiba approx. 255 km
Travelling from Swakopmund
From Swakopmund, the route is more scenic. Follow the B2 from Swakopmund to Usakos. At Usakos, turn left on the D 2306 towards Okombahe. After about 50 km turn right on the D 2315 towards Omaruru and continue along this road for about 10 km until you see the signs to turn left at the Ai Aiba Lodge. Distance: Swakopmund- Ai Aiba approx. 195 km
Travelling from the North
Travel through the town of Omaruru on the C33 towards Karibib. About 3km out of Omaruru, turn right onto the D 2315. After 10 km of gravel road enter the Conservancy gate. Another 36 km will bring you to the entrance of Ai Aiba Lodge. Distance: Etosha - Ai Aiba approx. 220 km