On the banks of the Kavango River in northern Namibia lies the dusty city of Rundu. This is the capital of the Kavango region and has about 44,500 inhabitants. In Rundu, you can do your shopping and refuel for your self-drive journey. You can also buy beautiful handmade souvenirs at the local market. The area is known for its many wood carvings. If you are looking for an activity in Rundu, you might consider a boat trip on the Kavango River. There are various accommodations that offer these kinds of tours.
Rundo also has different options for eating out. And there are a number of small bars where you can have a drink. Several trips by Selfdrive4x4.com pass through this city. If you continue on toward the Caprivi Strip after Rundu, it is best to refuel and get supplies here first.