Northern Namibia - Landscape, Culture & Nature
Below is an example of a Northern Namibia Highlights tour.. All itineraries can be tailormade to suit the clients requirements, interests and budget.
DAY 1: WINDHOEK
On arrival at Windhoek Airport you will be met our representative for the vehicle and welcome pack handover
The day can be spent at your leisure in Windhoek to recover from your journey. Alternatively we can organise an afternoon excursion for you.
Windhoek excursions include a city and township tour, horse trails and a visit to a game farm for big cat feeding.
DAY 2 : ERONGO MOUNTAINS
The first days drive is relatively short to the Erongo region which sports spectacular views, excellent hiking and nature activities.
DAY 3 & 4 : SOUTHERN DAMARALAND
Damaraland is a stunning Wilderness area. The southern regions are home to Brandberg Mountain as well as the world famous rock paintings of Twyfelfontein, the Petrified Forest, Organ Pipes and Burnt Mountain which you will visit on arrival in Twyfelfontein
Most lodges offer excursions to seek out the elusive desert elephants and other wildlife and we highly recommend this activity to our clients.
DAY 5 & 6: NORTHERN DAMARALAND
Northern Damaraland is home to stunning scenery and plateaus. The 'middle of nowhere' feel never fails to draw people back over and over again, coupled with good game viewing possibilities inclluding desert adapted elephant tracking and black rhino tracking which is avaliable at selected lodges.
The Northern parts of Damaraland also offer the possibility to visit local Himba tribes for a truly unique tribal experience.
DAY 7,8,9 & 10: KAOKOLAND
Heading North from Damaraland your enter the northern region of Kaokoland home to the semi nomadic Himba tribes. Epupa Falls on the northern border with Angola provides some wonderful scenery, and also offers activities such as river rafting and kayaking.
Other activities available in this area include visits to Himba villages, guided walks, nature walks, birdwatching and scenic drives and sundowner trips.
DAY 11, 12 & 13: ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK
Etosha is home to 4 of the Big 5 (elephant, rhino, leopard and lion) as well as a vast quantity of game and birdlife.
Self driving your game drives in Etosha is very simple, the park is well laid out and there are many waterholes that you can visit. Should you wish to have a guided game drive or night drive during your stay in Etosha this can be organised by your tour consultant.
DAY 14 : WATERBERG
Waterberg Plateau is a beautiful wilderness area popular with hikers and ramblers. The Waterberg Plateau is also conveniently located at the half way point between Etosha and Windhoek, and is in close proximity to the Cheetah Conservation Fund (CCF) and Rare and Endangered Species Trust (REST) Vulture restaurant which are well worth a visit.
DAY 15 : TOUR ENDS
You will return to Windhoek for your onward travels.
Available tour formats:-
Self Drive, Guided Tour or Fly In Safari
Camping / Budget Accommodation
Days can be added or removed from this itinerary to suit your requirements.