Travel the north eastern part of Namibia and see and experience how one of Namibia’s tribes, the Himbas, still live as they did many years ago. Visit the beautiful Epupa Falls which consists of a series of little waterfalls created by the Kunene River as it drops 60 meters, creating natural pools which provides visitors with a lovely recreational spot.
DAY 1 : WINDHOEK
Katutura Township Tour
The town of Katutura falls under the Windhoek municipality and was founded in the late 1950’s. The population of Windhoek is currently around 200 000 people of which about 60% live in Katutura. Katura has many suburbs with interesting names such as Havana, Soweto, and Babylon.
You will be taken on a fascinating township tour which will include a visit to Eveline Street – the longest street in Katutura, also known as ‘the street that never sleeps’ and the meat market also called Single Quarters.
DAY 2 : ERONGO MOUNTAINS
Conveniently located only a few hour’s drive from Namibia’s capital city of Windhoek, the Erongo Mountain Range stretches across the plains between the towns of Omaruru and Karibib, and is home to a remarkably rich natural heritage. This expanse of rugged wilderness serves as one of Namibia’s most popular tourist drawcards, attracting visitors with its spectacularly scenic landscapes, magnificent caves and rock painting sites, and its impressive array of wildlife species. These include, among others: rhino, elephant, cheetah, leopard, giraffe, wildebeest, impala, blesbok, waterbuck, kudu, warthog, mountain zebra, oryx, eland, springbok and over 200 species of bird. Visitors can look forward to enjoying a variety of adventurous activities such as hiking, rock climbing, games drives, horse riding safaris and mountain biking.
DAY 3 : KAMANJAB
Fringing the western edge of Etosha, Kamanjab is situated in the Kunene Region. It serves as an excellent base for visitors looking for adventure in the surrounding area. It is home to Peet Alberts Rock Engravings the second largest rock art site in Namibia with over 1,200 and 1,500 rock engravings featuring animal and abstract images. Visitors can look forward to an array of activities including a chance to meet the Himbas in Kaokoland and opportunities to see the desert elephants.
DAY 4 : OPUWO
Opuwo, meaning ‘the end’ in Herero, lies in the north western Kunene region of Namibia. It serves as the capital of the region and is known as the gateway to the magnificent Epupa Falls. The surrounding landscape is characterised by low-lying hills, and vast dry desert plains inhabited by a wealth of desert-adapted wildlife. It serves as the central hub for the Himba culture. The town provides a perfect base for visitors wishing to explore the Kaokoland area and visit the local villages of the itinerant Himba people. The town and the Opuwo surrounding area is known as one of the cultural highlights of a trip to Namibia as it features an incredibly rich cultural heritage. Don’t miss an opportunity to learn about the fascinating Himba community within this starkly beautiful landscape.
DAYS 5 – 6 : EPUPA FALLS
Situated in the Kaokoland area of Namibia, Epupa Falls is set near the border of Angola. Named by the Herero people after the spray it creates, Epupa means ‘ water falling. The falls consists of a series of little waterfalls created by the Kunene River as it drops 60 metres, creating hundreds of natural pools that provide the Himba people and visitors with a fantastic recreation spot. These incredibly beautiful falls create a spectacular contrast to the arid desert and rugged surrounding mountains. Visitors can look forward to discovering the unspoilt environment, the majestic baobabs and wild fig trees dotting the surrounds. Don’t miss the opportunity to enjoy world-class birdwatching and spot an array of species including the bee-eaters, hornbills, kingfishers, fish eagles, flycatchers, and herons.
DAY 7 : ETOSHA WEST
Situated in the western part of Etosha National park, Etosha West is a new addition to this world-famous wildlife sanctuary. Formerly a restricted area the wilder western region accessed through Galton Gate, has previously had limited access, today it is open to all visitors who wish to discover the secluded reaches of this spectacular park. Visitors to Etosha West can look forward to exploring the magnificent scenery of this remote north Namibian landscape characterised by lush undulating terrain and a reddish brown soil, which is a stark contrast to the white dusty clay soil of Etosha East’s flat expansive plains. The area boasts numerous waterholes attracting elephant, rhino, leopard, lion, and a variety of buck. Don’t miss the opportunity to catch a glimpse of the rare Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra and black-faced impala.
DAY 8 : ETOSHA SOUTH
Located just south of the boundary of Etosha National Park in northwestern Namibia, Etosha South makes up the southern region of this wild paradise. Ongava Private Game Reserve shares the southern boundary with Etosha National Park and offers an array of luxury lodges overlooking picturesque landscapes dotted with abundant wildlife. The national park can be accessed via the southern entrance at Andersson’s Gate. Visitors can catch a glimpse of a variety of wildlife including: lion, giraffe, elephant, white and black rhino, and a multitude of plains game. Popular activities include: game drives, tracking rhinos on foot, guided nature walks, or watch the sunset over this magnificent landscape.
DAY 9 : OTJIWARONGO
Otjiwarongo – meaning ‘the place of fat cattle’ – is a tranquil, German-influenced town with numerous lodging options, shops and other amenities, making it ideal for a stopover en route to Windhoek, Etosha National Park and the Waterberg Plateau. Points of interest include a good craft market, the Cheetah Conservation Fund and the Crocodile Ranch, where visitors can view these fascinating reptiles and, if they fancy, sample a selection of crocodile meat dishes at the ranch restaurant.
DAY 10 : END OF ITINERAR
ACCOMMODATION: WINDHOEK GARDENS BOUTIQUE HOTEL | WINDHOEK
Windhoek Gardens Boutique Hotel is located 5 minutes away from the centre of Windhoek, making it a perfect mix of convenience and practicality. Windhoek Gardens Boutique Hotel boasts 28 uniquely Namibian themed rooms, each with high speed internet and an ample workstation. All rooms are twin bedded and have en-suite bathrooms. The gorgeously furnished modern fitted rooms combined with a restful and rustic setting offers you the perfect stop over in Windhoek.
ACCOMMODATION: OMARURU GAME LODGE |ERONGO MOUNTAINS
Omaruru Game Lodge is situated in a 3400 ha private game park with rhinos, eland, sable, zebras and ostriches leopard and cheetahs. The lodge is built in the midst of a green oasis on the banks of a river.
The lodge was designed in the traditional African round house style with grass roofs. The en-suite bungalows are situated around a big waterhole in the shadow of the large palm and sycamore trees and from your patio you can watch the scenery of African wildlife. Your candle light dinner will be taken in the restaurant or on a romantic grill place where traditional Namibian food will be served.
ACCOMMODATION: OPPI-KOPPI RESTCAMP | KAMANJAB
OPPI-KOPPI is an Oasis in the desert and a quiet place to enjoy yourself and recharge before continuing the journey to Damaraland, Kaokoland, Skeleton Coast, Ethosha or Windhoek. The bar is one of the friendliest in the whole North-west Namibia, and in the restaurant you can enjoy a delicious menu with European operation.
ACCOMMODATION: OPUWO COUNTRY LODGE | OPUWO
Opuwo Country Lodge is situated on a northwest facing hilltop just outside the town of Opuwo. An awe-inspiring 360º view of the surrounding area gives visitors a spectacular vantage point of the surrounding area.
With luxury and standard accommodation, air conditioning, as well as well-appointed camping sites— the Lodge is the ideal base from which to explore the Kaokoland. Deck chairs and umbrellas set the scene for a relaxed day around the pool or a welcome respite from the heat after a hard day’s drive. Next to the pool is the Bar and Restaurant where guests can enjoy ice cold refreshments and mouth-watering meals. The lodge is within easy reach of Kaoko-Otavi, Epupa Falls and Swartbooisdrift, popular destinations for visitors to the area. Road conditions between Kamanjab and Opuwo are in excellent condition (tarmac). The 85 km to Ruacana is also a tarmac road and in excellent driving condition.
ACCOMMODATION: OMARUNGA EPUPA-FALLS CAMP GONDWANA COLLECTION NAMIBIA | EPUPA FALLS
Off the C43 following the D3700. The peaceful flow of river and subtle crash of the Falls, keep you company when staying at the special destination. Tented chalets and charming guest areas allow for a comfortable stay. With the Epupa Falls and Kunene River ensuring spectacular views.
ACCOMMODATION: DOLOMITE CAMP | ETOSHA WEST
Dolomite Camp consists of a spacious reception, lounge, bar and restaurant area with a walkway leading to thatched, en suite chalets nestled amongst the rocky outcrops, which provide privacy with dramatic and panoramic landscape views. The camp’s interiors are designed to harmonize the natural surroundings, characterized by weathered dolomite rock formations, Mopane, moringa trees and savannah woodland. With no fewer than 15 waterholes in the surrounding areas, Dolomite Camp presents great wildlife viewing opportunities. Specially arranged Game drives, operated by knowledgeable guides, take you to parts of the Park previously only known to Conservationists.
ACCOMMODATION: OKAUKUEJO RESORT | ETOSHA SOUTH
Okaukuejo Resort is ideally located 17 km from the southern entrance of the park. Famous for its flood-lit waterhole, where visitors can observe at close quarters a spectacle of wildlife congregating and interacting. The comfortable guest chalets have views overlooking the waterhole. The bush chalets feature double rooms or family chalets. Other facilities include a restaurant, bar, shop, swimming pool, kiosk and camping facilities.
ACCOMMODATION:OTJIWA SAFARI LODGE | OTJIWARONGO
Otjiwa is one of the most diverse Namibian destination and not only an stop-over or gateway en-route the world famous Etosha National Park and Damara- or Kaokoland in the west or the Water-berg Plateau in the east. Otjiwa Safari Lodge offer much more than our unique and fragile nature that vary from savannah to acacia forest. Otjiwa enhance animal welfare of not only some endangered and several rare species as as well as an tremendous bird life collection. We encourage also day visitors to share our interest in Game drives, Angling, Canoeing, Mountain biking, Star Gazing, Hiking Swimming and Rhino tracking. Otjiwa sets the stage for unique romantic Weddings, Team Building, other special events and Conferences. Our superb restaurant serves gourmet dishes as well as a variety on excellent home-style Namibian meat.
- All accommodations
- Meals: Breakfast and Dinner
- A professional guide/driver
- Activities as per itinerary
- Park Fees
- Transfers to and from the airport
- Pre and Post accommodation
- Items of personal nature
- Flight Tickets