Discover classic Namibia, from its dramatic landscapes such as the red dunes of Sossusvlei andancient mountains and rock formations of Damaraland, to its incredible wildlife at Etosha. Embrace adventure on quad bike excursions, safaris, bushwalks and rhino tracking, uncover Namibia’s unique culture and heritage, and enjoy some downtime too with stargazing, nature walks and scenic drives.
The sand dunes of Sossusvlei in the Namib Desert are often referred to as the highest dunes in the world.
Kulala Desert Lodge: Morning Excursion to SossusvleI, visit of Sesriem Canyon, scenic drives in Kulala Nature Reserve, guided nature walks After morning coffee and rusks, head out to explore the spectacular Sossusvlei. Enter the Namib-Naukluft National Park through a private gate with marvelous views of the Namib Sand Sea. Enroute, you’ll see small game such as oryx, bat-eared fox, brown hyena and more, during your guided drives on the Kulala Nature Reserve. Visit the stunning white pans of Deadvlei, and the towering golden-orange sand dunes of Sossusvlei. After a light breakfast on the dunes, take guided walks around camp with the backdrop of stunning mountains. Set out on a nature trail along the dry river bed of Tsauchab, observing insects, reptiles, and rodents that live in these harsh conditions. Once you have worked up an appetite, enjoy lunch on a beautifully laid out table under the canopy of camelthorn trees. Later, saunter along the Sesriem Canyon floor admiring its beautiful formations before returning to lodge as the sunlight fades away.
Little Kulala: Morning Excursion to Sossusvlei, visit of Sesriem Canyon, scenic drives in Kulala Nature Reserve, guided nature walks, Quad biking, Star gazing and scorpion night walk Discover the shape-shifting, chameleon-like epic landscape of Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei that’s forever changing with the wind and the sun. Guided excursions to these ancient Namib clay pans skirted by sandy dunes are among the driest spots on our planet. Visit the primeval wonder of Sesriem Canyon with its distinct geological layers. Spot the region’s native wildlife of oryx, bat-eared fox, brown hyena and exotic birdlife on guided nature drives to the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve. Stretch your legs on guided walking trips along the dry riverbed of the Tsauchab River, and watch the small wonders of unbound nature. Let the adventurer within you discover the exhilaration of quad biking through the Kulala Wilderness Reserve with its spectacular views of the vast desert and its wild denizens. (Fitness Level: Moderate; Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, binoculars and don’t forget your cameras).
Damaraland is one Namibia’s most scenic areas with its huge and ruggedly beauty, ideal for adventurous guests.
Doro Nawas Camp: Nature drives, Cultural activities, Nature walks and Rock art excursions Unearth the treasures of Damaraland in Namibia. Marvel at stunning geological phenomena – from the prehistoric San rock art at Twyfelfontein, and the fossilized tree trunks at the Petrified Forest, to the Organ Pipes rock formations, and the solidified lava flow of the Burnt Mountain. Set out on nature drives in open Land Rovers, presenting panoramic vistas of Etendeka Mountains and red sandstone cliffs around you. See desert-adapted elephants, springboks, and gemsboks, and a variety of birdlife in the Huab River Valley. You may occasionally encounter a wandering cheetah or the endangered black rhino too. Scenic hikes and riverside lunches showcase the utter wilderness in a different light. For a taste of local history and cultural immersion, visit the Doro !Nawas Conservancy and the Damara Living Museum nearby. You’ll enjoy guided night walks showcasing the Namib’s nocturnal wonders including UV fluorescent scorpions. Namibia’s unpolluted clear skies are ideal for stargazing and learning about the cosmos!
Damaraland Camp: Nature drives, Cultural activities, Nature walks and Rock art excursions Explore the dramatic landscape of Damaraland, with its dry plains and valleys hemmed in by rocky desert mountains. Spot endangered black rhinos, rare desert-adapted elephants and lions, as well as Namibian gemsbok, zebra and giraffe on morning and afternoon game drives – that’s when wildlife is best viewed. Visit local farms and communities of the Nama-Damara, Herero, Ovambo, and the displaced Riemvasmaak of South Africa. Learn more about their cultural heritage, traditions, rituals and daily lives on your interactions with the local community. Go on guided walking trips and watch the small wonders of unbound nature at Damaraland. Explore its ancient geological past and look out for its unique desert-adapted plant and animal life. Hidden among the wild red-rock mountains, at an extra cost, discover some of the finest prehistoric rock art to be found in Africa. (Fitness Level: Moderate; Please bring sunscreen, sunglasses, hats, binoculars and don’t forget your cameras).
Discover ‘the big white place of dry water’! Etosha National Park is home to over 100 mammals, including rare black rhinos, elephants, wildebeest, zebras, buffaloes, antelopes, hyenas, lions, cheetahs and leopards.
Andersson’s at Ongava: Game Drives, Bush Walks, Rhino Tracking Experience Namibia’s finest private game reserve that lets you observe the wildlife and vegetation in ways you never imagined. Guided game drives in the morning, afternoon, and evening across the Ongava Game Reserve are a great way to savor the sights of an arid land and ample game. The feeling of being so close to nature at the camp is a learning experience. You can also opt for the seasonal and guided walks through the area to connect better with the surrounding terrain, unusual flora and fauna, and the exhilarating opportunity of rhino tracking. The thrill of spotting rhinos, sometimes, a herd, is a high that will last for a lifetime.
Little Ongava: Game Drives, Bush Walks, Rhino Tracking Experience Namibia’s finest private game reserve that lets you observe the wildlife and vegetation in ways you never imagined. Guided game drives in the morning, afternoon, and evening across the Ongava Game Reserve are a great way to savor the sights of an arid land and ample game. The feeling of being so close to nature at the camp is a learning experience. You can also opt for the seasonal and guided walks through the area to connect better with the surrounding terrain, unusual flora and fauna, and the exhilarating opportunity of rhino tracking. The thrill of spotting rhinos, sometimes, a herd, is a high that will last for a lifetime.
Windhoek, Namibia’s small capital yet the largest city, lies in a beautiful valley bordered by the Eros Mountains in the north and the Auas mountains in the south.
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