Namibian Tours & Safaris: Kaokoland Classic - 8 nights (incl 3 nights lodging)

Kaokoland Classic Safari - 8 nights (incl 3 nights lodging)

Day 1

Arrive at Khowarib Lodge for luxury and comfort on your first evening.

Day 2

After a relaxed evening at Khowarib Lodge you depart with the guide and back up staff and head north to Opuwo. Mix with the Himba and Herero women in this culture-rich town, while we shop for final fresh produce for the coming days. Continue on via Ruacana to Swartbooisdrift and visit the Dorsland Trekkers Monument. Camping by the Kunene River Lodge.

Day 3

Drive through spectacular scenery enjoying the palm trees along the banks of the river. Possible crocodile sightings and many interesting birding opportunities can be seen in the area. Arrive at Epupa Falls and have a sun-downer on the observation point overlooking the falls. Overnight lodging at Camp Epupa.

Day 4

Leave Epupa Falls and head south to Okonguati before turning west into the most remote part of the region. Drive on rough tracks through Otjitanda and begin to traverse the Van Zyls Pass. Wild camping just before the final section of the pass.

Day 5

Drive up to the highest part of the Van Zyls Pass and stop to enjoy the magnificent view of the Marienfluss. We complete our descent for a celebration at the foot of the pass and drive north to camp by the Kunene River.

Day 6

Drive through the beautiful Hartmann Valley seeing Oryx in this harsh environment. Pass the famous “Red Drum” to camp by the Khumib River. (This night can also be supplemented with lodging at Etambura Camp instead of camping, with an additional cost of N$450 per person.)

Day 7

Drive south via the Hoarasib river bed to reach the township of Purros. We visit a local Himba Village in the late afternoon and learn how these fascinating semi-nomadic people live, work, think and worship. You will be able to exchange information and be allowed to take photographs. Overnight camping at Purros Community campsite.

Day 8

Travel further south exploring the area to the Hoanib River searching for the desert adapted elephants and other wild life. Continue on via Sesfontein to Khowarib Lodge -offering comfortable accommodation in Kaokoland.

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