Namibian Tour Package
15 day packaged
tour to Namibia.
Highlights include: Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei
Dunes & Etosha National Park.
from N$ 20 730.00 per person sharing
Windhoek would be your entry point into Namibia
from outside of Southern Africa, an alternative starting point could be a flight
into Johannesburg (South Africa). International flights are
offered by Air Namibia and South African Airways.
Land & water
Main entry points into Namibia from other African countries include
Angola (Oshikango and Nkurenkuru), Botswana (Mamuno and Kasane), South
Africa (Noordowever) and Zambia (Wenela).
When to Go
Winter is the best time to visit Namibia, the sun always
seems to shine here but the evenings are cold. Winter is from April to October.
Summer is between November and March, the days are more humid and they
receive summer rainfall in the Kavango and Caprivi regions than on
the Central Plateau.
Highlights not to Miss
Etosha National Park
This national park is about 20 000 sq km with the Etosha pan as
the highlight. The pan is a vast white and greenish-coloured shallow
depression of about 5000 sq km. Etosha's vegetation is widespread and
mopane woodland covers over 80% of the park.
are also stretches of savanna dominated
by umbrella-thorn acacia's.
One of the world's largest national parks established in 1978
when the Namib Desert and Naukluft Mountain Zebra parks merged. The
over 23 000 sq km of desert and semi-desert and where you will find
the dune fields around Sossusvlei. The dunes around Sossusvlei
reach up to 200m above the valley.
Fish River Canyon
One of a kind in Africa is this160 km canyon which is fed by the
Orange river. The river has engraved this gorge over thousands of years
and the width reaches up to 27 km wide and 550 m deep. The Ai-Ais Hot
Springs have thermal baths which are rich in chloride, fluoride and sulphur
and therapeutic for sufferers of rheumatism or nervous disorders. Hiking
is popular in this area with many trails to follow for the outdoor adventurer.
The area between the Skeleton Coast and the central plain is
known as Damaraland. There are wide open spaces with desert-adapted
wildlife. The area is rich in natural and cultural attractions. There
is the Brandberg, the country's highest massif which at sunset
looks like it is on fire, and the rock engravings of Twyfelfontein should
not be missed, it is one of the most extensive galleries of rock art
in Africa. Spitzkoppe
rises abruptly above the open space, this granite outcrop boasts
granite walls of up to 600m and is a popular rock climbing destination.
The Petrified Forest is 40km of veld just west of Khorixas,
these petrified tree trunks are estimated to be around 260 million
This desert area stretches from the Swakop to the Kunene Rivers.
With nearly two million hectares of gravel plains and sand dunes it is
one of the world's most inhospitable waterless areas. The name of this
area comes from the treacherous nature of the coast which is foggy with
rocks and sandy coastal shallows. Here
you can visit the Skeleton Coast Park which is about 110km north of Cape
Bwabwata National Park
The country's newest park includes five main areas which include
the West Caprivi Triangle, the Mahango Game Reserve, Popa Falls, Buffalo
Core and the West Caprivi Game Reserve.
Mahango Game Reserve in the national park, is about 25 400 hectares and
occupies a flood plain that is known for its dry-season wildlife concentrations
Popa Falls, which is near Bagani is created by the Okavango
River, which tumbles down in cascades, with a 4 m drop at times.