Month: August 2022

AN Day 19 & 20

Day 19 & 20Windhoek – Hotel Heinitzburg Situated in Central Namibia, the cosmopolitan city of Windhoek serves as the capital of the country. It is home to an international airport and a plethora of restaurants, shops, entertainment venues and accommodation options. The city is clean, safe and well-organised, with a colonial legacy that is reflected …

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AN Day 17 & 18

Day 17 & 18Kwando River – Nambwa Tented Lodge Meandering through the spectacular Caprivi Strip in northwest Namibia, the Kwando River rises from the central Angolan highlands forming the boundary between Namibia, Zambia and Angola. The area surrounding the Kwando River is known for its protected game reserves, national parks, and wildlife sanctuaries. It offers …

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AN Day 13 & 14

Day 13 & 14Kaokoland – Hoanib Valley Camp The north is known as Kaokoland and the south as Damaraland. Although these administrative divisions fell away after Namibian independence the colloquial demarcations have persisted.Kaokoland is a succession of hills and mountains punctuated by endless plains. This isolated rugged region is home to the nomadic Himba pastoralists …

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AN Day 9 & 10

Day 9 & 10Damaraland – Mowani Mountain Camp Damaraland’s hilly savannah supports a large number of species including lion, leopard, cheetah, hyena, eland, kudu, giraffe, klipspringer, steenbok, gemsbok and springbok. Birdlife is prolific with over 33 raptors recorded including cuckoo hawks, Egyptian vultures, and peregrine falcons – the world’s fastest animal.Damaraland is divided into several …

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AN Day 5 & 6

Day 5 & 6Sossusvlei – Sossusvlei Desert Lodge Situated in the largest conservation area in Africa (the Namib-Naukluft National Park), Sossusvlei is possibly Namibia’s most spectacular and best-known attraction. Characterised by the giant red dunes surrounding it, Sossusvlei is a large, white, salt and clay pan and a great destination all year round. The dunes …

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