West Coast Overland Safaris and Tours

Code WCO1. 7 DAYS DAMARALAND DESERT ELEPHANT TOUR

Day 1: We start our journey driving up north to the border of Kaokoland, home of the Himba people. We will spend the night at Otjitotongwe Cheetah Farm. The farm is home to both wild and tame cheetahs. You can view the feeding of cheetahs, ensuring superb photographic opportunities and the astonishing Stromatolites (fossils algae) rocks, 600-700 million years old. Have a look at some algae, which grow in a warm, shallow sea that once covered northern Namibia.1 night camping.
Day 2&3: Today we drive along the Huab and Aba-Huab River tracking mainly for the Desert Dwelling Elephant erroneously thought a subspecies of the African elephant. These animals amazingly adapted to its surroundings, need less water and food and can travel much longer distances than the bigger relatives. We visit Twyfelfontein with its famous rock engravings and paintings. This is probably the largest and most spectacular collection of its kind in Africa. We spend the nights at Aba-Huab Camp run by local Damara people. 2 nights camping.
Day 4: Early morning tracking leads us further into the breathtaking plains where we will overnight under the wonderful Namibian sky. Striking for any astronomer and nature lover. Doros volcanic crater. 1 night rustic camping.
Day 5&6: Arriving Jamie’s Camp at the foot of the Brandberg, Namibia’s highest mountain. We spend one full day tracking. Searching not only for the Desert Black Rhino and other large mammals, we also look out for its bird life, driving and walking down riverbeds to have a closer look for all the tiny little inhabitants of this region. 2 nights camping.
Day 7: We have to say good-bye to this remarkable landscape and leaving for Windhoek. We will drop you of at your requested destination in Windhoek, full of unforgettable memories.
Inclusive: air-conditioned vehicle, fuel, professional guide, camping equipment, entrance and camping fees, and all meals
Exclusive: flights, optional activities, beverages, laundry, alcoholic beverages and souvenirs. Contact us

Code WCO2. 7 DAYS HIMBA TRAILS

Day 1: We start our journey driving up north to the border of Kaokoland, home of the Himba people. We spend the night at Otjitotongwe Cheetah Farm. The farm is home to both wild and tame cheetahs. You can view the feeding of cheetahs, ensuring superb photographic opportunities and the astonishing Stromatolites (fossils algae) rocks, 600-700 million years old. Take a look at some algae, which grow in a warm, shallow sea that once covered northern Namibia. 1 night camping.
Day 2: The vegetation will become denser and almost tropical. We will reach the Kunene, Kaokoland's only perennial river, rises on the well-watered highlands of central Angola and enters Namibia about 35 km west of Ruacana Falls. We will spend the night at a campsite close to Swartbooisdrif where you can relax and enjoy the terrific bird life. 1 night camping.
Day 3&4: Arriving at Epupa Camp, located on the banks of the Kunene, approximately 700 m east of the main falls. We have reached the northernmost point of Namibia. Here you can enjoy the company of the friendly and amazing Himba, visiting villages; do hikes up and down the river area, bird watching or just enjoying the scenery and the beauty of the falls and relax for the next day. 2 nights camping.
Day 5: A region of rugged mountain ranges interspersed with wide valleys bordered on the west by Skeleton Coast National Park. We will stay over at Ongongo Camp run by the local community, where you will find a refreshing natural spring. 1 night camping.
Day 6: We leave Kaokoland and enter Damaraland an arid and mountainous region of spectacular rugged scenery to track the Desert Elephant. We will visit Twyfelfontein with its famous rock engravings and paintings. This is probably the largest and most spectacular collection of its kind in Africa. We spend the night at Aba-Huab Camp. 1 night camping.
Day 7: We drive back to Windhoek via Omaruru and Okahandja, where you will have the opportunity to buy souvenirs at the Wood Carving Market. Drop of location will be in Windhoek at your request. Full of unforgettable memories, we have to say good-bye until we meet again.
Inclusive: air-conditioned vehicle, fuel, professional guide, camping equipment, entrance and camping fees, and all meals
Exclusive: flights, optional activities, beverages, laundry, alcoholic beverages and souvenirs. Contact us

Code WCO3. 7 DAYS GAME TRAILS

Day 1: Your guide will meet you at any requested place in Windhoek. We depart to Waterberg Plateau Park. Waterberg is known for its unique flora and bird life. There are several walking trails where smaller mammals like Dik-Dik and Hyrax can be seen. The Plateau is a conservation area for endangered mammals like Black and White Rhino, Cape buffalo, Roan, Sable and Tsessebe.
1 night camping.
Day 2&3: Early morning it takes us to Etosha National Park where we spend two days intensively game viewing and overnight at two of the three camps. Etosha National Park covers 22.270 square km and is one of the largest parks in southern Africa. The vegetation in the park varies from Dwarf Scrub Savannah and Grassland to Thorn Bush and Woodland Savannah. A total of 114 mammals are represented in the park, including several rare and endangered species such as the Black Rhino and the Black-Faced Impala. Etosha's elephants are reputed to be of the largest in the world and the bird life consists of about 340 species. 2 nights camping.
Day 4: Driving to the border of Kaokoland, home of the Himba people. We spend the night at Otjitotongwe Cheetah Farm. The farm is home to both wild and tame cheetahs. You can view the feeding of cheetahs, ensuring superb photographic opportunities and the astonishing Stromatolites (fossils algae) rocks, 600-700 million years old. Take a look at some algae, which grow in a warm, shallow sea that once covered northern Namibia. 1 night camping.
Day 5&6: We proceed our journey due west into Damaraland. It fascinates with its unique geological, archaeological and biological phenomena. Overnight at Aba-Huab Camp Site, run by local Damara. We visit the Organ Pipes and Twyfelfontein, which contain a veritable treasure house of rock engravings and paintings. This is probably the largest and most spectacular collection of its kind in Africa. We search for the famous Desert Elephant. 2 nights camping.
Day 7: Returning to Windhoek, you will be transferred to any place of request in Windhoek, full of unforgettable memories we have to say good-bye until we meet again.
Inclusive: air-conditioned vehicle, fuel, professional guide, camping equipment, full board catering, entrance and camping fees.
Exclusive: flights, optional activities, beverages, laundry and souvenirs. Contact us

Code WCO4. 7 DAYS BUSHMENLAND SAFARI

Day 1: Depart from Windhoek at 8.00 – 8.30 h. Pick up at any requested location here in Windhoek. Visiting Hoba Meteorite and will enjoy our lunch at Grootfontein. Overnight at Roy’s camp, at the turn off to Tsumkwe. 1 night camping.
Day 2: Departing Roy’s Camp, driving to Tsumkwe the capital of Bushmenland, where we camp at Tsumkwe Lodge for the next two days. In the afternoon we drive to some of the pans in that area and have the chance to encounter wildlife, especially a big variety of bird life when water is in the pans. 1 night camping.
Day 3: Visiting one of the Bushmen villages to experience the lifestyle and habitat of these ancient people. We join the bushmen to take part of how to collect seeds, which bulbs are eatable and they will also show you how they set traps and collect water. In the afternoon we visit a village. 1 night camping.
Day 4: After Breakfast leaving for the big Baobab trees and surrounding pans for game viewing and visit the Makuri Bushmen. In the afternoon you will have the opportunity to visit the Makuri Bushmen. Overnight at Makuri Bushmen Camp under the clear Namibia sky. 1 night camping.
Day 5: We visit another Bushmen community between Tsumkwe and Grootfontein. Stay over at Omatako Bushmen community campsite. Traditional Bushmen dancing, village tour and a chance to buy souvenirs is part of your program, before you leave Bushmenland. 1 night camping.
Day 6: Waterberg Plateau Park. Waterberg is known for its unique flora and bird life. There are several walking trails where smaller mammals like Dik-Dik and Hyrax can be seen. The Plateau is a conservation area for endangered mammals like Black and White Rhino, Cape buffalo, Roan, Sable and Tsessebe. Game drive on top of the plateau optional. 1 night camping.
Day 7: After breakfast we have to break up camp and return to Windhoek, where we will arrive late afternoon. Drop off at any location requested in Windhoek.
Inclusive: air-conditioned vehicle, fuel, professional guide, camping equipment, entrance and camping fees, and catering.
Exclusive: optional activities, beverages, laundry, alcoholic beverages and souvenirs. Contact us

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