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7 Days - Etosha Explorer and Himba Tribe




Detailed itinerary


Day 1 15/09/2018


Close encounter with wildlife of Africa! Early departure 500 km north to Wildlife Sanctuary of Namibia, Etosha National Park, known as the ‚Hidden Treasure of Africa’. After arrival, exploring nearby waterholes. Around 7pm return to the camp, before closing of the gates, dinner and relaxation. In the evening and late till night, observing wildlife at the waterhole, in the live ‚theater of nature’. Second day, in the morning tour of the western region.


Be it a lion or an elephant, a giraffe or a zebra; almost all African animal species are represented in this huge nature reserve. There is an estimated number of 250 lions in the park, 300 rhinos, 2 500 giraffes, 6 000 zebras and more than 2 000 elephants. Variety of antelope species: Oryx, Kudu, Eland, Wildebeast and Impala live in Etosha. The dainty springbok are especially numerous; at least 20 000 of them roam the reserve. Often, they can be observed in enormous herds of several hundred animals. In Etosha, 114 mammal species are found, several are rare and endangered e.g. black rhino (largest number in the world), cheetah and black-faced impala. Etosha’s elephants are the largest in Africa. The tallest found measuring up to 4m. Blue wildebeest, zebra, hyena, lions, leopard and giraffe and about 340 bird species, are also found in the area.


The area has about 30 springs and waterholes that provide excellent game viewing and fantastic photographic opportunities. Visitors should approach and depart from waterholes slowly, with as little noise as possible, as not to disturb the game. There are three most popular rest camps at the Etosha: Okaukuejo, Halali and Namutoni, accommodating the visitors in the luxurious, thatch-roof bungalows, designed in the African style. Each camp has a leisure area with restaurants, shops and swimming pool.


Distance: around 450 km to Etosha on tarred roads, following day around 200km on well-maintained, gravel roads of the park.


Accommodation options: 4 nights in Etosha Nationa Park at two different camps. Halali and Okaukuejo or similar.


Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Day 2 – 4 16 – 18/09/2018


For the next 3 days we will explore Etosha National Park driving through different parts of the park, visiting waterhole in search for wildlife of Africa.

Game drives from the morning to the evening.

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.

Distance: around 100 km on the game drives in Etosha


Day 5 19/09/2018


After breakfast, traveling through western regions of Etosha to Opuwo in Kaokoland, capital of this northern region. In the afternoon, visit at the village and meeting with semi-nomadic Himba people. Himba are one of the last semi-nomadic tribes on Earth, who continue to keep their traditional and ancient way of life, as they did for hundreds of years.


Unique opportunity for observing an exotic culture and customs.


The Himba are a tribe of nomadic pastoralist who inhabit the Kaokoland area of Namibia. The Himba have clung to their traditions and the beautiful Himba women are noted for their intricate hairstyles and traditional jewelry.


As Himba men and woman wear few clothes apart from a loin cloth or goat skinned mini-skirt, they rub their bodies with red ochre and fat to protect themselves from the sun that  gives their appearance a rich red colour. Himba jewelry is made from iron or shell, and due to their intricate designs have become very popular among western tourists.

Visit at the Himba village creates superb opportunity for spectacular ethnic photography! One of the world’s best and award winning ethnic photos were taken at Himba villages in Namibia.



Distance: around 380 km on tarred and gravel roads.

Accommodation options: 1 nights at Opuwo Country Hotel or similar.

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Day 6 20/09/2018


Today on our way to cheetah farm, where you will see cheetahs close and personal.

Wonderful opportunity to photograph this beautiful cats of Africa.


Distance: around 300km on tarred roads.

Accommodation: 1 nights in Damaraland at mid-range lodge accommodation Otjitotongwe Guest Farm or similar.

Meals: breakfast, lunch and dinner.


Day 7 21/09/2018

After breakfast we are heading ‚back to civilization’, to Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia. Our journey will take around 5 to 6 hours with the stops to stretch our legs, lunch and take pictures of the magnificent landscape. Arrival in Windhoek in the afternoon. Transfer to your lodge/hotel or directly to international airport.

Distance: around 450 km on tarred road.

Meals: breakfast.



Additional information



Included in the tour’s price:


Transport, fuel, 6 nights lodge accommodation and reservations, meals as per itinerary, national park entrance fee, full-day unlimited game drives in Etosha National Park (sunrise till sunset) in the provided tour vehicle, experienced tour guide for the entire tour, airport transfers within the tour dates.  

Not included in the tour’s price:


Scheduled, international flights ‚to/from’ Namibia, individually extended accommodation, additional transfers (airport transfers beyond  tour dates, which we may arrange at euro 15 pp), individual travel and medical insurance, lunches & water if not selected, drinks and alcoholic beverages, optional activities (daytime/nighttime open-vehicle game drives organized by the park with park's drivers at euro 45 pp/3 hrs each; min 2 - max 12 guests), gratuities and tips, trip extensions, visa to Namibia (if required).
Start Date: 2018-09-15
End Date: 2018-09-21
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