5 Day - Himba Tribe And Etosha

tour description

Tour to Himba Tribe with visit to original Himba Village where you will learn their culture & traditions. Visit to Etosha National Park, home to the largest population of Black Rhinos in the World & tallest Elephants in Africa measuring up to 4 meters from shoulder to the ground. 

Paradise for wildlife & ethnic photography.

This tour can be tailor made. 

Guests that wish to make part or the whole tour as fly-in experience are welcome, please contact us for quote.

Small group tour with minimum of 2 participants & maximum of 12, it can depart any day of the week.

Duration
5 Days
Countries
Namibia
Categories
Birding, Ethnical/Cultural, Geology, Photography, Wildlife

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Prices

Low Season
1 November to 30 June
High Season
1 July to 31 October
Camping NAD11,800.- EUR~637.- NAD14,700.- EUR~794.-
Mid-range Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, D
NAD17,500.- EUR~945.- NAD19,700.- EUR~1,064.-
Mid-range Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, L, D + mineral water during the tour
NAD19,500.- EUR~1,053.- NAD21,700.- EUR~1,172.-
Mid-range Lodge Single Supplement NAD2,800.- EUR~151.- NAD2,800.- EUR~151.-
Luxury Lodge Accommodation
Meals: B, L, D + mineral water during the tour
NAD33,100.- EUR~1,788.- NAD38,300.- EUR~2,069.-
Luxury Lodge Single Supplement NAD4,700.- EUR~254.- NAD4,700.- EUR~254.-
Optional Private Tour Supplement NAD8,000.- EUR~432.- NAD8,000.- EUR~432.-
* 50% discount for children 12 years old and younger.

Tour Map

Detailed Itinerary

Close encounter with wildlife of Africa! Early departure from Windhoek to Wildlife Sanctuary of Namibia, Etosha National Park, known as the ‚Hidden Treasure of Africa’. After arrival, exploring nearby waterholes on game drive and return back to the camp, before closing of the gates.

In the evening and late till night, observing wildlife at the waterhole, in the live ‚theater of nature’.

 

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 like: 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 40 springs and waterholes that provide excellent game viewing and fantastic wildlife photography 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 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.

 

Meals: as selected.

Accommodation : 2 nights at Halali Resort or similar.

Distance: around 450 km to Etosha on tarred roads.



Today full day unlimited game drive in Etosha National Park, from sunrise till sunset.


Meals: as selected.

Distance: around 150 km to Etosha on tarred roads.



After breakfast, traveling through western regions of Etosha visiting last waterholes & enjoing Wildlife of Africa. Leaving Etosha around lunch time, we are driving to Opuwo in Kaokoland, capital of this northern region. 


Meals: as selected.

Accommodation: 2 nights at Opuwo Country Hotel or similar.

Distance: around 400 km mainly on tarred roads.



Today in the morning, traveling through vast terrain of Kaokoland to visit 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.

 

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.

 

Meals: as selected.

Distance: around 50km on gravel & tarred roads.


After breakfast we are heading ‚back to civilization’, to Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia. Our journey will take around 8 hours with the stops to stretch our legs, lunch and take pictures of the magnificent landscape. Arrival in Windhoek late afternoon. Transfer to your lodge/hotel. 

 

Meals: as selected.

Distance: around 650 km on tarred roads.


 

Wishing you a ‚safe journey’ and many happy returns with Wild Wind Safaris!

Included

Transport, fuel, 4 nights accommodation and reservations, meals as selected, 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

Scheduled, international flights ‚to/from’ Namibia, individually extended accommodation, additional transfers (airport transfers beyond tour dates, which we may arrange at euro 20 pp), individual travel and medical insurance, lunches & water if not selected, drinks and alcoholic beverages, optional activities, gratuities and tips, trip extensions, visa to Namibia (if required).

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