Kaokoland, the Kunene River & the Himba

K aokoland extends from the Kunene River southwards across a sparsely populated and harsh environment down to the Hoanib River. The area holds a special allure for lovers of remote and wild places to negotiate its challenging and rugged terrain in four-wheel-drive vehicles. Attractions include the desert-adapted elephants, scattered Himba settlements, the impressive Epupa Falls, off-the-beaten-track destinations such as the expansive Marienfluss and Hartmann valleys, the wild and beautiful Khowarib Schlucht, and Witbooisdrift, site of a Dorslandtrekker monument.

FEATURES

  • The region hosts one of the largest waterfalls in Africa
  • It is the stamping ground of the world-famous desert-adapted elephant
  • The semi-nomadic Himba call this arid land home
  • The area is a geological wonderland
  • It has off-the-beaten-track destinations aplenty

ACTIVITIES & ADVENTURES

  • Track the desert-adapted elephant and rhino with a qualified guide
  • Visit a Himba settlement
  • Cool off in a rock pool at Epupa Falls
  • Camp on the banks of the Kunene River
  • Take your 4×4 and tackle a proper off-road challenge
  • Enjoy the abundance of bird-watching on offer

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Kaokoland, the Kunene River & the Himba

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