Namibia Camping Tour
Cheap Namibia camping tour is a 7 day African camping tour to Namibia. Cheap Namibia camping tour is designed to give a comprehensive safari in Namibia. Your cheap Namibia camping tour will go to Northern and central Namibia.
This cheap Namibia camping tour combines wildlife, cultural visits and San paintings. You will also have an opportunity to visit Namibia’s coast! The Cheap Namibia camping tour lets you get close-up-and personal with the Big Cats. This includes the leopard, cheetah and lion at Okonjima.
You’ll enjoy some of the best wildlife viewing and photography in Etosha National Park.
Day 1: Windhoek – Okonjima
You’ll be met by our Namibia safari rep at your budget hotel in Windhoek. You will be briefed on the cheap Namibia camping tour. The tour will first heads north, with a stop at small towns along the way. This will include Okahandja, The Garden Town of Namibia. You’ll have time to visit Namibia's largest woodcarvers market. The market is operated on a local co-operative basis. You’ll proceed north and driving through mainly farmland. The tour is scheduled to arrive at Okonjima's Omboroko campsite mid-afternoon. You will have time to relax before heading out for the afternoon's activities. The lodge is home to The AfriCat Foundation, a non-profit organization. They are committed to the long-term conservation of Namibia's large carnivores. This is especially the cheetahs and leopards. This afternoon you will have a guided tour to meet some of the cheetah. Many of these animals have been orphaned or caught in traps set by farmers. The programme is designed to prepare them to be released back into the wild. Your dinner and overnight will be at Omboroko camp.
Day 2: Etosha Park
You will have an early cheap Namibia camping tour start. You will continue north through some small towns. You will be making short stops for fresh supplies and fuel. Today's destination is eastern Etosha. You will set camp of Namutoni. You are expected in time for lunch. This gives you time to relax before heading into the park. This will be during the cool of the late afternoon for a first game drive. Your dinner and overnight will be at Namutoni Camp.
Day 3: Etosha Park
An early start to benefit from a full day's game driving. Your cheap Namibia camping tour will head east. This is with a drive towards Halali Camp in the middle of the park. Along the way there are several waterholes to visit. They give you splendid views of the massive Etosha Pan. Game viewing along this route is usually excellent. You’ll have a lunch break stop is at Halali. There will be time to dip in the pool. You may visit the waterhole to see who's taking a drink. The game driving continues down to Okaukuejo which is famous for its waterhole. This is the 'best game viewing opportunities in Southern Africa’. You may see Black rhino, elephant, lion and numerous species of antelope pass by. There are chances to see Etosha's big game at the floodlit waterhole. This is situated on the boundary of the camp easily on foot. This is will be done after your dinner in Okaukuejo Camp.
Day 4: Etosha – Grootberg
From Etosha your cheap Namibia camping tour journeys south. You will have a relatively short drive to the small town of Kamanjab. Here you will visit a Himba Village, the local community around. The Himbas are traditionally found in north Kaokoland region of Namibia. These people have migrated here though their lifestyle and customs remains intact. They follow their traditional way-of-life in their village on a farm. The exact location of the site varies as the Himba occasionally are nomadic. You’ll learn about marriage customs, traditional food and the mysteries of the “Holy Fire” religion. From here it is a short drive on to Hoada Community Campsite. This is located among beautiful granite hills and mopane trees. To add an eco-friendly touch there is a hot water system. This is combined with the barbecue area making your stay super.
Day 5: Grootberg – Twyfelfontein
Today your cheap Namibia camping tour heads to Damaraland. This is one of the most beautiful desert regions in Namibia. You’ll drive west via the Grootberg Pass with stop at Twyfelfontein. Here you will visit the ancient Bushman rock engravings. The local guide is employed to conduct a short guided tour. You will set camp at Twyfelfontein Area for the night.
Day 6: Twyfelfontein – Swakopmund
Your cheap Namibia camping tour heads deeper into the Namib Desert. You will go past Brandberg, Namibia’s highest mountain. Your first stop will be at the small town of Uis. This is an old mining town. It is one of the best places to buy the semi-precious stones. Here rough Amethyst, Tourmaline etc can be found at bargain prices. From Uis you’ll go directly west and crosses gravel plains. You will be heading to the Atlantic Ocean and the Skeleton Coast. You will meet the ocean at Henties Bay. This is short trip north along the coast to the seal colony at Cape Cross. At certain times of the year as many as 100,000 Cape Fur seals congregate. From here you will head south to Swakopmund. This will be by following the Skeleton Coast into Namibia's premier seaside town. Arrival is scheduled for late afternoon with time to explore the town on foot before sunset. Tonight there is a chance to sample one of the excellent restaurants. The seafood in Swakopmund is superb and your guide will offer to organize a group meal. Your dinner on this day of cheap Namibia camping tour will be at cost. Overnight is at a guesthouse in Swakopmund.
Day 7: Swakopmund – Windhoek
Drive time back to Windhoek is around 5 hours hrs. You will be departing after lunch. The morning is available at leisure time in and around the beaches. There is also a very good museum and the Namibian National Marine Aquarium. Activities available in Swakopmund include dune-boarding and scenic flights. This is over the desert and Skeleton Coast. You can also go skydiving. All this activities are at cost and subject to availability. After lunch, your cheap Namibia camping tour drives back to Windhoek. You are expected to arrive around 1730hrs. You will be dropped off at your budget hotel in Windhoek.