Wilderness Safaris, &Beyond or Under One Botswana Sky (routes in Southern Africa and Flying Safaris) eco-friendlies accommodations, that is, infrastructures that are integrated in nature, built with natural materials that promote recycling and the use of renewable energies. They also promote local development by hiring local workers from the region.
Elephant sands (Botswana) The water supplied for the showers is pumped from the area and has a high salinity. They purify some of this water which they bottle and sell; by buying a bottle of water from Elephant Sands you are supporting the Water & Elephant project. The proceeds go to the desalination process of the non-potable salt water. With your help we can supply fresh water to elephants and other wild animals. They strictly adhere to human rights standards, refusing any activity that suggests child or any other kind of exploration. They also encourage travelers to do their bit when visiting local communities by donating equipment, for example.
Traveling to Namibia on my own has been an incredible trip. Solitude, magic, nature, joy, anxiety, despair, tiredness, learning and so many thousands of other things that I can think of to define this adventure. Doing it on your own is not difficult but it is true that it is not as comfortable as other countries, you need to plan it well and have a lot of desire to live the experience. You need to feel that adrenaline that you can do it on your own (lose fears or prejudices) and that is not always easy. That is why I want to share a series of basic tips to help you travel on your own by car in Namibia.
If you are thinking of organizing a trip to Namibia you have probably already looked at it haha, but if I’m honest, at the beginning I was not very clear where to place this unknown country. “Namibia is in the south of Africa”, that’s all I knew haha and at the beginning I didn’t know what the capital of Namibia was! Did you know that Windhoek is the capital of Namibia? I don’t think I had heard that name before (well, I guess at school haha but I don’t remember it).
Okavango is a journey of incredible contrasts: from the mestizo and colonial architecture of Cape Town and Windhoek to the Bushman cave paintings in Spitzkoppe. From the reds and ochers of the giant dunes of the Namib Desert to the lush greenery of the Okavango Delta. From the marine wildlife in Gaansbay the ‘great white shark capital of the world’ and the Cape Cross seal reserve to the savannah cats of Etosha National Park. From the maroon on the skin of the nomadic Himba herders to the pale gray of the elephants of Chobe National Park. From the hustle and bustle of the Swakopmund nights to the starry skies of Spitzkoppe in Namibia. From the silence of wild Damaraland to the “thundering smoke” of “Mosi oa Tunya”, Victoria Falls.
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Airport taxes are included in the price per person from 490 euros calculated on 06/01/22 for departures with Turkish Airlines, British Airways Comair and Mackair (Okavango Delta flight).
The realization of this trip requires the participation of a minimum of 9 people. If this minimum is not reached, the agency has the right to cancel the trip up to 20 DAYS BEFORE THE START OF THE TRIP, in which case the traveler will be refunded the full amount previously paid.
Already in our truck, we cross South Africa to Calvinia, a typical Afrikaans village. We stayed in old restored houses with period furniture and lots of charm, a trip to the 19th century! Hotel.
We enter the mythical Kgalagadi Transfrontier National Park, a little visited park that hides a real jewel of desert landscapes, famous for its predators: black-maned lions, leopards and cheetahs. Camping.
Following the dry riverbeds of the Nossob and Auob we will search for meerkats and elusive desert wildlife. Its red sands, dry river beds and sparse vegetation will provide great photographic opportunities. Lodge.