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About 3 Night Epupa & Ovahimba Experience Dry Season

Epupa & Ovahimba Experience is a four-day guided camping tour which runs during the dry season from April to December. The tour departs from and arrives at Palmweg Lodge in Sesfontein and includes visits to the Ovahimba settlements on the way to the Epupa Waterfalls.

The package includes all transport as per the itinerary's routing, accommodation on a shared basis, meals as specified in the itinerary, activities and park fees as specified in the itinerary, and mineral water.

The package excludes expenses of a personal nature, i.e. laundry, telephone expenses, gratuities and other personal purchases, all drinks, personal as well as medical and evacuation insurance, and any additional activities.

DAY 1:

Early morning breakfast and departure from the Palmwag Lodge. Head in a northerly direction past various Herero villages at Anabib en route to Kaoko Otavi, an old Dorsland trek settlement, to the southwest of Opuwo. Encounter with the first nomadic Ovahimba tribe. After a brief stop in Kaoko Otavi the safari continues in a westerly direction via smaller Ovahimba settlements and villages. Camp for the night is erected in the picturesque Hoarusib River Valley, a dry riverbed coursing through this barren land of the Ovahimbas.

Camping on a full board basis.

DAY 2:

From here the trail follows the ancient river bed in a northerly direction into the centre of Kaokoland. Various encounters with local Ovahimba herdsmen and their families en route. The trail leads over beautiful mountain ranges and densely vegetated river beds on its way to the Kunene River. Another night of wild camping in true nature in this untouched barren piece of the beautiful north western Kaokoland.

Camping on a full board basis.

DAY 3:

Today the safari reaches its prize destination, the Epupa Falls located on the mighty Kunene River. It marks the border between Namibia and Angola. Sufficient time is spent exploring the majestic falls on an adventure walk along the falls followed by a welcoming swim in one of the upper rapids of the falls.

Overnight camping on the banks of the Kunene River on a full board basis.

DAY 4:

Pack up camp and head back to Palmwag Lodge via the village of Okangwati, a major trading station of the Himba and Herero living in this area. Short refueling stop at Opuwo before continuing via Sesfontein to Palmwag Lodge. Picnic lunch en route with a brief visit at the Ongongo Waterfall. Late afternoon arrival at the Lodge in time to settle down for a relaxing sundowner.

Safari: This tour includes overnight camping on the banks of the wondrous Epupa Waterfalls and participants will have the opportunity to go on various exploration walks in the surrounding area.

  • Minimum stay: 3 Days

Languages Spoken

  • English

Important Information

Set departures for the dry season: 15 April 2016; 20 May 2016; 17 June 2015; 15 July 2016; 19 August 2016; 16 September 2016; 21 October 2016; 18 November 2016; 16 December 2016.
Minimum of two participants.
It is compulsory for all guests to have comprehensive cancellation, default, baggage, emergency evacuation and medical insurance for...
Set departures for the dry season: 15 April 2016; 20 May 2016; 17 June 2015; 15 July 2016; 19 August 2016; 16 September 2016; 21 October 2016; 18 November 2016; 16 December 2016.
Minimum of two participants.
It is compulsory for all guests to have comprehensive cancellation, default, baggage, emergency evacuation and medical insurance for the duration of the trip.
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3 Night Epupa & Ovahimba Experience Dry Season Map

3 Night Epupa & Ovahimba Experience Dry Season is 0.1km from the centre of Sesfontein , the nearest airport 443.4km (Walvis Bay Airport).
*Distances are shown as the crow flies and not necessarily the actual travelling