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NAMIBIA

Namibia is known for her breath taking landscapes, wildlife utopias and unbelievable natural landmarks. If you want to experience a true desert overland adventure, take a trip through this mighty country.

We offer both accommodated and camping budget tours in Namibia. Trips can be done in Namibia alone or included in one of our multi country African overland tours.

The Fish River Canyon and The Namib Desert

This massive natural structure is the 2nd largest canyon in the world, spanning over 160 kilometres. It can also reach up to 27 kilometres wide and 550 meters deep. Staying here under the stars on one of our Namibia tours is truly a breath taking experience.

Further North you will come across the Namib desert, one of the world’s oldest deserts with some of the largest dunes you will ever see. Adventure activities like sandboarding and quad biking are popular on the dunes from the coastal town of Swakopmund.

Etosha National Park and Caprivi Strip

Etosha National Park is Namibia’s premier game viewing park. With an abundance of wildlife and the camps located right next to waterholes, overland tours through this park are sure to leave you wanting to return for another overland travel experience.

The Caprivi strip is a long thin section of Namibia that runs between the Botswanan and Angolan borders, right up to Zambia. It is bordered by the OkavangoKwandoChobe and Zambezi rivers.

From sand dunes, to ghost towns, to canyons, there are so many ways to tour Namibia, and the best part is, you don’t have to break the bank to enjoy all the country has to offer.

So take a look through our related tours below or explore specific regions to find tours and safaris exploring all the natural wonders of one of the oldest deserts in the world.

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ETOSHA NATIONAL PARK

Read more below about the great adventure overland’s and budget safaris that we have on offer in the largest salt pan in Africa and Namibia’s flagship game reserve, Etosha National Park.

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SOSSUSVLEI

Experience the towering dunes and endless oceans of sand in the oldest desert in the world. Sossusvlei overland tour and adventure activities are definitely one for the bucket list.

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SWAKOPMUND

Experience rich culture, relaxation, and adrenalin activities, all available on our overland and adventure tours that run through the seaside town of Swakopmund.

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WINDHOEK

Namibia’s capital city and the start of many overland or adventure activities. Read more about what we have to offer you from the “windy corner”.

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1503, 2022

Top 5 Endangered Animals You Can Spot On Safari In Africa

March 15th, 2022|Categories: Botswana, Kruger National Park, Masai Mara National Reserve, Nairobi, Namibia, News, South Africa, Uganda, Zambia, Zimbabwe|0 Comments

Without a doubt one of the major attractions to Southern Africa is the wildlife safari. Whether  it’s a 5 day budget safari in Kruger National Park or a camping overland safari from Cape Town to Victoria Falls, there is a plenty of wondrous wildlife to see in some of the most beautiful and unique locations in the world. On the top of most people list of wildlife to spot the big five, but don’t forget that there is a whole world of other animals to be found in Southern and East Africa. Many rare species of wildlife can only [...]

2105, 2019

Experience the beauty of the oldest desert in the world

May 21st, 2019|Categories: Budget Safaris, Etosha National Park & Caprivi Strip, Fish River Canyon & Namib Desert, Namibia|0 Comments

The Republic of Namibia, situated in Southern Africa. Bordered on the west side by the Atlantic Ocean, also shares borders with Zambia, Angola, Botswana, South Africa, and Zimbabwe. Zambia Zimbabwe Botswana and Namibia use the Zambezi river as a border, it is also the only spot in the world where 4 countries border each other. Namibia is the driest country in Sub-Saharan Africa, the Namib desert, which is the oldest desert in the world, stretches for more than 2,000 kilometers along the Atlantic coasts. If you want to experience the view of the amazing desert then Sossusvlei is the [...]

1804, 2017

The Ultimate Travel Bucket List of Southern Africa

April 18th, 2017|Categories: Botswana, Cape Town, Chobe National Park, Destinations, Etosha National Park & Caprivi Strip, Kenya, Kruger National Park, Lake Bunyoni, Lake Malawi, Malawi, Masai Mara National Reserve, Namibia, News, Okavango Delta & Maun, Serengeti National Park & Ngorogoro Crater, South Africa, Travel Advice, Uganda, Victoria Falls, Zambia, Zanzibar, Zimbabwe|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Are you planning a trip to Africa, but you are not sure what you want to do? Don’t worry, we have put together a bucket list of the top “not to miss” attractions just for you! This bucket list contains some of the most wonderful places in Southern Africa and East Africa, including amazing countries like South Africa, Namibia, Botswana, Zimbabwe, Mozambique, Zambia, Malawi, Tanzania and Uganda. Our top 10 African experiences range from gorilla trekking in Uganda, to hiking up Dune 45 in the desert of Namibia, and searching for the big five in Kruger National Park. Start reading [...]

2703, 2017

Overland Namibia: Guided Tour or Self Drive?

March 27th, 2017|Categories: Destinations, Etosha National Park & Caprivi Strip, Fish River Canyon & Namib Desert, Namibia, News, Overland Tours, Travel Advice|Tags: , , |0 Comments

A Namibian overland tour can be seen as one of the most beautiful journeys of a lifetime. Namibia, the land where dunes are mountains, is a country with stunning landscapes and vegetation, a great number of wildlife and a diversity of cultures. When you’re planning your trip to Namibia, you will have to choose between a guided tour or a self-driving tour. In this blog, we discuss both options as well as their pros and cons. Self-drive A big pro of a Namibian self-drive is the flexibility. You can make your own schedule and you can stay as long as [...]

2408, 2016

Ashanti’s Review of our Joburg to Vic Falls Overland Tour

August 24th, 2016|Categories: Botswana, Budget Safaris, Chobe National Park, Etosha National Park & Caprivi Strip, Johannesburg, News, Okavango Delta & Maun, Overland Tours|0 Comments

In July 2016, we sent Ashanti Travel staff member, Cal Heyburgh, on our 8 Day Johannesburg to Victoria Falls Overland Tour. This compact camping safari is a great way to experience overland travel, with the opportunity to see plenty of wildlife, as well as some of Southern Africa’s most beautiful national parks, in a short amount of time. The bulk of the tour is spent in Botswana and this trip is one of the best ways to enjoy Botswana on a budget. Below is Cal’s review of his tour.     Day 1 – Johannesburg to Tuli Block, Botswana [...]

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