Africa Tamed
Filter:
advanced search

namibia - remote desert wilderness

"Vast open space and harsh rugged landscape, peace and quiet"

Namibia, a country of vast open spaces; extreme contrasts of harsh, arid deserts and green palm fringed oases, of thorn bush savannah and rugged mountains, of frosty cold winter nights and sweltering hot summer days. A country with European influence revealed in the German architecture, the lifestyle and language of many of the white population. A rich tribal population offers the traveller a unique cultural experience. Namibia is the driest country south of the Sahara, 5th largest country in Africa and yet has the smallest population.

Experiencing a harsh arid desert is not for everyone, but for me the experience was overwhelmingly beautiful. The peace and solitude reconnected me with nature, the abundance of space, the eerie stillness reminded me of the infinity of life in the universe. The contrasting colours of the landscape allow incredible photographic opportunities. The deep blue mostly cloudless skies, rugged brown lunar landscape sparsely dotted with unusual desert-like plant species, massive ever-changing earthy-orange sand dunes sculpted by winds of time. You will return home with a different perspective of life. This landscape leaves you with a feeling of peace and tranquility.

Highlights of Namibia:

  • Desert adapted Rhinos and elephants
  • Shifting Red dunes of the Namib Desert
  • Desolate Skeleton Coast National Park
  • Fish River Canyon, 2nd largest of its kind in the world
  • Game drives in Etosha National Park
  • Multi day Hiking Trails
  • Adventure activities in Swakopmund
  • Horseback safaris
  • Cultural interactions
  • Traditional arts and crafts
  • Semi precious and precious stones
  • Wild horses of the Sperrgebiet
  • Ghost town of Kolmanskop


Namib Naukluft Mountains Wide open spaces Fish River Canyon Dead Vlei, near Sossusvlei Bushmen of the Kalahari


contact details

Telephone +27 82 780 3931
Email info@oisafrica.com

newsletter signup

Name
Email