JOIN US ON A 17 DAY OVERLAND TRIP THROUGH NAMIBIA
(This tour can be tailor-made)
Kumba Safaris specialises in providing a premium overland experience for the adventurous at heart. Experience Africa as it was meant to be.
Face the might of the Orange River, behold the untamed beauty of the Etosha National Park, experience the magnificence of the Namib Desert, tame the wild horses of the African plains and enjoy authentic African cuisine.
With so much to see and do, Kumba Safaris is your best choice for a truly unforgettable trip through this beautiful part of the world.
What is included in the overland trip?
TRAVEL IN STYLE
We offer a 17-day overland trip to Namibia in a tailor made 9 seater camping/safari overland vehicle. Equipped with all the necessities as well as enough luxuries to make the trek across Namibia a pleasant one, our vehicle will get you there and back, safe and sound.
CAMP IN STYLE
Just because you will be camping does not mean that you won’t be comfortable. Our four-man tents and camping equipment is in excellent condition and well equipped to handle anything that Africa can throw at it. Our friendly staff will ensure that your tents are promptly pitched and taken down to provide you time to take in the sights and sounds of Namibia.
LOTS TO SEE AND DO
Your trip to Namibia will be jam-packed with fun and adventurous activities. This includes a canoe trip, a dolphin tour, a trip to the Fish River Canyon, a visit to the wild horses at Aus, a trip to the ghost town of Kolmanskop, sandboarding at Swakopmund, a quad bike experience, dining at an authentic Namibian restaurant and pub, as well as visiting the Etosha National Park (scroll down for more details)
ENJOY GOOD FOOD
What kind of holiday would it be without good food? This fully catered overland experience will have you wanting for nothing. With three big meals per day and ample variety to keep the hunger pangs at bay, our range of camping food is fit for a king. What’s more, part of the experience includes visiting an authentic Namibian restaurant and pub to sample some of the local cuisine. Will you be brave enough to try something exotic?
CANOE ON THE ORANGE RIVER
For the adventurous, the Orange River offers canoeing, river rafting and kayaking. Spend a day on the water getting acquainted with the river’s calm stretches and adrenaline inducing rapids.
Welcome the African sunset on the banks of the great river, next to a crackling campfire.
SEE THE WILD HORSES AT AUS
The legends of how the wild horses got to Aus differ, but there is no doubt that they are a magnificent display of nature’s ability to adapt. See these strong, free-roaming creatures gallop over the desert sands.
DISCOVER THE FISH RIVER CANYON
The Fish River Canyon (Africa’s largest canyon) is Namibia’s second most visited attraction, and an awe inspiring display of the strength of the Fish River. Soak in the hot springs at Ai Ais or hike along the Fish River for 5 days..
SEE THE ETOSHA WILDLIFE
Etosha showcases the spectacular diversity of Namibia’s wildlife. We will take you on several exciting game drives where you will be able see a wide range of African animals.
DOLPHIN TOURS IN WALVISBAY
Spend a day on the Walvis Bay waters watching the Heaviside and Bottlenose dolphins jump and splash.
Enjoy snacks and bubbly while the boat turns at the Russian trawlers where the seals play.
QUAD BIKING IN SWAKOPMUND
Test the hardiness of the great red sand dunes against the agility of your quad bike. Take in the desert breeze as your group rides around and up the dunes. If you dare, ask your guide to go ‘full throttle’.
A VISIT TO THE
Lüderitz is adjacent to the historical Shark Island that served as a German concentration camp for Nama and Herero tribes.
Spend an afternoon watching this coastal town’s marine wildlife or exploring its cultural history and colonial architecture.
The Namibian dunes are not only an inspiration to photographers around the world, but also adrenaline junkies. Whether it is your first time or if you are a seasoned sand boarder, you will enjoy this activity – standing or flat on your stomach.
A TASTE OF THE NAMIBIAN CUISINE
German and African heritage is intertwined at the Braühaus in Swakopmund, and Joe’s Pub in Windhoek.
Try traditional German dishes, wild game, or have a pint (or two) of their German-style craft beer.
Reminisce over the mastery of the 20th century automobile while having lunch. The Canyon Roadhouse has become a ‘must-visit’ establishment which gains its charm from the old vehicles scattered around its premises.
OLD MIGHTY WELWITSCHIA
Not to be mistaken for a desert crab, the Welwitschia is a plant indigenous to the Namib Desert.
This plant’s ability to withstand harsh conditions and its longevity sparks the interest of both professional and amateur Botanists.
SEE THE BEAUTIFUL KOLMANSKOP GHOST TOWN
A ghost town near the coast of Lüderitz, Kolmanskop is one of the most famous tourist attractions in Namibia. In a wonderful display of how Mother Nature reclaims her land, the desert sands have over time, moved back between the dilapidated structures.
Kolmanskop has become a setting for films, documentaries and an inspiration to many photographers.
Soak in the beauty of the Fish River Canyon while relaxing in one of the pools at the Ai Ais resort. First discovered by a Nama shepherd in 1850 and then used as a recovery base for South African troops in 1903-1907, the hot springs at Ai Ais have become a popular spot for tourists.
4X4 DESERT TOUR
This is a unique half day desert tour and the best desert experience . Driving with 4x4's into the desert and see the dunes come alive. You will see fascinating little creatures in the sand. This guided tour is approximately 5 hours from 8h00 - 13h00 this is where you can take lots of beautiful photos.Enjoy the beauty of the landscape and scenic dune drives this is a combination of fun and adrenaline. This is really a once in a lifetime opportunity to experience the 4x4 living desert tour with Kumba Safaris.
AFRICAN MOON LANDSCAPE
Watch the mist burn off the mysterious African Moon Landscape. Located in the desert near Swakopmund, and formed around 500 million years ago, the Moon Landscape resembles that of our solar moon – a favourite location for film and advertising crews..