Damaraland and Himba Cultural Encounter – 7 days

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Embark on a captivating 7-day cultural adventure in Namibia’s Damaraland region, where you’ll encounter the unique Himba tribe. Immerse yourself in the stunning landscapes, witness fascinating rock formations, and engage in authentic cultural experiences. Experience the heritage, traditions, and the warm hospitality of the Himba people on this extraordinary journey.


Upon your arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek, be welcomed by your guide who will transfer you to the mesmerizing Damaraland region. Enjoy the scenic drive and check-in at your lodge, nestled in the heart of this captivating area. Spend the rest of the day at leisure, soaking in the tranquil surroundings.

Embark on a cultural and geological journey as you visit the renowned Twyfelfontein rock art site, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. Marvel at the ancient rock engravings and gain insight into the rich cultural history of the area. Continue to the Petrified Forest, where millennia-old trees have turned to stone. Experience the unique geological formations and learn about the fascinating processes that shaped this remarkable landscape.

Today, delve into an immersive cultural experience as you visit a traditional Himba village. Engage with the Himba people, known for their distinctive red ochre-covered bodies and intricate jewelry. Learn about their traditional way of life, customs, and traditions, gaining a deeper understanding of their rich cultural heritage. Spend time interacting with the locals, participating in their daily activities, and exchanging stories.

Embark on a multi-day exploration of the stunning landscapes and desert wildlife of Damaraland. Discover the dramatic beauty of the Brandberg Mountain, Namibia's highest peak. Enjoy guided hikes, where you can spot desert-adapted wildlife such as elephants, zebras, and gemsbok. Marvel at the unique geological formations of the Organ Pipes and Burnt Mountain. Experience breathtaking sunsets over the vast plains and relax in the tranquil surroundings of your lodge.

After breakfast, bid farewell to Damaraland and begin your journey back to Windhoek. Take in the scenic landscapes and reflect on the wonderful cultural encounters you've experienced. Arrive at Hosea Kutako International Airport in time for your departure flight, carrying cherished memories of your Damaraland and Himba Cultural Encounter.

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation throughout the cultural journey
  • Guided visits to Twyfelfontein rock art site and Petrified Forest
  • Himba cultural immersion experience
  • Guided hikes and wildlife encounters in Damaraland
  • Breakfasts and selected meals as per itinerary
  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
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Damaraland and Himba Cultural Encounter – 7 days

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