Epic 4-Day Fish River Canyon Hiking Trail Itinerary

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Embark on an exhilarating 4-day hiking adventure along the magnificent Fish River Canyon in Namibia. Traverse challenging terrains, marvel at awe-inspiring landscapes, and immerse yourself in the raw beauty of the canyon. This unforgettable outdoor exploration will test your endurance and reward you with breathtaking views and a sense of accomplishment.


Upon arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek, your guide will meet you and transfer you to the unique Canyon Roadhouse, located near the Fish River Canyon. Check-in and spend the rest of the day acclimatizing to the surroundings, relaxing at the lodge, and preparing for the adventure ahead.

Wake up early and enjoy a hearty breakfast before beginning your hike along the Fish River Canyon. This challenging trail covers approximately 17 kilometers, taking you through rocky terrain and steep descents. Along the way, appreciate the ever-changing landscapes, endemic flora, and the sheer grandeur of the canyon. Set up camp in the designated camping area and savor a well-deserved dinner under the starry sky.

Continue your hike along the Fish River Canyon, tackling more challenging sections and experiencing the true essence of this geological wonder. Marvel at the towering cliffs, rugged rock formations, and the winding path of the river below. Navigate along the trail, enjoying breathtaking panoramas at each turn. Reach the next campsite, where you can relax, reflect on the day's adventure, and enjoy a delicious meal.

Embark on the final leg of the Fish River Canyon Hiking Trail, savoring the last moments in this extraordinary landscape. Traverse diverse terrains, including sandy patches and rocky outcrops, as you make your way towards the end of the trail. Reach the trailhead, where your guide will be waiting to transfer you back to Windhoek. Reflect on the incredible journey as you return to the city and bid farewell to the stunning Fish River Canyon.

  • Airport transfers
  • Accommodation at Canyon Roadhouse
  • Assistance and guidance of an experienced hiking guide
  • All meals as per itinerary
  • Camping equipment
  • Permits and fees for the Fish River Canyon Hiking Trail
  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
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Epic 4-Day Fish River Canyon Hiking Trail Itinerary

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