Southern Africa Overland Tours Destinations
Overland tours of Namibia – Remote, unspoiled, desert landscape…
This parched land is one of the most sparsely inhabited countries in the world. A photographers dream of wild and remote desert scenery.
At Southern Africa overland we offer great photographic opportunities on overland 4×4 Tours of Namibia.
With a small population relative to it’s size (approximately 2 million inhabitants), Namibia is considered one of the most beautiful, naturally unspoiled overland 4×4 adventure tourist destinations in southern Africa. Check here to see what vehicles we use on an overland 4×4 tour of Namibia.
It contains such varied tourist destinations such as the Fish River Canyon, the second biggest canyon in the world in the Southern part of Namibia to Sossusvlei in the Namib-Naukluft National Park in central Namibia to the wild Kaokoland in the North.
Click here to see how you can join us in your own vehicle. With a small population relative to its size (approximately 2 million inhabitants), Namibia is considered one of the most beautiful, naturally unspoiled overland 4×4 adventure tourist destinations in southern Africa.
In Namibia, one finds such substantial wildlife reserves such as Etosha National Park, with hugely varied wildlife, easily observed near its famous water holes.
The country has also the preserved extensive cultural histories of the peoples who have made it their home over the thousands of years since it was first inhabited. These include the San people, whose well-preserved legacy can be seen quite clearly at Brandberg Mountain in Damaraland. The German colonialists have left their mark on places such as Luderitz, which is well worth a visit. It is in this area, also, that one can see the hardy and beautiful wild Namib horses.
There are many ethnic groups who Namibia home.
Topnaars, a unique clan of Nama people of Namibia, Caprivians, who make their home in the Caprivi Strip; the Rehoboth Basters with their rich multicultural history; the Damara people of Damaraland, whose origins remain an intriguing puzzle to this day; the Herero people; Himba people with their unique hair styles; the Kavango people of the Okavango River area; the Nama peoples with their beautiful music and poetry; the Owambo people of Northern Namibia and Southern Angola; the iconic San people, regarded as the earliest inhabitants of Namibia; the small group of Tswana people who have made Namibia their home. Namibia is also home to a diverse coloured and white population who represent part of the modern history of the country.
The remote Skeleton Coast has its own beauty but is a rewarding trip for the brave and the adventurous.
The coastal towns of Swakopmund and Walvis Bay both offer beautiful vistas and options for tourists, with Swakopmund offering more German Colonial history for those interested and a beach resort atmosphere for those who enjoy spending quality time on the beach. Walvis Bay offers easily accessible tourist options such as sandboarding, kiting and surfing (to name but a few) for the adventurous.
For more about the history of Namibia, see the Wikipedia article here.
For more about tourism and tourist options in Namibia, please read the Namibia Tourism page, here.
Namibia is quite a big country so we offer a few different tours of this wild country.
They are the Desert tour of Southern Namibia, Desert tour of Central Namibia and the wild Kaokoland in the north. Of course you can do it all in just one tour. However you should plan on at least 21 days to really experience all the this incredible country has to offer.
Our 4×4 adventure overland tours of Namibia are tailor made to show you the best of the country, whilst enjoying the peace and quiet of the tranquil game reserves. So have a look at our overland 4×4 adventure tours in Namibia below…
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