3 Days Camping Tour at Etosha National ParkNamibia Etosha National Park
The Etosha Pan is a vast, bare, open expanse of shimmering green and white that covers around 4,800km², almost a quarter of the beautiful Etosha National Park. At 130 km’s long and up to 50km’s wide in places, it is comfortably the largest salt pan in Africa and is the park’s most distinctive and dramatic feature, visible even from space. The pan was originally a lake but over time the earth’s climate forced the rivers that once fed the lake to change course and flow into the Atlantic Ocean. If one were to try find where the lake once lay today, only the dry baked alkaline clay marks would give you a clue. In the language of the Ovambo tribe, Etosha means ‘great white place’, a name passed on to the first Europeans to come across this “immense hollow”, Sir Francis Galton and Charles Andersson in 1851, with the help of travelling Ovambo traders. The area was originally inhabited by the Heli/ om- people who were well known hunter gatherers and co- existed in harmony with huge herds of wildlife in the area. It was only in 1851 when the huge pan first became known to Europeans. Explorers Charles Andersson and Francis Galton reached a cattle post called Omutjamatunda which is today called Namutoni. The two explorers provided the first written account of the pan. It is believed that this natural mineral pan was first formed over 100 million years ago. About 16,000 years ago, the Kunene River in Angola would have flowed all the way to Etosha, forming, for some time, a huge and deep lake. But the river would later change its course due to tectonic plate movement and head for the Atlantic, causing the lake to slowly dry up and leaving the salt pan behind.
DetailsThis tour provide a comprehensive package guided tour we go the extra mile to make your safari a memorable one. Etosha National Park is one of the biggest Nature parks in Namibia in position of the big 5 and over millions of different species , with Quest transfer and tours you will get to explore the unfiltered, raw nature to its fullest .
Day 1 : Etosha south Itinerary steps: 1 Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner Accommodation included: OKAUKUEJO campsite Day 2 : Namutuni Etosha National Park Itinerary steps: 1 Meals included: breakfast, lunch, dinner Accommodation included: Namutoni campsite Day 3 : Back to Windhoek
Breakfast x 2 Dinner x 2 Lunch x 2 Camping equipment. Passenger Liability Tourism Levy Pick up/drop off within Windhoek city limits Game drives inside Etosha National Park Entrance fees for Etosha National Park Services of an English-speaking guide & camp assistant Camping fees inside Etosha National Park What's excluded Optional activates All meals not mention Tips for the guides Items not mentioned in the itinerary