Damaraland is beautifully arid and spectacularly unforgiving! One of the most scenic places in Namibia, in the height of the dry winter or the rains of summer. Here you find unique experiences, attractions like Burnt Mountain, Rock Art at Twyfelfontein and geological wonders like the Petrified Forest. It is also home to the local tribe of Himba people still living and dressing to ancient traditions. Damaraland is vast and awe-inspiring. Whether flying in or self-driving through it works as a stopover destination between the Etosha Pan and the coastline. We have put together some fabulous suggested itineraries for Namibian vacations. Whether on a family holiday, dream Honeymoon, or Safari adventure this destination works wonders for the soul.

Desert adapted wildlife is a highlight. Driving through heat and inhospitable terrain it is difficult to comprehend that animals actually live here. Desert adapted elephants have been known to cover as much as 200km in search of water. Tracking desert Rhino is an adrenaline adventure! Accommodation in Damaraland generally takes advantage of the unique environment. Places like Mowani Mountain Camp wedged between ancient boulders with breathtaking views. Wilderness Safaris operates Damaraland Camp for amazing expeditions to find the desert adapted elephant. Skeleton Coast Camp for an experience all in! For the remote nature of these camps there are no luxuries missing!

Activities are abundant in Damaraland. You can choose to do it yourself on a self-drive tour or you can sit back and absorb it all while one of the experts guides you! This is a fascinating area where having knowledgeable guides really rewards. If you chat to one of our consultants they will be able to recommend the appropriate itinerary for you. Whether you are interested in your own self-drive adventure, a fly-in circuit, activities or amazing scenery – Damaraland is a wonderful African safari choice everytime.


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About "Damaraland"


One of Namibia's most eco-friendly safari camps and set in what is said to be the most pristine wilderness area in Namibia, Damaraland Camp has the most spectacular views of ancient valleys, arid desert plains, and the high peaks of the Brandberg Mountains. Visitors rise early to track the endangered black rhino or take nature drives into the Huab River System to see the rare desert elephants and other species that have adapted to desert life, with the odd sighting of lion and cheetah. Read More


Doro Nawas Camp is in the ruggedly beautiful and arid Aba-Huab River Valley, within the Doro!Nawas Conservancy in central Damaraland in northwestern Namibia. The main part of the camp is perched on top of a rocky knoll with dramatic views of the Etendeka Mountains in the north and the red sandstone cliffs of Twyfelfontein in the south. Read More

Nestled into rocky terrain, Mowani Mountain Camp has twelve luxury tents with spectacular views of the surrounding Damara landscape from their private wooden decks where guests can sit back and contemplate their enriching travel experience in Namibia, one of Africa's most pristine destinations, while taking in the endless vista below. Read More