Hiking trails in Namibia

Information on several hiking trails available in Namibia. Medical questionnaire for the hikes can be found here.

Fish River Hiking Trail:
Starts from main view point 10 km from Hobas and ends in Ai-Ais. It is approximately 80 kilometres long and takes 4 to 5 days to complete.
Open only from 15 April to 15 September due to extreme day temperatures in the summer time.
Groups of minimum 3 and maximum of 40 persons are allowed. No children under 12 years old.
Reservations should be made well in advance.
Own transport must be arranged.
Certificates of fitness and indemnity forms must be submitted to the office in Hobas.

Ugab River Hiking Trail:
A group of 3 to 8 persons can undertake a guided trail every second and fourth Tuesday of each month from April to October.
The length of trail is 50 km. The duration is 3 days. The hike begins at Ugabmund (southern entrance of the park, 200 km from Swakopmund) at 9.00 and also ends there. Hikers must take along own equipment and food.
Bookings in advance only. Medical certificates must be produced.

Namib Naukluft Park:
The trail is 120 km long and completed in 8 days. Only first part can be completed in 4 days.
The trail is open from 1 March to the third Friday of October only due to climatic conditions.

Trail starts on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays of the first 3 weeks of each month.
Camping facilities and water are available at stop-over points. Groups must be minimum of 3 and maximum of 12 participants. Own food and camping equipment must be provided.
Accommodation in the old farmhouse at Naukluft the day before trail begins and at the end of the trail.
Bookings in advance only. Map is here.
Naukluft hiking trail

Daan Viljoen Hiking Trail:
The unguided trail is open to groups of 3 to 12 persons and 32 km long (normally completed in two days).
Departure time: 9.00 form the park's office.
Reservations should be made well in advance. Own transport, food and water must be arranged.

 Waterberg Wilderness Trail:
The Waterberg guided wilderness trail starts from the camp on every second, third and fourth weekend of each month, from April to November. Hikers depart on Thursday  and arrive back on early Sunday afternoon. A group consists of 6 to 8 persons. Hikers have to provide own food and sleeping bags.
There is also unguided 50 kilometres long hiking trail which can be undertaken at own risk. Open from April to November, depart every Wednesday from the resort office at 9 o'clock in the morning. The trail's duration is 4 days and it ends on Saturdays. Hikers have to have all necessary equipment and food.
Bookings in advance only.

Okakambe Trails:
Desert hikes from the base near Swakopmund.

Tok Tokkie Trails:
3 days walks in the Namib.

The Trail Hopper Trails:
Walking trails around Namibia.

Sossus on Foot:
Sesriem and area walks.

Hikes to Tiras Mountains:
From Farm Gunsbewys.

Naukluft hikes:
From Bullsport Guest Farm.

Walking trails in the Erongo:
Farm Omandumba

Hike to Mount Etjo:
Omaha Guest Farm

ESTABLISHMENTS IN NAMIBIA OFFERING HIKING TRAILS BY REGION

NORTHERN: OTJIWARONGO, TSUMEB, ETOSHA PARK, GROOTFONTEIN, CAPRIVI, BUSHMENLAND, OVAMBOLAND

@ African Wilderness Trails
@ Epupa Camp
@ Kunene River Lodge
@ Omarunga Camp Kaokoland
@
Roy's Rest Camp
@ Waterberg Plateau Park: Bernabe de la Bat Camp
@ Waterberg Wilderness Lodge

WESTERN: COAST, NAMIB, KAOKOLAND, KHORIXAS, KAMANJAB, DAMARALAND, OMARURU, KARIBIB, NAUKLUFT, SESRIEM, SOSSUSVLEI

@ Betesda Rest Camp
@ Bullsport Guest Farm
@ Damara Mopane Lodge Khorixas
@ Farm Omandumba Omaruru
@ Hohenstein Lodge Usakos
@ Namibgrens Guest Farm
@ Naukluft Hiking Trail
@ Namib Naukluft Lodge
@ Namtib Desert Lodge
@ Palmwag Lodge
@ Rostock Ritz
@ The Soft Adventure Camp
@
Weltevrede Guest Farm
@ Xaragu Camp

CENTRAL: WINDHOEK, GOBABIS, REHOBOTH, OKAHANDJA

@ Arnhem Cave Camp
@ Daan Viljoen Park Windhoek

@ Eningu Clay House

SOUTHERN: MARIENTAL, MALTAHOHE, KEETMANSHOOP, LUDERITZ, GRUNAU

@ Ababis Guest Farm
@
Anib Lodge Mariental
@ Bitterwasser
@ Farm Gunsbewys
@ Fish River Canyon
@
Fish River Lodge
@ Hardap Resort
@ Helmeringhausen Hotel
@ Intu Afrika
@ Kalahari Anib Lodge
@
Kalahari Game Lodge
@ Klein Aus Vista
@ Mesosaurus Fossil Site
@ Quiver Tree Forest Camp Keetmanshoop

Related links: Reservations of resorts in National parks, Sossus on Foot
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