NAMIBIA MTB BIKING TOURS

 

Kaokoland MTB Cycle Tour


14  n i g h t s  /  15  d a y s   o f   M T B

 

R37 500 per person

15 – 29 October, 2019

8 to 14 pax

e-Bike friendly

We can rent you an e-bike and a MTB if you don’t have your own

 

 

 

 

The Adventure

 

This Mountain Bike adventure is covering the unique Kaokoland of Namibia, with its wide open space, Desert wild life and magical sky.

 

This impression, however, is very deceiving, as Kaokoland is full of surprises, with a rich treasure of discovery for those fascinated by its unique beauty and wild life. Led by Bhejane Adventures Namibian Partners - Unbounded Namibia Safari’s - you will experience Kaokoland and its beauty like never before, conducted in a safe and environmentally sensitive manner.

 

Highlights:

  • Ruacana
  • Kunene River
  • Epupa Falls
  • Marienfluss
  • The Red Drum Crossing
  • Khumib River
  • Hoarusib River
  • Puros

On this specific tour:

  • You will need your own MTB
  • You will need your own sleeping bag and pillows
  • You will need your own spares for your bike
  • You will need all your own supplements for the trip

 


The Team

Your tour leader is an experienced nature conservationist and adventure guide. He will be in contact with you at all times, impart a wealth of biological, cultural and historic knowledge.

 

Three meals a day will be prepared by our experienced bush chef in his mobile kitchen, with fresh salads, potjiekos, braais and many other surprises appearing on the menu. The good old “koffie pot” will be on the fire from six till late.

 

Though this MTB adventure can get “exciting” and is sometimes not a “walk in the park”, we will at all times practice safe on-road cycling and should you experience any difficulty, the Unbounded crew have the “know how” to assist with any problems.   Some of our overnight stops will be rustic and unusual, but you will never the less at all times be safe, the crew will spare no effort to make you comfortable, provide you with good wholesome food and, most importantly, see that you have a good time.

 

 

 

What is included?

All accommodation and three meals a day

All game drives, park fees, park entrance and accommodation fees

Snacks and drinks during the day

Drinks around the Camp fire and with meals.

Guided safari vehicle & camping equipment & tents

2 Crew vehicles

4 Crew

 

What is not included?

Optional activities

River Rafting on the Kunene River

Sleeping Bags and Pillows

 

Optional Activities

All extra activities along the way

 

Meeting point: Windhoek

 

Transport Options

We supply transport, or you can make use of your own Transport

 

Our Transport

We will have a passenger carrier Land Cruiser with trailer to transport the people that don’t have their own transport or would like to fly in and out from Windhoek.

 

 

ADVENTURE ITINERARY

 


Day 1: Windhoek

The Unbounded Namibia team will meet you at the airport and take you to your accommodation in Windhoek where we will have dinner together and discuss the tour program for the next few days.

Dinner this evening is at a restaurant in Windhoek and is for your own expense

 


Day 2: Windhoek – Ruacana

We will have an early start from Windhoek to make our way up to Ruacana in the North on the Border of Namibia and Angola. We will stay in a Lodge for the night.

 


Day 3: Ruacana – Kunene River Lodge (65Km)

After an early breakfast we will get ready for our first day of cycling along the Kunene River for 65km towards Kunene River Lodge where we will camp for the night.

 

 

Day 4, 5: Kunene River Lodge - Epupa Falls (95Km)

Today, your destination will be the spectacular Epupa Falls on the Kunene which forms the northern border between Namibia and Angola. We will be cycling for 95 Km all the way along the Kunene river towards Epupa Falls where we will be spending two days at Epupa Falls. We will have enough time too few the falls and for those who would like to pay a visit to a Himba Village.

 

On both nights we will be treated to one of Africa's most beautiful sunsets over the beauty of Kaokoland and the voice of a spectacular waterfall in the back ground.

 

 

Day 6: Epupa Falls - Bush Camp (100Km) 

Another early start after a hearty breakfast, and we leave Epupa Falls behind, heading back down to a small village called Okangwati, where we will be turning west in to the heart of Kaokoland. We will spend the night in a dry river bed, Bush Camping.

 


Day 7: Bush Camp – Etanga (65Km)

Today we will make our way towards Etanga Village. The camp sites for the night is a rustic camp with  toilets and shower facilities – Our water availability for the night is limited, but we will ensure your comfort and needs are met.

 


Day 8, 9: Etanga – Marble Camp (75Km)

Today we will cycle towards Marble Camp – Onjiva Village where we will spend the next two days.   

There will be time to relax the next day and explore and discover the Marienfluss or just to re live the last few days’ experiences. We will be staying in accommodations for the next two nights with a beautiful view over the Onjiva Plains.

 


Day 10, 11: Marble Camp – Puros (120Km)

After Breakfast we will be cycling along the Khumib River from where we will be changing over in to the Hoarusib River all the way to Puros. Today will be the day where we have to keep our eyes wide open for the elusive Desert Elephants as well as the rest of the wild life kingdom that are surviving in these dry Rivers of Kaokoland.

 

We will spend two nights at Puros where we will be camping and enjoying the silence of nature in the evenings around the camp fire while our Bush chef will prepare the evenings meal on an open fire.

 


Day 12: Puros - Kanamub Mountain Camp (90Km)

After two nights and a relax day at Puros we will make our way towards Sesfontein where we will camp for the night at a camp called Kanamub Mountain Camp.

 

The camp sites for the night is a rustic bush camp with toilets and shower facilities – Our water availability for the night is limited, but we will ensure your comfort and needs are met.

 

 

Day 13: Kanamub - Warmquelle at Sesfontein (50Km)

Today will be our last day of cycling; we will have a short day of cycling towards Warmquelle which is a natural hot spring at the foot of the Mountains. We will spend some time in the spring to recover from all the dust and sun burn we experience over the last 11 days in Kaokoland.

 

The camp sites for too night is a rustic bush camp with toilets and shower facilities – Our water availability for the night is limited, but we will ensure your comfort and needs are met.

 

We will be treated with a lovely meal around the bush fire and talk about your experience on MTB in Kaokoland.

 

 

Day 14: Windhoek

After an early breakfast we have to pack our bikes on to the vehicles leave Kaokoland and its beauty behind and make our way back to Windhoek, until your next Unbounded Namibia MTB experience.

 


Day 15: Home

After our last breakfast together in Windhoek it’s time to say good until a next time!