Trees of Namibia
Brandberg acacia: Brandberg acacia (Acacia montis-usti) can grow from between 3 to 7m high on rocky slopes and the mountains of the north-western escarpment. Look for them in the Twyfelfontein and Brandberg areas. It is a deciduous shrub or tree with numerous, very thin stems. Their characteristic flat, spreading crowns give off a broom-like appearance.
Features include a brown-red to olive-green shading in older branches, slightly curved thorns and yellow-green leaves. An inflorescence in the shape of a spike grows up to 120mm long. A dark brown fruit pod holds 6 to 10 brown seeds and splits when ripe. From September to October the flowers are cream-coloured.
23 Days - Visits everything between the Fish River Canyon (in the south) to the Zambezi Region (in the north) and still has time to head via the Okavango Delta to Victoria Falls. Ideal for the first time visitor wanting to pack as much into their trip as possible
19 Days - a good choice for those wishing to experience the best parts of Namibia & Botswana. For good measure a visit to the Okavango Delta & Victoria Falls is also include. Departs from Windhoek & ends either at Vic Falls or back in Windhoek
15 Days - Our 'mobile safaris' offer a slightly more comfortable camping experience than the other itineraries on these pages. Alternating departures run between Windhoek & Victoria Falls visiting Chobe National Park, Etosha Park, a himba village, the coastal town of Swakopmund and the Sossusvlei sand dunes.
14 Days - When we first designed a Namibian trip this was the itinerary, it still works brilliantly and is our most popular safari. Runs from Windhoek to Windhoek and includes all the major tourist attractions
12 Days - This mobile safari takes in the most popular attractions. Including the Waterberg Plateau, Etosha National Park, Kaokoland (and a visit to a Himba settlement) the Skeleton Coast & Sossusvlei