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Katambora Orange

Dragonflies | Namibia

Introduction: Katambora Oranges (Ceriagrion katamborae) appear completely dark red from a distance. It is named after the village of the same name in Zambia, where the first specimen was first collected in October 1960. They favour reeds and papyrus in backwater swamps.

Distribution: The Kavango River region in the Mahango Game Reserve.

Colouration: Red to reddish-brown head and thorax, brown eyes and a white to bluish-white face. The abdomen is dark red.

Breeding: Development from larval stage to adult occurs without a pupa.

Flight season: Observations of them flying in November and December have been recorded.

Conservation: Not threatened.

African Odyssey

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

Combination Safari

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

Itenga Wildlife Mobile Safari

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.

Namibian Experience Safari

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

Essence of Namibia Mobile Safari

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

Car Hire Namibia