what to do / Damaraland


This 4x4 self drive tour explores Damaraland offering the Twyfelfontein Rock engravings and the Abah-Huab River. Windhoek to Damaraland Your adventure starts as you depart Windhoek to Damaraland. Breakfast can be enjoyed in Omaruru. Omaruru means "bitter milk" in Herero - possibly since local bush which the cows consumed, gave their milk a bitter taste. The Omaruru River runs through the town and the beautiful Erongo Mountains surrounds it. Similar to a lot of towns in Namibia - Omaruru started as a mission station. During the violent Herero rebellion, the town was hugely affected and the Franke Tower was erected in 1908 as a watchtower for possible future attacks. Omaruru has now become a hot-spot for artists practicing their skills. Afterwards the journey continues to Twyfelfontein area, where lunch will be served. Twyfelfontein has a collection of rock art that decorate the boulders found in the area and it is an exceptional record of ancient traditions and cus... read more  Read More


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