Hiking, Trails and Routes

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Ugab River Hiking Trail, Skeleton Coast Park, Northern Namibia, Southern Africa.

Groups of six to eight leave on the second and fourth Tuesday of each month from April through October.  The trail is 50-km long and is completed in three days. The hike commences and ends at the Ugabmund (southern) entrance to the Skeleton Coast Park, which is approximately 200-km north of Swakopmund. It is recommended that hikers spend the previous evening at Mile 108, a campsite 40-km south of Ugabmund. Bookings must be made well in advance through Central Reservations. Medical certificates of fitness, issued within the preceding 40 days, must be provided at the commencement of the hike. More information can be obtained from the Swakopmund Resorts Office at the corner of Kaiser Wilhelm and Bismarck Streets in Swakopmund. N$200 per person.

Central Reservations Office, Namibia Wildlife Resorts Ltd. Reservations for resorts in Namibian Nature Reserves and National Parks.  In the Kaiserliches Landesvermessung on the corner of John Meinert and Moltke Streets, opposite the Kudu statue in Independence Avenue, Windhoek. Telephone bookings can be made 11 months in advance while written applications can be made 18 months in advance.  Applications should include:

•    ID or passport number, with home and office telephone # and fax #’s
•    Type of accommodation required
•    Date of arrival and departure. Also provide alternative dates.
•    Number of adults, and number and age of children.

A conditional reservation form is sent off once accommodation has been reserved provisionally. The full amount indicated on the form must then be paid before the due date, failing which the reservation automatically lapses. Payment must be made immediately if accommodation is to be taken up less than 10 days from the date of reservation.  AVUgab

Address correspondence to:    The Manager
Namibia Wildlife Resorts Ltd
+264 (61) 23 6875/6/7/8 telephone
+264 (61) 22 4900 fax
e-mail: reservations@iwwn.com.na

Deposits can be made to:    Standard Bank, Windhoek, Namibia
Account Number 0431 196675
Branch Number 00237200
Swift Code SBNM-NANX

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Last update: 2014-02-15 20:19
Author: Alan McIver
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