Accommodation, Northern Namibia

Mowani Mountain Camp

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Mowani Mountain Camp is a traditional African safari style property with just 12 luxury tented rooms spread across a rocky outcrop providing stunning views across the plains of Damaraland. The camp is in the south of the great Damaraland region between the Ugab and the Huab rivers and is the luxury sister property of Camp Kipwe. It is perfectly suited to honeymooners and other couples who might be on second honeymoons.

There are two choices of tented rooms: the Superior View Rooms (as the name suggests) have outstanding panoramic views of the dramatic desert landscape and are positioned on the edge of the camp giving plenty of privacy. Standard Rooms lack the sensational views being more centrally positioned yet are skilfully built around the huge granite boulders. In addition, two suites are available: the Mini Suite with a/c living area and satellite TV, and the Mountain Suite with additional butler service, a/c living room, private dining, CD music centre and bar.

All the tents have private bathrooms and smart colonial décor with lavish furniture, tea and coffee making facilities, safety deposit box, and large comfortable twin beds with mosquito netting.

At the heart of the camp is a beautiful thatched dome building with an elegant dining room and lounge, and just below is a small but inviting swimming pool nestled between ancient rocks complete with sun loungers and extensive views.

The camp has a communal camp fire for evening drinks and discussions, and there is a beautiful rock a little further away designated as a sundowner spot for those looking for extra privacy.

Activities include game drives and nature walks and the local population of desert-adapted elephants can often be tracked down.

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Mowani Mountain Camp -20.544331, 14.368050 Mowani Mountain CampView

Facilities

Private bathrooms, dining room, lounge, swimming pool, cable TV, safety deposit box and laundry service.

Local Wildlife

The wildlife in the area occurs in low densities but springbok, besia oryx, Hartmann’s mountain zebra, black-backed jackal, birds and rhino are present.

Optional Activities

Longer excursions to see the rock art at Twyfelfontein, the geology at Burnt Mountain and the Organ Pipes are also available.

Alan Godwin

Area Specialist

If you have any questions regarding our Namibia tours, please feel free to contact me on +44 (0)1803 866965

Very good excursions to the petroglyphs and to see desert elephants. Best food of the whole trip. The Mountain view suite was a highlight of the trip- in fact one of the best rooms we have ever stayed in and we've stayed in some gorgeous places!

Mrs L M - Wiltshire