Groups such as the Nama, Damara, Herero, Ovambo and Kavango moved onto land where livestock-rearing or farming were viable.
Some groups, such as the Nama and Damara, speak a Khoisan language similar to the San. The first Portuguese stopped off along Namibia’s coastline in the 1480s.
The train then leaves the vast stillness of the Kalahari Desert for a city tour of Windhoek.
On day ten guests travel to the Etosha National Park for an overnight stay with game-viewing activities before ending the journey in the quaint seaside town of Swakopmund. DAY 1 – THE TRAIN DEPARTS PRETORIA 14h30 Train departs Rovos Rail Station in Pretoria for Kingswood for our overnight stop.
The choice fell on Swakopmund where water could be found and because other sites checked (including Cape Cross) The majority of towns and villages in Namibia have grown out of indigenous settlements and very often were located close to sources of water.
First stop is Kimberley for a visit to the Big Hole and diamond mine museum village before continuing on to Upington for a walking tour and wine tasting.Singlereisen Namibia lassen das Herz eines jeden Naturliebhabers höher schlagen.Das Land im Süden Afrikas entzückt mit einer ungeahnten Landschaftsvielfalt. The jaw bone from one of man’s earliest ancestors was found in the Otavi mountains of Namibia.Nomadic peoples wandered widely across the region to hunt and gather food. Over the last two millennia, the San were forced into desert regions as other peoples began settling in the area.