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Community Camp Makuri Campsite

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Located in Namibia :: Mangetti/Boesmanland  :: Tsumkwe Area
Category: Camping :: Community Camp

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Description [ correction ]

Makuri Campsite in the Nyae Nyae Conservancy near Tsumkwe is a communal camp which is shaded, under a beautiful big baobab, with a fireplace. There are no ablution blocks. Campers need to bring their own drinking water.

There is a Bushman village nearby. Each morning they offer to take you, for a small fee per person, on different walks. For example they take you on a simulated hunt. Another outing is to take you on a plant foraging expedition. Sometimes they have younger family members who explain in Afrikaans, otherwise they use hand gestures.

There is a 'Living Village' at Xa-hoba, 20km north from Tsumkwe where you can see traditional dances and learn more of the village culture. All the proceeds go to the local people.

Contact [ correction ]
Address :  35km or 35min ESE of Tsumkwe, Mangetti/Boesmanland, Namibia
Contact :  Nyae Nyae Conservancy office
Contact 2 :  NNDFN Windhoek
Tel :  +264(0)61 236 327
Email :  Click Here
Cellphone Reception :  Nothing

Directions [ correction ]

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Rates and Payment [ correction ]
Rates Quoted :  Per Person
Base Currency :  NAD
Minimum Rate :  70.00
Maximum Rate :  70.00
Updated for :  2023
Comments :  (Rate info updated Apr-23).
Payment Methods Accepted :  Cash

General Information [ correction ]
Tourist Organisation :  Community Camp
Languages spoken :  English
Pre-Booking :  Non-Essential

Facilities [ correction ]
Camping, Landing Strip Nearby, Safe Parking Available

Camping Facilities [ correction ]
Facilities :    Shaded Sites
Toilet Facilities :    Long drop/Pit latrine
Is water available? :    No
Is water drinkable? :    No

Activities [ correction ]
Game Viewing, Tours and Excursions, Bird Watching
More Activities :  Hunting.
Notes on Activities :  Elephant tracking. Visits to the local village for traditional dance and music. (Some activities may be offered nearby).

Travelling Information [ correction ]
Closest Town :  Tsumkwe

Self Drive Access :  Yes
Vehicle Type :  4WD
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