"Etosha" translates to "Place of Mirages", "Land of Dry Water", or the "Great White Place", and covers 22,270 square kilometers of land. This aptly named national park in the heart of Namibia is home to a host of wildlife, including elephant, lion, giraffe, blue wildebeest, eland, kudu, gemsbok (Oryx), zebra, rhino, cheetah, leopard, hyena, honey badger and warthog, as well as the endemic black-faced impala, just to name a few of the 100+ mammals and 300+ bird species that can be spotted here. Game drives and hikes will take you to the watering holes and across popular trails, where this majestic wildlife can be spotted up close in its most natural environment. Start planning your trip to Etosha National Park in Namibia today!
Highlights of Etosha National Park in Namibia
Wildlife exploration is the main attraction in this Namibian National Park. Game drives and hikes will take you to the most frequented spots by the wildlife. Notice the diverse vegetation, including most commonly large camel thorn trees mixed with Mopani trees - this is the vegetation that allows life to exist in such abundance in these expansive grasslands.