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When travelling through Namibia, where do you really want to spend the night: in the wild. Purros community camp offers nice well spaced camping places on the side of the river. Game crosses this camp and we were pleased to see elephant dung and prints...More
For those who want to get a glimpse of the real Namibia this is the place to head for. No fancy lodge, no pool, no sundowners with champagne. What a wonderful relieve...
The road to Purros was quite good. Easily did the whole drive on...More
The drive from Mowani to Purros via Sesfontein and Palmwag is long, tiring and the roads are not always good. The last reliable gas station is just beyond the veterinary control gate. Do not forget to refuel because from here on you must be fully...More
If adventurous and driving a 4x4, go to Purros!! The drive up there from Sesfontein takes time (3 to 4 hours) and is bumpy and rough (stones, steep hills, riverbed crossings), ... but it is soo worthwile!
Super scenic landscapes, abundant wildlife, ... And the...More
If you want to see Namibia in the raw, this is a must. 4x4 recommended as the river drive is incredible with wildlife all around. The camp is visited by elephant, giraffe and oryx. The large kitchen is well equipped. We stayed in a cabin...More
No - but we didn't have an issue. We stayed in the community camp run by the village which was great - see if you can find the showers - brilliant. There seemed to be about 5 campsites in the area so I would be surprised... More
No - but we didn't have an issue. We stayed in the community camp run by the village which was great - see if you can find the showers - brilliant. There seemed to be about 5 campsites in the area so I would be surprised if you couldn't get in somewhere. By the way, the visit to the Himba tribe in Purros was terrible, I would recommend you do it somewhere else ...
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