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Namibia Fish River Canyon

Fish River Canyon is one of the world’s largest canyons, situated in the southern part of Namibia. Carved by the meandering Fish River over millions of years, this geological marvel offers awe-inspiring vistas and a challenging hiking experience for adventure seekers.

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When To Travel

The Best Time to Visit Fish River Canyon is during the cooler months, which extend from May to September. Hiking in the canyon is only allowed during this period due to extreme heat in the summer months. The weather during the dry season is comfortable for outdoor activities.


  • Hiking the Canyon: The highlight of a visit to Fish River Canyon is embarking on a multi-day hiking adventure into the depths of the canyon. The 85-kilometer hike is physically demanding and takes you through ever-changing landscapes, from rocky plateaus to lush riverbanks.
  • Photography: Capture the canyon’s dramatic landscapes and ever-shifting colours with your camera. Sunrise and sunset offer the most stunning photo opportunities.
  • Scenic Drives: Explore the viewpoints along the canyon’s rim via scenic drives. Witness the grandeur of the canyon from above and marvel at its vastness.
  • Stargazing: Enjoy stargazing sessions in the clear desert skies. The canyon’s remote location offers excellent visibility of celestial wonders.
  • Wildlife Viewing: While hiking, keep an eye out for wildlife such as kudu, mountain zebra, baboons, and various bird species that inhabit the area.
  • Cultural Encounters: Learn about the local cultures and traditions of the area by engaging with nearby communities. Discover the history and lifestyles of the people who call this rugged landscape home.

At Africa Travel Tours, we craft personalized Fish River Canyon Tours & Namibia Trips that cater to your preferences and interests. From romantic getaways to family vacations, we ensure your journey is tailored to your desires. Whether you’re a seasoned safari-goer, a nature enthusiast, or a cultural explorer, Fish River Canyon Tours & Safari offers an enriching and unforgettable experience.

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