Places to stay
As you plan your trip, there are a number of hotels in Kunene region you can book to ensure a wonderful stay. The 3 star Safari Camps are one of the best Kunene Region hotels you can secure on Jumia Travel for your convenience. Book your stay at one of the popular towns in Kunene region with interesting things to do. The towns with the best reviewed hotels in Kunene include Kunjab, Outjo, Etosha and Opuwo.
The region Kunene is in the northwest of Namibia, a sparsely inhabited area due to the arid nature of the region. Kunene is also known as Kaokoland, home of the Himba ethnic group. The name of the region came from the Kunene River which serves as the border with Angola. Kunene is a mountainous region and has Opuwo as the capital.
The indigenous natives of Kunene region, the Himba people are traditional, nomadic people who are descendants of the Herero ethnic group. The people are mostly dressed in traditional attire and cover their body in a traditional cosmetic mixture called Otjize. Hairstyle is of great significance to the people as it reflects status and age. There is so much to appreciate and learn about the Himba people of Kunene region. This makes a visit to the Himba villages a thoroughly exciting and adventurous one.
Tourists can check out for Opuwo Trade Fair which is held in May combines cultural and business exhibitions. Other places to visit are the Epupa Falls, Fort Sesfontein in Sesfontein and Ondura Rapids. The nearby Etosha National Park is another place to visit when in the region.