Central Highlands

Located between Windhoek and Etosha are the gentle rolling hills of the Central Highlands of Namibia. Separating the vast Kalahari with the red Namib sand dunes, the Central Highlands is characterised by wide valleys which are now home to numerous game farms. These farms form the main attraction in this area of Namibia and are perfect for a one-night stay on the way to or from Windhoek.

Central Highlands

The most famous game farm in this area is Okonjima. Home to the AfriCat Foundation, Okonjima is well-known for its efforts into rehabilitating big cats like leopard and cheetah and for offering up the unique experience of being able to track these beautiful animals.

Hacienda Zuleta

Hacienda Zuleta

Otavalo, Central Highlands, Ecuador

Dating from the late 16th century, the historic Hacienda Zuleta lies in the spectacular Andean mountain range of Ecuador at 9,600 feet above sea level, and only two hours north of Quito and one hour from the famous indigenous market town of Otavalo.

Culture Riding
Hacienda San Agustin de Callo

Hacienda San Agustin de Callo

Cotopaxi, Central Highlands, Ecuador

Enveloped in the foothills of Ecuador's Cotopaxi volcano, the historic and unique Hacienda San Agustin de Callo is built on the site of an Incan fortress and the perfect base to explore the National Park and beautiful surrounding Andean villages.

Adventure Riding Culture
Ai Aiba Lodge

Ai Aiba Lodge

Central Highlands, Namibia

Ai Aiba lodge is located in the heart of the Central Highlands boasting incredible views over the beautiful Erongo Mountain range. This area is famed for its bushman rock paintings as well as offering plenty of great walking opportunities too.

Chilcabamba Lodge

Chilcabamba Lodge

Cotopaxi, Central Highlands, Ecuador

Chilcabamba Ecolodge is a simple yet charming lodge, nestled on the edge of Cotopaxi National Park. Surrounded by volcanoes, it is the perfect place for those who love the great outdoors and want to experience a traditional slice of Ecuador.

Hotel Hacienda Abraspungo

Hotel Hacienda Abraspungo

Riobamba, Central Highlands, Ecuador

Hacienda Abraspungo is a traditional ranch located close to Riobamba and surrounded by the magnificent Ecuadorian Andes. Located at more than 8,000 feet, Hacienda Abraspungo offers comfortable accommodation in an atmosphere of bygone days.

Okonjima Luxury Bush Camp

Okonjima Luxury Bush Camp

Central Highlands, Namibia

Home to the AfriCat foundation, Okonjima Bush Camp offers up the opportunity to get close to Namibia's big cats from the comfort of this intimate camp. With just nine suites and the two-bedroom Bush Suite, Okonjima can cater to families and couples alike.

Adventure Couples Wildlife
Okonjima Plains Camp

Okonjima Plains Camp

Central Highlands, Namibia

Located to the northwest of Windhoek, Okonjima Plains Camp has wonderful views of the unspoiled landscapes that surround the camp. Okonjima is home to the AfriCat Foundation and guests can visit the cats and photograph them.

Wildlife Eco/ethical tourism
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