Huab Under Canvas – Stellar Escape
Huab Under Canvas is an exclusive seasonal camp offering phenomenal luxury glamping and thrilling desert encounters, nestled in a grove of Mopane trees on the banks of a tributary of the Huab River. Protected from all the prevailing winds and sun, the camp is virtually invisible from anywhere around and it carries perhaps the lowest environmental footprint of any camp in Namibia. Tents are raised on mobile platforms and have basic infrastructure that allows for important comforts such as en suite flushing toilets, but the essence of the camp remains Under Canvas, mobile and experiential. There are provision for up to eight tents. The camp is operated seasonally between April and November, but it is also possible to set it up at other times 'at special request'.
The experience is redefining desert luxury in the modern age of permanent camps and going back to a foregone safari era, catering to people’s desire to wander and roam as they touch, smell, feel and truly experience the wilds of Africa. New for 2017, Huab Under Canvas launched Stellar Escape, set in an ancient dry riverbed on a private concession in the Huab Conservancy, offering a "sleep out" or "sky bed" under crystal-clear skies and the brilliant stars of the Namibian night sky.
Guests are escorted by their expert guide, and there is plenty of time for a leisurely pace of trekking, picnics and a cocktail or two at sunset! Sumptuous bush dinners are prepared on an open fire and when you’re ready to require your crew will leave you with a radio (for communication in case of an emergency) for an enchanting night under a billion stars.
Features in the following itineraries
- Matthew Nicklin, North India
- Mr & Mrs Manson, North India
- Mr Richard Stoughton, Sri Lanka
- Leslie Siben, India
- Jaime Benitez, South India
- Mr Geoffrey Johnson, India
- Matthew Annable, Rajasthan, India
- Krista Weir, Sri Lanka
- Mr David Wallace, North India