Thatched safari lodge in the rocky foothills of the Erongo Mountains

A place of unimaginable beauty and history set amidst massive granite rock boulders, overlooking the magically beautiful Erongo Mountains, is Ai Aiba Rock Painting Lodge. A stay here will be a trip back in time with countless rock painting sites and dramatic sceneries to explore. Steeped in history, these ancient rock formations are the eroded remains of a volcanic complex about 130 million years old. Thatch roof chalets welcome guests with tasteful and African-themed decor and the Erongo mountains await with much to explore. Nature drives, guided walks, mountain biking, and living museum tours are just the start to what guests can expect when visiting.

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Best time to go to Damaraland

You’ll be relieved to hear that the dramatic and glorious Damaraland is a year-long destination! However, the best time to visit is in May through to September, due to animals frequenting waterholes, so you’ll be spoiled with especially rare sightings. If you want Damaraland all to yourself, avoid visiting in July to September when some places can get rather busy. From October to January things can get heated during the day, so come prepared with clothes to stay cool and enough water to hydrate you during your daily experiences!


Twin room

The Twin Rooms are equipped with 3/4 beds, air conditioning, a comfortable lounge, and a spacious bathroom with a walk-in shower. The African-inspired decor creates a seamless transition from the natural surroundings. A private patio allows guests to enjoy breathtaking views, and there are also coffee-making facilities in each of the 19 rooms.

Family Room

The Family Room is air-conditioned and has 3/4 beds, a double bunk bed, and a small lounge with tea and coffee-making facilities. The big bathrooms are a spoil with a walk-in shower and luxury body products. This room has a private patio where the magnificent views can be appreciated.

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