Information on the Area
In the area a wide variety of sights are on offer. Twyfelfontein with its more than 2000 rock engravings are said to be the largest outdoor art gallery you will find in the world and definitely in Africa.
At Petrified Forest you will be taken on an interesting trip to see the ancient fossilized tree trunks as well as the Welwitchia Mirabiles (the fossil plant of Damaraland).
Also informative and interesting are the Organpipes and Burned Mountain. iGowati Country Hotel is also in close vicinity to The Rock Finger, White Lady and Etosha. When staying for a few days it is easy to visit all these sights as well as the Himbas at Kamanjab.
We also offer overnight trips for small groups to remote places in Damaraland. Go looking for elephants or just camp under the stars. Visit Brandberg or swim in some of the many pools and fountains found by only the knowledgeable guides of Damaraland. Go fishing in the desert for fresh water fish. Any thing is possible. Give us a call or e-mail.
Khorixas is named after the Khori Bush growing in the area. The town is very small but necessity's can be bought at the local supermarket. We have a post office but letters and postcards can also be given at the reception of iGowati Country Hotel for posting. A bank is available on weekdays from 09:00 to 12:30 in the mornings. Petrol, tyres and a car repair shop are also in town.