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Mountain Biking in Windhoek, Khomas Region, Namibia

Period:
May
Level:
Advanced
Total Race distance:
454km/282mi
Total ascent distance:
6021m/19753ft
Total descent distance:
7709m/25291ft
Windhoek, the Namibian capital city, lies in the central part of the country in the Khomas Hochland plateau which separates Windhoek from the Namib Desert. The city is the starting point for many prestigious races and seat of many athletic clubs.

Windhoek city, situated in the  mainland of Namibia is the starting point for several and prestigious mountain biking-free riding races. Many races start from there in the early winter-May or June- and cross the Namib Desert through vast national parks and conclude in the east side of Namibia in the coastal cities of Swakopmund or Walvis Bay.

One of the most prestigious competitions which performed there is the Namib Quest Race. It starts at Windhoek and concludes after 454 km/282 mi, passing through different climate zones and various landscapes, from urban cities to desert settlements and coastal resorts.

Although Namibia is a country which includes immense areas of desert, volcanic origins rock formations and has very high temperatures all year round, these conditions create a paradise for the mountain biking fans with many challenges, classic trails to beat and many different obstacles to over pass.

How to Get to Destination

BY CAR FROM Windhoek Airport
43.29km/26.9mi, 35mins
Follow B6 / Trans-Kalahari Hwy and merge onto Sam Nujoma Dr for your destination.
BY AIR
O. R. Tambo International Airport, Johannesburk - JNB,
BY AIR
Hosea Kutako International Airport, Windhoek - WDH,
43.29km/26.9mi, 35mins.
BY TRAIN

The main Namibian cities are very well connected with both public and private train services. Although the rail network of the country is not wide, it covers the principal destinations and offers excellent services.

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