Permission should be requested in writing from the
National Heritage Council Namibia (NHC) in order to
undertake hiking up the Brandberg Mountain.
indicate the number of persons taking the hike, how
many days will be spent on the mountain and where
the visitors intend to go. Those who wish to take
the tour to the White Lady will be assisted by the
staff at the office situated at the site and are
therefore not required to seek written permission.
Should anyone wish to undertake any other activity
such as photography or filming for commercial
purposes or research, they are required to apply for
a heritage permit. Please feel free to contact us
should any more information be required.
AND RECREATIONAL HERITAGE PERMIT
the NHC permit application form. Please apply
together with the following:
A permit application fee of
N$150,00 and additional hiking fee is payable
(depending on the number of dates up the
Copies of your ID or Passport
(applicant and team members)
Motivation letter for hiking
up the Upper Brandberg Mountain: Purpose of
hiking up, team members, dates, numbers of
teams, names of local guides, explain how food
items will be transported up the Mountain, where
to overnight before reaching Königstein etc.
Kindly keep in mind that
processing of permits takes 12 working days
Director of NHC: Mr.Salomon April
Heritage Permits: Mrs.Alma Nankela
Through identification, protection and
management of the natural and cultural
heritage of Namibia, as well as public
education, and in accordance with our
law and international conventions, we
ensure that our heritage benefits
current and future generations.