23 November 2020
Rich of history, exotic animals, diverse culture, adventure-packed excursions and massive deserts, Namibia is a fantastic destination for the traveler who wants to experience something new and exciting.
Explore the capital of Windhoek and discover the lovely coastal town of Swakopmund boasting remnants of the country’s German influence, reflected in the architecture, culture, cuisine and the annual Oktoberfest celebrations.
To appreciate this extraordinary country properly, you will have to venture out of the cities to explore the remarkable natural landscapes Namibia has to offer.
Must see places in Namibia
The impressive Fish River Canyon
Being the second most visited tourist attraction in Namibia, the Fish River Canyon features a gigantic ravine, in total about 100 miles long.
Located in the South of Namibia, the Fish River is the longest interior river in Namibia. Cutting deep through a dry, Stoney and sparsely cover plateau you can sometimes see drought-resistant plants covering the walkways. Some areas of the river still flow intermittently, with potential floods in some parts of the year.
The vast Etosha National Park teeming with abundant wildlife, such as lions, desert-adapted elephants and the Hartmann’s Mountain Zebra.
he parks diverse vegetation ranges from dense bush to open plains attracting a variety of wildlife. Located in the heart of the park is the Etosha Pan – a shallow depression that covers an area of 5000 square kilometres. Dry and shimmering for most of the year, the pans fill up with water after seasonal rains, making it the perfect habitat for wildlife.
In the dry season, the wildlife is attracted to the perennial springs and waterholes that makes for excellent game viewing.
The hauntingly beautiful Kalahari Desert
Located in the south-east of Namibia is a captivating area of ancient red dunes, with grass and low bush and umbrella-shaped Camelthorn trees to astonish any visitor who adds this must-see attraction of their list. Here you will learn about the history of the ancient Bushmen, which some still call this semi-desert their home today.
If the landscape wasn’t enough to impress you, the The Kalahari also has some amazing game animals such as, Antelopes, the hardy Oryx, Wildebeest, Ostrich, Cheetah, Wild Dog, Brown Hyena and Kalahari Lions. If you are looking for smaller animals to seek out, you will also find the Meerkats who will fascinate you in their communities.
The Namib Desert stretching for over 2000 km along the magnificent Atlantic Coast
This vast expanse of breathtaklingly beautiful sandy desert deatures remarkably varied scenary including, the massivce red dunes of the world-renowned Sossusvlei, the moonscapes of Namib-Naukluft Park, the stark beauty of the Atlantic Coast and a diversity of fauna and flora.
This windswept, arid, ancient landscape is teeming with desert-adapted wildlife such as endemic chameleons, brown hyenas, gemsbok, jackals and seals along the coastline and a variety plantlife including the famous welwitschia plant, a unique living fossil.
Namibia is an ideal destination for travelers seeking an unforgettable African experience in a uniquely beautiful untamed wilderness.
Did you Know
Namibia is ranked the safest country in Africa. In fact, it’s ranked equally as safe as Europe! With the safety, fantastic wildlife, countless adventures and child-friendly lodges – Namibia is the perfect destination.