Namibia with 300 sunny days annually possesses some of the most stunning landscapes in Africa. Natural wonders such as that mighty gash in the earth at Fish River Canyon and the wildlife utopia of Etosha National Park enthral.
It’s the lonely desert roads where mighty slabs of granite rise out of swirling desert sands that will sear themselves in your mind. The world’s oldest desert meets the crashing rollers along the wild Atlantic coast.
The Etosha National Park is one of the world's greatest wildlife-viewing spots. For a few days each year, this immense, saline desert is converted by the rains into a shallow lagoon teeming with flamingos and white pelicans. However, it's the surrounding bush and grasslands that provide habitat for Etosha's diverse wildlife.
It may look barren, but the landscape surrounding the pan is home to more than a hundred mammal species as well as 340 bird species.
Travel in Namibia will stay with you long after the desert vistas.
It can easily be combined with a visit to South Africa, Botswana and The Victoria Falls.
Atlantic coast bordering Angola, Zambia, Botswana and South Africa
Free visas as you enter the country. Your passport must be valid for at least six months after the travel and at least two pages must be left blank
Namibian Dollars (NAD)
In the arid central Namib Desert, summer daytime temperatures may climb to over 40°C, but can fall to below freezing during the night. Rainfall is heaviest in the northeast, which enjoys a subtropical climate. The northern and interior regions experience ‘little rains’ between October and December, while the main stormy period occurs from January to April.
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90 % of the road network is dirt road, most of it well maintained