A quintessential African destination, Namibia is a treat for both the eyes and the soul.
Just one of the many prides of Namibia is the Namib Desert, which is considered to be the oldest desert in the world. It is tremendously vast and has extremely high sand dunes of up to 400 metres. Distinguished by its red dunes and its dark night sky, this is an absolutely serene and perfect setting for stargazing. Do not be mistaken into thinking that the desert is barren though, as there are many different types of flora and fauna to be found in the Namib Desert, as well as desert elephants, antelope, hyenas, reptiles, and other wildlife.
In the Namib Desert is Sossusvlei, a salt and clay pan, which is famous for the having the most breathtaking skylines during sunset. It is set within the Namib-Naukluft National Park, where the Namib Desert meets the Naukluft Mountains. A hot air balloon safari over this stunning landscape promises a vision like no other. Closer to the ground, there are trails to do on foot or on four wheels, too.
The most popular national park in Namibia is the Etosha National Park, in the north of the country. Its most distinct feature is the Etosha Pan, a salt pan so large that it can be seen from space. This pan is also one of the largest breeding grounds for flamingos in Africa.
A must-do when on safari at this national park is to visit one of the numerous waterholes, each being the preference for different animals, with the Okaukuejo Waterhole the best spot to watch at night if you hope to see the endangered black rhinoceros or some elephants. There is no dearth of accommodation options at the game reserves both in and around in the park, so from camps to luxury lodges, we can help you find your fit.
After seeing so many natural wonders, you can comfortably ease back into city life in the Namibian capital, Windhoek, before calling your holiday to a close. Windhoek is the centre of the country, literally in its geographical placement, and in every other way – socially, economically, politically, and culturally. The country’s colonial past is evident here in the German and Afrikaans influences, but so is its wonderful diversity. For its history and heritage, visit the Christuskirche (or Christ Church), the castles, the forts, and the National Museum. For the lighter side of life in Windhoek, explore the quaint cafés, the restaurants, and the nightlife.
With this rapidly growing, clean, and modern city to contrast with the deserts and national parks, your Namibia tour will without a doubt have the full spectrum of enjoyment.
Whether you’re looking for luxury sojourn or a laid-back holiday with affordable accommodation, we can make it happen!
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With all your plans in place, all you need to do is pack your bags, hop on a plane and travel over land and sea to your destination of choice!