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Namibia: Itineraries for everyone

"Namibia is full of dirt roads because it is one of the least densely populated countries in Africa."5losttogether.com
"Namibia is one of the only places in Africa you can get such an authentic tribal experience."travellemming.com
"Namibia is one of the most sparsely populated countries in the world."goworldtravel.com
"Namibia is one of the best places in the world for stargazing."stingynomads.com
"Namibia is great and it's generally pretty safe but the public transport is not geared up to the tourist market."heleninwonderlust.co.uk
"Namibia is one of the countries where just driving around without even going to the famous sights will be enough to surprise you."stingynomads.com

Namibia location

Southern Africa

Located

Land borders

Angola

Botswana

South Africa

Zambia

Namibia at a glance

Dollar (NAD)

Currency

Tswana

Language

Average (3 of 5)

Level of costs

Trendy (4 of 5)

Tourism trend change

Very safe (71 / 100)

Safety index

Underdeveloped (65 / 100)

Human development index

Best itineraries

This itinerary brings you through Namibia, Southern Africa. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
you can take a bath in Henties Bay and
Walvis Bay. The climate is warm. During your travel you have to speak Tswana. English should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Dollar everywhere. There are one flight connection. These are Walvis Bay (more about Walvis Bay) - Kolmanskop.
This itinerary proceeds through Namibia in Southern Africa. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
it is possible to go to many nature. The climate is hot. During your travel you have to speak Tswana. English should be enough for communication everywhere. You can pay with Dollar everywhere. There are one flight connection. These are
Windhoek (more about Windhoek) - Katima Mulilo.
At Southern Africa, more precisely Namibia, you will begin your route. The focus is mainly on not so famous cities.
Mainly small cities are destinations. It is possible to go to many nature. You can take a bath in
Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay in detail) and Henties Bay. Many cities are warm in December. You can pay with Dollar everywhere. During your travel you have to speak Tswana but english should be enough for communication everywhere.
This itinerary brings you through Namibia in Southern Africa. Etosha National Park by Okaukuejo and Etosha National Park by Halali are the highlights.
it is possible to go to many nature. You can go hiking in Halali. Many cities are warm in April. During your travel you have to speak Tswana. English should be enough for communication everywhere. As a
Austria citizen you use electronic with power sockets of the type C/F. For the journey you need: D / M. You can pay with Dollar everywhere. These flight connections are taken during this itinerary: Windhoek - Kolmanskop and Solitaire - Opuwo.

Things to do

Namibia is one of those countries that could and should be visited in its own right and makes for a great fly-drive destination. However, if you’re in neighbouring South Africa it is easy to get cheap flights to the capital relatively easily. As a former German colony, Namibia is popular with German tourists and ..

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Planning a trip to Namibia? Here’s a list of the best things to do in Namibia to help you plan your own unforgettable adventure! There are few, if any countries in the world we enjoying travelling through more than Namibia. This diverse country has some of the most breathtaking scenery, amazing wildlife and ..

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6. Explore Deadvlei

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One of the most underrated places on the planet is the southern African country of Namibia. If you love adventure, nature, and culture you’ve come to the right place – There are plenty of things to do in Namibia. Home to the oldest desert in the world, the tallest sand dunes, the game filled National Parks, and ..

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35 thoughts on “25 Epic Things To Do In Namibia”

14. See Ancient Cave Paintings

9. ATV over the sand dunes

24. Skydive over the Namib desert

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Nambia is very different from any other country in Africa and the first time I travelled there, I was in absolute awe of everything I saw and everything I did. Namibia is unique – famous for its other-worldly scenery, ethereal starry skies, stunning coastline, colossal sand dunes, vast deserts, incredible wildlife and ..

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See the Wild Namib Desert Horses

Barter for Souvenirs at the Okahandja Craft Market

See the ‘Other’ Side of Swakopmund in the Mondesa Township

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Eat & drink

When our tour guide dropped me off at the hotel, he said this place serves ‘the best breakfast in Swakopmund’, and he was right. The buffet was extensive with different types of bread, cold cut, fruit, cereals, a wide selection of spreads, and hot beverages.

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We register at the gate on the registration list that we will fill in again and again during our Namibia trip – the Namibians do love their paperwork – and drive with our papers to the Namutoni camp not far from the gate. Before entering the camp, we decide to take a quick first look at the area north of Namutoni.

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There are no public restaurants in Sossusvlei or Sesriem, adding an extra challenge to staying in this region. Sossusvlei camping sites offer cooking facilities, so you can bring your own groceries and cook your meals during your stay. ...

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Etosha Safari Camp has a restaurant and a bar on-site offering a full board option for travelers like us, who are looking for an easy, all-inclusive stay. ...

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Worth to visit

Most visitors, myself included, try to hit the dunes in time to catch the sunrise. I’m not normally an early riser, but this is totally worth waking up early for. The sand dunes turn a golden yellowish-orange as the first rays of sun catch the dunes. I’ve only ever visited the dunes at sunrise, but I’m told they’re ...

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In all honesty: we found the rivers and wildlife in Caprivi to be just as fantastic as in Botswana, but there were FAR fewer tourists. Namibia travel is, really, all about the lack of people and being able to be alone in some of Earth’s most beautiful ...

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The short answer is yes, it is 100% worth a visit. Sossusvlei offers a landscape like no other and interactive experiences which take you closer to nature. Grab a Sossusvlei map and hit the road! ...

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General

Let’s start with the question we get asked most frequently about driving in Namibia: should I drive in Namibia? From our experiences, driving in Namibia is safe, fun and sometimes challenging but not nearly as stressful as many other countries where we’ve done self drives! The tarred roads are typically in good ...

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Our tips for visiting Sossusvlei will ensure your visit to Namibia’s most popular attraction is as exhilarating as it should be Last year, Kia and I shared a list of the countries we most want to see , largely because of Sossusvlei. We finally visited Sossusvlei this year as part of a17-day self-drive safari with Wild ...

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How many of these fun facts do you know about Namibia? - 8) Namibia is one of only two countries in the world that has desert elephants! - 9) Did you know that there are two different styles of sandboarding? Namibia has both. They’re one of Namibia’s most impressive sights. ...

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43 thoughts on “11 Fun Facts You Probably Don’t Know About Namibia”

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Note: This is a guest post by Jenny Bowen from Sense Africa. She is an ecologist and Africa local who is very experienced and knowledgeable about what Africa has to offer. If you want to know more about her, make sure to check out here blog HERE Once visited, never forgotten. Namibia is a country that memories are ...

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Need more reasons to visit Namibia? There seems to be an activity for everyone!

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Itinerary

This is the perfect Namibia itinerary that will help you have the best time in this amazing African country! Stops include the iconic Sossusvlei, Deadvlei, the captivating Kolmansklop, and so much more. Accommodation guides and other essential information included. This is the perfect Namibia itinerary that will help ...

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Multiple times a year I find myself overwhelmingly envious of people doing full-time or, at least, long-term travel. When we were planning our Namibia self-drive safari , we looked at where we wanted to go and quickly realised that 2 weeks in Namibia would allow us to just scratch the surface.

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Only 2 weeks in Namibia

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Namibia is wide open spaces end endless horizons. And there is no better way to see it all than on a Namibia road trip. But there is more than dramatic scenery. Namibia is best experienced bouncing along gravel roads in your own car. For some helpful tips to get you started, read our article on all things driving in ...

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A road trip in Namibia is one of the greatest adventures to be had on this planet. When we arrived in Namibia for our road trip we had come with our preconceived notions, but we were not prepared. in Namibia are surreal. In this post, we break down what to see and where we went on our Namibia road trip.

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Costs

Namibia is an amazing country to travel though to do it on a budget can be quite tricky. The best way to explore Namibia is by doing a road trip with a rental car but it’ll cost you quite a bit. Even to drive with your own car is expensive due to large distances between places, here petrol is your main expense.

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I get it: Namibia is totally a hard sell when it’s so goddamn expensive, but guys, if you have the means to visit, it’s 100% worth the splurge. I promise you’ll have the absolute time of your life there. ...

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The total cost of accommodation in Namibia was: $1091

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While planning our Namibia trip we couldn’t believe how expensive some of the accommodation was, especially the campsites. ...

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The permit to enter Sossusvlei at the Sesriem Gate is about $6.50 USD per person and $0.80 per vehicle. The entry fee can be paid at the reception area just outside the main gate and can be bought the day prior to your entry. If you are heading into the park for sunrise we would suggest you buy your ticket the night ...

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Accommodation

Cool and contemporary, the Olive Exclusive is a great place to stay after the long flight via South Africa. There are just seven suites, each done out to reflect a different region in Namibia, with lots of rough-hewn wood, bare stone and throws. Four rooms come with a plunge pool and great views over the valley.

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. is a cosy budget-friendly hostel with lounge, kitchen and outdoor areas and a secure parking area where we were able to set up camp. Dorms and private rooms are also available for those looking for some extra comfort and a simple breakfast is included. Check prices and availability here.

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Where To Stay Near Etosha

Where To Stay In Henties Bay

Where To Stay Near Twyfelfontein

Where To Stay In Spitzkoppe

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There are a few accommodation options available inside Skeleton Coast National Park. The choices are limited but range from all-inclusive luxury lodges to camping. Skeleton Coast, Namibia is a popular destination for self-catering visitors, but those traveling without supplies, like we were, can also find ...

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Fish River Lodge:spectacular lodge less than 10 metres from the edge of the canyon. The views are spectacular, book it if you can! – check prices here! ...

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