Travelling To Namibia? Things To Add To Your Bucket List

The Republic of Namibia is an African country located in the south of the continent, with the western border being the Atlantic Ocean, while it borders the nations of Angola and Zambia to the north, Botswana to the east, and South Africa to the south. This pristine part of Africa is a very popular tourist destination for nature lovers from all parts of the world, this is the driest country in sub-Saharan Africa. If you are planning a holiday in Namibia, here are a few local attractions to add to your list.

See The Local Wildlife

While it is possible to rent a 4X4, you are advised to book a safari with an established local tour operator, and they would be happy to tailor the trip to suit your needs. Namibia is a large country, and if you do not know it, it is easy to get lost, and while Namibia is one of the safest countries in Africa, you don’t want to spend your time driving around looking for specific places. With a luxury tour, you get to discover the amazing history of the many interesting attractions, plus the guides know where the best spots are for observing the wildlife.

Visit Windhoek

The Namibian capital is small by western standards, yet this is a great example of an African city, and one that you should explore. After a few days in Windhoek, you can book one of the tailor made private safaris tours in Namibia that are offered by an established online tour operator.

Etosha National Park

Definitely the best National Park in Namibia, and you should spend at least one week in this amazing region. The list of animals is indeed long, with elephants, buffalo, rhino, giraffe, lion, leopard and cheetah all in abundance, and the guides can always find any animal that you would like to observe, and what’s more, they know all about safety.

The Namib Desert

This is definitely the place to view sunrises, with a famous location climb the sand known only as ‘dune 45’, which is a tourist favourite for breath-taking sunsets. The number of people who want to be there before sunrise is quite substantial, and you can camp nearby, ready to dune at around 4am, which will get you to the top before the sunrise.


This is a stretch of dead marshland that is amazing to walk across, and this region is only accessible by 4wd truck, due to the deep sand. You could add this to your list of places to visit, and the tour operator would know the best places to cross this unique stretch of marshland.

The only way to really experience Namibia is to book your safari with a leading tour operator, who would be able to tailor the holiday to your requirements. This gives you a totally flexible schedule, as you can easily change the plan and stay on at one place far longer, should you wish.

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