From the famous and arid Kalahari Desert to Victoria Falls in the northeast tip, the Namib Desert and Skeleton Coast National Park, Namibia's contrasting landscapes are extremely fascinating even for travellers already experienced in the great outdoors. Etosha National Park, one of the largest in Africa, with its magnificent Etosha dunes is the ideal place to create your safari in Namibia; you can see many species including the famous Big Five. But Namibia is also home to luxurious lodges and breathtaking views of nature and wildlife. Following the instructions in the Namibia Tourist Guide, you can find a very nice accommodation and combine it with the safari of your dreams. Of course, a trip to Namibia would not be complete without meeting with local people including Hereros, Himbas, Bushmen, Namas..

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When to go to Namibia?

The best time to travel to Namibia is between November and April; this period is much less touristy and the weather conditions are generally very pleasant. From May to October, the climate is even better but it is the high season in Namibia so safaris are not very pleasant due to the large number of tourists. On the other hand, the rainy season from December to March, the low season in Namibia, is really to be avoided if you want to visit the national parks

How to go to Namibia? Our advice & tips

  • Organised trips
  • Going alone
  • Moving around

Many tour operators offer trips to Namibia and it is usually more expensive than if you organize your trip alone. However, it is the guarantee of a better organized trip with good guides and an itinerary that corresponds to your travel desires. Several possible themes: fauna, flora, desert, geology, indigenous cultures, sport, nature... The key to success therefore lies in the choice of the organizer

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You will usually travel to Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek, the capital. Namibia is a safe destination in terms of health and safety. It is very easy to drive it alone in your own vehicle and the tourism sector is very professional. However, it is necessary to be English-speaking and it is strongly recommended to prepare your trip well in advance and to make reservations in advance. Evaluate the distances carefully to create a feasible route.

Many domestic and charter flights serve Namibia, including the most remote lodges. But as the roads are good and generally paved, the car is also a very good solution for getting around. However, the long-distance bus network is small and only limited to a few large cities.

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Transportation
  • Book a ferry
  • Car Rental
  • Taxi
Accommodations
  • Find a hotel
  • Holiday rental
Stays
  • Tailor-made trip
Services / On site
  • Book a table
  • Activities & visits

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When to travel?

The best time to travel to Namibia is between November and April; this period is much less touristy and the weather c...
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Weather forecast

Namibia has three types of climate: desert, semi-arid and subtropical. From December to April, very hot summer and ra...
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Budget

Namibia is a fairly expensive destination. To save money, it is worth travelling with several people. Namibia's hotel...
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Formalities

No visas are required for travellers from the European Union, the United Kingdom, the United States, Japan and Austra...
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Health

By having your vaccines up to date in Namibia, you generally don't have any health problems. However, caution should...
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How to travel by yourself?

You will usually travel to Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek, the capital. Namibia is a safe destination...
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How to get organized?

Many tour operators offer trips to Namibia and it is usually more expensive than if you organize your trip alone. How...
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Getting around

Many domestic and charter flights serve Namibia, including the most remote lodges. But as the roads are good and gen...
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