Namibia is a terrific travel destination in Southwest Africa that promises a true wild African holiday experience. Bordering South Africa, Angola, Botswana, Zambia and the Atlantic Ocean, it is a true haven for nature and adventure enthusiasts seeking a peaceful yet thrilling vacation.
Stretching for over 2,000 kilometres along the Atlantic coast of the country, Namib Desert is the heart of Namibia, often referred to as the world’s oldest desert. The red sand dunes reach great
heights and are a treat to discover. Covering the entire western section of the country and spreading beyond its borders, the desert calls for many thrilling experiences. You can spot an array of plants and animals that can be found nowhere else in the world!
Lying in the southern part of Namib Desert, Sossusvlei is a large salt flat and dry lake bed surrounded by tall red sand dunes. What makes this place more inviting is its colour changing nature during sunrise and sunset, presenting picturesque vistas all throughout the day and evening! Tsauchab River, flowing through the desert, is another major draw of this place. Head to this retreat to revel in the charm of the landscape and its ever-changing colour!
A haven for beach lovers, Swakopmund is a city in Namibia with several sandy beaches overlooking the Atlantic Ocean. Besides beaches, the city invites visitors with a wonderful range of German colonial buildings. While it is an exciting tourist destination for nature and
architecture lovers, activities like sand boarding, horse riding and quad biking make it a paradise for adventure enthusiasts as well. Visitors can also opt for dolphin cruises for a memorable experience.
Etosha National Park
Lying on the Etosha salt pan in north-western part of the country, Etosha National Park is an ideal wildlife retreat with a diverse landscape. There are guaranteed game sightings in the reserve and visitors get a chance to spot elephant, leopard, lion, black and white rhino, cheetah,
brown and spotted hyena, caracal, zebra and antelope. Besides, you can have an ideal camping experience at the rest camps in the park that are well provided with accommodation, viewing decks and restaurants.
Fish River Canyon
Located in the far south of the country, Fish River Canyon is the largest canyon in Africa visited by a large number of tourists all throughout the year. With the length of 160km, width of 27km
and depth of around 550 metres, the canyon is wonderful treat for the sore eyes. You can discover around 1.5 billion years of geological history while hiking up to the canyon that requires almost five days to get to the top.