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Stunning landscapes, majestic sand dunes, a remote coastline, desert-adapted wildlife

This desert paradise has one of the lowest population densities in the world and is home to dramatic scenery: the Namib and Kalahari Deserts, unique and abundant plants and animals, infinite sunshine, star-filled nights, and an eclectic blend of African and European cultures. Witness beautiful sunrises over Namibia’s famous sand dunes, go whale-watching in historic trade waters and experience a once-in-a-lifetime encounter with the semi-nomadic Himba people on an unforgettable trip to Namibia.

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NAMIBIA REGIONS AND CITIES

The Namib Desert & Sossusvlei – Namibia’s most famous destination. The oldest desert in the world is a shifting, red-sand sea home to the highest dunes in the world and a surprising number of life forms sustained by the coastal fog.

The Skeleton Coast – One of the Earth’s most remote, starkly surreal and peaceful places is home to misty shores, rolling dunes, rare fossils, rugged mountains, ancient valleys, unique wildlife and endless space.

Damaraland – This rugged, rocky desert landscape is marked by dry river beds that house famous wildlife such as the desert-adapted elephant and the black rhino.

Etosha National Park – Namibia’s premier wildlife destination is one of Africa’s largest game reserves. Etosha means ‘Great White Place’ and refers to the Etosha Pan, one of Africa’s largest saltpans, which dominates the park.

Fish River Canyon – The world’s second largest canyon behind the Grand Canyon is a hiker’s paradise and home to the Fish River Hiking Trail, one of southern Africa’s most famous hikes.

Windhoek – Namibia’s capital and largest city is home to 250,000 people. It’s very well-maintained and heavily influenced in architecture and feel by the German colonial era.

Swakupmund – A coastal adventure city and seaside resort with a heavy German influence and a population of 35,000, Swakupmund has a coast that is much cooler than inland because of icy cold ocean water and dense morning fog. Often cool and misty, it’s a popular holiday destination around Christmas-time when Namibians come to escape the heat of the interior.

Caprivi Strip – Namibia’s wettest region is a thin, lush, subtropical sliver of Kalahari sand with tropical waterways and rivers that are rich with wildlife in complete contrast with the rest of the country’s climate and geography.

NAMIBIA ACTIVITIES

  • Climb “Big Daddy” – the second highest dune in the world – and tumble all the way down
  • Early morning excursions to the red dunes for dramatic sunrise colors
  • Walks amongst petrified trees surrounded by giant dunes in the surreal expanse of Dead Vlei.
  • Scenic nature drives and walks
  • Unforgettable photographic opportunities at every turn
  • Hot air ballooning
  • Sleeping under the stars on a romantic “skybed”
  • Stargazing
  • Horseback riding
  • Bird watching
  • Rhino tracking
  • Himba cultural interaction with the last true nomads in Africa
  • Boating on the Kunene River
  • Quad-biking
  • Sand bording
  • Romantic desert dinners
  • Mountain biking
  • Camelback safaris tracking and monitoring black rhino
  • Visit the rock art at Twyfelfontein
  • Scenic hiking
  • Therapeutic hot springs
  • Visit Namibia’s National Museum
  • Shopping at African markets, luxury stores and malls
  • Attend a theater production or a visit an African art gallery
  • Fishing

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