To visit Namibia we want you to feel confident!
Below you‘ll find the best places to visit in Namibia and a summary on must-know information. Take a look at our blog for more detail on where to stay in Namibia, packing lists, travel routes or simply being a digital nomad in Namibia.
Visit Namibia: Quick facts
South West Africa
English (official language), Afrikaans, German and indigenous languages
2.4 million (2018)
1 Euro = 18,04 N$
0,70 Euro (1km)
One of the driest countries in the world
2000km desert along the coastline
Namib Desert - the oldest desert in the world
Second least populated country in the world
Fishriver Canyon - the second biggest canyon in the world
Safety while travelling
One of the saftest countries in Africa
Culture in Namibia
Don't leave valuables visible in your car
13 different ethnic groups
Keep your wallets and bags safe
Each culture has its own traditions & languages
50 % of inhabitants belong to the Ovambo tribe
Other tribes are Herero, Damara, Nama & Bushmen
Be cautious about pick-pocketing and vehicle theft
Some of the Himba tribe still live like Nomads with their painted, red skin
wildlife in Namibia
Home to the Big Five - Lion, Rhino, Elephant,
Leopard and Water Buffalo
History of Namibia
Home to the rare desert adapted elephants
Home to the largest number of cheetahs in the world
Best place for animal sights: Etosha National Park
The German colony was called South West Africa
1915 South Africa occupied the German colony
From 1966 - 1990 Namibia fought for its independence
Namibia became independent in 1990
Visit Namibia: 6 travel highlights
Swakopmund offers many attractions, Besides magnificent colourful buildings, Visitors can go surfing or walk in the dunes
adjacent to the city.
Sossusvlei is a clay pan, surrounded by dunes in the Namib Desert. inside the pan you will find the dead vlei - it‘s also famous for Hundreds of years old dead camel thorn trees.
The Caprivi strip is
tropical and green with a lot
of wildlife to explore! This is the Place to find water buffalos.
Etosha National Park
Thisis one of the most popular spots on any trip to Namibia to see wildlife. You can find Giraffes, Lions, Rhinos, Elephants, Antelopes and More!
You will find the largest ship cemetery in the world, a rough coastline & the home of a huge seal colonie. With 1,600 km² it is the third largest national park in the country.
One of the most impressive natural beauties of Namibia as well as the second biggest canyon worldwide. The gorge landscape is ideal for long hikes and beautiful sunsets!
See the beauty of Namibia!
Photos by Christine Bay
Hiking Namibia’s famous Mountains and dunes
Hot Air Ballooning over the
Game Drives to see
Surfing in the Atlantic Ocean
HorseBack riding in the south