Unparalleled natural spectacle
Namibia is a land of endless desert landscapes and traditional cultures. Most famous are the Namib desert with its red sand dunes Sossusvlei and the Kalahari desert. Bushmen still live in the latter, the first inhabitants with the oldest culture on earth. They are known for the beautiful petroglyphs like the one at Brandberg and Twyfelfontein . In deze regio leven ook woestijnolifanten.
The Himbas live on the savannas of the northwest, semi-nomads who are distinguished by their clothing, hairstyles and jewelry. Here you will also find Etosha National Park, situated around an immense salt pan where you can see the "Big Five. Equally special is the Waterberg Plateau, located on a huge rocky plateau.
Another special natural phenomenon is the Fish River Canyon, the second largest ravine in the world.
The colorful buildings in the seaside town of Swakopmund and the harbor town of Walvis Bay are reminders of colonial times. Bij Cape Cross leven duizenden pelsrobben leven. Skeleton Coast stretches out north of Cape Cross, and is dominated by huge sanddunes, rough sea and rusting shipwrecks.
Luxury lodges, glamping or sleeping under the stars
An exceptionally wide range of accommodation awaits you in Namibia, in usually truly phenomenal and special locations. There are exclusive lodges with every possible facility and service to make your stay as pleasant as possible, and lodges where the main emphasis is on activities, the stillness of nature and an intense experience of the environment. It's up to you whether you prefer to stay in exclusive resorts with lots of extras, or whether you'd rather spend the night in a comfortable, eco-friendly "tented camp" in the middle of nature. You will spend the night in comfortable tents with plenty of privacy and private bathrooms. The locations are perfectly chosen with sensational views and the camps offer you an unforgettable nature experience. Enjoy tasty meals prepared over an open fire.
Of course, anything in between is equally possible. It is even among the possibilities in some places to sleep in a thousand-star hotel, in the open air. You will be amazed at how much light the starry sky emits, in an environment far from urban areas.
Ride through vast landscapes, or fly-in?
Namibia is perfect for a self-drive tour, but a 4WD with private driver or a fly-in trip are also possible. However you travel, during a trip through Namibia you will experience immense scenic space, and desert landscapes that are always much different. There are places where you can soak up culture, or meet traditional peoples. Above all, Namibia is an unparalleled natural spectacle. Where the world can't find you...