Namibia is situated in the South Western Coast of Africa and boarding South Africa, Botswana, Angola and Zambia. The land covers an area of 824,292 sq km with a population of slightly more than 2.2 million.
Choose from one of the many safaris or tours available in Namibia, make sure a visit to the Etosha National park the first conservation area in Namibia. A trip to Namibia would not be complete without a visit to the capital city Windhoek which is still influenced by its original German colonization.Indeed, if you are there at the right time you can even celebrate Oktoberfest. This German influence can be seen in the menus of the restaurants and the Architecture of the buildings. Visit the North east of Namibia to experience the extensive wetlands, floodplains, woodlands and rivers. Here the land is home to many bird species and animals such as elephant, buffalo, red lechwe and reedbuck. If Quad-biking, sand-boarding, sand-skiing, parasailing is of interest to you then head to the town of Swakopmund which is a playground for adventure sports. The town itself is very pretty with shops, bars and restaurants as well as a selection of accommodation. A visit to Namibia would not be complete without a visit to the Kalahari Desert where you can meet the San Bushmen and listen to their stories of life in the Bushveld.
Honeymoons in Namibia
If Africa appeals to your tastes, then Namibia will not disappoint. It is a country offering a wide range of activities from adventure sports, to Safaris to strolling the pretty towns and enjoying the local restaurants and shops. For help in planning a honeymoon to Namibia complete our Honeymoon Planner, to find out the best holiday options for you in Namibia.
Safaris in Namibia
Combine desert with city and wetlands for the ultimate in safari experience. From exotic birds to big cats, desert-adapted elephant, black rhino and many more.
Weather in Namibia – Best Time to go
Namibia is a vast area of desert that covers Namibia making it one of the driest in Africa. The rainy season is from November to April, Hottest time is January and February, in general Namibia is a year round destination.
Holiday Car Hire and Driving tips in Namibia
Driving is on the left-hand side of the road. Speed limits in Urban areas is 60MPH and 100KMPH on motorways, on gravel roads, it is recommended to drive at a maximum of 80KPH.
Avoid driving at night. Animals on the road and poor road lighting make night driving especially hazardous. goeasy offers low cost car hire.
Currency in Namibia – Namibia Dollar and South African Rand are the legal tender in Namibia.
Time Difference– Summer time: GMT + 2 hours from the 1st Sunday in September to the 1st Sunday in April. Winter time: GMT + 1 hour from the 1st Sunday in April to the 1st Sunday in September.
For more information browse the official website for the Namibia Tourist Board
Visa required with 6 month validity of your passport from the date of entry and 3 blank pages in your passport.