A world unto its own, Namibia is characterised by its otherworldly landscapes of barren salt flats, vast red sand dunes, and scorched desert coastline.
A luxury holiday to Nambia promises striking desert landscapes, unique safaris, and memorable cultural experiences. A hot-air balloon trip over the Namib Desert, the world's oldest desert, is the ideal opportunity to spot roaming oryx and take in the panorama of sweeping sand dunes, some of which reach 300 metres in height. In Sossusvlei and Deadvlei, marvel at the magnificent sight of 900-year-old Camelthorn trees nestled in brilliantly white salt and clay pans, contrasted against the fiercely red dunes.
Embark on a safari through the Etosha National Park, a sprawling savannah centred around the expansive Etosha Pan, home to abundant populations of big game animals, including the “Big Five”. Travel through Damaraland's mountain ranges and track the desert-adapted springbok, elephants, lions, and rhinos that roam the arid landscape.
Embrace Namibia's rich culture and visit the northern Kunene region; it is here you can visit a village of Himba people, an indigenous semi-nomadic tribe who are known for their distinctive matted red braids. The Kunene River also offers a wide range of activities, including canoeing, white-water rafting, swimming in natural rock pools, and hiking up to the thundering Epupa Falls.
From unique luxury lodges to self-drive adventures our luxury Namibia holidays are tailor-made to suit you. Whether you're looking for a secluded stay on the Skeleton Coast, an unforgettable experience camping under the stars in NamibRand on your Namibia honeymoon, or a safari in the Etosha National Park, our expert Africa specialists are on hand to personally design your dream trip and answer any questions you may have. With direct flights from Windhoek to Cape Town, Namibia is best combined with South Africa; speak to us about a multi-centre Africa holiday.
The best time to visit Namibia is between July and October when the weather is mildest and the chance of rain is at its lowest, ideal for wildlife viewing and natural exploration.
Between December and March, Namibia experiences humid weather which can lead to localised thunderstorms. For the best game views, it is best to visit in the dry season, from June to October
Situated in the northwest of Namibia, you’ll be dazzled by the spectacular wildlife that you can discover in the lush savannahs of the Etosha National Park.
Venture to Etosha for a safari adventure that will see you gazing upon some of the world’s rarest and most fascinating animals. Namibia is home to one of the world’s largest cheetah populations, and where better to see them than on a safari in the stunning Etosha National Park? You’re also likely to see elephants, giraffes, lions and even rhinos.
The impressive landscapes of the vast Kalahari Desert cover much of southern Africa, stretching into Botswana, Namibia and South Africa. Covering such an extensive area means that these impressive landscapes are home to a fantastically diverse range of wildlife.
Journey across these sweeping desert plains and you’re sure to awed by the animals that you’ll observe. From prides of majestic lions to adorable meerkat families, creatures of all sizes and shapes roam these sands. For picture-perfect moments on Namibia holidays, a safari adventure in the Kalahari Desert is a must.
Namibia is famous for its sweeping landscape that features magnificent burnt orange and deep red sand dunes.
Put your stamina to the test and conquer the Everest of Namibia. Imagine the thrill of climbing the country’s most famous dune and feeling the cool breeze of the early morning desert. It doesn’t get much more blissful than this. It may not be the tallest of the impressive sand dunes, but Dune 45 is the most popular due to its stunning beauty and deep orange hues, both of which make it the most photographed dune in all of Namibia.
For a true taste of Namibia and a deeper insight into Namibian culture, why not visit the indigenous Himba tribes that inhabit the northern regions?
With an estimated population of 50,000 people, there is a wealth of culture for you to learn about on these wondrous lands. Visit the remote Kunene Region and see the famed braids of the Himba women, which they veneer in clay and vibrant red ochre. Hidden away from the rest of the world, these tribes have a unique way of life that any visitor to the country should see and understand better.
Peppered with mysterious rusty shipwrecks and home to one of the world’s largest populations of seals, there is much to be discovered on the vast shores of Skeleton Coast.
Feast your eyes on the iconic wreck of Britain’s own Dunedin Star, which was famously beached by her master in the 1940s, walk through the hauntingly beautiful arch of whale bones or take to the waves and experience brilliant surfing conditions. The Skeleton Coast captures the essence of Africa’s beauty and is a must for any explorer who ventures to Namibia.
You’ll feel like you’ve stepped into a mirage or a Salvadore Dali painting when you gaze around and see the immaculate white clay and salt pan contrasted with the vibrant red sand dunes. Though it may feel like a dream, we promise it’s real life, and it’s thrilling!
See for yourself the natural wonders that exist in the world as you gaze on landscapes of bright and contrasting colours; cracked white salt and clay ground that sits distinctly at the bottom of the burnt orange and bright red sand dunes that tower overhead. Admire these unique and impressive landscapes while you’re on the Namibia holiday of your dreams.
For an insight into long lost civilisations, a journey to Twyfelfontein is simply unmissable. Discover the iconic rock drawings that represent the only remnants left of times gone by.
This spectacular UNESCO World Heritage Site is a must for Namibia holidays. Explore this stunning valley and see for yourself some of the estimated 2500 drawings and engravings that have been discovered, dating from as recently as 1000 years ago and as far back as 10,000 years ago. Featuring images of hunters and an array of wildlife, the images truly have to be seen to be believed.
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Best Time To Travel:
June - October