Namibia: Go Wild

Visit Namibia For A True Feeling Of Wildlife And Wilderness
Namibia is a remarkable place where you can witness invigorating beauty with stunning deserts, indigenous wildlife that has wonderfully adapted to the arid climate, fabulous rock art spanning for many decades and enchanting traditions. This is one destination, which offers you a perfect mix of culture, heritage and immense wilderness.
Things to see in Namibia
Namibia is among the premier safari destinations of Africa. Apart from large expanses of wilderness and wildlife, you also get a unique cultural experiences. This can be from visiting the traditional tribes like San Bushmen and Himba, to relishing a beer in Swapkopmund’s wonderful German-like seaside resort.
The main attractions of Namibia which you can’t afford to miss are:
  • Etosha National Park
  • Swakopmund
  • Sossusvlei and the Namib Naukluft National Park
  • Skeleton Coast
  • Fish River Canyon
  • Caprivi Strip
Apart from these, you can visit Kaokoland and Damaraland that cover the northwest part of Namibia. They offer marvelous views of the landscape, the Brandberg Mountain Range which has the highest peak in Namibia, and the unbelievable antique San rock art situated at Twyvelfontein.
Windhoek, the capital city of Namibia is a beautiful place with wonderful restaurants and good nightlife. The historic German buildings and old but stylish churches are worth seeing. Don’t skip the Waterberg Plateau that provides a natural shelter for wildlife. You will enjoy the safari game drive tours and the wilderness trail, viewing the cheetahs and visiting the local Herero villages.
Etosha National Park
Situated in the extreme north of Namibia, this National Park excels as a prime wildlife destination where you will experience a self-drive safari adventure. There are lots of camps and lodges outside the park that offer guided tour packages.
The park is an abode for the tallest elephants of Africa, the vulnerable black rhino and 91 different species of mammals, plenty of giraffe, leopard and cheetah together with an immense variety of birds.
Swakopmund
This vibrant seaside town is popular for plenty of activities like sand boarding, sky diving, quad diving, kayaking and surfing. You will enjoy swimming in the chilly waters while watching whales, dolphin and seals.
Skeleton Coast
Get the craziest and the most amazing wildlife experience of your life against the remote backdrop of the Skeleton Coast. The endless lovely shoreline is dotted with gleaming whale bones, many shipwrecks and huge seal colonies. It is a wonderful spot where nature combines with culture as you can also visit the Himba tribe here.
Caprivi Strip
This is the only place in Namibia with lush green expanses and a number of rivers flowing in the region. This makes the place perfect for a water based safari. You get to view brilliant wildlife and do some bird watching. The beautiful houseboats and lodges offer you unique accommodation here.
Fish River Canyon
Located in the extreme south of Namibia, this 161 kilometers long canyon is famous for its noteworthy geological characteristics. Take a hike and enjoy the brilliant views while watching klipspringers, baboons and hyraxes.
Namibia is among those dream-like destinations that make you wonder if something so pleasurable and scenic can exist on this planet. The beautiful locations and attractions will get your adrenalin pumping and spark your imagination.
Author’s Bio: The article is written by Donets Alexsey. Alex has written many articles on travel and safaris in Africa. He also deals with property and houses for sale in Namibia.

 

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2 Responses to Namibia: Go Wild

  1. Sharen May 14, 2013 at 9:04 am #

    We used Discover Namibia for a 2.5 week trip through Namibia, Botswana, and Zimbabwe. They were amazing throughout the our trip. They were always willing to help with any questions we had.

  2. Harshana May 14, 2013 at 9:08 am #

    This was one of the greatest experiences of my life, I recommend it to everyone.

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