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Namibia

Sossusvlei Dunes

While Namibia boasts abundant wildlife, your most enduring memories will be the vast landscapes of deserts and endless plains.

Its immensity of space is accentuated by the fact that Namibia is the driest country south of the Sahara. But life there is, and in many diverse forms, from the Himba people (one of the last true nomadic tribes on Earth) to the unique desert-adapted elephant and the huge seal colonies of the Skeleton Coast. Dinosaur footprints preserved in sandstone, prehistoric rock art, and the ancient fossil plant Welwitschia mirabilis, all bear witness to the timelessness of this intriguing country.

Best time to visit

The best time to visit Namibia is the dry season from autumn to spring (April – October) when daytime temperatures are warm. Winter nights in the desert regions can be very cold (May-July), while summer days can be extremely hot.