Quick Guide to Namibia

Namibia is one of the biggest countries in southern Africa, and combines some of the richest safari parks on the continent with a unique blend of African and German cultural influences. It is a truly one of a kind destination that should eb on everyone's list of places to go.

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What to Do in Namibia

Namibia is known around the globe as one of the greatest safari spots in the world, particularly around the Namib Desert and the Etosha National Park. But if you are staying in the capital, it is well worth hiring a car in Windhoek and making the trip up to the Fish River Canyon, which boasts some of the most stunning natural views this side of the Grand Canyon. Elsewhere, Swakopmund, Namibia's biggest coastal town, boasts some of the country's most beautiful beaches. Perfect for relaxing after a long day at the safari park.

Where to Stay in Namibia

The greatest volume of hotels in Namibia can be found in the capital, Windhoek. Whether it is the budget hostels on John Albrecht Street or the casino luxury of the Kalahari Sands on Independence Avenue, there is somewhere to fit every accommodation budget in the capital. If you are planning to visit Namibia on safari, then you are spoilt for choice when looking for somewhere to stay, from the Sasa Safari Camp in the Ugab Valley to the Tirool Camping and self-catering Chalets which are a great place to experience the Namib Desert.