Whether you set out on your own self-drive safari or join a group
of like-minded travelers, Namibia is Africa’s best-kept safari destination
secret. In Namibia, you have the opportunity to venture into the unknown and
yet be completely safe. Visitors can take in the beautiful wildlife and unique
landscapes at their own pace, on their own terms. Like nowhere else in Africa, Namibia provides
the visitor the opportunity to escape stress, experience peace and freedom, sit
and admire the breathtaking landscapes and reflect. From game-packed parks to the silence and
spectacle of the desert, this incredible country, its landscapes, people and
wildlife are waiting.
Guests embark on their safaris with a feeling of excitement and confidence. Namibia has a stable, democratic government
and the country is renowned for the quality of its infrastructure which
includes a superb road network, broad cell phone coverage, accommodation and
camping choices for every interest and budget and people who are amongst the
most friendly and helpful in the world.
Namibia is a land of stark contrasts, where towering dunes meet a
tempestuous coastline. As it should be in a land of such contrasts, Namibia
offers an endless variety of safari options. Experience the haunting silence of
the Kalahari Desert and spot one of 430 bird species in the Caprivi region, search
for desert elephants in Damaraland and interact with the astonishing Himba
community in the remote Kaokoveld.
Here travelers have the opportunity to see Africa’s Big 5 and numerous
endemic species against the backdrop of the country’s unique landscape. Namibia
is the last place on earth where black rhino roam free across communal land,
and is one of two countries in the world that are home to the desert-dwelling
elephant. The country holds the largest free-roaming population of cheetahs in
the world, with one-quarter of the world’s cheetah population stalking the arid
plains. Animals such as gemsbok (Oryx), springbok, bat eared fox, ostrich and
black backed jackal are all seen on a regular basis making a Namibia safari
different than any other wildlife country in Africa.
A wide variety of safaris can be organized by tour operators,
ranging from self-drives, fly-ins, guided overland tours, camel safaris, horseback
riding safaris, walking safaris, and privately guided safaris, just to name a