Namibia, the world’s 34th largest country, is found in South Africa. Sitting between the Namib and the Kalahari deserts, Namibia benefits from the enchanting landscapes of these two deserts. The country’s ecotourism and extensive wildlife are enough to make it one among the prime destinations in Africa. Visitors enter Namibia through Windhoek, the country’s capital and biggest city. The tour usually starts by visiting Tintenpalast, Windhoek Country Club Resort and the Zoo Park. Walvis Bay, the second largest city of Namibia, is where the main port of the country is found.
This country has the most unique geographical location, as it is where a portion of the Namib Desert and a lagoon from the Atlantic Ocean converge. Due to its unbeatable location, Walvis Bay boasts of natural scenery which makes it an ideal venue for thrilling outdoor opportunities. Here, water-related activities are popular, including sea kayaking, wind-and-kite surfing, boat angling, shore angling, shark angling and boat cruises. Meanwhile, land actions include 4×4 dune drive, anthropologic biking tours and desert tours. The town of Swakopmund has a strong German colonial architecture which is highly-preserved up to this day. One of the popular attractions in Swakopmund are the sand dunes and camel farms.
Namibia is home to splendid natural parks, one of which is Etosha National Park, the oldest, most popular and most-visited park in the country. Namib-Naukluft, Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, Fish River Canyon and Ai-Ais Hot Springs are attractions tourists should never dare miss when in Namibia. Activities such as sandboarding and skydiving have become extremely popular, and here, there is an opportunity to climb the highest sand dunes in the world.
The popular sights among tourists include Caprivi Strip, Fish River Canyon, Sossusvlei, the Skeleton Coast Park, Sesriem, Etosha Pan and the coastal towns of Swakopmund, Walvis Bay and Lüderitz. In this country, incredible wildlife, geological wonders, cultural diversity and picturesque landscapes are among the reasons why tourists cannot get enough of visiting this side of South Africa.
Namibia has at least 11 ethnic groups, each preserving their past while aggressively stepping forward to the future. Despite the modernity and changes, the locals of Namibia remain to be the most welcoming people of all and they are proud to showcase their art, religion, tradition, events, music, sport and music to the people visiting their beloved country. Because Namibia is a sizeable country, to see all its attractions will be hard to accomplish in a single day. Being a major tourist destination in South Africa, this country becomes host to hotel chains and excellent accommodations. From luxurious and world-class hotels, to bed and breakfast and lodges, there will always be a home to the visitors of Namibia.