Namibia: The Next Great Tourist Destination
Namibia was one of the most traveled to destinations in Africa pre-pandemic. Named one of the hottest new exotic destinations by Bloomberg Magazine. The attraction to Namibia continues to grow. What makes this beautiful country so enticing? Why are tourists flocking to Namibia? In this article, we’ll answer your frequent questions:
Namibia is safe
The Institute for Economics & Peace has ranked Namibia among the 10 safest countries in Sub-Saharan Africa. According to the Global Peace Index 2022 (link), Namibia is ranked as 65th globally.
Namibia has some of the best roads in Africa
Namibia possesses a wide, breath-taking geography accompanied by a low population density. The country is about 3.4 times bigger than the United Kingdom but is home to around 2.5 million people. Though small in population, it’s brimming with a vivid culture and scenic landscape.
Car travel is a breeze in Namibia. It’s held the title of Best Roads in Africa (link) for several years straight – giving locals and visitors alike the freedom of exploration. Therefore it’s easily one of the best places to safari in Africa.
Explore Africa’s diverse land features in one place
Namibia is often referred to as the land of contrasts. You don’t have to go to Sahara Desert to experience sandy dunes because the highest dunes in the world reside in Namib Desert. You don’t have to go to Serengeti Park in Kenya to experience a real safari since lions, hippos, giraffes, cheetahs, zebras and elephants can be found in Namibia’s Etosha National Park. If you want to enjoy the sunny climate of on the Western Coast visit Swakopmund where because of the sea breeze, the temperature just feels pleasant.
Privacy among wilderness
Want to get away from the noise and find some privacy? Namibia is the perfect place to commune with nature. Find lodges in spectacular areas, amongst mountains and gorgeous creatures. Get a view of wild animals and local fauna from a safe distance. Forgo the busy hotels for private chalets – nestled into serenity. Book your get away for holiday, honeymoon, celebrations, or just something new. It really is one of the best places to safari in Africa that’s totally gorgeous.
Namibia is a land of cultural diversity to which many different communities have contributed. Namibian cuisine specifically reflects their heritage where the regional cookery characterized by a complex blend of flavours and aromas components working in harmony with the European styles of food preparation imported by settlers.
Vaccination and entry rules
Travelers who wish to enter Namibia are NOT required to present any vaccination record/certificate at the border checks. Additionally, the dry climate of Namibia removes the troubles of tropical diseases.
Most foreign citizens can travel to Namibia without a travel visa. If necessary, these visas can be acquired at the airport.
Current entry rules in response to coronavirus (COVID-19) can be found on the government website (link).
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