Namibia Travel Guide
Namibia Facts - Namibia Facts and Information
Namibia Facts and Information. Facts and travel information about Namibia in Southern Africa. Namibia geographic facts, Namibia travel facts, economic facts, best time to go, climate, getting to Namibia and more.
Namibia In Pictures
Images of Namibia include the Herero, San (Bushman) and Himba tribal people. The towns of Swakopmund, Walvis bay and Windhoek. The natural beauty of Brandberg, Sossusvlei, and Etosha National Park.
Namibia's Top Attractions
My pick of top attractions that should not be missed when visiting Namibia. Find out what to see in Namibia, from the stark beauty of the Namib desert, to the misty wilds of the Skeleton coast. Namibia is one of Africa's premier safari destinations but there's also plenty of unique cultural experiences to be had, from visiting traditional tribes...
Windhoek, Namibia's Capital City
Information, facts and image of Windhoek, Namibia's capital city. Find out what to see, where to stay and more about Windhoek.
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in Namibia
Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie in Namibia. Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie decided to bring their family to Namibia in April 2006 on vacation and possibly for the birth of their first child. This is a summary of why that seems like a good idea and why Namibia is a good choice for a family vacation.
Namibia Family Safaris and Vacations
Namibia Family Safari and Namibia Family Vacations. Information about family-friendly trips and itineraries to Namibia. Family adventures include climbing the worlds highest dunes, fishing in the Atlantic, hunting with Bushmen and enjoying a world class safari in Etosha.
The Himba People
The Himba are semi-nomadic pastoralists who live in Kaokoland which is in the Northwest of Namibia. The Himba are a striking people to look at because they have maintained their traditional culture and dress. The women are topless and cover their bodies with a paste made from fat and ochre. This is an introduction to the Himba including links to tours.
The San Bushmen (Basarwa) of the Kalahari
The San (or Basarwa) people of the Kalahari are more commonly known as the Bushmen. The San are traditionally hunter-gatherers and live in small mobile family groups. This article gives an overview of San traditional culture as well as present day issues. It also lists various cultural tours so visitors can experience a little hunting and gathering themselves.
Namibia Map and Basic Facts
A basic map of Namibia and country facts including a brief history, economic overview, population statistics, languages spoken, ethnic groups and more.
Top Places to Visit in Southern Africa
When you visit Southern Africa make sure you include a safari in South Luangwa, Okavango Delta, Kruger and Chobe. Hike South Africa's Wild Coast and enjoy a gourmet meal in Cape Town. Dive with schools of sharks and relax on the finest beaches on Mozambique's Quirimbas Archipelago. Get sprayed by the world's mightiest waterfall, the Victoria Falls.
Most trips to Namibia will include a safari or two. Use my Safari Planner to help you make sense of all the safari options out there.
A booking engine for hotels and lodges throughout Namibia.
Getting to Namibia
This Namibian government resource offers tips on how to get to Namibia by land, sea and air. For those travelling by air, it is usually cheaper to get a flight through Johannesburg and Cape Town than fly direct to Windhoek.
Namibia Weather Forecast
Namibian weather usually goes from hot to really hot in the summer but it's still fun to see if it will ever rain.
Renting a Car in Namibia
Namibia is a great country to explore by car. The roads are excellent and there are plenty of well stocked gas stations. Here's a good list of rates for all kinds of vehicles.