The “green season” is southern Africa’s summertime and in some places the rainy season.  Typically it’s the least popular time for safaris, but there are some distinct advantages to traveling between January and March (see below for 11 great reasons).  If you have any reservations about green season travel in Namibia, you can put those…

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Namibia is a vast country, even by African standards, covering an area approximately twice the size of California and four times the size of the United Kingdom.  With a population of a mere 2 million, Namibia has one of the lowest population densities in the world.  It is also an ‘ageless land’; visible through the…

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Namibia is an ideal destination for exploring on foot and hiking the Sossusvlei dunes will take you into a unique and strange landscape.  Sossusvlei is classic Namib Desert scenery with magnificent, apricot dunes sculpted by the wind and set against a cobalt blue sky.  Hiking the Sossusvlei Dunes can be a surreal experience as you…

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namibia etosha safaris

Etosha National Park is a vast, 8600 sq mile reserve located in northern Namibia.  It is one of Namibia’s largest parks.  Situated on the north-west edge of the Kalahari, Etosha Pan supports hundreds of species of birds and mammals along with desert specialists and rarities.  It is a land of endless horizons and shimmering mirages…

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namibia lodges

As elsewhere in Africa, Namibia hosts many wonderful lodges.  Scattered in remote areas throughout the country, these various lodges provide exceptional service, incredibly friendly staff, and superb guides.  Most lodges offer unique activities where you can track rhinos on foot, search for desert elephants and learn about the strange plants and animals inhabiting the world’s…

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hiking sossusvlei

Namibia is one of Africa’s top safari destinations and for good reason.  Nearly twice the size of California but with only two million people, Namibia’s low population, dramatic landscapes, and unique wildlife create a feeling of solitude and wilderness.  Namibia offers much more than the classic game drive.  Here you can leave the confines of your vehicle and enjoy an up-close and personal experience of this diverse country. 

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