Namibia

Destinations

Destinations


Regions

 
 Caprivi
The panhandle in the north-east of the country. With two major rivers, the Caprivi is one of the few areas of Namibia that has water.
 Northern Namibia
North of the Ugab river mouth to the border with Angola.
 Central Namibia
Between the Tropic of Capricorn and the Ugab river mouth.
 Southern Namibia
South of the Tropic of Capricorn.


Cities

  • Windhoek—Namibia's capital and largest city.
  • Keetmanshoop—Small town on the rail lines and highway, jumping off point for treks in the Fish River Canyon Park.
  • Lüderitz—Colonial-era German coastal town.
  • Ondangwa and Oshakati—Twin towns in the heart of Owamboland, northern Namibia.
  • Outjo—Gateway to the Etosha National Park, Koakoveld and Damaraland.
  • Swakopmund—Coastal town, a mecca for Namibians on holiday.
  • Tsumeb—Mining town east of Etosha.
  • Tsumkwe—rural desert town surrounded by San (Bushmen) villages.
  • Walvis Bay—Desert sports.

Other destinations

  • Brandberg Mountains -- The highest mountain in Namibia at 2 573 m.
  • Etosha National Park
  • Kolmanskop -- A ghost town just outside Lüderitz.
  • Waterberg Plateau Park—Another good place to watch wildlife.
  • Sossusvlei—The most popular entry point for people wanting to visit the Namib desert.
  • Skeleton Coast—The northern coastal part of the Namib desert, named for the dozens of ships that were beached in the thick fog that is frequent where the desert meets the Atlantic.
  • Spitzkoppe—the Matterhorn of Namibia.
  • Fish River Canyon Park—The second largest canyon in the world.
  • Opuwo—capital of Kunene Region and an ideal starting point for stocking up before venturing further into Kaokoland and the rest of NW Kunene.
  • Kaokoland - home to the Himba tribe, desert elephants, desert lions, Epupa Waterfalls and many more attractions in this north-western corner of Namibia.

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