PLACES TO VISIT IN NAMIBIA

Season 2 Episode 12

Namibia, a former German colony is home to some beautiful, unique and extraordinary scenery.

Below is an overview of some of the best places and side attractions to visit when next you’re in Namibia.

Namib-Naukluft

The Namib-Naukluft National Park covering an area of 50,000sq km is one of the world’s best conservation centers and largest game reserve in Africa as it also home to the Namib-Naukluft Mountian Range and Namib Desert.

The well crafted endless nature sand dunes of Sossusvlei which is a beautiful landscape to behold can be found inside this National Park.

Etosha National Park

If you’re visiting Namibia for the first time, Etosha National Park is one amazing place to visit. This is one of Namibia’s largest game reserves as it ranks second after Namib-Naukluft, it is surrounded by the Etosha salt pan which houses waterholes where animals come to have a drink.

Beauty of Etosha National Park

In this National Park, you can find lots of Africa’s great games including elephant, lion, leopard, wildebeest, black and white rhino, cheetah, caracal, brown and spotted hyena, giraffe, zebra with over 300 species of birds.

This National Park is a beauty to behold and you should start planning out time to visit the Namibia.

Sossusvlei

A visit to Namibia without touring the endless sea of sand dunes of Sossusvlei in Namib-Naukluft National Park is incomplete. These hulking sand dunes are one of the highest sand dunes in the world. 

Sossusvlei

You can try out 4X4 sports in this area and see some animals such as the antelope, oryx, ostrich and springbok as they enjoy nature.

Windhoek

In the heart of Namibia is the capital city of Windhoek, a city known for its bubbling activities. The Namibian Parliament is a place to visit when you’re in the Capital city of Namibia where you can find a lot about the history and culture of Namibia.

Windhoek, Namibia

Windhoek is a place to go shopping if you’re looking for a variety of items and souvenirs, its babbling freshwater spring which keeps the Parliament garden fresh and green.

Windhoek is an interesting little place that is something of a capsule of Namibia as a whole.

Skeleton Coast

The Skeleton Coast of Namibia derives its name from past happenings where it is was dreaded to sail a ship across its coast. It is characterized by a large number of abandoned ships forming a graveyard of abandoned ships, old tankers, fishing boats.

The Skeleton coast is a point where the endless sand dunes meet with the ocean over 500 km. Tales of perished sailors still goes around on the mystery of this place.

Fish River Canyon

The Fish River Canyon of Namibia is one of the largest canyons found in the world as it originates from the Fish River. It is characterized by cacti, trees which can be seen on the stony plains of the canyon.

Fish River Canyon, Namibia

Activities that you can perform in this canyon includes hiking, swimming in the Fish River or taking a flight above the plains of this great landscape.

Written and edited by Ebenezer Oladokun

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