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  • Having now completed our first Botswana safari we appreciate more fully how thoughtfully you had put the itinerary together. This was also commented on very favourably by other travellers we met and talked to and who wanted to know who had set up our safari. Very many thanks for that. Everyone we met in Botswana and Namibia was welcoming, pleasant and helpful. We cannot remember such universal warmth on any previous trip we have made. In our time we have both visited about 100 different countries either for work or pleasure.

    Don & Gillian travelled to Botswana & Namibia’s Caprivi Strip
A Namib Desert scene, Namibia, Elain Robertson.jpgAmazing Kunene dunes, Kaokoland, Namibia.jpgFlamingos over soda flats, Skelton Coast, Namibia.jpgHimba girl, NamibiaHoanib Valley elephants, Kaokoland, NamibiaNamib Desert dunes near Sossusvlei, NamibiaOryx at dawn, Namib Desert, NamibiaSeal colony, Skeleton Coast, NamibiaThe Namibrand Nature reserve, Namibia Elaine RobertsonWalking in Damaraland, Namibia DA

Namibia

Introduction

Introduction to the incredible space and beauty of Namibia

Namibia is a country totally dominated by spectacular desert wilderness, from rocky mountains and dramatic canyons to gravel plains and soaring sand dunes, and your main reason for visiting the country should be to experience these awesome landscapes. It is unusual for such extreme physical terrain to be so accessible and, in Namibia, they are  relatively easy to explore. You can travel by road (self-drive or guided) or make use of a good network of internal air transfers.

Namibia safaris also offer fantastic wildlife viewing. Etosha National Park and the Caprivi region hold the greatest quantities of game. However wildlife exists throughout the country, including in some of the harshest regions such as the Namib Desert and along the Skeleton Coast. Damaraland, in particular, is famous for its desert rhino and desert elephant populations.

In addition to the incredible natural scenery and game-viewing options, Namibia offers some amazing cultural experiences, particularly the Herero clan with the traditional Himba people of Kaokoland, a wide variety of outdoor activities, and some of the most tranquil and inspiring places in which to relax.

For more information on Namibia safari options please call us on 01787 888590 or contact us to speak to one of our friendly safari specialists.

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