Namibia

A country in southwest Africa with the Namib Desert along its Atlantic Ocean coast, home to diverse wildlife and the ancient Twyfelfontein engravings.

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Namibia is a land of vast deserts, rugged gorges, towering sand dunes, and abundant wildlife. Visitors to this African nation can explore ancient rock art, encounter endangered cheetahs and black rhinos, and marvel at the impressive red sandstone formations of Spitzkoppe. With a unique blend of natural beauty and cultural diversity, Namibia is a must-visit destination for adventurous travelers.

seeker 11 months ago

The remote, sprawling landscape of Namibia is an often overlooked road trip oasis. Hike sand dunes, kayak vast waters, and witness breathtaking wildlife at this gorgeous destination. Soaked in warm sunlight and surrounded by nature reserves that are home to cheetahs, leopards, and more, a week on the road in Namibia is an unforgettable experience.

seeker 3 years ago

traveleaterjohanna 3 years ago

Namibia Guides

  • Orange Colored Places Around the World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Get lost in vibrant tangerine hues across the world, with these dynamic orange-colored destinations.
  • Sanctuaries around the world for unique animal encounters

    wildlifeconnect (Wildlife Connect )
    Imagine a world where you can lock eyes with a sleepy sloth hanging from a tree, get splashed by a playful dolphin, or hear the distant roar of a lion while tucked away in a cozy safari lodge. This is the kind of magic that awaits in sanctuaries around the globe, where wildlife and humans can safely meet. These unique havens not only provide unforgettable animal encounters for us humans but are vital for the protection, rehabilitation, and sometimes the survival, of numerous species. Whether nestled in lush rainforests, perched on the edge of vast savannahs, or hidden in the warmth of tropical waters, these sanctuaries offer a chance to witness nature's marvels up close, in a way that respects the wild hearts of our planet's fascinating creatures. So, grab your adventure hat, and let's explore some of the most incredible sanctuaries around the world that foster these genuine connections with the animal kingdom.
  • Animal sanctuaries around the world that you can visit

    chiefseeker (Jody Vandergriff)
  • Glamping Sites Around the World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Luxury experiences combined with getting in touch with nature- what could be a more fulfilling way to travel? Choosing your next destination for a glamping escape will be easy with our list of the best glamping sites across the globe. We chose the most gorgeous settings with amazing service and amenities, whether you want to be high in the mountains or relaxing in a tropical jungle. Enjoy our selection of glamping sites around the world.
  • Wildlife sanctuaries that you can visit

    wildlifeconnect (Wildlife Connect )
    Ever dreamed of wandering amidst lush greenery and coming face-to-face with nature's most majestic creatures? Wildlife sanctuaries offer just that – a chance to step into the habitats of the animal kingdom and witness the wonders of the natural world up close. These havens of biodiversity not only provide crucial protection for wildlife but also invite us humans to immerse ourselves in an experience that's both enlightening and humbling. From the roaming giants of the savannahs to the elusive predators of the dense forests, each sanctuary is a world unto itself, waiting to be explored. So, grab your binoculars and let’s take a virtual trek through some of the most amazing wildlife sanctuaries that you can actually visit. Prepare to be awed!
  • The Most Colorful Places Around the World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Discover some of the most otherworldly and ethereal landscapes gleaming in heavy pigments, from alkaline red lakes to banana-colored volcanic landscapes. For Pride month we wanted to select the most vibrant destinations across the planet in every shade of ROYGBIV to create the ultimate rainbow-themed bucket list. Let your rainbow flags fly this summer while taking a look at some of the most colorful places on earth. Happy Pride Seekers!
  • World Heritage Sites in Africa

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    The beautiful and rich history of the continent of Africa becomes evident in these UNESCO world heritage destinations. From the birthplace of ancient humans to vast desert landscapes, unique wildlife, and pristine coastlines, explore deep into this gorgeous continent and the history of humankind at these entirely life-changing and inspiring world heritage sites.
  • Places I'm going - dynamic list

    missyrunyon (Missy Runyon)
    Moving each location from Places I'm Going to Places I've Been, one at a time.
  • Bucket List Worthy Road Trip Destinations Around The World

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    In case you have ever fantasized about road tripping in a foreign country, exploring a combination of both metropolitan and remote lifestyles- there is nothing stopping you from getting on that plane and renting a car. Hit the open road, whether it's touring through sandy desert landscapes, alongside volcanic mountains, through mystical forests, or next to ancient monuments. There is nothing like driving through a brand new terrain, getting a taste of the local lifestyle, and seeing firsthand the vast sprawling landscapes unfold while jamming to your favorite playlist. Here are our personal top destinations for spending *weeks* adventuring on the road.
  • My Wanderlust Wishlist

    bookedbyiman (Iman Childs)
    My spin on a travel bucketlist! From visiting Vanuatu to attending all 4 tennis Grand Slams, these are the places and unique experiences I'd love to see during my travels.
  • Places I want to visit before I die

    rachelebercini (Rachele Bercini)
  • Countries

    traveleaterjohanna (Johanna Read)
    My list of visited countries (broadly defined)
  • Nat Geo's 20 Trending Destinations

    seeker (Seeker Editors)
    Nat Geo has their finger on the pulse in terms of trendy destinations to add to your bucket list. While these destinations are recently lighting up on Traveller's minds worldwide, they also have amazing historical significance and have been attracting streams of adventurers for years. From the ancient pyramids towering in sandy Egypt to the lush natural landscape of Vietnam, let's take a look at Nat Geo's selection of trending destinations.
  • Countries Of The World

    steve (Steven Rabkin)

Namibia Articles

  • 11 Orange Places You Need to Add to Your Bucket List

    Dreamsicle-colored deserts (not desserts, for once) cover our planet…and they’re not the only show-stopping orange places around the globe. Orange festivals, orange cities, orange monuments —whether you prefer to sweat your way through arid ginger-scapes or dance through a valley of delicate flowers, you’ll have ample opportunity for both. Check out these 11 orange travel […]

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  • The Top Travel Trends and Destinations for 2021

    At the beginning of my first big trip just a decade ago, I bought a hideously overpriced phone card, made my way to one of those famous London phone booths, and called my parents back in Australia to let them know I’d arrived safely. I used the same phone to call around to hostels to […]

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