If you want to go to a place where you can take an adventure without leaving the comfortable urban lifestyle, you should include Namibia on your list. There are so many places to visit in Namibia, and any vacation is worth an adventure. Before you pack your bags for a wonderful trip to Namibia, please visit the following places.
1.) Waterburg Plateau Park
The Waterberg Plateau is located about 68 kilometers east of Otjiwarongo, about 200 meters above the surrounding area. On this side of Namibia, watching wildlife will be a fruitful activity. This 405.5 square kilometer reserve is home to some rare and endangered species of antelopes and birds, rhinos, buffaloes and sables.
Damaraland is home to many tourist destinations, such as the 35-meter natural obelisk Vingerklip and the Twyfelfontein library, the largest Stone Age petroglyph in Namibia. Other famous Damaraland attractions include the organ tube formed by volcanic activity. There are also 250 million-year-old petrified forests and Brandberg Nature Reserve.
3.) Etosha National Park
Etosha National Park is the largest wildlife sanctuary in Namibia. It covers about 22,000 square kilometers of Etosha Table, 130 kilometers long and 50 kilometers wide. It shelters about 250 lions, 6,000 zebras, 300 rhinos, 2,500 giraffes, 2,000 elephants, and about 20,000 delicious springboks, and occasionally pelicans, flamingos, impalas and other animals.
4.) Crosshorn Seal Group
See the sights, sounds and smells of thousands of seals at the Cross Horn Seal Colony in Namibia. It is 130 kilometers away from Swakopmund. Cape Cross Seal Colony allows you to spend a day with seals at any time of the year.
5.) Namib-Nockroof Park
Namib-Naukluft Park is one of the largest national parks in Africa. It covers approximately 50,000 square kilometers of land in Namibia, as well as parts of Namib Desert Park, Naukluft Mountain Zebra Park and Diamond District. Famous attractions in Namib-Naukluft Park include Sossusvlei’s sand dunes and Sandwich Harbor, as well as exotic plants and animals such as Welwitschia, Hartmann’s Mountain zebras and lichens.
Kolmanskop is a desolate town located in the southern part of the Namib Desert, 10 kilometers from Lüderitz. The town provided Consolidated Diamond Mines with a shelter against the harsh Namibian desert conditions, but the drop in diamond prices after the First World War and the prospect of richer mines in Oranjemund ended its operations, so it was in It was completely abandoned in 1956. Enjoy walking this Namibian heritage and learn more about the country’s economic and social history.
Swakopmund is a city 280 kilometers away from Windhoek. This city with an Atlantic coastline, cool temperatures and well-preserved German architecture is one of Namibia’s top destinations. Several tourist attractions in Swakopmund include Altes Gefängnis Prison, Wörmannhaus, National Marine Aquarium, Crystal Gallery and Transport Museum.
8.) Skeleton Coast
Be bewildered and awed by the ever-changing emotions, dense coastal mist, scattered shipwrecks and undamaged surroundings in Skeleton Coast Park. Fly in from the Hoanib and Kunene rivers and admire the entire coast. You can also enter the area between the Ugab and Hoanib rivers and enjoy the excellent fishing areas along the coast.
9.) Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon is the largest canyon in Africa, 160 kilometers long, 27 kilometers wide, and about 550 meters deep. You can take the 85 km Fish River Canyon Trail from Hobas to Ai-Ais. You can also take a one-day or two-day trip to several locations in the canyon.
Head to the Kokaran area with breathtaking mountain views and natural animal sanctuaries, and enjoy the pristine wilderness of Namibia. The jagged landscape is also home to the Simba tribe, who still live according to their own traditions and culture. While enjoying activities such as rafting, canoeing and bird watching, I was attracted by the quiet and tranquil environment provided by Kao Kalan.