Travelling to Namibia

windhoek airport

If you’re flying to Namibia from the US, it’s easiest to travel to Johannesburg in South Africa and catch a two-hour connecting flight to Windhoek in Namibia. Travellers from Europe have the option of direct flights to Windhoek from Frankfurt on Air Namibia or from Cologne-Bonn on Eurowings or from Amsterdam on KLM or connecting flights via Johannesburg from London on British Airways or South African Airways. Qatar Airways flies to Windhoek from several European cities via Doha.

If you’re travelling by car in South Africa or Botswana before your trip to Namibia, it’s easy to cross the Namibian border with your hired car – just let the rental car company know beforehand so that they can provide you with the paperwork you’ll need to bring the car across the border.


Popular Namibia Safaris

These popular itineraries can be customised to match your budget and travel dates

Namibia safari adventure

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Namibia safari on board the Rovos Rail

Immerse yourself in the luxury and old-world charm of this…

Red dunes

Short and Sweet Sossusvlei Sojourn

Reconnect with nature in Namibia's southern desert and marvel…

Botswana and Namibia family safari

Enjoy both Botswana's Okavango Delta and Namibia's Caprivi…

South Africa and Namibia Classic Self Drive Adventure

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Namibian Etosha Self Drive Adventure

Drive yourself through the majestic landscapes of Namibia…

8 Day Namibia Self-Drive Adventure

Explore Namibia like never before

Scenery

Luxury Namibia: Sossusvlei, Damaraland and Kunene

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Northern Namibia Self-Drive Camping Adventure

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Visas for Namibia

Namibia has visa exemption agreements with the USA and many European countries, so if your country is covered by the exemption then you can travel visa-free to the country for up to three months. Everyone entering Namibia needs a passport with six months of validity from the date of entry…

Vaccinations for Namibia

A yellow fever vaccination certificate is required for people visiting Namibia from countries with a risk of yellow fever transmission. It’s recommended that you get vaccinations for cholera, typhoid, tetanus, hepatitis A and B, and diphtheria. The rabies vaccination is recommended if…

Travelling in Namibia

Namibia is a huge country without many public transport options, so hiring a car is by far the best way of getting around. Namibia’s roads, both tarred and gravel, are in good condition and are well maintained, making it easy to do a self-drive holiday. It’s a good idea to have both a…