Why do people come back to Namibia?

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Namibia draws people back with its otherworldly landscapes, endless space, strikingly beautiful desert, superb wildlife spotting and memorable animal experiences (such as tracking free-roaming black rhino on foot) and unique desert-adapted animals and plants.

There’s also so much to see and do in Namibia that you couldn’t even begin to do the country justice on one trip. On a first visit many travellers explore Namibia’s best-known attractions and then on return trips they head into remoter regions for more off-the-track adventures.

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Namibia also has changing attractions that bring travellers back in different seasons: superb game viewing in the dry winter months, bird watching in the rainy summer months, spring flowers in |Ai-|Ais/Richtersveld Transfrontier Park in August and September, and migratory whale sightings along the coast in October and November.


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

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Enjoy both Botswana's Okavango Delta and Namibia's Caprivi Strip on a safari holiday filled with fun ...

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This is a great adventure, travelling up the West Coast of South Africa and visiting iconic destinations in southern Namibia...

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Experience Sossusvlei's red dunes glowing in the early morning light, find desert-adapted elephant in Damaraland and meet the Himba nomads in Namibia's far north-west...

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Immerse yourself in the luxury and old-world charm of this train journey through a land as old as time...

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Drive yourself through the majestic landscapes of Namibia en-route to Etosha and spend your days searching for, and finding the wildlife that Etosha is known for...

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An adventure that encompasses areas like the Central Highlands of Namibia, Etosha National Park and Damaraland...

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