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5 reasons to travel to Namibia

With landscapes as incredible as they are unique, a trip to Namibia will not leave you unimpressed! Throughout your stay, you will be able to experience the true spectacle of nature, with immense dunes, animal reserves and Etosha National Park, the canyon and big green spaces. Here are 5 of the many reasons you should visit Namibia.

Go sandboarding on the Namibian dunes, or do some other extreme sporting activity

Get an adrenaline rush from the sporting activities in the four corners of Namibia: sandboard on the dunes or go hot-air ballooning above them, go kayaking in the lagunas, or take an ATV for a game drive to observe the treasures of Namibia's wildlife and flora.

Discover the animals of the savannah

Namibia offers you the chance to get close to the big animals of the African Savannah: elephants, antelopes, zebras, giraffes and if you're lucky, the lions. To have an animal experience, you can view them from your vehicle in the heart of Etosha National Park, or from on board a private ATV in a natural reserve in Damaraland or even one in Waterberg.

Learn about the Himbas and other Namibian ethnic groups

Various ethnic groups call Namibia home: the Himbas, the Damaras, the Ovambos and the Afrikaners leading to a melting pot of great diversity that is culturally and socially rich.

Discover breathtaking and limitless scenery

Namibia features infinite natural landscapes what with its sand dunes, Etosha National Park, the canyon, the Skeleton Coast and the region of Damaraland where you can encounter desert elephants, black rhinos and desert lions.

Travel in a safe and secure country

Namibia is a safe, even modern country, offering excellent and comfortable conditions- especially in the lodges. The people are welcoming and the population is diverse, being made up of various local ethnicities.
Marlène Marceau
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Updated 26 October 2018