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Namib Desert Tour from Swakopmund
"This enlightening journey takes you through the ancient canyons of the Moon Valley one of the most fascinating areas of the Namib Desert. Let us take you back millions of years to when these badlands were formed. Learn the intrinsic value of the desert flora to the indigenous people who once roamed Southern Africa. Discover the medicin and delve into the secrets of the Welwitschia mirabilis.We learn of the Desert adapted of flora and fauna in order to survive under these harsh conditions by unfolding many hidden secrets.This informative tour also looks into what we call “the fu as we inform our guests about planned future industrial activities as well as existing ones in the area due to the growth of Uranium mining and other related industry.This spectacular area is also home to some wildlife and we might just spot Springbok Ostrich
From $41.00
 
3-Hour Quad Biking and Sand-Boarding Combo from Swakopmund
"Quad biking is all about experiencing the sheer thrill of riding a bike through the Namib Desert’s boundless shifting sand dunes and sandboarding is just fun. Depending on the time you would like to go a local guide will make sure to pick everyone then give everyone a safety briefing as well as your very own safety gear. The guide will then lead you towards the dune belt and he will tell you about the famous plants in the Namib Desert few stops on the way are made.After being on top of the Devils Dip for a while we ride the berms spirals and slope as you cruise towards the table top for one hour once you reach the top you will the do the sandboarding for another hour and enjoy the best feeling going down the dune especially you’re an adrenaline junky. Quad tour on top of the dune"""A great experience one can encounter while exhilarating the beautiful surroundings of Namibia’s dunes. This is the most popular tours were you will ride for your life on the dunes for an hour and explore the different plants and animals in the Namib Desert
From $68.00
 
Namib Desert 4x4 Tour from Swakopmund
"This adventurous tour starts from your hotel or guesthouse in the town of Swakopmund. After your pickup travel out into the surrounding Namib Desert to see how life in all its forms survives in this barren and unforgiving yet beautiful landscape.Hop into your 4x4 vehicle and allow your guide to whisk you off into the wilderness to discover all manner of plant and animal life. Your guide is experienced in tracking and locating the many different species of sand-dwelling creature as you travel out through the dunes a myriad of different animals and insects abound. As you travel look out for sidewinders (venomous snakes)
From ZAR885.00

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When on a safari, you are likely to be asked not to bring a hard-shell suitcase as most safari trucks have only limited space to store luggage and these suitcases can't be piled well. Instead, bring a...
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Money

The official currency in Namibia is the Namibian Dollar. However, South African Rand are also commonly used, and are, in fact, another official currency. Every shop or restaurant will take both...
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PREPARE FOR THE DESERT!

Namibia is mostly desert. You need a strong rucksack that can hold lots of water, especially if you go to Sossusvlei. Don't take a cheap bag. BOOTS! Ladies - boots! Look at the pictures. Fashion shoes...
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Wind up (battry-less) torches

In the winter months you WILL need winter clothes for the night or you will freeze. We thought we were prepared but we soon bought wooly hats. I wish I had had a much thicker jacket and a hooder...
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Camping Safari

Duffel bag is recommended. I found a great little waterproof number (figured it would be relatively dust proof which would be a big advantage here) I was trying to buy something less than 3300 cu but...
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Chilly nights

Namibia can be pretty cold at night in July, which is when we visited, so you need to pack some warm clothes and things that can be worn in layers. We found we often started the day with three layers...
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Travel light but be prepared!

I always recommend backpack, especially if camping. For sure leave any posh suitcase at home, it will get very very dusty! Nights are surprisingly cold, and days are hot - so layering is the best...
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Batteries are hard to find when in the bush.

Take easy mouldable luggage, the kind that can get battered and squashed into car boots, covered in dust and lugged into the bush. Walking shoes are a must, flip flops too. Shorts, t- shirts, a warm...
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A warm jumper or fleece is a must...

A rucksack is probably best and as light as you can get away with. A warm jumper/fleece if you are going to be along the coast, because it can get quite chilly, and even cold in the winter monthes.....
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Winter in Namibia is cold

When you travel during the Namibian winter time (Mai - September) make sure to bring something warm. Early in the morning and after sunset it gets very cold. In some areas it can even freeze. During...
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What to take

Sleepbag of -5 C Head torch and normal one For very cold and for very hot weather clothes Take a good camera with a good zoom. I did make the error of go with my digital camera with a zoom of only...
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Women

If you can find Tampax in a supermarket is that you can find nearly anything. Despite I was told to bring my own tampon or pads, I did founded all kind of articles of this kind Tampax, OB, pads...
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What to take with?!

It's okay if you stop over in Windhoek between North & South trip to bring 7-day clothes with a 35L bag. But if you decide not to do laundry during the trip, Than I suggest you take 70L. It's clod at...
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what to bring

Good shoes (especially if you go hiking).means: not sandals and so!Light clothes,I prefer Linen or Cotton but wide woven.You can even wear them with long sleeves and they protect you against the sun...
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Windhoek

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Top Hotels in Namibia

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Top Things to Do in Namibia

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German Heritage

The Prinzessin Rupprecht Hotel of nowadays was built in 1901 - 1902 as a military Hospital and named after Marie Gabrielle, the wife of Prince Rupprecht von Bayern, who was the last Bavarian...
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Hohenzollernhaus

Art nouveau architecture at its best: the Hohenzollernhaus in central Swakopmund looks completely out of place, but it's one of the town's highlights. Built in 1906, the house started as a hotel, but...
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Desert and dunes

The Sossuvlei/Deadvlei area is one of the few accessible parts of the Namib Naukluft National Park. It is a great place to experience the Namib desert and to hike on dunes. After entering the park and...
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Desert Explorers Adventure Centre

Want to have an outdoor adventure? This place is really a ‘One Stop Shop’ for outdoor activities in the area. I simply walked in and said I wanted to skydive. 2 hours later I was jumping out of a...
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Etosha National Park

The hook-lipped rhinoceros is getting rarer and rarer, but if you are lucky, you can see some in the Etosha NP. We were - and saw two males settling a dispute concerning who can drink where at the...
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Swakopmund Museum

The quite good Swakopmund Museum has some reconstruction of colonoal interiors and a lot about tranportation and exhibits about Namibias history and ethnologie. Open daily from 10 am to 1 pm and 2 pm...
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"SAND, SUN AND SKYDIVING !!!!!"
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"Namibia - the dry paradise"
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