Namibia is celebrated for its vast open landscapes – a country of vivid contradictions and stark beauty, where undulating deserts tumble over towering dunes to meet a tempestuous coastline. Its immensity of space – it is the fifth largest country in Africa – is accentuated by the fact that it is the driest country south of the Sahara.

To many travelers, it is the Namib Desert that remains one of Africa’s most awe-inspiring spectacles. A “living desert”, its shifting dunes are honeycombed with the greatest variety of living creatures of any dune-lands in the world. Despite the scarcity of rain, sea mists borne by winds from the icy Atlantic Ocean create condensation which sustain an array of unique creatures and desert-adapted plants including the bizarre Welwitchia plant. The NamibRand Nature Reserve spans 184 000 hectares of desert, its beauty lies in its stark emptiness and climactic extremes, its far horizons and jagged mountain heights.

At Sossussvlei in the Namib-Naukluft Park, the highest sand dunes in the world create a shifting canvas of light and texture, contrasted by deeply-carved canyons and ravines – a haven for photographers and artists, enraptured by their beauty.

Then north past Swakopmund the desolate Skeleton Coast extends from the Kunene River on the Angolan border to the Ugab River in the south, a vast area accessible only by air. Undulating sand dunes, rocky volcanic mountain ranges and occasional grassy plains characterise this remote area, known also for the shipwrecks dotted along its formidable coastline.

Namibia has rapidly become a well-known safari destination with a difference, famed for its remote and intimate lodges, interaction with the indigenous people as well as the wildlife, and offering unique opportunities to become involved with the cultural heritage of all its peoples

These are just some sample outline itineraries to give you a few ideas for a superb safari in Namibia

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Classic Namibia

Explore the bare plains of the Namib Desert, the apricot coloured dunes of Sossusvlei, the romantic coastal town of Swakopmund nestled between the Ocean and the Desert, the rough terrain of Damaraland and the abundant wildlife in the world renowned Etosha National Park on this ten day classic Namibia tour.

Price is about £2,880 per person travelling in June and including international air fares.

Explore Namibia

This self-drive safari takes you to some of Namibia’s highlights. Admire the deep gorges of the Fish River Canyon, climb the world’s highest dunes at Sossusvlei and discover that the desert “lives”. Allow yourself to be enchanted by the magic of Lüderitz and Swakopmund, two charming towns on the Coast of the Atlantic Ocean. Enjoy the drive to the rustic Palmwag Lodge and cross the world famous Etosha National Park from West to East before returning to Windhoek via the popular Okonjima Lodge.

Price is about £2,641 per person travelling in June and including international air fares and group c car hire.

Etosha Namibia

Kunene Wildlife & Culture

A safari visiting Kunene a wilderness region in north-western Namibia rightly famed for its desert adapted lions, elephants, black rhino stunning scenery and fascinating local people.

Price is about £3,261 per person travelling in June and including international air fares.

Namibia Safari

Skeleton Coast Fly-In Safari

The Skeleton Coast Park is a coastal desert characterised by storm swept plains, rocky outcrops, canyons, seal colonies, and many other stark features. Life here is a constant fight for survival. This safari exposes you to the desolate beauty of the northern Skeleton Coast.

Price is about £4,448 or US$6,450 per person for 4 days / 3 nights

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Just as Namibia is filled with contrasting geography, equivalent climactic differences do apply depending on your location.

Partially covered by the Namib, one of the world’s driest deserts, Namibia’s climate is generally very dry and pleasant. The cold Benguela current keeps the coast cool, damp and free of rain for most of the year.

Inland, all the rain falls in summer (November to April). January and February are hot, when daytime temperatures in the interior can exceed 40ºC (104ºF), but nights are usually cool. The rain transforms Namibia, it is a time when the sand dunes come alive with grass and flowers, while the pans fill with water and the bird life is increasing.

From May temperatures start to drop. This is a great time to visit if you wish to do some trecking. By August the pans have dried up and the water is scarce forcing wild life to congregate round the few permanent water holes.

Namibia is an all round destination, but it’s not advisable to travel during the rainy season for visitors determined to view wildlife.