Namibia certainly does not do anything by halves. The skies are starrier, animals’ stranger and the landscapes more dramatic than anywhere else in Africa. An arid and never-ending land of sand dune horizons, pink sunsets and desert adapted animals sets Namibia apart as a one of a kind African adventure destination and certainly not the safari “norm”.
Year-round season but only visit in January/February if you do not mind soaring temperatures
To Windhoek via Johannesburg, Frankfurt or Amsterdam
The Skeleton Coast is wild, desolate and has definitely earned its name. It has everything from roaring sand dunes and windswept plains, to towering canyons and salt-pans.
Sossusvlei is a world apart and a truly inspiring place to be. The bold red sand dunes are what characterise this widely photographed and much-loved patch of Africa.