The Republic of Namibia is a country in the south of Africa. Country became independent from South Africa in 1990.
Country mainly has a subtropical and desert climate, with opposite seasons than in Europe. The weather is characterized by big differences in the temperature from day to night.
It is good to visit this country all year round, but best months for travelling are July, August, September and October, if your main focus is wildlife.
Between December and March, some days will be humid and rain may follow, often in localized, afternoon thunderstorms. Wildlife viewing in all parks, but especially in Etosha, is best in the Dry season from June to October.
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Tourist visas are valid for three months and generally take three days to process at the Namibian Consulate or Embassy in your country. Not all visitors require a tourist visa – those nationalities which do NOT require a visa (for visits of less than 90 days) include:
The countries which require a tourist visa are:
To find out whether or not you will need a tourist visa you can visit VisaHQ and select your country of origin.
For those travellers who will need to apply for a tourist visa please note you will need to submit the following paperwork in order to process the visa:
The following vaccines are either required or recommended to travel to this country:
There is a medium level of crime in the country, which includes robbery, pick-pocketing and mugging, among others. There are a few precautions you can take in order to make your travel safer: