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Namibia

Namibia

The Republic of Namibia is a country in the south of Africa. Country became independent from South Africa in 1990. 

Best Times to visit Namibia

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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September

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October

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November

Good

December

Good

Places to visit in Namibia

Twyfelfontein

The White Lady

Swakopmund

Spitzkoppe

Sossusvlei

Skeleton Coast

Ruacana Falls

Olduvai Gorge

Nkasa Rupara National Park

Namib Desert

Fish River Canyon

Etosha National Park

Epupa Falls

Damaraland

Caprivi Strip

Bwabwata National Park

Brandberg Mountain

Ai-Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park

Ai-Ais Hot Springs

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Visa information for Namibia

VISA REQUIREMENTS

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:

  • South African
  • Australian
  • British
  • Germans
  • American,
  • Canadian and
  • Japan

The countries which require a tourist visa are:

  • Greece
  • China,
  • South Korea
  • most of the Eastern European countries

 

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:

  • Completed Visa application form
  • Non refundable application fees
  • Two passport size photographs
  • Your itinerary
  • Bank Statement
  • Letter of invitation

Health and safety information

The following vaccines are either required or recommended to travel to this country:

  • Yellow Fever - Required only if you are arriving from a country with risk of yellow fever.
  • Cholera - Recommended
  • Hepatitis B - Recommended
  • Rabies - Recommended

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:

  • Carry your passport or a copy of your passport at all times
  • Don't leave your belongings unattended
  • Be alert and vigilant
  • When travelling by car, keep windows closed and doors locked.

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