Namibia Travel Guide
Info-Namibia is a travel portal for Namibia which provides a lot of valuable information about the country Namibia. Especially for the individual traveller Info-Namibia is one of the best internet tools when it comes to planning an interesting, diverse and unforgettable holiday in Namibia.
Info-Namibia offers great help when planning a Namibia safari step by step. A detailled interactive map provides information about accommodation facilities, activities, touristic highlights in Namibia as well as some great insider tips.
Top 12 Highlights of Namibia
Find more information about the most popular destinations in Namibia
Etosha National Park
The Etosha National Park is a nature conservation area in northern Namibia and is one of the most significant game reserves in Africa.
Sossusvlei and Deadvlei
The largest sand dunes of the world: In the middle of the Namib Desert, in the Namib Naukluft Park two of Namibia’s scenic highlights can be found: the Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei
Fish River Canyon
Worlds second biggest canyon: The Fish River Canyon commences at Seeheim, at the lower course of the River. The Canyon is 161 km long, 27 km wide and up to 550m deep. The Fish River Canyon ends at Ai Ais and the river then flows into the Orange River, the border to South Africa
Besides the harsh and fascinating landscape of the Kaokoveld itself, a visit of the Epupa Falls, the Ovahimba people, the search for desert elephants and desert lions are worthwile.
Wild National Parks, an abundance of wild life, the yearlong lush and green landscape which is unique for Namibia, the impressive culture of the “Caprivians” and much more.
Swakopmund is the capital of the Erongo Region and has about 34,000 inhabitants. Swakopmund serves mainly as a holiday resort and is thus of touristic importance.
Culture in Namibia
The Living Museums in Namibia are exceptional traditional projects where visitors can learn about the cultures of Namibian language groups and get in contact with the people.
The Damaraland, a unique and harsh landscape. The traveller can explore Namibia's highest mountain (Brandberg), centuries old rock engravings, a petrified forest, a huge rock finger and much more.
UNESCO World Heritage Site and unique rock engravings: Twyfelfontein, which means as much as „doubtful fountain“ or „Fountain of Doubt“ is the name of a valley in the Damara highlands.
The Erongo region is an in parts surreal looking region. Travellers will find the Spitzkoppe, which is a huge Inselberg, a fomer San cave, a magic granite boulder landscape and much more.
Namib Naukluft Park
The Namib Naukluft Park is an ecologically protected area and was proclaimed in August 1979. The Park has an area of 49,800 km² and at the time of proclamation it was the largest protected area in Namibia.
After becoming one of the richest towns in Africa during a diamond boom in 1910, Kolmanskop was left by all inhabtants in the following decades. Kolmanskop became a ghost town in the desert.
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Interesting Museum at the palm beach in Swakopmund
The Swakopmund Museum which was founded in 1951 is the largest privately run museum in Namibia. The Museum has numerours sections with displays of minerals, indigenous flora and fauna as well as historical and cultural artefacts just to name a few.
Archery trail close to Windhoek
Archer's Land at Heja Game Lodge only 15 km out of Windhoek is Namibia’s first archery range for traditional bow shooting. Situated in a beautiful landscape two trails with a variety of 3D animal targets invite all visitors to enjoy some archery whilst taking a walk through nature.
Museum of the former Finnish missionary station
The Nakambale Museum is situated in the former Finnish Missionary station Olukonda close to the town Ondangwa in the north of Namibia. The Museum was named after the Finnish missionary Martti Rautanen, whose nick name was „Nakambale“ .
Rautanen became missionary in 1880 shortly after the missionary station was founded. He initiated the building of a church and a missionary house. Both buildings still exist.
Ovahimba Living Museum
Traditiona himba culture
In November 2016 the Ovahimba Living Museum was opened. It is the 6th Living Museum of the Living Culture Foundation Namibia.
The Ovahimba Living Museum is a place where you can interactively experience the traditional culture of the Ovahimba. The Museum acts as a traditional school for guests and for the children of the own community alike and at the same time it is an income generating institution.
New hotel in Swakopmund
The Delight Swakopmund opened its doors in 2015 and offers 54 colourfully designed rooms with en-suite bathrooms. The hotel is located in the city centre of Swakopmund and is in close walking distance to the famous Mole, a little beach directly in Swakopmund.
The Delight Swakopmund belongs to the popular Gondwana Collection and offers a stylish bar, a relaxed garden, free Wi-Fi, 24 hour Security and secure parking. All activities offered in and around Swakopmund can be booked at the reception.
Centuries old desert plant
The Welwitschia Mirabilis is a plant which is endemic to the Namib desert in Namibia and Southern Angola. Named after Friedrich Welwitsch who "discovered" the plant in 1859, some of the specimen are estimated to be between 1000 and 1500 years old.