So, if you’re currently deliberating on where to visit with your family in the upcoming holidays and you haven’t been able to come up with a desirable destination that ticks all the boxes for you, we’ve got a destination that would be perfect regardless of your interests and budget.
Namibia has become a choice destination for a lot of tourists, and we’ve got 10 reasons why you should consider it for your next holiday!
Namibia currently has some of the most beautiful landscapes in the world. This country is so beautiful that wherever you decide to visit has a different landscape that is so unique and will make you forget how awesome the former landscape was. If you are into photography, there is currently no better destination in the world for you now. You just have to see it to believe it.
English is the Official Language
English is the most spoken language in the world and this is the dominant language in Namibia. Wherever you visit in Namibia, you will find an army of English speakers and you’ll immediately feel at home. This means you don’t need to go through the trouble of learning a different language before travelling and this lack of a language barrier could be the difference between a superb trip and a normal trip.
Deserts usually appear beautiful and attractive, and they are one of the reasons people go to a country in the first place. If you are a lover of deserts though, we can be sure you are going to be amazed at what is available in Namibia as there is nothing like that anywhere else in the world, especially their rich colour and beauty. Taking a look at them from afar sometimes, you would definitely wonder if they are natural or have been artificially created. They deserve to be seen, even if it’s once in a lifetime.
Namibia is home to a wide variety of wildlife. Recently, the country has developed a lot of wildlife reserves in various locations where people can visit and interact with all sorts of wildlife. You can experience animals like rhinos, lions, cheetahs and elephants.
Namibia is home to many ethnic groups and this presents the opportunity to witness many diverse cultures and traditions. From the North, West, South and Eastern part of the country, there are different forms of cultural beliefs and traditions all of which will either entertain or amuse you and make the journey worthwhile.
Do you enjoy sitting outside on a calm, cold and peaceful night to just relax and gaze at the stars? If you fancy doing this, then Namibia is the place to be. Namibia has one of the clearest skies in the world that makes it possible to gaze at stars in the night and enjoy their beauty and awesomeness.
Birds, Birds, Birds
If you are a bird lover, then Namibia is the place for you. The country is home to various species of birds, some of them beautiful while others are wild.
Namibia is Safe
Namibia is a very safe country. The people are lovely and friendly and the government has been able to maintain peace and order in the country for a long period of time now. Unlike some African countries, there are no threats of insurgency, kidnapping, terrorism or political instability and the people live together in peace.
Good Food and Drinks
Namibia offers a lot of good food and drink, with a fantastic selection of delicious locally made dishes. Popular local dishes among tourists are Potjiekos and Biltong. In addition, there are a lot of indigenous drinks which are very good, and the beers available in the country are also top notch. In fact, Namibian beers are said to be the best in Africa and tourists have been known to fall heads over heels in love with them. (No pun intended!)
There's Something for Everyone
Whatever it is you’re looking for in a holiday, Namibia has something to offer for everyone. Namibia has deserts, oceans, wildlife, mountains, all sorts of cultural diversity, game viewing, and much more. If you love hiking, there are a lot of hiking trails in Namibia, as well as ample opportunities for wind surfing and ocean surfing.
Get that holiday booked, Namibia awaits!