Namibia is like nowhere else in the world.

Its endless landscapes are either unbelievably impressive or completely desolate – and nothing in between.

There’s a lot to explore in Namibia. From ghost towns and towering sand dunes to wildlife and windy beaches, Namibia may be one of the most photogenic countries in the world.

Two ostriches in Etosha National Park in Namibia

Why visit Namibia:

Namibia isn’t the easiest country to travel, but it’s undoubtedly one of the most exciting and rewarding.

It’s surprising that Namibia isn’t a more popular travel destination… but it’s not a bad thing that isn’t. The extensive landscapes and stretching roads feel lonely in the best of ways. You’ll never feel solitude like you will in Namibia.

The best way to travel Namibia is to rent a car and drive. The driving distances are long, timings are strict and the conditions aren’t the easiest. But if you’re willing to embark of a unique self drive adventure, you’ll have nothing but fond memories.

Namibia is simply so beautiful that you can’t help but look back on the whole experience with a warm heart. Even though it may be challenging to travel at times, Namibia really is like nowhere else.

MUST READ Namibia: Sand dunes and safaris

This epic Namibia itinerary will take you all the way from Windhoek to the south, and back up to the northern border in Etosha. You’ll cover wildlife, sand dunes, a ghost town and even have time left to indulge in an extra dose of adrenaline at Namibia’s adventure capital.


ONLY IN Namibia: A road trip like no other

Want to experience Namibia and its quirkiness in the best way possible? Take a road trip. It’ll show you a side of Namibia that will stay with you for a long time after you leave. Here’s everything you need to know about planning a Namibia road trip and what to expect on your adventure.


Before your Namibia trip: Know what to expect

If you hadn’t guessed by now, I’m a big advocate of driving in Namibia. A Namibian road trip is a travel experience like no other – something that has to be tried to understand. Here are 14 tips to make sure everything goes as smoothly as possible while you’re there.