If an enchanted land exists, Namibia has to be it! This is one country whose beauty simply cannot be captured on film or photographs; it needs to be experienced!
Home to the largest and deepest canyon in Africa, the cold, rich Atlantic Ocean on one side and the world's oldest desert on the other, Namibia is rich spectacular landscapes and scenery, history, culture, fauna and flora. Having one of the lowest human population densities in the world, Namibia exudes a true sense of space within pristine nature.
The country's history as a protectorate of Germany lives on in present day through the immaculately preserved architecture seen in the capital city Windhoek, small desert towns, and its seaside resort town of Swakopmund. Large privately owned wildlife game farms spread throughout the country play host to tourism through eco tourism high quality lodges and campsites. Furthermore, Namibia, through its private farms and game reserves are home to the world's largest free roaming wild Cheetah population.
The Etosha National Park is one of the world's premier locations for African wildlife safaris and conservancies and game farms surrounding the park as well as other parts of the country are also home to the Desert Elephant, Desert Lion, and one of the world's largest populations of White and Black Rhinos.
With its excellent road network, large number of attractions and activities, unique and excellent food and very high quality of accommodation vs price ratio, Namibia is an enchanted land to be placed at the top of anyone's 'bucket list' of places to see.
Region: Southern Africa
Population: 2.5 million
Capital City: Windhoek
Climate: Generally considered dry and pleasant
Official language: English
Tourist arrivals at national borders: 1.2 million (2014)
Currency: Namibian Dollar (NAD)
Land Area: 825,615 km2