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Are you heading to Namibia’s capital soon and wondering how to keep busy while you’re there? Check out these best things to do in Windhoek.
Those who have visited Namibia before will find it no surprise that the Royals are reflecting on a honeymoon in Namibia. With one of the lowest population densities on earth, this African country is the ideal destination to seek out some privacy during these intimate first weeks. Namibia offers a high standard of hospitality and an excellent tourism infrastructure, luring over 1.5 million tourists during 2016.
Most of the tourists arriving in Namibia, check in to Windhoek accommodation before heading out for further explorations.
Keetmanshoop is rightly famous for its fine German fare and as a gateway to the Kgalagadi Transfrontier Park. It is also a springboard from which to explore the wonders of the Quiver Tree forest and Mesosaurus Fossil site about 40km away.
The black-faced impala (Aepyceros melampus petersi) is one of Namibia’s many conservation success stories. There are less than 3 000 of these endangered animals left, with about half of them resident in Etosha National Park.
Erongo’s Sandwich Harbour lies 80km south of Walvis Bay along a rough-hewn track which is best attempted with the help of a 4×4 vehicle. It is about 400km from Windhoek and 46km from Swakopmund.
Visitors to Central and Northern Namibia are in for a treat with sightings of warthogs alongside the roads or in farmlands on day trips from your Windhoek accommodation.
If the ultimate in relaxation is your goal when visiting Namibia, you may be interested in incorporating some pampering at a luxury spa into your break. Perhaps a relaxing massage is not enough for you and you seek a more comprehensive and holistic approach, where everything at your resort of choice is focussed on your well-being and health. Either way, you will find what you need in Namibia.
The welwitschia may be one of Namibia’s most famous plant but this desert country has many other botanical enigmas to show for itself. Discover these on trips into the wild lands of Namibia during your travels from Windhoek.
Zebras are one of Africa’s best-known animals, and Namibia is home to two of the four species that roam the plains of Africa in large numbers – Hartman’s Zebra and Burchell’s zebra.
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