• Background info
  • Festivals Namibia
    Independence Day (21 March), Cassinga Day (May 4), Africa Day (25 May), Heroes' Day (26 August), Human Rights Day (10 December). ...
  • Culture Namibia
    Try reading something about the local way of life beforehand then it is more likely that you will enjoy the journey. Begging You will certainly see beggars in the big cities. They ask for money, soap or ...
  • Food and drinks Namibia
    Food Namibia has plenty of European food, especially English and German food. So do not be surprised if apple strudel, Brötchen or fish & chips appears on the menu. The tastiest eats are found in the ...
  • Background Info Namibia
    A trip through Namibia brings you to some of the most impressive landscapes that Africa has to offer. You travel to the Fish River Canyon. This beautifully carved canyon continues into the world's oldest desert, ...
  • Tipping Namibia
    Workers in restaurants and hotels earn little. You can help matters a bit by ensuring that those who work for you get a good tip. The directive is (at least if satisfactory service is delivered) ...
  • Weather and climate Namibia
    Climate: The area we travel through in this trip is vast and there will be regional differences in climate and weather, depending upon latitude and height above sea level. In general we can say that the ...
  • Practical info
  • Arrival information Namibia
    It is your own responsibility to ensure you have any necessary visas for travel. At the time of writing, for many nationalities, a visa is not required for Namibia. Costs and visa regulations are subject to ...
  • Luggage and clothing Namibia
    This journey around the equator is for the most part near mountains and highlands where a temperate climate with some cold nights is likely. We recommend you to take: thin cotton clothes; for the evening is a high-necked T-shirt with ...
  • Money Namibia
    The Namibian currency is the Namibian Dollar (NAD), which in turn is divided into 100 cents. This is equivalent to the South African Rand. There are notes of 10, 20, 50, 100 Namibian dollars in ...
  • Time differences Namibia
    The standard time in Namibia is UTC/GMT +1 hour. Click here to see exact times of different cities. ...
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