Namibia is one of the safest and easiest African countries to travel in, but due to big distances between remote locations and destinations, a successful tour does generally need some advance planning and research. (Namibia holiday tips)
In terms of communication, many hotels does not provide WiFi, and cell phone coverage can be sparse in remote regions.
Here are some of the best Namibia highlights tour tips and tricks:
Best time to visit
In the peak season of July to November and over the Christmas holiday lodging and campsites in Namibia get booked well in advance, mainly in the most famous parks, so ensure you reserve your locations to stay well in advance of your tour if you are traveling in these months. Sossusvlei and Etosha National Park are busy year-round, so it is best idea to book Namibia tour packages in advance if you are not traveling during the business months.
Is it safe to drink tap water in Namibia?
The tap water in Namibia is usually considered safe to drink, but as a precaution against stomach upsets you may want to drink mineral bottled water, which is readily accessible from hotels, shops and restaurants. Namibia holiday tips
Is it safe for a single lady to travel in Namibia?
If you are a traveling on a Namibia safari tour, you are unlikely to encounter nay issues other than those caused by wild animals but your ranger will ensure you are safe from these. If you are traveling independently, mainly in huge cities, be sure to have your wits about you and reject traveling alone at night as much as easy. The worst most ladies are likely to encounter is petty theft, which can be rejected by leaving your precious items in the hotel or concealing them on your person. Namibia holiday tips
What is the currency in Namibia?
The official currency in Namibia as the Namibian Dollar, anyway, the South African Rand can also be used at an the same rate to the Namibian Dollar. British Pounds, Euro, US Dollars and other big currencies can be exchanged domestically or in advance of departure.
What vaccinations do I need for Namibia?
You should get medical advice from your domestic health practitioner before traveling to Namibia and make sure that you get all of the right vaccinations. As a guide Polio, Hepatitis A &B, Diphtheria, and Tetanus is powerfully advised. Rabies is also advised. A valid Yellow Fever vaccination certificate is also needed if traveling into Namibia and from an infected country.