Depending on where you travel in Namibia, you may require malaria medication. We recommend you consult with your General Practitioner before your departure.
If you are travelling to Namibia from areas known to be infected with yellow fever, you must have a valid yellow fever vaccination certificate. We advise our guests to also have an updated TPD (tetanus, polio, diphtheria) vaccine and a hepatitis A vaccine.
Namibia currently offers visa-free travel to most countries for stays up to 90 days. Your passport must be valid for at least six months at the time of arrival into Namibia. Please follow this link to be sure of your countries visa requirements to enter Namibia - https://namibiaembassyusa.org/foreign-nationals/
In Namibia, the official language is English. However, Namibia is a linguistically diverse country with several other languages spoken by different ethnic groups. Some of the major languages spoken in Namibia include: 1. Oshiwambo: This language is spoken by the Ovambo people, who are the largest ethnic group in Namibia. It has several dialects, including Oshindonga, Oshikwanyama, and others. 2. Afrikaans: Afrikaans is widely spoken in Namibia. It is a West Germanic language derived from Dutch and is also spoken in South Africa. 3. Damara/Nama: These are two related languages spoken
When packing for a safari in Namibia, it's important to consider the specific requirements and recommendations for the trip. Here's a suggested packing list keeping in mind the soft bag weight limitation of 20 kg and the availability of free laundry in the camps: Clothing: Lightweight, breathable, and neutral-colored clothing for hot weather Long-sleeved shirts and pants to protect against sunburn and insects T-shirts, shorts, and skirts for daytime wear Sweater or jacket for cooler evenings Comfortable walking shoes or hiking boots Sandals or flip-flops for relaxing in camp
Namibia primarily uses Type D and Type M power sockets and plugs. Type D sockets, also known as the "BS 546" or "Indian" sockets, have three round pins in a triangular pattern. They are rated for 5 amps and are commonly used for smaller appliances. Type M sockets, also known as the "South African" or "SABS 164" sockets, have three large round pins in a triangular pattern. They are rated for 15 amps and are used for high-power appliances such as air conditioners, refrigerators, and ovens. It's worth noting that
The currency used in Namibia is the Namibian Dollar (NAD). However, the South African Rand (ZAR) is also widely accepted as legal tender in Namibia, alongside the Namibian Dollar. The Namibian Dollar is divided into 100 cents, and banknotes are available in denominations of 10, 20, 50, 100, and 200 Namibian Dollars. It's worth noting that the Namibian Dollar is pegged to the South African Rand at a 1:1 exchange rate, so either currency can be used interchangeably in Namibia. When visiting Namibia, it is advisable to carry some