Located in South Africa, Namibia is known for its contrasting landscapes.The terrain varies from coastal desert to mountains and plateau. Essentially, it is a desert country. Such a contrasting structure fascinates especially travelers who are interested in natural attractions. The Namibian landscape consists generally of four geographical areas and each area has its own characteristic conditions: Northern Namibia including Etosha Park, Kaokoland, Damaraland and the Waterberg Plateau; Southern Namibia including Sossusvlei, the Namib Desert, Fish River Canyon and Luderitz; Windhoek and Bushmanland located in Central Namibia and Coastal part in which the Skeleton Coast Swakopmund and Luderitz are.
Namibia is not highly populated and Namibians are of diverse ethnic origins. Germanic influence can still be found mainly in road infrastructure and most cities’ architecture. May to October is the most pleasant time to visit. The cultural diversity of its people, an extensive choice of parks, resorts and accommodation establishments make Namibia highly preffered tourist destination Namibia generally attracts eco-tourists who would like to experience the different climates and natural geographical landscapes of the country.
Windhoek is the capital city of the country. It has a modern city architectural. Among the modern buildings, the old German buildings stand out in the city. Christus Kirch of Windhoek is a place to see in the city. There are elegant shops and restuarants, clothing stores, expensive jewelers. Other major cities are Walvis Bay, Gobabis, Grootfontein, Karasburg, Keetmanshoop, Luderitz, Mariental, Rundu, Swakopmund, Tsumeb, Ondangwa and Oshakat.
Namibia has remarkable natural attractions and important tourist spots such as The Namib Desert, The Fish River Canyon, The Etosha National Park and The Kalahari Desert, The dunes of Sossusvlei, Waterberg Plateau Park, Namib Naukluft Park, Kaudom Game Reserve and many more.
The Etosha National Park owes its unique landscape to The Etosha Pan. This Namibian tourist attraction is home to an array of exotic flora and fauna. It is a place to go for wildlife.The Great Fish River Kanyon is one of the world’s largest canyons. It has a gorgeous view. A number of tracks lead to various viewpoints in which there is a sequence of plateaus. The Daan Viljoen Game Reserve is a great spot for bird watching. The park is a house for various animals such as blue wildebeest, kudu, zebras, gemsbok and springbok, red hartebeest, impala and more. Swakopmund is a small seaside town and a highlight of Namibia with excellent restaurants, pubs and discos, a few night clubs, a golf course in a desert setting.
In conclusion, Namibia has many wonderful places to visit. The country offers its visitors a number of tourist attractions and unforgettable moments. The wild life and contrasting landscapes are together and ready to be explored.
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