Recommended Great Tourist Attractions in Namibia

Namibia never fails to captivate its visitors, to charge the fantasies and imaginations of narrators in their efforts to aptly describe the grandeur and splendor of many facets of this country's harsh desert
Namibia is known for its landscape of contrasts. The desolate Namib Desert is said to be the oldest in the world, with its high dunes and impressive sense of space .....
Namibia is in southwest Africa. This is a large national borders and arid, mostly shared with Angola, Botswana, South Africa, Zambia and Zimbabwe.
Throughout its entire length, most dunes of the Namib Desert spread inland between 80 and 130 km. Sossusvlei sand dunes houses postcard perfect - a delight photographers!
A land of fascinating contrasts - from the interior basin of the Kalahari sand to the Etosha Pan (a dried-out saline lake), surrounded by grass and shrubs that support a broad and varied wildlife. Etosha National Park and game reserve is one of the best in Africa, which remains largely free of human influence

As Namibia is a semi-desert country that has a dry climate where droughts occur regularly. This phenomenon is greatly influenced by the cold Benguela current in the Atlantic Ocean.
Days are mostly warm to very hot, while nights are generally cool.
In summer (October to April) temperatures average between 20 ° C to 34 ° C during the day.
In winter close - temperatures can drop below freezing weather and the ground freezes occur. Day - Temperatures in the time range within 18 ° C - 25 ° C
The rainy season is from October to May, but above all the rains from January to March.
The rain is usually caused by convective storms, which are usually of short duration.
Average rainfall figures vary from less than 50 mm along the coast to 350 mm in the center and 700 mm in the north - eastern regions.
Winter rains occur in the south - west regions.
Often the cost is covered by thick fog.
Parks:
Namibia has several national parks and some private parks.
In northern Namibia is the world famous Etosha National Park, with a size of 22 270 km ² is one of the largest game parks in Africa.
Etosha owes its unique landscape to the Etosha Pan, a vast shallow depression of approximately 5 000 km ². A series of wells along the southern edge of the pan guarantee rewarding game viewing and spectacular often. Several of the 114 species of mammals in the park are rare and / or endangered species such as black rhino and black-faced impala. More than 340 species of birds have been recorded in Etosha.
The Skeleton Coast Park was proclaimed in its present form in 1973. It extends from the river Ugab in the south to the Kunene River in the north.
The attraction of this remote area is located mainly in the states of mind that changes color and profile of virgin landscapes, ranging from sweeping vistas of windswept dunes to rugged canyons with walls of volcanic rock colors and extensive mountain ranges.
His aura of mystery and secrecy is due to the many shipwrecks, dense coastal fog and rough seas swell.


Namibia

Fish River Canyon

Skeleton Coast Park

 
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