10 Things to do in Namibia for under N$200

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With an increase in popularity, Namibia is now rivaling its neighboring countries with its diverse natural beauty; friendly locals, safaris and abundant wildlife in Namibia have never been so attractive. You should visit Namibia if you wish to have a great adventure and t the same time enjoying your urban lifestyle. With so many places to visit, a Namibian adventure can make any vacation worthwhile. While we've listed ten fantastic attractions under N$200 below, there are much more that could easily have made a list! So, before you get things ready and head on your Namibian trip, here are some places visits that won’t break your bank.

1.    Sossusvlei

The amazing salt and clay pans surrounded by massive dunes are synonymous with Namibia. There is so much to be explored here, but the highlights are watching the sun rise over Sossusvlei, climbing Dune 45 and being entranced by the desolate landscape of Dead Vlei. Cost - N$60

2.    Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau which is located some 68 kilometers east of Otjiwarongo, stands some 200-meters above its surrounding area. This side of Namibia will make your wildlife watching a fruitful activity. Cost - N$80

3.    Kalahari Desert in Namibia

The Kalahari Desert covers the parts of 3 African countries and it measures around 900000 square kilometers. Its red sand dunes that are partially covered in grasses, shrubs and old camelthorn trees. This makes it a perfect place to visit. Cost - N$105

4.    Damaraland

Damaraland is the home for a wide selection of tourist destination like the 35-m natural obelisk Vingerklip. There is also the 250 million-year-old Petrified Forest and the Brandberg Natural Reserve. Cost - N$70 - N$80

5.    Etosha National Park

One of Africa's largest reserves, the Etosha National Park is home to an amazing array of species. Spend your day driving within the park searching out rhino, lion, elephant, buffalo and hippo and your evenings sipping a cold cocktail overlooking floodlit waterholes. Cost – N$80

6.    Cape Cross Seal Colony

Why don’t you enjoy the sound, sight and the smell of thousands of fur seals located in Cape Cross Seal Colony Namibia? It 130 kilometers far from Swakopmund. Cape Cross is home to the largest breeding colony; more than 200,000 seals have been seen here on some occasions. Cost – N$80

7.    Swakopmund

Swakopmund is a city 280 kilometers away from Windhoek. This is a place with preserved German architecture, beautiful Atlantic Coastline, and its cooler temperature, which makes it one of the premier destinations of Namibia. Cost – N$20 - 40

8.    Kolmanskop
Kolmanskop is a deserted town located in the Southern Namib Desert 10 kilometers from Lüderitz. Enjoy walking at this Namibian relic and learn more of the country's economic and social history. Cost N$85

9.    Fish River Canyon

Fish River Canyon is the largest canyon in Africa, measuring 160 kilometers long, 550 meters deep and 27 kilometers wide. An 85-kilometer Fish River Canyon Trail from Hobas to Ai-Ais is some of the activity you can engage in. Cost - N$80

10.    Skeleton Coast

You will surely be awed when you see the Skeleton Coast Park's ever-changing scattered shipwrecks, dense coast mist, moods, and majestically intact surrounding. You can also enter the area between Ugab and Hoanib rivers and enjoy the coast's superb fishing area. Cost – N$80
All this doesn't even begin to describe the adventure that is a Namibia trip. It is by no means a luxury holiday. Accommodation and food are simple; Namibia is a collection of amazing sights and rich cultural traditions. 

 

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