Flights to Namibia: practical information
Cheap airlines to Namibia
Planning a holiday in Namibia? From the Kalahari Desert to the Fish River Canyon, there’s plenty to see and do in this beautiful southern African country. International visitors arrive via Hosea Kutako International Airport WDH) onboard Qatar Airways, Air Namibia, British Airways and South African Airways.
When to book flights to Namibia
Namibia is great year-round but the best months of the year to visit are April and May. The landscapes are green and lush after the rainy season. June to August are very dry and September and October bring the sun with ideal game-watching conditions. Book your flights to Namibia at least 6 months in advance.
- Peak season: April-May and September-October.
- Low season: December to March are generally rainy.
Flights to Namibia take around 14 hours with a stopover from London.
Experience Namibia: what to see, what to do
Namibia has some gorgeous scenery and the best way to experience the country is with a Namibia car hire and getting out into the countryside. From deserts to mountains, villages and valleys… here are some ideas for your Namibia holidays.
Essentials in Namibia
Namib Desert: The country is named after this desert that stretches for one thousand kilometres along the Atlantic coastline. Its red sand dunes are some of the highest in the world. Sossusvlei, part of the desert, is a magical place and very accessible.
Etosha National Park: For game-watching this northern Namibia park is one of the best in the country. Here you’ll spot desert lions, elephants, zebra, ostrich and springbok. Animals flock to the salt pan in search of water in the dry months.
Windhoek: Namibia’s colonial history is deeply rooted in Germany and many of the buildings around Windhoek reflect that. Don’t miss the Chirstuskirche, the train station and the very castle-list Heinitzbug Hotel.
Find more information on Namibia Tourism.
Accommodation in Namibia
Namibia has a host of hotels for foreign visitors. You’ll find a good selection of the usual intentional hotel chains. Big Sky Lodges is a national franchise with 5 locations around Namibia. Ecolodges and campgrounds abound, especially around national parks.