WHEN TO GO

Namibia has 300 days of sunshine a year and each season has its unique qualities, so there really is no bad time to visit

High Season (Jun–Oct)

Accommodation is at a premium, especially in Etosha in July and August – book months in advance. Nights can be cold early in the season, while temperatures soar by September.

• For Game Viewing +++++
• For Bird Watching +++++
• For Hiking+++++

Shoulder Season (May & November)

Good months for cheaper accommodation and higher availability. Heavy rains sometimes occur in November in intense short bursts. May is mild and a lovely month in which to travel.

• For Game Viewing +++
• For Bird Watching ++
• For Hiking++

Low Season (Dec–Apr)

Some tracks become impassable during the rains that begin in earnest in December. Humidity and high temperatures describe the season well. Apart from a brief high season around Christmas/New Year, prices are low and availability generally high.

• For Game Viewing ++
• For Bird Watching ++++
• For Hiking +

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