When to Travel To Namibia

Which is the best time to visit Namibia? This is a question that weighs heavily on many a travellers mind and thoughts when there are planning on when to go to Namibia. Although it’s regarded as an all year safari destinations, the prevailing harsh climatic conditions may not be favourable for safaris. They can be extremely hot, cold or wet.

Well the best time to travel to Namibia largely depends on where and when you want to travel, but it is highly recommend that you book well in advance since Africa safaris in these countries fill up early. As a matter of fact availability can be a major problem in some Namibia’s top holiday destination even during low seasons.

The peak seasons for safaris in Namibia are between the months of May to October. This is the winter season when temperatures during the day are pleasant and cooler at night. February is one of the best times to witness the desert in bloom, depending on when the rains arrive and how good they are. In December temperatures can soar to their extreme high especially in the Namib Desert. It’s during this time that everybody descends to the Namibian Coast; beaches at the coast are virtually full to the brim.