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Candice Buchan
Candice Buchan Africa Product and Rainbow Tours Sales Manager
"Namibia is so different to the African bush – I loved its desert hues and the animals that struggle so hard to overcome the harsh climate."

Best Time To Visit Namibia

When to go

Namibia enjoys year-round sunshine. April to September, the Namibian winter, is the better time to go to Namibia as the temperatures are much more pleasant for travel. It can be very hot from November through March, with temperatures over 35° centigrade, especially in the south. Summer is the rainy season, though there is very little rain and the main rains usually occur in March.

When to go to Namibia - weather charts

Getting there

Air Namibia flies six days a week from Frankfurt to Windhoek, with optional connections from London Heathrow. You can add return flights via Cape Town from just £115. Alternatively, you can fly on BA, Virgin or SAA via Johannesburg to Windhoek on any day.

Time Zone

GMT +2 hours


British citizens do not require visas, but passports must be valid for six months from the date of travel and have two blank pages.


There are no health requirements for Namibia. Northern Namibia is malarial and precautions should be taken. Always consult your doctor at least six weeks before travel and refer to this useful NHS website for details of recommended vaccinations for your destination.

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