Namibia It is a destination where you can travel throughout the year. Seasonal Changes are less extreme than other parts of Southern countries of Africa. Along the coast of Namibia, the Atlantic cold Benguela current, dictate the climate. The Skeleton coast and coastal attractions such as Swakopmund, Walvis Bay and Lüderitz are often shrouded in mist for a few hours in the morning, before being sunburned. The dry season is the best season for wildlife watching, while wettest season full of green, favours the beauty of the landscapes, bird watching and photography in general.
Citizens of the European Union do not need visa to enter Namibia. However recommend to visitors informed in this regard before starting the journey. Bring your passport valid for six months from the date of departure from Namibia.
Despite the official language is English, much of the population whose mother tongue is Owambo. Also very common Afrikaans and German.
Hours respect to Spain is +1 in winter and in summer -1 . Without forgetting that being Namibia south meridian Ecuador stations are the inverse of Spain.
In Namibia has a dry climate during most of the year. However, during the summer months you may experience some rain. They are two distinct seasons
The currency of Namibia is the Namibian Dollar (NAD), which is divided into 100 cents. The value is matched to the South African Rand is legal currency, with equivalence 1 to 1. The Namibian tickets have values of 10, 20, 50, 100 and 200, and the currencies of 5, 10, 20 and 50 cents and 1 and 5 NAD. In major cities you will find banks where you can easily change money. Most hotels, restaurants, shops and businesses Country Safari accept credit cards.
Regarding tips, only expected in the elegant tourist establishments, although of course anyone will receive it willingly, except in national parks and reserves, which are not allowed.
In Namibia you drive on the left side of the road. The national speed limit set on tar roads is 120 km/h, 80 km/h gravel roads, 60 km/h in cities and towns and 40 km/h in all reserves and national parks in general. Always take extra care to animals on the roads. We recommend a couple of bars deflate your wheels if you will circulate for long stretches on gravel roads. It is advised not to drive at night or exceed the maximum speeds
They are public and private hospitals in major cities. Private hospitals are the best choice for travellers, comparable to the Europeans well equipped; they will probably give you a good treatment. The services are not cheap, so it is little more than mandatory to have a travel insurance that covers health costs. Stomach problems caused by food are rare. The water should be drinked bottled. With regard to vaccinations, consult an international vaccination centre. As a preventive measure, any serious traveller, used to being vaccinated for tetanus, hepatitis A and hepatitis B.
Namibia is mostly free from malaria. Malaria affects only a small part of the north, in the Caprivi region, whereby sometimes it is only a couple of days or three passes. Some people choose not to take medication. It has to be aware that no medication against malaria is fully effective and that the only sure protection is to prevent mosquitoes from biting you. The mosquitoes that transmit malaria are active between dusk and dawn, so it has to avoid being outdoors during these hours or at least with be well covered. It is advisable to sleep under a mosquito net whenever possible and apply mosquito repellent on body parts not covered.
Namibia is a safe country to visit thefts are not a problem always take normal precautions to be taken elsewhere in Windhoek and Swakopmund be avoided little crowded streets at night. We recommend locking the vehicle with key, close the bedroom door locked Whether or not within it. And do not leave valuables in the car or in the hotel room if we will not be in it.
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