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Namibia Popular Places to Visit

Das Alte Fort Museum

The Das Alte Fort Museum is situated in a prominent position atop a hill in Grootfontein. The ‘Old Fort’ was originally a Schutztruppe fortress built in 1896, while the tower was added in 1904. With its splendid view of the surrounding countryside, this tower was used to great advantage by the troops. The Fort, housing the museum, was declared a

Baobab Tree

The Baobab Tree, romantically called ‘Tree 1063′, is located on the Farm Keibeb, which is about 60km north of Grootfontein on the “Maanlig” road, (Road number 2848). The tree’s trunk circumference is 18,5 meters and has branches up to 12 meters. Baobab Trees play an important roll in African legend and daily life. The tree’s various parts can be used for medicinal

Gaub Cave

The Gaub Cave located on the historical Farm Ghaub. Local tradition accredits the discoverer of the Gaub Cave as being Dr. H. Vedder the well known ‘South West Africa’ missionary historian. In the farm’s ‘record’ book there is reference to Dr. Vedder having visited the cave some time during 1913. The first known written report of the cave appeared in


Grootfontein is located in the north-east of Namibia in a lush green environment. In summer Grootfontein is turned into a lush paradise of purple, blue, red and green hues as Jacaranda and Flamboyant trees bloom. The district is abundantly endowed with wildlife and game, while the district is well known for its cattle and crop farming. Grootfontein is a well-developed town

Hoba Meteorite

The Hoba Meteorite is the largest ever found meteorite. This extra terrestrial body can be viewed on the Hoba Farm in Grootfontein, up north in Namibia . So if you are into the wonders of Science this is a must see.

Himba Village

The Himba are a tribe of nomadic pastoralists who inhabit the Kaokoland area of Namibia. The Himba are actually descendants of a group of Herero herders who fled into the remote north-west after been displaced by the Nama. The Himba have clung to their traditions and the beautiful Himba women are noted for their intricate hairstyles which and traditional jewellery. As


Otjiwarongo, one of the fastest growing towns in Namibia, lies along the TransNamib railway north of Windhoek. Named by the Herero people who originally settled here, Otjiwarongo means “place of the fat cows.” Located in the Central Plateau area of Namibia, Otjiwarongo enjoys moderate rainfall making the area suitable for farming and ranching.  Nile crocodiles are bred and raised at a


Whether traveling by train or vehicle between Windhoek to South Africa or westward toward Luderitz, travelers pass through the small town of Keetmanshoop. While founded in 1814 by the first missionary to the area, Johann Georg Schoder, the town owes its name to Johann Keetman, a German industrialist who helped fund the establishment of the mission.   Keetmanshoop enjoys perfect weather conditions


Situated at the northern end of the TransNamib Railway, Tsumeb serves as the agricultural, financial and business center for northern Namibia. Located in an area named the Otavi Triangle, Tsumeb enjoys mild winters and relatively high rainfall during the hot summer months from October to March. Due to abundant moisture which produces vibrant displays of jacaranda trees, bougainvillea and other

Tsau Khaeb National Park

It was formally known as the Sperrgebiet National Park. Tsau-Khaeb National Park (Tsau meaning Soft and Khaeb meaning Sand) is newly proclaimed jewel in Namibia’s protected area network. Since 1908 the largest part of the Tsau-Khaeb National Park was left undisturbed and closed to the public for nearly a century following the discovery of a diamond at Kolmanskop near Lüderitz