Namibia is one of the most beautiful countries in Africa. The country’s natural beauty and spectacular ambiance make the country one of the most visited countries in the world. The country is blessed with national parks which are ideal for wildlife watching. The elite wildlife-watching destination is the Etosha National Park where big cats, elephants, black rhinos and plain game can be seen in abundance. Other prime destinations for wildlife watching are Damaraland, Nkasa Rupara, and Bwabwata. Walvis Bay beach is a popular destination for fishing, shark-angling, and kiteboarding.
The tourism industry is one of the most important industries in Namibia. The industry is responsible for contributing 14.5% to the country’s GDP and providing 18.2% of the country’s labor force. Namibia receives an average of one million visitors yearly. More and more tourists are sure to troop into the country as the years go by.
Foreigners traveling to Namibia should desist from smuggling or trafficking illegal drugs. Punishment for this can be very severe and prison conditions in Namibia are harsh.
Citizens of Angola, Australia, Belgium, Botswana, Brazil, Canada, France, Germany Ireland, Italy, Kenya, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Russia, South Africa, Spain, Switzerland, the United Kingdom, and the United States can visit Namibia visa-free for a maximum of 90 days within a given calendar year.