Namibia Safaris

Namibia Overview

Namibia is a large country where you can experience a lot during a trip. A Namibia safari can not only allow you to experience the amazing wildlife of this country; you can also visit some of the great places like the Sossuvlei sand dunes and even take a hot air balloon ride over the desert.

Why Visit Namibia?

When you book our Namibia safari we ensure you have a rich and varied experience in this lovely country. Lions, elephants, rhinos, springbok, and many other amazing animals can be seen here. You can choose a regular trip, a self-drive trip, or a private tour and stay at the excellent lodges here.

Where To Go In Namibia?

When To Visit Namibia?

Just like Namibia is full of contrasting geographical landscapes, similar climatic differences do apply depending on the location you are in.

Although covered by the Namib, one of the world’s driest deserts, Namibia’s climate is generally dry and pleasant. Through the year, the Benguella constantly keeps the coast cool and free of rain. During January and February, daytime temperatures in the interior can exceed 40c (104 ), whereas nights are usually cool.

Namibia is a year-round destination. Just pack accordingly.

Namibia Travel Advice

Windhoek – Cozy capital

Windhoek is the charming and bustling capital of Namibia, lies in the heart of the country and is the start and end of most journeys through this diverse country. The capital impresses with some remarkable monuments that draw attention to the German colonial era, such as the Christuskirche, the Alte Fester and the Tintenpalast (name and seat of government). The worth seeing Windhoek station was built in 1912 and combines in its architecture Wilhelmine as well as Art Nouveau elements in itself. Otherwise, Windhoek offers small shopping malls, beautiful cafes and craft markets.

Currency:

the Namibia dollar (NS); the South Africa Rand and the Namibia Dollar are the only legal currencries in Namibia; they are the only currencies that can be used to purchase goods and services.

Time Zone:

Summer time: GMT + 2 hours from the 1st Sunday in September to the 1st Sunday in April. Winter time: GMT + 1 hour from the 1st Sunday in April to the 1st Sunday in September.

Electricity:

220 volts AC, 50 Hz. Outlets are of the three-pin type.

Area to stay

Namibia with 824,292 Square Km (318, 259 sq mi). Located on the Southwestern coast of Africa, Namibia borders South Africa in the south and Botswana in the east and Zambia and Angola in the north.

Population:

Slightly more than 2.3 million

Tailor-Made Trips

Your itinerary will be 100% tailor-made and designed to your unique requirements.

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Highly rated on third party review sites such as Trip Advisor

Responsible Travel

Zambia and Southern Africa is a beautiful place & we want to do our bit to keep it that way.

Our Namibia Safari Itineraries

8 Days
Namibia
Classic

Stunning Visions of Namibia Safari

In this 8-day tour, you will discover Namibia’s stunning landscapes and diverse animals. Discover the unspoilt landscape and wildlife of Etosha National Park and Onguma Game Reserve on game drives and guided night-time walks. The spectacular trip to Damaraland offers… Find out more
9 Days
Botswana
Classic

Classic Explorer Safari in Botswana

This itinerary takes you on a wildlife adventure to three amazing safari destinations – the Chobe National Park, Savute, and the Okavango Delta. It is a wonderful combination of activities, including game drives, bush walks, boat cruise, mokoro excursions etc.… Find out more
9 Days
BW, NA, ZW
Classic

African Wonders Safari Experience

Experience traditional African tribes, diverse and abundant wildlife along with four-river systems of the KAZA Transfrontier Park. Explore the world-renowned water wonderland of the Okavango Delta. Find out more
7 Days
Botswana
Classic

Highlights of Botswana Safari

This 7-day Botswana itinerary begins with a tour of Botswana’s Chobe National Park, where you’ll spend three nights exploring this animal paradise on Game Drive Safaris or a Boat Cruise on the Chobe River; after that, fly to Botswana’s Okavango… Find out more
12 Days
BW, ZW
Classic

Classic Botswana and Zimbabwe

This spectacular safari takes you to the glittering waters of the Okavango Delta and the predator capital of the world at Moremi, to the banks of the Zambezi River (close to Victoria Falls) and on to the grand Hwange National… Find out more
8 Days
BW, ZM
Classic +

Best of Zambia & Botswana Safaris

This itinerary allows clients to enjoy the finest of Southern African safaris, including a wildlife safari in the famous South Luangwa National Park, a high concentration of animals in Chobe National Park, and a visit to the great Victoria Falls… Find out more
4 Days
BW, ZM
Classic

Victoria Falls Panoramic Safari in Zambia & Chobe NP, Botswana

Welcome to Zambia! This tour gives you the opportunity to experience one of the natural wonders of the world, the mighty Victoria Falls in Livingstone. You will also have the chance of taking a full day trip in Botswana’s wildlife… Find out more

Recommended Accommodation

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge,

Dune Plateau , Namibia

Wolwedans Dunes Lodge is perched on top of a dune plateau, overlooking panoramic vistas in all directions and capturing the beauty of the desert in one of Namibia’s most beautiful locations. The building style is a combination of wooden structures and canvas blinds, opening up to the desert beyond. The lodge reflects the ambience of a tented camp but provides the comfort and protection of a permanent building. Each of the nine spacious chalets (most have double beds) with en-suite…
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Mowani Mountain Camp,

Twyfelfontein

Mowani Mountain Camp offers luxury tented accommodation with magnificent desert views. Open-air en-suite bathrooms and private decks give you great views of Damaraland and the reliability of nearby Twyfelfontein with its San engravings and paintings is contrasted by the elusive desert-adapted elephants. The Twyfelfontein Conservancy has been protecting the southern-most roaming ground of the black rhino and elusive desert elephant. Sustainable eco-tourism and community upliftment are of the utmost importance at Mowani. Guides from the local tribe’s compliment day-time game…
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Onguma Tented Camp,

Onguma Game Reserve

Onguma Tented Camp is a beguiling mixture of sophistication and relaxation, of elegance and the earth. It is this intriguing combination and attention to detail that makes Onguma Tented Camp, the ultimate safari chic. In the local Herero language, Onguma means, “the place you don’t want to leave.” With a stunning main building and seven tents providing private, exclusive accommodation, Onguma Tented Camp, certainly lives up to its name. An atmosphere of elegant dining prevails, complimented by the daily activities…
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Moremi Crossing,

OKAVANGO DELTA, Botswana

Moremi Crossing is a 16 tent, eco-friendly camp built on a palm fringed island surrounded by the Moremi’s game-rich seasonal floodplains and overlooking Chief’s Island. Moremi Crossing is a new style safari camp combining luxury with simplicity. This is a 100% eco-friendly development featuring the latest in solar and waste disposal technology. Activities: Mokoro activities, game drives, game walks on Chief’s Island, boat cruises, fishing, wilderness camping Facilities: Dining room, lounge, bar, swimming pool
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Chobe Marina Lodge,

Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe Marina Lodge is one of the few Botswana hotels that makes travel to this beautiful country all the more special! It is situated in Kasane in the north-eastern region of Botswana, where the African nations of Zimbabwe, Zambia, Namibia and Botswana meet. There are few places like aha Chobe Marina Lodge that comfortably immerses guests in the Breathtaking, natural environment that Africa has to offer while providing the best African safari experience! Here, you can discover a rare balance…
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Divava Okavango Lodge & Spa,

Bwabwata National Park

Divava Okavango Resort & Spa perched on the banks of the Okavango River renders 20 luxury air-conditioned, spacious chalets with large decks providing front row seats for the magnificent wildlife show. Encounter fine dining surrounded by elegant style and luxury. Divava Okavango Resort & Spa is one of its kind in the Kavango region of Namibia. The complete lodge, the restaurant, the spa, and the rooms are overlooking the mighty Okavango River. At only 1km away from the Popa falls,…
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Onguma Game Reserve,

Etosha National Park

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Kadizora Camp,

Okavango Delta, Botswana

The northern areas of the Delta feature larger expanses of savannas punctuated by lagoons and tributaries, and it is on the banks of one of these that a magnificent site has been selected for Kadizora Camp. Kadizora presents 8 luxury tents and 4 standard tents, each with generous and tranquil living spaces, surrounded by sophisticated furnishings. In addition to open vehicle and walking safaris, mokoro excursions and boat cruises will provide the ideal position from which to explore the endless…
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Jackalberry Chobe Camp,

Chobe National Park, Botswana

Set in Kasane, Jackalberry Chobe is 6 km from Sedudu Gate Chobe National Park and offers various facilities, such as a bar. The property is situated 1.7 km from Kalahari Holiday Tours, 1.8 km from the Start of Boat Cruise and 1.9 km from Botswana Tourism Board Information Centre. The restaurant serves Local dishes. The units in the hotel are fitted with a kettle. With a private bathroom, rooms at Jackalberry Chobe also offer a river view. The rooms at…
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Why Choose Absolute Zambia Safaris?

Absolute Zambia Safaris is a specialist in bespoke and private safaris in Zambia. Through our large safari operators, we proudly assist our guests in designing custom-made safaris.

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Feedback From Our Previous Clients

Gary V
Gary V
2023-12-19
Another perfect holiday We were a party of eight, most of us on a return trip (last one in 2020 - also with Absolute Zambia Safaris) under the expert guidance of Robert. It was again a holiday without a single complaint. Pickups were reliable and punctual, the David Livingstone resort is perfectly located on the banks of the Zambezi with comfortable beds, sumptuous food, an infinity pool, and an unlimited supply of food and drinks on the silent but spacious sunset cruise. Robert (from Absolute Zambia Safaris) dealt with all our changes, additions, amendments, and cancellations with endless patience and understanding. It was a perfect holiday, we will be back. Thank you Absolute Zambia Safaris.
Lisa A
Lisa A
2023-11-24
Amazing five-day trip Absolute Safari organised an amazing five-day trip for us which included 2 nights in Mwanfushi safari lodge and 2 nights by Victoria falls. Everything worked out perfectly and Robert was quick on the email, answering and organising according to our wishes. Our driver Brian was excellent and always on time and the price very reasonable. Can highly recommend.
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Sunshine25775779985
2023-10-10
exciting trip at the Lower zambeji National Park It was a wonderful experience. I came to know about absolute Zambia safari from TripAdvisor only. I contacted them and Robert was very nice and every time he answered my email very promptly. It was my solo trip and good that I decided to be a client of the absolute Zambia safari because they arranged everything for me. I just dropped into the plan. In my game drive, I saw almost every animals available in the lower Zambezi national park. it was my three day two night trip. The place named Kianbi safari challet where I stayed during the trip was very peaceful and lovely. I again wish to visit Zambia and if I go, I will choose the same absolute Zambia Safari group.
Florencia S
Florencia S
2023-08-01
Amazing experience!! Robert is very professional and his organization and arrangements exceeded every hope we had with our trip. It was just fabulous!!! We did a 2-week trip around Zambia, what a beautiful country!! Thank you again Robert, you did a wonderful work!!
marys
marys
2022-12-07
More than I could have hoped for! I didn't know much about Zambia when we were planning our trip, but I had heard wonderful things about South Luangwa National Park. After reading some reviews, I contacted a few agencies in Zambia to plan our trip. Robert Zgozi from Absolute Zambia Safaris was truly amazing -- the entire experience was so much more than we had expected and everything worked out beautifully. Great properties, unbelievable safaris with knowledgeable guides, excellent and almost too plentiful food, I don't have enough superlatives to describe our visit, but I will certainly call on Robert again when I go back to Zambia!
Litote
Litote
2022-10-08
Véritable Afrique Difficile d'imaginer les éléphants qui passent à coté de votre chalet la nuit? Les hippopotames qui broutent l'herbe devant votre chambre? Les singes qui prennent votre dentrifice si la porte est ouverte? Après plusieurs decennies consacrées à la protection des animaux sauvages (période de braconnage de 1970-1990), la Zambie se met à l'écotourisme avec d' excellents standards de services, nourriture, eau potable et confort de chambre. Des simples comprimés contre le paludisme sont conseillés. Les lodges que nous avons visités prennent soin de supprimer le maximum d'insectes possibles pour que les soirées soient bien sans souci. Robert Zgozi nous a organisé un voyage époustouflant (15j) pendant lequel nous avons vu une bonne dizaine de léopards, une vingtaine de lions et lionnes ainsi que d'innombrables d'autres espèces. Notre voyage a traversé quatre parcs (Kafué, South Luangwa, Lower Zambezi et Mosi Oa Tunya ) avec des guides qui étaient de véritables encylopédies de faune et de flore locaux. Nous avons choisi la saison sèche (septembre) pour voir le maximum d'animaux. Ce parcours nous a permis de faire un crochet à Victoria Falls où nous étions suspendus au dessus des chutes dans le Devils Pool. Adrénaline garantie. Par ailleurs, tous les Zambiens que nous avons rencontrés étaient accueillants et souriants. Ce voyage n'était pas donné mais nous le referions bien un jour. Notre groupe familial de 4 adultes partagent plein de souvenirs ensemble grâce à ce voyage. Beaucoup de transits se font en avion car le pays est très grand. Je déconseille vivement les transits entre parc par voiture. Robert Zgozi est Zambien ; il sait communiquer l'amour et la connaissance approfondie qu'il a de son pays. Nous l'avons trouvé sur le site national "Zambian Tourism", Nous vous conseillons ses service si vous souhaitez un voyage clé en main. Merci Robert Zgozi :) Rob NB: La Zambie est un pays anglophone
Sunderland2
Sunderland2
2022-09-28
Fabulous trip to Sth Luangwa We’ve just returned from a wonderful trip to South Luangwa all organised by Robert Zgozi from Absolute Zambia Safaris. I contacted this company as I read it was Zambian owned and I was very impressed by Robert’s speedy replies to my queries. We stayed in 2 different camps which Robert recommended to suit our budget and we weren’t disappointed. Both camps were everything we’d hoped for. We did a combination of chalets and tents with all meals, game drives and transfers included. Robert actually surprised us twice by meeting us at our Lusaka hotel on arrival in Zambia and our return after the trip. We found Robert to be a very friendly, likeable and professional guy who went above and beyond to make sure our trip went smoothly. You can’t go wrong with this company, we will definitely use them again on our next trip to Zambia.
Mubita M
Mubita M
2022-09-08
Experiencing South Luangwa I didn’t know what to expect it being my first time in South Luangwa, it was lovely, all of it (the entire experience!). We stayed at Mfuwe lodge and opted for 3 game drives a day, this doesn’t give you a lot of time for sleeping in but all the fresh air and being in the bush, watching all the animals made us feel so refreshed. And don’t get me started on the food!! Absolute Zambia Safaris gave us exactly what we needed and we enjoyed everything bit of it. Their staff is patient and friendly; they take care of every last detail including a range of options to suit your budget. All in all, it was the true definition of a holiday carefree and stress-free and we most certainly will be going back.
Silent639
Silent639
2022-09-02
The real zambian agency My family and I have just returned from a trip to Zambia. Before booking, as always, I searched for all the best local travel agencies. My choice was Absolute Zambia Safaris. First of all it is one of the few, if not the only one, that is Zambian-owned. So all the staff know perfectly every single area of the country, from the most aware to the most remote. The owner, Mr. Robert Zgozi, has over ten years of experience in the Zambian tourism industry, having worked for top-tier tourism companies, as well as being a lover of unspoiled nature. Before defining the various stages of the journey, Mr. Robert, like a true friend, advised us both the best areas of the country, the best lodges and resorts, and all flight connections. Having traveled extensively in Africa for more than 10 years, I know perfectly well the difficulties of organizing transfers, of finding the best accommodations for the budget available. Robert and his staff have been able to organize any type of activity with extreme professionalism. The organization has always been perfect. All the staff interested in our trip were always present as soon as we reached an airport, a lodge. We didn't have to think about anything but enjoying the beautiful nature and the people of Zambia. Although our international flight (from Italy) was canceled and rescheduled two days later, putting the entire trip at risk, Mr. Robert was able to help us change the itinerary without missing a single scheduled activity. Incredible! While we were in Lower Zambezi, we suddenly decided to go three days to Victoria Falls. Robert, within two hours, organized all the transfers and the resort, taking care in the meantime to get us refund for the two nights lost in Lusaka. Never before have I been assisted in such a professional and friendly way in my previous travels. Among other things, he could also have organized trips in combination with neighboring countries (Malawi, Mozambique, Zimbabwe, Namibia and Botswana), having direct contacts. The surprise? While we were in South Luangwa, he came in person to meet us and find out how the journey was progressing. Incredible! Briefly a note on Zambia. it is truly an incredible country. Its people are so friendly and hospitable that you immediately feel like a genuine Zambian. I never felt any sense of danger. In fact, the country is considered among the safest in the world for travel. Landscapes take your breath away. Nature is majestic. Here you can really see anything: wildogs (herd of 20 specimens with cubs), dozens of leopards and cubs, lions and lionesses, different scenes of lions and leopards hunting, huge herds of hippos, huge herds of elephants, birds of extraordinary beauty, including the crowned crane and secretary bird. One negative note: unfortunately having had to go home and leave this extraordinary country that has given me unforgettable moments that will remain forever etched in my mind and in my heart. So I would recommend both visiting Zambia and doing it with Absolute Zambia Safaris. Have a good trip!
Irena12
Irena12
2022-08-02
One of the best safari operators Absolute Safaris is one of the best operators I have ever encountered - Robert managed to do an incredible thing and organise my custom 11 days Luangwa trip in Zambia at the shortest possible notice ( literally few days before arrival)! My trip was absolutely wonderful, everything worked perfectly and I loved every moment on the safari. I have had so many wonderful wildlife sightings, and all the camps were in beautiful locations, very comfortable with great service and very professional guiding. Truly one of the best safaris of my life ( I have spent most of it in Africa). My big thanks to Absolute Safaris, for their professionalism and outstanding customer service. Will definitely be back.

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