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Namibia to issue visa on arrival for certain countries

17. June 2019, inke - Tourism

Namibia will soon start issuing visas to visitors on arrival as a pilot phase. The Minister of Information and Communication Technology (MICT) Stanley Simataa announced this on Thursday, 13 June 2019. “The Cabinet has approved a submission of the Ministry of Home Affairs and Immigration”, Simataa told reporters at a press conference. The exact date of commencement will be disclosed at a later stage. The pilot phase will start at the Hosea Kutako International Airport.

Namibia to issue visa on arrival for certain countries

Night walk in the Namib Desert

11. June 2019, inke - Tourism

At first glance the gravel plains of the Namib Desert seem deserted and empty. However, countless plants, lichens and animals have adapted to the harsh conditions in the oldest desert on earth. It is amazing how many creatures are out on the gravel plains under cover of darkness. The Braine family unveils these secrets to interested visitors on a two-hour night walk.

Night walk in the Namib Desert

Oasis in Windhoek - the national botanical garden

24. May 2019, inke - Tourism

The only botanical garden in Namibia is located in Windhoek and is less known than the Zoo Garden or the Parliament Garden. It lies just a few hundred metres further south hidden on a hill in the direction of Klein Windhoek. A visit to the national botanical garden is definitely worth it. A patch of wilderness in the middle of the capital can be found here, with hiking trails and benches with beautiful views. The twelve-hectare site also houses the building of Namibia's National Botanical Research Institute (NBRI).

Oasis in Windhoek - the national botanical garden

Hello Owamboland!

17. May 2019, inke - Tourism, Discover Namibia

When you step into the Owambo regions in northern Namibia, be ready for a world of colour and culture unlike anywhere else in the country. Spend a day with a difference. Here, in Owamboland, the traditional and modern worlds merge so smoothly that it is possible to visit a traditional African homestead in the same afternoon as a shopping spree at one of the new malls.

Hello Owamboland!

Mining and gemstones in Namibia

10. May 2019, inke - Economics, Tourism

Namibia is not only regarded as a touristic gem waiting to be discovered by travellers from all over the world, the country has many hidden gems in the literal sense of the word. Tourists love to take home a lasting memory from their trip to Namibia. Many semi precious stones found in Namibia are beautifully transformed by local goldsmiths into jewellery. The gemstone and jewellery trade is a smaller, but important part of Namibia’s economically significant mining sector.

Mining and gemstones in Namibia

Playing golf in Namibia - the African experience

18. April 2019, inke - Sport, Tourism

Activity tourism is the current buzzword and what could be nicer than combining a photo safari through Namibia with playing golf under the African skies at the various golf courses all over the country? After a relaxing stay at a tourism lodge near Namibia’s famous Etosha National Park, golf courses are not far away at Otjiwarongo, Tsumeb or Grootfontein. 

Playing golf in Namibia - the African experience

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