Grass is short, so it’s easy to spot wildlife that is concentrated near waterholes.
Ideal Safari season – wildlife is easy to track, and the weather is temperate.
Tropical downpours mean an ideal season for birding and photography.
Cooler weather & nighttime rains mean animals are more active during the day.
Dec, Jan, Feb & Mar: Namibia’s green season sees hot, humid weather with likelihood of afternoon rainstorms in parts of the country. Rainfall here is only a fraction of what you’ll expect in neighboring countries. The beauty of travel at this time of year includes spectacular skies and clear air, a blooming desert, migratory birds, and antelope calving season – with predators in attendance. Average high: 86-90. Average low: 61-63.
April & May: These are beautiful months in Namibia following the rains, with fresh air and temperate climate with evenings cooling down. Wildlife is active and greenery remains in the landscape.
Jun, Jul, Aug, Sept & Oct: Namibia’s high season, with little to no rainfall during Namibia’s summer, wildlife is concentrated around what water sources are available. The temperatures are cool and comfortable early in the season (often downright cold in the evenings during the months of June, July and August) and begin to warm up again by September and October. Average high: 70-86. Average low: 45-59.
Discover the timeless wonder of Africa’s oldest desert, from soaring dunes and prehistoric petroglyphs to ancient lakebeds where desert-adapted rhinos, elephants, and big cats roam.
Also available as a Private departure - choose your own dates!