Luxury safaris and private adventures



Sand seas and endless space

Namibia is a vast country of otherworldly landscapes, wide blue skies and countless opportunities for adventure.

Sossusvlei’s surreal twisted trees backed by the towering rust-red dunes are Namibia’s most famous sight and the night skies above the desert here are some of the clearest in the world. A haven for both photographers and oryx.

In Damaraland, climb rugged mountains and find artworks carved into the rock by the San people thousands of years ago, or track hardy desert elephant herds and black rhinos alongside expert local guides.

Etosha National Park’s lunar salt pan is another highlight for many, with giraffes, zebras, lions and more appearing out of the dusty haze to gather around precious waterholes. The Skeleton Coast, where the cool Atlantic meets the dunes on a coastline dotted with shipwrecks, is another wild place. Best appreciated from the air, follow it north to the Angolan border and a rare oasis of green on the Kunene River, where you’ll find one of Africa’s remotest lodges and a chance to meet the semi-nomadic Himba.

Namibia is the least densely populated nation in Africa, but the people you do encounter are warmly welcoming and the country has a strong record of protecting wildlife and land as national parks, private reserves and community-owned concessions. A Namibian luxury safari with Niarra supports conservation work, sustainable businesses and livelihoods in remote but important areas.

What's the weather like?

When to visit Namibia

Namibia can be visited year-round, with the best time depending on what you want to see. The cooler, drier months (April to October) are great for viewing wildlife, while the wetter and hotter green season (November to March) is best for birdlife and general photography.
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    April - October
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    Green season
    November - March

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What makes us different

Why Niarra

Niarra Travel is a forward-thinking travel company headquartered in London born out of a passion to do things differently.

In Swahili, a Bantu language spoken by millions in Eastern, Central and Southern Africa, the name Niara means "with utmost purpose" and our team are united by a passion for exploration and a belief that the right kind of travel can make the world a better place.

Our Travel Researchers are here to create incredible trips with a positive impact for you.

  • Unforgettable experiences

    Creating your trip is entirely collaborative and our Travel Researchers are here for every step.

  • Positive impact

    Curated sustainable experiences and accommodation that maximize the benefits to local people and place.

  • Fairness and transparency

    An open, competitive pricing structure that ensures more money goes to where it's needed in the destination.

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