Guide to Adventure Travel in Namibia

  Namibia is a land of contrasts with breathtaking landscapes that range from vast red desert to rugged mountains and lush plains, as well as fascinating tribes and an abundance of wildlife such as desert elephants, lions and leopards. Therefore it is a prime destination for adventure travel with activities ranging from wilderness camping to sand boarding.   For the ultimate African adventure you can't beat an overland trip, these tend to visit numerous countries and include a variety of activities including cultural trips and wildlife watching.   However, adventure travel within in Namibia itself is plentiful and varies within the country from region to region. For desert adventures you can head into the Namib Desert with its spectacular vast red sand dunes. Here you can enjoy desert safaris where you'll see rare desert elephants or perhaps climb the dunes for spectacular views before sand boarding back down them for extreme thrills.   Or check out the plains of the infamous E