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Guideline on what to pack when travelling to Namibia

o You can expect hot, wet summers and cooler, dry winters in Namibia. Generally the days can be quite hot and the evenings and early mornings can be remarkably cool.

o Comfortable, lightweight clothing (cotton fabrics) for the daytime and a sweater or jacket for early mornings and evenings. Some neutral colour clothing is best if you will be undertaking game drives / excursions on your trip.

o Comfortable walking shoes and sandals.

o Protection against the sun - sunblock, hat, sunglasses, lip balm and moisturising lotion.

o Flashlight, binoculars and a good camera with extra film or memory card.

o For electrical small appliances or chargers a conversion plug to a three-pin type outlet.

o Swimsuit as most lodges and hotels have swimming pools.

o Insect repellent, rehydrating solutions or concentrates, diarrhoea medication, malaria prophylaxis (if traveling in malaria areas), bandages, etc.

o Traveller's cheques in US dollars or South African Rands. American Express, MasterCard, DinersClub, Visa, Maestro cards are widely accepted. Some cash to buy souvenirs from street markets.

o Passport (valid for at least 6 months after date of entry) and Visa's if required.

o Please note effective from 1 June 2015 unabridged birth certificates for minors is compulsory for travelling through South African ports of entry/exit. Click here for more info from the Department of Home Affairs.

Sossusvlei Lodge is part of
Taleni Africa - Gateway to ledgendary destinations in Namibia
Visit our other fine products in Namibia
Etosha Village - Fully inclusive and Self-catering Accommodation at Etosha National Park
Desert Camp - Self-catering at the entrance to Sesriem / Sossusvlei
Desert Quiver Camp - Self-catering excellence at the Edge of the Namib
Sossus Oasis Camp Site - Luxury camping at the entrance to Sesriem / Sossusvlei
Sossus Oasis - Service station at the entrance to Sesriem / Sossusvlei
Hotel Zum Kaiser - Exclusive hotel situated in the historic heart of Swakopmund