The image you carry in your head of sand dunes—with sharp, curving crests that separate shadow from light, impossibly high and pristine—you’ll find that image answered and expanded in Namibia. The nation, which won its independence from South Africa in 1990, is rich in extraordinary habitats like the Namib Desert, the Skeleton Coast, the Great Escarpment, and the scrubby, wooded Bushveld. Because of the diversity of ecosystems, the wildlife will wow you: oryx, jackals, elephants, hyena, black rhino, lions, giraffe, ostrich, springbok, leopards, and at the Cheetah Conservation Fund facility, lots of those slim, spotted cats. Signing up for this journey means you’ll enjoy accommodations in wildlife lodges, nature drives in private 4x4 vehicles, and a special, deeper experience of Namibia through a mix of exclusive outings arranged by National Geographic and time spent exploring on your own.
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