What you must know about Etosha National Park

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Namibia is a country that is generously endowed with large desert landscape. For those who are yet to discover what truly made Namibia a tourist haven there is the Etosha National pack. If you want to enjoy the real African Safari vacation, just pay a visit, and you will not be disappointed.

Etosha National Park is located in the Northern part of Namibia. It covers more than 100000 Sq. kilometers, which made it the largest forest in the whole world at 1960. But the huge landmass was reduced due to political unrest to a dismal 22000 square kilometers, but still remained one of the most popular National Parks in Africa.

A first time visitor to Etosha National Park will not only be thrilled by its beautiful and breathtaking scenery, will also be amazed by the beautiful facilities that have been prepared to guarantee an exciting and beautiful holiday. There are beautiful camps like Namutoni, Halali and Okaukuejo, linked by beautiful and well maintained roads for easy touring, restaurants that boasts of neat and delicious cuisines, swimming pools, beautiful hotels and camping sites.

The real meaning of Etosha is “Great white place”. Because it is a place that is known for its salt pan with white and greenish surface and also a place that cohabit lots of flamingos during the raining season. The massive presence of flamingos attracts many visitors and photographers every year. Etosha National Park is well endowed with plenty of water to cater for different types of wildlife like rhinos, large cats, elephants, giraffes and many more.

Finally, as a rule to safeguard visitors to prevents poaching. Tourist visiting Etosha National Park are strictly warned to stay inside their vehicles while going round the beautiful park. These measures are implemented on the premises that wild animals are not frightened by vehicles but by people and frightened animals could be very dangerous when approached. Also, poaching is internationally recognized as a serious crime, therefore any visitors that flout this rule will automatically be considered a poacher and the price to be paid could be enormous. So, next time you are going on your next vacation to Etosha National Park, obey the rules and enjoy your well deserved vacation.

Etosha Lillac Breasted Roller (Photo credit: Namibnat)

Elephant in Etosha water hole (Photo credit: Erwint)


Sunset in Etosha pan (Photo credit: enricod)




Etosha National Park, Namibia (Photo credit: Sara&Joachim)

Etosha National Park, Namibia (Photo credit: Sara&Joachim)

Etosha National Park, Namibia (Photo credit: Sara&Joachim)

Ground Squirrel, Etosha National Park (Photo credit: Sara&Joachim)

Etosha National Park, Namibia (Photo credit: Sara&Joachim)

Yellow Mongoose, Etosha National Park, Namibia (Photo credit: Frank.Vassen)

Etosha Oryx (Photo credit: M0Rt3s)



Quelea Flock (Photo credit: Alastair Rae)

I've Got Your Back (Photo credit: Namibnat)

Blick über den Etosha-Nationalpark (Photo credit: aj82)

Etosha National Park, Namibia (Photo credit: Sara&Joachim)

Etosha National Park, Namibia (Photo credit: Sara&Joachim)

Etosha National Park, Namibia (Photo credit: Sara&Joachim)

Etosha National Park, Namibia (Photo credit: Sara&Joachim)

Etosha Springbock Fight (Photo credit: M0Rt3s)

Etosha National Park, Namibia (Photo credit: Sara&Joachim)

Etosha Elephants (Photo credit: M0Rt3s)

Two Palms (Photo credit: Namibnat)

Namibia (Photo credit: jthetzel)

Sociable Weavers Nest (Photo credit: Namibnat)

Twilight waterhole (Photo credit: lawmurray)

Southern Anteater-Chat (Photo credit: Alastair Rae)

zebra (Photo credit: calibansfolly)

Einzelner Löwe (Photo credit: aj82)

IMG_8776 Etosha salt flats (Photo credit: salymfayad)

Namibia (Photo credit: jthetzel)

Namibia (Photo credit: jthetzel)

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