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Etosha National Park, Namibia

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Home to hundreds of species of birds, reptiles, and mammals, Etosha National Park represents a haven for endangered animals, which expands across a salty flat area of 22,270 sq km (8,600 sq mi). The reserve shelters rare species that can withstand harsh hypersaline conditions, including flamingos and pelicans, which come during the brief occurrence of water in the summer. Go on a safari tour or visit the viewing decks to observe large animals--such as rhinoceroses, lions, zebras, and elephants. The weather can get severely hot here, so carry extra water and sufficient sunscreen. For travelers who use our international travel planner, Etosha National Park holidays become easier to arrange, with trips to the Etosha National Park and other attractions mapped out and timetabled.
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  • August 12, 2017
    It takes between 2 and 3 days to visit West East attention if you stayed in a hotel overnight in the Park take an entry for 2 days, otherwise it is out 24 h after returning opening to the Sunrise close to sunset the DAC from 6 h to 17 h 30 in August a lot of water are unforgettable as the antipathy of the staff and dirt from the toilet of the few areas Picnic
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  • August 11, 2017
    Etosha NP is a very large park but animals do you see here. It's good to do to drive even though the roads are not very good. Row sure to the drinking spots, there you will see most of the animals. A full day is sufficient to visit the park. If you want to see lions, you are going to be on game drive with a ranger.
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  • August 11, 2017
    OMG there are no words to describe this beauty. Once entering the park you're in the middle of all the wildlife. There is so much to see and even in the morning things look completely different in the...  more »

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Where to stay in Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park provides a couple of fenced camping areas for visitors who choose to stay in the vicinity, some of which have both private lodges as well as designated campsites. Camping outside of these areas is not allowed, and you can only check in or leave before the sun sets. Every campsite features waterholes equipped with floodlights, so you can admire the animals throughout your stay--especially at night, when you might see rhinos gathering to drink.
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