Lonely Planet picks Namibia as 2010 Top Value Destination

Each year Lonely Planet picks 10 destinations it believes are the best value for money for that year. In 2010, Namibia makes Lonely Planet’s top value destination list, the only African representative. “Botswana wants big spenders only and South Africa’s not the deal it once was, so southern Africa bargain hunters should head for Namibia Catering to backpackers with an excellent network of tours, minibusses and 4x4 self-drive travelers you can still get by on less than $50 a day. Of course, if you increase your budget, Namibia responds in kind providing excellent value for money in the mid-range market and some steals in the luxury category. Namibia Oryx amibia_Vista Endless Namibia Namibian Elephants Namibia Leopard Namibia Lizard Namibia sunset [Photos by Aftab Uzzaman] Lonely Planet’s top 10 best value destinations are:

  1. Bangladesh
  2. Nicaragua
  3. Washington, DC
  4. Paris
  5. Namibia
  6. Philippines
  7. Argentina
  8. Naples
  9.  Ukraine
  10. Syria
If you are interested in going on a 4x4 adventure here, but find yourself in need of a vehicle, you might want to consider 4x4 hire Namibia to find the perfect vehicle for your travel needs.

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