12 days in Namibia Itinerary

12 days in Namibia Itinerary

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12 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Los Angeles
Fly:  33​h
1
Windhoek
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Etosha National Park
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Walvis Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  33​h
End: Los Angeles

4
nights
Windhoek

Windhoek ©
Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and contemplate the long history of Katutura Township.

To find reviews, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Windhoek travel planner .

Los Angeles, USA to Windhoek is an approximately 33-hour flight. Traveling from Los Angeles to Windhoek, you'll lose 10 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from Los Angeles, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek, ranging from highs of 90°F to lows of 61°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
Highlights from your plan
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

2
nights
Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park ©
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
On the 8th (Thu), stroll through Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see traveler tips, ratings, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Etosha National Park attractions planner .

Fly from Windhoek to Etosha National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. You will leave for Walvis Bay on the 9th (Fri).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

2
nights
Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): take a leisurely stroll along Walvis Bay Waterfront and then take a memorable tour with Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7 and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Walvis Bay tour itinerary planner .

Traveling by flight from Etosha National Park to Walvis Bay takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle and bus; or do a combination of shuttle and train. In October, daily temperatures in Walvis Bay can reach 71°F, while at night they dip to 53°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Kayaking & Canoeing
Off-Road Tours
Walvis Bay Waterfront ©
Walvis Bay Waterfront

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