17 days in Namibia Itinerary

17 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Birmingham
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  33 h
1
Epupa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  16 h 30 min
2
Windhoek
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
5
Swakopmund
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Damaraland
— 1 night
Drive:  7 h 30 min
7
Sesriem
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  23 h
End: Birmingham

2
nights
Epupa

Epupa ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Fri): admire the sheer force of Epupa Falls.

For ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Epupa online trip builder.

Birmingham, UK to Epupa is an approximately 33- hour combination of car and flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Birmingham to Epupa is 1 hour. You'll set off for Windhoek on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Epupa

Parks Nature
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Epupa Falls ©
Epupa Falls

3
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like NamibRand Nature Reserve and Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, read Windhoek tour planner.

Getting from Epupa to Windhoek by combination of car and flight takes about 16.5 hours. In October in Windhoek, expect temperatures between 38°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Wed) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Thu): stroll through Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Etosha National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Etosha National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

1
night
Otjiwarongo

Otjiwarongo ©
When touring Namibia's famous national parks and reserves, you can opt to base your trip in Otjiwarongo, a laid-back town boasting a number of attractions of its own.
On the 9th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo trip itinerary maker.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Etosha National Park to Otjiwarongo. October in Otjiwarongo sees daily highs of 41°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Wildlife Parks
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat

3
nights
Swakopmund

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Step off the beaten path and head to Dune 7 and Kristall Galerie. Step out of Swakopmund to go to Walvis Bay and see Off-Road Tours, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: indulge your taste buds at Food & Drink, see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund vacation website.

You can drive from Otjiwarongo to Swakopmund in 4 hours. Traveling from Otjiwarongo in October, expect nights in Swakopmund to be little chillier, around 13°C, while days are colder, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Mon) early enough to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7
Food Tours

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Tue): contemplate the long history of Twyfelfontein.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Damaraland visit website.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Damaraland in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Sesriem.

Things to do in Damaraland

Historic Sites
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein

2
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Elim Dunes, then take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon, and then get interesting insight from Tours. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 15th (Thu): explore the fascinating landscape at Dune 45 Sossusvlei and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Namib Desert.

To find traveler tips, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Sesriem planning site.

Drive from Damaraland to Sesriem in 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Namib Desert ©
Namib Desert
Dune 45 Sossusvlei ©
Dune 45 Sossusvlei
Elim Dunes ©
Elim Dunes

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