11 days in Namibia Itinerary

11 days in Namibia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Namibia tour itinerary builder

This plan was created by another user. Make it your plan

Route & dates

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3 h 30 min
1
Windhoek
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h 15 min
2
Okahandja
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
3
Damaraland
— Few hours
Drive:  1 h
4
Uis
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
5
Etosha National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Khorixas
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  11 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

few
hours
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.
To see more things to do, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Windhoek online day trip planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 3.5- hour combination of train and flight. You can also fly; or drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Johannesburg to Windhoek. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in September; daily highs in Windhoek reach 34°C and lows reach 16°C. On the 28th (Mon), you're off to Okahandja.

Things to do in Windhoek

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

1
night
Okahandja

Okahandja
Okahandja is a city of 24,100 inhabitants in Otjozondjupa Region, central Namibia, and the district capital of the Okahandja electoral constituency. To see photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Okahandja travel route builder.

Getting from Windhoek to Okahandja by car takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: take a train. In September, daytime highs in Okahandja are 34°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. You will leave for Damaraland on the 29th (Tue).

Things to do in Okahandja

Outdoors Shopping
Find places to stay Sep 28 — 29:

few
hours
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 29th (Tue), take in the dramatic natural features at Messum Crater.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Damaraland online driving holiday planner.

Traveling by car from Okahandja to Damaraland takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, flight, and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Uis.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Messum Crater
Find places to stay Sep 29 — 30:
Highlights from your plan
Messum Crater ©
Messum Crater

2
nights
Uis

Uis ©
Uis is a settlement located in Erongo Region, Namibia. Start off your visit on the 29th (Tue): explore the striking landscape at Messum Crater.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Uis trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Uis takes an hour. On the 1st (Thu), you'll travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Uis

Nature Parks
Find places to stay Sep 29 — Oct 1:
Highlights from your plan
Messum Crater ©
Messum Crater

3
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.
Step out of Etosha National Park with an excursion to Nakambale museum in Ondangwa--about 2 hours away. There's still lots to do: stroll through Etosha and make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For where to stay, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Etosha National Park trip maker tool.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Uis to Etosha National Park. You will leave for Khorixas on the 4th (Sun).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nakambale museum
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha
Nakambale museum ©
Nakambale museum

3
nights
Khorixas

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. On the 5th (Mon), take in the dramatic natural features at Burnt Mountain, then take in the dramatic natural features at Organ Pipes, and then take in the awesome beauty at Burnt Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest and then take an in-depth tour of Experience Darama Culture Museum.

For photos, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Khorixas day trip planning website.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Etosha National Park to Khorixas. On the 7th (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Khorixas

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Burnt Mountain
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes
Burnt Mountain ©
Burnt Mountain
Burnt Mountain ©
Burnt Mountain

Similar Plans

13 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM ZIMBABWE July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: July, outdoors, relaxing, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 14 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA March, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: March, outdoors, beaches, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA December, teens, kids, popular sights Preferences: December, teens, kids Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 19 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM SWITZERLAND August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular & hidden gems Preferences: August, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular & hidden gems Pace: Medium 15 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM NAMIBIA June, romantic, popular sights Preferences: June, romantic Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 13 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM BRAZIL June, popular sights Preferences: June Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 15 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM SWEDEN December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 12 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 14 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM August, popular sights Preferences: August Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 35 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM SOUTH AFRICA June, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, popular sights Preferences: June, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium 8 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM UNITED KINGDOM October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife, hidden gems Preferences: October, culture, outdoors, historic sites, wildlife Attraction style: Hidden gems Pace: Medium 9 days in Namibia BY A USER FROM IRELAND December, popular sights Preferences: December Attraction style: Popular sights Pace: Medium
See more plans