15 days in Namibia Itinerary

15 days in Namibia Itinerary

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15 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Albany
Fly + Drive:  41​h
1
Etosha National Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Waterberg Plateau Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h 45​min
4
Windhoek
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Albany

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 5th (Mon), stroll through Etosha Pan and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Etosha National Park trip itinerary builder app .

Albany, USA to Etosha National Park is an approximately 41-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Albany to Etosha National Park is 7 hours. You'll set off for Otjiwarongo on the 6th (Tue).

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Etosha ©
Etosha

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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 7th (Wed), stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund.

For other places to visit, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Otjiwarongo trip planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Otjiwarongo. In July, daytime highs in Otjiwarongo are 78°F, while nighttime lows are 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can drive to Waterberg Plateau Park.

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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund

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Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau Park ©
Escape the urban bustle at Okonjima Game Reserve and Mundulea Nature Reserve.

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Drive from Otjiwarongo to Waterberg Plateau Park in 2.5 hours. In July in Waterberg Plateau Park, expect temperatures between 78°F during the day and 46°F at night. On the 10th (Sat), you'll travel to Windhoek.

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Mundulea Nature Reserve
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Okonjima Game Reserve ©
Okonjima Game Reserve

3
nights
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.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, stop by Barrel & Grove, Wine and Olive Merchants, and admire the landmark architecture of Christuskirche.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read Windhoek attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Waterberg Plateau Park to Windhoek takes 5 hours. When traveling from Waterberg Plateau Park in July, plan for little chillier days in Windhoek, with highs around 73°F, while nights are about the same with lows around 46°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can travel to Namib-Naukluft Park.

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Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve ©
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve

3
nights
Namib-Naukluft Park

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Wed): cruise along Spreetshoogte Pass and then cruise along Kuiseb Pass. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Gobabeb Desert Research Station.

For ratings, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read Namib-Naukluft Park online vacation planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Windhoek to Namib-Naukluft Park in 1.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In July, plan for daily highs up to 73°F, and evening lows to 50°F. You'll set off for home on the 16th (Fri).

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

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Side Trips

Kuiseb Pass, Gobabeb Desert Research Station
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Gobabeb Desert Research Station ©
Gobabeb Desert Research Station
Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass
Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass

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