18 days in Namibia, Chobe National Park & Victoria Falls Itinerary

18 days in Namibia, Chobe National Park & Victoria Falls Itinerary

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Windhoek, Namibia
— 1 night
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Swakopmund, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Uis, Namibia
— 1 night
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Khorixas, Namibia
— 1 night
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Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 3 nights
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Rundu, Namibia
— 1 night
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Katima Mulilo, Namibia
— 2 nights
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Chobe National Park, Botswana
— Few hours
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 1 night

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Windhoek, Namibia

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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, admire the striking features of Christuskirche, and then look for gifts at Herrle & Herma Jewellers.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read our Windhoek road trip app.

Regina, Canada to Windhoek is an approximately 34-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 7 hours traveling from Regina to Windhoek. Traveling from Regina in April, things will get much hotter in Windhoek: highs are around 31°C and lows about 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

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Swakopmund, Namibia

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Thu): examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, take a leisurely stroll along Swakopmund Jetty, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally stop by Karakulia Weavers. Here are some ideas for day two: take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip itinerary tool.

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Swakopmund takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can go by car to Uis.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing

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Uis, Namibia

Uis ©
Uis is a settlement located in Erongo Region, Namibia. Start off your visit on the 18th (Sat): explore the striking landscape at Messum Crater.

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Traveling by car from Swakopmund to Uis takes 5 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Uis when traveling from Swakopmund in April, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Khorixas.

Things to do in Uis

Nature · Parks
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Messum Crater ©
Messum Crater

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Khorixas, Namibia

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. Start off your visit on the 19th (Sun): get engrossed in the history at Experience Darama Culture Museum and then contemplate the waterfront views at Ugab River. Keep things going the next day: take in the dramatic natural features at Burnt Mountain, then explore the striking landscape at Organ Pipes, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest.

To find photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Khorixas trip planning website.

You can drive from Uis to Khorixas in 4.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Khorixas

Nature · Parks · Museums
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Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes
Burnt Mountain ©
Burnt Mountain

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Etosha National Park, Namibia

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.
When in Etosha National Park, make a side trip to see Nakambale museum in Ondangwa, approximately Ondangwa away. It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole and stroll through Etosha.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Khorixas to Etosha National Park. You will leave for Rundu on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks · Wildlife · Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nakambale museum
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Etosha ©
Etosha
Nakambale museum ©
Nakambale museum

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Rundu, Namibia

Rundu ©
Rundu is the capital of the Kavango-East Region, northern Namibia, on the border with Angola on the banks of the Kavango River about 1000m above sea level. Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): look for gifts at FAWENA Kavango Basket Shop and then learn more about the world around you at Mbunza Living Museum.

To find maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Rundu trip itinerary maker tool.

Fly from Etosha National Park to Rundu in 11 hours. Expect a daytime high around 34°C in April, and nighttime lows around 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 25th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Katima Mulilo.

Things to do in Rundu

Museums · Shopping
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Mbunza Living Museum ©
Mbunza Living Museum

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Katima Mulilo, Namibia

Katima Mulilo ©
Katima Mulilo is a town situated in the Caprivi strip and is the capital of the Zambezi Region, Namibia's far northeast extension into central Southern Africa. On the 26th (Sun), head off the coast to Impalila Island.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Katima Mulilo driving holiday planner.

You can fly from Rundu to Katima Mulilo in 5.5 hours. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Katima Mulilo

Nature · Parks
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Impalila Island ©
Impalila Island

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Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park
A trip to Chobe National Park awakens the naturalist in every traveler and opens numerous possibilities for adventure.
To see maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Chobe National Park trip planning site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Katima Mulilo to Chobe National Park. Traveling from Katima Mulilo to Chobe National Park, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. On the 27th (Mon), you'll travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, then explore the striking landscape of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. On the 29th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls day trip site.

Explore your travel options from Chobe National Park to Victoria Falls with the Route module. April in Victoria Falls sees daily highs of 32°C and lows of 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Victoria Falls Bridge ©
Victoria Falls Bridge
Helicopter Tours

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