18 days in Namibia Itinerary

18 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Windhoek
— 2 nights
2
Katima Mulilo
— 1 night
3
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
4
Uis
— 4 nights
5
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 2 nights
6
Swakopmund
— 5 nights

2
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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre.

To find reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Windhoek vacation tool.

Munich, Germany to Windhoek is an approximately 17-hour flight. Expect warmer temperatures when traveling from Munich in January; daily highs in Windhoek reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can travel to Katima Mulilo.

Things to do in Windhoek

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

1
night
Katima Mulilo

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 18th (Sat), step off the mainland to explore Impalila Island.

For traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Katima Mulilo day trip tool.

You can fly from Windhoek to Katima Mulilo in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle, train, car, and bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Katima Mulilo

Nature Parks
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Impalila Island ©
Impalila Island

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 19th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Etosha National Park travel route site.

Getting from Katima Mulilo to Etosha National Park by flight takes about 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sun) early enough to travel to Uis.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

4
nights
Uis

Uis ©
Uis is a settlement located in Erongo Region, Namibia. Venture out of the city with trips to Damaraland (Damara Living Museum, Twyfelfontein, &more). There's more to do: take in the dramatic natural features at Messum Crater.

For more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Uis online itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Etosha National Park to Uis with the Route module. You'll set off for Namib-Naukluft Park on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Uis

Nature Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Damaraland
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Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

2
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.
On the 24th (Fri), admire all the interesting features of Spreetshoogte Pass. Keep things going the next day: take in breathtaking views at Kuiseb River.

To see reviews, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Namib-Naukluft Park road trip site.

Traveling by car from Uis to Namib-Naukluft Park takes 4 hours. In January in Namib-Naukluft Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. On the 25th (Sat), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Outdoors Nature Parks
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Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass
Kuiseb River ©
Kuiseb River

5
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty, don't miss a visit to Hohenzollernhaus, and push the limits with an extreme tour.

To find other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Swakopmund trip tool.

Traveling by car from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund takes 1.5 hours. January in Swakopmund sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Walvis Bay Waterfront ©
Walvis Bay Waterfront

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