35 days in Namibia Itinerary

35 days in Namibia Itinerary

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35 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Walvis Bay
Drive:  5​h 30​min
1
Otavi
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Rundu
— 11 nights
Fly:  5​h 15​min
3
Walvis Bay
— 8 nights
Drive:  6​h
4
Tsumeb
— 1 night
Drive:  45​min
5
Grootfontein
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 30​min
6
Tsumkwe
— 2 nights
7
Tsumkwe
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  18​h 15​min
8
Kongola
— 3 nights
Drive:  1​h 45​min
9
Katima Mulilo
— 1 night
Fly:  18​h 45​min
End: Walvis Bay

2
nights
Otavi

Otavi
Otavi is a town of 4,000 inhabitants in the Otjozondjupa Region of central Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mundulea Nature Reserve.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Otavi journey app .

Walvis Bay to Otavi is an approximately 5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of flight, train, and car. Expect little chillier evenings in Otavi when traveling from Walvis Bay in June, with lows around 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Rundu.

Things to do in Otavi

Wildlife Parks
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11
nights
Rundu

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. Rundu is known for museums and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: get engrossed in the history at Mbunza Living Museum and stop by FAWENA Kavango Basket Shop.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Rundu trip planner .

Getting from Otavi to Rundu by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Otavi in June, Rundu is a bit warmer at night with lows of 11°C. On the 19th (Fri), you'll travel to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Rundu

Museums Shopping
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Mbunza Living Museum ©
Mbunza Living Museum

8
nights
Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Walvis Bay: Kuiseb River (in Namib-Naukluft Park) and Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station). There's lots more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront, see Off-Road Tours, and enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach Leisure Park.

For traveler tips, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Walvis Bay travel route builder app .

Fly from Rundu to Walvis Bay in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and bus; or drive. When traveling from Rundu in June, plan for slightly colder days and about the same nights in Walvis Bay: temperatures range from 26°C by day to 12°C at night. On the 27th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Parks Tours

Side Trips

Gobabeb, Kuiseb River
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Off-Road Tours
Walvis Bay Waterfront ©
Walvis Bay Waterfront

1
night
Tsumeb

Tsumeb ©
Tsumeb is a city of 15,000 inhabitants and the largest town in Oshikoto region in northern Namibia. You've now added Otjikoto Lake to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 28th (Sun): make a trip to Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village, then head outdoors with Expedite Aviation, and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Guinas. Here are some ideas for day two: brush up on your military savvy at Tsumeb Museum, explore the activities along Otjikoto Lake, and then make a trip to Tsumeb Art and Craft Center.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Tsumeb trip planner .

Traveling by car from Walvis Bay to Tsumeb takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and train; or do a combination of bus, shuttle, and car. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Walvis Bay in June since evenings lows in Tsumeb dip to 5°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Mon) early enough to drive to Grootfontein.

Things to do in Tsumeb

Parks Nature Outdoors
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Otjikoto Lake ©
Otjikoto Lake
Tsumeb Museum ©
Tsumeb Museum
Lake Guinas ©
Lake Guinas

2
nights
Grootfontein

Grootfontein ©
Grootfontein is a city of 23,793 inhabitants in the Otjozondjupa Region of central Namibia. You've now added Hoba Meteorite to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 30th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of Alte Fort Museum and then admire all the interesting features of Hoba Meteorite.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, refer to the Grootfontein route builder app .

You can drive from Tsumeb to Grootfontein in an hour. In June, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 5°C. On the 1st (Wed), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Grootfontein

Parks Nature Museums
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Hoba Meteorite ©
Hoba Meteorite
Alte Fort Museum ©
Alte Fort Museum

2
nights
Tsumkwe

Tsumkwe ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): see the interesting displays at Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum.

To find photos, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, use the Tsumkwe day trip website .

Drive from Grootfontein to Tsumkwe in 8.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Tsumkwe.

Things to do in Tsumkwe

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mahango Game Reserve
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Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum ©
Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum
Mahango Game Reserve ©
Mahango Game Reserve

1
night
Tsumkwe

Tsumkwe
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Fri): stop by G!hunku Crafts.

To find maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Tsumkwe vacation planner.

On the 4th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Tsumkwe

Shopping
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3
nights
Kongola

Kongola ©
Kongola is a village and the district capital of the Kongola Constituency in Namibia's Caprivi Strip. Go for a jaunt from Kongola to Nkasa Rupala National Park to see Nkasa Rupara National Park about 1h 20 min away. There's more to do: examine the collection at Mafwe Living Museum and stop by Mashi Crafts.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Kongola itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and ferry from Tsumkwe to Kongola takes 18.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Kongola are 30°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. On the 8th (Wed), you're off toKatima Mulilo.

Things to do in Kongola

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Nkasa Rupara National Park
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Nkasa Rupara National Park ©
Nkasa Rupara National Park
Mafwe Living Museum ©
Mafwe Living Museum
Mashi Crafts ©
Mashi Crafts

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. To find more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Katima Mulilo vacation builder site .

Traveling by car from Kongola to Katima Mulilo takes 2 hours. You'll set off for home on the 9th (Thu).

Things to do in Katima Mulilo

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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