17 days in Namibia Itinerary

17 days in Namibia Itinerary

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17 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Frankfurt
Fly:  14 h 30 min
1
Windhoek
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
3
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6 h 45 min
4
Opuwo
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Epupa
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Shuttle:  28 h
6
Etosha National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 30 min
7
Gobabis
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
8
Windhoek
— 2 nights
Fly:  14 h 30 min
End: Frankfurt

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Thu): see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find reviews, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Windhoek trip planner .

Frankfurt, Germany to Windhoek is an approximately 14.5-hour flight. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Frankfurt to Windhoek due to the time zone difference. In February, Windhoek is warmer than Frankfurt - with highs of 37°C and lows of 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Windhoek

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

2
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.
On the 22nd (Fri), identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at German Evangelical Lutheran Church. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, and then push the limits with an extreme tour.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Swakopmund trip itinerary planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Windhoek to Swakopmund in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Traveling from Windhoek in February, you will find days in Swakopmund are a bit cooler (28°C), and nights are about the same (18°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 24th (Sun), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brandberg Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 25th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum and then appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein.

For more things to do, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Damaraland online route builder .

Drive from Swakopmund to Damaraland in 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Damaraland

Parks Nature Museums
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum
Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain

1
night
Opuwo

Opuwo ©
Opuwo is the capital of the Kunene Region in north-western Namibia. Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): take an in-depth tour of The Ovahimba Living Museum.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Opuwo trip site .

You can drive from Damaraland to Opuwo in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Wed) so you can travel to Epupa.

Things to do in Opuwo

Museums
Find places to stay Feb 26 — 27:
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The Ovahimba Living Museum ©
The Ovahimba Living Museum

1
night
Epupa

Epupa ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): admire the sheer force of Epupa Falls.

Plan my trip to Epupa with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Opuwo to Epupa. On the 28th (Thu), you'll travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Epupa

Parks Nature
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Epupa Falls ©
Epupa Falls

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 2nd (Sat), stroll through Etosha Pan and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find where to stay, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car, flight, and shuttle from Epupa to Etosha National Park takes 28 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll set off for Gobabis on the 3rd (Sun).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

2
nights
Gobabis

Gobabis ©
Gobabis is a city in eastern Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Mon): explore and take pictures at Zelda Guest and Game Farm and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Harnas Wildlife Foundation.

Take the guesswork out of planning a Gobabis vacation by using our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Etosha National Park to Gobabis by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. On the 5th (Tue), you're off toWindhoek.

Things to do in Gobabis

Parks Wildlife
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Highlights from your plan
Harnas Wildlife Foundation ©
Harnas Wildlife Foundation
Zelda Guest and Game Farm ©
Zelda Guest and Game Farm

2
nights
Windhoek

Windhoek ©
On the 5th (Tue), stroll through Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 6th (Wed): make a trip to Heroes Acre, take in nature's colorful creations at Parliament Gardens, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve.

Before you visit Windhoek, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Getting from Gobabis to Windhoek by combination of car and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Namibia Craft Centre ©
Namibia Craft Centre
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve ©
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve

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