26 days in Victoria Falls, Botswana & Namibia Itinerary

26 days in Victoria Falls, Botswana & Namibia Itinerary

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26 days in Victoria Falls, Botswana & Namibia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam, Holland
Fly + Drive:  16​h
1
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Chobe National Park, Botswana
— 3 nights
Fly:  4​h
3
Ngamiland East, Botswana
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
4
Windhoek, Namibia
— 6 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
5
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7​h
6
Damaraland, Namibia
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 5 nights
Fly:  17​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam, Holland


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3
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge, then admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour. On the next day, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally take in the exciting artwork at Prime Art Gallery.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls trip site .

Amsterdam, Holland to Victoria Falls is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle; or do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Victoria Falls is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in November, expect Victoria Falls to be much warmer, temps between 38°C and 23°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to travel to Chobe National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Zipline

3
nights
Chobe National Park, Botswana

Chobe National Park ©
Chobe National Park is known for parks, wildlife, outdoors, nature, and adventure. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Savute Reserve, make a trip to Boab Prison Tree, Kasane, and explore the activities along Linyanti River.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Chobe National Park trip builder website .

Traveling by shuttle from Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park takes 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Thu) to allow time for the flight to Ngamiland East.

Things to do in Chobe National Park

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Savute Reserve ©
Savute Reserve
Nogatsaa and Tchinga ©
Nogatsaa and Tchinga
Serondela Reserve ©
Serondela Reserve

3
nights
Ngamiland East, Botswana

Ngamiland East ©
Step out of Ngamiland East with an excursion to Moremi Wildlife Reserve in Moremi Game Reserve--about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 15th (Fri) in the pleasant surroundings of NG/32 Okavango Kopano Mokoro Community Trust. Spend the 17th (Sun) exploring at Okavango River.

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Traveling by flight from Chobe National Park to Ngamiland East takes 4 hours. In November in Ngamiland East, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 24°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Ngamiland East

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Moremi Wildlife Reserve
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Moremi Wildlife Reserve ©
Moremi Wildlife Reserve
Okavango River ©
Okavango River

6
nights
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.
Windhoek is known for museums, parks, wildlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and stroll through Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve.

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Traveling by flight from Ngamiland East to Windhoek takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Ngamiland East in November, Windhoek is little chillier at night with lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

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

2
nights
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.
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Etosha National Park trip itinerary site .

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Etosha National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. On the 25th (Mon), you'll travel to Damaraland.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

2
nights
Damaraland, Namibia

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum.

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

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Etosha National Park to Damaraland takes 7 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Historic Sites Museums
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

5
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay Waterfront, Kayaking & Canoeing, & more). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, stroll through Welwitschia Plains, take in the architecture and atmosphere at German Evangelical Lutheran Church, and don't miss a visit to Hohenzollernhaus.

To see ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Swakopmund trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 3 hours. In November in Swakopmund, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 15°C at night. You'll have a few hours on the 2nd (Mon) to wrap things up before traveling home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

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