45 days in Etosha National Park & Howick Itinerary

45 days in Etosha National Park & Howick Itinerary

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45 days in Etosha National Park & Howick Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Drive:  17 h 30 min
1
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 20 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  18 h 30 min
2
Howick, South Africa
— 23 nights
Fly:  3 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

20
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.
When in Etosha National Park, make a side trip to see Nakambale museum in Ondangwa, approximately Ondangwa away. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Etosha and make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park tour itinerary planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Etosha National Park is an approximately 14.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. You will leave for Howick on the 7th (Sun).

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

23
nights
Howick, South Africa

Sitting 1,050 m (3,445 ft) above sea level, Howick boasts waterfalls, gorges, and rivers, and was the site of Nelson Mandela's arrest in 1962.
Explore hidden gems such as Spion Kop Battlefield and Abingdon Wine Estate. Popular historic sites such as St Matthews Church and St Luke's Anglican Church are in your itinerary. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Howick: The Himeville Museum (in Himeville), Marutswa Forest Trail and Boardwalk (in Bulwer) and Winterton (River Rafting & Tubing, Dragon Rock Reptile Centre, &more). There's still lots to do: ride a horse along Stormy Hill Trails & Tails, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Maloti Drakensberg Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Kwa Cheetah Breeding Project, and see the interesting displays at Ladysmith Siege Museum.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Howick online attractions planner .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Howick. In June, daytime highs in Howick are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 6°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Howick

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Underberg, Nottingham Road, Winterton, Ladysmith, UKhahlamba-Drakensberg Park
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River Rafting & Tubing
Spion Kop Battlefield ©
Spion Kop Battlefield
The Himeville Museum ©
The Himeville Museum

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