Northern Namibia offers a variety of scenery, wildlife and experiences that are hard to beat elsewhere in the world.
The harsh landscapes of the Skeleton Coast and Damaraland, with its desert adapted flora and fauna will leave a lasting impression.
The Himba are one of Africa's great historical tribes and visiting them can prove to be an enlightening experience. Twyfelfontein, in Damaraland, has some of the most extensive rock art in Africa, some of which dates back almost 6000 years.
Wildlife of Northern Namibia
There are also excellent wildlife viewing opportunities both in Etosha National Park and along the Caprivi Strip. Thriving birdlife and seal colonies inhabit the shores around Swakopmund and in the Walvis Bay lagoon.
Places to visit in Northern Namibia
Featuring heavily on our experiences of visiting Northern Namibia, these selected places are destinations that also prove consistently popular with our travellers. Our specialists can help you choose how to include them in your wider trip, based on your preferences.
Suggested itineraries featuring Northern Namibia
Our itineraries will give you suggestions for what is possible when you travel in Northern Namibia, and they showcase routes we know work particularly well. Treat them as inspiration, because your trip will be created uniquely by one of our specialists.
Map of Northern Namibia
Places & hotels on the map
Places in and around Northern Namibia
- The Central Highlands Northern Namibia
- Damaraland Northern Namibia
- Etosha National Park Northern Namibia
- Kaokoland Northern Namibia
- Khaudum National Park Northern Namibia
- Nyae Nyae Conservancy Northern Namibia
- The Skeleton Coast Northern Namibia
- Swakopmund and Pelican Point Northern Namibia
- Walvis Bay Northern Namibia
- Windhoek Northern Namibia
- Waterberg Plateau 153 miles away
- Rundu 175 miles away
- Erongo Mountains 258 miles away
Accommodation choices for Northern Namibia
We’ve selected a range of accommodation options for when you visit Northern Namibia. Our choices usually come recommended for their character, facilities and service or location. Our specialists always aim to suggest properties that match your preferences.