Otjiwarongo is a city in the Otjozundjupa Region of Namibia. Its name means “place where fat cattle graze” and was derived from the city’s pouring opportunities for prosperity.
Otjiwarongo is the capital city of the region and is one of busiest cities offering excellent facilities such as banks, supermarkets and hospitals. The city is a 2-hour drive from Windhoek, Tsumeb, Otavi, Grootfontein and the Etosha National Park making it very central and a perfect holiday destination. The city is conveniently located within major transport links, one of them being the TransNamib railway. Otjiwarongo is also along the B6 which is easily connected to the N1 making it easier to travel from travel from South Africa.
Otjiwarongo also boasts close proximity to some of the best private game reserves and farms Namibia has to offer. Take some time to visit the private games and marvel upon the site of a splendid array of wildlife. One can spot the giraffe, leopard, rhino other small animals that frolic around the area. Accompanied by the great climate which enjoys the sunny weather for most parts of the year, Otjiwarongo is one of the best destinations in Southern Africa where a true African safari can be experienced at best. Other places of interest include the Waterberg Plateau Park, the Cheetah Conservation, and the Crocodile Ranch.
If you are planning your next vacation, be sure to list Otjiwarongo as one of your top destinations. Enjoy a lifetime of a vacation with the excellent accommodation in Otjiwarongo that is widely available in luxury safari lodges, upmarket guest houses, lodges and an excellent resort in the Waterberg National Park.