Usakos is situated about 150 km east of Swakopmund and about 30 km west of Karibib along the B2. The town has about 18,700 inhabitants. Usakos was originally built as railway station between Swakopmund and Windhoek. About 40 km north the Erongo Mountains are to be found and about 50 km away the well-known Spitzkoppe, also known as the “Matterhorn of Namibia”. Surrounded by mountains, Usakos is quite picturesque. Certain spots around the town show the longest uninterrupted horizon in the world. It is the closest town to the Spitzkoppe, often referred to as the “Matterhorn of Namibia”.

The town still has some beautiful colonial buildings. A speciality of the town is toys made of wire, which are sold here.

To read more about the town and district click on the following link Usakos 

STAYenRoute, have identified the following personalized places of accommodation, in Usakos that we recommend to our clients.

Opi Kopi Guest Farm


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