10 days in Namibia & Johannesburg Itinerary

10 days in Namibia & Johannesburg Itinerary

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10 days in Namibia & Johannesburg Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg, South Africa
Drive:  13​h 30​min
1
Keetmanshoop, Namibia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
2
Ais-Ais, Namibia
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
3
Rosh Pinah, Namibia
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
4
Luderitz, Namibia
— 1 night
Fly:  11​h 15​min
5
Johannesburg, South Africa
— 4 nights
End: Johannesburg, South Africa

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night
Keetmanshoop, Namibia

Keetmanshoop ©
Keetmanshoop is a city in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Upington in South Africa. Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sun): admire the engineering at Naute Dam, sample the fine beverages at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, and then stroll around Garas Park Rest Camp.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Keetmanshoop online driving holiday planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Keetmanshoop is an approximately 13-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of flight and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) early enough to travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Keetmanshoop

Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Garas Park Rest Camp ©
Garas Park Rest Camp
Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery ©
Naute Dam ©
Naute Dam

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Ais-Ais, Namibia

Ais-Ais ©
On the 2nd (Mon), take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon Nationalpark and then take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon.

For maps, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Ais-Ais attractions planner.

You can drive from Keetmanshoop to Ais-Ais in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Rosh Pinah.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Parks Nature
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Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark ©
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark

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Rosh Pinah, Namibia

Rosh Pinah
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Tue): examine the collection at Rosh Pinah Geo Centre.

For photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read Rosh Pinah vacation builder .

Getting from Ais-Ais to Rosh Pinah by car takes about 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Tue) to allow time for travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Rosh Pinah

Museums
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Luderitz, Namibia

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 4th (Wed), visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche, and then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To see traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Luderitz trip itinerary site .

You can drive from Rosh Pinah to Luderitz in 3 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel to Johannesburg.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

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nights
Johannesburg, South Africa

Johannesburg ©
Founded when gold was discovered in the area in the late 19th century, Johannesburg quickly grew into a bustling metropolis, South Africa's largest city and the region's economic hub.
Go for a jaunt from Johannesburg to Pretoria to see Voortrekker Monument about 46 minutes away. There's lots more to do: see the interesting displays at Apartheid Museum, try your luck at Emperors Palace, look for gifts at Finders Keepers Market, and make a trip to Nelson Mandela Square.

To see ratings, maps, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Johannesburg day trip tool .

Explore your travel options from Luderitz to Johannesburg with the Route module. Traveling from Luderitz in September, you will find days in Johannesburg are a bit warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Johannesburg

Fun & Games Casinos Tours

Side Trips

Sandton, Voortrekker Monument, Emperors Palace
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Apartheid Museum ©
Apartheid Museum
Safaris
Gold Reef City ©
Gold Reef City

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