10 days in Namibia Itinerary

10 days in Namibia Itinerary

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10 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  5​h 15​min
1
Swakopmund
— 3 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Walvis Bay
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Okahandja
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
4
Windhoek
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Cape Town

3
nights
Swakopmund

Nestled on Namibia's Atlantic coast and surrounded by the sand dunes of the vast Namib Desert, the resort town of Swakopmund enchants visitors with its distinct German colonial architecture and pleasant climate.
Take a break from Swakopmund with a short trip to Spitzkoppe in Damaraland, about 2 hours away. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, admire the landmark architecture of Hohenzollernhaus, and head outdoors with Outdoor Activities.

To find photos, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Swakopmund holiday app .

Cape Town, South Africa to Swakopmund is an approximately 5.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Parks Outdoors Trails

Side Trip

Spitzkoppe
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Safaris
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

2
nights
Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
On the 9th (Mon), take a leisurely stroll along Walvis Bay Waterfront and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the 10th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7 and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

To find photos, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Walvis Bay day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. In September in Walvis Bay, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to travel to Okahandja.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Walvis Bay Waterfront ©
Walvis Bay Waterfront
Dolphin & Whale Watching

1
night
Okahandja

Okahandja ©
Okahandja is a city of 24,100 inhabitants in Otjozondjupa Region, central Namibia, and the district capital of the Okahandja electoral constituency. Start off your visit on the 11th (Wed): browse the eclectic array of goods at Okahandja Mbangura Woodcarvers Craft Market and then head outdoors with Gross Barmen Hot Springs.

For traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Okahandja trip itinerary builder website .

Do a combination of flight and car from Walvis Bay to Okahandja in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and train. Traveling from Walvis Bay in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Okahandja: highs are around 34°C and lows about 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Wed) so you can go by car to Windhoek.

Things to do in Okahandja

Outdoors Shopping

Side Trip

Gross Barmen Hot Springs
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3
nights
Windhoek

Located in the heart of the country, Namibia's capital city Windhoek receives a constant influx of tourists, in part because of its international airport.
Windhoek is known for museums, parks, wildlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at The Diamond Works, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, and stroll through Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, use the Windhoek driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Okahandja to Windhoek takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In September, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors
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Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

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