10 days in Namibia Itinerary

10 days in Namibia Itinerary

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10 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Windhoek
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Luderitz
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  5​h 15​min
3
Outjo
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h
4
Omaruru
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
5
Swakopmund
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

3
nights
Windhoek

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.
Get some cultural insight at National Museum of Namibia and Christuskirche. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Namibia Craft Centre and Herrle & Herma Jewellers. There's still lots to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, examine the collection at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, head outdoors with Deadvlei, and tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, refer to the Windhoek journey planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. In March, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Namibia Craft Centre ©
Namibia Craft Centre
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): kick back and relax at Agate Beach, then contemplate the long history of Kolmanskop Ghost Town, and then pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche.

For more things to do, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Luderitz trip maker website .

Do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Windhoek, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Luderitz, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Outjo.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach

1
day
Outjo

Outjo ©
Start off your visit on the 13th (Wed): look for gifts at Namibia (SWA) Gemstones.

For reviews, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, read our Outjo road trip planning tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Outjo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Luderitz in March, expect Outjo to be a bit warmer, temps between 35°C and 20°C. You'll have a few hours on the 13th (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Omaruru.

Things to do in Outjo

Shopping
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Namibia (SWA) Gemstones ©
Namibia (SWA) Gemstones

1
night
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Thu): learn about winemaking at Kristall Kellerei, then browse the exhibits of Tikoloshe Afrika, and then do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery.

Planning Omaruru trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

You can drive from Outjo to Omaruru in 2 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 14th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Omaruru

Wineries Shopping Museums
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Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Erongo Mountain Winery
Kristall Kellerei ©
Kristall Kellerei
Tikoloshe Afrika ©
Tikoloshe Afrika

3
nights
Swakopmund

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.
Do your shopping at Die Muschel and Platz Am Meer. When in Swakopmund, make a side trip to see Dolphin & Whale Watching in Walvis Bay, approximately 42 minutes away. Next up on the itinerary: examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, walk around Long Beach Leisure Park, and admire the landmark architecture of Hohenzollernhaus.

To find more things to do, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Swakopmund tour itinerary planner .

You can drive from Omaruru to Swakopmund in 2.5 hours. March in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Safaris
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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