11 days in Khomas Region & Swakopmund Itinerary

11 days in Khomas Region & Swakopmund Itinerary

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11 days in Khomas Region & Swakopmund Itinerary

Start: Gaborone
Fly:  2​h 15​min
1
Windhoek
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
2
Swakopmund
— 7 nights
Fly:  7​h
End: Gaborone

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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Deadvlei, contemplate the long history of Katutura Township, see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, and identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek travel route builder tool .

Gaborone, Botswana to Windhoek is an approximately 2.5-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 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

7
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.
Explore Swakopmund's surroundings by going to Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay Waterfront, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Spitzkoppe (in Damaraland). There's lots more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, tour the pleasant surroundings at Welwitschia Plains, get interesting insight from Tours, and buy something for everyone on your list at Platz Am Meer.

To see traveler tips, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Swakopmund route planning app .

Getting from Windhoek to Swakopmund by combination of flight and car takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and car. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Windhoek in March: highs in Swakopmund hover around 29°C, while lows dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Spitzkoppe
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Off-Road Tours
Safaris
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe

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