11 days in Namibia Itinerary

11 days in Namibia Itinerary

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11 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Windhoek
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Luderitz
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
3
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  7​h
5
Damaraland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Swakopmund
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + train:  19​h 15​min
End: Brussels

1
night
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.
On the 30th (Thu), browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre and then stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, then tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, and finally look for gifts at Herrle & Herma Jewellers.

For traveler tips, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Windhoek trip planning tool .

Brussels, Belgium to Windhoek is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Brussels to Windhoek is 1 hour. In January, Windhoek is much hotter than Brussels - with highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): appreciate the extensive heritage of Diaz Point and then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To see reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Luderitz day trip app .

Getting from Windhoek to Luderitz by combination of car and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Windhoek in January, plan for a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Luderitz: temperatures range from 28°C by day to 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

1
night
Otjiwarongo

Otjiwarongo ©
When touring Namibia's famous national parks and reserves, you can opt to base your trip in Otjiwarongo, a laid-back town boasting a number of attractions of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund.

To find reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Otjiwarongo trip planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Otjiwarongo in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Luderitz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Otjiwarongo, ranging from highs of 37°C to lows of 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund

1
night
Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
Start off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, read Etosha National Park trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Damaraland.
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1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 4th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein.

For traveler tips, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Damaraland road trip planning website .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Etosha National Park to Damaraland takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Historic Sites
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein

4
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours & Kayaking & Canoeing). The adventure continues: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty.

For other places to visit, reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Swakopmund sightseeing app .

Drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 28°C in February, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Off-Road Tours
Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing

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