11 days in Namibia Itinerary

11 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
2
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
3
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
4
Luderitz
— 1 night
5
Windhoek
— 4 nights

2
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.
Step out of Swakopmund to go to Walvis Bay and see Dolphin & Whale Watching, which is approximately 42 minutes away. There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach Leisure Park, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7.

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Doha, Qatar to Swakopmund is an approximately 16-hour flight. The time zone changes from Arabian Standard Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a -2 hour difference. Expect cooler temperatures when traveling from Doha in July; daily highs in Swakopmund reach °C and lows reach °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7

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 4th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park trip itinerary maker app.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Swakopmund to Etosha National Park in 8.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Sun): stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo trip site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Otjiwarongo. Expect a daytime high around °C in July, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 6th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point and then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Luderitz trip planning site.

Getting from Otjiwarongo to Luderitz by combination of car and flight takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Otjiwarongo in July, expect nights in Luderitz to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit cooler, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

4
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, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, sample the fine beverages at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia.

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Traveling by flight from Luderitz to Windhoek takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In July, daytime highs in Windhoek are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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