11 days in Namibia Itinerary

11 days in Namibia Itinerary

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11 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Windhoek
1
Windhoek
— 1 night
Train:  5​h
2
Hardap Region
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Sesriem
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  9​h 15​min
5
Etosha National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Waterberg Plateau Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
End: Windhoek

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Maerua Mall as well as Warehouse Theatre.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Windhoek vacation builder.

If you are flying in from Canada, the closest major airport is Hosea Kutako International Airport. In June, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 8°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can take a train to Hardap Region.

Things to do in Windhoek

Nightlife Shopping
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Warehouse Theatre ©
Warehouse Theatre
Maerua Mall ©
Maerua Mall

1
night
Hardap Region

Hardap Region
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): admire all the interesting features of Tsaris Pass.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Hardap Region holiday planner.

Getting from Windhoek to Hardap Region by train takes about 5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Hardap Region can reach 28°C, while at night they dip to 7°C. On the 25th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Sesriem.

Things to do in Hardap Region

Scenic Drive Outdoors
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nights
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Deadvlei, Sossusvlei, Namib Desert, and other attractions you added. On the 25th (Sun), explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon.

For ratings, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Sesriem trip generator.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Hardap Region to Sesriem. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Dune 45 Sossusvlei ©
Dune 45 Sossusvlei

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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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours as well as Daredevil Adventures. On the 27th (Tue), pause for some serene contemplation at German Evangelical Lutheran Church.

To find more things to do and tourist information, go to the Swakopmund holiday planner.

You can drive from Sesriem to Swakopmund in 9.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 11°C. You will leave for Etosha National Park on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Historic Sites
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German Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours ©
Swakopmund Fat Bike Tours
Daredevil Adventures ©
Daredevil Adventures

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nights
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.
You've now added Lake Guinas to your itinerary. On the next day, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Etosha National Park.

To find ratings, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, go to the Etosha National Park holiday planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Swakopmund to Etosha National Park in 9.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to travel to Waterberg Plateau Park.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Lake Guinas
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Lake Guinas ©
Lake Guinas

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night
Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Waterberg National Park.

To see more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Waterberg Plateau Park trip itinerary maker.

Explore your travel options from Etosha National Park to Waterberg Plateau Park with the Route module. In July in Waterberg Plateau Park, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 8°C at night. On the 3rd (Mon), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Waterberg Plateau Park

Parks

Side Trip

Waterberg National Park
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Waterberg National Park ©
Waterberg National Park

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