13 days in Namibia Itinerary

13 days in Namibia Itinerary

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1
Windhoek
— 1 night
2
Sesriem
— 4 nights
3
Swakopmund
— 4 nights
4
Hentiesbaai
— 2 nights
5
Windhoek
— 1 night

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 6th (Mon), tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis and then admire the striking features of Christuskirche.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Windhoek trip maker website.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Johannesburg in July; daily highs in Windhoek reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sesriem.

Things to do in Windhoek

Outdoors Historic Sites Golf
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Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis ©
Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

4
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Get in touch with nature at Sossusvlei and Kuiseb River. Explore Sesriem's surroundings by going to Sossusvlei (Big Daddy Dune & Hidden Vlei). There's more to do: take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Sesriem travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Windhoek to Sesriem takes 7.5 hours. On the 11th (Sat), you're off to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Hidden Vlei ©
Hidden Vlei
Kuiseb River ©
Kuiseb River
Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to German Evangelical Lutheran Church and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Get outdoors at Long Beach Leisure Park and Dorob National Park. There's much more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, and don't miss a visit to Hohenzollernhaus.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Swakopmund trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Sesriem to Swakopmund takes 10.5 hours. In July, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Hentiesbaai.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Long Beach Leisure Park, Dorob National Park
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Safaris

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Hentiesbaai

Hentiesbaai
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Thu): stroll through Cape Cross.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Hentiesbaai road trip app.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Hentiesbaai in 1.5 hours. On the 17th (Fri), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Windhoek.

Things to do in Hentiesbaai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Cross
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Cape Cross
Cape Cross
Zeila Shipwreck ©
Zeila Shipwreck

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Windhoek

On the 18th (Sat), take in the local highlights with Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, use the Windhoek trip itinerary website.

Fly from Hentiesbaai to Windhoek in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle; or drive. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours ©
Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours

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