13 days in Namibia Itinerary

13 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  16 h 45 min
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Windhoek
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
2
Waterberg Plateau Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 30 min
3
Etosha National Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  5 h 30 min
4
Uis
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h 45 min
5
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 1 night
Drive:  16 h 30 min
7
Keetmanshoop
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  28 h
End: Amsterdam

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Mon): stop by Wecke & Voigts, then stroll through Avis Dam Nature Reserve, then don't miss a visit to Gibeon Meteorites, and finally tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

To find ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Windhoek trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Windhoek is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. In March, Windhoek is much hotter than Amsterdam - with highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Waterberg Plateau Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Parks
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Avis Dam Nature Reserve ©
Avis Dam Nature Reserve
Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis ©
Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis
Gibeon Meteorites ©
Gibeon Meteorites

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Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau Park
Discover how to plan a Waterberg Plateau Park trip in just a few steps with Inspirock's itinerary builder.

Getting from Windhoek to Waterberg Plateau Park by car takes about 5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Waterberg Plateau Park are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. You'll set off for Etosha National Park on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Waterberg Plateau Park

Wildlife Parks
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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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Etosha and Nakambale museum. There's still lots to do: make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read Etosha National Park trip site.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Waterberg Plateau Park to Etosha National Park. You will leave for Uis on the 20th (Fri).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nakambale museum
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Etosha ©
Etosha
Nakambale museum ©
Nakambale museum

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Uis

Uis
Uis is a settlement located in Erongo Region, Namibia. To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Uis trip planner.

Explore your travel options from Etosha National Park to Uis with the Route module. In March, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 27°C. You'll set off for Swakopmund on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Uis

Nature Parks
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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Sat): surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach Leisure Park. On your second day here, cast your line with a fishing tour and then explore the striking landscape at Moon Landscape.

For reviews, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Swakopmund online attractions planner.

You can drive from Uis to Swakopmund in 5 hours. Traveling from Uis in March, expect Swakopmund to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) early enough to drive to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Long Beach Leisure Park, Moon Landscape
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Moon Landscape ©
Moon Landscape

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Namib-Naukluft Park

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Sossusvlei has been added to your itinerary. On the 23rd (Mon), explore the fascinating landscape at Sossusvlei. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: explore the striking landscape of Dorob National Park.

To find traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park day trip planning site.

Getting from Swakopmund to Namib-Naukluft Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 29°C in March, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Keetmanshoop.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Dorob National Park
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Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei

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Keetmanshoop

Keetmanshoop ©
Keetmanshoop is a city in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Upington in South Africa. Start off your visit on the 25th (Wed): walk around Garas Park Rest Camp, then brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, and then see human ingenuity at work at Naute Dam.

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Drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Keetmanshoop in 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and train; or do a combination of car and train. When traveling from Namib-Naukluft Park in March, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Keetmanshoop: temperatures range from 39°C by day to 20°C at night. On the 26th (Thu), you're off to home.

Things to do in Keetmanshoop

Parks Breweries & Distilleries
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Garas Park Rest Camp ©
Garas Park Rest Camp
Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery ©
Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery
Naute Dam ©
Naute Dam