13 days in Namibia Itinerary

13 days in Namibia Itinerary

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13 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Trieste
Fly:  22​h 15​min
1
Swakopmund
— 3 nights
Drive:  4​h
2
Otjiwarongo
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
3
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Windhoek
— 4 nights
Fly:  22​h 30​min
End: Trieste

3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more). There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, browse for treasures at Peter's Antiques, since 1983, tour the pleasant surroundings at Welwitschia Plains, and admire the landmark architecture of Hohenzollernhaus.

For where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Swakopmund route planner .

Trieste, Italy to Swakopmund is an approximately 22.5-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Central African Time (CAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. In August, Swakopmund is little chillier than Trieste - with highs of 24°C and lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Wed) so you can go by car to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
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.
Explore Otjiwarongo's surroundings by going to Omaruru (Kristall Kellerei & Erongo Mountain Winery). The adventure continues: stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund and stroll around Waterberg National Park.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read Otjiwarongo trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Swakopmund to Otjiwarongo by car takes about 4 hours. Traveling from Swakopmund in August, expect nights in Otjiwarongo to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Sat) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trip

Omaruru
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©

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.
On the 16th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

Plan my day in Etosha National Park using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Explore your travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park with the Route module. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Sun) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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, parks, wildlife, and shopping. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Deadvlei, examine the collection at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, look for gifts at Herrle & Herma Jewellers, and admire the striking features of Christuskirche.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Windhoek trip itinerary planning app .

Fly from Etosha National Park to Windhoek in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Expect a daytime high around 30°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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