14 days in Namibia Itinerary

14 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Fish River Region
— 2 nights
2
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 3 nights
3
Swakopmund
— 3 nights
4
Damaraland
— 1 night
5
Khorixas
— 1 day
6
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
7
Windhoek
— 1 night

2
nights
Fish River Region

Fish River Region ©
The Fish River Canyon, is located in the south of Namibia. Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): stroll around /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park and then explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon.

For ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Fish River Region trip planner.

Kimberley, South Africa to Fish River Region is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. The time zone difference when traveling from Kimberley to Fish River Region is minus 1 hour. You will leave for Namib-Naukluft Park on the 28th (Mon).

Things to do in Fish River Region

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon

3
nights
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Namib-Naukluft Park: Gobabeb Desert Research Station (in Gobabeb) and Tropic of Capricorn Sign (in Solitaire). There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Big Daddy Dune, take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon, and take in the dramatic natural features at Elim Dunes.

For maps, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Namib-Naukluft Park trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Fish River Region to Namib-Naukluft Park takes 13 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of train and car. In December in Namib-Naukluft Park, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Fri) so you can drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gobabeb Desert Research Station, Tropic of Capricorn Sign
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Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune
Dune 45 Sossusvlei ©
Dune 45 Sossusvlei
Gobabeb Desert Research Station ©
Gobabeb Desert Research Station

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.
When in Swakopmund, make a side trip to see Off-Road Tours in Walvis Bay, approximately Walvis Bay away. And it doesn't end there: see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, since 1983, and take a leisurely stroll along Swakopmund Jetty.

To find other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, use the Swakopmund vacation planner.

You can drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund in 1.5 hours. In January, daily temperatures in Swakopmund can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) so you can drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Off-Road Tours
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Safaris

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spitzkoppe. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Tue): hike along Spitzkoppe and then appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein.

To see where to stay, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Damaraland trip itinerary tool.

Getting from Swakopmund to Damaraland by car takes about 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Khorixas.

Things to do in Damaraland

Trails Nature Outdoors
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe

1
day
Khorixas

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. Start off your visit on the 6th (Wed): explore the striking landscape at Burnt Mountain, take in the dramatic natural features at Organ Pipes, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Khorixas attractions planner.

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Khorixas takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Wed) early enough to drive to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Khorixas

Nature Parks
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Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes
Burnt Mountain ©
Burnt Mountain

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund.

For more things to do, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read our Otjiwarongo trip planner.

You can drive from Khorixas to Otjiwarongo in 3 hours. In January in Otjiwarongo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Windhoek.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

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

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 8th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve.

For more things to do, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Otjiwarongo to Windhoek takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in January, and nighttime lows around °C. On the 8th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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