14 days in Namibia Itinerary

14 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Swakopmund
— 3 nights
2
Omaruru
— 1 night
3
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
4
Windhoek
— 4 nights
5
Sesriem
— 2 nights

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Long Beach Leisure Park. Get outdoors at Photography Tours and Dune 7. There's still lots to do: take in the architecture and atmosphere at German Evangelical Lutheran Church, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, browse the different shops at Platz Am Meer, and stop by Kristall Galerie.

To see reviews, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip itinerary planning website.

Paris, France to Swakopmund is an approximately 20-hour flight. When traveling from Paris in October, plan for somewhat warmer days in Swakopmund, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 13°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Thu) so you can go by car to Omaruru.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Photography Tours

1
night
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. On the 16th (Fri), do a tasting at Kristall Kellerei, do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery, and then view the masterpieces at Tikoloshe Afrika.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Omaruru tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Omaruru in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) so you can go by car to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Omaruru

Wineries · Shopping · Museums
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Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Erongo Mountain Winery
Kristall Kellerei ©
Kristall Kellerei
Tikoloshe Afrika ©
Tikoloshe Afrika

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.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): walk around Waterberg National Park and then stroll through Africat.

To find ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo trip itinerary planning website.

Drive from Omaruru to Otjiwarongo in 1.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Windhoek.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks · Wildlife
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Africat ©
Africat
Waterberg National Park ©
Waterberg National Park

4
nights
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Safaris and Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery. Get a sense of the local culture at Owela Museum and Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. When in Windhoek, make a side trip to see Hoanib River in Kaokoland, approximately Kaokoland away. There's still lots to do: get a taste of life in the country at Okapuka Ranch, take in nature's colorful creations at Parliament Gardens, make a trip to Gibeon Meteorites, and stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Windhoek driving holiday planner.

Getting from Otjiwarongo to Windhoek by car takes about 3 hours. While traveling from Otjiwarongo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Windhoek, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sesriem.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Parks · Tours

Side Trips

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, Hoanib River
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Safaris
Hoanib River ©
Hoanib River
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Start off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Hidden Vlei and then explore the fascinating landscape at Namib Desert. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon, and then explore the stunning scenery at Kuiseb River.

To find more things to do, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, go to the Sesriem route planner.

You can drive from Windhoek to Sesriem in 7.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel back home.

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
Namib Desert ©
Namib Desert

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