14 days in Namibia Itinerary

14 days in Namibia Itinerary

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14 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Walvis Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
2
Swakopmund
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Damaraland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Omaruru
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
5
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
6
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Windhoek
— 3 nights
Fly:  3​h 15​min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay ©
A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Get outdoors at Long Beach Leisure Park and Dolphin & Whale Watching. The adventure continues: paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour, take a memorable tour with Tours, and stroll through Dune 7.

To find other places to visit, reviews, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Walvis Bay trip itinerary planning website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Walvis Bay is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect slightly colder days and about the same nights in Walvis Bay, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Adventure
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Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Kayaking & Canoeing
Off-Road Tours

3
nights
Swakopmund

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.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. For shopping fun, head to Die Muschel or Peter's Antiques, since 1983. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, stroll through Welwitschia Plains, relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers, and make a trip to Hohenzollernhaus.

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Traveling by car from Walvis Bay to Swakopmund takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In December, daily temperatures in Swakopmund can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 27th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Damaraland route planning tool .

Traveling by car from Swakopmund to Damaraland takes 3 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Omaruru.

Things to do in Damaraland

Museums
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Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

1
night
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 28th (Sat): learn about winemaking at Kristall Kellerei, learn about winemaking at Erongo Mountain Winery, and then view the masterpieces at Tikoloshe Afrika.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Omaruru trip planner.

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Omaruru takes 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can drive to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Omaruru

Wineries Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 28:
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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.
On the 29th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund and then stroll through Africat.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo online trip maker .

Traveling by car from Omaruru to Otjiwarongo takes 1.5 hours. December in Otjiwarongo sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Mon): enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Diaz Point. On the 31st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche and then steep yourself in history at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Luderitz itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Otjiwarongo to Luderitz in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. In December, Luderitz is slightly colder than Otjiwarongo - with highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Tue) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Beaches Outdoors
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

3
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like National Museum of Namibia and Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Deadvlei and NamibRand Nature Reserve. There's still lots to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, and look for gifts at Herrle & Herma Jewellers.

For ratings, reviews, and more tourist information, read our Windhoek online visit planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Windhoek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Luderitz in December, you will find days in Windhoek are somewhat warmer (38°C), and nights are about the same (20°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Deadvlei
Find places to stay Dec 31 — Jan 3:
Highlights from your plan
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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