15 days in Namibia Itinerary

15 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luderitz
— 2 nights
2
Ais-Ais
— 1 night
3
Sesriem
— 1 night
4
Damaraland
— 1 day
5
Swakopmund
— 4 nights
6
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
7
Windhoek
— 3 nights

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): appreciate the extensive heritage of Diaz Point and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu): mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche.

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Cape Town, South Africa to Luderitz is an approximately 11.5-hour car ride. You can also fly. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Luderitz. In December, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) so you can travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

1
night
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon.

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Ais-Ais online trip planner.

Drive from Luderitz to Ais-Ais in 5.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 4th (Fri) early enough to travel to Sesriem.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Nature · Parks
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Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon

1
night
Sesriem

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sat): explore the striking landscape of Namib-Naukluft National Park. Keep things going the next day: explore the fascinating landscape at Dune 45 Sossusvlei, then soar above the sights with a balloon tour, and then take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon.

For ratings, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Sesriem driving holiday planning app.

Drive from Ais-Ais to Sesriem in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Dune 45 Sossusvlei ©
Dune 45 Sossusvlei
Balloon Rides

1
day
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 7th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Brandberg Mountain.

To see more things to do, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Damaraland trip itinerary builder website.

Getting from Sesriem to Damaraland by car takes about 7.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) so you can go by car to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature · Parks
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Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain

4
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more). Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty, tour the pleasant surroundings at Welwitschia Plains, examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, and stop by Karakulia Weavers.

To see ratings, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Swakopmund sightseeing planning app.

You can drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 6.5 hours. In December in Swakopmund, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Fri) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
Kick off your visit on the 12th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Etosha National Park trip planning app.

Traveling by combination of shuttle and flight from Swakopmund to Etosha National Park takes 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sat) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks · Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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.
When in Windhoek, make a side trip to see Deadvlei in Sossusvlei, approximately Sossusvlei away. The adventure continues: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, stroll through Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, stop by The Diamond Works, and get the lay of the land with Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours.

To find maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Windhoek day trip planning tool.

You can fly from Etosha National Park to Windhoek in 5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. December in Windhoek sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

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