15 days in Namibia Itinerary

15 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

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

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.
Step out of Windhoek to go to Sossusvlei and see Deadvlei, which is approximately 5h 30 min away. There's much more to do: admire the landmark architecture of Christuskirche, examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, stop by The Diamond Works, and play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

To see where to stay, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Windhoek trip planning site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. In March, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Sun) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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 30th (Mon): stroll through Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park online visit planner.

Fly from Windhoek to Etosha National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife · Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): stroll through Agate Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point. Keep things going the next day: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche and then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Luderitz trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by flight from Etosha National Park to Luderitz takes 9.5 hours. In March, daytime highs in Luderitz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Wed) so you can travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

1
night
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Start off your visit on the 2nd (Thu): explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, read our Ais-Ais online journey maker.

You can drive from Luderitz to Ais-Ais in 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Thu) to allow enough time 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. On the 3rd (Fri), explore the wealth of natural beauty at Namib-Naukluft National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating landscape at Dune 45 Sossusvlei, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour, and then take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon.

To find more things to do, photos, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Sesriem holiday planner.

You can drive from Ais-Ais to Sesriem in 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) to allow enough 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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 5th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Brandberg Mountain.

To find other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Damaraland trip maker app.

Traveling by car from Sesriem to Damaraland takes 7.5 hours. April in Damaraland sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 26°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) early enough to drive 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.
Get out of town with these interesting Swakopmund side-trips: Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay Waterfront, Off-Road Tours, &more). There's lots more to do: take a leisurely stroll along Swakopmund Jetty, buy something for everyone on your list at Platz Am Meer, stroll through Welwitschia Plains, and see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Swakopmund itinerary planner.

You can drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Damaraland in April, Swakopmund is little chillier at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

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

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