15 days in Namibia Itinerary

15 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Windhoek
— 3 nights
2
Luderitz
— 2 nights
3
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
4
Tsumeb
— 2 nights
5
Omaruru
— 1 night
6
Swakopmund
— 4 nights

3
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.
Visiting Gross Barmen Hot Springs and NamibRand Nature Reserve will get you outdoors. Do some cultural sightseeing at St Mary's Catholic Cathedral and Pure & Simple Art Gallery. Change things up with a short trip to Okahandja Mbangura Woodcarvers Craft Market in Okahandja (about 1h 15 min away). The adventure continues: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, walk around Zoo Park, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and examine the collection at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Windhoek holiday maker website.

Brussels, Belgium to Windhoek is an approximately 17-hour flight. Traveling from Brussels in October, expect nights in Windhoek to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Thu) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Outdoors Wildlife Museums

Side Trips

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, Okahandja Mbangura Woodcarvers Craft Market, Gross Barmen Hot Springs
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Safaris
Trans-Namib Railroad Museum ©
Trans-Namib Railroad Museum
Owela Museum ©
Owela Museum

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Fri): kick back and relax at Agate Beach, thenpause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, and then enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point. Here are some ideas for day two: see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To see ratings, maps, and tourist information, read our Luderitz online trip builder.

Fly from Windhoek to Luderitz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Windhoek in October, with highs in Luderitz at °C and lows at °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 10th (Sat) to allow time for travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Outdoors Nature
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Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point

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 11th (Sun): walk around Waterberg National Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Otjiwarongo in 5.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Luderitz in October, expect nights in Otjiwarongo to be somewhat warmer, around °C, while days are warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Tsumeb.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

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

2
nights
Tsumeb

Tsumeb ©
Tsumeb is a city of 15,000 inhabitants and the largest town in Oshikoto region in northern Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Mon): don't miss a visit to Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village, thentake in the dramatic natural features at Hoba Meteorite, and then get engrossed in the history at Alte Fort Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the activities along Otjikoto Lake, thenmake a trip to Tsumeb Art and Craft Center, and then learn more about the world around you at Tsumeb Museum.

For ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Tsumeb trip planner.

Traveling by car from Otjiwarongo to Tsumeb takes 2 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Tsumeb can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Omaruru.

Things to do in Tsumeb

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Grootfontein
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Tsumeb Museum ©
Tsumeb Museum
Hoba Meteorite ©
Hoba Meteorite
Alte Fort Museum ©
Alte Fort Museum

1
night
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. On the 14th (Wed), do a tasting at Kristall Kellerei, do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery, and then explore the galleries of Tikoloshe Afrika.

To see ratings, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Omaruru trip planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tsumeb to Omaruru takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Omaruru

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

4
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.
Explore hidden gems such as German Evangelical Lutheran Church and Food Tours. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Long Beach Leisure Park will get you outdoors. And it doesn't end there: explore the striking landscape at Moon Landscape, stroll through Snake Park, and look for gifts at Kristall Galerie.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, read Swakopmund road trip website.

You can drive from Omaruru to Swakopmund in 2.5 hours. Other options are to take a train; or do a combination of car and train. In October, daytime highs in Swakopmund are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Moon Landscape
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German Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
German Evangelical Lutheran Church
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park

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