16 days in Namibia & Cape Town Itinerary

16 days in Namibia & Cape Town Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 2 nights
2
Windhoek, Namibia
— 3 nights
3
Cape Town, South Africa
— 9 nights

2
nights
Swakopmund, Namibia

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.
Step out of Swakopmund to go to Walvis Bay and see Kayaking & Canoeing, which is approximately 40 minutes away. There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, indulge in some culinary diversions at a local gastronomic tour, and take in the spiritual surroundings of German Evangelical Lutheran Church.

To find where to stay, maps, photos, and tourist information, use the Swakopmund road trip planning tool.

London, UK to Swakopmund is an approximately 17.5-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Greenwich Mean Time to Central Africa Time is 1 hour. In September in Swakopmund, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Kayaking & Canoeing
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Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing
Food Tours

3
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

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 Hoanib River in Kaokoland, approximately Kaokoland away. And it doesn't end there: stroll through Deadvlei, get engrossed in the history at Cuno Hoffmeister Memorial Observatory, look for gifts at Herrle & Herma Jewellers, and hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre.

To find reviews, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, go to the Windhoek trip tool.

You can fly from Swakopmund to Windhoek in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or drive. In September, Windhoek is somewhat warmer than Swakopmund - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Cape Town.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

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

9
nights
Cape Town, South Africa

Cape Town ©
Sweeping beaches, towering hilltops, and picturesque vineyards adorn the landscape of Cape Town, dominated by the imposing Table Mountain.
Cape Town is known for nature, beaches, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in nature's colorful creations at Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden, step off the mainland to explore Robben Island Museum, stroll through Signal Hill, and enjoy the sand and surf at Boulders Beach Penguin Colony.

For reviews, traveler tips, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Cape Town tour planner.

Fly from Windhoek to Cape Town in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. You'll lose 1 hour traveling from Windhoek to Cape Town due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Windhoek in September, expect Cape Town to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Cape Town

Parks Wildlife Nature
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Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden ©
Kirstenbosch National Botanical Garden
Cape Point ©
Cape Point
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront ©
Victoria & Alfred Waterfront

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