16 days in Namibia Itinerary

16 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Swakopmund
— 6 nights
2
Windhoek
— 4 nights
3
Sesriem
— 3 nights

6
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Long Beach Leisure Park and Food Tours. Visiting Nature & Wildlife Tours and Snake Park will get you outdoors. Step out of Swakopmund to go to Gobabeb and see Gobabeb Desert Research Station, which is approximately 1h 55 min away. There's lots more to do: explore the striking landscape at Moon Landscape, see what you can catch with a fishing tour, look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, and contemplate in the serene atmosphere at German Evangelical Lutheran Church.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Swakopmund itinerary planner.

Windhoek to Swakopmund is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also take a shuttle; or drive. Expect a daytime high around 79°F in April, and nighttime lows around 58°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Moon Landscape, Gobabeb Desert Research Station
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Moon Landscape ©
Moon Landscape

4
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis and Avis Dam Nature Reserve. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Trans-Namib Railroad Museum and Gross Barmen Hot Springs. Go for a jaunt from Windhoek to Okahandja to see Okahandja Mbangura Woodcarvers Craft Market about 1h 10 min away. And it doesn't end there: look for gifts at Wecke & Voigts, browse the different shops at The Grove Mall of Namibia, admire the natural beauty at Parliament Gardens, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

For maps, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Windhoek trip maker.

Traveling by flight from Swakopmund to Windhoek takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. In April in Windhoek, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 56°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Sesriem.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks · Outdoors · Shopping

Side Trips

Okahandja Mbangura Woodcarvers Craft Market, Gross Barmen Hot Springs
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Avis Dam Nature Reserve ©
Avis Dam Nature Reserve
Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis ©
Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis
Spas & Wellness

3
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hidden Vlei and Balloon Rides. Escape the urban bustle at Namib-Naukluft National Park and Big Daddy Dune. Step out of Sesriem to go to Maltahohe and see Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate, which is approximately 1h 5 min away. There's more to do: explore the striking landscape at Elim Dunes and explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon.

To find maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Sesriem route planner.

Drive from Windhoek to Sesriem in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to drive back home.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks · Nature · Wildlife

Side Trips

Namib-Naukluft Park, Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate
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Hidden Vlei ©
Hidden Vlei
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate ©
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate

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