17 days in Namibia Itinerary

17 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Windhoek
— 3 nights
2
Luderitz
— 2 nights
3
Fish River Region
— 1 night
4
Etosha National Park
— 2 nights
5
Sesriem
— 2 nights
6
Damaraland
— 1 night
7
Swakopmund
— 3 nights

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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. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, admire the natural beauty at Parliament Gardens, and tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

To see other places to visit, photos, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Windhoek trip itinerary builder tool.

London, UK to Windhoek is an approximately 20-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Windhoek is 1 hour. When traveling from London in October, plan for much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Windhoek: temperatures range from 38°C by day to 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Wed) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): kick back and relax at Agate Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Diaz Point.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Luderitz holiday planner.

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Luderitz takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Windhoek in October, things will get little chillier in Luderitz: highs are around 27°C and lows about 14°C. On the 16th (Fri), you're off to Fish River Region.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors
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Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach

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Fish River Region

Fish River Region ©
The Fish River Canyon, is located in the south of Namibia. On the 17th (Sat), take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon.

For more things to do, other places to visit, maps, and tourist information, use the Fish River Region sightseeing planning tool.

Explore your travel options from Luderitz to Fish River Region with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow time for the flight to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Fish River Region

Nature · Parks
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Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Sun): stroll through Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park trip planner.

Getting from Fish River Region to Etosha National Park by flight takes about 9.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of train and shuttle. On the 19th (Mon), you'll travel to Sesriem.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife · Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): admire nature's extreme beauty at Dune 45 Sossusvlei and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Namib Desert. On the next day, enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour and then explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Sesriem trip planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Etosha National Park to Sesriem in 13 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) early enough to go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

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

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Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Thu): pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Damaraland trip planning app.

Getting from Sesriem to Damaraland by car takes about 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Historic Sites
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein

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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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours & Kayaking & Canoeing). The adventure continues: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, look for gifts at Karakulia Weavers, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7.

To find traveler tips, maps, photos, and other tourist information, use the Swakopmund road trip app.

Drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 6.5 hours. October in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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