17 days in Namibia Itinerary

17 days in Namibia Itinerary

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17 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Valencia
+3
train + foot + train + Fly:  27​h
1
Swakopmund
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Omaruru
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
4
Tsumkwe
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
5
Rosh Pinah
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 45​min
6
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Windhoek
— 4 nights
Fly:  24​h
End: Valencia

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at Swakopmund Museum and German Evangelical Lutheran Church. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Dune 7. Venture out of the city with trips to Walvis Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's lots more to do: stroll around Long Beach Leisure Park, relax and rejuvenate at some of the best spas, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, and take in the waterfront at Swakopmund Jetty.

To see photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Swakopmund trip itinerary maker website .

Valencia, Spain to Swakopmund is an approximately 27-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Central African Time (CAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Valencia in June; daily highs in Swakopmund reach 26°C and lows reach 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Thu) to allow time to drive to Omaruru.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing

1
night
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Start off your visit on the 14th (Fri): learn about winemaking at Kristall Kellerei, do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery, and then take in the exciting artwork at Tikoloshe Afrika.

Plan a Omaruru trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Omaruru in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Fri) so you can drive to Damaraland.

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

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 15th (Sat), steep yourself in history at Twyfelfontein and then see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brandberg Mountain.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Damaraland road trip tool .

Traveling by car from Omaruru to Damaraland takes 2.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 35°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can drive to Tsumkwe.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature Parks Museums
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum
Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain

1
day
Tsumkwe

Tsumkwe ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Mon): see the interesting displays at Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Tsumkwe road trip site .

Getting from Damaraland to Tsumkwe by car takes about 9.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Mon) so you can travel to Rosh Pinah.

Things to do in Tsumkwe

Museums
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Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum ©
Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum

1
day
Rosh Pinah

Rosh Pinah
Start off your visit on the 18th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Rosh Pinah Geo Centre.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read Rosh Pinah holiday planner.

You can drive from Tsumkwe to Rosh Pinah in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Rosh Pinah

Museums
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2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Wed): enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche, and then see the interesting displays at Luderitz Museum. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 20th (Thu): explore the fascinating landscape at Agate Beach, then steep yourself in history at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, and then contemplate the long history of The Goerke House.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Luderitz trip builder website .

Getting from Rosh Pinah to Luderitz by car takes about 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Thu) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Namibia and Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. Get a sense of the local culture at Christuskirche and Cuno Hoffmeister Memorial Observatory. Spend the 21st (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Deadvlei, stroll around Zoo Park, examine the collection at Owela Museum, and tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Windhoek day trip planning app .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Windhoek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Luderitz in June, expect nights in Windhoek to be about the same, around 9°C, while days are somewhat warmer, around 27°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

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