18 days in Namibia Itinerary

18 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Windhoek
— 3 nights
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Swakopmund
— 5 nights
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Luderitz
— 2 nights
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Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
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Damaraland
— 2 nights
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Etosha National Park
— 2 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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the landmark architecture of Christuskirche, examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Windhoek day trip tool.

If you are flying in from United States, the closest major aiport is Hosea Kutako International Airport. In April, daytime highs in Windhoek are 80°F, while nighttime lows are 56°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

5
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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.
Get out of town with these interesting Swakopmund side-trips: Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay Waterfront, Off-Road Tours, &more). There's much more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at Welwitschia Plains, browse for treasures at Peter's Antiques, since 1983, and snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, read Swakopmund trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Swakopmund takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. April in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 79°F and lows of 58°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

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Off-Road Tours
Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
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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 21st (Tue): enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, use the Luderitz route planner.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Swakopmund to Luderitz in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. In April in Luderitz, expect temperatures between 77°F during the day and 57°F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point

1
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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 23rd (Thu): stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund.

To see photos, more things to do, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo route planning website.

Traveling by car from Luderitz to Otjiwarongo takes 14.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Luderitz in April: highs in Otjiwarongo hover around 83°F, while lows dip to 59°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Wildlife · Parks
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust

2
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Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Fri): steep yourself in history at Twyfelfontein. Keep things going the next day: hike along Spitzkoppe.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Damaraland road trip planner.

You can drive from Otjiwarongo to Damaraland in 8 hours. Traveling from Otjiwarongo in April, Damaraland is a bit warmer at night with lows of 73°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sat) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature · Outdoors · Trails · Parks
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe

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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.
Etosha National Park is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole and tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha.

To find more things to do, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Etosha National Park travel route builder site.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Damaraland to Etosha National Park in 8.5 hours. On the 28th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife · Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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