19 days in Namibia Itinerary

19 days in Namibia Itinerary

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19 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: London
Fly:  18​h
1
Swakopmund
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8​h 45​min
5
Ais-Ais
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 15​min
6
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
7
Windhoek
— 4 nights
Fly:  19​h 45​min
End: London

4
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, & more). The adventure continues: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, stroll through Welwitschia Plains, and examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum.

To see maps, reviews, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip planning tool .

London, UK to Swakopmund is an approximately 18-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and shuttle. Traveling from London to Swakopmund, you'll lose 2 hours due to the time zone difference. While traveling from London, expect much warmer days and somewhat warmer nights in Swakopmund, ranging from highs of 27°C to lows of 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Thu) so you can drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
Find places to stay Nov 16 — 21:
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Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Fri): appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape of Spitzkoppe.

To see other places to visit, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Damaraland trip itinerary maker app .

Traveling by car from Swakopmund to Damaraland takes 3 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Damaraland

Trails Nature Parks
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe

2
nights
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.
On the 24th (Sun), tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund and then stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Africat and then walk around Waterberg National Park.

To find ratings, reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Otjiwarongo trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Otjiwarongo takes 4 hours. In November in Otjiwarongo, expect temperatures between 40°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Mon) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay Nov 23 — 25:
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat
Waterberg National Park ©
Waterberg National Park

1
night
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 26th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Etosha National Park online trip builder .

Explore your travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

1
night
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Wed): take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon Nationalpark. On the next day, stroll around /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park and then explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon.

To see traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Ais-Ais online trip itinerary maker .

Explore your travel options from Etosha National Park to Ais-Ais with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark ©
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Fri): get to know the fascinating history of Diaz Point and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Agate Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 30th (Sat): steep yourself in history at Kolmanskop Ghost Town and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche.

Plan my trip to Luderitz with suggested itineraries provided by Inspirock.

You can drive from Ais-Ais to Luderitz in 5.5 hours. In November in Luderitz, expect temperatures between 28°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Sat) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Wildlife Beaches
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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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, parks, shopping, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, examine the collection at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, and stop by Herrle & Herma Jewellers.

To see maps, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Windhoek trip itinerary planning tool .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Windhoek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Luderitz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Tours Parks

Side Trip

Deadvlei
Find places to stay Nov 30 — Dec 4:
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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