19 days in Namibia Itinerary

19 days in Namibia Itinerary

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19 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Windhoek
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
1
Luderitz
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h 15​min
2
Rosh Pinah
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
3
Swakopmund
— 3 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 45​min
5
Opuwo
— 1 night
Drive:  9​h 15​min
6
Tsumkwe
— 1 day
Drive:  9​h
7
Tsumeb
— 1 day
Drive:  3​h 15​min
8
Rundu
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 30​min
9
Windhoek
— 5 nights
End: Windhoek

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 1st (Mon), appreciate the extensive heritage of Diaz Point and then steep yourself in history at Kolmanskop Ghost Town. Here are some ideas for day two: admire nature's extreme beauty at Agate Beach, then contemplate the long history of The Goerke House, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche, and finally see the interesting displays at Luderitz Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Luderitz online sightseeing planner .

Windhoek to Luderitz is an approximately 2-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. In April, daytime highs in Luderitz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Rosh Pinah.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

1
night
Rosh Pinah

Rosh Pinah
Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Wed): examine the collection at Rosh Pinah Geo Centre.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Rosh Pinah online travel route planner .

Traveling by car from Luderitz to Rosh Pinah takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 3rd (Wed) to allow time for travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Rosh Pinah

Museums
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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. Venture out of the city with trips to Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Zeila Shipwreck (in Hentiesbaai). There's still lots to do: take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, stop by Kristall Galerie, push the limits with an extreme tour, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

For where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Swakopmund online trip builder .

Drive from Rosh Pinah to Swakopmund in 10 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. April in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 30°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) so you can go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Zeila Shipwreck
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Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Zeila Shipwreck ©
Zeila Shipwreck
German Evangelical Lutheran Church ©

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Kick off your visit on the 8th (Mon): examine the collection at Damara Living Museum and then pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Brandberg Mountain.

For ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, use the Damaraland tour builder .

Drive from Swakopmund to Damaraland in 3 hours. Traveling from Swakopmund in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Damaraland, with lows of 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can go by car to Opuwo.

Things to do in Damaraland

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

1
night
Opuwo

Opuwo ©
Opuwo is the capital of the Kunene Region in north-western Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 10th (Wed): get engrossed in the history at The Ovahimba Living Museum. On the 11th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dessert Elephants Conservation - Kunene Region.

To find reviews, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Opuwo trip itinerary maker tool .

Drive from Damaraland to Opuwo in 7 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Thu) early enough to travel to Tsumkwe.

Things to do in Opuwo

Museums Wildlife Parks
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The Ovahimba Living Museum ©
The Ovahimba Living Museum

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day
Tsumkwe

Tsumkwe ©
On the 12th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum.

To see photos, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Tsumkwe holiday planner.

Getting from Opuwo to Tsumkwe by car takes about 10 hours. Other options: fly. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Tsumeb.

Things to do in Tsumkwe

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

1
day
Tsumeb

Tsumeb ©
Tsumeb is a city of 15,000 inhabitants and the largest town in Oshikoto region in northern Namibia. On the 13th (Sat), brush up on your military savvy at Tsumeb Museum, don't miss a visit to Tsumeb Art and Craft Center, and then head outdoors with Expedite Aviation.

To find traveler tips, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Tsumeb trip builder site .

Drive from Tsumkwe to Tsumeb in 9 hours. In April, daytime highs in Tsumeb are 32°C, while nighttime lows are 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Sat) early enough to drive to Rundu.

Things to do in Tsumeb

Outdoors Museums
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Tsumeb Museum ©
Tsumeb Museum

1
night
Rundu

Rundu ©
Rundu is the capital of the Kavango-East Region, northern Namibia, on the border with Angola on the banks of the Kavango River about 1000m above sea level. Start off your visit on the 14th (Sun): stop by FAWENA Kavango Basket Shop and then learn more about the world around you at Mbunza Living Museum.

To find traveler tips, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Rundu tour planner .

Getting from Tsumeb to Rundu by car takes about 3.5 hours. Traveling from Tsumeb in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be somewhat warmer in Rundu, with lows of 20°C. On the 14th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Rundu

Museums Shopping
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Mbunza Living Museum ©
Mbunza Living Museum

5
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.
Christuskirche and Katutura Township will appeal to history buffs. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Namibia and Geological Survey Museum. Spend the 16th (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: head outdoors with Deadvlei, hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, and browse the different shops at The Grove Mall of Namibia.

To find where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and tourist information, read Windhoek visit planner.

You can fly from Rundu to Windhoek in 1.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for little chillier temperatures traveling from Rundu in April, with highs in Windhoek at 31°C and lows at 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Katutura Township ©
Katutura Township

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