19 days in Namibia Itinerary

19 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sesriem
— 2 nights
2
Walvis Bay
— 2 nights
3
Windhoek
— 6 nights
4
Luderitz
— 2 nights
5
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
6
Waterberg Plateau Park
— 2 nights

2
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Take a break from the city and head to Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Hidden Vlei and Elim Dunes. When in Sesriem, make a side trip to see Big Daddy Dune in Sossusvlei, approximately Sossusvlei away. There's more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Sesriem travel route planner.

Zurich, Switzerland to Sesriem is an approximately 159.5-hour car ride. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Hidden Vlei ©
Hidden Vlei
Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune

2
nights
Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Platz Am Meer. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Dune 7. When in Walvis Bay, make a side trip to see Swakopmund Museum in Swakopmund, approximately Swakopmund away. The adventure continues: look for gifts at Kristall Galerie and take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty.

For photos, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read our Walvis Bay trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Sesriem to Walvis Bay in 10.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Walvis Bay are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 28th (Fri) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Swakopmund
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Safaris
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7

6
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.
Get some cultural insight at Christuskirche and Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours. Explore hidden gems such as NamibRand Nature Reserve and Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. Step out of Windhoek with an excursion to Gross Barmen Hot Springs in Gross Barmen--about 1h 10 min away. The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, engage your brain at Geological Survey Museum, get engrossed in the history at Cuno Hoffmeister Memorial Observatory, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Windhoek online trip itinerary maker.

Fly from Walvis Bay to Windhoek in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. Traveling from Walvis Bay in August, you will find days in Windhoek are a bit warmer (°C), and nights are about the same (°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trips

Deadvlei, Gross Barmen Hot Springs
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Safaris
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 4th (Fri), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Sat): enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach and then get to know the fascinating history of Diaz Point.

Make your Luderitz itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Getting from Windhoek to Luderitz by flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Windhoek in September: high temperatures in Luderitz hover around °C and lows are around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

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.
Start off your visit on the 6th (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 7th (Mon): walk around Waterberg National Park and then stroll through Africat.

For where to stay, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Otjiwarongo trip planner.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Otjiwarongo takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect warmer weather when traveling from Luderitz in September: highs in Otjiwarongo hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Mon) early enough to travel to Waterberg Plateau Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

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

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nights
Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau Park ©
On the 8th (Tue), get great views at Waterburg Plateau Park and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Okonjima Game Reserve.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Waterberg Plateau Park trip itinerary maker website.

Getting from Otjiwarongo to Waterberg Plateau Park by car takes about 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Waterberg Plateau Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Waterberg Plateau Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Waterburg Plateau Park
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Okonjima Game Reserve ©
Okonjima Game Reserve
Waterburg Plateau Park ©
Waterburg Plateau Park

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