21 days in Namibia Itinerary

21 days in Namibia Itinerary

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21 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Windhoek
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Rosh Pinah
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 15​min
4
Tsumkwe
— 1 night
Drive:  10​h
5
Damaraland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
6
Omaruru
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Swakopmund
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

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.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Christuskirche and Katutura Township. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at NamibRand Nature Reserve and Fish River Canyon Nationalpark. Take a break from Windhoek with a short trip to Rhenish Mission Church in Otjimbingwe, about 1h 50 min away. There's much more to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Sossusvlei, browse the different shops at The Grove Mall of Namibia, see the interesting displays at Owela Museum, and play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Windhoek journey builder website .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of train and flight. You can also do a combination of taxi and flight; or drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sat) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Namib-Naukluft Park, Rhenish Mission Church, Fish River Canyon Nationalpark
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Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Rhenish Mission Church ©
Rhenish Mission Church
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Sun): enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point, then pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town. On the 15th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: admire nature's extreme beauty at Agate Beach, contemplate the long history of The Goerke House, and then examine the collection at Luderitz Museum.

For more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Luderitz sightseeing planning website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Luderitz can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can travel to Rosh Pinah.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Museums Outdoors
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche
The Goerke House ©
The Goerke House

1
night
Rosh Pinah

Rosh Pinah
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): see the interesting displays at Rosh Pinah Geo Centre.

Before you visit Rosh Pinah, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Luderitz to Rosh Pinah in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 16th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Tsumkwe.

Things to do in Rosh Pinah

Museums
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1
night
Tsumkwe

Tsumkwe ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Wed): examine the collection at Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum. On the 18th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at G!hunku Crafts and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Mahango Game Reserve.

To see photos, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Tsumkwe trip builder website .

Getting from Rosh Pinah to Tsumkwe by car takes about 16 hours. Other options: fly. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Tsumkwe

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mahango Game Reserve
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Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum ©
Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum
Mahango Game Reserve ©
Mahango Game Reserve

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 19th (Fri), see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum and then appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein. Keep things going the next day: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brandberg Mountain.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, read Damaraland day trip planner .

You can drive from Tsumkwe to Damaraland in 10 hours. April in Damaraland sees daily highs of 31°C and lows of 26°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can drive to Omaruru.

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
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 21st (Sun): learn about winemaking at Erongo Mountain Winery.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, read Omaruru trip site .

You can drive from Damaraland to Omaruru in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 21st (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Omaruru

Wineries
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Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Erongo Mountain Winery

6
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.
Zeila Shipwreck and German Evangelical Lutheran Church will appeal to history buffs. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Long Beach Leisure Park and Dune 7. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing, Walvis Bay Waterfront, & more). There's still lots to do: look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, admire the striking features of Hohenzollernhaus, soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers, and take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Swakopmund trip maker .

Getting from Omaruru to Swakopmund by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Swakopmund can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Zeila Shipwreck, Moon Landscape
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Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
German Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
Zeila Shipwreck ©
Zeila Shipwreck

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