23 days in Namibia Itinerary

23 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Windhoek
— 8 nights
2
Luderitz
— 3 nights
3
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
4
Omaruru
— 1 night
5
Damaraland
— 2 nights
6
Swakopmund
— 6 nights

8
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.
Visit Christuskirche and Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours for their historical value. Do your shopping at Namibia Craft Centre and Herrle & Herma Jewellers. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, and take an in-depth tour of Cuno Hoffmeister Memorial Observatory.

To see reviews and other tourist information, read Windhoek trip itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Museums Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Deadvlei, Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery
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National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

3
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kolmanskop Ghost Town and Diaz Point. The adventure continues: enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach and pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche.

For photos, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, you can read our Luderitz driving holiday planner.

Fly from Windhoek to Luderitz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Luderitz can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. You will leave for Otjiwarongo on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Luderitz

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

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 20th (Mon), stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Namibia (SWA) Gemstones and then stroll through Africat.

For photos, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo tour itinerary app.

Getting from Luderitz to Otjiwarongo by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Luderitz in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Otjiwarongo, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Omaruru.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Namibia (SWA) Gemstones
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust

1
night
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): learn about winemaking at Kristall Kellerei, thenlearn about winemaking at Erongo Mountain Winery, and then view the masterpieces at Tikoloshe Afrika.

For other places to visit, ratings, maps, and tourist information, read Omaruru trip planner.

You can drive from Otjiwarongo to Omaruru in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Omaruru

Wineries Museums Shopping
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Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Erongo Mountain Winery
Kristall Kellerei ©
Kristall Kellerei
Tikoloshe Afrika ©
Tikoloshe Afrika

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Damara Living Museum. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein.

To see photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, refer to the Damaraland day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Omaruru to Damaraland in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Museums Historic Sites
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

6
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.
Get outdoors at Safaris and Off-Road Tours. Head to Die Muschel and Platz Am Meerfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Walvis Bay) and Gobabeb Desert Research Station (in Gobabeb). Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach Leisure Park, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, since 1983, and admire the landmark architecture of Hohenzollernhaus.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Swakopmund trip itinerary app.

You can drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 6.5 hours. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Damaraland in April since evenings lows in Swakopmund dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Gobabeb Desert Research Station
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Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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