23 days in Namibia Itinerary

23 days in Namibia Itinerary

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23 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Brussels
Fly + Drive:  20​h 45​min
1
Sesriem
— 3 nights
Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Aus
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Windhoek
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
4
Walvis Bay
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
5
Omaruru
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
7
Waterberg Plateau Park
— 3 nights
Drive + Fly:  20​h
End: Brussels

3
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Hidden Vlei and Spreetshoogte Pass. Take a break from the city and head to Elim Dunes and Big Daddy Dune. Go for a jaunt from Sesriem to Maltahohe to see Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate about 1h 05 min away. It doesn't end there: get interesting insight from Tours and take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon.

To find maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Sesriem visit planner.

Brussels, Belgium to Sesriem is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. Traveling from Brussels to Sesriem, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Aus.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Namib-Naukluft Park, Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate
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Hidden Vlei ©
Hidden Vlei
Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass
Elim Dunes ©
Elim Dunes

2
nights
Aus

Aus ©
Aus is a settlement in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Garub Pan and Wild Horses of the Namib.

For other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, you can read our Aus online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Sesriem to Aus in 11.5 hours. You will leave for Windhoek on the 28th (Sat).

Things to do in Aus

Wildlife Parks
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Wild Horses of the Namib ©
Wild Horses of the Namib
Garub Pan ©
Garub Pan

6
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and NamibRand Nature Reserve. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Fish River Canyon Nationalpark and Avis Dam Nature Reserve. Go for a jaunt from Windhoek to Gross Barmen to see Gross Barmen Hot Springs about 1h 30 min away. Next up on the itinerary: wander the wide-open spaces of Okapuka Ranch, examine the collection at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, try your luck at Avani Windhoek Hotel Casino, and admire the natural beauty at National Botanic Garden of Namibia.

For reviews, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Windhoek holiday maker site .

Getting from Aus to Windhoek by combination of car and flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: drive. In March in Windhoek, expect temperatures between 34°C during the day and 18°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to travel to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Fish River Canyon Nationalpark, Gross Barmen Hot Springs
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Safaris
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark ©
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

2
nights
Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay ©
A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): stroll through Dune 7, take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront, and then kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park. Keep things going the next day: see Off-Road Tours and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Walvis Bay attractions planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Windhoek to Walvis Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In April, daily temperatures in Walvis Bay can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can drive to Omaruru.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7

2
nights
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): learn about winemaking at Kristall Kellerei, then do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery, and then view the masterpieces at Tikoloshe Afrika.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Omaruru travel planner.

Traveling by car from Walvis Bay to Omaruru takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and car; or do a combination of flight and train. On the 7th (Tue), you'll travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Omaruru

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

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 8th (Wed), stroll around Waterberg National Park and then stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust. On your second day here, stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat.

For photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Otjiwarongo road trip website .

Traveling by car from Omaruru to Otjiwarongo takes 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Otjiwarongo are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Thu) early enough to drive to Waterberg Plateau Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
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Africat ©
Africat
Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund

3
nights
Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau Park ©
Start off your visit on the 10th (Fri): take some stellar pictures from Waterburg Plateau Park. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Okonjima Game Reserve.

To see ratings, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read our Waterberg Plateau Park trip itinerary website .

Getting from Otjiwarongo to Waterberg Plateau Park by car takes about 2.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Waterberg Plateau Park are 33°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 12th (Sun) to allow time for 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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