25 days in Namibia Itinerary

25 days in Namibia Itinerary

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25 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Venice
Fly + Drive:  22​h
1
Sesriem
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
2
Damaraland
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Omaruru
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
4
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
5
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
6
Aus
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
7
Windhoek
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
8
Walvis Bay
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  18​h 30​min
9
Epupa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  31​h
End: Venice

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. Explore hidden gems such as Hidden Vlei and Elim Dunes. Get in touch with nature at Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon. When in Sesriem, make a side trip to see Big Daddy Dune in Sossusvlei, approximately 1h 05 min away. There's more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see maps and more tourist information, read our Sesriem vacation maker site .

Venice, Italy to Sesriem is an approximately 22-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Venice to Sesriem. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

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

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 7th (Mon), take in the awesome beauty at Brandberg Mountain. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 8th (Tue): pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein.

To see maps, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Damaraland driving holiday planning website .

Traveling by car from Sesriem to Damaraland takes 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Tue) so you can drive to Omaruru.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain

1
night
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. On the 9th (Wed), learn about winemaking at Kristall Kellerei, then do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery, and then explore the galleries of Tikoloshe Afrika.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Omaruru day trip planning tool .

Drive from Damaraland to Omaruru in 2.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Wed) so you can drive to Otjiwarongo.

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
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 10th (Thu), stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund. Keep things going the next day: look for gifts at Namibia (SWA) Gemstones and then stroll through Africat.

For traveler tips, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, use the Otjiwarongo trip itinerary builder .

You can drive from Omaruru to Otjiwarongo in 1.5 hours. In October in Otjiwarongo, expect temperatures between 41°C during the day and 20°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

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

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 12th (Sat), visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point and then look for all kinds of wild species at Agate Beach. On the next day, pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, and then steep yourself in history at The Goerke House.

To see traveler tips, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Luderitz trip builder app .

Getting from Otjiwarongo to Luderitz by combination of car and flight takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. Traveling from Otjiwarongo in October, expect nights in Luderitz to be slightly colder, around 14°C, while days are much colder, around 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Aus.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Nature Parks
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach

2
nights
Aus

Aus ©
Aus is a settlement in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. On the 14th (Mon), stroll through Garub Pan and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wild Horses of the Namib.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read Aus vacation maker site .

You can drive from Luderitz to Aus in 1.5 hours. You will leave for Windhoek on the 15th (Tue).

Things to do in Aus

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

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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to NamibRand Nature Reserve and Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. Take a break from the city and head to Fish River Canyon Nationalpark and Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, get engrossed in the history at Cuno Hoffmeister Memorial Observatory, examine the collection at Owela Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Cathedral.

To see where to stay, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek online trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Aus to Windhoek takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In October, plan for daily highs up to 38°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Fish River Canyon Nationalpark, Deadvlei
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Safaris
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark ©
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark

2
nights
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 22nd (Tue): paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then stroll through Dune 7. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed): identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas and then stroll around Long Beach Leisure Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and tourist information, read our Walvis Bay trip planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Windhoek to Walvis Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. In October, Walvis Bay is little chillier than Windhoek - with highs of 25°C and lows of 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Epupa.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

2
nights
Epupa

Epupa ©
Epupa is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: admire the sheer force of Epupa Falls.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, read our Epupa tour planning site .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Walvis Bay to Epupa in 18.5 hours. On the 26th (Sat), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Epupa

Nature Parks
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Epupa Falls ©
Epupa Falls

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