25 days in Namibia Itinerary

25 days in Namibia Itinerary

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1
Waterberg Plateau Park
— 2 nights
2
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
3
Omaruru
— 1 night
4
Windhoek
— 4 nights
5
Sesriem
— 2 nights
6
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 3 nights
7
Swakopmund
— 5 nights
8
Etosha National Park
— 3 nights

2
nights
Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau Park ©
Explore hidden gems such as Okonjima Game Reserve and Waterburg Plateau Park.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Waterberg Plateau Park trip planner.

Paris, France to Waterberg Plateau Park is an approximately 153.5-hour car ride. Expect a bit warmer weather when traveling from Paris in August: highs in Waterberg Plateau Park hover around °C, while lows dip to °C. On the 5th (Wed), you'll travel to Otjiwarongo.

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Thu): stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund and then stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust. On your second day here, stroll around Waterberg National Park and then stroll through Africat.

To see where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo trip maker site.

You can drive from Waterberg Plateau Park to Otjiwarongo in 1.5 hours. In August in Otjiwarongo, expect temperatures between °C during the day and °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can drive to Omaruru.

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

1
night
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sat): do a tasting at Kristall Kellerei, do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery, and then view the masterpieces at Tikoloshe Afrika.

For reviews, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Omaruru online trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Otjiwarongo to Omaruru in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 8th (Sat) so you can drive to Windhoek.

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

4
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.
Escape the urban bustle at NamibRand Nature Reserve and Safaris. Step off the beaten path and head to Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve and Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. There's much more to do: brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Avis Dam Nature Reserve.

To find maps, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek trip itinerary maker app.

Traveling by car from Omaruru to Windhoek takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Sesriem.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Safaris
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve ©
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve

2
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Start off your visit on the 13th (Thu): explore the wealth of natural beauty at Namib-Naukluft National Park. On the 14th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: get interesting insight from Tours.

For maps, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Sesriem day trip website.

Traveling by car from Windhoek to Sesriem takes 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Balloon Rides
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park

3
nights
Namib-Naukluft Park

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Kuiseb Pass and Spreetshoogte Pass. The adventure continues: admire nature's extreme beauty at Big Daddy Dune.

For other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park day trip site.

You can drive from Sesriem to Namib-Naukluft Park in 3.5 hours. In August, daytime highs in Namib-Naukluft Park are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Nature

Side Trip

Kuiseb Pass
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Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass
Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass
Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune

5
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 in touch with nature at Dune 7 and Moon Landscape. Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Kristall Galerie. Get out of town with these interesting Swakopmund side-trips: Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing & Off-Road Tours). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Welwitschia Plains, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, since 1983.

To see photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Swakopmund road trip planning app.

You can drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund in 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in August, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sat) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Moon Landscape
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park

3
nights
Etosha National Park

Etosha National Park ©
For nature lovers, a trip to Etosha National Park seems like a dream: the vast salt desert houses hundreds of animal species, which roam the arid lands and gather near the many waterholes.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sun): make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole and then stroll through Etosha.

To find ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Swakopmund to Etosha National Park by combination of shuttle and flight takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and shuttle; or take a shuttle. You'll set off for home on the 25th (Tue).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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