30 days in Namibia Itinerary

30 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
2
Khorixas
— 3 nights
3
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
4
Ais-Ais
— 1 day
5
Luderitz
— 3 nights
6
Windhoek
— 6 nights
7
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 4 nights
8
Sesriem
— 1 night
9
Gobabeb
— 2 nights
10
Swakopmund
— 6 nights

1
night
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 9th (Sat): stroll through Africat. On the 10th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund.

To see more things to do, photos, maps, and other tourist information, use the Otjiwarongo trip website.

Rome, Italy to Otjiwarongo is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. When traveling from Rome in May, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Otjiwarongo: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) so you can drive to Khorixas.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust
Africat ©
Africat

3
nights
Khorixas

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. Change things up with these side-trips from Khorixas: Damaraland (Twyfelfontein & Damara Living Museum). There's lots more to do: delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest, explore the striking landscape at Burnt Mountain, and get engrossed in the history at Experience Darama Culture Museum.

To find other places to visit, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Khorixas holiday maker website.

You can drive from Otjiwarongo to Khorixas in 3 hours. You'll set off for Etosha National Park on the 13th (Wed).

Things to do in Khorixas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Damaraland
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
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Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 14th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, go to the Etosha National Park road trip website.

Explore your travel options from Khorixas to Etosha National Park with the Route module. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Thu) so you can travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
Find places to stay May 13 — 14:
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Etosha ©
Etosha

1
day
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Kick off your visit on the 15th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Ais-Ais itinerary maker app.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Ais-Ais. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 14 — 15:
Highlights from your plan
Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon

3
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Luderitz is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach, and appreciate the extensive heritage of Diaz Point.

To find more things to do, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Luderitz trip itinerary builder tool.

You can drive from Ais-Ais to Luderitz in 5.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 18th (Mon), you're off to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 15 — 18:
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek trip planner.

You can fly from Luderitz to Windhoek in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Luderitz in May, expect nights in Windhoek to be about the same, around °C, while days are somewhat warmer, around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Sun) early enough to travel to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Outdoors Wildlife Tours
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Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

4
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.
Take a break from Namib-Naukluft Park with a short trip to Tropic of Capricorn Sign in Solitaire, about 1h 40 min away. And it doesn't end there: explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon, contemplate the waterfront views at Kuiseb River, explore and take pictures at Kuiseb Pass, and take in the dramatic natural features at Elim Dunes.

To find more things to do, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park online attractions planner.

Fly from Windhoek to Namib-Naukluft Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can go by car to Sesriem.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Kuiseb Pass, Tropic of Capricorn Sign
Find places to stay May 24 — 28:
Highlights from your plan
Elim Dunes ©
Elim Dunes
Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass
Kuiseb River ©
Kuiseb River

1
night
Sesriem

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Fri): explore the fascinating landscape at Namib-Naukluft National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sesriem tour website.

Traveling by car from Namib-Naukluft Park to Sesriem takes 3.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Fri) early enough to travel to Gobabeb.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:
Highlights from your plan
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park

2
nights
Gobabeb

Gobabeb ©
On the 30th (Sat), admire nature's extreme beauty at Gobabeb Desert Research Station and then explore the striking landscape of Dorob National Park.

To find ratings, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Gobabeb trip itinerary builder website.

Traveling by car from Sesriem to Gobabeb takes 4 hours. In May, daily temperatures in Gobabeb can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 31st (Sun), you're off to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Gobabeb

Parks Nature Wildlife
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Gobabeb Desert Research Station ©
Gobabeb Desert Research Station

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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Spitzkoppe (in Damaraland) and Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more). There's lots more to do: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, buy something for everyone on your list at Platz Am Meer, admire the landmark architecture of Hohenzollernhaus, and examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum.

To find where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, use the Swakopmund trip site.

You can drive from Gobabeb to Swakopmund in 2 hours. May in Swakopmund sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Spitzkoppe
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 6:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Off-Road Tours

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