30 days in Namibia Itinerary

30 days in Namibia Itinerary

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30 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Belgrade
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Sesriem
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Swakopmund
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
4
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Outjo
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h 45​min
6
Kongola
— 1 night
+2
Drive + ferry + Drive:  10​h 45​min
7
Bwabwata National Park
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  3​h 30​min
8
Windhoek
— 6 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
9
Luderitz
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  22​h
10
Epupa
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  34​h
End: Belgrade

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. On the 2nd (Fri), soar above the sights with a balloon tour. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire nature's extreme beauty at Namib-Naukluft National Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Sesriem trip planner .

Belgrade, Serbia to Sesriem is an approximately 25-hour flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time (CET) to Central African Time (CAT), which is usually a 1 hour difference. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to drive to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

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

2
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.
On the 4th (Sun), explore the activities along Kuiseb River and then cruise along Kuiseb Pass.

To see reviews, photos, maps, and more tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park trip maker app .

You can drive from Sesriem to Namib-Naukluft Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in November, and nighttime lows around 14°C. On the 5th (Mon), you'll travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trip

Kuiseb Pass
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Kuiseb River ©
Kuiseb River
Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass

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.
Head to Kristall Galerie and Die Muschelfor some retail therapy. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Karakulia Weavers and COSDEF Arts & Craft Centre. Spend the 10th (Sat) on the water with a fishing tour. There's still lots to do: browse the different shops at Platz Am Meer, take in the spiritual surroundings of German Evangelical Lutheran Church, stroll through Snake Park, and take a leisurely stroll along Swakopmund Jetty.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund takes 1.5 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Kristall Galerie ©
Kristall Galerie
COSDEF Arts & Craft Centre ©
COSDEF Arts & Craft Centre

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 12th (Mon): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Burnt Mountain, explore the striking landscape at Organ Pipes, and then appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein. On the next day, take in the awesome beauty at Brandberg Mountain.

To see reviews, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, read Damaraland vacation planning tool .

Getting from Swakopmund to Damaraland by car takes about 3.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Tue) so you can drive to Outjo.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature Parks Historic Sites

Side Trips

Burnt Mountain, Organ Pipes
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Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes

1
night
Outjo

Outjo ©
Start off your visit on the 14th (Wed): look for gifts at Namibia (SWA) Gemstones.

For where to stay, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, read Outjo trip itinerary maker tool .

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Outjo takes 4 hours. In November, plan for daily highs up to 39°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 14th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Kongola.

Things to do in Outjo

Shopping
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Namibia (SWA) Gemstones ©
Namibia (SWA) Gemstones

1
night
Kongola

Kongola ©
Kongola is a village and the district capital of the Kongola Constituency in Namibia's Caprivi Strip. Start off your visit on the 15th (Thu): examine the collection at Mafwe Living Museum and then look for gifts at Mashi Crafts. On the 16th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: explore the striking landscape of Mamili National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, use the Kongola day trip planning tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Outjo to Kongola in 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and ferry. Traveling from Outjo in November, Kongola is a bit warmer at night with lows of 26°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Bwabwata National Park.

Things to do in Kongola

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Nkasa Rupara National Park
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Nkasa Rupara National Park ©
Nkasa Rupara National Park
Mashi Crafts ©
Mashi Crafts
Mafwe Living Museum ©
Mafwe Living Museum

1
day
Bwabwata National Park

Bwabwata National Park ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Sat): stroll through Mahango Game Reserve.

For reviews, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Bwabwata National Park trip planning website .

Getting from Kongola to Bwabwata National Park by combination of car and ferry takes about 11 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Bwabwata National Park

Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Mahango Game Reserve
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Mahango Game Reserve ©
Mahango Game Reserve

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.
Do your shopping at Namibia Craft Centre and Wecke & Voigts. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Maerua Mall and Okapuka Ranch. Get out of town with these interesting Windhoek side-trips: Gross Barmen Hot Springs (in Gross Barmen) and Okahandja Mbangura Woodcarvers Craft Market (in Okahandja). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, examine the collection at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, stop by Sunstar Diamonds, and don't miss a visit to Heroes Acre.

To find traveler tips, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Windhoek day trip tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Bwabwata National Park to Windhoek in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In November in Windhoek, expect temperatures between 37°C during the day and 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Fri) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trips

Gross Barmen Hot Springs, Okahandja Mbangura Woodcarvers Craft Market
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Maerua Mall ©
Maerua Mall

3
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 24th (Sat): contemplate the long history of Kolmanskop Ghost Town, then pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, and then contemplate the long history of The Goerke House. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Crayfish Bar & Lounge and then visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Luderitz trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Windhoek in November, expect Luderitz to be slightly colder, temps between 26°C and 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 26th (Mon) to allow time for travel to Epupa.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

2
nights
Epupa

Epupa ©
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Tue): admire the sheer force of Epupa Falls.

To find maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Epupa travel planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Epupa takes 22 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. You'll set off for home on the 29th (Thu).

Things to do in Epupa

Nature Parks
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Epupa Falls ©
Epupa Falls

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