49 days in Namibia Itinerary

49 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Maltahohe
— 1 night
2
Hardap
— 1 night
3
Sesriem
— 4 nights
4
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 4 nights
5
Swakopmund
— 5 nights
6
Omaruru
— 3 nights
7
Kamanjab
— 2 nights
8
Tsumeb
— 3 nights
9
Rundu
— 3 nights
10
Waterberg Plateau Park
— 3 nights
11
Otjiwarongo
— 4 nights
12
Luderitz
— 4 nights
13
Windhoek
— 6 nights
14
Epupa
— 3 nights

1
night
Maltahohe

Maltahohe ©
Maltahöhe is a village in southern central Namibia close to the Swartrand escarpment, about 110 km west of Mariental in the Hardap Region. On the 15th (Wed), do a tasting at Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate.

To find out how to plan a trip to Maltahohe, use our trip itinerary maker.

Berlin, Germany to Maltahohe is an approximately 166.5-hour car ride. In April, daytime highs in Maltahohe are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Wed) so you can go by car to Hardap.

Things to do in Maltahohe

Wineries
Find places to stay Apr 14 — 15:
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Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate ©
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate

1
night
Hardap

Hardap
On the 16th (Thu), explore and take pictures at Tsaris Pass.

For traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Hardap trip itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Maltahohe to Hardap takes 1.5 hours. On the 16th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Sesriem.

Things to do in Hardap

Outdoors Scenic Drive
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 16:

4
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Get in touch with nature at Namib-Naukluft National Park and Balloon Rides.

To see ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sesriem online day trip planner.

You can drive from Hardap to Sesriem in 7 hours. You'll set off for Namib-Naukluft Park on the 20th (Mon).

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Outdoors
Find places to stay Apr 16 — 20:
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Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Balloon Rides

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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hidden Vlei and Dorob National Park. Step out of the city life by going to Spreetshoogte Pass and Kuiseb River. Step out of Namib-Naukluft Park with an excursion to Tropic of Capricorn Sign in Solitaire--about 1h 40 min away. It doesn't end there: don't miss a visit to Kuiseb Pass and take in the dramatic natural features at Elim Dunes.

To see maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Namib-Naukluft Park trip builder website.

You can drive from Sesriem to Namib-Naukluft Park in 3.5 hours. April in Namib-Naukluft Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Fri) so you can drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Tropic of Capricorn Sign, Dorob National Park, Kuiseb Pass
Find places to stay Apr 20 — 24:
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Hidden Vlei ©
Hidden Vlei
Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass
Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass

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.
Visiting Long Beach Leisure Park and Nature & Wildlife Tours will get you outdoors. You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Kristall Galerie and Food Tours. There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape at Moon Landscape, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at German Evangelical Lutheran Church, tour the pleasant surroundings at Welwitschia Plains, and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, read Swakopmund online trip builder.

Getting from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund by car takes about 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Swakopmund are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to drive to Omaruru.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Moon Landscape
Find places to stay Apr 24 — 29:
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
German Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
German Evangelical Lutheran Church

3
nights
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Get some cultural insight at Dinosaur Tracks - National Monument NAMIBIA and Kristall Kellerei. Step off the beaten path and head to Tikoloshe Afrika and Erongo Mountain Winery.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Omaruru tour itinerary planner.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Omaruru in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train; or do a combination of train and car. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Kamanjab.

Things to do in Omaruru

Wineries Historic Sites Museums

Side Trip

Dinosaur Tracks - National Monument NAMIBIA
Find places to stay Apr 29 — May 2:
Highlights from your plan
Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Erongo Mountain Winery
Tikoloshe Afrika ©
Tikoloshe Afrika
Kristall Kellerei ©
Kristall Kellerei

2
nights
Kamanjab

Kamanjab ©
Kamanjab is a village of 6,012 people in the Kunene region in Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Sun): contemplate the long history of Rock Engravings at Peet Alberts Koppie, don't miss a visit to Otjikandero Himba Orphanage Village, and then stroll through Otjitotongwe Cheetah Park. Here are some ideas for day two: take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Burnt Mountain.

To see ratings, traveler tips, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Kamanjab road trip planning app.

You can drive from Omaruru to Kamanjab in 4.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Tsumeb.

Things to do in Kamanjab

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
Find places to stay May 2 — 4:
Highlights from your plan
Burnt Mountain ©
Burnt Mountain
Rock Engravings at Peet Alberts Koppie ©
Rock Engravings at Peet Alberts Koppie
Otjikandero Himba Orphanage Village ©
Otjikandero Himba Orphanage Village

3
nights
Tsumeb

Tsumeb ©
Tsumeb is a city of 15,000 inhabitants and the largest town in Oshikoto region in northern Namibia. Museum-lovers will appreciate Tsumeb Museum and Alte Fort Museum. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hoba Meteorite and Tsumeb Art and Craft Center. Go for a jaunt from Tsumeb to Grootfontein to see Mangetti National Park about 36 minutes away. There's much more to do: get outside with Expedite Aviation, make a trip to Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Guinas.

For ratings, more things to do, and more tourist information, go to the Tsumeb trip planner.

Getting from Kamanjab to Tsumeb by car takes about 5 hours. May in Tsumeb sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Rundu.

Things to do in Tsumeb

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Grootfontein
Find places to stay May 4 — 7:
Highlights from your plan
Tsumeb Museum ©
Tsumeb Museum
Hoba Meteorite ©
Hoba Meteorite
Alte Fort Museum ©
Alte Fort Museum

3
nights
Rundu

Rundu ©
Rundu is the capital of the Kavango-East Region, northern Namibia, on the border with Angola on the banks of the Kavango River about 1000m above sea level. Explore hidden gems such as Mbunza Living Museum and FAWENA Kavango Basket Shop.

To find other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Rundu route maker site.

You can drive from Tsumeb to Rundu in 3.5 hours. Traveling from Tsumeb in May, plan for somewhat warmer nights in Rundu, with lows around °C. On the 10th (Sun), you're off to Waterberg Plateau Park.

Things to do in Rundu

Museums Shopping
Find places to stay May 7 — 10:
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Mbunza Living Museum ©
Mbunza Living Museum

3
nights
Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau Park ©
Discover out-of-the-way places like Okonjima Game Reserve and Waterburg Plateau Park.

To see photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Waterberg Plateau Park trip itinerary builder app.

Traveling by car from Rundu to Waterberg Plateau Park takes 7 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. On the 13th (Wed), you're off to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Waterberg Plateau Park

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

Waterburg Plateau Park
Find places to stay May 10 — 13:
Highlights from your plan
Waterburg Plateau Park ©
Waterburg Plateau Park
Okonjima Game Reserve ©
Okonjima Game Reserve

4
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and Namibia (SWA) Gemstones. Get outdoors at Africat and Cheetah Conservation Fund. There's still lots to do: stroll around Waterberg National Park.

To find maps, more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo online itinerary builder.

Drive from Waterberg Plateau Park to Otjiwarongo in 1.5 hours. In May, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trip

Namibia (SWA) Gemstones
Find places to stay May 13 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Namibia (SWA) Gemstones ©
Namibia (SWA) Gemstones
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust
Africat ©
Africat

4
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Family-friendly places like Felsenkirche and Kolmanskop Ghost Town will thrill your kids. Step off the beaten path and head to Wild Horses of the Namib and Garub Pan. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Agate Beach, contemplate the long history of The Goerke House, and enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Luderitz online route builder.

Do a combination of car and flight from Otjiwarongo to Luderitz in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Otjiwarongo in May, plan for a bit cooler days in Luderitz, with highs around °C, while nights are about the same with lows around °C. You'll set off for Windhoek on the 21st (Thu).

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Aus
Find places to stay May 17 — 21:
Highlights from your plan
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche
The Goerke House ©
The Goerke House
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum and Pure & Simple Art Gallery. Visiting NamibRand Nature Reserve and Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis will get you outdoors. Explore Windhoek's surroundings by going to Okahandja Mbangura Woodcarvers Craft Market (in Okahandja) and Gross Barmen Hot Springs (in Gross Barmen). There's much more to do: look for gifts at Wecke & Voigts, browse the different shops at Maerua Mall, see the interesting displays at Owela Museum, and admire nature's wide array of creatures at Safari Gastefarm Dusternbrook.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek itinerary builder.

You can fly from Luderitz to Windhoek in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Luderitz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Epupa.

Things to do in Windhoek

Shopping Museums Parks

Side Trips

Okahandja Mbangura Woodcarvers Craft Market, Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, Gross Barmen Hot Springs
Find places to stay May 21 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Trans-Namib Railroad Museum ©
Trans-Namib Railroad Museum
Wecke & Voigts ©
Wecke & Voigts

3
nights
Epupa

Epupa ©
Epupa is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the dramatic scenery at Epupa Falls.

Planning Epupa trip won't be overwheling when you use's Insprock itinerary maker.

Getting from Windhoek to Epupa by combination of flight and car takes about 17 hours. You'll set off for home on the 31st (Sun).

Things to do in Epupa

Parks Nature
Find places to stay May 28 — 31:
Highlights from your plan
Epupa Falls ©
Epupa Falls

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