50 days in Namibia Itinerary

50 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Bremen
Fly + Drive:  27 h
1
Sesriem
— 3 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
2
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
3
Swakopmund
— 8 nights
Drive:  3 h
4
Damaraland
— 4 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
5
Hentiesbaai
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  5 h 15 min
6
Etosha National Park
— 4 nights
Drive:  3 h 15 min
7
Otjiwarongo
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  4 h 30 min
8
Luderitz
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 45 min
9
Fish River Region
— 3 nights
Fly:  4 h 15 min
10
Windhoek
— 9 nights
Fly:  23 h
End: Bremen

3
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Take a break from Sesriem with a short trip to Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate in Maltahohe, about 1h 05 min away. Spend the 1st (Mon) exploring nature at Namib-Naukluft National Park. The adventure continues: take a memorable tour with Tours.

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Bremen, Germany to Sesriem is an approximately 26- hour combination of flight and car. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Wed) so you can go by car to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature Parks Wineries

Side Trip

Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 3:
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Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Balloon Rides
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate ©
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Namib-Naukluft Park side-trips: Tropic of Capricorn Sign (in Solitaire) and Dorob National Park (in Gobabeb). There's much more to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Big Daddy Dune, explore the striking landscape at Elim Dunes, take a memorable drive along Kuiseb Pass, and explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Namib-Naukluft Park tour planner.

You can drive from Sesriem to Namib-Naukluft Park in 3.5 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature Parks Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Tropic of Capricorn Sign, Dorob National Park, Kuiseb Pass
Find places to stay Jun 3 — 7:
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Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune
Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Tropic of Capricorn Sign ©
Tropic of Capricorn Sign

8
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more). There's much more to do: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, get interesting insight from Tours, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7, and kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park.

For photos, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Swakopmund trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund in 1.5 hours. In June in Swakopmund, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) so you can go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Moon Landscape
Find places to stay Jun 7 — 15:
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Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Venture out of the city with trips to Messum Crater (in Uis) and Khorixas (Burnt Mountain & Ugab River).

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, refer to the Damaraland trip itinerary planning app.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Damaraland in 3 hours. Traveling from Swakopmund in June, you will find days in Damaraland are somewhat warmer (35°C), and nights are about the same (11°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Hentiesbaai.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Khorixas, Messum Crater
Find places to stay Jun 15 — 19:
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Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

4
nights
Hentiesbaai

Hentiesbaai
Hentiesbaai is known for historic sites and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Cape Cross and steep yourself in history at Zeila Shipwreck.

For maps, photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Hentiesbaai tour itinerary maker.

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Hentiesbaai takes 2.5 hours. You'll set off for Etosha National Park on the 23rd (Tue).

Things to do in Hentiesbaai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Cross
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 23:
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Cape Cross
Cape Cross
Zeila Shipwreck ©
Zeila Shipwreck

4
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.
Go for a jaunt from Etosha National Park to Ondangwa to see Nakambale museum about 2 hours away. There's more to do: make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole and stroll through Etosha.

Plan a Etosha National Park trip in moments using our itinerary builder.

Do a combination of car and flight from Hentiesbaai to Etosha National Park in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and shuttle; or do a combination of car, train, and shuttle. On the 27th (Sat), you'll travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nakambale museum
Find places to stay Jun 23 — 27:
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha
Nakambale museum ©
Nakambale museum

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Omaruru (Kristall Kellerei & Erongo Mountain Winery), Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village (in Tsumeb) and Mundulea Nature Reserve (in Otavi). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund and walk around Waterberg National Park.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo day trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Etosha National Park to Otjiwarongo. In June, daytime highs in Otjiwarongo are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Omaruru, Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village, Mundulea Nature Reserve
Find places to stay Jun 27 — Jul 1:
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Luderitz: Aus (Wild Horses of the Namib & Garub Pan). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche, and kick back and relax at Agate Beach.

For traveler tips, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Luderitz road trip website.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Otjiwarongo to Luderitz in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Otjiwarongo in July, expect nights in Luderitz to be about the same, around 11°C, while days are little chillier, around 24°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Fish River Region.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Aus
Find places to stay Jul 1 — 5:
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

3
nights
Fish River Region

Fish River Region ©
The Fish River Canyon, is located in the south of Namibia. Step out of Fish River Region to go to Rosh Pinah and see Rosh Pinah Geo Centre, which is approximately 1h 30 min away. The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon and walk around /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.

To find out how to plan a trip to Fish River Region, use our trip itinerary maker.

Getting from Luderitz to Fish River Region by flight takes about 4 hours. On the 8th (Wed), you're off to Windhoek.

Things to do in Fish River Region

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trip

Rosh Pinah Geo Centre
Find places to stay Jul 5 — 8:
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Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon

9
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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, stroll through Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, and wander the wide-open spaces of Okapuka Ranch.

To see photos, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Windhoek trip maker website.

You can fly from Fish River Region to Windhoek in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. July in Windhoek sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 9°C at night. On the 17th (Fri), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Museums Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery
Find places to stay Jul 8 — 17:
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National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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