6 days in Namibia Itinerary

6 days in Namibia Itinerary

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6 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  3​h 15​min
1
Windhoek
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Luderitz
— 1 night
+2
Fly + Drive + train:  8​h 45​min
3
Omaruru
— 1 day
Drive:  2​h 30​min
4
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei. On your second day here, admire the striking features of Christuskirche, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and then pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Cathedral.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, use the Windhoek holiday maker app .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Johannesburg, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche, and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Agate Beach.

To see ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Luderitz online trip maker .

Getting from Windhoek to Luderitz by combination of car and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Windhoek in January: highs in Luderitz hover around 28°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) early enough to travel to Omaruru.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

1
day
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 29th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Kristall Kellerei and then do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery.

To find ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read Omaruru travel route planner .

You can do a combination of flight and train from Luderitz to Omaruru in 9 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Cap off your sightseeing on the 29th (Wed) early enough to go by car to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Omaruru

Wineries
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Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Erongo Mountain Winery
Kristall Kellerei ©
Kristall Kellerei

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour, then walk around Long Beach Leisure Park, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour. On the 31st (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7 and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip builder .

Traveling by car from Omaruru to Swakopmund takes 2.5 hours. In January, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 31st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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