60 days in Namibia Itinerary

60 days in Namibia Itinerary

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60 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Phnom Penh
Fly:  27​h
1
Windhoek
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Luderitz
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Keetmanshoop
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Ais-Ais
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Sesriem
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Swakopmund
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Damaraland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Khorixas
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Kamanjab
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Etosha National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Otjiwarongo
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  30​h
End: Phnom Penh

7
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.
Step out of Windhoek with an excursion to Rhenish Mission Church in Otjimbingwe--about 1h 50 min away. And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, have some family-friendly fun at Archer's Land, hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, photos, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Windhoek day trip website .

Phnom Penh, Cambodia to Windhoek is an approximately 27-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone changes from Indochina Time (ICT) to Central African Time (CAT), which is usually a -5 hour difference. Traveling from Phnom Penh in September, you will find days in Windhoek are little chillier (34°C), and nights are colder (16°C). Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Rhenish Mission Church
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Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

4
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Explore Luderitz's surroundings by going to Aus (Wild Horses of the Namib & Garub Pan). There's much more to do: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, see the interesting displays at Luderitz Museum, get to know the fascinating history of Diaz Point, and pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche.

To find reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Luderitz trip maker site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Windhoek in September, expect Luderitz to be a bit cooler, temps between 24°C and 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to drive to Keetmanshoop.

Things to do in Luderitz

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Aus
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Wild Horses of the Namib ©
Wild Horses of the Namib
Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point

4
nights
Keetmanshoop

Keetmanshoop ©
Keetmanshoop is a city in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Upington in South Africa. Keetmanshoop is known for parks and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll around Garas Park Rest Camp, enjoy some diversion at Quivertree Forest and Giant's Playground, admire the engineering at Naute Dam, and sample the fine beverages at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery.

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Drive from Luderitz to Keetmanshoop in 5 hours. When traveling from Luderitz in September, plan for somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Keetmanshoop: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 14°C at night. You will leave for Ais-Ais on the 17th (Tue).

Things to do in Keetmanshoop

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Brukkaros
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Garas Park Rest Camp ©
Garas Park Rest Camp
Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery ©

4
nights
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Ais-Ais is known for nature and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon, walk around Fish River Canyon Nationalpark, and tour the pleasant surroundings at /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Ais-Ais road trip planning site .

Getting from Keetmanshoop to Ais-Ais by car takes about 3 hours. On the 21st (Sat), you're off toSesriem.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark ©
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark

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. Change things up with these side-trips from Sesriem: Namib Carnivore Conservation Centre (in Solitaire) and Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate (in Maltahohe). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring the stark beauty of Namib-Naukluft National Park. Next up on the itinerary: soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

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Drive from Ais-Ais to Sesriem in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate, Namib Carnivore Conservation Centre
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Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate ©
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate
Balloon Rides

5
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 find plenty of places to visit near Namib-Naukluft Park: Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station) and Tropic of Capricorn Sign (in Solitaire). There's much more to do: take a memorable drive along Spreetshoogte Pass, contemplate the waterfront views at Kuiseb River, admire all the interesting features of Kuiseb Pass, and take in the dramatic natural features at Elim Dunes.

For more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Namib-Naukluft Park trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Sesriem to Namib-Naukluft Park takes 3.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Namib-Naukluft Park can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 30th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gobabeb, Tropic of Capricorn Sign, Kuiseb Pass
Find places to stay Sep 25 — 30:
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Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass
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 Swakopmund's surroundings by going to Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Zeila Shipwreck (in Hentiesbaai). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, push the limits with an extreme tour, and take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty.

To find traveler tips, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Swakopmund day trip planning site .

You can drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund in 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Swakopmund are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Zeila Shipwreck, Moon Landscape
Find places to stay Sep 30 — Oct 6:
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

5
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland
Change things up with a short trip to Messum Crater in Uis (about 58 minutes away).

To see other places to visit, where to stay, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Damaraland day trip planning website .

You can drive from Swakopmund to Damaraland in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 11th (Fri) early enough to drive to Khorixas.

Things to do in Damaraland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Messum Crater, Cape Cross
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Cape Cross
Cape Cross
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

4
nights
Khorixas

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. Khorixas is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest, explore the activities along Ugab River, explore the striking landscape at Organ Pipes, and examine the collection at Experience Darama Culture Museum.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, go to the Khorixas road trip planner .

Drive from Damaraland to Khorixas in 3 hours. On the 15th (Tue), you're off toKamanjab.

Things to do in Khorixas

Parks Nature Museums
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Petrified Forest ©
Petrified Forest
Ugab River ©
Ugab River
Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes

4
nights
Kamanjab

Kamanjab ©
Kamanjab is a village of 6,012 people in the Kunene region in Namibia. Kamanjab is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to Rock Engravings at Peet Alberts Koppie, tour the pleasant surroundings at Otjitotongwe Cheetah Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Burnt Mountain.

To see maps, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Kamanjab road trip planner .

Getting from Khorixas to Kamanjab by car takes about 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Etosha National Park on the 19th (Sat).

Things to do in Kamanjab

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Burnt Mountain ©
Burnt Mountain
Otjikandero Himba Orphanage Village ©

5
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.
Step out of Etosha National Park to go to Ondangwa and see Nakambale museum, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole and stroll through Etosha Pan.

For where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Etosha National Park route planning app .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kamanjab to Etosha National Park. On the 24th (Thu), you'll travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nakambale museum
Find places to stay Oct 19 — 24:
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Etosha ©
Etosha
Nakambale museum ©
Nakambale museum

5
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 Namibia (SWA) Gemstones (in Outjo) and Okonjima Game Reserve (in Waterberg Plateau Park). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund and walk around Waterberg National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Otjiwarongo sightseeing planner.

Explore your travel options from Etosha National Park to Otjiwarongo with the Route module. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 20°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Okonjima Game Reserve, Namibia (SWA) Gemstones
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 29:
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Okonjima Game Reserve ©
Okonjima Game Reserve
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©

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