7 days in Namibia Itinerary

7 days in Namibia Itinerary

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7 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Belem
Fly + Drive:  33​h
1
Sesriem
— 1 day
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Windhoek
— 1 day
Fly:  3​h 30​min
3
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
4
Swakopmund
— 1 day
Fly:  30​h
End: Belem

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Sesriem

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): explore the striking landscape of Namib-Naukluft National Park.

For where to stay, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Sesriem trip planner .

Belem, Brazil to Sesriem is an approximately 33-hour flight. The time zone changes from Brasilia Time (BRT) to Central African Time (CAT), which is usually a 5 hour difference. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can go by car to Windhoek.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature Parks
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Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park

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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 25th (Fri): stop by Herrle & Herma Jewellers, admire the striking features of Christuskirche, then get outside with Deadvlei, and finally examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia.

To see ratings, where to stay, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Windhoek trip itinerary planning app .

Traveling by car from Sesriem to Windhoek takes 8.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in October, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Museums

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

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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.
On the 26th (Sat), tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha Pan and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Etosha National Park trip itinerary app .

Getting from Windhoek to Etosha National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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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.
Start off your visit on the 27th (Sun): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, and then get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

To find photos, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, read Swakopmund journey planner .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Etosha National Park to Swakopmund in 6.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. In October, daytime highs in Swakopmund are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours

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