7 days in Namibia Itinerary

7 days in Namibia Itinerary

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7 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Livingstone
Fly + Drive:  12​h 30​min
1
Sesriem
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 30​min
2
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
3
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
4
Windhoek
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  2​h 45​min
End: Livingstone

1
night
Sesriem

Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. On the 25th (Wed), get interesting insight from Tours.

To see other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Sesriem trip itinerary planner.

Livingstone, Zambia to Sesriem is an approximately 12.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. On the 25th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Tours Outdoors
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Balloon Rides

1
night
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.
On the 26th (Thu), take a memorable drive along Spreetshoogte Pass.

For reviews, traveler tips, photos, and more tourist information, you can read our Namib-Naukluft Park online attractions planner .

You can drive from Sesriem to Namib-Naukluft Park in 3.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 27°C in December, and nighttime lows around 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 26th (Thu) early enough to go by car to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive
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Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass

2
nights
Swakopmund

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.
On the 27th (Fri), buy something for everyone on your list at Platz Am Meer, stop by Kristall Galerie, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, since 1983, then kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park, and finally tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in the waterfront at Swakopmund Jetty and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read Swakopmund holiday maker site .

Traveling by car from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund takes 1.5 hours. In December in Swakopmund, expect temperatures between 27°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Safaris
Kristall Galerie ©
Kristall Galerie

2
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.
On the 29th (Sun), see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve. Here are some ideas for day two: hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre, explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon Nationalpark, and then browse the different shops at Maerua Mall.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Windhoek tour itinerary maker website .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Swakopmund to Windhoek in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of car and bus. Traveling from Swakopmund in December, expect Windhoek to be a bit warmer, temps between 38°C and 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Tours Parks

Side Trip

Fish River Canyon Nationalpark
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Safaris
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark ©
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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