8 days in Aus, Luderitz & Windhoek Itinerary

8 days in Aus, Luderitz & Windhoek Itinerary

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8 days in Aus, Luderitz & Windhoek Itinerary

Start: Windhoek
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
1
Aus
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 30​min
2
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
3
Windhoek
— 3 nights
End: Windhoek

1
night
Aus

Aus ©
Aus is a settlement in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. Start off your visit on the 2nd (Tue): stroll through Wild Horses of the Namib. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Garub Pan.

For traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Aus holiday planner .

Windhoek to Aus is an approximately 3.5-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Luderitz.

Things to do in Aus

Parks Wildlife
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Wild Horses of the Namib ©
Wild Horses of the Namib
Garub Pan ©
Garub Pan

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Thu): admire nature's extreme beauty at Agate Beach, then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 5th (Fri): steep yourself in history at The Goerke House, then enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point, and then examine the collection at Luderitz Museum.

For more things to do, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Luderitz day trip planner .

Drive from Aus to Luderitz in 1.5 hours. In July, daytime highs in Luderitz are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Fri) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Nature Outdoors
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

3
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.
Satisfy your inner culture vulture at National Museum of Namibia and Geological Survey Museum. Get outdoors at Safaris and Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve. There's still lots to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, and contemplate the long history of Katutura Township.

To find where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Windhoek visit site .

Getting from Luderitz to Windhoek by combination of flight and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. In July, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Mon) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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