18 days in Namibia Itinerary

18 days in Namibia Itinerary

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18 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Bucharest
Fly:  21​h
1
Walvis Bay
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Otjiwarongo
— 3 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  6​h
3
Aus
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
4
Ais-Ais
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 30​min
5
Sesriem
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  23​h
End: Bucharest

3
nights
Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay ©
A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Long Beach Leisure Park and Zeila Shipwreck. Step out of the city life by going to Kuiseb River and Dolphin & Whale Watching. There's much more to do: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour, stroll through Dune 7, and take a leisurely stroll along Walvis Bay Waterfront.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Walvis Bay visit app .

Bucharest, Romania to Walvis Bay is an approximately 21-hour flight. Traveling from Bucharest in April, things will get a bit warmer in Walvis Bay: highs are around 30°C and lows about 17°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Zeila Shipwreck, Kuiseb River
Find places to stay Apr 15 — 19:
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Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Kuiseb River ©
Kuiseb River
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
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.
Get in touch with nature at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and Africat. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Erongo Mountain Winery and Namibia (SWA) Gemstones. Go for a jaunt from Otjiwarongo to Omaruru to see Tikoloshe Afrika about 1h 25 min away. The adventure continues: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund.

For other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo travel planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Walvis Bay to Otjiwarongo takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, plan for daily highs up to 33°C, and evening lows to 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) so you can travel to Aus.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Omaruru, Namibia (SWA) Gemstones
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REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
Africat ©
Africat
Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund

2
nights
Aus

Aus ©
Aus is a settlement in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll through Garub Pan and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wild Horses of the Namib.

To find photos, where to stay, other places to visit, and more tourist information, you can read our Aus tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Otjiwarongo to Aus takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. You'll set off for Ais-Ais on the 24th (Fri).

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
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon and then stroll around /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon Nationalpark.

To see more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Ais-Ais route builder app .

Traveling by car from Aus to Ais-Ais takes 4 hours. On the 26th (Sun), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sesriem.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

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

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. You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Hidden Vlei and Spreetshoogte Pass. Take a break from the city and head to Sossusvlei and Elim Dunes. Get out of town with these interesting Sesriem side-trips: Sossusvlei (Big Daddy Dune & Deadvlei). Next up on the itinerary: take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon and enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To find photos, ratings, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Sesriem online trip itinerary planner .

Traveling by car from Ais-Ais to Sesriem takes 7.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Hidden Vlei ©
Hidden Vlei
Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass

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