22 days in Namibia Itinerary

22 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Walvis Bay
— 1 night
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Swakopmund
— 4 nights
3
Damaraland
— 1 night
4
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
5
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
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Windhoek
— 4 nights
7
Luderitz
— 2 nights
8
Ais-Ais
— 1 night
9
Sesriem
— 2 nights

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Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): get interesting insight from Tours and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. On the 20th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take a leisurely stroll along Walvis Bay Waterfront, enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach Leisure Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7.

For traveler tips, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Walvis Bay attractions planning app.

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Walvis Bay is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. Traveling from Luxembourg City in August, plan for a bit cooler nights in Walvis Bay, with lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 19 — 20:
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Dolphin / Whale Watching
Dolphin & Whale Watching
4.6
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.9

4
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.
Family-friendly places like Safaris and Welwitschia Plains will thrill your kids. Next up on the itinerary: snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty, observe the fascinating underwater world at National Marin Aquarium of Namibia, experience rural life at Swakopmund Camel Farm, and take in the spiritual surroundings of German Evangelical Lutheran Church.

To find ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Swakopmund road trip planner.

You can drive from Walvis Bay to Swakopmund in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In August, daytime highs in Swakopmund are 24°C, while nighttime lows are 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 20 — 24:
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Safari
Safaris
4.8
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Specialty Museum
Swakopmund Museum
4.3

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brandberg Mountain and then appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein.

Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Damaraland trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Damaraland in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Swakopmund in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Damaraland: highs are around 28°C and lows about 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
Find places to stay Aug 24 — 25:
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World heritage site
Twyfelfontein
4.2

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat and then stroll around Waterberg National Park. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund and then stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust.

To see more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Otjiwarongo trip planner.

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Otjiwarongo takes 8 hours. When traveling from Damaraland in August, plan for somewhat warmer days and a bit cooler nights in Otjiwarongo: temperatures range from 34°C by day to 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Aug 25 — 27:
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Nature / Park
Africat
4.0

1
night
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.
Start off your visit on the 28th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see where to stay, ratings, maps, and more tourist information, read Etosha National Park trip website.

Explore your travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Aug 27 — 28:
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Nature / Park
Etosha
4.3

4
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.
Attractions like Christuskirche and Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve make great kid-friendly stops. Take a break from Windhoek with a short trip to Deadvlei in Sossusvlei, about 5h 30 min away. Spend the 29th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's much more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre.

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Getting from Etosha National Park to Windhoek by flight takes about 5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. In August, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 1st (Sun) to allow time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Aug 28 — Sep 1:
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Safari
Safaris
4.8
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Religious Site
Christuskirche
3.7
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Nature / Park
NamibRand Nature Reserve
4.7

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Mon): get to know the fascinating history of Diaz Point, then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche, then see the interesting displays at Luderitz Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at The Goerke House. On the 3rd (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach.

To find ratings, photos, maps, and tourist information, read our Luderitz trip itinerary maker app.

Fly from Windhoek to Luderitz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Windhoek in September; daily highs in Luderitz reach 24°C and lows reach 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites · Beaches · Nature · Outdoors
Find places to stay Sep 1 — 3:
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Lighthouse
Diaz Point
3.3
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Beach
Agate Beach
2.7

1
night
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon.

To find reviews, maps, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Ais-Ais tour itinerary planner.

Traveling by car from Luderitz to Ais-Ais takes 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can travel to Sesriem.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Sep 3 — 4:
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2
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Explore Sesriem's surroundings by going to Sossusvlei (in Namib-Naukluft Park) and Sossusvlei (Big Daddy Dune & Dune 45 Sossusvlei). Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring nature at Namib-Naukluft National Park. It doesn't end there: soar above the sights with a balloon tour and take in the dramatic natural features at Elim Dunes.

To find other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sesriem online vacation planner.

You can drive from Ais-Ais to Sesriem in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Sat) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature · Parks · Outdoors · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Sep 4 — 7:
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Must see
Sossusvlei
4.8
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Desert
Big Daddy Dune
5.0

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