22 days in Namibia Itinerary

22 days in Namibia Itinerary

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22 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Luxembourg City
Fly:  25​h
1
Walvis Bay
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 30​min
2
Swakopmund
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
3
Damaraland
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
4
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Windhoek
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
7
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
8
Ais-Ais
— 1 night
Drive:  6​h 30​min
9
Sesriem
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Luxembourg City

1
night
Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports and then get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports. On the next day, take a leisurely stroll along Walvis Bay Waterfront, then stroll around Long Beach Leisure Park, and then stroll through Dune 7.

To find where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and tourist information, refer to the Walvis Bay trip planner .

Luxembourg City, Luxembourg to Walvis Bay is an approximately 25-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Luxembourg City to Walvis Bay. Traveling from Luxembourg City in August, expect little chillier with lows of 11°C in Walvis Bay. Cap off your sightseeing on the 20th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks
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Dolphin & Whale Watching
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Kayaking & Canoeing

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.
Bring the kids along to Safaris and Welwitschia Plains. And it doesn't end there: take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, look for gifts at Die Muschel, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Marine Aquarium of Namibia, and don't miss a visit to Woermannhaus.

For maps, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Swakopmund vacation builder website .

You can drive from Walvis Bay to Swakopmund in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and car. In August, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 24th (Sat) so you can go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
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Safaris
National Marin Aquarium of Namibia ©
National Marin Aquarium of Namibia
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sun): take in the awesome beauty at Brandberg Mountain and then appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein.

To find more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, read Damaraland travel route planning app .

Traveling by car from Swakopmund to Damaraland takes 3 hours. Plan for a bit warmer temperatures traveling from Swakopmund in August, with highs in Damaraland at 28°C and lows at 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Sun) early enough to drive to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature Parks Historic Sites
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Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein

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.
On the 26th (Mon), stroll through Africat and then walk around Waterberg National Park. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund and then tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo online tour itinerary planner .

Drive from Damaraland to Otjiwarongo in 4 hours. Traveling from Damaraland in August, you will find days in Otjiwarongo are somewhat warmer (34°C), and nights are slightly colder (12°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Tue) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat

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.
On the 28th (Wed), tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha Pan and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Etosha National Park using our trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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 Safaris and NamibRand Nature Reserve make great kid-friendly stops. And it doesn't end there: get outside with Deadvlei, look for gifts at Herrle & Herma Jewellers, admire the landmark architecture of Christuskirche, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, use the Windhoek day trip tool .

Traveling by flight from Etosha National Park to Windhoek takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In August, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Safaris
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 2nd (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Diaz Point, pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, then examine the collection at Luderitz Museum, and finally steep yourself in history at The Goerke House. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue): contemplate the long history of Kolmanskop Ghost Town and then admire nature's extreme beauty at Agate Beach.

Quickly create a custom-made itinerary for Luderitz using our trip planner.

Getting from Windhoek to Luderitz by combination of car and flight takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Windhoek in September: high temperatures in Luderitz hover around 24°C and lows are around 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Tue) early enough to travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Museums Nature
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point

1
night
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
On the 4th (Wed), take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon Nationalpark and then take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Ais-Ais trip simple and quick.

Traveling by car from Luderitz to Ais-Ais takes 5.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Sesriem.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

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

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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Sesriem: Sossusvlei (Big Daddy Dune & Dune 45 Sossusvlei) and Sossusvlei (in Namib-Naukluft Park). Spend the 6th (Fri) exploring the stark beauty of Namib-Naukluft National Park. The adventure continues: soar above the sights with a balloon tour and take in the dramatic natural features at Elim Dunes.

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Drive from Ais-Ais to Sesriem in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can fly. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature Parks Tours

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park

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