25 days in Erongo Region & Damaraland Itinerary

25 days in Erongo Region & Damaraland Itinerary

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25 days in Erongo Region & Damaraland Itinerary

Start: Walvis Bay
Drive:  1​h 45​min
1
Hentiesbaai
— 2 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
2
Damaraland
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
3
Otjimbingwe
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Gobabeb
— 4 nights
Drive:  2​h 15​min
5
Swakopmund
— 9 nights
Drive:  45​min
End: Walvis Bay

2
nights
Hentiesbaai

Hentiesbaai
On the 23rd (Thu), steep yourself in history at Zeila Shipwreck and then explore the activities along Cape Cross.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Hentiesbaai travel route planner .

Walvis Bay to Hentiesbaai is an approximately 2-hour car ride. You can also do a combination of train and car. On the 25th (Sat), you'll travel to Damaraland.

Things to do in Hentiesbaai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Cross
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Cape Cross
Cape Cross
Zeila Shipwreck ©
Zeila Shipwreck

5
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Take a break from the city and head to Messum Crater and Brandberg Mountain. Step out of Damaraland with an excursion to Burnt Mountain in Khorixas--about 1h 40 min away.

For other places to visit, maps, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Damaraland driving holiday planner .

Traveling by car from Hentiesbaai to Damaraland takes 2.5 hours. In May in Damaraland, expect temperatures between 23°C during the day and 20°C at night. You'll set off for Otjimbingwe on the 30th (Thu).

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Messum Crater, Burnt Mountain
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Messum Crater ©
Messum Crater
Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain

4
nights
Otjimbingwe

Otjimbingwe ©
Otjimbingwe is a settlement in the Erongo Region of central Namibia. Otjimbingwe is known for historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the architecture and atmosphere at Rhenish Mission Church.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Otjimbingwe journey planner .

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Otjimbingwe takes 4 hours. You will leave for Gobabeb on the 3rd (Mon).

Things to do in Otjimbingwe

Historic Sites
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Rhenish Mission Church ©
Rhenish Mission Church

4
nights
Gobabeb

Gobabeb ©
Get in touch with nature at Dorob National Park and Gobabeb Desert Research Station.

To see ratings, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Gobabeb road trip planner .

Getting from Otjimbingwe to Gobabeb by car takes about 4 hours. June in Gobabeb sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. You will leave for Swakopmund on the 7th (Fri).

Things to do in Gobabeb

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trip

Kuiseb Pass
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Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Gobabeb Desert Research Station ©
Gobabeb Desert Research Station
Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass

9
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.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Welwitschia Plains. Change things up with these side-trips from Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing, Walvis Bay Waterfront, & more). Spend the 13th (Thu) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: get outside with Outdoor Activities, stroll through Snake Park, take in the architecture and atmosphere at German Evangelical Lutheran Church, and walk around Long Beach Leisure Park.

To see more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, read Swakopmund online tour planner .

Traveling by car from Gobabeb to Swakopmund takes 2 hours. June in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 16th (Sun) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching