31 days in Namibia Itinerary

31 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Luderitz
— 2 nights
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Ais-Ais
— 1 night
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Sesriem
— 1 day
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Namib-Naukluft Park
— 3 nights
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Swakopmund
— 7 nights
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Damaraland
— 3 nights
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Khorixas
— 2 nights
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Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
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Etosha National Park
— 2 nights
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Windhoek
— 7 nights

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Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Luderitz is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, contemplate the long history of The Goerke House, and visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Luderitz holiday planner.

Windhoek to Luderitz is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Windhoek in October, expect Luderitz to be little chillier, temps between 27°C and 14°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites · Nature · Beaches · Outdoors
Find places to stay Oct 1 — 3:
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Lighthouse
Diaz Point
3.3
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Church
Felsenkirche
3.9

1
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Ais-Ais

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

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ais-Ais road trip website.

Drive from Luderitz to Ais-Ais in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Sesriem.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 3 — 4:
Highlights from your trip

1
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Sesriem

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. On the 5th (Sat), explore the fascinating landscape at Namib-Naukluft National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sesriem journey planning website.

You can drive from Ais-Ais to Sesriem in 7.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 4 — 5:
Highlights from your trip

3
nights
Namib-Naukluft Park

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Take a break from Namib-Naukluft Park with a short trip to Gobabeb Desert Research Station in Gobabeb, about 1h 20 min away. There's more to do: explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon and admire all the interesting features of Kuiseb Pass.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Namib-Naukluft Park trip planning app.

Drive from Sesriem to Namib-Naukluft Park in 3.5 hours. In October, daytime highs in Namib-Naukluft Park are 25°C, while nighttime lows are 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature · Parks · Wildlife · Outdoors

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 5 — 8:
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Scenic Drive
Kuiseb Pass
4.9

7
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 out of town with these interesting Swakopmund side-trips: Walvis Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Walvis Bay Waterfront, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stop by Die Muschel, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Marin Aquarium of Namibia, and examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip website.

You can drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Swakopmund can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks

Side Trips

Find places to stay Oct 8 — 15:
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Safari
Safaris
4.8
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Kayaking / Canoeing
Kayaking & Canoeing
4.9
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Specialty Museum
Swakopmund Museum
4.3

3
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Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Damaraland is known for trails, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein, see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum, and trek along Spitzkoppe.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Damaraland online road trip planner.

Getting from Swakopmund to Damaraland by car takes about 6.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Khorixas.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature · Trails · Outdoors · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 15 — 18:
Highlights from your trip
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Hiking Trail
Spitzkoppe
4.7
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World heritage site
Twyfelfontein
4.2
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Specialty Museum
Damara Living Museum
4.4

2
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Khorixas

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. On the 19th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Ugab River and then take an in-depth tour of Experience Darama Culture Museum. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Burnt Mountain, explore the striking landscape at Organ Pipes, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Khorixas road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Khorixas takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Khorixas

Nature · Parks · Museums
Find places to stay Oct 18 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
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Geologic Formation
Organ Pipes
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Geologic Formation
Burnt Mountain
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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 21st (Mon): stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund and then stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Africat and then stroll around Waterberg National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Otjiwarongo online road trip planner.

Getting from Khorixas to Otjiwarongo by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 41°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 20 — 22:
Highlights from your trip
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Nature / Park
Africat
4.0

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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 23rd (Wed), stroll through Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Etosha National Park trip itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park with the Route module. On the 24th (Thu), you're off to Windhoek.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife · Parks
Find places to stay Oct 22 — 24:
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Nature / Park
Etosha
4.3

7
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Windhoek

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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, tour the pleasant surroundings at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, and take in the local highlights with Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Windhoek trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Etosha National Park to Windhoek takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. October in Windhoek sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Museums · Historic Sites · Outdoors · Wildlife
Find places to stay Oct 24 — 31:
Highlights from your trip
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Specialty Museum
National Museum of Namibia
2.5
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Religious Site
Christuskirche
3.7
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Nature / Park
NamibRand Nature Reserve
4.7

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