10 days in Namibia Itinerary

10 days in Namibia Itinerary

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10 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Windhoek
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
2
Etosha National Park
— 1 day
Fly + Drive:  6​h 15​min
3
Swakopmund
— 3 nights
Drive:  16​h 15​min
4
Luderitz
— 1 night
Fly:  23​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

2
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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, and then stop by The Diamond Works. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, then admire the landmark architecture of Christuskirche, then examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, and finally see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Windhoek trip planner .

Amsterdam, Holland to Windhoek is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Central African Time (CAT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in March, things will get warmer in Windhoek: highs are around 34°C and lows about 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 17th (Tue) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

1
day
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 18th (Wed), don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find more things to do, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, read Etosha National Park vacation planner .

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Etosha National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 18th (Wed) to allow time for travel to Swakopmund.
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3
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.
Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing & Walvis Bay Waterfront). And it doesn't end there: snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stroll through Dune 7, and look for gifts at Kristall Galerie.

For reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Swakopmund trip planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Etosha National Park to Swakopmund takes 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of shuttle, bus, and car; or do a combination of shuttle and car. March in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Sun) early enough to drive to Luderitz.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

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Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 23rd (Mon), enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point, pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, and then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To see reviews, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Luderitz trip itinerary maker tool .

You can drive from Swakopmund to Luderitz in 16.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. In March, daytime highs in Luderitz are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

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