10 days in Windhoek, Namib-Naukluft Park & Solitaire Itinerary

10 days in Windhoek, Namib-Naukluft Park & Solitaire Itinerary

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10 days in Windhoek, Namib-Naukluft Park & Solitaire Itinerary

Start: Windhoek
1
Windhoek
— 4 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  2​h
2
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 3 nights
Drive:  2​h 30​min
3
Solitaire
— 2 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
End: Windhoek

4
nights
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: stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, have some family-friendly fun at Archer's Land, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, and take in nature's colorful creations at Parliament Gardens.

For photos, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Windhoek travel planner.

If you are flying in from United Kingdom, the closest major aiport is Hosea Kutako International Airport. In April, plan for daily highs up to 31°C, and evening lows to 15°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) so you can travel to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Museums
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Namibia Craft Centre ©
Namibia Craft Centre
Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

3
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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.
Start off your visit on the 15th (Wed): explore the stunning scenery at Kuiseb River and then take a memorable drive along Kuiseb Pass. Keep things going the next day: cruise along Spreetshoogte Pass.

For photos, other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Namib-Naukluft Park attractions tool.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Namib-Naukluft Park takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In April, plan for daily highs up to 30°C, and evening lows to 17°C. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Solitaire.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Outdoors Scenic Drive Parks

Side Trip

Kuiseb Pass
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Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass
Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass
Kuiseb River ©
Kuiseb River

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Solitaire

Solitaire ©
Solitaire is a small settlement in the Khomas Region of central Namibia near the Namib-Naukluft National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sat): make a trip to Tropic of Capricorn Sign and then stroll through Namib Carnivore Conservation Centre.

To find more things to do, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Solitaire trip itinerary planning tool.

You can drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Solitaire in 2.5 hours. You'll set off for home on the 19th (Sun).

Things to do in Solitaire

Parks Wildlife
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Tropic of Capricorn Sign ©
Tropic of Capricorn Sign

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