11 days in Namibia Itinerary

11 days in Namibia Itinerary

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11 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  21​h 15​min
1
Sesriem
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
2
Aus
— 1 day
Drive + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Windhoek
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h
4
Walvis Bay
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 45​min
5
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  20​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Sesriem

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Start off your visit on the 10th (Sun): admire nature's extreme beauty at Namib-Naukluft National Park. On your second day here, admire nature's extreme beauty at Dune 45 Sossusvlei and then soar above the sights with a balloon tour.

For other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Sesriem online trip itinerary maker .

Amsterdam, Holland to Sesriem is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Traveling from Amsterdam to Sesriem, you'll lose 1 hour due to the time zone difference. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Aus.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Dune 45 Sossusvlei
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Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Dune 45 Sossusvlei ©
Dune 45 Sossusvlei
Balloon Rides

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Aus

Aus ©
Aus is a settlement in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 12th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Garub Pan and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wild Horses of the Namib.

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Traveling by car from Sesriem to Aus takes 11.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Aus

Parks Wildlife
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Wild Horses of the Namib ©
Wild Horses of the Namib
Garub Pan ©
Garub Pan

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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.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Deadvlei. Explore hidden gems such as Fish River Canyon Nationalpark and Herrle & Herma Jewellers. There's lots more to do: stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, admire the striking features of Christuskirche, and hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre.

To see maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Windhoek trip planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Aus to Windhoek takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a daytime high around 38°C in November, and nighttime lows around 19°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Fri) early enough to travel to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trips

Fish River Canyon Nationalpark, Deadvlei
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Fish River Canyon Nationalpark ©
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Safaris

2
nights
Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
On the 16th (Sat), get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On the 17th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Dune 7, kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park, and then take a leisurely stroll along Walvis Bay Waterfront.

To see reviews, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Walvis Bay trip builder app .

You can fly from Windhoek to Walvis Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Prepare for slightly colder weather when traveling from Windhoek in November: high temperatures in Walvis Bay hover around 27°C and lows are around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

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

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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 18th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund.

To find ratings, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, use the Otjiwarongo road trip planning app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Walvis Bay to Otjiwarongo in 4 hours. Another option is to drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Walvis Bay in November, with highs in Otjiwarongo at 40°C and lows at 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©

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