14 days in Namibia Itinerary

14 days in Namibia Itinerary

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14 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Swakopmund
1
Swakopmund
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive:  4​h
3
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  4​h 30​min
4
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
5
Windhoek
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
End: Swakopmund

4
nights
Swakopmund

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.
Your inner history buff will appreciate Zeila Shipwreck and German Evangelical Lutheran Church. Visiting Safaris and Kayaking & Canoeing will get you outdoors. Step out of Swakopmund with an excursion to Dolphin & Whale Watching in Walvis Bay--about 42 minutes away. The adventure continues: examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, stroll through Dune 7, push the limits with an extreme tour, and look for gifts at Karakulia Weavers.

To find other places to visit, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip maker .

The Route module shows you all the different ways you can get to Swakopmund. December in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 27°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Thu) so you can go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Zeila Shipwreck
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Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 27th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Sat): see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum.

For where to stay, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, read Damaraland road trip tool .

Drive from Swakopmund to Damaraland in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Damaraland

Historic Sites Museums
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

2
nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund. Keep things going the next day: stroll through Africat.

For reviews, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, use the Otjiwarongo route site .

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Otjiwarongo takes 4 hours. December in Otjiwarongo sees daily highs of 39°C and lows of 20°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

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

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 31st (Tue), contemplate the long history of Kolmanskop Ghost Town and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche. Here are some ideas for day two: enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach, then contemplate the long history of The Goerke House, and then appreciate the extensive heritage of Diaz Point.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, read our Luderitz trip itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Otjiwarongo to Luderitz in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Otjiwarongo in December, expect Luderitz to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Wed) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

3
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 outdoors at Deadvlei and Safaris. You'll explore and learn at National Museum of Namibia and Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. The adventure continues: admire the striking features of Christuskirche, stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, take an in-depth tour of Cuno Hoffmeister Memorial Observatory, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Cathedral.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Windhoek travel itinerary planner .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Windhoek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Luderitz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek, ranging from highs of 38°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

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