19 days in Namibia Itinerary

19 days in Namibia Itinerary

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19 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly + Drive:  30​h
1
Epupa
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  7​h 15​min
2
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
Drive:  4​h
3
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
4
Walvis Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  1​h
5
Windhoek
— 5 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 15​min
6
Aus
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h 30​min
7
Sesriem
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  21​h 15​min
End: Amsterdam

1
night
Epupa

Epupa ©
Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Wed): take in the dramatic scenery at Epupa Falls.

To find traveler tips and other tourist information, you can read our Epupa driving holiday planner.

Amsterdam, Holland to Epupa is an approximately 30-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from Amsterdam to Epupa is 1 hour. You will leave for Otjiwarongo on the 3rd (Thu).

Things to do in Epupa

Parks Nature
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Epupa Falls ©
Epupa Falls

1
night
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 4th (Fri): stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund. On the 5th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat and then tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust.

For more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo tour itinerary builder .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Epupa to Otjiwarongo. In October, daytime highs in Otjiwarongo are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 6th (Sun), see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum and then steep yourself in history at Twyfelfontein. Keep things going the next day: explore the striking landscape at Messum Crater.

For traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Damaraland trip itinerary maker website .

Getting from Otjiwarongo to Damaraland by car takes about 4 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 7th (Mon) to allow time for the car ride to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Damaraland

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trip

Messum Crater
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Messum Crater ©
Messum Crater
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

2
nights
Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay ©
A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 8th (Tue): take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront, stroll around Long Beach Leisure Park, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7. Here are some ideas for day two: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour.

For traveler tips, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Walvis Bay vacation planning tool .

Getting from Damaraland to Walvis Bay by car takes about 3.5 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to 25°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Wed) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

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

5
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Fish River Canyon Nationalpark and Herrle & Herma Jewellers. Step out of the city life by going to Deadvlei and Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis. Spend the 11th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove Mall of Namibia, and learn more about the world around you at Geological Survey Museum.

To find reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek day trip site .

Traveling by flight from Walvis Bay to Windhoek takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Prepare for somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Walvis Bay in October: high temperatures in Windhoek hover around 38°C and lows are around 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Aus.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

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

1
night
Aus

Aus ©
Aus is a settlement in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 15th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Garub Pan and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wild Horses of the Namib.

To find other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, go to the Aus trip builder app .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Windhoek to Aus in 3.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) so you can go by car to Sesriem.

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

2
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Namib-Naukluft National Park and Balloon Rides. Take a break from the city and head to Sossusvlei and Big Daddy Dune. Step out of Sesriem with an excursion to Dune 45 Sossusvlei in Sossusvlei--about 40 minutes away.

For traveler tips, maps, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sesriem trip tool .

Traveling by car from Aus to Sesriem takes 11.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Tours

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park

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