21 days in Namibia Itinerary

21 days in Namibia Itinerary

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21 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  11 h
1
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h 45 min
2
Windhoek
— 4 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Khorixas
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 45 min
5
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h
6
Swakopmund
— 4 nights
Drive:  1 h 15 min
7
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 4 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  4 h 15 min
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 13th (Sun): visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche. On the 14th (Mon), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach and then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

For photos, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Luderitz trip itinerary app.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Luderitz is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, plan for a bit warmer nights in Luderitz, with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

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: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, and stroll through Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve.

To find ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read our Windhoek tour planner.

Getting from Luderitz to Windhoek by combination of flight and car takes about 2 hours. Other options: drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Luderitz in June: highs in Windhoek hover around 27°C, while lows dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

1
night
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 19th (Sat), stroll through Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find photos, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Etosha National Park online travel route planner.

You can fly from Windhoek to Etosha National Park in 3.5 hours. Another option is to take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Khorixas.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

3
nights
Khorixas

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Khorixas: Damaraland (Damara Living Museum & Twyfelfontein) and Burnt Mountain (in Kamanjab). The adventure continues: take a peaceful walk through Petrified Forest, take an in-depth tour of Experience Darama Culture Museum, and explore the striking landscape at Organ Pipes.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Khorixas trip builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Khorixas. On the 22nd (Tue), you're off to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Khorixas

Parks Nature Museums

Side Trips

Damaraland, Burnt Mountain
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Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes
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 23rd (Wed): 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 and then walk around Waterberg National Park.

For other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Otjiwarongo trip itinerary builder tool.

Traveling by car from Khorixas to Otjiwarongo takes 3 hours. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

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

4
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Swakopmund side-trips: Spitzkoppe (in Damaraland) and Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours & Kayaking & Canoeing). There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, look for gifts at Die Muschel, snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty, and admire the landmark architecture of Hohenzollernhaus.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, read Swakopmund trip planner.

Getting from Otjiwarongo to Swakopmund by car takes about 4 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Swakopmund can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Mon) to allow time to drive to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Spitzkoppe
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Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

4
nights
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Dorob National Park (in Gobabeb) and Tropic of Capricorn Sign (in Solitaire). The adventure continues: explore the fascinating landscape at Big Daddy Dune, explore and take pictures at Kuiseb Pass, explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon, and explore the striking landscape at Elim Dunes.

For ratings, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park tour itinerary maker website.

Traveling by car from Swakopmund to Namib-Naukluft Park takes 1.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in June, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks Nature Scenic Drive

Side Trips

Dorob National Park, Tropic of Capricorn Sign, Kuiseb Pass
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Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune
Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass

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