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
— 5 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
3
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
4
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
5
Omaruru
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive:  5 h
7
Gobabeb
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h
8
Swakopmund
— 6 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  4 h
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 kick back and relax at Agate Beach. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 14th (Mon): take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To find other places to visit, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Luderitz road trip site.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Luderitz is an approximately 11- hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Luderitz, with lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Wildlife Beaches
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point

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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Deadvlei, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, maps, and tourist information, use the Windhoek vacation planning tool.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Windhoek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Luderitz in June, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Windhoek: temperatures range from 27°C by day to 9°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 19th (Sat) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trips

Deadvlei, Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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 20th (Sun), stroll through Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Etosha National Park trip simple and quick.

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Etosha National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sun) so you can travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat and then stroll around Waterberg National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Otjiwarongo travel planner.

Explore your travel options from Etosha National Park to Otjiwarongo with the Route module. In June, daytime highs in Otjiwarongo are 29°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Tue) so you can drive to Omaruru.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

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

1
night
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): learn about winemaking at Kristall Kellerei, do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery, and then view the masterpieces at Tikoloshe Afrika.

For more things to do, traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Omaruru online holiday builder.

You can drive from Otjiwarongo to Omaruru in 1.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Omaruru

Wineries Museums Shopping
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Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Erongo Mountain Winery
Kristall Kellerei ©
Kristall Kellerei
Tikoloshe Afrika ©
Tikoloshe Afrika

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Kick off your visit on the 24th (Thu): appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein. On the 25th (Fri), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: trek along Spitzkoppe.

To see other places to visit, photos, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Damaraland trip maker website.

Getting from Omaruru to Damaraland by car takes about 2.5 hours. In June in Damaraland, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Fri) so you can drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Trails Parks Outdoors
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe

1
night
Gobabeb

Gobabeb ©
Start off your visit on the 26th (Sat): admire nature's extreme beauty at Gobabeb Desert Research Station and then explore the striking landscape of Dorob National Park.

For reviews, photos, and more tourist information, read Gobabeb online tour planner.

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Gobabeb takes 5 hours. While traveling from Damaraland, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Gobabeb, ranging from highs of 26°C to lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) early enough to travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Gobabeb

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Gobabeb Desert Research Station ©
Gobabeb Desert Research Station
Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park

6
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Walvis Bay Waterfront, &more). Next up on the itinerary: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, surround yourself with nature on a nature and wildlife tour, and stroll through Welwitschia Plains.

To see more things to do, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Swakopmund tour builder site.

Drive from Gobabeb to Swakopmund in 2 hours. June in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Dolphin & Whale Watching
Nature & Wildlife Tours

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