22 days in Namibia Itinerary

22 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Epupa
— Few hours
2
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
3
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
4
Windhoek
— 6 nights
5
Swakopmund
— 5 nights
6
Damaraland
— 2 nights
7
Sesriem
— 2 nights

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hours
Epupa

Epupa ©
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Epupa Falls.

For maps, where to stay, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Epupa trip planner.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Epupa is an approximately 30-hour combination of flight and car. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Otjiwarongo.

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 10th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund. On the 11th (Wed), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo online driving holiday planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Epupa to Otjiwarongo in 19.5 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Otjiwarongo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 11th (Wed) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

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

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 12th (Thu), stroll through Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For more things to do, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, you can read our Etosha National Park trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

6
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.
Step off the beaten path and head to NamibRand Nature Reserve and Safaris. There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Cathedral.

Find out how to plan Windhoek trip without stress by asking Inspirock to help create an itinerary.

You can fly from Etosha National Park to Windhoek in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. September in Windhoek sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Wed) so you can travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Safaris

5
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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like German Evangelical Lutheran Church and Kristall Galerie. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay Waterfront, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more) and Zeila Shipwreck (in Hentiesbaai). There's still lots to do: tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7, push the limits with an extreme tour, take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, and kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, maps, and other tourist information, use the Swakopmund day trip planning site.

You can fly from Windhoek to Swakopmund in 3.5 hours. Other options are to take a shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Windhoek in September, things will get a bit cooler in Swakopmund: highs are around °C and lows about °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Zeila Shipwreck
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Safaris
German Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
German Evangelical Lutheran Church
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 24th (Tue), examine the collection at Damara Living Museum and then contemplate the long history of Twyfelfontein. On the next day, take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brandberg Mountain.

To find ratings, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read our Damaraland online travel route planner.

Traveling by car from Swakopmund to Damaraland takes 6.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 25th (Wed) early enough to drive to Sesriem.

Things to do in Damaraland

Parks Nature Museums
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Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

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. Explore hidden gems such as Balloon Rides and Namib-Naukluft National Park. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Sesriem: Sossusvlei (in Namib-Naukluft Park) and Sossusvlei (Big Daddy Dune & Dune 45 Sossusvlei).

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Sesriem itinerary maker.

You can drive from Damaraland to Sesriem in 7.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 28th (Sat) 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
Balloon Rides
Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune

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