30 days in Namibia Itinerary

30 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  17 h
1
Windhoek
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h
3
Aus
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 45 min
4
Rosh Pinah
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 30 min
5
Waterberg Plateau Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
6
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
7
Omaruru
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
8
Damaraland
— 3 nights
Drive:  2 h 15 min
9
Hentiesbaai
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h 30 min
10
Swakopmund
— 6 nights
Fly:  17 h 45 min
End: Amsterdam

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 NamibRand Nature Reserve and Rhenish Mission Church. Do some cultural sightseeing at Christuskirche and Geological Survey Museum. There's much more to do: stroll through Deadvlei, see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, explore the activities along Hoanib River, and make a trip to Heroes Acre.

To find more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Windhoek trip maker website.

Amsterdam, The Netherlands to Windhoek is an approximately 15- hour flight. You can also do a combination of train and flight. Traveling from Amsterdam in May, you will find days in Windhoek are somewhat warmer (30°C), and nights are about the same (13°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Tours

Side Trips

Rhenish Mission Church, Hoanib River, Deadvlei
Find places to stay May 21 — 26:
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Safaris
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 27th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point, then pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, and then examine the collection at Luderitz Museum. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach, see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, and then contemplate the long history of The Goerke House.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, read our Luderitz trip itinerary planning tool.

Do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Windhoek in May, expect nights in Luderitz to be about the same, around 12°C, while days are little chillier, around 25°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 28th (Tue) to allow time to drive to Aus.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Museums Beaches
Find places to stay May 26 — 28:
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche
The Goerke House ©
The Goerke House

1
night
Aus

Aus
Aus is a settlement in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. On the 29th (Wed), stroll through Wild Horses of the Namib.

To see where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, read our Aus trip itinerary builder.

Drive from Luderitz to Aus in 1.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Rosh Pinah.

Things to do in Aus

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay May 28 — 29:

2
nights
Rosh Pinah

Rosh Pinah
Kick off your visit on the 30th (Thu): see the interesting displays at Rosh Pinah Geo Centre.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, read Rosh Pinah trip itinerary maker.

You can drive from Aus to Rosh Pinah in 1.5 hours. On the 31st (Fri), you're off to Waterberg Plateau Park.

Things to do in Rosh Pinah

Museums
Find places to stay May 29 — 31:

1
night
Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau Park ©
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): stroll through Okonjima Game Reserve. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun): tour the pleasant surroundings at Mundulea Nature Reserve.

For other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Waterberg Plateau Park road trip planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Rosh Pinah to Waterberg Plateau Park. In June, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 2nd (Sun) early enough to go by car to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Waterberg Plateau Park

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mundulea Nature Reserve
Find places to stay May 31 — Jun 2:
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Okonjima Game Reserve ©
Okonjima Game Reserve

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 3rd (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat and then tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund.

Ask Inspirock to suggest an itinerary and make planning a trip to Otjiwarongo fast, fun, and easy.

Traveling by car from Waterberg Plateau Park to Otjiwarongo takes 2.5 hours. In June in Otjiwarongo, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 9°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 4th (Tue) to allow time for the car ride to Omaruru.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Wildlife Parks
Find places to stay Jun 2 — 4:
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REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust
Africat ©
Africat
Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund

2
nights
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 5th (Wed): learn about winemaking at Kristall Kellerei, then view the masterpieces at Tikoloshe Afrika, and then do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Omaruru trip builder tool.

Traveling by car from Otjiwarongo to Omaruru takes 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Damaraland on the 6th (Thu).

Things to do in Omaruru

Wineries Museums Shopping
Find places to stay Jun 4 — 6:
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Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Erongo Mountain Winery
Kristall Kellerei ©
Kristall Kellerei
Tikoloshe Afrika ©
Tikoloshe Afrika

3
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Do some cultural sightseeing at Twyfelfontein and Damara Living Museum. Step off the beaten path and head to Brandberg Mountain and Messum Crater.

For where to stay, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, refer to the Damaraland journey planner.

Drive from Omaruru to Damaraland in 2.5 hours. In June, daily temperatures in Damaraland can reach 35°C, while at night they dip to 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Sun) to allow time to drive to Hentiesbaai.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trip

Messum Crater
Find places to stay Jun 6 — 9:
Highlights from your plan
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum
Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain

2
nights
Hentiesbaai

Hentiesbaai
Start off your visit on the 10th (Mon): contemplate the long history of Zeila Shipwreck. On your second day here, stroll through Cape Cross.

To find where to stay, other places to visit, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Hentiesbaai attractions website.

You can drive from Damaraland to Hentiesbaai in 2.5 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 11th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Hentiesbaai

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Cross
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Cape Cross
Cape Cross
Zeila Shipwreck ©
Zeila Shipwreck

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.
You'll discover tucked-away gems like Nature & Wildlife Tours and Woermannhaus. Satisfy your inner culture vulture at German Evangelical Lutheran Church and Swakopmund Museum. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay Waterfront, Kayaking & Canoeing, &more). And it doesn't end there: look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park, stroll through Dune 7, and snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty.

For photos, more things to do, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund tour planner.

You can drive from Hentiesbaai to Swakopmund in 3.5 hours. June in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 26°C and lows of 12°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Mon) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
Find places to stay Jun 11 — 17:
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Nature & Wildlife Tours
German Evangelical Lutheran Church ©
German Evangelical Lutheran Church

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