60 days in Namibia Itinerary

60 days in Namibia Itinerary

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60 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Oslo
Fly:  23​h
1
Windhoek
— 7 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
2
Luderitz
— 4 nights
Drive:  5​h
3
Keetmanshoop
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Ais-Ais
— 4 nights
Drive:  6​h 15​min
5
Sesriem
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 30​min
6
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
7
Swakopmund
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h
8
Damaraland
— 5 nights
Drive:  2​h 45​min
9
Khorixas
— 4 nights
Drive:  1​h 30​min
10
Kamanjab
— 4 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
11
Etosha National Park
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h 15​min
12
Otjiwarongo
— 5 nights
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Oslo

7
nights
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.
Change things up with a short trip to Rhenish Mission Church in Otjimbingwe (about 1h 50 min away). Spend the 3rd (Tue) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Christuskirche, wander the wide-open spaces of Okapuka Ranch, get your game on at Archer's Land, and play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Windhoek trip builder app .

Oslo, Norway to Windhoek is an approximately 23-hour combination of car and flight. The time zone changes from Central European Time to Central African Time, which is usually a 1 hour difference. In March, Windhoek is much warmer than Oslo - with highs of 34°C and lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Parks

Side Trip

Rhenish Mission Church
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Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

4
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Change things up with these side-trips from Luderitz: Aus (Wild Horses of the Namib & Garub Pan). There's much more to do: steep yourself in history at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, appreciate the extensive heritage of Diaz Point, explore the fascinating landscape at Agate Beach, and examine the collection at Luderitz Museum.

For photos, maps, ratings, and more tourist information, go to the Luderitz journey maker tool .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Windhoek in March, you will find days in Luderitz are little chillier (29°C), and nights are about the same (16°C). Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Keetmanshoop.

Things to do in Luderitz

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Aus
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Wild Horses of the Namib ©
Wild Horses of the Namib
Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point

4
nights
Keetmanshoop

Keetmanshoop
Keetmanshoop is a city in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Upington in South Africa. Keetmanshoop is known for parks and breweries & distilleries. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: sample the fine beverages at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, see human ingenuity at work at Naute Dam, stroll around Garas Park Rest Camp, and let little ones run wild at Quivertree Forest and Giant's Playground.

For maps, other places to visit, reviews, and tourist information, you can read our Keetmanshoop trip planner .

Traveling by car from Luderitz to Keetmanshoop takes 5 hours. Traveling from Luderitz in March, expect Keetmanshoop to be a bit warmer, temps between 39°C and 20°C. On the 17th (Tue), you're off toAis-Ais.

Things to do in Keetmanshoop

Parks Nature Fun & Games

Side Trip

Brukkaros
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Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery ©
Garas Park Rest Camp ©
Garas Park Rest Camp

4
nights
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Ais-Ais is known for nature and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon, walk around Fish River Canyon Nationalpark, and tour the pleasant surroundings at /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.

For ratings, maps, photos, and more tourist information, read our Ais-Ais trip maker tool .

You can drive from Keetmanshoop to Ais-Ais in 3 hours. You will leave for Sesriem on the 21st (Sat).

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark ©
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark

4
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 the numerous day-trip ideas around Sesriem: Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate (in Maltahohe) and Namib Carnivore Conservation Centre (in Solitaire). Spend the 22nd (Sun) exploring the stark beauty of Namib-Naukluft National Park. There's more to do: enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and other tourist information, read Sesriem day trip website .

You can drive from Ais-Ais to Sesriem in 8 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Wed) so you can drive to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trips

Namib Carnivore Conservation Centre, Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate
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Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Balloon Rides
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate ©
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Namib-Naukluft Park: Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station) and Tropic of Capricorn Sign (in Solitaire). And it doesn't end there: take a memorable drive along Spreetshoogte Pass, admire all the interesting features of Kuiseb Pass, explore the striking landscape at Elim Dunes, and explore the stunning scenery at Kuiseb River.

To find other places to visit, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Namib-Naukluft Park road trip planning tool .

Getting from Sesriem to Namib-Naukluft Park by car takes about 3.5 hours. In March in Namib-Naukluft Park, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Gobabeb, Tropic of Capricorn Sign, Kuiseb Pass
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Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Gobabeb Desert Research Station ©
Gobabeb Desert Research Station
Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing, Dolphin & Whale Watching, & more) and Zeila Shipwreck (in Hentiesbaai). Spend the 4th (Sat) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. Next up on the itinerary: take a leisurely stroll along Swakopmund Jetty, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Marine Aquarium of Namibia, look for gifts at Die Muschel, and get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour.

For photos, reviews, and other tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund day trip planner .

Traveling by car from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund takes 1.5 hours. March in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 29°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Zeila Shipwreck
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

5
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland
Change things up with a short trip to Messum Crater in Uis (about 58 minutes away).

For other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Damaraland trip builder tool .

You can drive from Swakopmund to Damaraland in 3 hours. Traveling from Swakopmund in April, plan for a bit warmer nights in Damaraland, with lows around 26°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Fri) so you can go by car to Khorixas.

Things to do in Damaraland

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Cape Cross, Messum Crater
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Cape Cross
Cape Cross
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

4
nights
Khorixas

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. Khorixas is known for nature and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a peaceful walk through Petrified Forest, take an in-depth tour of Experience Darama Culture Museum, take in the dramatic natural features at Burnt Mountain, and contemplate the waterfront views at Ugab River.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Khorixas online visit planner .

Drive from Damaraland to Khorixas in 3 hours. On the 14th (Tue), you're off toKamanjab.

Things to do in Khorixas

Parks Nature Museums
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Petrified Forest ©
Petrified Forest
Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes
Burnt Mountain ©
Burnt Mountain

4
nights
Kamanjab

Kamanjab ©
Kamanjab is a village of 6,012 people in the Kunene region in Namibia. Kamanjab is known for nature, parks, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: steep yourself in history at Rock Engravings at Peet Alberts Koppie, stroll through Otjitotongwe Cheetah Park, don't miss a visit to Otjikandero Himba Orphanage Village, and take in the awesome beauty at Burnt Mountain.

For ratings, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, read Kamanjab trip itinerary maker .

Traveling by car from Khorixas to Kamanjab takes 1.5 hours. You'll set off for Etosha National Park on the 18th (Sat).

Things to do in Kamanjab

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites
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Burnt Mountain ©
Burnt Mountain
Otjikandero Himba Orphanage Village ©

5
nights
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.
Step out of Etosha National Park to go to Ondangwa and see Nakambale museum, which is approximately 1h 50 min away. There's still lots to do: don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole and stroll through Etosha Pan.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, read Etosha National Park trip itinerary builder site .

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Kamanjab to Etosha National Park. You'll set off for Otjiwarongo on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks Historic Sites

Side Trip

Nakambale museum
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Etosha ©
Etosha
Nakambale museum ©
Nakambale museum

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Otjiwarongo: Okonjima Game Reserve (in Waterberg Plateau Park), Mundulea Nature Reserve (in Otavi) and Namibia (SWA) Gemstones (in Outjo). It doesn't end there: stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund and walk around Waterberg National Park.

To see photos, where to stay, reviews, and more tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo route planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Otjiwarongo. April in Otjiwarongo sees daily highs of 33°C and lows of 17°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Namibia (SWA) Gemstones, Mundulea Nature Reserve, Okonjima Game Reserve
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Okonjima Game Reserve ©
Okonjima Game Reserve
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©

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