8 days in Namibia Itinerary

8 days in Namibia Itinerary

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8 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Windhoek
Drive:  3 h
1
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h 15 min
2
Etosha National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Hentiesbaai
— 1 night
Drive:  18 h 45 min
4
Luderitz
— 2 nights
End: Luderitz

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 17th (Sat): stroll through Africat and then tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust.

To find reviews, photos, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo trip itinerary planner.

Windhoek to Otjiwarongo is an approximately 3-hour car ride. In October, daytime highs in Otjiwarongo are 41°C, while nighttime lows are 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Sun) to allow time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
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REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
Africat ©
Africat

2
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.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, use the Etosha National Park trip itinerary maker tool .

Explore your travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park with the Route module. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Tue) so you can travel to Hentiesbaai.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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Hentiesbaai

Hentiesbaai
Cape Cross has been added to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 20th (Tue): stroll through Cape Cross.

To find maps, ratings, and more tourist information, refer to the Hentiesbaai day trip planning website .

You can do a combination of flight and car from Etosha National Park to Hentiesbaai in 5.5 hours. Other options are to do a combination of shuttle and car; or do a combination of shuttle, train, and car. You will have some time to spend on the 21st (Wed) before leaving for Luderitz.

Things to do in Hentiesbaai

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Cape Cross
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Cape Cross
Cape Cross
Zeila Shipwreck ©
Zeila Shipwreck

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nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 22nd (Thu), admire nature's extreme beauty at Agate Beach and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 23rd (Fri): enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point and then contemplate the long history of Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Luderitz road trip app .

Getting from Hentiesbaai to Luderitz by car takes about 19 hours. Other options: do a combination of car and flight. In October, daytime highs in Luderitz are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 14°C. On the 24th (Sat), you're off to home.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Outdoors Parks
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Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach
Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town

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