8 days in Namibia Itinerary

8 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Windhoek
Fly + Drive:  1 h
1
Walvis Bay
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1 h
2
Windhoek
— 4 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 45 min
3
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  1 h 45 min
End: Windhoek

1
night
Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Start off your visit on the 20th (Thu): take an exotic tour of a safari tour and then stop by Die Muschel. Keep things going the next day: browse the different shops at Platz Am Meer, then observe the fascinating underwater world at National Marin Aquarium of Namibia, then examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, and finally browse for treasures at Peter's Antiques, since 1983.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Walvis Bay trip builder site.

Windhoek to Walvis Bay is an approximately 1- hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Expect a bit cooler weather when traveling from Windhoek in August: highs in Walvis Bay hover around 24°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Fri) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Wildlife Tours Outdoors

Side Trip

Swakopmund
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Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
National Marin Aquarium of Namibia ©
National Marin Aquarium of Namibia

4
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.
Museum-lovers will get to explore National Museum of Namibia and Geological Survey Museum. Get in touch with nature at Deadvlei and NamibRand Nature Reserve. There's much more to do: browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, walk around Zoo Park, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, and stop by Herrle & Herma Jewellers.

For reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and other tourist information, use the Windhoek travel itinerary planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Walvis Bay to Windhoek takes an hour. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car; or drive. Expect somewhat warmer weather when traveling from Walvis Bay in August: highs in Windhoek hover around 30°C, while lows dip to 12°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 25th (Tue) early enough to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Museums Shopping

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 26th (Wed): visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point and then kick back and relax at Agate Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: contemplate the long history of Kolmanskop Ghost Town and then pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche.

To see ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Luderitz online day trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. While traveling from Windhoek, expect little chillier days and about the same nights in Luderitz, ranging from highs of 23°C to lows of 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Nature Wildlife
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

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