9 days in Namibia Itinerary

9 days in Namibia Itinerary

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9 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Windhoek
1
Windhoek
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Luderitz
— 1 night
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Ais-Ais
— 2 nights
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  8 h 45 min
4
Etosha National Park
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  15 h
End: Cape Town

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stroll around Zoo Park and then see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum.

To see reviews, where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, use the Windhoek tour builder.

If you are flying in from Jordan, the closest major aiport is Hosea Kutako International Airport. In May, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach 30°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sun) early enough to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Museums
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Zoo Park ©
Zoo Park
Trans-Namib Railroad Museum ©
Trans-Namib Railroad Museum

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 10th (Sun), enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point and then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and other tourist information, use the Luderitz trip planner.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Windhoek in May, plan for little chillier days in Luderitz, with highs around 25°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point

2
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, tour the pleasant surroundings at /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Fish River Canyon Nationalpark.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Ais-Ais trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Luderitz to Ais-Ais in 5.5 hours. On the 13th (Wed), you'll travel to Etosha National Park.

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

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.
Etosha National Park is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole and stroll through Etosha.

To see where to stay, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park trip itinerary builder site.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Ais-Ais to Etosha National Park. You will leave for home on the 16th (Sat).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
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Etosha ©
Etosha

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