14 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Fly to Windhoek, Drive to Swakopmund
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Swakopmund
— 4 nights
Drive
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Namib-Naukluft Park
— 2 nights
Drive
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Damaraland
— 1 night
Drive
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Omaruru
— 1 night
Drive
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Windhoek
— 5 nights
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Swakopmund — 4 nights

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.
Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Explore Swakopmund's surroundings by going to Walvis Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching & Off-Road Tours). There's still lots to do: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach Leisure Park, tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7, make a trip to Hohenzollernhaus, and relax and rejuvenate at some of the top local wellness centers.

To see maps, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Swakopmund trip planning site.

Brussels, Belgium to Swakopmund is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train and flight. In September, daily temperatures in Swakopmund can reach 24°C, while at night they dip to 12°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Namib-Naukluft Park.
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Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Parks
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Namib-Naukluft Park — 2 nights

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 10th (Sun): admire nature's extreme beauty at Big Daddy Dune.

For photos, where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read Namib-Naukluft Park holiday builder site.

Drive from Swakopmund to Namib-Naukluft Park in 1.5 hours. In September in Namib-Naukluft Park, expect temperatures between 24°C during the day and 12°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Damaraland.
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Damaraland — 1 night

On the 11th (Mon), take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Brandberg Mountain and then pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein.

To find reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read our Damaraland trip planner.

You can drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Damaraland in 4 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car to Omaruru.
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Nature · Parks · Historic Sites
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Omaruru — 1 night

Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Start off your visit on the 12th (Tue): do a tasting at Erongo Mountain Winery and then relax and rejuvenate at Bambu Wellness Boutique.

To see ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Omaruru trip planner.

Drive from Damaraland to Omaruru in 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 12th (Tue) early enough to drive to Windhoek.
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Wineries · Spas
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Windhoek — 5 nights

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.
Get some cultural insight at Christuskirche and National Museum of Namibia. Give yourself a bit of retail therapy at Namibia Craft Centre and The Grove Mall of Namibia. Spend the 15th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, see the interesting displays at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, and look for gifts at Herrle & Herma Jewellers.

To see reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Windhoek route maker tool.

Traveling by car from Omaruru to Windhoek takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Sun) so you can catch the flight back home.
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Namibia travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Deserts · Landmarks
Land of the Brave
Since gaining independence from South Africa in 1990, Namibia has sought to rival its neighbor in terms of tourist appeal. While it hasn't yet gotten up to the numbers of South Africa, Namibia tourism sector has plenty to work with. The desert and mountainous areas represent a real source of appeal, with species of classic African game animals, such as desert lions, zebras, and elephants real highlights of safaris through the national parks. Namibians are rightly proud of their country, and the myriad traditional villages, colonial German towns, and lively urban centers all deserve your attention.
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