10 days in Namibia Itinerary

10 days in Namibia Itinerary

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10 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly + Drive:  25​h
1
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
2
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
3
Windhoek
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
4
Luderitz
— 1 night
Fly:  27​h
End: Zurich

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Sossusvlei as well as Johan Jooste Photography Tours. On the 21st (Thu), admire nature's extreme beauty at Sossusvlei, explore the stunning scenery at Kuiseb River, and then hit the best photo ops around with Johan Jooste Photography Tours.

To see ratings, other places to visit, more things to do, and tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park online journey planner .

Zurich, Switzerland to Namib-Naukluft Park is an approximately 25-hour flight. Traveling from Zurich in June, expect slightly colder with lows of 11°C in Namib-Naukluft Park. On the 23rd (Sat), you'll travel to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks Nature Tours
Highlights from your plan
Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Kuiseb River ©
Kuiseb River

2
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing & Walvis Bay Waterfront). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, take a leisurely stroll along Swakopmund Jetty, look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, and see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum.

For other places to visit, photos, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund online route planner .

Traveling by car from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund takes 4 hours. In June in Swakopmund, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 11°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 25th (Mon) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

2
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.
You've now added Equitrails Namibia to your itinerary. On the 26th (Tue), look for gifts at The Diamond Works, then hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre, then take a pleasant ride with Equitrails Namibia, and finally contemplate the long history of Katutura Township. Keep things going the next day: admire the striking features of Christuskirche and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Windhoek route maker website .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Swakopmund to Windhoek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a shuttle. In June, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 27th (Wed) early enough to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Namibia Craft Centre ©
Namibia Craft Centre

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 28th (Thu), enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point, take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche, and then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

For other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Luderitz day trip tool .

Do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect little chillier weather when traveling from Windhoek in June: highs in Luderitz hover around 23°C, while lows dip to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Thu) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

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