14 days in Namibia Itinerary

14 days in Namibia Itinerary

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14 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Amsterdam
Fly:  16​h 45​min
1
Windhoek
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
2
Sesriem
— 1 night
Drive:  11​h
3
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
4
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  7​h
5
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
Fly:  3​h 30​min
6
Windhoek
— 3 nights
Fly:  16​h 45​min
End: Amsterdam

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 2nd (Fri): tour the pleasant surroundings at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, admire the natural beauty at Parliament Gardens, and then steep yourself in history at Katutura Township.

To find maps, reviews, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Windhoek trip builder site .

Amsterdam, Holland to Windhoek is an approximately 17-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from Central European Time (CET) to Central African Time (CAT) is 1 hour. Traveling from Amsterdam in October, expect nights in Windhoek to be a bit warmer, around 19°C, while days are much warmer, around 38°C. You will have some time to spend on the 3rd (Sat) before leaving for Sesriem.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Historic Sites Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve ©
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve
Katutura Township ©
Katutura Township
Parliament Gardens ©
Parliament Gardens

1
night
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sun): explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Namib-Naukluft National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Sesriem trip itinerary planning website .

Traveling by car from Windhoek to Sesriem takes 8.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 4th (Sun) early enough to go by car to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Sesriem Canyon
Highlights from your plan
Sesriem Canyon ©
Sesriem Canyon
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park

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.
Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty and then see Off-Road Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, look for gifts at Karakulia Weavers, and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For photos, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Swakopmund online trip maker .

You can drive from Sesriem to Swakopmund in 11 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Swakopmund can reach 25°C, while at night they dip to 13°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Off-Road Tours
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Explore Damaraland's surroundings by going to Burnt Mountain (in Khorixas) and Messum Crater (in Uis).

Plan a trip to Damaraland easily and quickly by telling Inspirock to suggest an itinerary.

Getting from Swakopmund to Damaraland by car takes about 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 9th (Fri) to allow enough time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Damaraland

Nature Parks Trails

Side Trips

Messum Crater, Burnt Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 10th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see where to stay, photos, reviews, and more tourist information, read Etosha National Park day trip planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Damaraland to Etosha National Park in 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) to allow enough time to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

3
nights
Windhoek

Windhoek ©
Enjoy Windhoek some more: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre, and stop by Herrle & Herma Jewellers.

For reviews, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Windhoek travel route website .

Traveling by flight from Etosha National Park to Windhoek takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Tours
Highlights from your plan
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

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