15 days in Namibia Itinerary

15 days in Namibia Itinerary

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15 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  3​h 30​min
1
Namib-Naukluft Park
— Few hours
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Drive:  45​min
3
Walvis Bay
— 2 nights
Fly:  3​h 30​min
4
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h 45​min
5
Tsumeb
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
6
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
7
Windhoek
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1​h 45​min
8
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Drive:  5​h
9
Keetmanshoop
— 2 nights
Drive:  9​h 30​min
End: Cape Town

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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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Wed): contemplate the waterfront views at Kuiseb River.

To find ratings, more things to do, photos, and more tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park day trip app .

Cape Town, South Africa to Namib-Naukluft Park is an approximately 3.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Wed) so you can drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks Nature
Highlights from your plan
Kuiseb River ©
Kuiseb River

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 17th (Thu): look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, and finally admire the striking features of Hohenzollernhaus. Here are some ideas for day two: snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty, get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Welwitschia Plains.

To find more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Swakopmund day trip planning site .

Traveling by car from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund takes 1.5 hours. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Welwitschia Plains ©
Welwitschia Plains

2
nights
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 19th (Sat): take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront and then get interesting insight from Tours. Here are some ideas for day two: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

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Drive from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay in an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In September, plan for daily highs up to 24°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing
Walvis Bay Waterfront ©
Walvis Bay Waterfront

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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.
Start off your visit on the 21st (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find ratings, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, refer to the Etosha National Park trip maker app .

Fly from Walvis Bay to Etosha National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Mon) so you can travel to Tsumeb.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

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night
Tsumeb

Tsumeb ©
Tsumeb is a city of 15,000 inhabitants and the largest town in Oshikoto region in northern Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Tue): get a new perspective on nature at Tsumeb Museum, make a trip to Tsumeb Art and Craft Center, and then get outside with Expedite Aviation.

For more things to do, maps, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Tsumeb trip itinerary builder app .

The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Tsumeb. In September, plan for daily highs up to 37°C, and evening lows to 13°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to go by car to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Tsumeb

Outdoors Museums
Highlights from your plan
Tsumeb Museum ©
Tsumeb Museum

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Otjiwarongo

Otjiwarongo ©
When touring Namibia's famous national parks and reserves, you can opt to base your trip in Otjiwarongo, a laid-back town boasting a number of attractions of its own.
Kick off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund and then stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust. On your second day here, stroll through Africat and then stroll around Waterberg National Park.

To find where to stay, maps, and more tourist information, read our Otjiwarongo online journey builder .

You can drive from Tsumeb to Otjiwarongo in 2 hours. Traveling from Tsumeb in September, Otjiwarongo is somewhat warmer at night with lows of 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can drive to Windhoek.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat
Waterberg National Park ©
Waterberg National Park

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Fri): see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour and then see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia. On your second day here, browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, then admire the striking features of Christuskirche, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve.

To see reviews, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Windhoek sightseeing planner .

Getting from Otjiwarongo to Windhoek by car takes about 3 hours. Traveling from Otjiwarongo in September, expect nights in Windhoek to be about the same, around 16°C, while days are a bit cooler, around 34°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 26th (Sat) to allow time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

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Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 27th (Sun), contemplate the long history of Kolmanskop Ghost Town and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 28th (Mon): steep yourself in history at The Goerke House, appreciate the extensive heritage of Diaz Point, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Agate Beach.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and other tourist information, read Luderitz trip builder site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Windhoek in September; daily highs in Luderitz reach 24°C and lows reach 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Mon) so you can drive to Keetmanshoop.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

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nights
Keetmanshoop

Keetmanshoop
Keetmanshoop is a city in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Upington in South Africa. On the 29th (Tue), see human ingenuity at work at Naute Dam, brush up on your knowledge of spirits at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, and then stroll around Garas Park Rest Camp.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Keetmanshoop online trip itinerary maker .

You can drive from Luderitz to Keetmanshoop in 5 hours. While traveling from Luderitz, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Keetmanshoop, ranging from highs of 34°C to lows of 14°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Keetmanshoop

Parks Fun & Games Nature
Highlights from your plan
Garas Park Rest Camp ©
Garas Park Rest Camp
Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery ©

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