12 days in Namibia Itinerary

12 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Luderitz
— 1 night
2
Windhoek
— 4 nights
3
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
4
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
5
Swakopmund
— 2 nights

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Start off your visit on the 17th (Thu): get to know the fascinating history of Diaz Point and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To see where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Luderitz trip itinerary planning app.

Chennai, India to Luderitz is an approximately 29-hour flight. The time zone difference moving from India Standard Time to Central Africa Time is minus 4.5 hours. In September, Luderitz is cooler than Chennai - with highs of 24°C and lows of 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites · Beaches · Nature
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

4
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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, get a taste of life in the country at Okapuka Ranch, get the lay of the land with Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours, and see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia.

Before you visit Windhoek, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can fly from Luderitz to Windhoek in 4.5 hours. Another option is to drive. Traveling from Luderitz in September, things will get somewhat warmer in Windhoek: highs are around 34°C and lows about 16°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

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 22nd (Tue): don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Etosha National Park tour itinerary planner.

Fly from Windhoek to Etosha National Park in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 23rd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Otjiwarongo.
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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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund.

To find photos, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo trip planner.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Otjiwarongo. September in Otjiwarongo sees daily highs of 38°C and lows of 17°C at night. On the 24th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Wildlife · Parks
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat

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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.
On the 25th (Fri), take an exotic tour of a safari tour, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, since 1983, then examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, and finally take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty. On the 26th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stroll through Dune 7, then take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront, and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To see maps, ratings, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Swakopmund travel route planning app.

Traveling by car from Otjiwarongo to Swakopmund takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight. Traveling from Otjiwarongo in September, you will find days in Swakopmund are colder (24°C), and nights are a bit cooler (12°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours · Outdoors · Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

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