11 days in Namibia Itinerary

11 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Boston
Fly:  28 h
1
Windhoek
— 3 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
2
Etosha National Park
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  7 h
3
Damaraland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Fly:  25 h
End: Boston

3
nights
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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Deadvlei, take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, take an exotic tour of a safari tour, and examine the collection at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum.

To see reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, read our Windhoek trip maker.

Boston, USA to Windhoek is an approximately 28- hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 6 hours traveling from Boston to Windhoek. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Boston in November, with highs in Windhoek at 90°F and lows at 61°F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Fri) to allow time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Outdoors

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

2
nights
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.
On the 9th (Sat), stroll through Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see more things to do, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read Etosha National Park itinerary website.

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Etosha National Park takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. You will leave for Damaraland on the 10th (Sun).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 11th (Mon), appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Damaraland trip itinerary planning website.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Etosha National Park to Damaraland takes 7 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Historic Sites
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein

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 12th (Tue): take a leisurely stroll along Walvis Bay Waterfront and then paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour. On your second day here, look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, then examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas, and finally push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund day trip planning website.

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Swakopmund takes 3 hours. November in Swakopmund sees daily highs of 74°F and lows of 55°F at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 13th (Wed) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Adventure

Side Trip

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

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