11 days in Namibia Itinerary

11 days in Namibia Itinerary

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11 days in Namibia Itinerary

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 museums, parks, wildlife, shopping, and historic sites. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Deadvlei, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre, and look for gifts at Herrle & Herma Jewellers.

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Boston, USA to Windhoek is an approximately 28-hour flight. Traveling from Boston to Windhoek, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for warmer weather when traveling from Boston in November: high temperatures in Windhoek hover around 90°F and lows are around 61°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 8th (Fri) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Parks Tours

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

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.
Kick off your visit on the 9th (Sat): stroll through Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To see traveler tips, reviews, other places to visit, and other tourist information, read Etosha National Park trip builder site .

Getting from Windhoek to Etosha National Park by flight takes about 3.5 hours. Other options: take a shuttle. You'll set off 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 ©
Kick off your visit on the 11th (Mon): pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein.

To find reviews, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Damaraland vacation planning tool .

Getting from Etosha National Park to Damaraland by combination of flight and car takes about 7 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Mon) so you can go by car 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.
On the 12th (Tue), take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront and then take a tour by water with Boat Tours & Water Sports. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: look for gifts at Kristall Galerie, snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty, see the interesting displays 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 maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, read Swakopmund trip itinerary planner .

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. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Wed) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Adventure

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

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