11 days in Namibia Itinerary

11 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Sesriem
— 2 nights
2
Damaraland
— 1 night
3
Swakopmund
— 5 nights

2
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Venture out of the city with trips to Sossusvlei (in Namib-Naukluft Park) and Sossusvlei (Big Daddy Dune, Dune 45 Sossusvlei, &more). The adventure continues: take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon and explore the striking landscape of Namib-Naukluft National Park.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Sesriem vacation planner.

Polokwane, South Africa to Sesriem is an approximately 15-hour combination of flight and car. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Polokwane to Sesriem. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Thu) to allow enough time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 6th (Fri), explore the striking landscape at Messum Crater. On the 7th (Sat), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, go to the Damaraland trip app.

Getting from Sesriem to Damaraland by car takes about 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 7th (Sat) so you can drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Messum Crater
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Messum Crater ©
Messum Crater

5
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.
Change things up with these side-trips from Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Off-Road Tours, &more) and Dorob National Park (in Gobabeb). There's lots more to do: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, stop by Karakulia Weavers, and take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty.

To find ratings, maps, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Swakopmund sightseeing planner.

Getting from Damaraland to Swakopmund by car takes about 6.5 hours. December in Swakopmund sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. On the 12th (Thu), you'll travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Dorob National Park
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Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

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