18 days in Namibia Itinerary

18 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Walvis Bay
— 3 nights
2
Otjiwarongo
— 3 nights
3
Aus
— 2 nights
4
Ais-Ais
— 2 nights
5
Sesriem
— 4 nights

3
nights
Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Visiting Kayaking & Canoeing and Long Beach Leisure Park will get you outdoors. Discover out-of-the-way places like Dune 7 and Zeila Shipwreck. Step out of Walvis Bay with an excursion to Kuiseb River in Namib-Naukluft Park--about 4h 15 min away. There's more to do: see majestic marine mammals with a dolphin and whale watching tour and take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront.

To see traveler tips and tourist information, use the Walvis Bay sightseeing planner.

Bucharest, Romania to Walvis Bay is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Bucharest to Walvis Bay. In April, Walvis Bay is somewhat warmer than Bucharest - with highs of °C and lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) so you can go by car to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trips

Zeila Shipwreck, Kuiseb River
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Kuiseb River ©
Kuiseb River
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park

3
nights
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.
You'll explore the less-touristy side of things at Africat and Namibia (SWA) Gemstones. Escape the urban bustle at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and Cheetah Conservation Fund. Venture out of the city with trips to Omaruru (Tikoloshe Afrika & Erongo Mountain Winery).

For maps, traveler tips, more things to do, and more tourist information, refer to the Otjiwarongo attractions website.

Traveling by car from Walvis Bay to Otjiwarongo takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. In April, daily temperatures in Otjiwarongo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) to allow time to travel to Aus.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Omaruru, Namibia (SWA) Gemstones
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REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust
Africat ©
Africat
Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund

2
nights
Aus

Aus ©
Aus is a settlement in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll through Garub Pan and then stroll through Wild Horses of the Namib.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Aus online travel planner.

Do a combination of car and flight from Otjiwarongo to Aus in 8.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. You will leave for Ais-Ais on the 24th (Fri).

Things to do in Aus

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Garub Pan ©
Garub Pan

2
nights
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Start off your visit on the 25th (Sat): explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon and then walk around /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park.

To see other places to visit, maps, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Ais-Ais planner.

You can drive from Aus to Ais-Ais in 4 hours. You'll set off for Sesriem on the 26th (Sun).

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trip

/Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park
Highlights from your plan
Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon

4
nights
Sesriem

Sesriem ©
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Spreetshoogte Pass and Elim Dunes. Visiting Hidden Vlei and Sossusvlei will get you outdoors. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Sesriem: Sossusvlei (Big Daddy Dune & Deadvlei). There's more to do: soar above the sights with a balloon tour and take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon.

For photos, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read our Sesriem day trip tool.

Traveling by car from Ais-Ais to Sesriem takes 7.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 1st (Fri) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
Highlights from your plan
Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Hidden Vlei ©
Hidden Vlei
Spreetshoogte Pass ©
Spreetshoogte Pass

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