22 days in Namibia Itinerary

22 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
2
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
3
Khorixas
— 3 nights
4
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 3 nights
5
Swakopmund
— 5 nights
6
Luderitz
— 2 nights
7
Windhoek
— 5 nights

1
night
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 5th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat. On the next day, tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund.

To find reviews, ratings, maps, and tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo travel route builder tool.

Dusseldorf, Germany to Otjiwarongo is an approximately 156.5-hour car ride. When traveling from Dusseldorf in October, plan for warmer days in Otjiwarongo, with highs around °C, while nights are a bit warmer with lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 6th (Tue) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust

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.
Start off your visit on the 7th (Wed): tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Etosha National Park trip tool.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Wed) early enough to travel to Khorixas.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

3
nights
Khorixas

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Khorixas: Damaraland (Damara Living Museum & Twyfelfontein) and Kamanjab (Burnt Mountain, Otjikandero Himba Orphanage Village, &more). Next up on the itinerary: take a peaceful walk through Petrified Forest, take an in-depth tour of Experience Darama Culture Museum, and take in the dramatic natural features at Organ Pipes.

Make your Khorixas itinerary with Inspirock to find out what to see and where to go.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Etosha National Park to Khorixas. Cap off your sightseeing on the 10th (Sat) early enough to go by car to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Khorixas

Nature Parks Museums

Side Trips

Kamanjab, Damaraland
Highlights from your plan
Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

3
nights
Namib-Naukluft Park

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Namib-Naukluft Park is known for nature, parks, and scenic drive. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: explore the fascinating landscape at Big Daddy Dune, take in breathtaking views at Sesriem Canyon, and take in the dramatic natural features at Elim Dunes.

To find other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park route builder site.

Traveling by car from Khorixas to Namib-Naukluft Park takes 5.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Namib-Naukluft Park can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 13th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Big Daddy Dune ©
Big Daddy Dune
Dune 45 Sossusvlei ©
Dune 45 Sossusvlei
Elim Dunes ©
Elim Dunes

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Swakopmund side-trips: Walvis Bay (Off-Road Tours, Walvis Bay Waterfront, &more). Spend the 18th (Sun) wandering through the wild on a nature and wildlife tour. And it doesn't end there: see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, gain insight with a tour of cultural highlights, stroll through Dune 7, and take a memorable tour with Tours.

For other places to visit, reviews, photos, and more tourist information, use the Swakopmund trip builder.

Drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund in 1.5 hours. October in Swakopmund sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sun) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Kayaking & Canoeing

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 19th (Mon): kick back and relax at Agate Beach and then visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point.

To find out how to plan a trip to Luderitz, use our trip itinerary maker.

You can do a combination of shuttle and flight from Swakopmund to Luderitz in 8 hours. Another option is to drive. In October, daily temperatures in Luderitz can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach

5
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.
Spend the 22nd (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: admire the striking features of Christuskirche, play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre.

For ratings, reviews, maps, and tourist information, refer to the Windhoek online route maker.

Traveling by flight from Luderitz to Windhoek takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Luderitz in October; daily highs in Windhoek reach °C and lows reach °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery
Highlights from your plan
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

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