23 days in Namibia Itinerary

23 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

Start: Cape Town
Fly:  3 h 15 min
1
Windhoek
— 8 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Luderitz
— 3 nights
Fly + Drive:  4 h 30 min
3
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1 h 30 min
4
Omaruru
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
5
Damaraland
— 2 nights
Drive:  3 h
6
Swakopmund
— 6 nights
Fly:  3 h 30 min
End: Cape Town

8
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.
Visit Christuskirche and Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours for their historical value. Do your shopping at Namibia Craft Centre and Herrle & Herma Jewellers. There's lots more to do: examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, sample the fine beverages at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, and buy something for everyone on your list at The Grove Mall of Namibia.

For where to stay, maps, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Windhoek trip itinerary planner.

Cape Town, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 3.5- hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time (SAST) to Central Africa Time (CAT) is minus 1 hour. In April, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 15°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 16th (Thu) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Museums Wildlife Shopping

Side Trips

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

3
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Do some cultural sightseeing at Kolmanskop Ghost Town and Felsenkirche. Next up on the itinerary: kick back and relax at Agate Beach and enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point.

For other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, refer to the Luderitz itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. In April, daily temperatures in Luderitz can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. On the 19th (Sun), you're off to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Wildlife Parks
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

2
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.
On the 20th (Mon), stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund. On the 21st (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: look for gifts at Namibia (SWA) Gemstones and then stroll through Africat.

To find ratings, other places to visit, reviews, and more tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo tour itinerary app.

Getting from Luderitz to Otjiwarongo by combination of flight and car takes about 4.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Luderitz in April, plan for somewhat warmer days in Otjiwarongo, with highs around 33°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can drive to Omaruru.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

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

1
night
Omaruru

Omaruru ©
Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): learn about winemaking at Kristall Kellerei, then learn about winemaking at Erongo Mountain Winery, and then view the masterpieces at Tikoloshe Afrika.

To see traveler tips, more things to do, photos, and tourist information, read Omaruru trip planner.

You can drive from Otjiwarongo to Omaruru in 1.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Wed) to allow enough time to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Omaruru

Wineries Museums Shopping
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Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Erongo Mountain Winery
Kristall Kellerei ©
Kristall Kellerei
Tikoloshe Afrika ©
Tikoloshe Afrika

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): examine the collection at Damara Living Museum. Keep things going the next day: appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, refer to the Damaraland day trip planning tool.

You can drive from Omaruru to Damaraland in 2.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 31°C in April, and nighttime lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) early enough to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Historic Sites Museums
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

6
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 outdoors at Off-Road Tours and Welwitschia Plains. Head to Die Muschel and Platz Am Meerfor some retail therapy. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Swakopmund: Dolphin & Whale Watching (in Walvis Bay) and Gobabeb Desert Research Station (in Gobabeb). The adventure continues: examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, don't miss a visit to Hohenzollernhaus, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, and pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, since 1983.

To see maps, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, use the Swakopmund trip maker site.

Drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 3 hours. Traveling from Damaraland in April, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Swakopmund, with lows of 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 30th (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Gobabeb Desert Research Station
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Safaris
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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