30 days in Namibia & Springbok Itinerary

30 days in Namibia & Springbok Itinerary

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Route & dates

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Ais-Ais, Namibia
— 1 night
2
Keetmanshoop, Namibia
— 1 day
3
Maltahohe, Namibia
— 1 night
4
Windhoek, Namibia
— 3 nights
5
Otjiwarongo, Namibia
— 2 nights
6
Etosha National Park, Namibia
— 1 night
7
Khorixas, Namibia
— 1 night
8
Hentiesbaai, Namibia
— 1 day
9
Swakopmund, Namibia
— 3 nights
10
Walvis Bay, Namibia
— 2 nights
11
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia
— 3 nights
12
Sesriem, Namibia
— 2 nights
13
Luderitz, Namibia
— 2 nights
14
Rosh Pinah, Namibia
— 2 nights
15
Springbok, South Africa
— 2 nights

1
night
Ais-Ais, Namibia

Ais-Ais ©
Start off your visit on the 29th (Sun): take in breathtaking views at Fish River Canyon.

To see more things to do, where to stay, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Ais-Ais trip itinerary planner.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Ais-Ais is an approximately 12.5-hour car ride. The time zone changes from South Africa Standard Time to Central Africa Time, which is usually a -1 hour difference. Finish your sightseeing early on the 29th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Keetmanshoop.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon

1
day
Keetmanshoop, Namibia

Keetmanshoop
Keetmanshoop is a city in the ǁKaras Region of southern Namibia, lying on the Trans-Namib Railway from Windhoek to Upington in South Africa. Start off your visit on the 30th (Mon): see human ingenuity at work at Naute Dam, thensample the fine beverages at Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Quivertree Forest and Giant's Playground.

To see ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Keetmanshoop day trip app.

Traveling by car from Ais-Ais to Keetmanshoop takes 3 hours. Expect a daytime high around °C in March, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 30th (Mon) to allow enough time to drive to Maltahohe.

Things to do in Keetmanshoop

Parks Nature Fun & Games
Highlights from your plan
Quivertree Forest and Giant's Playground
Quivertree Forest and Giant's Playground
Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery ©
Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery
Naute Dam ©
Naute Dam

1
night
Maltahohe, Namibia

Maltahohe ©
Maltahöhe is a village in southern central Namibia close to the Swartrand escarpment, about 110 km west of Mariental in the Hardap Region. Start off your visit on the 31st (Tue): do a tasting at Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Maltahohe visit app.

You can drive from Keetmanshoop to Maltahohe in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In March, daytime highs in Maltahohe are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Windhoek.

Things to do in Maltahohe

Wineries
Highlights from your plan
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate ©
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate

3
nights
Windhoek, Namibia

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 historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, and hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre.

To see more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, go to the Windhoek day trip website.

Drive from Maltahohe to Windhoek in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. Traveling from Maltahohe in March, expect Windhoek to be a bit cooler, temps between °C and °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 3rd (Fri) to allow time to drive to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Tours Outdoors
Highlights from your plan
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve ©
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve

2
nights
Otjiwarongo, Namibia

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.
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund and then tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust. On the 5th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: stop by Namibia (SWA) Gemstones and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat.

To find traveler tips, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Otjiwarongo online vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Windhoek to Otjiwarongo takes 3 hours. In April, daily temperatures in Otjiwarongo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Wildlife Parks Shopping

Side Trip

Namibia (SWA) Gemstones
Highlights from your plan
Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
Africat ©
Africat
Namibia (SWA) Gemstones ©
Namibia (SWA) Gemstones

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night
Etosha National Park, Namibia

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 6th (Mon): stroll through Etosha and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

Before you visit Etosha National Park, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

Explore your travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park with the Route module. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Mon) early enough to travel to Khorixas.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

1
night
Khorixas, Namibia

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. Kick off your visit on the 7th (Tue): take a peaceful walk through Petrified Forest, take in the dramatic natural features at Organ Pipes, and then explore the striking landscape at Burnt Mountain. Here are some ideas for day two: see the interesting displays at Experience Darama Culture Museum.

For ratings, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, read our Khorixas online trip itinerary builder.

The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Khorixas. On the 8th (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Hentiesbaai.

Things to do in Khorixas

Nature Parks Museums
Highlights from your plan
Organ Pipes ©
Organ Pipes
Burnt Mountain ©
Burnt Mountain

1
day
Hentiesbaai, Namibia

Hentiesbaai ©
Start off your visit on the 9th (Thu): don't miss a visit to Zeila Shipwreck.

To see ratings, where to stay, traveler tips, and more tourist information, use the Hentiesbaai planner.

Traveling by car from Khorixas to Hentiesbaai takes 8 hours. On the 9th (Thu), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Hentiesbaai

Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
Zeila Shipwreck ©
Zeila Shipwreck

3
nights
Swakopmund, Namibia

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.
Swakopmund is known for wildlife, adventure, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the waterfront at Swakopmund Jetty, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, since 1983, stroll through Welwitschia Plains, and get interesting insight from Tours.

To find where to stay and more tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip planner.

You can drive from Hentiesbaai to Swakopmund in 1.5 hours. In April, daytime highs in Swakopmund are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 12th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum
Welwitschia Plains ©
Welwitschia Plains

2
nights
Walvis Bay, Namibia

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Mon): take in the waterfront at Walvis Bay Waterfront and then get interesting insight from Tours. On the 14th (Tue), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Dune 7.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, go to the Walvis Bay trip builder app.

Traveling by car from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay takes an hour. Alternatively, you can take a bus; or take a train. In April, daily temperatures in Walvis Bay can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 14th (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Tours Outdoors Adventure
Highlights from your plan
Off-Road Tours
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7
Kayaking & Canoeing

3
nights
Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station). Next up on the itinerary: take a memorable drive along Kuiseb Pass and don't miss a visit to Spreetshoogte Pass.

To find reviews, where to stay, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park day trip planner.

Traveling by car from Walvis Bay to Namib-Naukluft Park takes an hour. Expect a daytime high around °C in April, and nighttime lows around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can drive to Sesriem.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Nature Parks Wildlife

Side Trips

Gobabeb, Kuiseb Pass
Highlights from your plan
Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Kuiseb Pass ©
Kuiseb Pass
Gobabeb Desert Research Station ©
Gobabeb Desert Research Station

2
nights
Sesriem, Namibia

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. On the 18th (Sat), explore the striking landscape of Namib-Naukluft National Park.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Sesriem journey maker site.

Traveling by car from Namib-Naukluft Park to Sesriem takes 3.5 hours. On the 19th (Sun), you'll travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park

2
nights
Luderitz, Namibia

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 20th (Mon), get to know the fascinating history of Diaz Point and then explore the fascinating landscape at Agate Beach. Here are some ideas for day two: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town and then take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche.

To see maps, reviews, ratings, and more tourist information, read our Luderitz road trip planning app.

You can drive from Sesriem to Luderitz in 13.5 hours. In April, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can travel to Rosh Pinah.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Wildlife Beaches
Highlights from your plan
Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

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nights
Rosh Pinah, Namibia

Rosh Pinah
Start off your visit on the 22nd (Wed): see the interesting displays at Rosh Pinah Geo Centre.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, use the Rosh Pinah trip planner.

Getting from Luderitz to Rosh Pinah by car takes about 3 hours. You'll set off for Springbok on the 23rd (Thu).

Things to do in Rosh Pinah

Museums

2
nights
Springbok, South Africa

Springbok ©
Springbok is the largest town in the Namaqualand area in the Northern Cape province of South Africa. On the 24th (Fri), tour the pleasant surroundings at Goegap Nature Reserve.

For ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, read Springbok online journey maker.

You can drive from Rosh Pinah to Springbok in 3.5 hours. The time zone changes from Central Africa Time (CAT) to South Africa Standard Time (SAST), which is usually a 1 hour difference. April in Springbok sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. You will leave for home on the 25th (Sat).

Things to do in Springbok

Wildlife Parks
Highlights from your plan
Goegap Nature Reserve ©
Goegap Nature Reserve

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