31 days in Namibia Itinerary

31 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Luderitz
— 2 nights
2
Ais-Ais
— 1 night
3
Sesriem
— 1 day
4
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 3 nights
5
Swakopmund
— 7 nights
6
Damaraland
— 3 nights
7
Khorixas
— 2 nights
8
Otjiwarongo
— 2 nights
9
Etosha National Park
— 2 nights
10
Windhoek
— 7 nights

2
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Luderitz is known for historic sites, beaches, and museums. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, contemplate the long history of The Goerke House, and visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point.

To find traveler tips, photos, more things to do, and more tourist information, read our Luderitz holiday planner.

Windhoek to Luderitz is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Windhoek in October, expect Luderitz to be little chillier, temps between °C and °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Thu) early enough to travel to Ais-Ais.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

1
night
Ais-Ais

Ais-Ais ©
Kick off your visit on the 4th (Fri): explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon.

To find maps, ratings, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Ais-Ais road trip website.

Drive from Luderitz to Ais-Ais in 5.5 hours. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Fri) so you can travel to Sesriem.

Things to do in Ais-Ais

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

1
day
Sesriem

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. On the 5th (Sat), explore the fascinating landscape at Namib-Naukluft National Park.

To see ratings, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, read our Sesriem journey planning website.

You can drive from Ais-Ais to Sesriem in 7.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of car and flight. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Sat) to allow time to drive to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Sesriem

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

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.
Get out of town with these interesting Namib-Naukluft Park side-trips: Gobabeb (Dorob National Park & Gobabeb Desert Research Station). The adventure continues: explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon and don't miss a visit to Kuiseb Pass.

For ratings, maps, where to stay, and tourist information, go to the Namib-Naukluft Park attractions website.

You can drive from Sesriem to Namib-Naukluft Park in 3.5 hours. October in Namib-Naukluft Park sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Tue) early enough to drive to Swakopmund.

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

7
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 (Dolphin & Whale Watching, Walvis Bay Waterfront, &more). And it doesn't end there: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, stop by Die Muschel, get up close and personal with brilliant marine life at National Marin Aquarium of Namibia, and examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum.

For reviews, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Swakopmund trip website.

You can drive from Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund in 1.5 hours. In October, daily temperatures in Swakopmund can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 15th (Tue) early enough to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Tours Outdoors Wildlife

Side Trips

Walvis Bay, Moon Landscape
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

3
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Damaraland is known for trails, museums, and nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein, see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum, and trek along Spitzkoppe.

For where to stay, maps, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Damaraland online road trip planner.

Getting from Swakopmund to Damaraland by car takes about 6.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 18th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Khorixas.

Things to do in Damaraland

Outdoors Nature Parks
Highlights from your plan
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum

2
nights
Khorixas

Khorixas ©
Khorixas is a town of 6,000 inhabitants in southern Kunene Region, Namibia. On the 19th (Sat), contemplate the waterfront views at Ugab River and then take an in-depth tour of Experience Darama Culture Museum. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: take in the dramatic natural features at Burnt Mountain, explore the striking landscape at Organ Pipes, and then delve into the lush surroundings at Petrified Forest.

For maps, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Khorixas road trip planning site.

Traveling by car from Damaraland to Khorixas takes 3 hours. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Sun) early enough to drive to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Khorixas

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

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.
Kick off your visit on the 21st (Mon): stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund and then stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: stroll through Africat and then stroll around Waterberg National Park.

For where to stay, other places to visit, photos, and more tourist information, use the Otjiwarongo online road trip planner.

Getting from Khorixas to Otjiwarongo by car takes about 3 hours. In October, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Tue) early enough to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

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

2
nights
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.
On the 23rd (Wed), stroll through Etosha and then make a trip to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For more things to do, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Etosha National Park trip itinerary site.

Explore your travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park with the Route module. On the 24th (Thu), you're off to Windhoek.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Etosha ©
Etosha

7
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.
Windhoek is known for historic sites, museums, and parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, tour the pleasant surroundings at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, and take in the local highlights with Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours.

To see reviews, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, read our Windhoek trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Etosha National Park to Windhoek takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. October in Windhoek sees daily highs of °C and lows of °C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Museums Outdoors Historic Sites
Highlights from your plan
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve

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