44 days in Namibia Itinerary

44 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Waterberg Plateau Park
— 2 nights
2
Otjiwarongo
— 4 nights
3
Luderitz
— 4 nights
4
Windhoek
— 8 nights
5
Walvis Bay
— 4 nights
6
Sesriem
— 3 nights
7
Damaraland
— 2 nights
8
Opuwo
— 2 nights
9
Tsumkwe
— 2 nights
10
Rundu
— 2 nights
11
Fish River Region
— 2 nights
12
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 2 nights

2
nights
Waterberg Plateau Park

Waterberg Plateau Park ©
Waterberg Plateau Park is known for parks. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: stroll through Okonjima Game Reserve.

To find maps, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Waterberg Plateau Park day trip planning app.

San Francisco, USA to Waterberg Plateau Park is an approximately 192-hour travel. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 9 hours traveling from San Francisco to Waterberg Plateau Park. Expect much hotter weather when traveling from San Francisco in October: highs in Waterberg Plateau Park hover around °F, while lows dip to °F. You'll set off for Otjiwarongo on the 5th (Mon).

Things to do in Waterberg Plateau Park

Parks Wildlife
Highlights from your plan
Okonjima Game Reserve ©
Okonjima Game Reserve

4
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Hoba Meteorite as well as Rock Engravings at Peet Alberts Koppie. You'll discover tucked-away gems like Erongo Mountain Winery and Dinosaur Tracks - National Monument NAMIBIA. Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Kristall Kellerei and Tikoloshe Afrika. Explore Otjiwarongo's surroundings by going to Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village (in Tsumeb) and Mundulea Nature Reserve (in Otavi). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust.

For where to stay, reviews, photos, and tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo trip planner.

Drive from Waterberg Plateau Park to Otjiwarongo in 1.5 hours. October in Otjiwarongo sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 9th (Fri) early enough to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife Wineries

Side Trips

Omaruru, Helvi Mpingana Kondombolo Cultural Village, Hoba Meteorite, Mundulea Nature Reserve, Dinosaur Tracks - National Monument NAMIBIA
Highlights from your plan
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust
Erongo Mountain Winery ©
Erongo Mountain Winery
Hoba Meteorite ©
Hoba Meteorite

4
nights
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Visiting Wild Horses of the Namib and Agate Beach will get you outdoors. Step off the beaten path and head to Diaz Point and Garub Pan.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and tourist information, read our Luderitz trip planner.

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Otjiwarongo to Luderitz takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Otjiwarongo, expect much colder days and slightly colder nights in Luderitz, ranging from highs of °F to lows of °F. On the 13th (Tue), you'll travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Parks Wildlife Historic Sites

Side Trip

Aus
Highlights from your plan
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Garub Pan ©
Garub Pan

8
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve. Discover out-of-the-way places like NamibRand Nature Reserve and Hoanib River. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, see the interesting displays at Owela Museum, wander the wide-open spaces of Okapuka Ranch, and pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Cathedral.

For where to stay, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Windhoek trip itinerary planning app.

You can fly from Luderitz to Windhoek in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Plan for somewhat warmer temperatures traveling from Luderitz in October, with highs in Windhoek at °F and lows at °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 21st (Wed) to allow enough time to travel to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Museums Wildlife

Side Trips

Naute Kristall Cellar and Destillery, Hoanib River
Highlights from your plan
Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Hoanib River ©
Hoanib River

4
nights
Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
You've now added Dune 7 to your itinerary. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Snake Park. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore the numerous day-trip ideas around Walvis Bay: Zeila Shipwreck (in Hentiesbaai) and German Evangelical Lutheran Church (in Swakopmund). There's still lots to do: see Off-Road Tours, admire the striking features of Hohenzollernhaus, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, since 1983, and walk around Long Beach Leisure Park.

For where to stay, traveler tips, maps, and more tourist information, use the Walvis Bay attractions planning app.

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Walvis Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of shuttle and bus. Traveling from Windhoek in October, expect Walvis Bay to be little chillier, temps between °F and °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sun) so you can drive to Sesriem.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trips

Swakopmund, Zeila Shipwreck
Highlights from your plan
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Safaris

3
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 Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate and Balloon Rides. Spend the 26th (Mon) exploring nature at Namib-Naukluft National Park.

To see other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, go to the Sesriem vacation planner.

Traveling by car from Walvis Bay to Sesriem takes 10.5 hours. On the 29th (Thu), you'll travel to Damaraland.

Things to do in Sesriem

Parks Nature Wineries

Side Trip

Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate
Highlights from your plan
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate ©
Neuras Wine & Wildlife Estate
Balloon Rides

2
nights
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Spitzkoppe as well as Twyfelfontein. Take a break from the city and head to Brandberg Mountain and Messum Crater. Eschew the tourist crowds and head to Cape Cross and Damara Living Museum. Change things up with a short trip to Burnt Mountain in Khorixas (about 1h 30 min away).

To see photos, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, refer to the Damaraland trip maker.

You can drive from Sesriem to Damaraland in 7.5 hours. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sun) so you can drive to Opuwo.

Things to do in Damaraland

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Messum Crater, Cape Cross, Burnt Mountain
Highlights from your plan
Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Spitzkoppe ©
Spitzkoppe
Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain

2
nights
Opuwo

Opuwo ©
Opuwo is the capital of the Kunene Region in north-western Namibia. The Ovahimba Living Museum has been added to your itinerary. On the 2nd (Mon), explore the activities along Hoarusib River and then get engrossed in the history at The Ovahimba Living Museum.

To see photos, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Opuwo trip itinerary website.

You can drive from Damaraland to Opuwo in 7 hours. You will leave for Tsumkwe on the 3rd (Tue).

Things to do in Opuwo

Parks Museums Nature
Highlights from your plan
Hoarusib River ©
Hoarusib River
The Ovahimba Living Museum ©
The Ovahimba Living Museum

2
nights
Tsumkwe

Tsumkwe ©
Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum has been added to your itinerary. Kick off your visit on the 4th (Wed): see the interesting displays at Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum.

For reviews, traveler tips, other places to visit, and more tourist information, go to the Tsumkwe travel route builder website.

You can drive from Opuwo to Tsumkwe in 9.5 hours. On the 5th (Thu), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Rundu.

Things to do in Tsumkwe

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum ©
Ju/'Hoansi San Living Museum

2
nights
Rundu

Rundu ©
Rundu is the capital of the Kavango-East Region, northern Namibia, on the border with Angola on the banks of the Kavango River about 1000m above sea level. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Mbunza Living Museum. Start off your visit on the 6th (Fri): stop by FAWENA Kavango Basket Shop and then get a new perspective on nature at Mbunza Living Museum.

To find photos, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Rundu trip itinerary planning tool.

Traveling by car from Tsumkwe to Rundu takes 9 hours. In November in Rundu, expect temperatures between °F during the day and °F at night. On the 7th (Sat), you'll travel to Fish River Region.

Things to do in Rundu

Museums Shopping
Highlights from your plan
Mbunza Living Museum ©
Mbunza Living Museum

2
nights
Fish River Region

Fish River Region ©
The Fish River Canyon, is located in the south of Namibia. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Quivertree Forest and Giant's Playground as well as Fish River Canyon. Start off your visit on the 8th (Sun): delve into the lush surroundings at Quivertree Forest and Giant's Playground, thenstroll through /Ai-/Ais-Richtersveld Transfrontier Park, and then explore the stunning scenery at Fish River Canyon.

To see photos, maps, and other tourist information, read Fish River Region trip itinerary maker website.

Traveling by flight from Rundu to Fish River Region takes 10 hours. On the 9th (Mon), you're off to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Fish River Region

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Quivertree Forest and Giant's Playground
Highlights from your plan
Fish River Canyon ©
Fish River Canyon

2
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.
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Dorob National Park, Sossusvlei and Namib Desert.

To find more things to do, other places to visit, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Namib-Naukluft Park trip maker tool.

Getting from Fish River Region to Namib-Naukluft Park by flight takes about 13 hours. Other options: do a combination of train, bus, and car; or do a combination of train and car. In November, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. You will leave for home on the 12th (Thu).

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks Nature

Side Trip

Dorob National Park
Highlights from your plan
Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Dorob National Park ©
Dorob National Park
Namib Desert ©
Namib Desert

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