8 days in Namibia Itinerary

8 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Windhoek
— 2 nights
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Luderitz
— 1 night
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Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
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Damaraland
— 1 night
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Swakopmund
— 1 night
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Walvis Bay
— 1 night

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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.
Step out of Windhoek to go to Sossusvlei and see Deadvlei, which is approximately 5h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and browse the eclectic array of goods at Namibia Craft Centre.

Plan trip to Windhoek with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Cape Town, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 1 hour traveling from Cape Town to Windhoek. In April in Windhoek, expect temperatures between 31°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

1
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Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Kick off your visit on the 6th (Mon): enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point, pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

For more things to do, photos, reviews, and other tourist information, read our Luderitz holiday planner.

You can fly from Windhoek to Luderitz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In April, daily temperatures in Luderitz can reach 29°C, while at night they dip to 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Mon) so you can travel to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

1
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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 7th (Tue): tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Cheetah Conservation Fund.

To see where to stay, reviews, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Otjiwarongo online trip itinerary builder.

Getting from Luderitz to Otjiwarongo by combination of flight and car takes about 5.5 hours. Other options: drive. When traveling from Luderitz in April, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Otjiwarongo: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 7th (Tue) early enough to drive to Damaraland.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks · Wildlife
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Cheetah Conservation Fund ©
Cheetah Conservation Fund
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 8th (Wed): pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein.

For other places to visit, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Damaraland trip itinerary planning app.

Traveling by car from Otjiwarongo to Damaraland takes 8 hours. Expect somewhat warmer evenings in Damaraland when traveling from Otjiwarongo in April, with lows around 26°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 8th (Wed) to allow time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Historic Sites
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein

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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.
On the 9th (Thu), get the adrenaline pumping with an extreme tour, take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, then examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and finally stop by Karakulia Weavers.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read our Swakopmund day trip website.

You can drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 6.5 hours. Traveling from Damaraland in April, plan for a bit cooler nights in Swakopmund, with lows around 17°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Thu) so you can drive to Walvis Bay.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Museums
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Safaris
Adrenaline & Extreme Tours
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

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Walvis Bay

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 10th (Fri): take a leisurely stroll along Walvis Bay Waterfront and then add some adventure to your tour with a kayaking and canoeing tour.

To find other places to visit, ratings, photos, and other tourist information, read Walvis Bay online itinerary planner.

You can drive from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay in an hour. Other options are to take a bus; or take a train. In April in Walvis Bay, expect temperatures between 30°C during the day and 17°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Fri) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Walvis Bay Waterfront ©
Walvis Bay Waterfront

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