8 days in Namibia Itinerary

8 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Windhoek
— 2 nights
2
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
3
Damaraland
— 1 night
4
Swakopmund
— 3 nights

2
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.
Step out of Windhoek with an excursion to Deadvlei in Sossusvlei--about 5h 30 min away. There's lots more to do: take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche, examine the collection at National Museum of Namibia, tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, and stop by Herrle & Herma Jewellers.

To see ratings, more things to do, maps, and tourist information, read our Windhoek trip builder.

Johannesburg, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 6-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of bus and shuttle. The time zone difference moving from South Africa Standard Time to Central Africa Time is minus 1 hour. Traveling from Johannesburg in September, expect Windhoek to be somewhat warmer, temps between 34°C and 16°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 22nd (Sun) so you can travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Parks · Outdoors

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
National Museum of Namibia ©
National Museum of Namibia

1
night
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 (Mon), don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

To find traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Etosha National Park trip itinerary maker site.

Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Etosha National Park takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 23rd (Mon) to allow time for travel to Damaraland.

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Start off your visit on the 24th (Tue): appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein.

For maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, go to the Damaraland tour builder app.

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Etosha National Park to Damaraland takes 8.5 hours. Cap off your sightseeing on the 24th (Tue) early enough to go by car to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Historic Sites
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein

3
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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Walvis Bay (Walvis Bay Waterfront & Kayaking & Canoeing). The adventure continues: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, don't miss a visit to Hohenzollernhaus, snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Welwitschia Plains.

Plan my day in Swakopmund using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 6.5 hours. Expect a daytime high around 24°C in September, and nighttime lows around 12°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Fri) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Adventure

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Kayaking & Canoeing
Safaris
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

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