10 days in Namibia Itinerary

10 days in Namibia Itinerary

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10 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Drive:  18 h 30 min
1
Windhoek
— 2 nights
Drive:  11 h 45 min
2
Luderitz
— 2 nights
Drive:  14 h 30 min
3
Otjiwarongo
— 1 night
Drive:  4 h
4
Damaraland
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
5
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  4 h
End: Johannesburg

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.
Kick off your visit on the 7th (Sat): stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, see the interesting displays at National Museum of Namibia, contemplate in the serene atmosphere at Christuskirche, then stop by Herrle & Herma Jewellers, and finally examine the collection at Trans-Namib Railroad Museum. On your second day here, tour the pleasant surroundings at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, then walk around Zoo Park, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas.

To see where to stay, other places to visit, topicsMoreInfo.option.ratings, and more tourist information, you can read our Windhoek trip planner.

Fourways, South Africa to Windhoek is an approximately 6-hour combination of car and flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Fourways in March, expect nights in Windhoek to be about the same, around 18°C, while days are a bit warmer, around 34°C. On the 9th (Mon), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours
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NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche
Safaris

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Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 10th (Tue), kick back and relax at Agate Beach, then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town, and then enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point.

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Do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Windhoek, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Luderitz, ranging from highs of 29°C to lows of 16°C. You'll set off for Otjiwarongo on the 11th (Wed).

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Outdoors Beaches
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point ©
Diaz Point
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach

1
night
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 12th (Thu): tour the pleasant surroundings at Africat, then tour the pleasant surroundings at REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust, and then stroll through Cheetah Conservation Fund.

To find other places to visit, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo online driving holiday planner .

Do a combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Otjiwarongo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Luderitz in March; daily highs in Otjiwarongo reach 35°C and lows reach 20°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can go by car to Damaraland.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

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

1
night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): see the interesting displays at Damara Living Museum, then pause for some photo ops at Twyfelfontein, and then take in the awesome beauty at Brandberg Mountain.

To find photos, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, use the Damaraland online trip itinerary maker .

Getting from Otjiwarongo to Damaraland by car takes about 4 hours. Expect a bit warmer temperatures when traveling from Otjiwarongo in March; daily highs in Damaraland reach 39°C and lows reach 27°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Parks Nature Historic Sites
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein
Damara Living Museum ©
Damara Living Museum
Brandberg Mountain ©
Brandberg Mountain

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Long Beach Leisure Park, then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, then examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, and finally stroll through Dune 7. Keep things going the next day: get interesting insight from Tours, then admire nature's wide array of creatures at National Marin Aquarium of Namibia, and then pause for some serene contemplation at German Evangelical Lutheran Church.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read our Swakopmund trip builder site .

You can drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 3 hours. Traveling from Damaraland in March, expect Swakopmund to be a bit cooler, temps between 29°C and 17°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Sun) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Parks

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Off-Road Tours
Swakopmund Museum ©
Swakopmund Museum

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