14 days in Namibia Itinerary

14 days in Namibia Itinerary

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14 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Zurich
Fly:  22​h 30​min
1
Walvis Bay
— 1 night
Fly:  4​h
2
Etosha National Park
— 1 night
Shuttle + Fly:  11​h 15​min
3
Luderitz
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
4
Windhoek
— 4 nights
Fly + Drive:  3​h 30​min
5
Bwabwata National Park
— 1 night
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  11​h 30​min
6
Sesriem
— 1 night
Drive + Fly:  26​h
End: Zurich

1
night
Walvis Bay

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 14th (Sun): take in the architecture and atmosphere at German Evangelical Lutheran Church, then stroll through Dune 7, and then enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach Leisure Park. Here are some ideas for day two: examine the collection at Swakopmund Museum, then look for gifts at Karakulia Weavers, and then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas.

To find ratings, traveler tips, reviews, and more tourist information, you can read our Walvis Bay trip itinerary tool .

Zurich, Switzerland to Walvis Bay is an approximately 22.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 1 hour traveling from Zurich to Walvis Bay. Traveling from Zurich in April, expect nights in Walvis Bay to be a bit warmer, around 16°C, while days are much warmer, around 30°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Swakopmund
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Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Nature & Wildlife Tours
Dune 7 ©
Dune 7

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.
Start off your visit on the 16th (Tue): stroll through Etosha Pan and then don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole.

For maps, photos, and tourist information, read our Etosha National Park day trip planning website .

You can fly from Walvis Bay to Etosha National Park in 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and shuttle; or do a combination of train and shuttle. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 16th (Tue) to allow time to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife Parks
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Etosha ©
Etosha

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 17th (Wed), explore the fascinating landscape at Agate Beach, contemplate the long history of Kolmanskop Ghost Town, and then contemplate the long history of The Goerke House. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sea views from Diaz Point, then pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, and then see the interesting displays at Luderitz Museum.

For more things to do, reviews, where to stay, and tourist information, read Luderitz online day trip planner .

Do a combination of shuttle and flight from Etosha National Park to Luderitz in 11.5 hours. In April in Luderitz, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 15°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Thu) early enough to travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites Beaches Nature
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Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche
Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
The Goerke House ©
The Goerke House

4
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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Trans-Namib Railroad Museum and Christuskirche. Get outdoors at Sossusvlei and Fish River Canyon Nationalpark. The adventure continues: stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, steep yourself in history at Katutura Township, and see the interesting displays at Owela Museum.

For ratings, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, you can read our Windhoek itinerary planner.

You can do a combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Windhoek in 2 hours. Another option is to drive. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in April, and nighttime lows around 15°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Mon) to allow time to travel to Bwabwata National Park.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trips

Sossusvlei, Fish River Canyon Nationalpark
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Fish River Canyon Nationalpark ©
Fish River Canyon Nationalpark
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei

1
night
Bwabwata National Park

Bwabwata National Park ©
On the 23rd (Tue), tour the pleasant surroundings at Mahango Game Reserve.

For more things to do, maps, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Bwabwata National Park holiday maker tool .

Do a combination of flight and car from Windhoek to Bwabwata National Park in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. On the 23rd (Tue), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can travel to Sesriem.

Things to do in Bwabwata National Park

Wildlife Parks

Side Trip

Mahango Game Reserve
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Mahango Game Reserve ©
Mahango Game Reserve

1
night
Sesriem

Sesriem
Sesriem is a small settlement located in the Namib Desert, in Namibia, close to the southern end of the Naukluft Mountains. Start off your visit on the 24th (Wed): admire nature's extreme beauty at Namib-Naukluft National Park. Keep things going the next day: admire nature's extreme beauty at Namib Desert and then enjoy unforgettable views with a balloon tour.

To see other places to visit, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Sesriem attractions site .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Bwabwata National Park to Sesriem takes 11.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Sesriem

Nature Parks Outdoors
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Namib-Naukluft National Park
Namib-Naukluft National Park
Balloon Rides

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