8 days in Namibia Itinerary

8 days in Namibia Itinerary

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8 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
Fly:  11​h
1
Luderitz
— 1 night
Fly + Drive:  1​h 45​min
2
Windhoek
— 2 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 15​min
3
Damaraland
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h
4
Swakopmund
— 3 nights
Fly:  5​h 45​min
End: Johannesburg

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 9th (Tue), visit a coastal fixture at Diaz Point and then mingle with the ghosts of the past at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

For traveler tips, more things to do, ratings, and tourist information, you can read our Luderitz online visit planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Luderitz is an approximately 11-hour flight. You can also drive. Traveling from Johannesburg in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit warmer in Luderitz, with lows of 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Luderitz

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

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.
On the 10th (Wed), look for gifts at The Diamond Works, hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre, then stroll through Deadvlei, and finally take in the spiritual surroundings of Christuskirche. Here are some ideas for day two: tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve and then see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour.

For other places to visit, maps, reviews, and more tourist information, read Windhoek holiday planning site .

Traveling by combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Windhoek takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Luderitz in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Windhoek, with highs around 27°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 11th (Thu) so you can travel to Damaraland.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife Outdoors Tours

Side Trip

Deadvlei
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Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Safaris
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

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night
Damaraland

Damaraland ©
On the 12th (Fri), appreciate the history behind Twyfelfontein.

To find more things to do, ratings, traveler tips, and other tourist information, refer to the Damaraland travel app .

Do a combination of flight and car from Windhoek to Damaraland in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. While traveling from Windhoek, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Damaraland, ranging from highs of 35°C to lows of 11°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 12th (Fri) early enough to go by car to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Damaraland

Historic Sites
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Twyfelfontein ©
Twyfelfontein

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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.
Shop till you drop at Die Muschel and Peter's Antiques, since 1983. Get in touch with nature at Safaris and Dolphin & Whale Watching. Go for a jaunt from Swakopmund to Walvis Bay to see Kayaking & Canoeing about 40 minutes away. It doesn't end there: kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park and admire the striking features of Hohenzollernhaus.

For photos, ratings, other places to visit, and more tourist information, read our Swakopmund online day trip planner .

Drive from Damaraland to Swakopmund in 3 hours. Traveling from Damaraland in June, you will find days in Swakopmund are a bit cooler (26°C), and nights are about the same (12°C). Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Mon) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors Tours Wildlife

Side Trip

Walvis Bay
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Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing
Dolphin & Whale Watching

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