19 days in Namibia Itinerary

19 days in Namibia Itinerary

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Walvis Bay
— 3 nights
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Otjiwarongo
— 3 nights
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Etosha National Park
— 1 night
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Windhoek
— 5 nights
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Luderitz
— 2 nights
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Namib-Naukluft Park
— 3 nights

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Walvis Bay

Walvis Bay ©
A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
On the 4th (Thu), stroll through Dune 7 and then get up close to creatures of the deep with a dolphin and whale watching tour. Keep things going the next day: enjoy the sand and surf at Long Beach Leisure Park.

To find traveler tips, more things to do, where to stay, and other tourist information, read our Walvis Bay trip planner.

Saint-Denis, Reunion Island to Walvis Bay is an approximately 16-hour flight. You can also drive. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3 hours traveling from Saint-Denis to Walvis Bay. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Saint-Denis in January; daily highs in Walvis Bay reach 28°C and lows reach 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Otjiwarongo.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors · Wildlife · Parks · Tours
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Dune 7 ©
Dune 7
Long Beach Leisure Park ©
Long Beach Leisure Park
Dolphin & Whale Watching

3
nights
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.
Explore hidden gems such as Okonjima Game Reserve and REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust. Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Africat.

To see maps, where to stay, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Otjiwarongo trip planner.

Drive from Walvis Bay to Otjiwarongo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of flight and car. While traveling from Walvis Bay, expect somewhat warmer days and about the same nights in Otjiwarongo, ranging from highs of 39°C to lows of 20°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 9th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Wildlife · Parks

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 6 — 9:
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Okonjima Game Reserve ©
Okonjima Game Reserve
Africat ©
Africat
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust ©
REST - Rare & Endangered Species Trust

1
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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.
To find where to stay, other places to visit, and other tourist information, you can read our Etosha National Park itinerary planner.

Use the Route module to find suitable travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park. You'll set off for Windhoek on the 10th (Wed).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Wildlife · Parks
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5
nights
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.
Discover out-of-the-way places like Safaris and Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve. Visit Christuskirche and Nande Explorer Cultural Township Tours for their historical value. Change things up with a short trip to Gross Barmen Hot Springs in Gross Barmen (about 1h 30 min away). The adventure continues: stroll through NamibRand Nature Reserve, pause for some serene contemplation at St Mary's Catholic Cathedral, don't miss a visit to Heroes Acre, and hunt for treasures at Namibia Craft Centre.

To find traveler tips, where to stay, and tourist information, read Windhoek trip itinerary builder website.

You can fly from Etosha National Park to Windhoek in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle. In January, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach 38°C, while at night they dip to 20°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 15th (Mon) early enough to travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Outdoors · Parks · Tours

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 10 — 15:
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Safaris
NamibRand Nature Reserve ©
NamibRand Nature Reserve
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve ©
Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve

2
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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 15th (Mon): see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town and then see the interesting displays at Luderitz Museum. Keep things going the next day: steep yourself in history at The Goerke House, then pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, then get to know the fascinating history of Diaz Point, and finally kick back and relax at Agate Beach.

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Traveling by flight from Windhoek to Luderitz takes 4.5 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 28°C to lows of 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 17th (Wed) to allow time to travel to Namib-Naukluft Park.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites · Wildlife · Outdoors · Beaches
Find places to stay Jan 15 — 17:
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Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche
Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Agate Beach ©
Agate Beach

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Namib-Naukluft Park

Namib-Naukluft Park ©
One of the world's largest nature and game reserves, the vast Namib-Naukluft Park boasts sweeping desert and mountain landscapes, a diverse range of animal life, and the surreal Sossusvlei, a scenic saltpan sprinkled with towering red sand dunes and petrified acacia trees.
Get in touch with nature at Sossusvlei and Deadvlei. Step out of Namib-Naukluft Park to go to Sesriem and see Balloon Rides, which is approximately 3h 15 min away. There's more to do: admire nature's extreme beauty at Namib Desert and explore the stunning scenery at Sesriem Canyon.

To see more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, use the Namib-Naukluft Park trip itinerary tool.

You can do a combination of flight and shuttle from Luderitz to Namib-Naukluft Park in 9.5 hours. January in Namib-Naukluft Park sees daily highs of 28°C and lows of 19°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Namib-Naukluft Park

Parks · Nature · Tours · Outdoors

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jan 17 — 20:
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Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Balloon Rides
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei

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