7 days in Namibia Itinerary

7 days in Namibia Itinerary

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7 days in Namibia Itinerary

Start: Walvis Bay
Drive + Fly:  1 h
1
Windhoek
— 2 nights
Drive + Fly:  1 h 45 min
2
Luderitz
— 1 night
Drive:  16 h 15 min
3
Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
End: Walvis Bay

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.
Family-friendly places like Safaris and NamibRand Nature Reserve will thrill your kids. Popular historic sites such as Christuskirche and Katutura Township are in your itinerary. There's still lots to do: explore the fascinating landscape at Sossusvlei, play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, stop by The Diamond Works, and get outside with Deadvlei.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and other tourist information, use the Windhoek travel route planning website .

Walvis Bay to Windhoek is an approximately 1-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car; or drive. In November, Windhoek is a bit warmer than Walvis Bay - with highs of 37°C and lows of 19°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) so you can travel to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Namib-Naukluft Park
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Sossusvlei ©
Sossusvlei
Deadvlei ©
Deadvlei
Christuskirche ©
Christuskirche

1
night
Luderitz

Luderitz ©
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 3rd (Tue), take in the architecture and atmosphere at Felsenkirche and then see a world frozen in time at Kolmanskop Ghost Town.

To see maps, ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, read Luderitz online driving holiday planner .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Windhoek to Luderitz in 2 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. In December, Luderitz is slightly colder than Windhoek - with highs of 27°C and lows of 16°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 3rd (Tue) so you can drive to Swakopmund.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town ©
Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Felsenkirche ©
Felsenkirche

2
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.
You'll visit kid-friendly attractions like Safaris and Dune 7. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Swakopmund: Walvis Bay (Kayaking & Canoeing & Dolphin & Whale Watching). The adventure continues: snap pictures at Swakopmund Jetty, see the interesting displays at Swakopmund Museum, and kick back and relax at Long Beach Leisure Park.

To see more things to do, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, read Swakopmund road trip website .

Getting from Luderitz to Swakopmund by car takes about 16.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car. In December in Swakopmund, expect temperatures between 26°C during the day and 17°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 6th (Fri) so you can go by car 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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