8 days in Namibia Itinerary

8 days in Namibia Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Namibia Trip Planner

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Fly to Windhoek, Drive to Swakopmund
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Swakopmund
— 2 nights
Fly
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Windhoek
— 2 nights
Fly
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Luderitz
— 1 night
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Swakopmund

— 2 nights
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.
On the 17th (Sat), take in the views from Swakopmund Jetty, browse for treasures at Peter's Antiques, since 1983, and then walk around Long Beach Leisure Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 18th (Sun): explore the galleries of Swakopmund Museum, then contemplate in the serene atmosphere at German Evangelical Lutheran Church, and then take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

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Brussels, Belgium to Swakopmund is an approximately 21-hour combination of flight and car. You can also do a combination of train and flight. In June, plan for daily highs up to 26°C, and evening lows to 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Mon) to allow time to fly to Windhoek.

Things to do in Swakopmund

Outdoors · Tours · Wildlife · Beaches

Side Trip

Find places to stay Jun 17 — 19:

Windhoek

— 2 nights
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.
Start off your visit on the 19th (Mon): explore the galleries of Trans-Namib Railroad Museum, then admire the landmark architecture of Christuskirche, and then look for all kinds of wild species at Wildlife Areas. On the next day, look for gifts at The Diamond Works, tour the pleasant surroundings at NamibRand Nature Reserve, and then tee off at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis.

To see other places to visit, photos, more things to do, and other tourist information, go to the Windhoek sightseeing planning app.

Traveling by flight from Swakopmund to Windhoek takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a shuttle; or drive. Traveling from Swakopmund in June, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be little chillier in Windhoek, with lows of 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 21st (Wed) to allow time to fly to Luderitz.

Things to do in Windhoek

Wildlife · Outdoors · Tours · Parks
Find places to stay Jun 19 — 21:

Luderitz

— 1 night
Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
On the 21st (Wed), browse the exhibits of Luderitz Museum and then steep yourself in history at Kolmanskop Ghost Town. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the fascinating landscape at Agate Beach, get to know the fascinating history of Diaz Point, then pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche, and finally steep yourself in history at The Goerke House.

To find maps, reviews, photos, and other tourist information, read our Luderitz trip itinerary planner.

You can fly from Windhoek to Luderitz in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Windhoek in June, plan for slightly colder days in Luderitz, with highs around 23°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 11°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 22nd (Thu) to allow time to travel back home.

Things to do in Luderitz

Historic Sites · Museums · Beaches · Nature
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Namibia travel guide

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Nature & Parks · Deserts · Landmarks
Land of the Brave
Since gaining independence from South Africa in 1990, Namibia has sought to rival its neighbor in terms of tourist appeal. While it hasn't yet gotten up to the numbers of South Africa, Namibia tourism sector has plenty to work with. The desert and mountainous areas represent a real source of appeal, with species of classic African game animals, such as desert lions, zebras, and elephants real highlights of safaris through the national parks. Namibians are rightly proud of their country, and the myriad traditional villages, colonial German towns, and lively urban centers all deserve your attention.