47 days in Namibia Itinerary

47 days in Namibia Itinerary

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47 days in Namibia Itinerary

London
Fly:  26​h
Namib-Naukluft Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  10​h
Luderitz
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  4​h 30​min
Otjiwarongo
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Etosha National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  3​h 45​min
Kamanjab
— 5 nights
Drive:  4​h 30​min
Omaruru
— 5 nights
Drive:  3​h
Walvis Bay
— 6 nights
Fly + Drive:  1​h 30​min
Windhoek
— 5 nights
Fly:  20​h 15​min
London

5
days
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.
Visiting Sossusvlei and Sesriem Canyon will get you outdoors. Take a break from Namib-Naukluft Park with a short trip to Balloon Rides in Sesriem, about 1h 20 min away. It doesn't end there: head outdoors with Deadvlei and admire nature's extreme beauty at Namib Desert.

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London, UK to Namib-Naukluft Park is an approximately 26-hour flight. The time zone difference when traveling from London to Namib-Naukluft Park is 1 hour. On the 20th (Tue), you'll travel to Luderitz.

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Namib Desert, Balloon Rides
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Deadvlei
Sossusvlei
Dune 45 Sossusvlei

6
days
Luderitz

Lüderitz tourism centers around its well-preserved colonial Art Nouveau architecture and diverse wildlife.
Get some cultural insight at Kolmanskop Ghost Town and Diaz Point. The adventure continues: admire nature's extreme beauty at Agate Beach, see the interesting displays at Luderitz Museum, steep yourself in history at The Goerke House, and pause for some serene contemplation at Felsenkirche.

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Traveling by car from Namib-Naukluft Park to Luderitz takes 10 hours. Expect a daytime high around 23°C in June, and nighttime lows around 10°C. You will leave for Otjiwarongo on the 26th (Mon).

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Historic Sites Parks Museums
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Kolmanskop Ghost Town
Diaz Point
Felsenkirche

6
days
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.
Take a break from the city and head to Cheetah Conservation Fund and Africat. Change things up with these side-trips from Otjiwarongo: Mundulea Nature Reserve (in Otavi) and Okonjima Game Reserve (in Waterberg Plateau Park). It doesn't end there: tour the pleasant surroundings at Waterberg National Park and get outside with REST - Rare and Endangered Species Trust.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Luderitz to Otjiwarongo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. When traveling from Luderitz in June, plan for a bit warmer days in Otjiwarongo, with highs around 28°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for travel to Etosha National Park.

Things to do in Otjiwarongo

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trips

Africat, Okonjima Game Reserve, Mundulea Nature Reserve
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Cheetah Conservation Fund
Okonjima Game Reserve
Africat

6
days
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.
Etosha National Park is known for sightseeing. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: tour the pleasant surroundings at Etosha National Park, don't miss a visit to Okaukuejo waterhole, and contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Guinas.

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Explore your travel options from Otjiwarongo to Etosha National Park with the Route module. You will leave for Kamanjab on the 8th (Sat).

Things to do in Etosha National Park

Parks Nature

Side Trips

Etosha National Park, Lake Guinas
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Okaukuejo waterhole

5
days
Kamanjab

Kamanjab is a village in the Kunene region in Namibia. Visiting Petrified Forest and Otjitotongwe Cheetah Park will get you outdoors. There's more to do: don't miss a visit to Otjikandero Himba Orphan Village and contemplate the long history of Rock Engravings at Peet Alberts Koppie.

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The Route module can help you plan travel from Etosha National Park to Kamanjab. You'll set off for Omaruru on the 13th (Thu).

Things to do in Kamanjab

Parks Wildlife Nature

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Petrified Forest
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Petrified Forest
Otjitotongwe Cheetah Park
Otjikandero Himba Orphan Village

5
days
Omaruru

Omaruru is a city and constituency in the Erongo Region of Namibia. Get outdoors at Spitzkoppe and Messum Crater. Step out of Omaruru to go to Otjimbingwe and see Rhenish Mission Church, which is approximately 1h 35 min away. There's more to do: savor the flavors at Kristall Kellerei and soothe aching muscles at some of the top local wellness centers.

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Traveling by car from Kamanjab to Omaruru takes 4.5 hours. On the 18th (Tue), you're off toWalvis Bay.

Things to do in Omaruru

Parks Nature Outdoors

Side Trips

Spitzkoppe, Messum Crater, Rhenish Mission Church
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Messum Crater
Kristall Kellerei

6
days
Walvis Bay

A pleasant port city, Walvis Bay offers tourists a variety of urban entertainment options that complement its many natural attractions.
Escape the urban bustle at Long Beach Leisure Park and Kayaking & Canoeing. Explore Walvis Bay's surroundings by going to Swakopmund (Nature & Wildlife Tours, Die Muschel, & more). There's lots more to do: head off-road at local off-road trails, pick up a one of a kind souvenir at Peter's Antiques, take in the waterfront at Swakopmund Jetty, and look for all kinds of wild species at Dune 7.

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Traveling by car from Omaruru to Walvis Bay takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, shuttle, and train; or do a combination of car and train. Expect a daytime high around 26°C in July, and nighttime lows around 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Mon) so you can travel to Windhoek.

Things to do in Walvis Bay

Outdoors Wildlife Tours

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Swakopmund
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Long Beach Leisure Park
Safaris
Kayaking & Canoeing

5
days
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.
Escape the urban bustle at NamibRand Nature Reserve and Fish River Canyon Nationalpark. Do some cultural sightseeing at Christuskirche and Katutura Township. And it doesn't end there: play a few rounds at Omeya Golf and Residential Oasis, browse the different shops at Maerua Mall, identify plant and animal life at Daan Viljoen Nature Reserve, and make a trip to Heroes Acre.

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You can do a combination of flight and car from Walvis Bay to Windhoek in 1.5 hours. Other options are to take a bus; or drive. In July, daily temperatures in Windhoek can reach 26°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 29th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Windhoek

Parks Wildlife Outdoors

Side Trip

Fish River Canyon Nationalpark
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NamibRand Nature Reserve
Safaris
Christuskirche

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