Sossusvlei Tour – 3 Day lodge express (C 3S)

For those clients limited time available, this short safari is the perfect solution, departing around lunchtime on Fridays from Swakopmund and returning early afternoon on Sunday to Windhoek . Our base is close to the Sesriem gate with accommodation in permanent adobe style tents with en suite facilities and stunning views across the mountains and desert. An excellent way to experience the amazing sand dune sea of the Namib and Sossusvlei region.

Namibian dunes near sossusvlei

No tour in Namibia is complete without visiting the dunes and Deadvlei

Departs: Every Friday from Swakopmund  to Windhoek

Price 2017 :   R6200 person sharing

Single supplement R800

Day 1:DESERTCAMP, NEAR SESRIEM

 

Departure is from Swakopmund at 12 noon (wintertime 11h00) and we will we drive through the Namib Desert via the Kuiseb Canyon and Solitaire and stopping en-route at the Tropic of Capricorn for a leg stretch. A light lunch will be provided which will be available in the vehicle and you can help yourself. We arrive at our camp late afternoon and have a chance to relax and enjoy the views before taking a short walk for sunset looking over the Naukluft mountain range. Overnight is based in twin rooms or permanent tents with en-suite bathroom facilities. Dinner is prepared by your guide over an open fire. (L,D)

 

Day 2:DESERT CAMP, NEAR SESRIEM

 

Pre dawn departure from camp to arrive at the park gate for sunrise. We drive down an ancient river bed surrounded by towering sand dunes to the 2 x 4 parking area (approx 55km) and take a 4×4 shuttle into Sossusvlei where we can appreciate the beauty of this place in early morning light and enjoy the peace and tranquility of the region. We explore this unique area on foot before heading into Dead Vlei with its large expanse of bleached cracked clay and skeletal camel thorn trees scattered around, contrasting with a backdrop of huge dunes with their ever-changing colours. We can either walk or take the 4×4 shuttle back to our vehicle. En-route to our accommodation we will stop at the famous Dune 45 and climb this dune if we wish orjust wander around the base. We return to Sesriem and visit Sesriem Canyon on foot before arriving back at our lodge late afternoon to watch the sunset over this spectacular desert. Overnight in twin share permanent tents or bungalows. Dinner is prepared by your guide. (B,L,D)

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Perfect light at sunrise in the Namib Desert

 

Day 3: WINDHOEK

 

Leisurely breakfast before heading to Solitaire Guest Farm where we will join a biologist to track wild cheetahs at the Na’ankuse Namib Conservation Centre. We return to Windhoek via Bullsport and Rehoboth, arriving mid afternoon where you will be dropped at your accommodation. Should you wish to travel on this afternoon we DO NOT recommend flights prior to 17h00. (B)

 

 

Comfortable Lodge Safari

Departs: Every Friday from Swakopmund  to Windhoek

Price:   R6200/person sharing

Single Supplement: R800

Minimum Group Size: 2 + 1 guide

Maximum Group Size: 12 + 1 guide

 

Price valid until 31st march 2018

 

Contact us for your additional accommodation requirements in Swakopmund; Airport transfers; shuttle buses to Swakopmund; Intercape Bus tickets for neighbouring countries or flight tickets with Air Namibia.

 

Please note:
The Itinerary below is a guideline only and whilst we try to adhere to it, there may be circumstances when it may change for example weather and/or road conditions, seasonal daylight hours etc. Overnight stops on occasions may be altered from those indicated.
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This Safari is not operated by Truly Africa Tours, but by a preferred supplier.