Sossusvlei tour, beach adventure and dunes 4 Days (CH SA4)

This is a perfect short tour of Sossuvlei,  to experience most of what the Namibian desert has to offer. Departing on Thursdays.

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“Permanent tent” at
Desert camp

Namib Desert tour

Departs every Thursday – Only
R 7500/person sharing
R 1200 single supplement

Highlights Include

Swakopmund, quad biking and sand boarding the dunes, Sossusvlei, deadvlei, dune 45, Big Daddy, Sesriem Canyon, Cheetah trekking

 

DAY 1: HOTEL A LA MER, SWAKOPMUND

 

Our wonderful tour of the Namib begins. We depart from Windhoek (the capital and largest city of the Republic of Namibia) at 08h30. We drive via Okahandja and Usakos to the lagoon at Walvis Bay where you will enjoy a light lunch.

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Fun for the whole family in Swakopmund the adventure capital of Namibia.

Here you will see many species of wetland birds, including the greater and lessor Flamingo. Arriving in Swakopmund mid afternoon you will have time to explore this quaint Namibian seaside town on foot and your tour guide will be happy to recommend a great  restaurant for your evening meal (own expense). You will also meet up with the guests coming from Etosha who will join you on your African adventure to Sossusvlei. Overnight accommodation on a twin share basis with en-suite facilities. (L)

 

Day 2:DESERT CAMP, NEAR SESRIEM

 

This morning after breakfast you can join an optional activity such as the sand boarding which takes you into the Vast but breathtaking coastal dune fields.

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Comfortable beds in a beautiful setting.

Your safari vehicle will leave Swakopmund at 12h00 (11h00 during wintertime) and we drive via Kuiseb Pass and Gaub Pass, stopping for a leg stretch and photo opportunity at the Tropic of Capricorn, before continuing on to Solitaire and our camp for the night.

We arrive at our camp in the late afternoon and have a chance to relax and enjoy the stunning views before taking a short walk for true African sunset looking over the Naukluft mountain range.

Overnight is based in twin rooms or permanent tents with en-suite bathroom facilities. Dinner prepared by your guide. (B,L,D)

 

Day 3:DESERT CAMP, NEAR SESRIEM

 

We depart at dawn from the lodge to arrive at the park gate for a beautiful sunrise. We drive down an ancient river bed surrounded by towering dunes to the 4×4 parking. (around 55Km) We then take a 4×4 shuttle into the Soussusvlei area and head into the famous Dean Vlei. This is a spectacular scene with the large expanse of bleached, cracked clay and skeletal camel thorn trees, contrasting with a backdrop of huge silky smooth dunes and their ever changing colors. After our hike we head to soussusvlei and enjoy a tasty brunch prepared by your guide to give you energy to climb and explore the famous Soussusvlei dunes. We explore this unique area on foot before catching the 4×4 back to our Vehicle. As we drive back to our accommodation we will stop at the famous and breathtaking Dune 45. You may climb this or take a walk around the enormous base. We return to sesriem Canyon, one of the few permanent water sources before returning to our lodge to watch a breathtaking sunset over this spectacular desert.

Overnight with twin shared rooms, or permanent tents with en suite bathrooms. dinner prepared by your guide. (B,L,D)

 

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Loving the early morning in the Namib Desert, top of dune 45 .  

Day 4: WINDHOEK

 

After an early morning breakfast we hit the road and travel to Solitaire Guest Farm where we join a biologist to track wild cheetah 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 book onward travel we DO NOT recommend booking any flight prior to 17h00. (B)

Departs every Thursday – Only
R 7500/person sharing
R 1200 single supplement

Run by our local partner operator.