3 Day Sossusvlei Express

This 3 day/2 night safari into Sossusvlei is perfect for those that don’t want to camp. Accommodation is in permanent tents with en-suite bathrooms with stunning views over the Naukluft Mountains and Namib Desert. Departing from Swakopmund on Fridays.

Day 1 ~ Swakopmund

Departure is from Swakopmund at 12 noon (wintertime 11h00) and we will 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. 

ACCOMMODATION: Desert Camp near Sesriem

MEALS: Lunch and Dinner

Day 2 ~ Sossusvlei

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 or just 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. 

ACCOMMODATION: Desert Camp near Sesriem

MEALS: Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner

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. 

MEALS: Breakfast


3 Day Sossusvlei Express​

*Based on 2 people sharing. Single supplement N$1200

FROM N$ 10,350 pp* 3 DAYS

Package tour, All accommodations, Meals as specified (B-Breakfast, L – Lunch, D – Dinner), Activities as specified. All transfers, Transport in a custom built safari vehicle with pop up roof (no air-conditioning), Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide, National park entry fees (2 days Etosha), Game drives as above, Pick up within Windhoek city limits and drop off within Swakopmund city limits.
Flights, Visas, Optional activities, Items of a personal nature, Gratuities, Personal travel insurance.

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