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4 Day Dunes & Desert Explorer

4 Day Dunes & Desert Explorer

4 Day Dunes & Desert Explorer

Located in the scenic Namib-Naukluft National Park, Sossusvlei is where you will find the iconic red sand dunes of the Namib. The clear blue skies contrast with the giant red dunes to make this one of the most scenic natural wonders of Africa and a photographer’s heaven. This awe-inspiring destination is possibly Namibia’s premier attraction, with its unique dunes rising to almost 400 metres-some of the highest in the world. These iconic dunes come alive in morning and evening light and draw photography enthusiasts from around the globe. Sossusvlei is home to a variety desert wildlife including oryx, springbok, ostrich and a variety of reptiles. Visitors can climb ‘Big Daddy’, one of Sossusvlei’s tallest dunes; explore Deadvlei, a white, salt, claypan dotted with ancient trees; or for the more extravagant, scenic flights and hot air ballooning are on offer, followed by a once-in-a-lifetime champagne breakfast amidst these majestic dunes.

Highlights

  • One of the most pristine areas on Earth, the Namib Desert is a world of vast spaces, endless horizons, dramatic landscapes and jagged mountain heights.
  • Capture the splendour and solitude of the desert, just ten stone and glass suites spread out along the curve of the escarpment, allowing absolute privacy.
  • Guests can escape the desert heat with a revitalising midday dip in the pool, fed by water from an underground spring.
  • At sunset, animals are drawn to a nearby waterhole, enhancing desert sundowner drinks.
4 Day Dunes & Desert Explorer
4 Day Dunes & Desert Explorer
4 Day Dunes & Desert Explorer
4 Day Dunes & Desert Explorer

Route & Itinerary

4 Days / 3 Nights
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Day 1:

Travel to SossusvleiView Lodge NamibiaNamibia WestNamib DesertSossusvlei Orynx in the stark Namib Desert.An optional scheduled flight will take you to the city of Walvis Bay on the West Coast of Namibia. Here, you will leave your first footprints in African soil (unless you’re extending your stay after another African safari package.)

Collect your rental SUV and set off into the untamed Namibian interior. You will drive through rolling desert landscapes on your way to your lodge in the Sossusvlei, where you will spend 3 unforgettable nights.

4 Day Dunes & Desert Explorer
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Day 2-3:

Explore the SossusvleiView Lodge NamibiaNamibia WestNamib DesertSossusvlei Walk the Sossusvlei sand dunes.Experience the natural beauty of Sossusvlei at your own pace - conduct your own exploration of the spectacular Namib Desert surroundings, from Dune 45 to Sesriem Canyon, and enjoy a unique Sossusvlei self-drive tour at your leisure.

Take in breath-taking vistas as you descend into the vlei. Climb the world’s most photographed dune, enjoy spectacular photographic opportunities and embark on a walk to Deadvlei - a white clay pan nestled among the orange dunes where the dead trunks of ancient trees bear witness to the unforgiving Namib desert.

See the sunset over the Sossusvlei dunes during a guided nature drive.Other unmissable excursions include an exploration of Sesriem Canyon - an awe-inspiring groove cut into the African landscape over centuries by the Swakop River - and an immersive nature walks on the Elim Dune Belt.

Depart your Sossusvlei lodge in the late afternoon on a leisurely guided drive on the private reserve. Watch the shadows lengthen as your guide takes you out to a panoramic location where sundowner drinks will be served as you relax and watch the spectacular sunset.

4 Day Dunes & Desert Explorer
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Day 4:Goodbye

Tar road through the Namib Desert.Today marks the end of your Sossusvlei self-drive tour to the Namib Desert. Make your way back to Walvis Bay, driving through the enchanting Namibian landscape one last time.

You will leave your SUV at the airport and your last footprints in Namibian soil before your optional scheduled flight takes you home and beyond.

4 Day Dunes & Desert Explorer

Included

  • Transport for the duration of your tour
  • 3 nights' standard or superior accommodation
  • Professional English speaking driver/guide
  • Breakfast, lunch and dinner as per itinerary
  • Still and Sparkling water on board the vehicle
  • Sossusvlei excursion (7 hours)
  • Sundowner drive (1.5 hours)
  • Guided walking trail (2 hours)
  • Desert drive to the Moringa forest (4 hours)
  • Park fees
  • Your Tour Excludes
  • Optional excursions or activities
  • Drinks and all other extras to be settled direct

Excluded

  • Optional excursions or activities
  • Drinks and all other extras to be settled direct

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