Sossusvlei Experience - your desert getaway - the "Sea of Sand" scenic tour

Scenic and exotic tour into the Namib, "The Sand Sea". Experience Sossusvlei – World’s highest dunes, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list. An attractive, weekend adventure or quick, desert getaway. Route takes you via off-road, 4 x 4 trail, on a walk to surreal Dead Vlei with its ancient acacias and for a hike of the towering "Big Daddy" dune. Unforgettable scenic adventure, perfect for those, who treasure breathtaking views and incredible photographic vistas! Created especially for the "landscape lovers"!

Safari tour package:
A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Price per person*:
$502 - $706
Includes internal flights:
No
Length of safari:
3 days
Best months:
All year
Countries visited:
Parks visited:
Activity level:
Active - Hiking, horse riding
Safari type:
Romantic safaris Romantic Night drive safaris Night drive Birding safaris Birding
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Tour Highlights:

Exceptionally scenic Spreetshoogte Pass

The Namib „Sea of Sand” – inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list

Solitaire – desert oasis

4×4 off-road ride

Sossusvlei – highest dunes on Earth

Picturesque Dune 45

Surreal and photogenic Dead Vlei with its ancient acacias

Towering dunes „Big Daddy” and „Big Mama”

Sesriem Canyon – incredible rock formation

Desert sunset over the savannah at Elim Dune

Exceptional Stargazing (first and the only one in Africa – International Dark Sky Reserve)

Sossusvlei Experience – your Escape into the Desert

 

3 Days

 

Short tour to Sossusvlei – a place of the highest dunes on Earth, inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list – offers an attractive option for weekend adventure or quick desert getaway. Perfect trip for those, who love breathtaking views, scenic photographic vistas and closeness to nature!

 

Day 1

 

Pick up at 9am from any hotel/lodge situated in Windhoek. At 9:30am on route south to world-famous Sossusvlei via scenicSpreetshoogte Moutain Pass. Stop-over for lunch at the view point to admire endless panorama of the Namib. On route, visit at Solitaire oasis. Arrival at the lodge or campsite around 3pm. In the afternoon, visit to the fascinating rock formation of the Sesriem Canyon and late afternoon, climbing Elim Dune overlooking scenic desert horizon. Dinner served in the evening, tops-up the adventures of the first day.

 

Meals: lunch, dinner.

Distance: 330 km

Accommodation: for 2 nights at the lodge.

 

Day 2

 

Early morning, before the sunrise, on route through the Sesriem Gate to spectacular Sossusvlei. We start off with climbing picturesque Dune 45, experiencing beauty and vastness of the orange-colored landscape. Off-road drive to the surreal Dead Vlei, a place of vast desert pan where dried-up, ancient acacias stand silent in the impressive, open-air gallery. If you wish, you can take on climbing one of the highest dunes on Earth, the „Big Daddy” or „Big Mama”. 360 degrees, scenic views of the Namib, „The Sea of Sand” are incredible! Sossusvlei and Dead Vlei are considered to be one of the most photogenic and some of the most photographed places on Earth!

In the afternoon, time for rest and relaxation in the quiet atmosphere of the Namib.

Meals: breakfast, lunch & dinner.

 

Day 3

 

After breakfast, departure to Windhoek through scenic Spreetshoogte Pass. On route, stop-over at Solitaire. Arrival at the capital before lunch. We will drop you off at the hotel/lodge of your choice, in Windhoek or directly at the international airport.

 

Meals: breakfast.

 

Farewell, goodbye and many happy returns with Wild Wind Safaris!

 

Minimum 2 persons for a safari.

 

Low Season 1st of November – 30th of June

High Season 1st of July – 31st October

Listed below are hotels/lodges/resorts that the safari tour operator can accomodate for you.

  • Weltevrede Lodge
  • Betesda Lodge
  • Gondwana Desert Lodge
  • NWR Sesriem Camp
  • Sossus Dune Lodge
  • Sossusvlei Lodge

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Wild Wind Safaris

- We offer private/custom safaris
- We offer group tours/safaris
- Our main focus is: Mid-level safaris
- We book pre/post-safari attractions
- We have 6 tour packages listed
T: +264 61 22 6618
Since: Aug 2009

Parks you will visit

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Animals you will see

Baboon
Baboon
Bat-eared fox
Bat-eared fox
Cheetah
Cheetah
Dik dik
Dik dik
Elephant
Elephant
Giraffe
Giraffe
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Activities you can do

Bird watching
Bird watching
Bush walks
Bush walks
Game drives
Game drives
Hot air balloons
Hot air balloons
Night drives
Night drives
Photography
Photography
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