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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
Prices and Dates: $570 - $800
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 3 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited Namibia Namibia
Parks visited Namib-Naukluft
Activity level Active - Hiking, horse riding
Safari type:
  • Romantic
  • Night drive
  • Birding
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
At the foot of Dune 45.
At the foot of Dune 45. by Wild Wind Safaris
Panoramic Namib Desert.
Panoramic Namib Desert. by Wild Wind Safaris
Oryx in the Namib Desert.
Oryx in the Namib Desert. by Wild Wind Safaris
Dry acacia of Dead Vlei.
Dry acacia of Dead Vlei. by Wild Wind Safaris
Open spaces of the Namib Desert.
Open spaces of the Namib Desert. by Wild Wind Safaris

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