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10 Day Wild Family Camping Adventure (Camping)

Sossusvlei is where you will find the iconic red sand dunes of the Namib. The clear blue skies contrast with the giant red sand dunes to make this one of the natural wonders of Africa and a photographers heaven. Aside from the attractions at Sossusvlei - Dune 45, Hiddenvlei, Big Daddy and Deadvlei - other attractions in the area include the Sesriem Canyon and Namib-Naukluft National Park, where the mountains of the Namib meet its plains.

Safari tour package: A custom, tailor-made, private safari
Prices: $1719 - $1719
Includes internal flights: No
Length of safari: 10 days
Best months: All year
Countries visited: Namibia Namibia
Parks visited: Etosha, Namib-Naukluft
Activity level: Easy - Game drives, bush dinners
Safari type:
  • Camping
Day 1 -2 Overnight: Sesriem Campsite Day 3- 4 Overnight: Prost Hotel Swakopmund Day 5-Overnight: Madisa Campsite Day 6-7 Overnight: Okaukuejo Campsite Day 8- Overnight: Namutoni Campsite Day 9 -Overnight: Waterberg Plateau Campsite Day 10 - Departure of clients back to the airport

Day 1-2 client arrive at the sesriem campsite which is  Located perfectly at the entry to Sossusvlei inside the park gate  right beside the gate into the desert and just a short drive from Sesriem Canyon where centuries of erosion have incised a narrow gorge about 1 km in length. It is perfect for campers who want to experience the beauty of the Namib Desert with the sun setting over the Elim dune then the stars emerging until they fill the sky above you and the clicking of the desert barking Geckos and distant howl of the Jackal. Sit by the fire and imagine what you will. After a good nights rest its up early (one hour before sunrise) for a drive to the sossusvlei wherer you can climb a sand dune and watch the colours change as the sun rises over the horizon slipping its morning warmth over the Namib desert dunes. Sesriem derives its name from the time when earlier pioneers tied six lengths of rawhide thongs (riem) together to draw water from the pools. Accommodation at Sesriem is provided in 24 campsites. Facilities found there include a gas station, convenience store and a secure parking area.

Day 3-4 Clients arrive at the Prost Hotel that is situated in the heart of Swakopmund, giving access to the town’s various and excellent restaurants. The hotel offers 28 en-suit rooms, ranging from luxury, family to standard rooms. All rooms are equipped with 43” flat screen TV, DSTV decoder, electronic laptop safe, tea/coffee station, telephone and hair dryer. Facilities include complimentary Wi-Fi, buffet breakfast, secure parking, secure parking, 24 hour reception, conference & events facility and same day laundry service.

Day 5 Clients arrive at Madisa Camp which is situated in Damaraland Namibia. Ideal for the traveler who wishes to camp comfortably without compromising the experience of exclusivity in a vast and magnificent wilderness. Desert Elephants, Wildlife, Culture, Rock paintings and much more.

Day 6 -7 Clients arrive at Okaukuejo which is located 17 km from the southern entrance of the park, Anderson Gate. Okaukuejo is the oldest tourist camp in Etosha and it also functions as the administrative centre of the park. Okaukuejo is also home to the Etosha Ecological Institute. It is situated at the western end of the Etosha Pan. Facilities include a restaurant, bar, shop, swimming pool, kiosk and camp sites. The main attraction of this camp is that it overlooks a permanent waterhole which is floodlit at night. Here a wide diversity of wildlife congregate and interact from lion to rhino to elephant and antelope. The spectacle starts at dawn, with animals coming in large numbers to quench their thirst. The activity continues throughout the day until late at night. In the early evenings, it is not uncommon to have black rhino, elephant and lion all drinking at the same time.

Day 8- Clients arrive at the Namutoni Campsite Within the fort you will find ample facilities. From the walls of the fort you can enjoy an elevated view of the King Nehale Waterhole allowing for great game viewing without leaving the camp. The walls of the fort are also and excellent spot for sundowners. There is hardly a better way to end a day in the bush and Namibia than to marvel at the colours of the setting sun. The Camp is situated in the eastern part of Etosha National Park and is accessible via the Von Lindequist Gate. Its close proximity to Fisher’s Pan makes Namutoni a hotspot for birders. Two restaurants, a craft shop, a pool and a viewing deck overlooking King Nehale Waterhole make the fort a great place to relax at lunchtime or after evening game drives. The African Fusion restaurant will introduce you to local flavours, while The Steakhouse offers popular western dishes. A superette, curio shop and petrol station allow you to stock up on everything that is necessary and nice.The camping area has generously spaced sites with plug point and communal ablution facilities on either side of the campsite.

Day 9 -Clients arrive at The Waterberg Plateau Campsite which is situated on a hill in the valley of the Waterberg near the main reception of the private nature reserve Waterberg Wilderness. It has eight pitches on the soft, red sand of the Kalahari, separated by bushes and trees. At a roofed bar guests can order drinks, snacks and meat for barbecue and make use of the plugs for recharging cellphone and camera batteries. There is a swimming pool and a view point overlooking the Kalahari bush savannah. Free WLAN is available at the main reception (5 min walk). Each pitch has its own shower/toilet in the central ablution block, with hot and cold water. All pitches offer a shadow roof, a table and a bench, barbecue facilities and a water tap. Rates include a parking bay and wood for grilling. Camping guests are welcome to join the activities (guided Plateau Hike, Honeymoon Sundowner, Rhino Drive, game tracking, cultural tour into Hereroland, History Path, 5 nature trails) and have dinner at the restaurant of Waterberg Valley Lodge (5 min. walk).

Day 10- Depature of clients back to the airport.

 

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

  • Sesriem Campsite
  • Prost Hotel Swakopmund
  • Madisa Campsite
  • Okaukuejo Campsite
  • Namutoni Campsite
  • Waterberg Plateau Campsite

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