4 Day Swakopmund & Sossusvlei

4 DAYS

Tour Description

The perfect combination of dunes and adventure, this 4 day trip starting in Windhoek and overnighting in Swakopmund to allow you time to enjoy the many adventure “adrenalin” activities available in the adventure capital of Namibia.

Leaving for the Namib the following morning this gives you plenty of time to experience the rolling sand dunes and salt pans of the oldest, driest desert in the world.

DEPARTURE/RETURN LOCATION Windhoek, Namibia
DEPARTURE TIME 7h15
INCLUDED
Ground Transport 3 Nights Accommodations
Meals (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner) National park entry fees
NOT INCLUDED
Restaurant fees
Guide gratuity

Single supplement only applicable to single travelers that request their own room, otherwise single travelers will be matched with another traveler of the same sex on a twin share basis.

NB: Sleeping bags or bath towels are not necessary but please bring swim wear and pool towels, especially during the summer months.

This safari is semi-participation and assistance with light kitchen duties is required.

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Day 1: Departure

Pick up this morning is from and we will be brought to Chameleon Safaris office for a quick pre-departure talk. Departure from Windhoek is at 08h00 and we drive via Okahandja and Usakos to the lagoon at Walvis Bay where we will have a light lunch.

Here we will see many species of wetland birds, including the greater and lessor Flamingo. Arriving in Swakopmund mid afternoon we will have time to explore this quaint seaside town on foot and our guide will be happy to recommend a good restaurant for our evening meal (own expense).

We will also meet up with the guests coming from Etosha who will join us on our adventure to Sossusvlei. Overnight accommodation on a twin share basis with en-suite facilities.

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Day 2

This morning after breakfast we can join an optional activity such as the sand boarding which takes us into the coastal dune fields. We will be picked up from our guesthouse/hotel in Swakopmund at 11:15, (wintertime 10h15) for a brief pre-departure talk. Afterwards we depart, we travel via Kuiseb Pass and Gaub Pass to continue on to Solitaire and our camp.

We arrive at our camp late afternoon and have a chance to relax and enjoy the views before taking a short walk for sunset overlooking the Naukluft Mountain range. Overnight is based in twin rooms or permanent tents with en-suite bathroom facilities. Dinner prepared by our guide (BLD).

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Day 3

We depart at dawn from camp to arrive at the park gate for sunrise. We drive down an ancient river bed surrounded by towering dunes to the 2x4 parking (around 55kms) and take a 4x4 shuttle into the Sossusvlei 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, contrasting with a backdrop of huge dunes with their ever-changing colours.

As we drive back 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 the nearby Sesriem Canyon, one of the few permanent water sources before arriving back at our lodge late afternoon to watch the sunset over this spectacular desert.

Overnight in twin share rooms or permanent tents with en-suite bathrooms. Dinner prepared by our guide. (BLD).

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Day 4

After an early breakfast we travel to Solitaire Guest Farm where we join a biologist to track wild cheetah at the N/a'ankuse Namib Conservation Centre. We return to Windhoek via Bullsport and Rehoboth arriving mid-afternoon where we will be dropped at our accommodation.

Departs every Thursday from Windhoek

N$ 7,500 per person twin share.

N$ 1,200 Single supplement (Price valid until 31 March 2018)

Price:N$ 7,500