3 days / 2 nights
The Sossusvlei is one of the most spectacular sights in Namibia, the fourth largest conservation reserve in the world and the largest in Africa. Known for the highest sand dunes on earth, the interplay of colors and contrasts at sunrise and sunset provide amazing photo opportunities and awe-inspiring vistas.
SOSSUSVLEI BY ROAD
Day 1- Windhoek / Namib Desert
Mid-day depart Windhoek and travel into the Namib Desert with its monumental dunes and ever changing colors. This is the oldest and driest desert on earth; nevertheless it supports a vast diversity of adapted fauna and flora that accentuate this pristine environment even further. (D)
Day 2 -Namib Desert, Sossusvlei & Sesriem
Full day exploring the Namib Desert. The best time to experience the Sossusvlei area is at sunrise when the new light paints the dunes and desert plains into a variety of deep reds, apricot and purple – a photographers dream! Travel into the heart of the Namib Desert with the highest sand dunes on earth. Experience the majestic yet tranquil Sossusvlei or the surreal Dead Vlei on foot. Enjoy a picnic lunch under the Camelthorn trees, before traveling back to your lodge via the gaping Sesriem Canyon. (B, L, D)
Day 3 - Namib Desert / Windhoek
Early morning optional nature walk or hot air balloon ride (additional cost.) Morning return to Windhoek. (B)
SOSSUSVLEI BY AIR
Same itinerary as above, but with round trip light aircraft flights from Windhoek to Sossusvlei.