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Sossusvlei Adventure - 5 days

The Sossusvlei is a huge, white salt and clay pan and is easily one of Namibia’s most remarkable attractions. Located in Africa’s largest conservation area (the Namib-Naukluft National Park), its characteristic red dunes are amongst the highest in the world and make for some of the most beautiful subjects for avid photographers, particularly at sunrise and sunset. Even though the pan sees little water, it still boasts a variety of fauna and flora that have adapted to ensure they flourish despite the extreme conditions. The Sossusvlei is a truly fascinating place to explore and is sure to be one of the highlights of any Namibian trip.

Day 1

Mid-morning departure from Johannesburg to Windhoek. On arrival you will be transferred to your hotel for check in.

1 Night’s accommodation in Windhoek on a Bed & Breakfast basis

Day 2

Today you will depart Windhoek around lunchtime and travel south, via the Scenic Spreetshoogte Pass and Solitaire into the Namib Desert, the oldest and driest desert on earth.

2 Night’s accommodation at a lodge near the Namib-Naukluft Park on a Dinner, Bed & Breakfast basis

Day 3

Enter the Namib-Naukluft park at sunrise and watch the first sunlight turn the dune desert into a picture of stark and almost extra-terrestrial beauty. Travel down the Tsachab River Valley to the famous Sossusvlei, a clay-bottom pan surrounded by some of the highest sand dunes in the world. Enjoy a picnic lunch under age-old Camelthorn trees before returning to the lodge via the Sesriem Canyon with it’s fascinating rock formations.

Late afternoon drive to Marble Mountain.

Day 4

After breakfast travel back to Windhoek via the Remshoogte Pass arriving mid-afternoon.

1 Night’s accommodation in Windhoek on a Bed & Breakfast basis

Day 5

Morning at leisure before departing around midday to the airport for your return flight to Johannesburg.

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