4-Day Swakopmund And Sossusvlei Accommodated Adventure from Windhoek

4-Day Swakopmund And Sossusvlei Accommodated Adventure from Windhoek

This budget Namibian safari is a good option for adventure and nature lovers who have limited travel time and wish to explore the Namib Desert. A short small-group tour that caters for adventurers and those who enjoy the adrenalin rush of the coastal area activities from sand-boarding to quad biking and skydiving amongst others. The magnificent sand dunes of the Sossusvlei offer wonderful views of the incredible Namibian landscape and on this tour you will have the chance to climb and explore this ancient area.

Itinerary

Day 1: Walvis Bay & Swakopmund

Stop At: Chameleon Safaris, 5 Voigt St North, Windhoek Central, Windhoek 9000 Namibia
Pick up is from 7h15 and pre-departure meeting is at Chameleon Safaris office.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Dune 7, just off the C14, 6km by road, Walvis Bay Namibia
The first official stop today is Dune 7 and a chance to stretch legs and climb to the top to appreciate the views from the top.
Duration: 45 minutes

Stop At: Walvis Bay Waterfront, End of Atlantic Street, Walvis Bay 9000 Namibia
Next stop is the Walvis Bay Lagoon, a RAMSAR listed wetland site where we will see many species of wetland birds, including the greater and lesser Flamingo.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Swakopmund, Swakopmund, Erongo Region
Arriving in Swakopmund mid afternoon we will have time to explore this quaint seaside town on foot.
Duration: 20 hours

Meals included:
• Lunch: Cold meats and fresh salads with bread rolls or soup and bread in winter

Accommodation included: Overnight at Hotel A La Mer in luxury twin rooms with en-suite bathroom.

Day 2: Swakopmund to Namib Desert

Stop At: Tropic of Capricorn Sign, C14 Road, Solitaire Namibia
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, for a brief pre-departure talk before departing Swakopmund. Afterwards we depart, we travel via Kuiseb Pass and Gaub Pass to continue on to Solitaire and our camp.
Duration: 5 hours

Stop At: Desert Camp, Unnamed Road, Sesriem, Namibia
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.
Duration: 1 day

Meals included:
• Breakfast: Variety of cereals, yoghurt, fruit, cooked breakfast, toast, juice, tea/coffee
• Lunch: Cold meats and fresh salads with bread rolls or soup and bread in winter

• Dinner: A different dish each night – curries, pasta, braai (BBQ), stirfries etc
Accommodation included: Overnight at Desert Camp in twin share rooms with en-suite bathroom.

Day 3: Sossusvlei

Stop At: Deadvlei, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
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.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Big Daddy Dune, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
For those that have plenty of energy, climb up big daddy dune, the highest in the area for spectacular views over the Namib Desert.
Duration: 1 hour

Stop At: Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
From Deadvlei, we make our way over to Sossusvlei where we explore this vlei before enjoying brunch.
Duration: 2 hours

Stop At: Dune 45, 45 kilometers From the Park Entrance Gate, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
As we drive back to our accommodation we will stop at the famous Dune 45 for photos.
Duration: 30 minutes

Stop At: Sesriem Canyon, 4.5km from the entrance gate of the Namib-Naukluft National Park, Sossusvlei, Namib-Naukluft Park Namibia
We return to Sesriem and visit the nearby Sesriem Canyon, once a source of permanent water for the local wildlife. Climb down into the canyon and appreciate this small but interesting geological formation.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: 3 varieties of cereal, yoghurt or bananas, toast with a choice of 3 toppings, tea/coffee
• Lunch: Cold meats and fresh salads with bread rolls or soup and bread in winter

• Dinner: A different dish each night – curries, pasta, braai (BBQ), stirfries etc


Accommodation included: Overnight at Desert Camp in twin share rooms with en-suite bathroom.

Day 4: Return to Windhoek

Stop At: Solitaire Lodge, C14 & C19 Junction - Unit A, Solitaire, Namibia
Early morning breakfast before heading to Solitaire where we jump onto an open vehicle and visit the local conservation project. Here they have a number of cheetah that are unable to be released for different reasons. This 1 hour activity allows us the chance to learn all about cheetah, the work done by local conservation projects, and get some incredible photos of the worlds fastest land mammal.
Duration: 1 hour

Meals included:
• Breakfast: 3 varieties of cereal, yoghurt or bananas, toast with a choice of 3 toppings, tea/coffee
No accommodation included on this day.

Informacion Adicional
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 7 days of travel. In this case confirmation will be received within 48 hours, subject to availability"
"A current valid passport is required on the day of travel"
"Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults"
"Children must be accompanied by an adult"
"Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking"
"You MUST confirm and obtain any visa requirements prior to border crossing. All visa requirements are the sole responsibility of the traveller"
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Not recommended for travelers with back problems"
"Not recommended for pregnant travelers"
"No heart problems or other serious medical conditions"
"Travelers should have a moderate physical fitness level"
"This tour/activity will have a maximum of 12 travelers"
"Face masks required for travelers in public areas"
"Face masks required for guides in public areas"
"Hand sanitizer available to travelers and staff"
"Regularly sanitized high-traffic areas"
"Gear/equipment sanitized between use"
"Transportation vehicles regularly sanitized"
"Guides required to regularly wash hands"
"Regular temperature checks for staff"
"Temperature checks for travelers upon arrival"
"Paid stay-at-home policy for staff with symptoms"



Start Time: 8:00 AM
Duration: 4 Days
Start location: Chameleon Backpackers, Voight Street, Windhoek, Namibia

Traveler pickup is offered
We recommend pre-safari accommodation at Chameleon Backpackers where this tour begins.


Cancellations and refunds: All sales are final and incur 100% cancellation penalties.

Included

  • 3x Breakfast
  • 2x Dinner
  • 3x Lunch
  • Accommodation included: 3 nights
  • Accommodation as per itinerary
  • Sossusvlei excursion (including 4x4 shuttle) and cheetah tracking activity in Solitaire
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel pickup and drop-off
  • Tap water
  • Entry/Admission - Desert Camp
  • Entry/Admission - Deadvlei
  • Entry/Admission - Big Daddy Dune
  • Entry/Admission - Sossusvlei
  • Entry/Admission - Dune 45
  • Entry/Admission - Sesriem Canyon
  • Entry/Admission - Solitaire Lodge

Not Included

  • Optional activities
  • Gratuities
  • Personal Travel Insurance
  • Snacks & drinks (including mineral water)

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