5 Day Sossusvlei Namibian Explorer
This guided tour starts off with a flight from Johannesburg to Windhoek and afterwards we travel further to southern Namibia and Sossusvlei. It is situated in the largest conservation area in Namibia, the Namib-Nakluft National Park, an area of almost 50,000 km2. The tour includes many scenic areas and above all, Sossusvlei, renowned for its red, star-shaped dunes contrasting starkly against the floors of the pans.
Day 1. WINDHOEK
On the first day of your southern Namibian Explorer starts with the Mid-morning flight from Johannesburg to Windhoek. On arrival transfer to the hotel. The rest of the afternoon is at leisure to explore the area before we travel to Sossusvlei.
Day 2. WINDHOEK – NAMIB DESERT
Depart Windhoek late morning and travel further via the scenic Spreetshoogte Pass and Solitaire into the Namib Desert the oldest and driest desert on earth. Late afternoon check into the hotel after an exciting day traveling into the desert.
Day 3. SOSSUSVLEI
After an early rise, enter the Namib-Naukluft Park early morning and watch the first sun rays change the dunes into a picturesque lunar-like scene. Travel from the Tsauchab River Valley to the Sossusvlei surrounded by some of the highest sand dunes in the world. After a picnic lunch under Camelthorn trees, return to the lodge via the Sesriem Canyon and awe at the rock formations. Sundowner drive to Marble Mountain.
Overnight at your lodge after a sumptuous dinner (not included).
Day 4. SOSSUSVLEI – WINDHOEK
After breakfast we travel back to Windhoek via the Remshoogte Pass arriving mid-afternoon.
Overnight at the hotel.
Day 5. WINDHOEK – JOHANNESBURG
Morning at leisure before departing around midday to the airport for return flight to Johannesburg.
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