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7 Days – Namib Desert, Sossusvlei and Etosha

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Namibia’s TOP 3 destinations in ONE: Sossusvlei with Dead Vlei (Namib Desert), Coast of Atlantic and Etosha National Park


Detailed Itinerary

Price of the tour:

Low Season 1st of November – 30th of June

High Season 1st of July – 31st October

Camping Accommodation ( minimum of 4 participants ): euro 1029 pp (low season)/ euro 1284 pp (high season)

Mid-range Lodge Accommodation: euro 1523 pp (low season)/ euro 1717 pp (high season)

Luxury Lodge Accommodation: euro 2886 pp (low season)/ euro 3339 pp (high season)

Minimum 2 people per tour. 50% discount for children 12 years old and younger.

Day 1

Pick up in the morning. Leaving Windhoek, on route south to Sossusvlei via scenic Spreetshoogte Pass – one of the most spectacular places of Namibia. Stop-over for lunch in the Solitaire, oasis in the Namib Desert. Arrival at the lodge (campground)rest and dinner.

Accommodation: 2 nights at one of the lodges, depending on the standard: Solitaire Guest Farm, Sossuvlei Lodge, Sossus Dune Lodge, Gondwana Desert Lodge, Desert Camp, Little Kulala, Le MirageSolitaire Country Lodge or Sesriem Campsite

Distance: 350 km on gravel road.

Duration: 5 hours with stop-overs and lunch break.

Meals: dinner.

Day 2

Early morning before sunrise, 70 km scenic drive through Sesriem Gate to Sossusvlei – place of the highest dunes of the World, which was recently inscribed on the UNESCO World Heritage list as the ‚Sea of Sand’. Option of climbing picturesque Dune 45 to experience beauty and vastness of fascinating orange-colored landscape. After the climb, 5 km off-road 4×4 trail to visit surreal Dead Vlei, a place of vast clay pan and dried-up, ancient acacias standing silent in an impressive landscape. Break for lunch. In the afternoon visit at Sesriem Canyon and sunset at Elim Dune. Evening: dinner, time for rest, relaxation and star-gazing.

Meals: breakfast, dinner.

Distance: around 200 km on tar, gravel and sand roads

Day 3

Adventure starts after breakfast, as we travel through the Namib-Naukluft Park to Swakopmund, passing by canyons and fascinating rock formations. Magnificent landscape of the Namib reaches as far as eye can see. Wildlife and grazing antelopes:  oryx and springbuck, mountain zebras, giraffes and World’s biggest birds that don’t fly – ostriches. On route, celebrating crossing of the Tropic of Capricorn (famous geographical line) – time for pictures! Lunch in Walvis Bay or Swakopmund. Optional today or tomorrow visit to Walvis Bay salt pans and lagoon bird sanctuary.

Accommodation: 2 nights in Swakopmund at Hansa Hotel, Atlantic Villa, Zum Kaiser Hotel, Stay@Swakop Guesthouse, Dunedin Star Guesthouse

Distance: 300 km (gravel road).

Duration: 5 hours with stop-overs.

Meals: breakfast, dinner.

Day 4  

Coastal adventure invites you to the ‚lunar landscape’ for a discovery of the botanic attraction, Welwitchia mirabilis, called a ‚living fossil’, one of the oldest and most original, living plants on the Earth, remembering the times of Christ. In the afternoon, visit to the Walvis Bay salt pans and lagoon.

Optional attractions, not included in the tour’s price:

Quad Bike ride into the dunes of the Namib.

Early morning cruise to the flamingos and fur seal colonies.

Swakopmund city tour and visit to the Crystal Gallery and local craft market.

Meals: breakfast, dinner.

Distance: 150 km on gravel and tar roads.

Day 5 & 6

We bid ‚farewell’ to coastal town of Swakopmund, on our way to Etosha National Park – treasure of Namibia, considered to be one of the most loved parks of Africa!

We are welcomed by wild animals and white sand of the plains, while searching for the king of the savannah –  lion. During the afternoon’s game ride we are admiring variety of magnificent game: antelopes, giraffes, zebras as well as herds of African elephants roaming through the bush.

In the evening, relaxing dinner served in the thrilling atmosphere of the wild. At the waterhole, thirsty animals gather for the drink of water, while you are invited to watch the ever-changing ‚theater of nature’ till late!

We will spend next two days on trails of Etosha, searching for wild animals of the savannah.

Meals: breakfast, dinner.

Accommodation: for 2 nights within the park, at one of Etosha’s Resorts : Namutoni, Halali or Okaukuejo

Distance: 300 km (gravel routes).

Duration: 4 hrs.

Day 7

After breakfast ‚farewell’ to Etosha, we are traveling south to Windhoek, capital of Namibia. Plenty of time to do last shopping for gifts, souvenirs and curios at the local craft market, and enough time to take the last photos of beautiful Africa.

Meals: breakfast.

Distance: around 450 km (tarred roads).

Duration: 5 hrs.


Select preferred type of accommodation:

  • two/three-star lodges/hotels
  • luxury lodges/hotels
  • camping/tented

Lodge accommodation: double rooms with option of single supplement. All rooms air-conditioned and with private bathrooms.

Included/Not included

Included in the tour’s price:

Transport, fuel, accommodation and reservations (or tents/camping equipment), meals as per itinerary, national park entrance fee, full day game drives, tour guide for the entire tour, transfer ‚to and from’ the airport, pick-up in Windhoek and transfer to the lodge/hotel after the tour.

Not included in the tour’s price:

Scheduled, international flights ‚to and from’ Namibia, individually extended accommodation, additional transfers, sleeping bags on camping tours, individual travel insurance, water, drinks and alcoholic beverages, optional activities, gratuities and tips, trip extensions, visa to Namibia (if required).


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