Sossusvlei desert

5 day escorted tour itinerary

Sossusvlei Adventure Tour

Sculpted sands and soaring dunes

Explore the red sculpted dunes of Sossusvlei on this short fly-in tour from Johannesburg.

At a height of 325 metres, these are some of the highest dunes in the world and their patterns are being continuously reshaped by the wind. Climb to the top for awe-inspiring vistas, sandboard down and enjoy the unique beauty of this spectacular African landscape.

Tour departures

Daily departures from Johannesburg.

 

Our Experts Recommend:
  • Exploring the soaring Sossusvlei sand dunes
  • Discovering Sesriem Canyon and the Marble mountains

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
5 days
Guide Price
£1,239 per person
Price based on
Based on 08 October 19 departure, meal basis as per itinerary.
Our guide price gives you an idea of pricing which will vary depending on exchange rates, accommodation, duration, dates, airline and cabin class.
Destination Breakdown
  • Windhoek
    2 Nights
  • Namib Desert
    2 Nights
Options
Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • Return flights from Johannesburg to Windhoek
  • Accommodation as detailed in twin or double room with private facilities
  • Meals as stated
Not included
  • International flights
  • Visa fees
  • Tips for the driver/guide
  • Optional activities

Itinerary Breakdown

Leave Johannesburg around midday for your flight to Windhoek, Nambia's capital. Upon arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel for your overnight stay. The rest of the day is at leisure.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • AVANI Windhoek Hotel or similar

Depart Windhoek and travel south via the scenic Spreetshoogte Pass and Solitaire to your lodge where you will spend two nights. Experience the desolate but beautiful Namib Desert scenes.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Namib Naukluft Lodge or similar

This morning you will enter the Namib-Naukluft Park early to watch the sunrise turn the dune desert into a picture of stark, almost surreal beauty.

Travel down the Tsauchab River Valley to the famous Sossusvlei, a clay-bottom pan surrounded by some of the highest sand dunes in the world. If you're feeling energetic you may wish to climb to the top of a dune and see the endless vistas of ever changing coloured sand.

Afterwards enjoy a picnic lunch before returning to the lodge via the Sesriem Canyon to see its fascinating rock formations. Take a sundowner drive to the marble mountains, relax and enjoy the spectacular sunset.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Namib Naukluft Lodge or similar

After breakfast, travel back to Windhoek via the Remhoogte Pass, arriving at your hotel mid-afternoon.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • AVANI Windhoek Hotel or similar

This morning spend some time at leisure before transferring to the airport for your return flight to Johannesburg.

Points of Interest

  • Namibia

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Exploring Namibia's capital
    • Experiencing the desolate Namib Desert
    • Sundowner drives to the marble mountains
    • Climbing a giant sand dune