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Sossusvlei Shuttle Tour

Accommodated trip to the Namib Desert - Namibia

With several departures weekly this exciting tour is 3 day accommodated trip to the dunes at Sossusvlei, one of Namibia's most visited popular and scenic destinations.

En-route to the world's tallest red sand dunes, you will encounter a breath taking steep and beautiful pass, local settlements and a canyon. The most memorable part of this trip is a walk on a clay pan surrounded by enormous dunes in the Namib Desert, the oldest desert in the world. These incredible star-shaped sand dunes and ridges are a photographers dream complemented by stunning desert wildlife and vegetation. Binoculars and cameras at the ready, this short excursion is truly memorable.

Accommodation on this tour is at Namib Desert Lodge - a comfortable mid market lodge north of Sesriem.

  • Sossusvlei Shuttle: Dunes
  • Sossusvlei Shuttle: Geometry
  • Sossusvlei Shuttle: Dead Vlei 3(1)
  • Sossusvlei Shuttle: Roaring Dunes
  • Sossusvlei Shuttle: Springbuck
  • Sossusvlei Shuttle: Camethorn In Water
  • Sossusvlei Shuttle: Cracked Mud
  • Sossusvlei Shuttle: Dead Vlei8
  • Sossusvlei Shuttle: Sesriem Canyon1
  • Sossusvlei Shuttle: Dead Tree
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    Day 1: Windhoek - Namib Desert
    Guests will be collected from their lodgings in Windhoek at approximately 14h00.
    Your journey to the Namib Naukluft Park begins via the scenic Spreetshoogte Pass (one of Namibia's steepest and most scenic of it's kind). A refreshment stop at the small settlement of Solitaire follows (famous for its apple pie!) before heading on to Namib Desert Lodge. The authentic desert atmosphere en-route is considered as just one of the many highlights this short trip has to offer. The lodge itself sits at the foot of a red sandstone cliff, which consists of the fossilized dunes of an ancient Namib.
    Meals: Dinner
    Accommodation: Namib Desert Lodge or similar
    Day 2: Sossusvlei
    An early morning departure is essential as your guide drives you out towards the dunes at Sossusvlei. The opportunity to climb some of the highest sand dunes in the world nears. The views from the largest, Big Mama as it is known to the locals, is well worth the effort. Ancient camelthorn trees sit is at the foot of Big Mama at Dead Vlei, one of Sossusvlei's most photographed areas. Continue your tour to explore the rugged Sesriem Canyon, before returning to the lodge. The day ends with a Namibian sunset on the afternoon sundowner dune drive in the stunning Gondwana Namib Park
    Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner
    Accommodation: Namib Desert Lodge
    Day 3: Namib Naukluft Lodge - Windhoek
    After breakfast it's time to pack your bags and board your transport for the trip back to Namibia's capital city. On the way back you will travel via the Remshoogte Pass, an alternative but just as scenic route. Arrival time at Windhoek is around 12h30. This allows for enough time in the afternoon to unpack, get a bite to eat, shop and prepare for your next excursion or onward journey.
    Meals: Breakfast
    Mode of transport
    4x4 Mercedes Sprinter
    Number Of Participants
    Maximum of 9
    Tour in a small group with an English speaking driver / guide.
    Accommodation and meals as listed above: 1x breakfast, 1x brunch, pack & 2x dinner.
    Excursion to the Sossusvlei & afternoon dune drive on Namib Desert Lodge property
    porterage & park-entrance-fees
    Still and sparkling water on board the vehicle is free of charge.
    Items of a personal nature
    Travel Insurance
    Route & Accommodation
    The itinerary above is a guideline only and whilst we try to adhere to it there may be circumstances when it may change - for example weather and/or road conditions, seasonal daylight hours etc. Overnight stops on occasion may be altered from those indicated.

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