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Dune Hopper

Includes: Namib Desert- Namibia

The 3 or 4 day fly-in Dune Hopper flying safaris, depart from Windhoek or Swakopmund. They are the ideal safari for spending the maximum amount of time visiting the Namib Desert, and specifically the NamibRand Nature Reserve area around Sossusvlei, in the shortest possible time.

There are any number of combinations avaialble at any of the following lodges:

On this page you will find one example fo a Dune Hopper itineray - please contact us for additional details

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  • Dune Hopper: Dead Vlei (2)
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Day 1: NamibRand Nature Reserve
Meet your pilot at Windhoek (Eros Airport) and commence on a scenic flight along the Naukluft mountains to Sossusvlei Mountain Lodge, situated in the very north of the NamibRand Nature Reserve. Board a short transfer to the Lodge and book into your luxurious villa before a light lunch and the early afternoon at leisure (e.g. at the swimming pool during the heat of the day). After coffee enjoy a guided scenic drive or a walk on NamibRand. The diversity of landscapes encountered on this excursion will be unforgettable and depending on season, sundowners might be in the field. Alternately, for the adventurous, go Quad Biking (ATV) on the plains and incredible dune landscape, with sundowners at the top of the dunes. Return to the Lodge for an incredible dinner, accompanied by a bottle of fine wine from the renowned Sossusvlei Desert Lodge Cellar (own account).
Meals: Lunch & Dinner
Accommodation: Sossusvlei Desert Lodge
Day 2: Sossusvlei & NamibRand Nature Reserve
Awake early for a dawn departure to the towering dunes of Sossusvlei. Visit and climb the highest dunes in the world, returning to the Lodge for lunch. After a cooling break in the pool, join a scheduled afternoon transfer/scenic drive towards Wolwedans, situated in the heart of the Namib-Rand Nature Reserve. Arrive at Wolwedans Dunes Lodge in the late afternoon and book into your beautiful chalet with its own private verandah and a breathtaking view of the dunes, plains and distant mountains. Freshen up and join everyone for sundowners on the deck before you enjoy a three course candlelight dinner under a blanket of stars.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Diner
Accommodation: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge
Day 3 NamibRand Nature Reserve
Absorb the unique NamibRand Nature Reserve landscape during a morning and afternoon excursion by Landrover through the dunes, endless grassy plains and along mystical mountain formations. You could encounter large and small desert animals, learn about their unique habits and explore the ancient hunting spots of the Bushmen. Revel in the incredible landscape around you and Wolwedans' commitment to care for guest and nature alike. Here in this land of stretching blue skies you will find beauty feeding your soul, tranquillity to clear your mind and space for your imagination to fly ! Optionally (depending on tours and season), you could join a day-safari with picnic lunch en-route, arriving back at the Lodge for sundowners and dinner.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch & Diner
Accommodation: Wolwedans Dunes Lodge
Day 4: Windhoek
Awake in the pristine desert dawn and soak in the atmosphere and landscape from your bed whilst enjoying early morning tea. After breakfast at leisure you are transferred to the airstrip to bid Wolwedans farewell and commence your return flight to Windhoek (Eros) where you will arrive at noon (12h00).
Mode of transport
Light Air-Craft & Safari Vehicles
Accommodation and meals as listed on the itinerary
Park entrance fees
Passenger liability insurance
Items of a personal nature
Travel Insurance
A maximum of 12kg of luggage per person in soft bags only.
Flight routes could be affected by adverse weather conditions.
Private charters between camps minimise travel time and provide a bird's-eye view of the immense landscape
Diverse activities enhance in-depth experience of the landscape, including dolphin cruise, seafood lunch and quad biking
Seamless experience with one expert pilot-guide leading throughout
Small group size ensures that special interests are satisfied
Enormous concessions and private camps combine with advantages of nearby National Parks
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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