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3 Day Desert Explorer Scheduled Camping

3 DAYS - 2 NIGHTS
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INTRODUCTION

For those ‘happy campers’ with limited time this 3-day safari to the Namib Desert is the perfect choice. Spend 2 nights camping in the Namib Naukluft Park, exploring the oldest desert in the world.

Start Accommodation Destination Basis Duration
Day 1 Sesriem Campsite Sesriem L&D 1 Night
Day 2 Sesriem Campsite Sesriem B&B 1 Night

 

Key
B&B: Bed and Breakfast. L&D: Lunch and Dinner

 

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Day 1: Sesriem Campsite, Sesriem

Day Itinerary

Pick up from your accommodation this morning is from 8h00 where you will meet your guide & group. We then make our way south to the port town of Walvis Bay where we stop in at the lagoon, a great chance to meet the flamingos, and learn more about this important wetland site. We then drive through the Namib Desert via the Kuiseb Pass and Solitaire, arriving at our camp late afternoon and we can set up our tents and enjoy the sunset.  Pool and bar available. Dinner prepared by our guide and an early night is recommended. (LD)

Overnight: Sesriem Campsite

Basis

Lunch and Dinner

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Day 2: Sesriem Campsite, Sesriem

A pre-dawn departure from camp this morning means that we can enjoy the dunes at first light whilst the temperatures are still cool. We drive down an ancient river bed surrounded by towering dunes, making our first stop at the famous Dune 45, where we can climb to the top and enjoy the sunrise. On descent, enjoy some breakfast, before continuing on to the 2×4 parking (around 55kms) and taking a 4×4 shuttle into the Sossusvlei area to appreciate the beauty of this place in early morning light and enjoy the peace and tranquillity of the region. We explore this unique area on foot before heading into Dead Vlei with its large expanse of bleached cracked clay and skeletal camel thorn trees, contrasting with a backdrop of huge dunes with their ever-changing colours before taking the 4×4 shuttle back to our vehicle. We return to Sesriem for lunch and a swim and late afternoon we visit the nearby Sesriem Canyon, one of the few permanent water sources in the area. Overnight camping, with dinner prepared by our guide.  (BLD)

As previously described

 

Activities

Sesriem Canyon
Dune 45
Dead Vlei

Overnight: Sesriem Campsite

 

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Day 3: End of Itinerary

Day Itinerary

A leisurely start this morning allows us to have a cooked breakfast and hit the road no later than 9am. From Sesriem, we head back to Windhoek, travelling around the Naukluft Mountains. We aim to arrive back in Windhoek no later than 2pm, ensuring sufficient time for those wishing to travel onwards. No flights recommended before 17h00. (B)

Consultant Notes

Pre and Post Tour Accommodation: If you require accommodation before or after your tour we can arrange this for you

Price

Price to Serene African Adventures
N$6,550 per person

NO SINGLE SUPPLEMENT – TWIN SHARE BASIS

Included

Transport in a custom-built safari vehicle with pop up roof (no air-conditioning); Services of a professional English speaking guide & camp assistant ; 2 nights camping ; Camping equipment (excluding a sleeping bag which can be hired); Meals as above (B – breakfast, L – lunch, D – dinner); National park entry fees (2 days Namib Naukluft Park) ; Game drives as above ; Pick up within Windhoek City limits and drop off within Swakopmund city limits
*Single travelers will be matched with another traveler of the same sex on a twin share basis.

Excluded

Sleeping bag (can be hired) ; Pillow ; Alcoholic beverages ;Soft drinks & bottled water ; Personal travel insurance

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