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Departure is from Swakopmund at 12 noon (wintertime 11h00) and we will we drive through the Namib Desert via the Kuiseb Canyon and Solitaire and stopping en-route at the Tropic of Capricorn for a leg stretch. A light lunch will be provided which will be available in the vehicle and you can help yourself. We arrive at our camp late afternoon and have a chance to relax and enjoy the views before taking a short walk for sunset looking over the Naukluft mountain range. Overnight is based in twin rooms or permanent tents with en-suite bathroom facilities. Dinner is prepared by your guide over an open fire. (L,D)
Pre dawn departure from camp to arrive at the park gate for sunrise. We drive down an ancient river bed surrounded by towering sand dunes to the 2 x 4 parking area (approx 55km) and take a 4x4 shuttle into Sossusvlei where we can appreciate the beauty of this place in early morning light and enjoy the peace and tranquility 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 scattered around, contrasting with a backdrop of huge dunes with their ever-changing colours. We can either walk or take the 4x4 shuttle back to our vehicle. En-route to our accommodation we will stop at the famous Dune 45 and climb this dune if we wish orjust wander around the base. We return to Sesriem and visit Sesriem Canyon on foot before arriving back at our lodge late afternoon to watch the sunset over this spectacular desert. Overnight in twin share permanent tents or bungalows. Dinner is prepared by your guide. (B,L,D)
Leisurely breakfast before heading to Solitaire. Solitaire has a sanctuary for cheetah that cannot be released back into the wild because of various reasons. Enjoy a 1 hour drive in a 4x4 vehicle with an experienced guide for an educational tour where you can learn about, and photograph these beautiful animals. We return to Windhoek via Bullsport and Rehoboth, arriving mid afternoon where you will be dropped at your accommodation. Should you wish to travel on this afternoon we DO NOT recommend flights prior to 17h00. (B)
Combine this safari with the Etosha Express to join the 6 days Dunes and Wildlife Experience - a fully accommodated safari visiting the two main highlights of Namibia and includes 1 night accommodation in Swakopmund, departing every Tuesday.
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