namibia sossusvlei sand dunes

Namibia's dunes are the highest in the world

It's an incredible experience to watch sunset and sunrise over the dunes in Namib-Naukluft Park.

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Sossusvlei Dunes Extension

Explore a Legendary Landscape from a Beautiful Wilderness Lodge

Trip Details at-a-Glance

Cost From: $5395  
Length: 4 days
Arrive: Windhoek, Namibia
Depart: Windhoek, Namibia
Lodging: 3 nights deluxe safari camp
Meals: Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
Activity: Safaris, Wildlife & Natural History, Walking
Trip Level: 4WD gameviewing, nature walks
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Visa Requirements

A visa is not required for U.S. citizens visting Namibia.

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Choosing the Right Trip

We work hard to help you choose the right trip for you, paying attention to your individual interests, abilities, and needs. If you have questions about the level of comfort or any of the activities described in this itinerary, please contact us.

The Namib Desert, utterly unlike any other place on earth, is the oldest on the planet, a sea of red sand sculpted into fantastic dunes. Your days are filled with early morning 4WD excursions to the magnificent Sossusvlei dunes and the vlei itself, the dry riverbed of the Tsauchab River, along with afternoon excursions to explore the desert landscape and its unique flora and fauna. Accommodations are at Little Kulala, a luxurious desert wilderness retreat with a magical atmosphere.

Detailed Itinerary

Day 1
Windhoek, Namibia / Sossusvlei Dunes

Arrive at the Windhoek International Airport, where you are met for transfer for your afternoon charter flight to Little Kulala Camp, set next to the awesome Sossusvlei Dunes of Namib-Naukluft Park. These celebrated dunes tower 1,000 feet from the acacia-dotted desert pans and their intense red-orange color is picturesque in the morning and evening light...D

Days 2-3
Sossusvlei Dunes / Namib-Naukluft Park

The Namib Desert, utterly unlike any other place on earth, is the oldest on the planet, a sea of red sand sculpted into fantastic dunes. Namib-Naukluft Park offers an extraordinary range of desert habitats that shelter ostrich, springbok, oryx, and baboon, as well as the endangered Hartmannís zebra, a prime example of desert adaptation. Your days are filled with early morning 4WD excursions to the magnificent Sossusvlei dunes and the vlei itself, the dry riverbed of the Tsauchab River, along with afternoon excursions to explore the desert landscape and its unique flora and fauna. Optional balloon safaris, at extra cost, offer incredible views of Sossusvlei, with its soft hues of pink and gold. Overnights at Little Kulala...BLD each day

Day 4
Windhoek

Morning flight by scheduled charter from Sossusvlei to Windhoek...B

Extension Cost

Prices valid for Peak Season June 16-October 31, 2014
Please call for non-peak season costs.

$5395 per person, double occupancy
Internal airfare: included
Single Supplement: $995

Prices are subject to change according to the South African Rand rate at the time of travel

Please note: a 50% non-refundable deposit is required for this extension.
The cost of any forced overnights in Windhoek, Namibia are not included in the Land Cost.

All costs subject to change

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Extension Cost Includes:

  • Internal charter airfare (Windhoek/Sossusvlei round-trip)
  • Accommodations
  • Meals as indicated (B=Breakfast, L=Lunch, D=Dinner)
  • Soft drinks and house wine at Little Kulala
  • Activities as indicated
  • Services of guides
  • Airport transfers
  • Laundry service at camp

Extension Cost Does Not Include:

Meals not specified (BLD), airport departure tax, items of personal nature, optional gratuities to lodge staff, transfer agents, drivers, and guides, additional hotel nights or extra costs that may be necessitated by airline schedule changes.

Little Kulala Camp

Namib-Naukluft Park, Namibia

A luxurious desert retreat with a magical atmosphere, Little Kulala is situated in the private Kulala Wilderness Reserve, gateway to Namibia’s towering red dunes. The lodge features 11 climate-controlled, thatched cottages with en suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, private decks, and private plunge pools. The glass-walled rooms look out onto the desert, and each has a rooftop “sky bed” for romantic stargazing or sleeping out under a canopy of stars. In addition to a lounge, dining area, and spacious pool areas, the main lodge offers an underground wine cellar and a well-stocked library.

Note: Listed above are our signature accommodations for this trip. Although it is highly unlikely, we may make substitutions when necessary.