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Stuck in Windhoek and looking for a perfect adventure for an African safari tour in Namibia? The 2 day Sossusvlei Tour in Namibia gives you the perfect reason to get active over the weekend.

About the 2 Day Sossusvlei Tour

The 2 day Sossusvlei tour is the perfect African safari trip to Namibia. This is for those people with few days in Windhoek. This is a perfect Namibia safari tour over the weekend or if you are looking for a short getaway on a Saturday.

This 2 day Sossusvlei safari is for the first timers in Namibia. It is for those looking for a time save you would not want to miss the absolute highlight this country has to offer.

This is a high adrenaline adventure tour in Namibia. The 2 day Sossusvlei safari includes climbing the most popular dune in the country, the Dune 45. From here you can witness the beautiful changing colors of the sand dunes while the sun rises.

2 Day Sossusvlei Tour Highlights

  • Hike Elim Dune and Dune 45
  • Great sunrise views
  • Wonderful landscape and scenery
  • Beautiful lodge accommodation

2 Day Sossusvlei Tour Itinerary

Day 1: SATURDAY -SOSSUS DUNE LODGE

Meet and greet will be at a central point in Windhoek. This is by our Namibia Safari representative every Saturday. After a briefing on the 2 day Sossusvlei tour, you will leave at 0740hrs.

You will be taking the journey to Sesriem via Gamsberg Pass and Solitaire. You will be aiming to arrive in the desert by 13h00 at your safari camp in Namibia.

Upon arrival, you will settle for lunch after setting up camp.  You will get some time on relaxation before the afternoon excursion to Elim’s Dune.

Later in the evening have a tour of Sesriem Canyon. You will stop at Elim’s Dune for sunset and a refreshing 30 minute hike.  You will later return to Sossus Dune Lodge in time for dinner and an overnight. Your accommodation will be in luxury bungalows with en-suite facilities.

About Elim’d Dune

One of the most photographed dunes is the Elim Dune. It is the farthest inland dune in Sossusvlei. Visitors can reach the dune by taking a short detour on their way from Sesriem to Sossusvlei.

A few tufts of grass cover the dune and it is quite easy to climb. The name of the Dune comes from the farm that was once located here. This was before the dune became part of the nature park during its establishment.

The dune is especially beautiful during sun rise and sun set when the light cascades over the dune.

Day 2: SUNDAY – WINDHOEK

Your day begins with an early breakfast.  With an experienced leave for the early morning excursion to Sossusvlei. You will explore the dunes from the comfort of a 4×4 vehicle. Please note that the excursion into Dead Vlei is still on foot. You will return for lunch and the long drive back to Windhoek.

The return journey takes you via the Naukluft Mountains and Rehoboth. You will arrive back in Windhoek late afternoon. Upon arrival, we will let you check in back into your hotel in .

About Dune 45

Dune 45 in Namibia is one of the star attractions in the country.  Thanks in part to its proximity to the road through the desert. Dune 45 offers visitors an opportunity to climb a sand dune. You can also take in the spectacular desert scenery.

It is all well and good that we recommend you to climb this sand dune. Yet, there are a few special considerations to keep in mind before ascending.

End of 2 Day Sossusvlei Tour

Sossusvlei Safari Cost

Included in 2 Day Sossusvlei Tour in Namibia Cost

  • Transport in a custom built safari vehicle (no air-conditioning)
  • Services of a professional English speaking driver/guide
  • 2 nights’ accommodation in twin share rooms with en-suite bathrooms as above
  • Meals as above (B – breakfast L – lunch D – dinner)
  • National park entry fees (1 day Sossusvlei)
  • Activities: excursion into Sossusvlei (including 4×4 shuttle) & cheetah tracking activity at Solitaire
  • Pick up within Swakopmund city limits and drop off within Windhoek city limits

Not Included in 2 Day Sossusvlei Tour Cost

  • Snacks & drinks
  • Optional activities

What to Carry on 2 Day Sossusvlei Tour in Namibia

  • light and heavy clothing
  • hat
  • sun glasses
  • Sun screen
  • comfortable hiking shoes
  • sandals

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