Sossusvlei in Style
• Sossusvlei • Dead Vlei • Sesriem Canyon
Be sure to include this major highlight in your Africa itinerary! One of the most pristine areas on Earth, the Namib Desert is a world of vast spaces, endless horizons, dramatic landscapes and jagged mountain heights. The largest private nature reserve in Southern Africa, the NamibRand Nature Reserve consists of 180 000 hectares of this unspoiled desert wilderness.
Days 1 & 2: Windhoek > Sossusvlei Board your light aircraft flight from Windhoek. Transfer to &Beyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge. The 10 air-conditioned stone and glass desert villas are cradled against ancient mountains and designed to capture the splendour and solitude of the desert. Furnished in hues of the desert, they feature a private veranda, split-level bedroom, living room with fireplace, ensuite glass-encased bathroom and outdoor shower. Villas are equipped with a stargazing skylight, discrete music system and well-stocked personal bar. Activities include nature drives, guided walks, quad-bike excursions, an excursion to the Sossusvlei dunes, Sesriem Canyon & Dead Vlei, stargazing from the in-house observatory, petrified dunes and sand rock art.
Escape the desert heat with a revitalising midday dip in the pool, fed by water from an underground spring. At sunset, animals are drawn to a nearby waterhole, enhancing desert sundowner drinks. A fine selection of wines from an impressive walk-in wine cellar complements the delicious meals.
Day 3: Sossusvlei > Windhoek After breakfast, transfer to the airstrip and depart for your light aircraft flight to Windhoek.
• Flights ex Windhoek (shared light aircraft transfers) • 2 nights accommodation at andBeyond Sossusvlei Desert Lodge • 3 meals daily • Soft drinks, house wines, local brand spirits and beers, tea and coffee, refreshments on game drives • Laundry • Safari activities • Guided nature walks and quad bike excursions in the NamibRand reserve (subject to availability) • 1 excursion to Sossusvlei • Transfers to and from the lodge airstrip
Pricing (per person) $NZD
Stay 3+ nights and receive a free hot air balloon safari!
Stay for three or more nights and receive a free hot air balloon safari or a 45-minute Scenic Helicopter flight over Sossusvlei. Offer applies to stays 1 Sep 2020 - 10 Jan 2021. All ballooning is weather dependent, and is subject to a minimum of two guests taking part. Conditions apply, contact us for more details.