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Namibia Desert Escape


8 days from $13,195 per person

* Based on double occupancy, incl. taxes & fuel surcharges, restrictions apply.

1 Night Windhoek 3 Nights Sossusvlei 3 Nights Damaraland

This flying safari promises a one-of-a-kind wilderness experience for seekers of the remote and profound. Marvel at the stark scenery, desolate coastlines, endless ancient valleys and desert-adapted wildlife.


How Your Trip Matters

For the adventurous, this safari to the remote and beautiful deserts of Namibia is packed with experiences that benefit desert adapted wildlife while staying at eco-friendly camps.


Explore the world's oldest desert from an unparalleled perspective on an unforgettable hot air balloon adventure.

Discover the desert-adapted animals that live in this stark environment, like the unique lions and the conservation efforts to try and ensure their survival.

Experience the thrill of tracking rhino with your expert rangers and learn about the work being done by Save the Rhino Trust.

Enjoy Namibian hospitality at sustainable and ideally-situated tented camps.



MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experiences are conscious travel experiences chosen with great care based on the positive social or environmental impact they have both on their communities, and on those who experience them: our guests. You can identify these experiences across our trips by locating the MAKE TRAVEL MATTER® Experience seal.


1. Olive Grove Guest House

Namibia, Windhoek

Olive Grove Guest House is a small, upmarket guesthouse close to Windhoek city center. Catering to the needs of the discerning traveler, each of the en-suite bedrooms features a large veranda with tables and chairs for al fresco dining. The tastefully decorated lounge with fireplace and open plan kitchen creates a homey feel, while the sun lounge, plunge pool and tranquil garden invite you to unwind and relax under Namibia’s open skies.  A guest computer is available to check emails and stay in touch with family and friends and complimentary Wi-Fi is available throughout the house.


2. Little Kulala

Namibia, Sossusvlei

Little Kulala is the closest luxury camp to the remarkable Sossusvlei dunes. The climate-controlled, thatched “kulalas” (Swahili for “resting place”) merge seamlessly into the timeless desert landscape. Each kulala has exquisite fittings and fixtures, both indoor and outdoor shower, innovative bleached deck with a private plunge pool and a rooftop “skybed” for romantic stargazing. The main lodge features an elegant entertainment area which includes a library, wine cellar, craft boutique, lounge and dining areas. The extensive use of neutral colors, gorgeous textures and natural light reproduce the soothing pastel tones of the desert. The overall mood and feel is cool, serene, organic and sheltering. 

3. Desert Rhino Camp

Namibia, Damaraland

Desert Rhino Camp lies amongst rolling, rocky hills within the one-acre Palmwag Concession. As part of a collaborative effort with the Save the Rhino Trust, the camp has been instrumental in the preservation of these rare, desert adapted black rhino. Accommodations are in raised Meru-style canvas tents with front verandas to take in the magnificent vistas of the surrounding desert and Etendeka Mountains. Each tent features an en-suite bathroom with a hand basin, flush toilet and shower. The comfortable tented dining and lounge area offers uninterrupted views of the desert and mountains. Evening meals are taken around the fire pit, in front of the lapa (thatched roof supported by wooden poles) and the plunge pool welcomes you to refresh after a game drive or walk. Activities include game drives,  rhino tracking on foot or by vehicle, guided nature walks, and birding.



Day 1. Arrive Windhoek, Namibia

Touch down in Namibia’s capital and transfer to your hotel for a relaxing evening.

Olive Grove Guesthouse


Day 2. Windhoek / Sossusvlei

Take flight to Sossusvlei, and a chic desert retreat from which to explore the untamed beauty of the Namib Desert. You can’t get much closer to the renowned dunes of Sossusvlei and the evocative panoramas of Dead Vlei than Little Kulala. One of the greatest concentrations of desert elephants can be found, along with Hartmann’s zebras, oryx, giraffes, springboks lion sand brown hyenas, and a unique population of protected desert adapted lion. (BLD)

Wilderness Little Kulala


Day 3. Sossusvlei

Today enjoy an unforgettable hot air balloon adventure over the Namib Sand Sea, followed by a celebratory champagne breakfast. The vast, open dune fields beckon, offering thrilling adventures as well as time for solitude. An excursion in Sossusvlei includes climbing Big Daddy, one of the tallest sand dunes in the world. (BLD)

Wilderness Little Kulala


Day 4. Sossusvlei

Hike through Sesriem Canyon with a breathtaking perspective on the gorge. Take in the majestic landscapes while riding an electric-powered fat bike. After dark, discover another realm of the Namib. Walks reveal captivating creatures, such as scorpions aglow under UV light, or learn about the incredible formations of the stars and planets under the clear night sky. Guests can enjoy a sleep-out under millions of stars on the deck of their suite. (BLD)

Wilderness Little Kulala


Day 5. Sossusvlei / Damaraland

Fly to Damaraland and set off with your guide and explore this miraculous ecosystem marked by its minimalist beauty and wealth of arid-adapted wildlife. At the end of the day, relax on your deck and take in the vistas of the surrounding desert and mountains. (BLD)

Desert Rhino Camp


Day 6. Damaraland

Follow free-ranging populations of critically endangered desert- adapted black rhino across the Damaraland plains, and Going Green while Saving Rhinos at this classic eco-friendly tented camp. This region is recognized for having the largest free-roaming black rhino population in Africa and on safari you will learn about the exciting programs supporting wildlife conservation. (BLD)

Set out in the morning with the Save the Rhino (SRT) as they track one of their charges – the desert-adapted black rhino. Due to the vast terrain, long distances can be covered and other wildlife spotted along the way. Once a rhino has been located, tracking by foot can take place depending on the position.

Desert Rhino Camp


Day 7. Damaraland

Continue your exploration of this rugged area. Join your guide for a nature walk and track the rhinos by foot. This evening, dine beneath the thatched roof of your outdoor boma and gather around the fire to share your day’s adventures. (BLD)

Desert Rhino Camp


Day 8. Damaraland / Depart

Relish one last wondrous game drive before your departure. Arrive home with a lifetime of memories and a gallery of amazing images. (B)



Land Arrangements (Price per person)

Departure Dates Jan 1, 2024 - May 31, 2024
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Departure Dates Jun 1, 2024 - Oct 31, 2024
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Departure Dates Nov 1, 2024 - Dec 19, 2024
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Departure Dates Dec 20, 2024 - Dec 31, 2024
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Air Arrangements (Internal Airfare)

Included in land arrangements

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