Sossusvlei, Damaraland And Kunene Fly-in Itinerary Guide

Discover the essential attractions and hidden safari gems of Namibia during this 7-day Sossusvlei, Damaraland, and Kunene. Commence your journey at the renowned Sossusvlei dunes and partake in the region’s premier activities, including hiking on sand dunes, guided animal excursions, hot-air ballooning, and scenic flights. This location is perfect for exploring desert wildlife, indulging in extensive stargazing, and even partaking in a sleep-out adventure.

Transport yourself to the past by visiting Twyfelfontein, where you can explore exceptional geological formations and ancient petroglyphs. Aerial transportation will transport you to the Kunene region, where a lush oasis called Serra Cafema may be found amidst the dry and barren landscape. Explore the region by walking, embarking on a quadbike adventure, or even navigating the river by boat. Seize a distinctive opportunity to immerse yourself in a genuine Himba cultural encounter, where local inhabitants divulge intricate insights and narratives about their ways of life and customs.

Embark on a seven-day, six-night Sossusvlei, Damaraland and Kunene Fly-in fly-in safari to discover Namibia’s hidden safari gems and explore its essential destinations. Regardless of whether you are in a desert with sand dunes or beside a river, the high-end lodging choices will guarantee that you can unwind and fully appreciate the attractiveness of your environment.

Initially, you will embark on a Sossusvlei, Damaraland, and Kunene fly-in journey to central Namibia in order to investigate the internationally renowned dunes located at Sossusvlei. By staying at this accommodation, you will have convenient access to all of the must-see activities in the area, such as trekking on sand dunes and seeing the desert through hot-air balloon rides or beautiful flights. Afterwards, you will proceed in a northerly direction towards Twyfelfontein in the Kunene region, where you will have the opportunity to explore ancient rock art and geological formations that contribute to the exceptional nature of this location.

Serra Cafema Camp is located to the north, nestled among lush woods on the Kunene River, which forms the boundary with Angola. Due to its proximity to the river, this desert camp provides a diverse range of unforeseen activities such as boating and quad biking. Additionally, it provides the utmost genuine cultural encounters in Namibia.

Namibia TRAVEL GUIDE: The SOSSUSVLEI is the SUNNIEST place on Earth!

Tour Highlights

  • Discover one of Africa’s most important collections of rock art
  • Hike the spectacular sand dunes in Sossusvlei
  • Experience life in a desert oasis
  • Enjoy an authentic culture experience
  • Explore and discover local desert-adapted wildlife on game drives and walks

Best For These Traveller Types

  • Couples, Honeymooners, Families & Groups

Detailed Sossusvlei, Damaraland and Kunene Fly-in Itinerary

Day 1-2: Sossusvlei’s Sand Dunes | 2 Nights

Location: Sossusvlei, Namibia

Upon arrival at Hosea Kutako International Airport in Windhoek, you will be transported to Little Kulala. Located in Namib-Naukluft National Park, amidst the renowned red sand dunes of the Namib Desert, the resort offers convenient access to the dunes and fully embraces the tranquilly and striking allure of the surrounding desert.

At this location, visitors can partake in activities such as nature drives and guided walks, providing them with the chance to observe various wildlife species like oryx, springbok, ostrich, and a variety of reptiles. Individuals seeking distinctive viewpoints of this breathtaking region have a plethora of options, including hot-air balloon safaris and scenic flights, culminating in a starry safari and sleep-out encounter.
Embark on a dawn excursion to explore the Sossusvlei region. Participate in a range of activities including early morning guided game drives, nature drives, and walks on the private reserve. Within the Kulala Wilderness Reserve, a diverse array of resilient desert wildlife and flora can be found. It is advisable to remain vigilant in order to spot ostriches, springboks, and cheetahs.

Days 3-4: Timeless Adventures In Twyfelfontein | 2 Nights

Location: Damaraland, Namibia

After having breakfast at Little Kulala, the next activity is a visit to Doro Nawas Airstrip and a flight to Damaraland Camp, located in the Kunene area of Namibia. This region boasts a remarkable collection of rock art, which is one of the largest and most significant in Africa. Additionally, the Huab Valley, which is supplied by a spring, has been a destination for Stone Age hunters for almost 6,000 years. Situated adjacent to the Aba-Huab River, Damaraland Camp provides guests with the chance to explore cultural and historical landmarks, as well as remarkable geological formations in the vicinity.

Days 5-6: Cultural Kunene | 2 Nights

Location: Kaokoveld, Namibia

The Kunene region is located in the northern part of Namibia. The river, named after the place it flows through, is one of the few rivers in the country that flows all year round. It has been the primary source of sustenance for the indigenous Himba people for centuries. You will be transported by plane from Damaraland Camp to Doro Nawas Airstrip and then to Serra Cafema Camp. Nestled amidst lush foliage on the shores of the Kunene River, the camp stands as a sanctuary in the midst of this arid desert terrain. The exceptional position of the property allows guests to conveniently explore the nearby vicinity on foot, by boat, and by quadbike (ATV). In addition, Serra Cafema provides the most genuine Himba cultural encounter in Namibia, affording guests the opportunity to meet and engage with these nomadic individuals to get insights into their way of life and customs.

Day 7: So Long, Namibia

On the final day of your stay in Namibia, you will be transported from Serra Cafema Camp to Doro Nawas Airstrip and then to Hosea Kutako International Airport for your onward flight.

End of the Sossusvlei Damaraland And Kunene Fly-in Itinerary

What’s Included

  • Laundry
  • Namibian VAT
  • Park fees
  • Tourism Levy
  • Twice daily scheduled camp activities

What’s Excluded

  • International flights
  • Airport taxes
  • All meals and drinks not specified
  • Tips and gratuities
  • Items of a personal nature
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