Camp Sossus is an authentic tented camp located in the private 24,000 hectare Namib Tsaris Conservancy between Namibia’s Nubib and Zaris mountains. It is just a 30 minute drive from the Sossusvlei gate, the entrance to the Great Namib Sand Sea and magnificent dunes, which has World Heritage Site status. Namib Tsaris has gravel plains, mountainous areas, dry river valleys and a large plateau which towers above the desert below. Cleverly set in a natural amphitheatre, the camp is almost invisible from a distance and it is open all year.
Accommodation & Facilities
The camp has eight well shaded Meru tents, each with en-suite open-air bathrooms with bucket showers, flushing loos and solar lighting. The camp has a dining room, a lounge, and seating areas around the fireplace. Camp Sossus is ideal for groups of four to 12 guests wishing for an exclusive use camp.
Wildlife & Activities
Activities include guided visits to Sossusvlei , and exploring the private Namib Tsaris Conservancy on nature walks and drives, visiting desert pools, star gazing, sleeping out under the stars at the Star Beds, walking safaris, and mountain biking on the reserve. Camp Sossus also provides a convenient base from which to take hot air balloon flights as well as scenic helicopter and fixed wing flights over the local area. A photographers paradise, the region offers fantastic landscapes, night time photography and the iconic quiver trees among many fascinating features.