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Little Sossus Lodge

Sossusvlei & Sesriem, Namibia

Little Sossus Lodge is located 35 km southeast of Sesriem, surrounded by the Nubib, Tsaris and Naukluft mountains with views of the distant dunes in the west.

The main area of the lodge is an old farmhouse converted into a homely communal area where you will experience a friendly and welcoming ambience. All areas are open plan inviting you to wander around freely. On the shaded veranda you can enjoy your breakfast, lunch and dinner. The cosy lounge is decorated with ethnic African decor and comfortable leather sofas.

The sixteen homely chalets, all built from local rock and blending in with the environment are simple yet very comfortable. All have standing fans, and mosquito nets and en suite bathrooms with showers. Four of the rooms are family units with two sets of twin beds and one shared bathroom. As the lodge has an eco-friendly emphasis all the bathroom products are environmental friendly and where possible the lodge is run with assistance from a wind generator.

The main activity from Little Sossus Lodge is the popular trip to the giant dunes at Sossusvlei. Sundowner drives/nature drives are also a delight with some spectacular mountain scenery as your backdrop, and those wanting to explore the Naukluft Mountains can also arrange guided trips to this area.

OUR RATING: Medium

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Tour ideas in Sossusvlei & Sesriem

Our itineraries are there to spark ideas for how you could include a stay at Little Sossus Lodge as part of your trip. Treat them simply as suggestions, because every aspect of the trip we create for you will be yours to define.

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    Where possible, we like to offer a range of accommodation for each stop of your trip, chosen by our specialists as some of their favourite places to stay. To help you make the right choice, we give each property a rating based on its facilities and service, but we also look for hotels with distinct character or a location that can’t be bettered.

    Experiences while staying here

    The following activities are designed to give you the most authentic experiences of the area where you’re staying. We work with local guides, who use their knowledge and often a resident’s eye to show you the main sights and more out-of-the-way attractions. Our specialists can also suggest outdoor pursuits and activities, such as cooking classes, that will introduce you to the traditions of the area’s inhabitants.

    • Sossusvlei Dune Excursion
      Climbing the sand dunes at Sossusvlei

      Sossusvlei Dune Excursion

      Sossusvlei Dune Excursion

      Enjoy the amazing scenery of Sossusvlei, and maybe take a short walk to Deadvlei, a bizarre collection of ancient camelthorn trees, or climb the nearby dunes.

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    • Sunset Horse Riding
      Sunset ride from Desert Homestead

      Sunset Horse Riding

      Sunset Horse Riding

      Riders wind their way across the grassy plains and through ancient water courses and eventually up a steep mountain track, where a friendly barman with a selection of cocktails awaits them.

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