|Desert Walking Safari at NamibRand Nature Reserve - leisurely, personal, fully catered and expertly guided - 2 nights/ 3 days
The Tok Tokkie Trails walking safari takes you close to the desert’s stunning beauty. Whilst walking, you will discover many secrets of the Namib that cannot be experienced when driving. You will get to feel different aspects of the Namib – from mountainous terrain to sandy dunes. Fog-basking Tok Tokkie beetles, barking geckos, dancing spiders, bat-eared foxes, and many more - the desert is not deserted at all. Let your guide introduce you to this world, relax with a sundowner and enjoy a three-course dinner before falling asleep under the stars...
Get Up Close and Personal with the NamibTok Tokkie Trails takes you close to the desert’s awesome beauty. Is there a better way to immerse yourself in nature than on foot?
Surreal scenery - an extraordinary nature experience
Expert guiding - discover the desert and its amazingly adapted inhabitants
Walking is easy, carry nothing but your day-pack
Hiking with Style
Although you will be in the middle of pristine nature you can look forward to the luxuries that you do not want to miss.
Sundowners, romantic 3-course dinners and all other meals out in the dunes
Sleep out under a billion stars
Hot bucket shower and open air toilet with splendid vistas
A back-up team does all the chores for you. Just relax and enjoy.
Listen to the Silence
Walking in a small group of 2 - 8 guests for a unique experience:
personal attention and private atmosphere
you can fully savour the vast and serene calmness of the desert
the pace will be set to suit the groupBring only "worn in" light hiking boots - all other equipment supplied. Tok Tokkie Trails is an all inclusive experience: Meals and drinks are included.
Character of and requirements for the trail:
The trail is not difficult, but challenging. Fitness and good condition is essential as the trails entail 7 to 8 hours walking. Your main luggage will be transported by a back-up vehicle; you only have to carry a day pack, including a lunch pack, water and your camera equipment. As some of the routes lead through rough terrain and over sand dunes it requires well-balanced and secure walking. Please be aware of high temperature fluctuations, which can reach a high of 35°C during the day whilst sometimes plummeting down to -5°C at night, which can cause additional stress to your heart and circulation. We recommend you to prepare yourself for the trail with some fitness training.NamibRand Nature Reserve:
NamibRand Nature Reserve is a model for private conservation and low-impact tourism. The reserve integrates a number of former livestock farms into one huge protected area where wildlife can once again roam free. Comprising of more than 170.000 hectares the biodiversity is astounding and includes endangered cheetah and lappet faced vulture as well as many of the Namib's famous endemics, the Dune Lark and Grants Golden Mole, just to name a few. The funds generated through a daily per-bed fee from the few high-quality, low impact tourism concessions in the park sustain conservation and enable the Reserve to be financially self-sustaining. With its diversity of pristine landscapes and awe-inspiring beauty it is a soulful destination for nature loving travellers. To learn more about NamibRand Nature Reserve please go to www.namibrand.com.
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