Namib Desert Expedition

Embark on a ten-day journey across the oldest and one of the most scenic deserts on earth, the Namib. Expect varied scenery and plains game viewing (incl. giraffe) on this ride, that ends at the Atlantic Ocean at Swakopmund.

Best period

April - July


From € 6.145

Ideal length

11 days/10 nights


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Explore Namibia’s most iconic and best-known attraction, the Sossusvlei area.
Cross the Namibian wide plains, dunes and canyons from horseback.
Experience what remoteness feels like together with your fellow expedition companions and horses.
Sleep out under the stars every night with memorable Milky Way views.

Quick facts

  • Riding Expeditions
  • 11 days/10 nights
  • Experienced
  • Groups up to 12
  • 5 - 6 hours/day in the saddle
  • Windhoek Hosea Kutako Airport

At a glance

This is the ride for those who want to feel wild, free and alive. Being one of the toughest but most rewarding horse riding trails in the world, this expeditions is for experienced and fit riders only. You’ll ride 20 – 60 kilometres per day through the endless landscape of the Namib Desert, which allows for long and fast canters.

Before you embark on your horse expedition, you have the opportunity to visit the iconic Sossusvlei area, a World Heritage site. The Namib Desert Safari takes you from the ochre Namib dunes, through the Gaub and Kuiseb canyons, all the way to the wide grassy Namib plains and the beautiful beaches of the Atlantic. The expedition finishes at colourful Swakopmund. During your expedition you’ll have the chance to spot some desert-adapted wildlife such as giraffe, springbok and oryx.

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Eat, ride, sleep, repeat. That’s the rhythm of this epic expedition through the Namib desert. You’ll camp wild for eight nights with all the essential camp life luxuries: ice in your sundowners, hot bucket showers, delicious food around companionable campfires and incredible Milky Way views. Living with your horse 24/7 in wild, remote areas is a life-changing sensation and is most likely why these Namibian expeditions have such a high return rate. Close bonds are built with your fellow travel companions and four-legged friends as you live this adventure together.

The first and last night of the trip you’ll stay in a lodge near Windhoek. Your luggage is transported in vehicles each day.

What do others say?

After 10 years, I decided to get back in the saddle at Monte Velho and it became an unforgettable experience. The location, the delicious food and the nice group combined with dressage lessons and outdoor rides tailored to each rider made sure I had a top stay!
From the first conversations, we clearly felt a "click". Laure-Anne understood very clearly what we were looking for and that was for myself an "exciting riding experience" and for my partner a pleasurable wellness. And what we got was an incredibly romantic setting in Ireland with excellent horses and guides (both lessons and trail rides). The whole setting was perfect and, to top it off, we got a gorgeous, sunny summer week in Ireland without a drop of rain. We had no worries, gave everything out of our hands (including the extension of our riding trip with a rental car). Everything was tip-top, like Swiss clockwork!
Johan & Christa
Very nice experience! Laure-Anne makes all the time for you, discusses your wishes and then gives options that suit you. As a result, the trip suits the person booking it. But also afterwards, Laure-Anne is easy to reach for questions and thinks along with you. For example, my flight got changed and she immediately thought about how to solve the transfer. Also the personal aspect, with a message before your trip, but also checking in afterwards to see how your trip went. Makes it a nice and personal travel agency. And because she only offers riding holidays and visits them herself, she knows what she is selling. Laure-Anne, thanks again for the service and the fantastic trip I made thanks to you. I will definitely book here more often!
We went to Portugal and what a super cool trip it was! Very sweet people, beautiful surroundings and well cared for well behaved horses. Laure-Anne made sure that everything was well organized. Very nice to go on a trip like that and nice that she checks how it was afterwards. Highly recommended for every horse lover!
Marjolein Van Zundert

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