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Namib Desert, Namibia

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Discover life crawling underneath the barren red dunes of Namib Desert. Stretching along the Atlantic coast, the desert features a vast clay pan, referred to in local language as the "place of no return," and black dead trees scorched by the sun, which are more than 900 years old. Hop on 4x4 vehicle with a local guide to explore this vibrant world of small vermin hiding beneath the sand. As you stand on a steep dune slope looking over the seemingly barren desert, you might feel like the only living creature on this arid land. Before you head to Sesriem, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Sesriem journey builder website , to make sure you see all that Sesriem has to offer, including Namib Desert.
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  • I have been stalking Instagram photos from Namibia for months in advance of our visit. And as amazing as the photos are, they can't hold a candle to the majesty of the desert in person. Wow. Just wow.  more »
  • You would not believe, red sand dunes, Death Valley and its Lake. Challenging dunes to climb (especially in the late morning) but spectacular from get off running like a child in the sand and plunging almost to the knees. In addition to the dune 45 there are other equally lovely dunes is to see both to go. ..
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  • One of the highlights is visiting Dead Vlei, do it so early as possible because of the heat. Take some water with you. And enjoy the surrealistic landscapes with the orange and brown dunes under a cle...  more »

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