Dune 45 Sossusvlei, Sossusvlei

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#3 of 21 in Outdoors in Khomas Region
One of the most photographed sand formations on the planet, Dune 45 Sossusvlei casts a dramatic silhouette across the Namib Desert. The easiest of the Sossusvlei dunes to reach, the sand mound is 85 m (278.9 ft) tall and possibly up to 5 million years old. The panoramic views that greet you at the top of are well worth the effort of climbing. Inspirock's itinerary builder makes planning a Namib-Naukluft Park trip simple and quick.
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  • My climbing dune 45 I was deeply moved. A beautiful place where you can feel free and return children. Perfect for meditation!
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  • The most famous star of thousands of postcards of the Namibia desert, symbol par excellence and the oldest desert in the world. Perfect and sinuous, turns bright red at sunrise that we could see from the Summit.
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  • This has red sand dune and you can climb easily, is the best option for those who like to do the ride alone with a simple car. The road is paved to the parking lot. And there are almost no walking. Stop here to see the Sunrise
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  • Fantastic experience. Very hot sandblasting.
  • Worth the trek up to the top but don't do it at midday (I did and dehydrated along with sunstroke!). Take a hat with straps and closed shoes. Enjoy the tough walk up then run down. The views and experience are once in a life time.
  • Must go in Namibia. Be there for sunrise
  • Unforgettable
  • There is a beautiful view here. Only the rise should not be underestimated, but it is very quickly back down. ;-)
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