Namib Naukluft Park
Namibia’s largest nature reserve, about 50.000 sqkms in size. It includes a 100 to 150 km broad belt of land that stretches along the coastline from the Swakop Valley in the north, towards the road to Luderitz in the south.
Most parts of this enormous area are not accessible to man.
One can only visit a small stretch north of the Kuiseb River: the Naukluft Mountains and the Sossusvlei in the Central Dune fields.
Namib Naukluft Park provides stunning vistas of landscapes of huge mountain massifs and gravel plains covered in desert ink. The scenery in the entire area is overwhelmingly beautiful.
The Naukluft Mountains, with their rugged rock massifs and deeply incised riverbeds rise up to 1000 m above the surrounding area. The highest peak reaches 1949 m.
The mountains are a hiker’s paradise.
The highlight of a visit to the Namib Naukluft Park is a trip to the Sossusvlei. It lies within the Central Dune Namib, which is, with an area of about 32 000 sqkms, the largest part of the park, with the highest sandy dunes found on Earth.