Sesriem Canyon, Sossusvlei

#4 of 6 in Nature in Khomas Region
Sesriem Canyon represents a natural gorge carved millions of years ago by water erosion. With the depth of 30 m (100 ft) and length of roughly 1 km (0.6 mi), the canyon attracts many explorers interested in observing a geological work of art. Take the canyon routes to discover narrow, sheltered pools of clear water and take photographs of the remarkable arid scenery. Before you head to Namib-Naukluft Park, plan trip itinerary details with our user-friendly Namib-Naukluft Park itinerary maker tool , to make sure you see all that Namib-Naukluft Park has to offer, including Sesriem Canyon.
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  • We stopped here after visiting the dunes and it couldn't be more different. It is a narrow fissure in the sandstone originally carved by the Tsauchab River. I t is 30m deep in some places and was...  more »
  • This is a really lovely desert canyon, and many people missed out on its full potential. Rather than just popping down and doing a quick glance, as most people did, we took a long walk down the...  more »
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