Petrified forests are a hallmark of any great American road trip. But in the desolate landscapes of sparsely populated Namibia, it’s the picturesque backdrop of Deadvlei that marks the overland journey of any intrepid traveler.
Located in an orange-tinted valley inside the Namib-Naukluft Park, the vast planes of Deadvlei are scattered with skeleton trees where a rushing river once flowed. This natural wonder ranks high on the country’s list of breathtakingly beautiful sights—which is no small feat in a nation known for its incredibly landscapes. Travelers say the gray clay riverbed, golden dunes and brilliant blue skies make Deadvlei like no place else on earth.
Ways to experience Deadvlei
What's the best way to experience Deadvlei?
- 6-Day Dunes and Wildlife Accommodated Safari from Windhoek
- 4-Day Swakopmund And Sossusvlei Accommodated Adventure from Windhoek
- Windhoek - Sossusvlei - Swakopmund/Walvis Bay
- 3 Day Guided Sossusvlei tour