Explore the desolate desert of RichtersveldDiscover this route
Gear up for an adventurous road trip in a desolate and rugged National Park in South-Africa. Tucked in the northeast corner, bordering Namibia, the Ai-Ai/ Richtersveld Transfrontier Park is a region that can only be explored by 4WD.
Situated in the bend of the Orange River, the largest river of South-Africa, the National Park is known for its indigenous people, barren moonscape, dramatic mountain ranges and eerie coastal mist. Apart from the presence of reptiles, birds and other wildlife, with its 4849 different succulent plants Richtersveld is home to the highest diversity in these species in the world. This route will help you navigate you through this strikingly beautiful desert.
Please note: Since this route traverses a largely uninhabited region, this route is only accessible for a self-sufficient 4WD. For the same reason it is advised to take this trip in a convoy.
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