Namaqualand is an arid region of Namibia and South Africa, covering a total area of 440,000 km². Great Namaqualand is sparsely populated by the Namaqua, a Khoikhoi people who traditionally inhabited the Namaqualand region. During early August and September, seemingly overnight, the dusty valleys of Namaqualand are transformed into a wonderland, carpeted with wildflowers. With its winter rainfall, is home to the richest bulb flora of any arid region in the world.

Namaqualand is an arid region of Namibia and South Africa, covering a total area of 440,000 km². Great Namaqualand is sparsely populated by the Namaqua, a Khoikhoi people who traditionally inhabited the Namaqualand region. During early August and September, seemingly overnight, the dusty valleys of Namaqualand are transformed into a wonderland, carpeted with wildflowers. With its winter rainfall, is home to the richest bulb flora of any arid region in the world.

Flowers in the desert – Namaqualand, South Africa    Travel to Namaqualand between August and October and you can expect to see the    otherwise arid landscape transform into a bright carpet of blossoming spring    flowers. The spectacle does depend on weather conditions, but following the    winter rains, the dusty desert becomes a sea of colour and scent.    Explore the desert by 4x4, on the Namakwa route along Orange River to the    ocean. Kalahari Tours and Travel runs guided and…

Travels in wonderland: the world's strangest travel experiences

Flowers in the desert – Namaqualand, South Africa Travel to Namaqualand between August and October and you can expect to see the otherwise arid landscape transform into a bright carpet of blossoming spring flowers. The spectacle does depend on weather conditions, but following the winter rains, the dusty desert becomes a sea of colour and scent. Explore the desert by 4x4, on the Namakwa route along Orange River to the ocean. Kalahari Tours and Travel runs guided and…

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