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Pelgrim Tours - Moon Landscape & Welwitschia Mirabilis Tour

Pelgrim Tours - Moon Landscape & Welwitschia Mirabilis Tour
Pelgrim Tours - Moon Landscape & Welwitschia Mirabilis Tour

The Welwitschia plant, often reffered to as a "living fossil", is the only genus of the family Welwitschiaceae and order Welwitschiales, in the devision Gnetophyta. Welwitschia Marbilis is endemic to the Namid Desert.

This plant only has two leaves, these leaves never stop growing and are the only leaves that this plant will ever bear. They eventually become split, frayed and shredded into several well-seperated strap-shaped sections.

The largest specimens are no taller than 1.5meters, however the circumference of the leaves at contact with the sand may ecceed 8meters. Some individuals are as old as 2000 years!





THE TOUR:

Embark on this unique day tour from Walvis Bay or Swakopmund and see or LIVING FOSSIL! A 5 hour excursion into the Welwitschia plains that includesl lunch and transfers from your accomodation.



HIGHLIGHTS:
*Enjoy a day away from the hustle and bustle of the city
*Dune 7
*Moonlandscape
*Welwitschia Marabilis

Itinerary
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Stop At: Moon Landscape, c28 Namibia

Enjoy the spectacular and bizarre view points of the moon landscape.

Duration: 5 hours



Duration:5 hours
Commences in:Walvis Bay, Namibia
Country:Namibia
City:Walvis Bay

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