Where to stay
There are only a few possibilities if you want to stay near to Sesriem. Either camp there, or stay at one of the nearby lodges. None of these are cheap, but if you're prepared to travel 35km, then the new Desert Homestead is probably the least expensive. However, anywhere in the Naukluft, Solitaire or even northern NamibRand also makes a practical base for visits here, provided that you don't insist on being at Sesriem for sunrise. As tourism to this corner of the desert increases, brighter visitors are starting to move away from the busy Sesriem and Sossusvlei area, to find superb desert experiences in the private areas of desert that lie to the north and south – like Wolwedans and Die Duine. For the present, however, this remains an area where you must book well in advance to have any hope of finding good accommodation when you arrive.