- Departure; Scheduled and tailor-made departure dates
- Duration; 4 Days / 3 Nights
- Lodging; Camping
- Group Size; Minimum 2
- Note: Travel insurance is compulsory for all safaris
Day 1: Damaraland
- This safari starts from Palmwag Lodge, and the trail leads into the 5000 square kilometers private Concession Area of Palmwag Lodge.
- Breathtaking landscapes in a mountainous area teeming with game welcome the guest - springbok, Oryx, kudu, ostrich, jackal, zebra, giraffe, hyena, occasionally lion, leopard, and cheetah provides an excellent photographic opportunity for wildlife photography in this vast open infrastructure less wilderness area.
- With a bit of luck encounter the endangered Black Rhino (Bicornis Bicornis) and the famous Desert Elephant, which roam the area in absolute freedom.
- The trail continues through game rich valleys and river beds, through gorges and past springs in search of a fresh track of black rhino or desert elephant.
- If lucky, we follow the guide for a few kilometers on foot and hopefully have the opportunity to enjoy the spellbinding experience of finding the rhino or the elephant in its natural habitat.
- Sip a refreshing drink while the guide prepares the meal on an open fire and absorb the day's experiences.
- Depending on game activities, the camp will be erected in the wild in the Hunkab spring area.
Day 2: Damaraland
- After breakfast, enjoy a short hike for a brief inspection of the night's game activities around camp.
- The journey continues into the upper Mudorib River with a good chance of encountering black rhino or desert elephant in this dry and harsh desert environment.
- Arrive in the Hoanib River, a dry river bed densely overgrown with nutritious acacia trees providing the necessary fodder for the desert adapted elephant.
- Optimal chances to encounter one of the breeding herds of these giant creatures during the following game viewing drives through the valleys and side arms of this unique natural paradise.
Day 3: Damaraland
- Early departure into a northerly direction following the course of the Tsuxub river all along the eastern skeleton coast boundary into the Hoarusib river.
- Good opportunity to encounter plains game and desert elephant.
- Afternoon visit to a Himba village in the area with sundowner excursion in the scenic and beautiful Hoarusib river.
- Set up camp in the Purros community camp site with sharing ablutions.
Day 4: Damaraland, Safari Ends
- Start of the return journey in an easterly direction towards Palmwag Lodge following the game filled valley of the Gomatum river.
- Again the experience of finding a breeding herd of desert elephant will be the highlight of today's journey.
- A brief visit to the village of Sesfontein and its fort, a former Schutztruppe outpost of the former German colonial time and its six natural springs providing the village with fresh water.
- Picnic lunch with a refreshing swim in the pool of the warm water spring at Ongongo.
- Arrive back at Palmwag Lodge later afternoon.
From NAD$ 11 600.00 per person sharing
The Above Rates should be used as a guideline only.
- Rates are in Namibian Dollars (NAD)
- All rates are subject to availability
- Rates may vary according to season
- Lodging may change depending on your budget
- All rates may change without notice
- Single supplement may apply
- Travelling costs as per itinerary; game drives, activities, entrance- and park fees
- Accommodation in two-man tents / double rooms
- Full board, refreshment drinks en route, house wine and beer at dinner whilst camping
- Experienced guiding in English or German
- VAT and Bed levy
- Expenses of a personal nature, i.e. laundry, telephone, gratuities, souvenirs, etc
- Personal, medical and evacuation insurances
- Additional activities
- Alcoholic beverages and drinks