Adapted to living in the desert, tracking Black Rhino in the arid and remote Damaraland region of Namibia is an unforgettable experience for those with stamina and patience. These are believed to be the largest free ranging black rhino population in the world whilst the desert elephants also roam the area in absolute freedom.
Track Black rhino and the famous desert elephant in a 5000 square kilometre private concession area. With breathtaking landscapes in a mountainous area this concession teems with game, including springbok,oryx, hyena and occasionally lion, leopard and cheetah all of which may be seen on this camping safari
Depart from the Palmwag area into the private concession, travelling through game rich valleys and river beds in search of rhino and elephant. Depending on game sightings, the overnight camp will be set up in the wild in the Hunkab spring area.
Continue the search through this harsh desert environment to the dry Hoanib River, densely overgrown with nutritious acacia trees providing an optimal chance of encountering a breeding elephant herd.
After setting up camp in the Purros community campsite an afternoon visit to a local Himba village will be a highlight of the trip.
Return to the Palmwag area with visits en route to the village of Sesfontein and its fort, a previous Schutztruppe outpost of the former German colonial times.