Introducing Desert Lion Conservation, a life-changing, ‘purposeful’ journey offered in conjunction with Wilderness Safaris and crafted to offer guests access to unique and privileged, behind-the-scenes conservation and community projects.
On this journey, we invite you to join us in Namibia’s vast, untamed Kaokoveld and participate in the important conservation initiatives, from tracking the unique desert-adapted lion to engaging with the communities that must live alongside these animals.
Having cleared immigration and customs on arrival into Windhoek, you will be met and assisted to your scheduled light aircraft transfer. Arrive Damaraland Camp. Meet the team; afternoon game drive looking for desert-adapted elephants; talk on Desert Lion Project (DLP)by Dr Phillip Stander. Overnight Damaraland Camp.
Depart early morning with Desert Lion Project team; full day tracking lions, meeting the lion rangers, and learning more about the project. Overnight Damaraland Camp.
Visit Driefontein Village, learn about human-wildlife conflict first-hand; afternoon searching for desert lions and other activities with DLP; evening talk on the New Rapid Response System for human-wildlife conflict. Overnight Damaraland Camp
Visit De Riet village to learn about how they deal with human-conflict; afternoon with DLP rangers, tracking lions and engaging in their work; evening talk on the Brown Hyena Project. Overnight Damaraland Camp.
Spend the day learning more about the area’ brown hyaena as well as other denizens of the desert. Overnight Damaraland Camp.
Price per person based on two guests sharing double/twin accommodation throughout.
Single supplement, child policy and child rates for this itinerary are available on request. Please ask about having your own private specialist guide throughout your time on safari and about exclusive use of a private safari vehicle (for a maximum of six guests). Flights for both the long-haul and short-haul international sectors can be arranged on your behalf. Please call us with your preferred airline and choice of cabin and we’ll provide you with our best price.