Best of Hwange National Park Itinerary
This Zimbabwe safari begins and ends in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe.
Hwange National Park
Hwange National Park is one of Southern Africa’s best-kept secrets. This 7-day Best of Hwange safari whisks guests into the heart of Zimbabwe’s best-known National Park to experience the untamed wilds of Zimbabwe and the remote wilderness and grassy plains of the wildlife-rich area of northern Hwange National Park. Travel by road (Ndlovu Drive) through Hwange National Park on a full day game viewing experience to your second lodge in Hwange through the varied scrublands and diverse wildlife of the eastern region of the park. Your fully inclusive Hwange safari package will be spent traversing this largely untouched area with game walks and safari drives tracking wildlife in Hwange.
The best views in Hwange is from the infinity pool at Nantwich, overlooking a plains where it is known to see 1000+ head of buffalo. Enjoy armchair safari watching a variety of animals come drink throughout the day at Nantwich Dam. Your well-qualified local and passionate guides will teach you about the surrounding Hwange ecosystems and the wild animals and birds that find sanctuary here.
Welcome to The Hide, your base for the final two nights of an enchanting safari in Hwange. The spacious deluxe tents, accommodating up to 20 guests, provide comfort year-round with fan cooling for summer and cozy blankets with hot water bottles for winter. Wake up to the sight of elephants grazing near your tent and enjoy the private veranda’s view of diverse wildlife at the waterhole. Experience nature’s beauty and wildlife drama in utmost luxury at The Hide.
Your next 3 nights in Hwange National Park will be spent at Nantwich Lodge. This boutique Hwange safari lodge has been reclaimed from a bygone era and an old National parks camp. Great care was taken in the renovation to honour its past but still provide guests with a comfortable and elegant Hwange retreat for your Zimbabwe holiday package. Its position, perched on a hill overlooking a large dam, give guests some of the best game viewing in Hwange.
Your days here will be spent exploring the concession on foot with your guide on a Hwange walking safari or enjoying the early morning and evening game drives. Savour the quiet contentment that comes with sitting next to the roaring bonfire with a cocktail in hand watching the changing colours of the sunset before heading off to a delicious boma dinner.
In Victoria Falls visitors will discover the true origins of its local name “The Smoke That Thunders”. The town is small and offers an eclectic collection of excellent restaurants as well as authentic curio markets. If you love to collect curio you’ll love the Victoria Falls curio markets. The town of Victoria Falls provides adventure seekers with a plethora of adrenaline-pumping activities. Popular activities include a scenic Helicopter Flight, Flying Fox (Cable Slide), Gorge Swing, Bungee Jumping, Zip Lining, Bridge Slide as well as the Canopy Tour.