Best of Hwange National Park

6 Nights

Best of Hwange National Park Itinerary

3 nights Hideaways Nantwich Lodge, Hwange | 2 nights The Hide, Hwange | 1 night Ilala Lodge, Victoria Falls

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.

Victoria Falls

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.


From USD 3 326 per person sharing

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Safari Itinerary

Hwange safari package guided walk
Day 1 & 3

Hwange National Park


On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you will be met and transferred to Nantwich Lodge, our game lodge in the north of Hwange National Park. The lodge overlooks a large dam boasting one of the best views in the park. Daily game drives and game walks in Hwange are included in your experience.

Day 4 & 5

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe


After breakfast, a road transfer through the heart of Hwange National Park will take you to The Hide. The landscape and corresponding bush and wildlife is very different to the north of Hwange and Nantwich Lodge. Travel by road (Ndlovu Drive) through Hwange National Park on a full day game viewing experience to your next destination in Hwange through the varied scrublands and diverse wildlife of the eastern region of the park. There will be plenty of opportunities to stop at waterholes and secluded Hwange hides. On arrival at The Hide, enjoy the warm welcome and get ready for two days of African adventure. 

Zimbabwe - Hwange - Wild Dog
Victoria Falls Sunset Cruise
Day 6

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


Your Hwange wildlife safari comes to an end after breakfast when you will be transferred by road to Victoria Falls. Upon arrival, there is a guided tour of the mighty Victoria Falls followed by a relaxing afternoon on the Zambezi River with a sunset cruise on the Ra-Ikane.

Day 7


Our exciting Zimbabwe wildlife safari ends after breakfast at your lodge in Vic Falls. You will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport in time for your departure flight.

The Victoria Falls With Dramatic Sky

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Best of Hwange National Park


  • 6 x Breakfast
  • 4 x Lunch
  • 5 x Dinner
  • Selected drinks at Nantwich Lodge, Hwange
  • Transfers as specified in the itinerary
  • Services of an English-speaking driver guide on the excursions specified
  • Activities and excursions as mentioned
  • Park entrance an river usage fees unless otherwise stipulated 



  • Pre and post-tour accommodation
  • Optional activities
  • Imported and premium brand drinks
  • Personal expenses such as gratuities, telephone calls, curios, travel insurance etc.