Highlights of Zimbabwe

9 Nights

1 Night Ilala Lodge Hotel, Victoria Falls | 3 Nights Camp Mana, Mana Pools National Park | 2 Nights Crowned Eagle Boutique Hotel, Lake Kariba | 3 Nights Hideaways Nantwich Lodge, Northern Hwange National Park

This Zimbabwe safari starts and ends in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Our highlights of Zimbabwe Safari Package invites you to explore the country’s endless landscapes, iconic wildlife and natural wonders. You will have the opportunity to experience the best of Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba, Mana Pools National Park and Northern Hwange National Park on this 10-day, 9-night adventure.

Victoria Falls

The spectacular Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World and the greatest curtain of falling water in the world, is undoubtedly the star attraction of the popular tourist town with the same name. Adventure seekers and sightseers can also participate in popular activities like scenic flights over Vic Falls, seasonal white-water rafting (seasonal), and day trips to Chobe National Park.

Mana Pools National Park

As one of Africa’s most iconic game-viewing regions, Mana Pools National Park offers exceptional wildlife encounters with the life-giving power of the Zambezi River responsible for the area’s striking scenic beauty. Game drives and guided walks offer countless opportunities to get up close and personal with numerous species, including members of the Big 5 and various plains game.

Lake Kariba

Stretching more than 200 kilometres along the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, the impressive Lake Kariba is the perfect safari destination for game-viewing excursions, fishing safaris and houseboat holidays. An abundance of crocodiles, hippos, fish and aquatic birds have found a haven in its inviting waters while the shoreline and islands are rich with terrestrial game such as elephant and buffalo.

Northern Hwange National Park

The famed Hwange National Park can lay claim to being one of Zimbabwe’s most iconic wilderness areas with a rich diversity of wildlife. Home to one of the biggest elephant populations in the world, as well as unique species like wild dogs, black rhinos and roan antelope, it is a wonderland for animal lovers.

Prices

From USD 6369 per person sharing

Safari Itinerary

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Day 1

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

OVERNIGHT: ILALA LODGE HOTEL, VICTORIA FALLS

Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you will be transferred to your overnight accommodation. The choices of what to do for the rest of the day, are endless with various optional activities. From a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River, a scenic helicopter flight over Vic Falls, bungee jumping, to gorge swinging, zip lining and canopy tours. A friendly reminder that pre-booking is recommended as activities are subject to availability. Get in touch with our reservation office for more information.

Day 2

Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

OVERNIGHT: CAMP MANA, MANA POOLS

You will have time for breakfast this morning and will then be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport for your charter flight to the Mana West Airstrip. Camp Mana, situated on the banks of the Zambezi River in the magnificent Mana Pools National Park, is your accommodation for the next three nights. During your stay, you have the option to participate in a variety of safari experiences. Should you choose to stay in camp, you will be enthralled by the constant stream of animals and birds that pass through.

Camp Mana
sunset by the water Mana Pools National Park
Day 3 & 4

Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

OVERNIGHT: CAMP MANA, MANA POOLS

Camp Mana provides all the creature comforts in the wilderness without removing the wild from the experience. And the choices are endless when it comes to activities. A game drive in Mana Pools National Park is the ideal opportunity for close encounters with the inhabitants of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Experiencing Mana on foot during a walking safari, led by an experienced guide, is not to be missed. For a different vantage point, taking to the Zambezi River in a canoe must be one of the most beautiful wilderness experiences on offer.

Day 5 & 6

Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe

OVERNIGHT: CROWNED EAGLE BOUTIQUE HOTEL, LAKE KARIBA

Take to the skies this morning for an air transfer to Kariba Airport where you will be met and transferred to Crowned Eagle Boutique Hotel, set on a mountainside with sweeping views of the expansive Lake Kariba and the surrounding islands. Here the next two days will be spent resting and relaxing at the pool. Need to venture out? Then opt for a catamaran experience and take a dip in the safety net attached to the vessel. For a cultural fix, embark on a halfday town tour of Kariba town, a bustling hub of Zimbabwean arts, culture and history.

Crowned Eagle Botique Hotel
Nantwich Lodge, Zimbabwe
Day 7

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

OVERNIGHT: HIDEAWAYS NANTWICH LODGE, HWANGE

An air transfer to Robins Airstrip awaits this morning. Upon arrival you will be met by a guide and transferred to Nantwich Lodge, situated on a private concession in Hwange National Park. After lunch and a siesta, you can go on an afternoon game drive in this breathtaking natural wonderland. You can also visit our safari hide where you can game view from a whole new perspective.

Day 8 & 9

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

OVERNIGHT: HIDEAWAYS NANTWICH LODGE, HWANGE

The next two days are spent on game drives in the astonishing wilderness of Hwange. As the largest national park in Zimbabwe, it occupies approximately 14 650 square kilometres in the country’s northwest corner and is just one hour south of Victoria Falls. The park is home to one of the world's largest elephant populations; seeing these big grey beasts is undoubtedly high on the bucket list of many travellers. Twitchers will delight in the nearly 400 bird species roaming the skies.

Nantwich
Nantwich, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Day 10

DEPARTURE

Your magnificent Highlights of Zimbabwe safari ends after breakfast. Our friendly team will make sure your transfer to Victoria Falls Airport is on time for your departure flight. We look forward to welcoming you on one of our other exceptional African adventures in the future!

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Highlights of Zimbabwe

Includes

  • 9 x Breakfast
  • 8 x Lunch
  • 8 x Dinner
  • Selected drinks at Camp Mana, Crowned Eagle Boutique Hotel and Elephant’s Eye, Hwange
  • Return airport transfers as specified
  • 3 Charter flights (Victoria Falls to Mana Pools; Mana Pools to Kariba; Kariba to Hwange Airstrip)
  • Activities, transfers and excursions as specified
  • River usage fee as specified in the itinerary
  • Park fees as specified in the itinerary

 

Excludes

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