Zimbabwe Birding Expedition

5 Nights

Zimbabwe Birding Expedition – 5 Nights

2 Nights Ilala Lodge, Victoria Falls | 3 Nights Hideaways Nantwich Lodge, Hwange

Scan the skies above Hwange National Park on this extraordinary 6-day Zimbabwe Birding Expedition and delight in abundant sightings of local and migratory species calling this wilderness home. Twitchers will delight in the multitude of sights and sounds from the feathered kind as you traverse one of Zimbabwe’s best-known national parks. This wildlife wonderland is also home to the Big 5 and various other interesting creatures. 

Specialist and passionate birding guides will teach you all there is to know about the different birds that have found sanctuary in Hwange. After a day exploring Hwange on your once-in-a-lifetime African safari, savor the quiet contentment that comes with sitting next to a roaring bonfire and watching the horizon as the day turns into night.

Your Birding Guides

Clint K Robertson believes the quality of the guide will enhance your safari experience. His willingness to share his knowledge of the African bush makes him an ideal companion for your Zimbabwe Birding Experience.

Charles Brightman is a professional guide and safari operator, who specializes in bird-watching safaris, game drives and walking trails into the Zambezi National Park, Victoria Falls.

Birds to Spot on Your Safari

Resident birds: Pennant-winged nightjar, red-billed francolin, secretary bird, kori bustard, bronze-winged courser. 

Migratory birds: Lesser spotted eagle, Amur falcon, red-backed shrike, European roller, broad-billed roller, Jacobin cuckoo, Levaillant’s cuckoo, yellow-billed kite.

Map - birding package


From USD 3157 per person sharing

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Days 1 & 2

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe


Your Zimbabwe Birding Expedition starts in the best way possible - right at the site of the mighty Victoria Falls! After touching down at Victoria Falls Airport, you will be greeted by true African hospitality and transferred to your accommodation at Ilala Lodge where you will spend the first 2 nights of the trip of a lifetime. Explore the local town on your first afternoon or ask us about other exciting activities on offer. Get the binoculars, bird books and cameras ready as day 2 brings the first full day of your birding safari in Zimbabwe.

Days 3 - 5

Hwange National Park


After a scrumptious breakfast on day 3, you leave the Falls and are transferred to your accommodation within the vast expanse of Hwange National Park. For the next three nights, you will wake up and fall asleep to the songs of the countless different birds of this natural paradise as well as spend time in different hides, the perfect place for bird spotting. You will also get up close and personal with a myriad of other animals, big and small, on game drives in this iconic Zimbabwe park. Your Zimbabwe Birding Expeditions comes to an end after breakfast on day 6. We will make sure you are back at Victoria Falls Airport in time for your departure flight. 

What are you waiting for? Spread your wings and fly!

Birding, Bee Eater Bird, Zimbabwe
Elephants Moremi Game Reserve safari
Day 6


Our safari ends after breakfast. You will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport in time for your departure flight.

Zimbabwe Birding Expedition


  • 4 x Breakfast
  • 2 x Lunch
  • 3 x Dinner
  • Selected drinks at Nantwich, 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 and 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 etc.