An 11-day luxury tour around Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Mana Pools National Park & Lake Kariba, provides the ultimate safari experience in Zimbabwe. You will visit one of the Natural Wonders of the World with the roar of the Zambezi over the Victoria Falls ending on the peaceful Lake Kariba. Known as the heartlands of Africa, see the best Zimbabwe safari on offer.
You will be met at Victoria Falls Airport by the transfer company who will have your name on a sign and be waiting in arrivals. You will be transferred to Victoria Falls River Lodge. Set on the Zambezi River just a few KMs above the falls. Here you will be able to go on game drives, walks, boat cruises including the sunset cruise which you will do today. Also included is a guided tour of the falls and there is a spa at the lodge for any pampering (additional cost).
We also recommend a helicopter flight over the falls, a morning spent with the anti-poaching unit or a canopy tour. We are happy to provide details and book these for you.
Victoria Falls is one of the world’s most impressive waterfalls. It is set on the magnificent Zambezi River which creates the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. These spectacular falls can be easily visited and viewed from the Zimbabwean side. Considered to be the world’s widest waterfall, Victoria Falls measures 1708 metres in width. The small town of Victoria Falls, which lies adjacent to the waterfalls, serves as a great base from which to explore the attractions this area of Zimbabwe has to offer. The surrounding area provides a wide range of adrenalin-filled activities for adventure lovers. Visitors can look forward to an array of wonderful activities including: scenic flights, micro lighting, white water rafting, bungee jumping, kayaking and trips to the Chobe National Park.
Today you will have a transfer to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight to Hwange where you will be met and transferred on a short game drive to camp. Hwange is a unique national park offering diverse environments which in turn bring a variety of wildlife and bird life. You are able to explore this park by game vehicle or on foot with expert guides.
Situated in western Zimbabwe, the Hwange National Park is the country’s biggest reserve, home to a profusion of wildlife, including giraffe, lion, zebra and approximately 40 000 elephants. It provides a sanctuary for all the country’s endangered species, including a population of wild dogs thought to be among the most sizeable surviving groups on the continent. The park’s magnificent terrain ranges from desert dunes, savannah lands and mopane woodlands to rocky outcrops and sparse forests. Visitors can look forward to game drives, guided walks or horse riding safaris. Other highlights include: the Bumbusi National Monument and the Nyamandhlovu Pan.
Today you will have a transfer to the airstrip and a flight to Mana Pools, there you will be met by your guide and transferred to the camp. You can enjoy game drives as well as walks, Mana Pools is known for excellent walking. The camp is located on the Zambezi river so you can also enjoy relaxing in the shade and watching the wildlife and bird life drawn in by this incredible water source.
Located in northern Zimbabwe, the life-giving power of the Zambezi River makes Mana Pools National Park one of Zimbabwe’s most lush and flourishing regions. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is known for its natural beauty and as one of the continent’s premier game-viewing areas. Visitors can look forward to an array of activities such as canoe trips which are offered year-round and provide a unique and memorable way for visitors to experience the area’s striking scenic beauty and diverse fauna, while guided walks are a great way to take its pristine riverside forests. Other popular activities include: game drives, river cruises, nature walks, bird watching, catch-and-release fishing, and searching for dinosaur tracks.
Today you will have a short flight to Lake Kariba where you will be met and transferred to the camp. Here you are able to go on game drives, walks, boat cruises, fishing and just sit back and enjoy the view or have a cooling dip in the pool.
The planet’s most voluminous man-made lake, Kariba is a popular tourist destination that was created in the 1950s when the mighty Zambezi was dammed. It stretches for more than 200 kilometres along the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, forming a natural boundary between the two countries. The lake’s waters are home to abundant wildlife including: crocodiles, hippos, fish and aquatic birds, while its shoreline and islands are rich with terrestrial game such as elephant and buffalo. It has become one of Zimbabwe’s main tourist attractions offering houseboat holidays, fishing safaris and wonderful game viewing experiences.
Sadly, your final day has arrived and you will fly to Victoria Falls to connect with your international flight.