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Zimbabwe Rediscovered

Zimbabwe Rediscovered

11 days & 10 nights, Private Journey

Mana Pools National Park, Zambezi River, Matusadona National Park, Hwange National Park & Victoria Falls

Travel to the heart of Africa on this adventurous journey. From the riverine environments of Mana Pools National Park and the Zambezi River - home to hippo, crocodile and a variety of birdlife - to the great herds in Hwange National Park, discover the wild areas of Zimbabwe. Along the way, view the semi-aquatic elephant on Lake Kariba's shores in the immense Matusadona National Park and stand at the edge of the cascades of Victoria Falls.

  • Day 1
    Arrive Harare - To Mana Pools NP

    Upon arrival in Harare, fly to Mana Pools National Park, which occupies a beautiful stretch of land along the Zambezi River. This remote area boasts spectacular natural beauty and a rich diversity of game.

    Ruckomechi Camp - 3 Nights (D)
  • Day 2 - 3
    Mana Pools National Park

    Mana Pools is renowned for its large numbers of elephant, buffalo, hippo and eland. In the driest months, elephant stand on their hind legs to feed from acacia trees that bear fruit. Predators such as lion, leopard and wild dog are all found in the area. Birdlife is superb, and in the dry months, the photogenic Carmine bee-eaters nest in colonies on the riverbanks. You have a choice of activities, including wildlife viewing in open 4x4 vehicles, on motorized pontoon boats, on foot, in hides and in canoes.

    Ruckomechi Camp (B, L, D)
  • Day 4
    To Matusadona National Park

    Following breakfast this morning, depart Mana Pools and take to the air on a scenic flight to the shores of Lake Kariba where you continue by boat to your tented camp with views across the lake to the Matusadona Mountains. After checking in, you have time at leisure before an afternoon game drive or lake excursion.

    Changa Camp - 2 Nights (B, L, D)
  • Day 5
    Matusadona National Park

    Enjoy a full day exploring this vast park, home to an important population of endangered black rhino. The elephant here are unique in that they have adapted to a semi-aquatic lifestyle along the lakeshore, which attracts many of the park's wildlife population. In addition to game drives, explore on foot and boat on Lake Kariba.

    Changa Camp (B, L, D)
  • Day 6
    To Hwange National Park

    Continue by light aircraft to Hwange today. Upon arrival, take a scenic drive through the park to your camp, which overlooks a pan attracting game year-round.

    Linkwasha Camp - 3 Nights (B, L, D)
  • Day 7 - 8
    Hwange National Park

    Hwange National Park is home to some of southern Africa's last great elephant, buffalo and sable herds.
    Along the Botswana border, the easternmost tongues of the Kalahari sands creep into the country and mix with the teak forests of the interior, so that desert-adapted animals share the same habitat with woodland species. Embark on twice-daily game drives and try out the log pile hide, where you can view elephant very closely as they come to quench their thirst
    at the waterhole.

    Linkwasha Camp (B, L, D)
  • Day 9
    To Victoria Falls

    After a last game drive, depart on a scenic flight to the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls. Upon arrival, continue to your camp in the nearby bush with views of Victoria Falls' spray and the gorges of the Zambezi River. Enjoy sundowners overlooking the gorge.

    The Elephant Camp - 2 Nights (B, L, D)
  • Day 10
    Victoria Falls

    Embark on a morning elephant-back safari. This afternoon, enjoy a guided walk of nearby Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Afterwards, celebrate your last evening in Zimbabwe during a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.

    The Elephant Camp (B, L, D)
  • Day 11
    Depart Victoria Falls

    Bid farewell to Africa after breakfast this morning as you are escorted to the Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight.

    (B)
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