“The best of Zimbabwe’s destinations without the crowds.”

ITINERARY HIGHLIGHTS

  • Set in the heart of Hwange National Park known as the land of the giants for its big elephant herds.
  • Situated on the shores of Lake Kariba, with the Matusadona National Park, which is a place of romance and luxury.
  • Built around the Kanga Pan, the only permanent water source in the area available throughout the year, making it a hub for wildlife and a delight to explore on foot.
  • The Elephant camp is situated in a private concession within the Victoria Falls National Park with an emphasis on exclusivity.

Tour Details

 

Location: Zimbabwe

Duration: 9 days

Tour Type:  Private Safari

Departure Dates:  At your discretion!

International Airfare: Not included *contact for discounts

Max people: 12

Summary of Wildlife: Lion, Rhino, Elephant, Leopard, Cape Buffalo, Cheetah, Giraffe, Zebra, Wildebeest, Eland, Kudu, Thompsons Gazelle, Topi, Ostrich, 400+ species of birds

Seasonal Prices

1 November – 20 December 2017
Per person adult: $6,999
Single supplement: $200

April – 30 June 2018
Per person adult: $7,499
Single supplement: $200

1 July – 31 October 2018
Per person adult: $8,899
Single supplement: $200


What’s Included What’s not Included
All accommodation
Transport in a luxury 4×4 safari landcruiser
Unlimited game drives in parks and reserves
Meals as noted (3 meals daily on safari (B,L,D)
All national park and conservation fees
All transportation including airport transfers
Complimentary bottled water daily
Enrollment in AMREF emergency air evacuation
Visas
International flights
Driver/guide/cook/porter gratuities
Telephone bills, laundry, and any items of a personal nature
Cost associated with activities not listed on the itinerary
Travel insurance service

 

Day 1

Victoria Falls – Hwange

 L- D

On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, guest to be met and assisted onto their shared light aircraft flight to Hwange National Park. Flying time approximately 40 minutes.

Somalisa Camp is set in the heart of Hwange National Park, and is known as the land of the giants for its big elephant herds. Nestled in a stunning location tucked away on an acacia island along the edge of an ancient seasonal flood plain, Somalisa provides guests with breath-taking views of the savannah plains across the famous Kennedy Vlei line.

Consisting of only six elegantly furnished canvas tents with en suite bathrooms, flush toilet and romantic al fresco bush showers. The décor in the main lounge and dining area, echoes of an era extending from the colonial day and age to the ancient tribes of Africa and tells stories from all corners of this magnificent continent. The main decking area includes a small splash pool overlooking the natural pan where herds of game congregate to drink and where guests can relax whilst soaking in the African bush.

Activities include guided walks lead by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and night drives. Wildlife sightings include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, white rhino, lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species.

Somalisa Camp

Luxury Tent – Twin/Double

2 nights

 

 

 

 

 

 

Day 2

Hwange

B – L – D

Day at leisure to experience the activities on offer at Somalisa Camp.

Somalisa Camp

Luxury Tent – Twin/Double

Day 3

Hwange – Matusadona

B – L – D

Please meet your camp representative in the camp reception area for your shared transfer to the airstrip. Shared light aircraft flight from Hwange to Lake Kariba (Matusadona National Park). Flying time is approximately one hour and 30 minutes. Guests to be met at the airstrip by a camp representative and transfer to the camp by means of a game drive.

Situated on the shores of Lake Kariba, with the Matusadona mountains in view in the Matusadona National Park, Changa Safari Camp is a place of romance and luxury in the beautiful Zimbabwean landscape. The luxury tented suites display truly unique African influences, from rustic wood, leather and weavery, against crisp white linen and locally made furniture. Experience the true meaning of being ‘under the stars’ in your private ensuite outside shower and bath. Your proximity to nature and the wilderness is unparalled as you enjoy spectacular lake vistas from your own private veranda. Encounter spectacular wildlife on guided game drives and game walks, delight in catching your dinner as an experienced fisherman takes you fishing or enjoy boat rides where you are bound to see the abundance in hippo and crocodile, as well as viewing the prolific birdlife.

Changa Safari Camp

Deluxe Tent – Twin/Double

2 nights
Day 4

Matusadona

B – L – D

Day at leisure to experience the activities on offer at Changa Safari Camp.

Changa Safari Camp

Deluxe Tent – Twin/Double

 

 

 

 

Day 5

Matusadona – Mana Pools

B – L – D

Please meet your camp representative in the camp reception area for your shared transfer to the airstrip. Shared light aircraft flight from Lake Kariba (Matusadona National Park) to Mana Pools. Flying time is approximately 30 minutes. Guests to be met at the airstrip by a camp representative and transfer to the camp by means of a game drive.

Kanga Camp is set within the most remote part of Mana Pools a World Heritage Site.  The camp is built around the Kanga Pan, the only permanent water source in the area available throughout the year, making it a hub for wildlife and a delight to explore on foot. Pristine and undeveloped, this area gives you a pure, unspoilt, private African safari experience.  The diverse area has a multiple of open vlei lines, river systems of the Ruckomechi River, and mixed woodland types from Mopane woodland to Jesse bush and riverine forests. Pristine and undeveloped, this area gives you a pure, unspoilt, private African safari experience.

This 12 bedded luxury tented camp comprises of 6 luxury meru-style tents all furnished simply yet elegantly, with en-suite bathroom facilities which include flush toilets and running hot and cold water. One of the tents is a honeymoon unit with a private deck for dining and relaxing in the afternoons. The honeymoon unit can also be converted into a Family unit on special request. The main area has a comfortable lounge and dining area offering you uninterrupted views of a very active water hole. Relax in the upper deck lounge under the shade of a mahogany or sit on the deck below near the splash pool and enjoy Kanga Camp the old Africa in a new era.

Kanga Camp                                                                                                                    2 nights

Tented Room – Twin/Double

 

 

Day 6

Mana Pools

B – L – D

Day at leisure to experience the activities on offer at Kanga Camp.

Kanga Camp

Tented Room – Twin/Double

Day 7

Mana Pools – Victoria Falls

B – L – D

Please meet your camp representative in the camp reception area for your shared transfer to the airstrip. Shared light aircraft flight from Mana Pools to Victoria Falls Airport. Flying time is approximately two hours and 30 minutes. Guests to be met at Victoria Falls Airport and transfer by private vehicle to Elephant Camp. Transfer time approximately 10 minutes.

The panoramic views of the Falls are breathtaking from the central area and the west wing of camp whilst the Batoka gorge yawns before one from the rooms in the east wing. The Elephant camp is situated only 10 minutes from Victoria Falls in a private concession within the Victoria Falls National Park. With an emphasis on exclusivity, the luxury tented suites all have private decks and plunge pools.

The suites are all equipped with indoor and outdoor showers, huge baths, private lounges, mini bar and tea/coffee stations, overhead fans plus air conditioning and are all mosquito proofed.

The Elephant Camp overlooks a waterhole that is fed by natural streams in the rainy season that rush down to meet the Masuwe River, and the Zambezi gorges below the Falls. Walks and birding for guests supply boundless photographic opportunities in addition to the variety of activities that are available in Victoria falls.

Elephant Camp

Luxury Tented – Twin/Double

2 nights

 

Day 8

Victoria Falls

B – L – D

Day at leisure to experience the activities on offer at Elephant Camp.

Elephant Camp

Luxury Tented – Twin/Double

 

 

Day 9

Depart

B

Please meet your representative in the camp reception area for your private transfer to Victoria Falls Airport. Transfer time approximately 10 minutes.

Accommodation Summary:

  • Somalisa Camp – Luxury Tent, Twin/Double
  • Changa Safari Camp – Deluxe Tent, Twin/Double
  • Kanga Camp – Classic Tented Room, Twin/Double
  • Elephant Camp – Luxury Tented, Twin/Double