Imagine embarking on a tour that includes the very best of Zimbabwe while including the must-see highlight of Victoria Falls – sounds like a safari of a lifetime? Our Highlights of Zimbabwe Package is exactly that – stay in world renowned Zimbabwean accommodation while you explore all the highlights that this country offers. Enjoy the magnificent Victoria Falls, astounding game viewing along Lake Kariba, amazing experiences in the Hwange National Park & much more.
Our Highlights of Zimbabwe Safari is a 4 to 5-star luxury lodge tour including the highlights of Victoria Falls, a cruise along the beautiful Zambezi River, a guided tour of Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and many exciting game drives in the Hwange National Park! This 7-day safari is a must! Explore the best of Zimbabwe on this exclusively set out package with Victoria Falls Safaris.
Day 1 Arrival Day
Upon arrival at the Victoria Falls Airport, you will be welcomed and taken to your accommodation which will be your exploring base for the next 2 nights. The rest of the day is up to you – partake in some optional activities, relax, explore or unwind…
Day 2 Victoria Falls
Today we will take you on an exciting tour of the mighty Victoria Falls! Here you will experience why it’s named the ‘smoke that thunders’….The rest of the afternoon is open to you to enjoy an optional activity like a helicopter flight, an elephant back safari or simply explore the town of Victoria Falls. In the late afternoon we will treat you to a spectacular sunset cruise along the Zambezi River.
Accommodation: Ilala Lodge or similar
Day 3 & 4 Victoria Falls to Lake Kariba
After a delightful breakfast we will embark on a flight from Victoria Falls Airport to the Bumi Hills Airstrip. You will spend your next 2 nights at Bumi Hills! At Bumi Hills you can enjoy scheduled activities at your own pace… Immerse yourself in this unspoilt part of Africa and experience a unique, natural spectacle on Lake Kariba which will remain long in memory.
Accommodation: Bumi Hills Safari Lodge and Spa (Room with private bathroom, pool, restaurant, bar area and spa)
Day5 Lake Kariba to Hwange
This morning you will have an air transfer to Hwange Airstrip, where you will be met by a guide and transferred to Elephant’s Eye, Hwange Eco-Lodge, which is situated on a private concession in close proximity to Hwange National Park. After lunch and a siesta you will have the option of going on an afternoon game drive or visit a traditional homestead where the locals will welcome you into their home, and you may experience their lifestyle.
Accommodation: Elephant’s Eye, Hwange (Chalets with open-plan bathroom, double basins and outdoor shower, private veranda, fireplace, pool, restaurant and bar area, viewing deck)
Day6 Hwange National Park
Today is spent on a game drive in the Hwange National Park, the largest national park in Zimbabwe, covering an area of approx. 14 650 km2. Named after a local chief, Hwange is situated in the northwest corner of the country about one hour south of the Victoria Falls. Due to its close proximity to the Falls, Hwange boasts an incredible biodiversity of flora and fauna, and a plethora of African wildlife. There are over 100 species of mammals and nearly 400 bird species recorded here. Specifically, the elephant population in Hwange is considered world-famous as it is one of the largest in the world.
Accommodation: Elephant’s Eye, Hwange
Day 7 Departure day
After your last breakfast on safari we will embark on a 2½ hour drive back to Victoria Falls Airport where you will drop off and for catch your flight home.
Price US 2100 per person.
Included in the price:
Return airport transfers
2 Nights’ accommodation at Ilala Lodge, including breakfast daily; Ra-Ikane sunset cruise on the Zambezi River (includes drinks, high tea & snacks, transfers & river usage fees)
Guided tour of Victoria Falls (excl. park fees);
2 Nights’ accommodation at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge and Spa, including all meals, teas, coffees and 2 scheduled game activities per night of stay
2 Nights’ accommodation at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange, including all meals, drinks, laundry and game drives
Road transfer from Hwange to Victoria Falls.
Not Included in the price:
Items of personal nature such as souvenirs, tips etc.,
Park fees unless stipulated
Meals & drinks not stipulatedf
Flights to and from Bumi Hills Airstrip
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