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The Highlights of Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, Zambezi River cruise, Guided tour of Victoria Falls, Lake Kariba and Hwange National Park.

Day 1: Arrival

Enjoy your last breakfast at the lodge before your 2½ hour drive back to Victoria Falls Airport, where you embark on your onward journey.

On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport you will be met and transferred to your accommodation, where you will spend the next two nights. The rest of the day will be at your leisure, to relax beside the pool or participate in in some of the optional activities available.

Overnight:          Ilala Lodge (Room with private bathroom, pool, restaurant and bar area)

Optional activities in Victoria Falls.

Day 2:  Victoria Falls                                                                                             

Today you will take a guided tour of the mighty Victoria Falls and have the rest of the afternoon at your leisure to explore the town or participate in the various optional activities available. In the late afternoon you will enjoy a spectacular sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.

Accommodation:             Ilala Lodge

Day 3 & 4:  Victoria Falls to Lake Kariba                                                                 

After breakfast you will depart to Victoria Falls Airport, where you will embark on your flight to the Bumi Hills Airstrip. The next two nights will be spent at Bumi Hills where you may enjoy scheduled activities at your leisure. 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 (Room with private bathroom, pool, restaurant, bar area and spa)

Day 5:  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)

Day 6:  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                                                                                                  

Enjoy your last breakfast at the lodge before your 2½ hour drive back to Victoria Falls Airport, where you embark on your onward journey.

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Victoria Falls

Victoria FallsThe Victoria Falls are the most significant feature of the Victoria Falls National Park, and when the Zambezi is in full flood (usually February or March) they form the largest curtain of falling water in the world. During these months, over 500 million litres of water per minute go over the falls, which are 1708m Read more

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