Extraordinary Zimbabwe

Extraordinary Zimbabwe

Capture the very best of Zimbabwe's national parks and reserves

A nation of spectacular natural beauty, friendly people and rich culture, Zimbabwe is one of Africa’s leading safari destinations. This 12 night tailor-made itinerary has been carefully put together so that you get the absolute best out of your Zimbabwean game viewing experience. 

Each national parks and reserves offers something unique and different. Spot elephants and wild dog in Hwange in the west and admire Victoria Falls in the north before heading to Lake Kariba. Fishing for mighty Tiger fish is the ultimate way to tie up this incredible itinerary.

Tour highlights

    • See the bushman paintings in Motobo National Park
    • Spot African wild dog in Hwange National Park
    • Admire Victoria Falls and the wildlife along Lake Kariba
    • Enjoy scenic chartered internal flights
    • Spot rhino in Matobo National Park

Itinerary

Day 1 (Flying into Bulawayo via Johannesberg)

Flying into Bulawayo via Johannesberg

Upon landing in Johannesburg, transfer to your connecting flight into Bulawayo International airport. A driver will pick you up and transfer you to Motobo National Park where you will enjoy a 3 night stay at one of Motobo's most iconic lodges, Camp Amalinda.

Accommodation: Camp Amalinda

INCLUDES : All-Inclusive

Day 2 (Motobo National Park)

Motobo National Park

Stay at Camp Amalinda, an African inspired refuge with alluring and unique beauty. The granite domes and castle kopjes of the Matobo Hills are among the most majestic rock sceneries in the world.

This unspoiled natural wilderness features a range of massive red-tinged, granite boulders interspersed with gorgeous wooded valleys making it a dream destination for hikers, climbers and nature lovers alike. The reserve is compact, easily accessible and is home to an impressive range of African wildlife including the highly endangered black and white rhinoceros.

Accommodation: Camp Amalinda

INCLUDES : All-Inclusive

Day 3 (Matobo National Park)

Matobo National Park

Throughout the duration of the stay you will be treated to an array of activities such as game drives, guided walks, cultural visits and visits to see ancient bushman paintings that cover the granite walls of the Motobo boulders.

During your leisure time, take advantage of the natural rock pool that looks out to the wilderness.

Accommodation: Camp Amalinda

INCLUDES : All-Inclusive

Day 4 (Motobo National Park - Hwange National Park

Motobo National Park - Hwange National Park

This morning will see you depart for Hwange National Park for 3 nights at Ivory Safari Lodge.

Hwange National Park is Zimbabwe’s biggest reserve, home to an abundance of wildlife and approximately 40,000 elephants. It provides a sanctuary for all of the country’s endangered species, including a population of wild dogs thought to be among the largest surviving groups on the African continent.

  Accommodation: Ivory Safari Lodge

INCLUDES : All-Inclusive

Day 5 - Day 6 (Hwange National Park)

Hwange National Park

Explore Hwange National Park and enjoy a choice of game drives and guided walks. Take some time to sit at the lodges "hide" a dig out close to the waterhole that allows you to get up close to the wildlife when they head down for a drink. Its amazing how close the elephants come up to the hide as these magnificent animals are extremely inquisitive.

Accommodation: Ivory Safari Lodge

INCLUDES : All-Inclusive

Day 7 (Hwange National Park - Victoria Falls)

Hwange National Park - Victoria Falls

Today you embark on your journey north to Victoria Falls town, known worldwide for the mighty Victoria Falls.

You will have the opportunity to take part in as many activities as you wish during your 3 night stay at Ilala Lodge. As the lodge is ideally situated within walking distance to the Falls as well as all the activity headquarters, you're spoilt for choice.

Accommodation: Ilala Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 8 - Day 9 (Victoria Falls)

Victoria Falls

Resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi river, this popular tourist town is compact enough to walk around and makes an ideal base for travellers exploring the seventh wonder of the world.

About two thirds of the falls can be viewed from the Zimbabwean side and, while the falls are undoubtedly the star attraction, the area provides sightseers with plenty of opportunities to warrant a longer stay. Popular activities include scenic flights over the falls in helicopters or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting and day trips to Chobe National Park.

Accommodation: Ilala Lodge

INCLUDES : Breakfast

Day 10 (Victoria Falls - Lake Kariba)

Victoria Falls - Lake Kariba

Onto the last leg of your trip, your transfer will take you back to the airport to catch a chartered flight to Lake Kariba where you will spend 3 nights at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge.

The short flight from Victoria Falls Airport is only an hour and will take you straight to Bumi airstrip where you'll be picked up and driven to the lodge. Bumi sits on the edge of a cliff that has unspoilt panoramic views of the lake from all the public areas as well as the rooms.

Without doubt the perfect way to enjoy the sunset will be to sit in the infinity pool with a cocktail and admire the colours of the sun hitting the glassy waters of Kariba.

Accommodation: Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

INCLUDES : All-Inclusive

Day 11 - Day 12 (Lake Kariba)

Lake Kariba

The planet’s most voluminous man-made lake, Kariba is a popular tourist destination. It stretches for more than 200 kilometres along the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia, forming a natural boundary.

The lake’s waters are home to abundant 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.

Accommodation: Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

INCLUDES : All-Inclusive

Day 13 (Lake Kariba - Victoria Falls Airport - JNB

Lake Kariba - Victoria Falls Airport - Johannesberg - UK

With an early start to your day, you'll catch the short charter flight back to Victoria Falls where you will then catch your flight back to Johannesburg for your international flight back to the UK.

INCLUDES : Breakfast

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This fly drive itinerary runs all year round

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