Highlights of Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe, Africa
Overview

Visit Zimbabwe two of the country’s most famous attractions – the Victoria Falls and the Hwange National Park. Get close to the Big 5. Relax and enjoy the African Sun with sundowners on a Zambezi cruise.

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10 DAYS
HIGHLIGHTS OF ZIMBABWE
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Pit Stops
  • UK – Victoria Falls (4N )
  • Hwange National Park (3N)
  • Victoria Falls – UK
Tour Includes
  • International flights (and domestic flights if applicable)
  • UK departure and overseas airport taxes
  • 7 nights in hotel and 2 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • 12 meals: 7 breakfasts, 5 dinners
  • Local Transfers in an air-conditioned vehicle
  • Guided Excursions & Safaris as described
  • Entrance fees unless otherwise stated
Tour Highlights
  • Explore the mighty Victoria Falls – One of the natural wonders of the world.
  • Game viewing Hwange National Park – One of Zimbabwe’s premier national parks.
  • Zambezi Sunset Boat Cruise – A game viewing boat cruise on Zambezi River.
  • Take a canoe trip on the Zambezi River.
Day By Day Itinerary

DAY 1 UK – VICTORIA FALLS

Fly to Victoria Falls via Johannesburg

DAY 2 VICTORIA FALLS

On arrival Victoria Falls you will be welcomed and transferred to Ilala Lodge. Rest of the day is free for your own leisure to explore Victoria Falls on your own.

DAY 3 VICTORIA FALLS (B/L)

After early breakfast, we set off on our full-day canoe trip on the Upper Zambezi River, above the spectacular Victoria Falls. The day starts with a game drive en route to our starting point at Chundu, in the Zambezi National Park. We canoe along the channels of the island-dotted Zambezi River for a 15km stretch, passing through the wild Zambezi National Park. We paddle down the Upper Zambezi at an easy pace, looking out for hippos, buffalos, crocodiles, elephants, kudus, impalas and other untamed creatures along the banks. Canoeing along the river is also a great way to spot birds, including the powerful Martial Eagle,among the over 50 bird species commonly sighted. Along the way we stop for a fresh lunch picnic on the banks of the Zambezi River. This gentle paddle is all about soaking up the beautiful scenery and enjoying the local fauna and flora up close. Then in the afternoon return to hotel. Rest of the day is free for your own leisure and other activities.

DAY 4 VICTORIA FALLS (B)

After breakfast, we lift off on our thrilling helicopter flight (at about 10h30). This Flight of Angels takes us on a scenic chopper ride over the thundering Victoria Falls waterfall, providing fantastic views and a whole new perspective of this natural wonder. The 13 minute helicopter flight provides an uninterrupted bird’s eye view of the magnificent Victoria Falls, the Zambezi River and surrounding bush. We fly upstream over Mosi Oa Tunya National Park, looking out for game below, and downstream over the impressive Batoka Gorge. This afternoon the adventure continues with a guided tour of Vic Falls. Our guide first leads us to an ancient Baobab tree in the forest to admire the 16 meter thick giant, simply known as the “Big Tree”, before taking us to the Falls. This guided walking tour passes through the rainforests at Vic Falls, where you may be lucky enough to see bushbuck and other wild animals. The skilled guide explains the geology of Victoria Falls and tells you more about this epic waterfall as you walk along the entire length of Vic Falls. The walk takes you from Livingstone View to the Devil’s Cataract to the Main Falls, and on to the Rainbow Falls and Danger Point – a full range of the stunning viewpoints.

DAY 5 VICTORIA FALLS (B/D)

The day is free to explore on your own. Evening we take the sunset cruise along with a dinner. Enjoy a Zambezi style gourmet light dinner prepared on board by our executive chef using the finest fresh ingredients. Relax and enjoy Zambezi style gourmet cuisine, excellent service and the spectacular scenery.

DAY 6 VICTORIA FALLS – HWANGE NATIONAL PARK (B/D)

After early breakfast, today you will by transferred overland to Hwange National Park. Hwange National Park is the largest game reserve in Zimbabwe On arrival check in Bomani Tented Lodge. Then do a safari on open game viewing vehicle.

DAY 7 HWANGE NATIONAL PARK (B/D)

Enjoy game drives to explore the diverse habitats of the Hwange National Park – from palm fringed open plains, to acacia woodlands and teak forests this is a stunning area.

DAY 8 HWANGE NATIONAL PARK (B/D)

After breakfast, enjoy the guided walks are a great way to experience the bush from the ground up or alternatively you can spend some time observing game from one of the waterhole hides near the lodge.

DAY 9 HWANGE NATIONAL PARK – VICTORIA FALLS AIRPORT – UK (B)

After breakfast transfer to Victoria falls airport to board your flight to UK.

DAY 10 UK

Arrive home today.

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Our Zimbabwe holidays are perfectly tailor-made.

The guide prices shown are designed to provide you with a broad indication of how much to estimate for your trip. Prices are quoted for private arrangements using economy flights based on two people travelling together and sharing a room. There are a number of elements which will influence the price; these include the choice of hotels & lodges, the season, the class of flights, the airline used and the level of private guiding versus shared excursions.

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