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Experience the magic of untouched landscapes on your Zimbabwe vacation. Beginning at the majestic Victoria Falls, set out on exciting game drives, boat safaris and bush walks, following in the footsteps of the African big five. Rest in the choicest safari lodges and bush camps that will enchant you with their exotic ambiance and luxurious details. Enjoy glorious sunsets in the Savannas and romantic evenings under the sparkling, starlit African sky.


Itinerary Summary

DayPlaceHighlightsHotel Options
1 - 3Victoria FallsCanoeing and Rafting, Helicopter Rides over the WaterfallsVictoria Falls Hotel, Elephant Camp
3 - 6HwangeAmazing Wildlife, Game Drives, Great Safari GuidesIvory Lodge, Camp Hwange
6 - 8Lake Kariba & MatusadonaBoat Safaris, Guided Bush Walks, Diverse WildlifeRhino Safari Camp, Musango Safari Camp
8 - 11Mana PoolsCanoe Safaris, Spectacular Wildlife Encounters, Fly CampingGoliath Safaris Luxury Tented Camp, Ruckomechi Camp
11 - 11HarareBotanical Gardens, The National Gallery, Diverse Vegetation

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Itinerary Details

Day 1 - 3

International arrival. We will welcome you at the airport

Transfer to your hotel

Victoria Falls

2 Nights

Angels in their flight! This is how David Livingstone described the breathtaking Victoria Falls, where five million cubic meters of water cascade over every minute during wet season.

Included Activities

Activities At Elephant Camp
Meeting the Wild Horizons elephants, Sundowners at the Batoka Gorge, Interaction with Sylvester, Cheetah Ambassador (At management discretion), Birding & Nature walks on the concession, Village Tour, Visit to the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust (, Lunch at the Lookout Cafe – On Request (Including drinks), Guided Tour of the Falls – Zimbabwe (Excluding Rainforest Entry Fees)

Tour Of Victoria Falls
Head out and discover the Smoke that Thunders! This tour will take you to all the highlights surrounding Victoria Falls. Stand at the ideal vantage point overlooking the heart of the mighty waters as they gush and roar. Watch true adventurers bungee jump off the Victoria Falls bridge and go white water rafting in this natural wonder’s rapids. Pack your waterproofs because the closer you get, the more likely you are to experience the spray!

Hotel Options
Elephant Camp – Opt 2
MealsFull Board & Drinks
Day 3 - 6

Transfer to Hwange (3 hrs)


3 Nights

Explore Zimbabwe’s largest game park! Located on the border of Botswana, Hwange National Park amazes you with its sheer size – it covers almost 15,000 square kilometers! The vast park has varied types of scenery – from the semi-arid scrubs near the edge of the Kalahari in the south, to forests, granite hills and valleys of the mopane woodlands in the north.

Included Activities

Camp Hwange: Game Drives, Bush Walks
Soak in the sights and sounds of the African wilderness when on a bush walk. Well-trained guides help you track and follow predators you have been longing to see in the wild. Walk along trails as these guides explain to you finer details of the African bush. You can opt for a game drive during your stay at the camp and witness moments in the wild that are one of a kind. The drives are not time bound and the guides help you reach spots where sighting is inevitable. Whether you explore the African expanse by foot or on a drive, it’s a unique experience to learn how interdependent all living forms are.

Ivory Lodge: Game Drives, Bush Walks
Strap your laces and get ready to journey into the bush on foot. Watch wild surprises unfold right there as you cover the well-traversed walking trails. The sooner you set out, the better for you – early morning viewings of the African bush in its full splendor can be a matchless way to begin your day. Remember to put in a special request for a walking safari during your reservation. You can also opt for a morning, afternoon, evening or full-day drive to explore the concession. Watch from close proximity as wild animals move around in their natural habitat and a wide range of flora flourish in the harsh environment.

Hotel Options
Ivory Lodge – Opt 1
RoomTree House
MealsFull Board & Drinks
Camp Hwange – Opt 2
RoomMain Camp
MealsFull Board & Drinks
Day 6 - 8

Transfer to airstrip

Flight to Lake Kariba (1-2 hrs)

Boat transfer to your Hotel

Lake Kariba & Matusadona

2 Nights

See the Big Five in the Zambezi valley! Matusadona National Park offers you fantastic game viewing opportunities on the islands and southern shores of Lake Kariba – one of the greatest man made lakes in the world.

Included Activities

Musango Safari Camp: Game Drives, Bush Walks, Boat Safaris, Canoeing, Fishing, Village Visit
Be a part of thrilling game drives as you try and spot the Big Five, including the elusive and endangered black rhino. Take a guided bush walk in Matusadona and get an insight into the tricks of tracking wildlife from experts. If you are in the mood for a quiet afternoon, go on a boat safari and discover the numerous species of animals and birds while on a leisurely cruise. If you love the splash of oars and the heady freedom of navigating your own way, canoeing is something you simply must do. Or the satisfaction of reeling in a fish for your dinner could be yours on fishing trips. A trip to Musango is incomplete without a cultural visit to a nearby fishing village that offers a glimpse into the life and traditions of the Batonka people.

Rhino Safari Camp: Game Drives, Bush Walks, Boat Safaris, Fishing
At Rhino Safari Camp, thrilling game drives in open safari vehicles is not just about encountering abundant game, including the Big Five of leopards, elephants, buffaloes, lions, and black rhinos, but also a chance to know about the flora of the region. Accompanied by professional guides, you can also explore the Matusadona National Park on foot while taking a bush walk. Enjoy a serene afternoon while cruising along the shoreline and discover the hidden secrets of Lake Kariba, or spot hippos, crocodiles, and aquatic birds. You can capture the beautiful sunset and changing shades of the sky on your camera while drifting along, or simply enjoy a cool sundowner while marvelling at the beauty around you. Fishing is another option, where you can catch tigerfish or bream or vundu, and bring it back to flaunt at the camp.

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Tent
MealsFull Board
RoomStandard Tent
MealsFull Board
Day 8 - 11

Boat transfer to Kariba airstrip

Flight to Mana Pools (1 hr)

Transfer to your hotel

Mana Pools

3 Nights

Experience close encounters at one of Africa’s best national parks! Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools – small ox-bow lakes surrounded by lush vegetation and ancient mahogany and ebony trees, offer some of the most relaxing game viewing experiences.

Included Activities

Goliath Safari Camp: Game Drives, Bush Walks, Canoeing, Fishing
At Goliath Safari Camp, every day brings new adventures to your doorstep. Take a game drive in an open vehicle and track lions or the wild-dog, or sight elephants, buffalo, the occasional leopard, crocodile, and hippo. Explore the wilderness on foot with Stretch Ferreira, well-known for his close relationship with some of the elephant bulls and lion prides. Relax on the banks of the river and gaze at the endless beauty all around. If gliding down the river is more to your taste, canoeing on the Zambezi could be just what you are looking for. The riverside is dotted with the presence of elephants, hippos, crocodiles, and other animals. Or you could grab your own tackles and try your hand at fishing.

Ruckomechi: Game Drives, Bush Walks, Boat Safaris, Canoeing, Fishing
Explore the diverse wildlife around you on adventurous game drives in early mornings or late afternoons in open Land Rovers. A coffee break or a sundowner in the midst of wilderness completes the safari experience. You can also opt to explore the bush on foot, in the company of a professional guide who offers fascinating insights into the flora and fauna of the region. Enjoy the magnificent view of the vast Zambezi River while cruising on a speed boat, or bend low in a canoe and get as close to the birds and wildlife as you possibly can. You can indulge the fisherman in you by fishing in one of the many common fish species, such as catfish, tigerfish, and bream, found at Mana Pools (at an additional cost).

Hotel Options
RoomStandard Tent
MealsFull Board & Drinks
Ruckomechi Camp – Opt 2
RoomStandard Tent
MealsFull Board & Drinks
Day 11 - 11

Transfer to airstrip

Flight to Harare (1-2 hrs)


0 Nights

Explore the largest city in Zimbabwe! Located high on Zimbabwe’s central plateau, Harare offers you beautiful breezes and pleasant weather.

International departure

 Price & Inclusions

  • Option 1 From $ 7,990 /person
  • Option 2 From $ 10,290 /person

Prices are in USD and exclude international flights. This trip price is based on low season rates for accommodation and other applicable services, and may change depending on availability, currency fluctuations and number of people traveling together. For high season prices, please contact us with your exact travel dates and preferences.

Price Includes

  • Accommodation (on a twin-sharing basis) on the indicated meal plan for 10 nights.
  • Economy flights for all sectors : Hwange – Lake Kariba, Lake Kariba – Mana Pools, Mana Pools – Harare
  • All activities as listed:
    • Victoria Falls Zimbabwe: Tour of Victoria Falls
    • Victoria Falls Zimbabwe: Activities at Elephant Camp
    • Hwange: Camp Hwange: Game drives, bush walks
    • Hwange: Ivory Lodge: Game drives, bush walks
    • Lake Kariba & Matusadona: Musango Safari Camp: Game drives, bush walks, boat safaris, canoeing, fishing, village visit
    • Lake Kariba & Matusadona: Rhino Safari Camp: Game drives, bush walks, boat safaris, fishing
    • Mana Pools: Ruckomechi: Game drives, bush walks, boat safaris, canoeing, fishing
    • Mana Pools: Goliath Safari Camp: Game drives, bush walks, canoeing, fishing
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  • Zimbabwe: Game drives in high quality and well maintained safari vehicle with professional English-speaking driver guide. Game drives may be shared with other guests of the lodge/camp, with maximum of 9 guests in the vehicle.
  • Zimbabwe:  All national park and conservation fees as per your itinerary.
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Classic Zimbabwe: Waterfalls and Wildlife

11 days $ 7,990 / person

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