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Community & Conservation Safari

9 nights

 

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Community Visit
Game Drive
Walking Safari
Canoeing
River Cruise

A safari with a difference. Not only will you get a chance to explore the beautiful national parks in Zambia and Zimbabwe with river and land activities but you will also have the unique opportunity to understand more about the intricate world of conservation, first-hand. Conservation is a multifaceted issue, from anti-poaching efforts to minimising human/wildlife conflict on the borders of national parks, there are many ways to address the problems we are faced with.

African Bush Camps Foundation partners with these communities to improve their quality of life and achieve long-term conservation through programmes focusing on Community Empowerment, Conservation and Education

On this immersive safari, as an included activity on one of your days at each camp, you will pay a visit to the projects in each community bordering the national parks. Here you’ll learn about the partnerships African Bush Camps Foundation have forged directly linking benefits and value to tourism. 

Other activities include morning & afternoon game drives, walking safaris, rhino tracking, sunrise & sunset boat cruises, Simonga Village visits, a visit to the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls, a visit to the Zimbabwean side of the Falls in low water season (excludes visa fees), visit to the Livingstone Museum, canoe trips, visit to Maramba & Makuni Markets, fishing, Spa (additional costs apply), Hwange Main Camp village visits, Mambanje Village visit (private vehicle required at associated costs for Mambanje Village Visit).

3 nights Bumi Hills Safari Lodge | 3 nights Somalisa Camp | 3 nights Thorntree River Lodge

The Itinerary

COMMUNITY & CONSERVATION PROJECTS

The African Bush Camps Foundation identifies needs, skills and resources along with communities to improve the quality of life and deliver meaningful change. Our goal is to create opportunities to empower these communities to become self-sustaining and independent. Starting with forging meaningful partnerships amongst stakeholders, we gage in the conversation of needs and challenges while also promoting conservation and community spirit.

Get Involved

We encourage you to engage with us on a real and meaningful level.
We want you to have the opportunity to choose the project you wish to support and enjoy information and interaction on its progress.

Rates

Green Season

Jan / Feb / Mar
USD 5,505 per person sharing

Per Adult Single: USD 6,812
Child (7 – 15): USD 2,779

20 Dec – 5 Jan:
Per Adult Sharing: USD 6,261
Per Adult Single: USD 7,568
Child (7 – 15): USD 3,157

Mid Season

Apr / May / Nov
USD 7,308 per person sharing

Per Adult Single: USD 10,595

Child (7 – 15): USD 3,686

High Season

Jun / Jul / Aug / Sep / Oct
USD 9,771 per person sharing

Per Adult Single: USD 13,058
Child (7 – 15): USD 4,912

Safari starts in Harare, Zimbabwe and ends in Livingstone, Zambia.

 

Included in Rates:

  • Accommodation
  • All inter-camp transfers
  • All meals
  • Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
  • Laundry
  • Morning, afternoon & night game drives, walking safaris, rhino tracking, sunrise & sunset boat cruises, Simonga Village visits, a visit to the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls, a visit to the Zimbabwean side of the Falls in low water season (excludes visa fees), visit to the Livingstone Museum, canoe trips, visit to Maramba & Makuni Markets, catch & release fishing (not available in December due to breeding season), Spa (additional costs apply), Hwange Main Camp village visits, Mambanje Village visit (private vehicle required at associated costs for Mambanje Village Visit).

Excluded from Rates:

  • Visa Fees
  • International / Regional Flights
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Staff Gratuities

Plan Your Safari

Wildlife

Wildlife sightings include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species.

Live in Camp – recent wildlife sightings

  • Botswana Chobe National Park
  • Zebra's in the sun in Zambia
  • Wildlife in Matopos, Zimbabwe
  • Hwange National Park Zimbabwe Giraffe
  • Zimbabwe Mana Pools National Park
  • Zambia South Luangwa
  • Zimbabwe Hwange National Park
  • Zimbabwe Hwange National Park
  • Zimbabwe Hwange National Park
  • Zimbabwe Mana Pools National Park
  • A pride of lions drinking
  • Botswana Nxai Pan National Park Luxury Safari
  • A buffalo chasing hyenas in the Okavango Delta
  • Hippos in the Okavango Delta
  • Wildlife in the Okavango Delta, Botswana Safari