Heritage of Zimbabwe

Uncover the rich history of Zimbabwe in Hwange National Park and Motobo Hills.

6 Nights



Safari Overview

Take an unforgettable trip through time with our “Heritage of Zimbabwe” itinerary. This itinerary is designed to guide you through the wild and untamed landscapes of Zimbabwe while also exploring the country’s fascinating history. Your journey will begin at Somalisa Expeditions, nestled in the heart of Hwange National Park. This renowned destination is a must-visit for anyone seeking an authentic safari experience amidst one of Africa’s most magnificent wildlife havens. The expansive wilderness of Hwange remains wildly pristine, providing an opportunity to witness some of the most spectacular wildlife in its natural habitat.

Continue your adventure at Khayelitshe House, nestled in the ancient Matobo Hills. This area is not only a hidden gem but also a historical treasure trove.

Together, Somalisa Expeditions and Khayelitshe House provide a perfect blend of historical significance and unspoiled natural beauty, making them quintessential stops to say you’ve truly experienced Zimbabwe.

3 nights Somalisa Expeditions | 3 nights Khayelitshe House 

*Can be combined with Somalisa Camp or Somalisa Acacia*

6 Nights

From USD 3 810 Minimum 2 people

Destinations Visited
  • Zimbabwe

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*Final pricing subject to change according to current exchange rates.

Somalisa Expeditions, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe Close encounters with elephants from camp (2) Luxury Safari Lodge African Bush Camps
Somalisa Expeditions, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe bedroom and view (2) Luxury Safari Lodge African Bush Camps

Itinerary Highlights

  • Walking Safari

    Our expert guides, boasting years of experience in wildlife observation, will lead you through the heart of the African bush. Encounter packs of endangered wild dogs, witness large herds…

  • Game Drive

    Encounter packs of endangered wild dogs, marvel at the majestic African elephants, and spot an array of wildlife against the backdrop of stunning landscapes.

  • Bird Watching

    Zimbabwe offers some amazing birding. Spot the call of the Racket-Tailed Roller or photograph the rare Kori Bustard.

  • Rhino Trekking

    Matobo Hills has one of the last populations of wild white rhinos in the world. On foot, you’ll be able to get close.

  • Rhodes Grave

    Experience the History of the area, hike up to Rhodes grave and do some sightseeing of the area.

  • Ancient Cave Paintings

    Matobo Hills is known for having one of the most prolific collections of ancient cave paintings in Southern Africa. These paintings date back over 13 000 years.

Itinerary breakdown

Somalisa Expeditions


✈️: Fixed-wing flight from Victoria Falls to Manga Airstrip

🚐: 2-hour game drive transfer to Somalisa Expeditions

Somalisa Expeditions exudes adventure and brings you face-to-face with Africa’s giants. Sit in your armchair and watch nature venture to you. Somalisa Expeditions is a place of bonfires, where stories and laughter are shared and where the striking African sky evolves from a bright orange blaze, with silhouetted acacia trees on the horizon and the twilight of the night sky.

Senses are awakened on game drives, bush walks, bird-watching excursions and cultural visits. Our professional guides transform an experience from passive viewing of sightings to a passionate demonstration of beauty and wonder. Their wisdom about the African wilderness will fascinate and amaze you.

🚐: Road transfer to African Bush Camps Foundation visit to Mambanje School on the way to Main Gate.

🚐: Road transfer from Mambanje School to Khayelitshe House in Motobo Hills.


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Khayelitshe House


🚐: Road transfer from Hwange National Park to Khayelitshe House, Motobo Hills.

Bordering the Matobo National Park, the exclusive-use villa draws its name from the local Ndebele language, ‘Ekhaya’ and ‘Litshe’, Home in the Rocks. Hidden amongst the ancient granite boulders, the villa seamlessly blends with the majestic landscape, offering four en-suite suites with breathtaking views of the iconic balancing rocks. With a minimum two-guest policy, once booked, the villa becomes a private sanctuary, fully staffed with a private chef, host, and guide.

🚐: Road transfer from Bulawayo to Harare International Airport.

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Green Season - 1st JAN - 31ST MARCH & 1ST DEC - 31ST DEC USD 3 810
Shoulder Season - APRIL / MAY / NOV USD 4 200
High Season - JUNE/ JULY / AUG / SEPT / OCT USD 5 055

*Our rates are per person sharing.
*Rates are subject to change without notice.

Included & Excluded

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 activities.

Excluded from Rates:

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


Renowned for being in one of Africa’s finest wildlife havens, these are some of the animals you can expect to see during your Heritage of Zimbawe safari, 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.

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