Luxury Zambezi

Extend your stay at our luxurious Thorntree River Lodge

3 nights

Safari Overview

Extend your stay and add on 3 nights to visit Thorntree River Lodge. Thorntree River Lodge combines a luxurious riverside stay with a commitment to sustainabilty . Here, you will wake up to the ebb and flow of the mighty Zambezi river in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, and experience the most breathtaking wildlife sightings, with the help of our professional guides.

Thorntree River Lodge celebrates the spirit of community, this is what makes our African safari an authentic, immersive experience. Our staff is 100% committed to making your stay at Thorntree, a unforgettable one.

Add on 3 nights at Thorntree River Lodge to your Luxury Zambezi safari package: 

 3 nights Nyamatusi Camp* | 2 nights Bumi Hills Safari Lodge | 1 night on Lady Jacqueline Sleepout experience at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge | 3 nights Thorntree River Lodge

*Families can opt for Nyamatusi Mahogany

Flight prices are subject to change.

8 Nights

From USD 6 595 per person sharing

Destinations Visited
  • Zimbabwe
  • Zambia

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

Itinerary Highlights

  • Game drive

    Game drives are what gets us up in the morning in the African bush, they’re a great avenue for exploring the land in a safe and exciting way.

  • Rhino Experiences

    Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park is home to the extremely rare and endangered white rhino who are under 24-hour protection by the rangers.

  • Birding

    Thorntree River Lodge on the Zambezi River is home to a wide array of exotic birds, such as Gannets, Spotted thick-knee and Verreaux’s eagle-owl.

  • Cultural Visits

    Working together with the communities located in the areas surrounding where we operate gives locals an opportunity to be self-sustainable.

  • Sunset Cruises

    A cruise down Zambia’s glorious Zambezi River at sunset offers wonderful African wildlife sightings encapsulating the essence of Africa.

  • Fishing

    Spend the day cruising the water and taking in the gorgeous views. Try your hand at fishing for tiger, bream (tilapia) or vundu.

  • Canoeing

    Accompanied by your river guide, enjoy a canoe safari. Take a relaxed paddle through the water and experience Africa from a different perspective.

  • The Ngwana Club

    We specialise in children on safari. Nature walks around camp, arts and crafts, cooking lessons and other specialist child activities for younger guests.

  • Victoria Falls

    The legendary Victoria Falls, Mosi-Oa-Tunya or otherwise known as the Smoke that Thunders. Enjoy the splendour and magnitude of one of the seven natural wonders

  • The Livingston Museum

    The largest and oldest museum in Zambia, the Livingstone Museum celebrates the local history as well as the adventures of David Livingstone.

Itinerary breakdown

Nyamatusi Camp / Nyamatusi Mahogany


✈️: Fixed wing transfer from Harare International Airport to Mana Main Airstrip

🚐: Road transfer from Mana Main Airstrip to Nyamatusi Camp

The focus at Nyamatusi Camp is experiencing Mana Pools through walking safaris. Led by an experienced professional guide, discover the animals and flora that inhabit the land and learn about the rich history of Mana Pools. Alternatively, canoe down the tranquil Zambezi River on a canoeing safari and experience the park from a different perspective. Morning and afternoon game drives are also on offer. (Families have the option to swap out Nyamatusi Camp for Nyamatusi Mahogany).



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Bumi Hills Safari Lodge


✈️: Helicopter transfer from Mana Main Airstrip to Bumi Hills Airstrip

🚐: Road transfer from Bumi Hills Airstrip to Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

Next, unwind and re-energize at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge. The lodge is situated on the hills above Lake Kariba and is home to a multitude of different plains game. Your highlights here will include walking safaris, boat cruises and superb fishing in the lake waters surrounding the lodge, with bream and tiger fish in abundance.

 During your stay at Bumi Hills, enjoy a one-night stay on the Lady Jacqueline Yacht.

✈️: Fixed wing transfer from Bumi Hills Airstrip to Harare International Airport




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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 & night game drives, walking safaris

Excluded from Rates:

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


Discover majestic wildlife at every turn while on luxury safari in Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park; these are some of the animals you can expect to see during your stay at Thorntree River Lodge.

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