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The Best of the Zambezi

6 nights

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Walking Safari
Canoeing
Fishing
Game Drive
Bird Watching

This 6-night safari is based around one of the world’s oldest rivers, the Zambezi. Start the safari at our Nyamatusi lodge, which is set in one of the wildest and most remote parts of Africa, on the southern banks of the Zambezi. Then head further upstream, past the mighty Victoria Falls, and into the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park to our Thorntree River Lodge, also set right on the banks of the Zambezi.

Watch the drama of the river and floodplains unfold on either game drives or on the river itself with thrilling canoeing safaris and fishing (catch and release only) along the Zambezi.

 

3 nights Nyamatusi Camp* | 3 Nights Thorntree River Lodge

Safari starts in Harare International Airport, Zimbabwe and ends in Livingstone, Zambia

*families can opt for Nyamatusi Mahogany

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Days 1-4

Nyamatusi Camp / Nyamatusi Mahogany

Zimbabwe

✈️: Harare International Airport to Mana Pools National Park

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)

✈️: Mana Pools National Park to Victoria Falls International Airport

🚐: Victoria Falls International Airport to Thorntree River Lodge

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Days 4-6

Thorntree River Lodge

Zambia

✈️: Victoria Falls International Airport to Thorntree River Lodge

Thorntree River Lodge is nestled on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, where a combination of culture and adrenalin will entertain the whole family. It is the perfect setting to wind down after a day of experiencing the breath-taking Victoria Falls, seeing the endangered white rhinos and cruising along the river.

🚐: Thorntree River Lodge to Livingstone Airport

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Rates

Dec - 5 Jan

Green season

USD 4,264 Per Person Sharing

Mana Pools is closed January to March

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Apr / May / Nov

Mid Season

USD 4,993 per person sharing

Per Adult Single: USD 7,138
Child (7 – 15): USD 2,989

 

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Jun / Jul / Aug / Sep / Oct

High season

USD 6,631 per person sharing

Per Adult Single: USD 8,776
Child (7 – 15): USD 3,808

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

 

Included in Rates:

  • Accommodation
  • All inter-camp transfers (starting from Victoria Falls and ending in Harare)
  • All meals
  • Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
  • Laundry
  • Morning & afternoon game drives, walking safaris, Hwange Main Camp village visits, Mambanje Village visit (private vehicle required at associated costs for Mambanje Village Visit), canoe safaris, catch & release shore fishing.

Excluded from Rates:

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

Plan Your Safari

Wildlife

Elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo, spotted hyena, waterbuck, wild dog, zebra and hippo.
Mana Pools also offers fantastic birding opportunities.

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