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The Best of Zimbabwe

7 nights

Safari Overview

Zimbabwe is full of dramatic landscapes, endless skies, and rich and varied cultures. The best thing about Zimbabwe is its ability to enjoy spectacular game viewing without crowds and its wide range of habitats. These include the forests of Matobo Hills National Park and the waters of Lake Kariba, Matusadona National Park and floodplains at Mana Pools National Park. These parks support an amazing diversity of animal- and plant life. Zimbabwe is home to over 500 species of birds, including 199 mammal and 130 fish species. Some rare species include the sable antelope.

In this experience, discover a captivating country of untamed beauty, thriving wildlife, and authentic people. Spend your days out on game drives spotting various species that inhabit the land, explore the Mighty Zambezi River on a canoeing safari, or relax during a boat cruise on the seemingly endless Lake Kariba. For the adventurous, there’s the opportunity to roam the great national parks of Zimbabwe on foot – a truly thrilling experience with specialist guides.

3 nights Somalisa Camp  |  3 nights Bumi Hills Safari Lodge  |  1 night Vic Falls

7 Nights

From USD 3 414 per person sharing

Destinations Visited
  • Zimbabwe

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Itinerary breakdown

Somalisa Camp

Zimbabwe

✈️: Victoria Falls International Airport to Hwange National Park

Start your African adventure at Somalisa Camp which is set in its own private concession in the heart of Hwange National Park, known as ‘the land of the giants’. Somalisa is renowned for attracting large elephant herds to its elephant pool in front of camp. Somalisa was also awarded the first GOLD Green Tourism Certification in Zimbabwe and is credited as being the leading eco-friendly safari destination in Zimbabwe. (Families have the option to swap out Somalisa Camp for Somalisa Acacia)

✈️: Hwange National Park to Bumi Hills, , Lake Kariba

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Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

Zimbabwe

✈️: Mana Pools National Park to Bumi Hills, Lake Kariba

Next, unwind and reenergize 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.

✈️:  Bumi Hills, Lake Kariba to Victoria Falls International Airport

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Included & Excluded

Included in Rates:

  • Regional flights JNB/VFA(return)
  • All inter-camp flights & departure taxes
  • Accommodation
  • All meals and drinks at Somalisa Camp and Bumi Hills Safari Lodge
  • Activities while at Somalisa Camp and Bumi Hills Safari Lodge
  • Laundry while at Somalisa Camp and Bumi Hills Safari Lodge
  • Transfers from/to Victoria Falls Int. Airport

Excluded from Rates:

  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • International flights into/out of JNB
  • COVID test costs in Victoria Falls

Covid Testing Additions

DATE AND SEASON PRICE*
In Country Testing - Ilala Lodge USD 536

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

Activities

  • 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.

  • Walking Safaris

    Buckle up your boots and take a step into the intricate world of nature. Explore the wonders of the natural world with African soil crunching beneath your feet.

  • 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

    The Lower Zambezi River is the perfect setting for an adventurous canoeing safari. Paddle along the tranquil waters and take in the panoramic views.

  • Boating

    Cruise down Lake Kariba while your river guide tells you stories passed down from generation to generation, tales of traditional fishing and the local people.

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.

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