Rating in Zimbabwe
$ 6120

Taste of Zimbabwe

Camping
Camping
min $ 6120
Per person
Tour details
Destinations: Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Mana Pools National Park
Guide language: English
Price: min $ 6120
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  • At a Glance
  • Detailed Itinerary
  • Price

At a Glance

Traverse one of southern Africa’s most popular parks, Hwange National Park, whose far-reaching, dry grasslands dotted with small woodland pockets create the perfect environment for some of southern Africa’s last great elephant, buffalo and sable antelope herds. End your journey at the ‘Smoke That Thunders’, an ideal icon for the majesty of this beautiful land. Starting Price US$ 6,120 p.p.*

Elephant Camp with breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls’ spray
Day and night game drives, walking safaris in private Linkwasha Concession.
Wildlife viewing in open 4×4 vehicles, on motorised pontoon boats, on foot and in canoes at Ruckomechi Camp

DAY 1 & 2: THE ELEPHANT CAMP, Victoria Falls
DAY 3, 4 & 5: LINKWASHA CAMP, Hwange
DAY 6, 7 & 8: RUCKOMECHI CAMP, Mana Pools

Detailed Itinerary

  • Day 1 & 2 : Arrival Victoria Falls

    Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, guests will be met and transferred by camp transfer to The Elephant Camp, where they will stay for two nights. Situated on a private concession within and bounded by the Masuwe River and Zambezi gorges, The Elephant Camp has breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls’ spray, and the spectacular gorges that separate Zimbabwe from Zambia. The Elephant Camp is a luxury and intimate lodge under canvas within easy reach of Victoria Falls and all its attractions and activities, yet secluded in its own private game reserve so as to allow close-up encounters with wildlife. The Elephant Camp offers exclusive suite accommodation for only 24 guests in 12 luxury tents. All suites face the gorge and offer a private viewing deck, plunge pool, private lounge area, air-conditioning & fans, mini bar and tea and coffee stations. The en-suite facilities include a bath as well as an inside and outside shower so that you can shower under the starry skies of Zimbabwe.
    Overnights The Elephant Camp BLD

  • Day 3,4 & 5 : Hwange National Park

    After breakfast, guests will be transferred by camp transfer to Victoria Falls Airport, for their onwards light air transfer to Hwange. Guests will be met at the airstrip and transferred by road to Linkwasha Camp, where they will stay for three nights. Linkwasha Camp lies in Hwange’s south-eastern corner, on the private Linkwasha Concession. The camp is close to the Ngamo Plains, which offers fantastic game viewing year round.  The main area, seven en-suite tents and one family tent look out over a pan that is a magnet for game across all seasons.  The main area includes various multi-level decks, a pool area and a winter lounge complete with a library.Wildlife frequently encountered includes lion, large herds of elephant, buffalo, leopard, spotted hyena, giraffe, sable, blue wildebeest, impala, waterbuck, reedbuck and numerous bird species. In summer, wildebeest, zebra and eland are found in abundance on the open plains, while in winter elephants congregate in large numbers around the waterholes.

    Activities offered include day and night game drives, walking safaris with one of the experienced camp guides or an authentic village experience.
    Overnights Linkwasha Camp BLD

  • Day 6,7 & 8 : Mana Pools

    The following morning after breakfast, guests will be transferred by light air transfer to Mana West Airstrip. On arrival, they will be met and transferred by road to Ruckomechi Camp, where they will stay for three nights. Situated on the western boundary of Mana Pools National Park, Ruckomechi Camp lies on the banks of the Zambezi, shaded by a large grove of acacia and mahogany trees and with a superb view of the mountains of Africa’s Great Rift Valley across the river in Zambia.

    Ruckomechi Camp accommodates guests in ten spacious en-suite tented units, including a honeymoon suite, all of which overlook the Zambezi River. Each tent has both indoor and outdoor showers, and the camp boasts a favourite amongst guests: its outdoor ‘bath-with-a-view’ in a secluded, scenic spot. The central dining, bar, library and lounge areas face the escarpment and are connected to the rest of the camp by walk-ways. There is a separate deck with infinity pool for swimming and sun bathing, and an inviting, cushion-strewn star gazing deck. The camp is as environmentally friendly as possible – hot water and lighting for each unit is provided by solar power. The area is renowned for large numbers of elephant, buffalo, hippo and eland, especially in the winter when they concentrate along the river. Activities include wildlife viewing in open 4×4 vehicles, on motorised pontoon boats, on foot and in canoes.
    Overnights Ruckomechi Camp BLD

  • Day 9: Depart

    After a morning activity (time permitting) and breakfast, guests will be transferred by light air transfer to Harare Airport, for their onward travel arrangements. B

  • Departure Dates

    Flexible departures (any day)

  • Included

    Camp transfer from Victoria Falls Airport to The Elephant Camp
    2 Nights The Elephant Camp, Victoria Falls (fully inclusive)

    Camp road transfer to Victoria Falls Airport
    Seat in charter to Makalolo Airstrip
    Road transfer to Linkwasha Camp
    3 Nights Linkwasha Camp, Hwange (fully inclusive)

    Seat in charter to Mana West Airstrip (via Kariba)
    Road transfer to Ruckomechi Camp
    3 Nights Ruckomechi Camp, Mana Pools (fully inclusive)
    Seat in charter to Harare Airport

Price

US$ 6,120 per person ( April & May)
US$ 7,920 per person ( June to October)

All tour descriptions and conditions are given in accordance with the information of The Heritage Safari Company
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