Highlights of Zimbabwe Holiday

This itinerary starts in Hwange National Park, an arid park, known as the land of the giants for its big elephant herds. Somalisa Camp is a small intimate tented camp, is set in the heart of the Park tucked away subtly under a canopy of an acacia tree island on an ancient river system. Somalisa offers guided walks, game drives and night drives, as well as game viewing from hides, all led by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you. After becoming accustomed to the dry landscape at Hwange dotted with watering holes, your next destination, Mana Pools National Park is a total contrast. Bisected by the Mighty Zambezi River this park is lush and the banks of the river provide ideal camping spots. As you idly canoe down river you will be treated to sights such as swimming elephants, a host of aquatic birds and of course plenty of hippos and crocodiles. However, the river is only half of the story in Mana Pools, so your camping adventure is complimented by a stay at Kanga Camp for wildlife viewing from dry land. Particularly good in the dry season, large concentrations of buffalo and elephant are to be found along the river's edges, while predators such as lion, wild dog, leopard and cheetah are often sighted. Round off your trip with a visit to legendary Victoria Falls and enjoy the sights, sounds and activities on offer in this historic town.

  • Tailor-made Itinerary from $6,800 Per Person
Day 1: Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Victoria Falls
Day 2 - 4:
  • Hwange National Park

Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport you will be met by a member of the Mahlatini team who will assist you onto your light aircraft. From here you will be flown to the Hwange National Park. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your camp.

Room Type: Tent Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 5 - 7:
  • Mana Pools National Park

Today you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your onward flight via light aircraft to the Mana Pools National Park.

Room Type: Standard Tent Meal Basis: AIS All Inclusive and Scheduled Safari Activities
Day 8 - 9:
  • Mana Pools National Park

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to your static camp in Mana Pools National Park.

Room Type: Standard Tent Meal Basis:
Day 10:
  • Victoria Falls

Today you will be transferred back to the airstrip for your onward flight via light aircraft to the Victoria Falls.

Room Type: Standard Room Meal Basis: BB Bed and Breakfast
Day 11:
    Onward Transfer to Victoria Falls Airport

Today you will be met by your private driver who will transfer you by road to Victoria Falls Airport where you will connect with your onward flight home.

Day 12: Arrive at JFK

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  • Arrival Airport: Victoria Falls
  • Somalisa Camp
    Nights: 3
  • Zambezi Life Styles
    Nights: 3
  • Kanga Camp
    Nights: 2
  • Ilala Lodge
    Nights: 1
  • Return Airport: Victoria Falls

Includes

  • International flights from JFK
  • Meals and accommodation as per itinerary
  • All road transfers as indicated in the itinerary
  • Twice daily game drives while on safari
  • National Parks and conservation entry fees
  • Light aircraft transfers as per itinerary
  • Shared game viewing activities on safari
  • Complimentary bottled water while on safari

Excludes

  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Any sightseeing activities mentioned
  • Visa fees
  • Beverages with the exception of all inclusive lodges
  • Premium brands whilst all inclusive

Flights

Outward Flight:
Overnight from JFK to Victoria Falls
Return Flight:
Overnight from Victoria Falls to JFK

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