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Zimbabwe Safari Highlights

Inspirational safari trip to Zimbabwe

Untamed wilderness meets rugged adventure. The ultimate Zimbabwe safari experience. Explore one of the last remaining wild frontiers, Mana Pools National Park, and 'the place of elephants', Gonarezhou National Park with a 10-day fly-in package.

Kanga Camp, home of the 'armchair safari experience' is adjacent to the remote Kanga Pan, in the Mana Pools National Park, which is the sole source of water in the dry season, making this an absolute haven for wildlife. From camp you will go on guided walking safaris and thrilling game drives. Following this you will move onto Nyamatusi Camp, also in Mana Pools, in one of the most remote parts of Africa, on the banks of the Zambezi, one of the world's oldest rivers. Explore the river on canoe safaris and fishing trips and walk the banks of it on walking safaris. Conclude this highlights trip with a stay at Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge in Gonarezhou National Park with its magnificent red sandstone Chilojo Cliffs, featuring rock art dating back nearly 2000 years. It is also known for its magnificent baobab trees and some of the biggest elephants in the country.

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Day by Day summary

  • Starts - Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Harare
  • 3 nights - Kanga Camp, Mana Pools National Park
  • 3 nights - Nyamatusi Camp, Mana Pools National Park
  • 4 nights - Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge, Gonarezhou National Park
  • Ends - Transfer to Harare for your international flight home

At a glance

  • Country Icon Zimbabwe
  • Nights Icon 10 Nights
  • Safari Icon Safari

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Guide Price

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Includes flights from JFK
Itinerary Details


Catch your overnight flight from JFK to Harare

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Day 1 - 4

Arrive at Harare Airport and catch a light aircraft flight to the Mana Pools National Park. A guide will be waiting to game drive you to your first camp.

  • 3 nights

Kanga Camp
All Inclusive | Safari Tent

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Day 4 - 7

Today your guide will drive you to your next camp at Mana Pools.

  • 3 nights

Nyamatusi Camp
All Inclusive | Safari Tent

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Day 7 - 11

Today you will fly by light aircraft to the edge of the Gonarezhou National Park where a guide will be waiting for you at the airstrip.

  • 4 nights

Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge
All Inclusive | Luxury Room

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Day 11

Return today to Harare International Airport via light aircraft. Here you will catch your international flight home.

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Our trips are unashamedly high-end but always deliver excellent value for money. Our guide price covers the majority of trip costs upfront, on a per person basis, including international flights and all transfers.

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  • International flights as detailed
  • Meals and accommodation as detailed
  • Drinks (excluding premium brands)
  • Road transfers as detailed
  • Light aircraft transfers as detailed
  • Twice daily scheduled safari activities
  • National Park Fees
  • Carbon-offsetting with One Tree Planted
  • Conservation donation to Save the Rhino
  • Community projects contribution with Uthando
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  • Entry visas and fees
  • Gratuities
  • Personal travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Any sightseeing activities mentioned
  • Additional activities or options on offer
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This sample trip offers countless adventures and activities to ensure lifetime memories are made. From unforgettable thrills to indulgent relaxation, choose those that appeal most and we will curate your perfect itinerary.

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  • Birdwatching Icon Birdwatching
  • Guided Walking Safari Icon Guided Walking Safari
  • Night Drive Icon Night Drive
  • Cultural Experience Icon Cultural Experience
  • Canoeing Kayaking Icon Canoeing/Kayaking
  • Fishing Icon Fishing
  • Photography Safari Icon Photography Safari
Enriching encounters


Whether you want to tick off the Big Five or encounter specific safari species and sea creatures on your safari and coastal stay, our expert guides reveal the typical wildlife sightings to expect on this sample trip.

  • African Wilddog
    African Wilddog
  • Zebra
  • Wildebeest
  • Spotted Hyena
    Spotted Hyena
  • Southern Giraffe
    Southern Giraffe
  • Lion
  • Leopard
  • Kudu
  • Impala
  • Hippo
  • Elephant
  • Crocodile
  • Cheetah
  • Buffalo
  • Baboon
  • African Fish Eagle
    African Fish Eagle
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