The legendary reserves of Zimbabwe and the Victoria Falls

May to November 2021

12 days / 10 nights – from £ 5,070 per person

Tailor made safari

The Victoria Falls and the reserves of Hwange and Mana Pools are amongst the most beautiful natural environments of southern Africa.

After witnessing the spectacular vista of the Victoria Falls, you will discover these incredible reserves, characterized by an exceptional diversity of wildlife and a limited number of visitors, from an open 4×4, in a canoe or during walks.

By staying in small mobile and seasonal camps of canvas tents within the national parks of Hwange and Mana Pools, you will be able to immerse yourself in these ecosystems and benefit from optimal conditions for observing and photographing the wildlife, in the very capable hands of a guide who has a very detailed knowledge of these places.

Travel between the parks is provided by taxi planes.

Great moments of emotion and amazing pictures await you!

Day 1: Departure for Zimbabwe

Departure at the end of the afternoon from Europe and night flight to Johannesburg.

Day 2: From Johannesburg to Victoria Falls

Transit through Johannesburg in the morning to continue your trip to Victoria Falls International Airport where you will be greeted and transferred to Victoria Falls Safari Lodge.

Afternoon of relaxation and wildlife observation.

Dinner “free” and night at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge. Bed & Breakfast.

Day 3: Victoria Falls

This day is organised to allow you visit and photograph the Victoria Falls. You will have free time to take part yourself, if you choose, in the various optional activities proposed locally around the falls (e.g. flight over the falls by helicopter, cruise on the Zambezi, rafting, etc.)

Dinner “free” and night at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge. Bed & Breakfast.

Day 4: From Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park

After your breakfast, transfer by road to Hwange Main Camp (2 hours) where you will be greeted by a specialized driver who will transport you to your seasonal camp in the selected area of ​​Hwange National Park (2 hours).

Game drive “en route”, arriving at your camp for lunch and game drive in the afternoon.

Night at Hwange Bush Camp. Full board & game drives included.

Day 5 to day 7: Hwange National Park

These days will be spent exploring Hwange National Park and its flora and fauna. They will provide the opportunity to indulge in wildlife observation and photography with game drives in a 4×4 vehicle.

Night at Hwange Bush Camp. Full board & game drives included.

Day 8: From Hwange National Park to Mana Pools National Park

After your breakfast, transfer by road to Hwange National Airport (2.5 hours game drive “en route”) for a flight by light aircraft to the main airstrip of Mana Pools (45 minutes) where you will be met by your driver guide and be driven to the seasonal camp, mounted on the shores of the Zambezi river.

Game drive “en route” arriving at your camp for lunch.

Game drive in the afternoon.

Night at the seasonal camp. Full board. Walking safaris, canoe trips & game drives included.

Note: since the times of charter flights organized for private transfers from one park to another may vary, it is possible that the departure from Hwange National Park camp occurs at dawn.

Day 9 to day 11: Mana Pools National Park

The focus of these days will be the discovery of Mana Pools National Park and its flora and fauna. There will be ample opportunities to indulge in wildlife photography with game drives in 4×4 vehicles, walking safaris and walking approaches of some animals of the park (optional) and canoe trips (optional) on the Zambezi.

Night at the seasonal camp. Full board. Walking safaris, canoe trips & game drives included.

Day 12: From Mana Pools National Park to Harare

After your breakfast, transfer to the main airstrip of Mana Pools for a scheduled flight to the domestic and international airport of Harare.

Flight to your next destination or for your return to Europe.

Indicative price:

On the basis of 2 participants sharing one double or twin room or tent:

In May 2021: from £ 5,070 / person

From June to October 2021 : from £ 6,230 / person

In November 2021 : from £ 5,090 / person

Subject to availability at the time of booking. (GBP/USD exchange rate used for this quote: 1.28)

The final budget will be communicated after establishing a personalised quotation that will depend on the exchange rates at the time.

– 2 flights in light aircrafts Hwange NP -> Mana Pools NP -> Harare

– Airport transfers at Victoria Falls

– 2 nights at Victoria Falls at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge (4**** or equivalent) in double bedroom with en-suite bathroom. Breakfast included.

– 4 nights at Hwange Bush Camp at Hwange NP, in your tent shared by 2 people, with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Full board.

– 4 nights in a Seasonal Tented Camp at Mana Pools NP, in your tent shared by 2 people, with en-suite bathroom and toilet. Full board.

– The drinks at the Tented Camps (regional wines, beers, sodas, soft drinks, water, tea, coffee) except fine wines, spirits and champagnes

– The services of an English speaking driver / guide for your safari

– The shared games drives, shared canoe excursions, accompanied bush walks, approaches of the animals on foot in the two national parks.

– The Park Fees and Camping Fees (subject to potential changes)

– Visas to be purchased at arrival in Zimbabwe

– Meals not mentioned or mentioned as “free” in the itinerary (in particular the dinner of the second and third day)

– Any extras of personal nature, tips, laundry and drinks not mentioned in the program, etc.

– Options such as the visit or the flight over the Victoria Falls by helicopter and the activities at Victoria Falls

Please consult us.

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