Zimbabwe Reborn

Highlights: 
This life-changing experience takes off in the host resort of one of the World’s Natural wonders -Victoria Falls, serenading you with the thundering wild waters of the Zambezi River. The journey ends in the Hwange National Park, where you will be treated to endless encounters with some of the 105 mammal species and 401 bird species roaming freely in this untamed park. The charm & splendor of Zimbabwe will engrave a lasting impression on your soul

Day by Day

Day One to Three - Victoria Falls - Ilala Lodge

You will be met at the Victoria Falls Airport by a representative of African Bush Camps and transferred to the Ilala Lodge where you will spend the first two nights of your safari.

The lodge: Ilala lodge offers distinguished yet affordable accommodation in warm elegant surroundings. The décor evokes an era of early adventure and the quest for discovery in Africa. The hotel is ideally situated, being the closest to the mighty Victoria Falls as well as the town centre. The Victoria Falls National Park borders the front of the property and wild animals often graze on the hotel lawns with the spray of the falls in the background. The rooms are spacious with railway sleeper teak furnishings and patio doors leading onto either open lawn or a balcony. All rooms have en-suite bathroom facilities with a separate shower, air conditioning, overhead fan, satellite TV, hair dryer, tea & coffee making facilities. In addition, every room contains a safe in which valuable items can be stored.

A warm welcome awaits you at the world class a la Carte ‘Palm Restaurant’. It offers superb cuisine whilst you relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the gracious surroundings. Dining outside under the African night sky amidst the sound of the mighty Victoria Falls makes for a romantic evening to be remembered.

The Falls: you will have two days to discover and enjoy Zimbabwe’s foremost attraction, Victoria Falls. “The smoke that thunders” remains one of the most spectacular natural wonders in the world. In addition, there are various activities on offer around the town for adventure seekers and safari lovers alike.

Day Four to Six - Hwange National Park - Somalisa Camp

After breakfast at Ilala Lodge, you will be road transferred to Hwange Main Camp passing through traditional Ndebele villages on your way. You will be met by your guide at Hwange Main Camp and transferred by game drive to Somalisa Camp, where you will spend three nights.

The camp: Somalisa Camp is set in the heart of Hwange National Park, known as the land of the giants for its large elephant herds. An authentic luxury tented bush camp, Somalisa offers a blend of old African charm and elegance together with an exclusive safari experience. Only six elegantly furnished canvas tents make up this camp. All tents come with en suite bathrooms, flush toilet and romantic alfresco bush showers. Your senses will be awakened as you feast on our sumptuous cuisine, a balance of organic produce and innovative gourmet meals complemented by a choice of South African and Australian wines. The lounge and dining area is at the forefront of the camp, tucked under a canopy of trees. Wide and well-traversed Elephant paths make up the pathway connecting your room to the main area.

The wildlife & activities: activities include guided walks lead by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and spot lighting as well as game viewing from hides in Hwange National Park. These activities will allow you the opportunity to observe elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, white rhino, lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species. The Kennedy vlei is littered with flamboyant colors from seasonal wild flowers that emerge as the first rains begin, and as the grass dries out, the large herds of buffalo, zebra and elephant are in abundance.

Day Six - Somalisa Camp – Victoria Falls Airport

After a delightful breakfast and a short morning activity at Somalisa Camp, you will be game driven to Hwange Main Camp, from where you will be transferred by road back to Victoria Falls airport for your onward journey.

Tour Categories: 
Walking Safaris
Victoria Falls Tours
This Tour Explores: 
Victoria Falls
The Victoria Falls