Mana Pools Explorer

Highlights: 
This 7-days special provide travellers to Zimbabwe an amazing chance to explore one of best hidden jewel of African safaris: Mana Pools. Combine a 3 nights stay at the intimate Kanga camp with another 3-nights on the mobile Zambezi lifestyle camp, and benefit reduced rates on premium safari facilities.

Day by Day

Day One to Four -  Kanga Camp - Mana Pools National Park

Following your arrival at Victoria Falls Airport you will meet your pilot and be transferred by light air charter to Mana Pools where you will spend three nights at Kanga Camp, exploring the inland river beds, pans and open plains of the National Park by game drives and guided walks with an armed professional guide.

The camp: Kanga Camp has six tents set in the heart of Mana Pools National Park. The main area of the camp is on decking overlooking the Kanga Pan, with a relaxing lounge area under the shade of large trees.  There is the choice of taking game drives in open-topped four-wheel drive vehicles or walking with professional guides. The opportunity to leave one’s vehicle and track game on foot is an experience rare in the national parks of Africa and in Mana Pools in particular this provides the visitor with the chance to track game in safety with an experienced professional guide. Other activities include canoeing which is organised on request.

The area: Game abounds on the flood plains and in the Mopane woodlands of Mana Pools. Kanga Pan particularly attracts great game in big concentrations as it is the only water found in the floodplain above the river. The predators, including lion, wild dog and leopard are often sighted and large concentrations of buffalo can be found in the Mopane woodland and open plains studded with Ilala Palms. Kudu, zebra, impala and waterbuck can be seen on the surrounding plains. Elephant take advantage of the plentiful “albida” trees in the area. Bird watching is also a great attraction of the area.

Day Four to Seven- Zambezi LifeStyle Camps - Mana Pools National Park

After your last morning activity at Kanga Camp, you will begin your three nights on the Zambezi River in Zambezi Lifestyles Camp.

Come on the adventure of a lifetime for an experience like no other. This safari takes you to several prime spots of this World Heritage site allowing you to explore new territory every day.

The camp: Each night you will end up back at a mobile tented Camp, which is a comfortable camp on the banks of the Zambezi that is set up for the season each year. Each tent is a spacious mini meru-style tent with en-suite bathroom, flush toilet and outdoor bucket shower.

The area: There are plenty of opportunities to walk the famous floodplain of the Zambezi valley, exploring the Mana Pools wilderness areas well off the beaten track. Wildlife to be seen includes hippos, crocodiles, lions, wild dogs, leopard, hyenas, elephant, buffalo, waterbuck and many other antelope.

Activities:Canoeing is an optional activity which allows guests to do light paddling down the Zambezi River with a professional guide canoeing alongside them. The whole trip will be along the shoreline in Zimbabwe’s Mana Pools National Park covering a total distance of about 50 kilometers, where you’ll enjoy viewing of wildlife from a totally different perspective.

Day Seven -  Mana Pools - Victoria Falls Airport

After your last morning in Mana Pools you will be transferred by light air craft to Victoria Falls Airport and your onward travel arrangements.

Tour Categories: 
Walking Safaris
Canoeing Safaris
Wildlife Tours
This Tour Explores: 
Lake Kariba and Lower Zambezi
Victoria Falls
The Victoria Falls