Enchanted Zimbabwe Itinerary
This is an 11-day (10 night) adventure in Zimbabwe, featuring the Victoria Falls, Hwange and Mana Pools National Parks.<!–– start itin loop ––>
Arrive at Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA), Zimbabwe. Transfer to Victoria Falls River Lodge.
Spanning the southern banks of the Zambezi River at the western end of the eponymous falls, Victoria Falls town is compact enough to walk around and explore the seventh wonder of the world, the immense Victoria Falls. About two-thirds of the falls can be viewed from the Zimbabwean side and, while the falls are undoubtedly the star attraction, the area provides both adventure seekers and sightseers with plenty of restaurant options as well as an eclectic variety of African curios and authentic art sold by friendly locals.
Your Victoria Falls experience and sightseeing options include morning and afternoon game drives to explore the 150,000-acre Zambezi National Park, sunrise and sunset river cruises, guided tours of the falls, bird watching, guided bush walks, fishing and canoe safaris.
Transfer to Victoria Falls Airport. Scheduled flight to Hwange.
Hwange National Park in western Zimbabwe, is the country’s biggest reserve, home to a profusion of wildlife, including giraffe, lion, zebra and approximately 40,000 elephants. It provides a sanctuary for all the country’s endangered species, including a population of wild dogs thought to be among the most sizeable surviving groups on the continent. The park’s magnificent terrain ranges from desert dunes, savannah lands and mopane woodlands to rocky outcrops and sparse forests. Highlights include the Bumbusi National Monument and the Nyamandhlovu Pan.
Your Hwange experiences include game drives by day and night, guided nature walks, bird watching, visits to local villages.
Scheduled flight to Mana Pools.
The life-giving power of the Zambezi River makes Mana Pools National Park one of Zimbabwe’s most lush and flourishing regions. Designated as a UNESCO World Heritage Site, it is known for its natural beauty and as one of the continent’s premier game-viewing areas. Visitors can look forward to an array of activities such as canoe trips, a unique and memorable way to experience the area’s striking scenic beauty and diverse fauna, while guided walks are a great way to take its pristine riverside forests.
Your day’s activity options include game drives, walking, canoeing, fishing or even searching for dinosaur tracks.
Travel overland to Kanga Camp.
Kanga Camp is situated in a private concession (with no other safari vehicles) within the UNESCO World Heritage Site, Mana Pools National Park, known for abundant predator sighting, including the rare and endangered wild dog.
The quintessential Mana Pools experience includes game drives, walking safaris and a photographic hide. Canoeing safaris on the Zambezi River can also be organized in advance, as well as full-day excursions to River complete with hearty picnic lunches. The camp overlooks a busy waterhole for armchair safari experiences and offers sleep outs on an open platform under the starry night sky.
Scheduled flight to Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA)