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5 Days Hwange National Park and Victoria Falls Safari in Zimbabwe

Wildlife Zimbabwe Safari with Cruise

Join this 5-day amazing safari holiday which features Victoria Falls and the largest national park of Zimbabwe, Hwange National Park. Being one of the seven natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls features a lot of adventurous activities that you can partake while staying in Victoria falls. It is one of the main highlights in African holiday. For the Big Five game lovers, Hwange National Park is waiting for you to explore its vast variety of animals and bird species.

Highlights

  • Zambezi sunset cruise
  • Boma dinner experience
  • Daily game drives at Hwange National Park
  • Daily breakfast and dinner
  • 4 nights' accommodation
  • Transfer service

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4 activity days in English
Spoken languages: English
The maximum participants in the group is 20
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Accommodation

You will be accommodated for 4 nights at the Bayete Guest Lodge and Hwange Safari Lodge.

Africa Zim Travel and Tours Hwange Safari Itinerary

Day 1 (Transfer from the airport to the lodge)

On arrival, you will be met by the Africa Zim Travel representative and then transferred to your hotel. In the afternoon, you will be picked up for your sunset cruise on the Zambezi. You will have the finest vantage point to watch hippos, crocodiles and other animals that come down to the river´s edge. In the early evening, while you are sipping your cocktail and enjoying snacks, you will be captivated by the sun´s dying rays. After your sunset cruise, you will be transferred back to your hotel. The rest of the evening is at your leisure.

  • Main destination: Victoria Falls
  • Accommodation: Bayete Guest Lodge or similar accommodation located in or near Victoria Falls
  • Meals and drinks: Breakfast and dinner (lunch and drinks are not included)

Day 2 (Victoria Falls)

After breakfast, you will be picked up for a tour in Victoria Falls. You will visit the Zimbabwean side for there are numerous spectacular vantage points along the width of the fall. You will walk through the permanent, beautifully misty rain forest which flanks the fall, that includes the Main Falls, Horseshoe Falls, Rainbow Falls, the Boiling Pot, Cataract Island, and Livingstone Island. The Victoria Falls are Zimbabwe´s most famous attraction. Named by the locals as the ´Smoke that Thunders´ or Musi O Tunya, these are the largest and probably the most beautiful waterfalls in the world.

  • Main destination: Victoria Falls
  • Accommodation: Bayete Guest Lodge or similar accommodation located in or near Victoria Falls
  • Meals and drinks: Breakfast and dinner (lunch and drinks are not included)

Day 3 (Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park)

In the morning, you will be transferred by road to Hwange National Park, a 2-hour drive south of Victoria Falls, to enter into the park. Hwange National Park is another exceptional attraction covering over 14.000 square kilometers of the bush. The park is full of different species of animals to see and it is the biggest national park of Zimbabwe. The rest of the evening is at leisure with a camp fire.

  • Main destination: Hwange National Park
  • Accommodation: Hwange Safari Lodge or similar accommodation bordering Hwange National Park without fences
  • Meals and drinks: Breakfast and dinner

Day 4 (Hwange National Park)

On this day, you will have the opportunity to do some excellent game viewing activities in the morning and afternoon as well as enjoying and relaxing at the lodge. You will have an early morning game drive in the main park for about 3 hours from 06:30 to around 09:30 or 10:00. You will also an afternoon game drive around the estate of the lodge until sunset. Lunch will be at 13:00 before the afternoon game drive at 15:00.

  • Main destination: Hwange National Park
  • Accommodation: Hwange Safari Lodge or similar accommodation
  • Meals and drinks: Breakfast and dinner

Day 5 (Hwange to Victoria Falls International Airport)

After an early breakfast, you will be transferred back to the Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA) for your flight. A bonus will be added to visit the painted dog's conservation center before heading to the airport. Your trip will end at the airport.

  • Main destination: Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA)
  • Accommodation: End of tour (no accommodation)
  • Meals and drinks: Breakfast (Lunch, dinner, and drinks are not included)

Included excursions

You will have a chance to experience a Zambesi sunset cruise.

Location

Your safari holiday will take place in Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park.

Food

On this safari holiday, you will be served a la carte and buffet dinners.

The following meals are included:

  • Breakfast
  • Dinner

The following dietary requirement(s) are served and/or catered for:

  • Vegetarian
  • Gluten Free
  • Organic
  • Raw food
  • Regular (typically includes meat and fish)
  • Fruitarian
  • Lactose Free
  • Whole food
  • Other dietary requirements on request
If you have special dietary requirements it's a good idea to communicate it to the organiser when making a reservation

Things to do (optional)

  • Helicopter flight
  • Lion walk
  • Victoria Falls tour

What's included

  • 4 breakfast and 4 dinner
  • 4 nights’ accommodation
  • Boma dinner
  • Game drives and park fees in Hwange National Park
  • Mineral water when driving around
  • Transfer
  • Zambezi sunset cruise

What's not included

  • Flights
  • Gratuity
  • Personal insurance
  • Personal stuff
  • Victoria Falls entrance fee
  • Visas

Cancellation Policy

  • A reservation requires a deposit of 14% of the total price.
  • The deposit is fully refundable if the booking is cancelled before the arrival date.
  • The rest of the payment should be paid on arrival.
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