The package Includes accommodation at Mbano Manor Hotel, Return Airport Transfer, Zambezi Dinner Cruise, Guided tour of the falls, Lookout Café Lunch, Full day Hwange day trip in Hwange National Park, Dinner@ Three monkeys, 3-hour fishing, and Dinner @ The boma
Day 1: Welcome to Victoria Falls
On arrival at Victoria Falls airport, guests will be met by a representative and road transferred to Mbano Manor Hotel in Victoria Falls where they will spend 4 nights.
Shongwe Lookout Lodge Lodge is conveniently located close to town, The rooms surround our unique Lookout Tower, which offers stunning views of the Zambezi River, and the mist rising above the world-famous Victoria Falls, for which our lodge takes its. Guests can expect to actually see the "smoke" from the Falls, which is a wonderful and unique site, and a reminder of the thunderous power of this plummeting water
16:10hrs late afternoon, you set out on the Zambezi River for a relaxing and beautiful Dinner Cruise. Snacks will be served upon boarding on the Zambezi River for a relaxing and beautiful sundowners and followed by a three course set menu, served during the course of the Cruise. This trip stays for an extra 45 or so minutes longer on the river after the Sunset cruise time enjoy your favorite beverage while keeping an eye out for hippos, elephants, crocodiles and abundant bird life. Its 3 hour trip
Day 2: Victoria Falls- Mana Pools
Today we take Flights departing Victoria Falls and head out to Mana Pools Nyamatusi Camp Situated within a private concession in Mana Pools National Park, Nyamatusi Camp is the latest in the African Bush Camps Collection. Set in one of the wildest and most remote parts of Africa, on the banks of one of the oldest rivers in the world, Nyamatusi allows guests to experience an authentic view of the old untouched Africa. Inspired by the traditional custodians of the land who respected the river as the source of life, the design of the camp subtly incorporates the element of water and pays homage to the astounding beauty of the mighty Zambezi River
Day 3: Nyamatusi Camp
Today we set out very within a private concession in Mana Pools National Park, you can expect the utmost flexibility in activities, including guided walking safaris, canoeing safaris along the Zambezi River, and game drives. Here you will be accompanied by our knowledgeable guides who will share their knowledge and genuine love of the bush with you. All activities are complimentary
Overnight at the Nyamatusi Camp
Day 4: Nyamatusi Camp- Bumi hills
On this day you take small plane you will be transferred from Nyamatusi Camp to Bumi Hills. Bumi Hills offers a multitude of ways for you to explore Lake Kariba and its surroundings. Enjoy the local cruises, fishing. Go on a scenic lakeside walking safari or a walking adventure deeper into the bush to search for fossilized dinosaur footprints or go on a game drive in search of the Big 5 game.
Day 5 Bumi Hills
Today we set out very early morning as these are the best times for wildlife viewing as the animals are most active during the cooler times and often rest during the heat of midday.
Wildlife sightings include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species.
Overnight at the Bumi Hills
Day 6 Bumi Hills-Harare
This day you will fly from Bumi Hills to Harare International Airport. Pick up from Harare international airport. The metropolitan area is home to over 3 million inhabitants. We will do a city tour upon arrival. Afternoon at leisure. This evening we will meet for dinner.
Day 7 Harare to Masvingo (293km 3 & half hours)
Lodge at the Ancient City (BL)
We depart for the greatest medieval city in sub-Saharan Africa. The Great Zimbabwe ruins (UNESCO) are impressive, built over hundreds of years between the 11th and 14th centuries. The site is massive, covering almost 1800 acres, and includes some incredible architectural details in the staircases, interlocking walls, granite boulders and mortar-less walls. The site also includes a small museum with houses, artifacts, displays of building techniques and a history of the site. The modern state takes it's present name, Zimbabwe, from this national monument. Late afternoon around 15.30 we do the tour of the ruins for +- 2 & half hours.
Overnight at Ancient City lodge near the ruins.
Day 8 Masvingo to Matopo (323km 4 hours)
Matopo Hills Lodge (BLD)
Today we depart for Zimbabwe's oldest national park, Matobo (UNESCO). En route, we pass through Zimbabwe's second capital, Bulawayo where we will visit the rail museum. We complete our journey to Matobo, with it's beautiful rock formations.
Dinner and overnight in Matopo.
Day 9 Matopo
Matopo Hills Lodge (BLD)
Matobo Park is 423 square kilometers and has approximately 3,000 San (bushman) art paintings, some more than 15,000 years old. Today's excitement starts with a morning hike to see some of these impressive, ancient San paintings, we later visit the grave of Cecil John Rhodes. Zimbabwe, known as Rhodesia up until 1979, was named after Rhodes. In the afternoon, we enjoy a game drive and search on foot for resident black and white rhinos with your knowledgeable tracker.
Overnight in Matobo.
Day 10 Matopo to Bulawayo (60km 1 hours)
Today we depart Matopo and head out to Bulawayo we say goodbye to Zimbabwe and transfer to the airport to connect with our international flights (SA8111 Airlink) to Jonesburg homeward
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Optional extra activities, Lunches not mentioned, all drinks except where specified otherwise, National park & game reserve entrance fees as per itinerary, Items of a personal nature, including laundry, Telephone, fax and internet connectivity, Gratuities, Visas and related costs, Personal Border Taxes, International flights and arrival and departure taxes, Meals not listed on the itinerary,Travel and personal accident insurance
Transportation in air-conditioned minibus
4 X 4 for game drives
Accommodation per itinerary or similar
Excursions & activities as per itinerary
Meals as per itinerary
All meet and greet services
Soft drinks and water
Services of an English speking qualified wildlife driver guides
What you need to bring:
Sunscreen and mosquito repellent
Comfortable/non slip shoes or sandals
Neutral coloured clothing is advised