Re-discover Zimbabwe Adventure

A small group Safari from Victoria Falls through Zimbabwe, to Victoria Falls

Highlights: Victoria Falls, Rhodes Grave and Matobo National Park, Great Zimbabwe, Chimanimani, Antelope Park, game drive in Hwange National Park, Painted Dogs Conservation Centre

Group Size: Minimum 4 people, maximum 10 people

Type of Safari: Semi-participation camping safari

Accommodation: We make use of designated campsites either within a National Park, on the banks of a river, or other places of interest. All campsites have shared ablution facilities with showers, flushing toilets and running water (unless otherwise specified in the detailed itinerary). Jenman African Safaris tries to avoid crowded campsites and brings you to secluded spots, often supported by the local community.  We make use of spacious 3-person dome tents, allowing two per tent. All tents are fitted with Mosquito-screened windows and doors. In addition, we provide 5cm thick sleeping mattresses.

Prices 2014*:

Price: USD 1795 / EUR 1510
Single Supplement: USD 230 / EUR 195
Local Payment: USD 135

*Prices are subject to change

Includes: 8 nights camping and 2 night in fixed accommodation, all transport in fully kitted 4x4 safari vehicle, use of full camping equipment, game drives as mentioned, meals (prepared by the guide) and activities as mentioned in itinerary, park entrance fees, experienced local guide

Excludes: Travel insurance, flights, pre and post tour accommodation, optional activities, all drinks, tips and curios, all personal expenses

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Day 1: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport in Zimbabwe you will be met and transferred to Lokuthula Lodges.  This afternoon you will explore the mighty Victoria Falls on a guided tour.  In the evening you will meet with your guide and the rest of your group at the Lodge at 18h00 for your pre-departure meeting.

Accommodation: Lokuthula Lodges or similar (chalets with shared bathrooms, swimming pool & bar)

 

Day 2: Victoria Falls to Matobo, Zimbabwe  
This morning we head to Big Cave Camp in the Matobo area.  Matobo Hills is an area of exquisite beauty, steeped in tribal history, ancient mystery and dramatic rock landscapes.  The national park has been given UNESCO World Heritage status and is home to both white and black rhinoceros, sable antelope and the world’s densest population of leopard.  Birdlife is prolific and includes the highest concentration of black eagles in the world.   Once the home of the San (Bushman), this area contains the richest source of the rock art found anywhere.  Not only is it here that the Ndebele people buried their great king, Mzilikazi, but Cecil John Rhodes was also laid to rest on the “Hill of the Benevolent Spirit” or “Worlds View” as named by him. We visit the National Park and Rhodes grave. [BLD]

Accommodation: Amalinda Camp or similar (tents, communal ablutions with hot water, swimming pool, restaurant and bar area)

Day 3: Matobo to Great Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe
We leave the beauty of Matobo Hills and travel to Great Zimbabwe via Gweru.  This afternoon we get to explore the magnificent ruined city of Great Zimbabwe, the largest stone structure ever built south of the Sahara.  It was the base for a succession of kings and rulers spanning four centuries. We then check into our accommodation for the night, which overlooks the peaceful Lake Mutirikwe. [BLD]

Accommodation: Camping at Norma Jeane’s Lake View Resort or similar (tents, communal ablutions with hot water, restaurant & bar)

Day 4 and 5: Great Zimbabwe to Chimanimani National Park, Zimbabwe
Today we make our way to Chimanimani National Park.  Situated within the Eastern Highlands of the country, it incorporates the magnificent Chimanimani Mountains, an ancient barrier of jagged granite rock, forming the border with Mozambique. We spend two nights in this pristine environment where we will enjoy nature walks to the Bridal Falls as well as the other waterfalls and pools that cover the area. Wildlife species found in the park include eland, sable, bushbuck, blue duiker, klipspringer and an occasional leopard. [BLD, BLD]

Accommodation: Camping at Chimaninmani or similar (mountain hut, communal ablutions with hot water)

Days 6 & 7: Chimanimani National Park to Antelope Park, Zimbabwe           
We continue our journey to Antelope Park where we spend the next two nights. 
Antelope Park is home to the African Lion Environmental Research Trust (ALERT) and you will have the opportunity to partake in the numerous activities on offer, such as lion walks, night encounters with lions and elephant swimming! (All optional and for own expense [BLD, BLD]
 
Accommodation: Camping at Antelope Park or similar (tents, communal ablutions with hot water, swimming pool and restaurant area)

Days 8 and 9: Antelope Park to Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe        
After breakfast we bid farewell to Antelope Park and make our way Hwange National Park. This afternoon we pay a visit to the Painted Dogs Conservation Centre to witness the work that is done to protect these endangered species.  Hwange National Park is one of Africa's finest havens for wildlife and is home to vast herds of elephant, buffalo, and zebra as well as a very large concentration of giraffe. It is also home to many predators and endangered species plus very large and varied birdlife.  The whole of the next day is spent exploring this magnificent area. [BLD, BLD]

Accommodation: Camping at Ivory Lodge or similar (tents, communal   ablutions with hot water, swimming pool & bar area)

Day10: Hwange National Park to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
The last day of our safari is spent in Victoria Falls. There is time to partake in one of the numerous activities on offer, do some last minute curio shopping, or simply relax at the lodge, a perfect ending to an adventure filled safari. [B]

Accommodation: Lokuthula Lodges or similar (chalets with shared bathrooms, swimming pool & bar)

Day 11: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe                       
Our safari ends after breakfast.  We hope to welcome you again one day on another of our African adventures. [B]

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