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Zimbabwe’s Highlights

Matobo Hills, Hwange National Park, Victoria Falls

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This example itinerary:

  • £4,700
  • 10 days
  • $5,980
  • 10 days

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  • £4,700
  • 10 days
  • $5,980
  • 10 days

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This example itinerary:

  • £4,700
  • 10 days
  • $5,980
  • 10 days

Call +44 (0)203 137 1247

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Highlights

  • Stay within the UNESCO World Heritage site of the Matobo Hills 
  • Meet local Zimbabweans in their homes for an authentic experience
  • Go on amazing walking safaris to get up and close to zebras and more
  • Spot some of the last remaining black and white rhinos in Africa
  • Enjoy a water-based safari along the Zambezi and try your hand at catching a tigerfish

What’s Included

  • 9 nights fully inclusive
  • Safari Activities: rhino tracking, cultural visits, game drives, river safaris, fishing 
  • International Economy class flights 
  • All domestic transfers and flights

Example Itinerary

Day 1-4

MATOBO HILLS, Zimbabwe

  • Track rhinos through the hills either on foot or by vehicle
  • Explore the hills to see where nomadic tribes used to hold sacred ceremonies

A national park famed for its incredible balancing granite rock formations, Matobo is home to some of the last remaining black and white rhinos in Africa.

Fly to Bulawayo and you’ll be privately transferred to Amalinda Lodge for three nights in the UNESCO World Heritage Site of the Matobo Hills. Take a walk around the lodge and bump into zebra, warthog, and maybe even a leopard. For a once-in-a-lifetime experience, track rhinos in one of the only remaining areas in Africa where both black and white rhino inhabit. Head to a Zimbabwean homestead for an enriching cultural experience and meet the local Matabele people. Visit a clinic, traditional healer, and primary school for an insight into everyday life for the local villagers.

Day 4-7

HWANGE NATIONAL PARK, Zimbabwe

  • Have your binoculars at the ready to spot over 470 bird species
  • Whilst dipping into the pool, watch as herds of game congregate to a natural waterhole beneath you

Hwange is covered in grasslands area, and home to large elephant herds, lions, and African wild dogs.

Transfer north to Hwange, where you’ll spend three nights at Somalisa Camp to experience true luxury under canvas. Whilst exploring the land of the elephant, incredible wildlife sightings are a guarantee here. Head out in the morning with one of your expert guides, known as some of the best in Africa, for a game drive with the chance to spot elephants, buffalo, and sables amongst others. Return to sip sundowners on your terrace as you listen to the distant sound of hunting lions, surrounded by the beautiful national park environment.

Day 7-10

VICTORIA FALLS, Zimbabwe

  • Enjoy the thrill of a river safari to spot hippos and crocodiles
  • Enjoy High Tea at the famous historic Victoria Falls Hotel, on a veranda overlooking the magnificent falls

The largest waterfall in the world, the iconic Victoria Falls is a must-see on any Zimbabwean itinerary.

Transfer to Victoria Falls, where you’ll spend three nights at Victoria Falls River Lodge, relaxing on the banks of the Zambezi River. After experiencing land activities in Hwange, head out onto the river in search of hippos and crocodiles for a water-based safari. Try and catch a tiger fish, famed for being an aggressive big game fish with a record weight of 70kg! Take a trip to see the falls (named ‘The Smoke that Thunders’) from any of Zimbabwe’s sixteen viewpoints, followed by High Tea at the historic Victoria Falls Hotel overlooking the waterfall.

Jen & George

We were bundled into a vehicle and dashed off to see a leopard within the first 30 minutes of arriving; it was an AWESOME start. Our guide completely made the entire experience. He was an exceptional birder and his best party trick was to point out the bird and then tell us the exact page we could find it in our book. We combined Zimbabwe with Mozambique, and our beach hotel felt like a complete hidden gem. The sand is like ‘moon dust’ and the hospitality and food were fantastic.

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