The quality of experience and diversity of habitats makes Zimbabwe special. The game-viewing in the dry months is on par with other, perhaps ‘more fancied’ African destinations. When the game-viewing experience is combined with price, Zimbabwe is hard to beat.
The Victoria Falls presents a spectacular sight of awe-inspiring beauty with the Zambezi River forming the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. It was described by the Kololo tribe living in the area in the 1800’s as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ – ‘the Smoke that Thunders’.
In more modern terms, Victoria Falls is known as the greatest curtain of falling water in the world at over a width of nearly two kilometres, into a gorge over one hundred metres below.
It is also the adrenalin capital of southern Africa with a long list of activities available from bungy jumping to white water rafting.
Apart from the Falls, the two ‘must-do’s’ on a safari to Zimbabwe are Hwange and Mana Pools National Parks.
To take in both Hwange and Mana you would need to allow a minimum of 8 nights.
Game rich Hwange National Park is a short flight away from the Falls and is the largest park in Zimbabwe at over 14,000 sqkm. The variety of habitats means game-viewing is productive year-round.
Mana Pools is one of the icons of the safari world. Located on the mighty Zambezi River below Kariba Dam, Mana is recognised as one of Africa’s most extraordinary parks. When you mention Mana to any experienced safari guide they will immediately attest to its legendary status and speak of it in revered tones. It is an incredible place to walk and canoe and is undoubtedly one of the best choices in Africa for an active safari.
Zimbabwe has undoubtedly faced some challenges in recent times however we are pleased to say that things are well and truly on the improve. We have conducted a number of safaris in Zimbabwe in recent years to rave reviews.
June – October
Allow 8-10 Days
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11 Days Classic Zimbabwe
Pricing On Request, dependent on season
This safari combines the best game-viewing areas in Zimbabwe as well as an option to visit Victoria Falls, one of the seven wonders of the world. Zimbabwe presents great value for money and an amazing game experience. Mana Pools National Park, on the lower Zambezi River is legendary for walking and canoeing. This safari can be combined with Cape Town.When to Travel
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3 Nights Cape Town Extension
Cape Town offers a diverse array of activities and touring.
It also has a wealth of accommodation options. Here we include our favourite property – Ellerman House.
However also in our top 3 are The Silo and Cape Grace. Please note costs will vary for these options.
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