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Zimbabwe - Vic Falls.- Hwange
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This Zimbabwe tour consists of 3 nights in the historic town of Victoria Falls named after the falls which were first seen by Dr David Livingstone in 1855 and named it so after the queen of England and a 3 night Hwange National Park safari.

Victoria Falls or Mosi-oa-Tunya (the smoke that thunders) in the local Kololo language is aptly described as one of the seven natural wonders of the world and a must see for any visitor to southern Africa. Located on the mighty Zambezi River the falls are 1.7km wide and 108 metres high and has an annual average flow of one million litres per second.

The Victoria Falls tour component includes a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River and a 3 hour game drive. There is also an abundance of other activities you can book including walk with the lions, elephant back safaris, white water rafting, river cruises, helicopter rides, bungee jumping, jet boating, hiking, canoeing and fishing. If you would like to include any of these activities please contact us for a quote.

Hwange National Park is 14,650 sq km in size and is the largest Park in Zimbabwe and is named after a local Nhanzwa chief. It is located in the northwest corner of Zimbabwe and is about an hour south of the Victoria Falls. Hwange boasts a huge selection of wildlife with over 100 species of mammals and 400 species of birds. The elephants of Hwange are world famous and the elephant population is one of the largest in the world. Your Hwange National Park safari includes daily game drives in the park with experienced guides.

This Zimbabwe tour is fully customisable to best suit your requirements with more or less nights in both Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park and more or less activities available. Please contact us for a quote for your desired itinerary.

Price – Superior accommodation package

Low Season Twin share $1,840 Low Season Single
Supplement
$1,220
High Season Twin share $1,840 High Season Single
Supplement
$1,220

Price – Deluxe accommodation package *

Low Season Twin share $2,935 Low Season Single
Supplement
$1,515
High Season Twin share $3,695 High Season Single
Supplement
$1,715

Number of Days: 7

High season 16 June to 31 October
Low season All other times of year

Note:

1. Price is valid until 31 October 2015. If travelling after this date please contact us for revised prices.
2. There are a small number of peak travel periods that will incur a surcharge to the listed price if travelling in these periods
3. These packages are full flexible and can be mixed and match and other properties added subject to availability

Superior accommodation package Includes:

  • 3 nights accommodation in the 4 star Kingdom at Victoria Falls with daily buffet breakfast
  • 3 nights accommodation in the 3 star Hwange Safari Lodge with breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Sunset cruise on Zambezi River including a selection of drinks and snacks
  • Choice of daily guided open vehicle game drives or nature walk in Hwange National Park
  • Meet and greet at Victoria Falls airport by Wild Africa Travel Company representative
  • Transfers from Victoria Falls airport to The Kingdom at Victoria Falls
  • Transfers from The Kingdom at Victoria Falls to The Hwange Safari Lodge
  • Transfer from the Hwange Safari Lodge to Victoria Falls airport

Deluxe accommodation package Includes:  Wild Africa Travel Company recommended

  • 3 nights accommodation in the 5 star Victoria Falls Hotel with daily buffet breakfast
  • 3 nights accommodation in the 4 star The Hide Safari Camp in Hwange National Park with breakfast, lunch and dinner daily
  • Sunset cruise on Zambezi River including a selection of drinks and snacks
  • Daily guided open vehicle game drives, night game drives and walking safaris in Hwange National Park
  • Meet and greet at Victoria Falls airport by Wild Africa Travel Company representative
  • Transfer from Victoria Falls airport to The Victoria Falls Hotel
  • Transfer from Victoria Falls Hotel to The Hide
  • Transfer from The Hide to Victoria Falls airport

Day 1 – Arrive Victoria Falls
On arrival at Victoria Falls airport you will be met by your Wild Africa Travel Company representative and transferred to your Victoria Falls hotel for your 3 night stay. Both hotels are only a short walk to the falls and you have the chance to spend time witnessing its power.

Day 2 – Victoria Falls
This morning you will be fee to explore Victoria falls and the surrounding area. In the late afternoon you will be taken on a sunset cruise of the Zambezi River which is a superb way to relax and enjoy the beauty of the River. Clients may have the opportunity to see a variety of game; including hippo, crocodile, elephant as well as enjoy the many different bird species. The Sunset cruise is very popular and includes finger snacks, beer, wine, local spirits and soft drinks. There are great photo opportunities against often-spectacular African sunsets.

Day 3 – Victoria Falls
Today is free to explore the falls or take in one of the many optional tours in the area including games drives, guide tour of the falls, lion walk or even a scenic helicopter flight over the falls.

Day 4 – Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park
Your final opportunity to see the falls before checking out of your hotel and being transferred to your Hwange National Park accommodation for your 3 night stay.

Day 5 & 6 – Hwange National Park
Your days can be as adventurous or as relaxing as you wish as you have the option of early morning and late afternoon game drives with experienced guides through the park. You can also relax and wile away your time in the comforts of your accommodation.

Day 7 – Hwange National Park to Victoria Falls and depart
After an early morning game drive check out of your accommodation and you will be transferred to Victoria Falls airport and your flight to your next destination.

Superior Accommodation
The Kingdom at Victoria Falls

The Kingdom at Victoria Falls is an excellent destination for both individual travellers and families. The hotel was built on the edges of a man made lake, and it boasts 292 rooms and 4 suites. Outward facing rooms have views of the Victoria Falls National Park and World Heritage Site where wildlife can be seen roaming freely. The remainder of the rooms have views of the man-made lake and waterfalls. The Kingdom has its own food court offering a wide selection of meals, as well as offering its guests 3 swimming pools and a toddlers pool, a children’s play area and casino. The architecture of the Kingdom was inspired by the ancient kingdom of Munhumutapa, with great domes, pillars, and bridges over the many water features. The Victoria Falls are just 10 minutes walk away from the resort.


The Hwange Safari Lodge

Hwange Safari Lodge is situated just outside the borders of the well-known Hwange National Park, and essentially forms part of the Park. Hwange Safari Lodge in Zimbabwe is only an hour’s drive from the Victoria Falls on the road from Bulawayo. At Hwange Safari Lodge guests are accommodated in  tastefully decorated rooms  with air-conditioning, fan and heating. All rooms overlook either the waterhole, savanna bush or swimming pool. Guests shouldn’t be too surprised if they can spot a curious elephant from their window. All rooms have mosquito nets, tea/coffee-making facilities, coffee table and lounge chairs, hairdryer, telephone and a writing desk. The Lodge has two restaurants: the Dingani Restaurant and the open air pool area. The Dingani Restaurant offers an a la carte menu and has a splendid view of the surrounding bush through the glass windows and sliding doors. The pool area offers snacks and light meals, buffet breakfasts, lunch and dinners, and a bonfire is made every night. The highlights at Hwange Safari Lodge are the guided night or daytime game drives. If you don’t feel like venturing into the bush, you can simply enjoy the parade of animals visiting the waterhole.


Deluxe Accommodation
Victoria Falls Hotel

The Victoria Falls Hotel, which is popularly known as ‘the grand old lady of the Falls, is situated within the Victoria Falls National Park, a World Heritage Site. The Edwardian-style five-star hotel, was built in 1904 and has been recently redecorated and fully refurbished to combine the old charm with the convenience of the new. The hotel is set in tropical gardens with palm trees, semi-tropical shrubs and lily ponds and it provides a tranquil and secluded setting that many guests seek. The famous Victoria Falls are just a ten-minute walk away using the hotels private pathway, and the smoke that thunders or ‘Mosi-O-Tunya’ in the local dialect, is clearly audible and visible from the hotel. First class service, with food and beverage choices and preparation that are second to none. The opulent Livingstone Room for fine dining and dancing, the Jungle Junction with its famous breakfast and dinner buffets and ethnic entertainment in the evenings, offer variety and wide choice. Stanley’s Terrace, with its clear view of the Victoria Falls Bridge which connects Zimbabwe with Zambia, is renowned for its cocktails and afternoon teas. The Terrace has been a meeting point for adventurers in Africa for over a century.


The Hide Safari Camp – Wild Africa Travel Company recommended
Situated on the Eastern boundary of the famous Hwange National Park and renowned for its excellent game activities and outstanding guiding and hospitality, The Hide Safari Camp is dedicated to delivering among the finest safari experiences in Africa.Ten tastefully furnished East African-style tented suites, overlooking the busy waterhole, reward guests with the pleasure of game-viewing without leaving their rooms. The hub of  the camp is a majestic A-Frame which houses the dining room and sun lounge downstairs, and a large comfortable lounge and viewing area upstairs. Meals are served in unsurpassed elegance and style around a magnificent 22- seater teak dining room table, and candlelit dinners are an experience to be treasured. Activities and excursions on offer are guided walks, morning and afternoon game drives, night drives with spotlight, underground hides around pans, bush meals and overnight sleepovers in the ‘Doves Nest’ tree house. The Hide Safari Camp, consistently voted Zimbabwe’s Best Tented Safari Camp, is a stylish celebration of one of Africa’s premium wildlife reserves.

 

 

 

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We have a range of Zimbabwe tours & safaris available which can be customised with more or less nights as well as activities.

Please contact us for a quote for your desired itinerary or for more information on a Zimbabwe Tour & Safari option.