Destinations

Zimbabwe

TOUR TYPE

Middle Safai

Tour Duration

12 Days

Overview

The trip starts in Victoria Falls and pass through, Hwange, Matopos Park, Great Zimbabwe the eastern Highlands and then Harare. Zimbabwe has always evoked emotion and a sense of nostalgia. Its dramatic landscapes, inspiring wilderness, captivating people, intriguing cultures, sumptuous food and vibrant music provide the perfect setting for an unforgettable celebration.

GENERAL INFORMATION

Tour Summary
  • You'll go to Zimbabwe

  • This tour starts in Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) & ends in Harare

  • Activities: game drives & boat safari

  • Game drives: open-sided 4x4 vehicle

  • Getting around: Comfortable Fully Air-conditioned mini Bus/Car

  • Transfers from and back to the airport (or hotel) is included

  • Accommodation on the day you arrive is included.

Included in the Package
  • 11 nights’ accommodation

  • All transfers, Parks fees accept Vic falls

  • Zambezi Sunset Cruise with drinks, beers and wines

  • 11 dinners & Breakfast

  • 1 Boma dinner

  • Tour of the falls (own park fees

  • Game drives

  • Professional Driver Guide

  • Full air-conditioned bus/ car

  • Mineral Water

  • Activities as per itinerary

Itinerary

On arrival at the Victoria Falls International Airport, you will be met by an Africa Zim Travel tour guide and transferred to your chosen lodge. You will finish your day with a spectacular sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.

Main Destination: Victoria Falls

Accommodation: Bayete Lodge/similar

Meals: Dinner

Activities: Zambezi Sunset cruise. (includes drinks , beers, wines, snacks and spirits)

After breakfast we enjoy a free walking tour of the Victoria Falls. You will stop at various vantage points to view the falls and walk through the rain forest whilst witnessing the rainbows and feeling the spray and thundering noise of water falling into the gorge. The rest of your afternoon will be spent at leisure, where you can book one of many activities with your guide.

Main destination: Victoria Falls

Accommodation: Bayete Lodge

Meals : Breakfast & Boma dinner

Activities : Falls Tour free walking ( own park fees)

Meet and greet at the airport and the trip starts. You will be transferred by road to Hwange National Park, a 2hrs30approximately drive south of Victoria Falls, to enter into the Hwange National Park. Hwange National Park is another exceptional attraction covering over 14,000 square kilometers of bush. The park is full of different species of animals to see and it’s the beigest national park of Zimbabwe. You will pass the villages and famous Hwange coal mine.

Main destination: Hwange National Park

Accommodation: Hwange Safari Lodge

Meals : Breakfast & dinner

Activities: After noon Game Drive

Early morning game drives in the Hwange national park. Tea and coffee is served before the game drive or during the game drive. After game drive at around 9:30am to 10am you will have your full breakfast. It is the best time to see the big cats like lions, leopard and cheater. Late in the afternoon you will embark on afternoon game drive.

Main destination: Hwange National Park

Accommodation: Hwange Safari Lodge

Meals : Breakfast & dinner

Activities: Early morning Game drive & Afternoon game drive

After breakfast we depart for Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe with wide tree lined streets and is surrounded by beautiful parks. Within the city are many examples of early Victorian buildings which are maintained by the Bulawayo City council and landlords as heritage sites. We learn more about this beautiful country by visiting the Bulawayo National Museum, railway museum before or after checking into our hotel.

Main destination: Bulawayo

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Bulawayo

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

A full day will be spent exploring the area and some highlights include cave paintings, panoramas of the countryside at “View of the World”. We hope to catch a glimpse of black rhino and plains game, but this area is famous for its dense concentrations of birds of prey.

Main destination: Matopos National Park

Accommodation: Holiday Inn Bulawayo

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Activities: Matopos full day tour.

This morning after breakfast, we depart for Masvingo, The Ancient City, where we will be inspired by the Ruins of Great Zimbabwe built in 1200AD. The Ruined City of Great Zimbabwe is the largest and most significant ancient monument south of the Sahara and only second to the Egyptian pyramids. Here your guide will take you through the Acropolis, the Great Enclosure and the Conical Tower in the afternoon and one you will enjoy the sunset.

Main destination: Great Zimbabwe

Accommodation: Great Zimbabwe Hotel

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Activities: Tour of the ruins

After an early breakfast we leave Masvingo and head through diverse scenery of farm lands, rocky outcrops and into the magnificent mountainous area of the Eastern highlands, also known as “The little England” of Zimbabwe. On arrival at the hotel you will be able to take in beautiful calm views and serene settings. (Optional activities are available – horse riding, golf, fishing, for own account)

Main Destination: Vumba Mountains

Accommodation: Leopard rock Hotel

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Activities: Mountain Hike Tour at the hotel

After an early breakfast we leave Vumba and head through diverse scenery of farm lands and into the magnificent mountainous area of the Eastern highlands to Trout back inn Nyanga. We will pass through the Mutarazi Falls. The afternoon is yours to explore or relax. Enjoy the hotel, stroll down to the dam to watch the rainbow trout diving through the waters.

Main destination: Nyanga

Accommodation: Trout Back Inn

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Activities: Worlds View

Full day Nyanga National Park tour (for own account) which experiences a village from the stone ages known as Pit Huts, or a visit to a Rainbow Trout hatchery set in the natural pools of the sparkling river.

Main destination: Nyanga

Accommodation: Trout Back Inn

Meals: Breakfast & Dinner

Activities: Full day Nyanga National Park tour

Soon after breakfast we leave for Harare and proceed through Zimbabwe's Capital City. This tour exposes an impeccably clean city, bustling with busy shops, wide open streets and warm hospitable.

Main Destination: Harare

Accommodation: Cresta Lodge Harare

Meals: Break Fast and Dinner

Activities: City Tour and Balancing Rocks

This day you will be transferred to the airport for you flights after breakfast.

Main Destination: Harare

Accommodation: Cresta Lodge Harare

Meals: Break Fast and Dinner

Include

  • Park fees (For non-residents)

  • All activities (Unless labeled as optional)

  • All accommodation (Unless listed as upgrade)

  • A professional driver/guide

  • All transportation (Unless labeled as optional)

  • All Taxes/VAT

  • Roundtrip airport transfer

  • Meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

Exclude

  • International flights (From/to home)

  • Additional accommodation before and at the end of the tour

  • Tips (Tipping guideline US$15.00 pp per day)

  • Personal items (Souvenirs, travel insurance, visa fees, etc.)

  • Government imposed increase of taxes and/or park fees

  • Some meals (As specified in the day-by-day section)

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