Zimbabwe Safari Ideas | IB5A - Victoria Falls & Hwange
Zimbabwe Safari IB5A
5 Nights in Victoria Falls & Hwange on a Budget
3 Nights Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
2 Nights Hwange National Park
6 Days / 5 Nights
Starts Victoria Falls Airport / Ends Victoria Falls Airport
Total Price 5 nights: US$736 per person sharing
This package allows you to enjoy two wonderful destinations in
Victoria Falls, on a budget. It takes you to one of the best game parks Zimbabwe has to offer, combining fantastic game viewing with the spectacular Victoria Falls. Take your time and explore Victoria Falls town at your leisure and take part in the many
activities that are on offer.
Zimbabwe Safari IB5A Inspired Journey
|Nights 1 to 3 - Standard Double Room at
|Nights 4 to 5 - Standard Double Room at
Hwange Safari Lodge
|Day 1 - Road Transfer: Victoria Falls Airport to Livingstone Lodge
|Day 4 - Road Transfer: Livingstone Lodge to Hwange Safari Lodge
|Day 6 - Road Transfer: Hwange Safari Lodge to Victoria Falls Airport
|Excellent Game viewing in Hwange National Park
|Visit to the Painted Dog Conservancy
|Relax and enjoy a view of the very active waterhole at
Hwange Safari Lodge
|View the spectacular and mighty Victoria Falls
|Partake in the multitude of activities available at
Victoria Falls from sedate sunset cruises to adrenaline crazy bungee
jumping and everything in between
Day 1 to 3
One of the original natural wonders of the world, the
Victoria Falls is a
World Heritage Site and an extremely popular tourism attraction. Known locally
as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’, this spectacle is accessible from both
Zimbabwe and it is an ideal place to combine a game viewing and water sports.
There is excellent fishing, a terrifying
bungee jump and arguably the best
commercial white water rafting in the world.
Overnight: Livingstone Lodge
Livingstone Lodge is located in the quiet residential area in Victoria Falls,
and the emphasis at this lodge is peace and tranquillity. Lush green lawns and a
quiet reflection area are one of the few ways that you can relax or meditate. It
is only a few kilometres away from the thundering Victoria Falls themselves, and
prices are very affordable, the staff are friendly and go out of their way to
cater to your needs.
Notes: Day 1, 2 & 3
You will be met at Victoria Falls International Airport by one of our representatives and transferred by air-conditioned minibus to Livingstone Lodge in Victoria Falls which takes about 30 minutes. This afternoon you have time to settle in and relax or do a sunset cruise or possibly a helicopter flight. Although these activities are not included in the package price, please let us help you to arrange an itinerary of activities suitable for you. Have a look at this page Victoria Falls activities to see what is on offer.
DAY 2 & 3
You have 2 full days to soak up the wonderful atmosphere of Victoria Falls, it is the adventure capital of Africa and there are activities on offer to cater for everyone’s needs. View the mighty Falls, partake in the many activities on offer or wander around the streets to do a bit of curio shopping, then finish off at a café for refreshments and a bite to eat. Please have a look at the activities available Victoria Falls Activities and contact us to arrange a suitable itinerary just for you.
Day 4 to 6
Hwange National Park
Hwange National Park is Zimbabwe’s biggest reserve, home to a profusion of wildlife, including giraffe, lion, zebra and approximately 40 000 elephants. It provides sanctuary for all the country’s endangered species, including a population of wild dogs thought to be among the most sizeable surviving groups on the continent. Terrain ranges from desert dunes and savannah lands to rocky outcrops and sparse forests, and visitors have the choice of game drives, guided walks or horseback safaris as a means of experiencing the park and its creatures.
Overnight: Hwange Safari Lodge
Hwange Safari Lodge caters for a diverse range of individuals and groups from the lone adventurer to couples, families and tour groups. It offers comfort, modern conveniences and the opportunity to experience the real African wild. Guests soon learn that this is the home of the wildlife they have come to see but that they, and the Lodge, are guests of the real owners of the land, the elephants, rhino, lions and giraffes.
Notes: Day 4, 5 & 6
After breakfast you will be collected and transferred by air-conditioned minibus to Hwange Safari Lodge. This is a 185km/115mile drive which takes about 2.5 hours and you should arrive by lunchtime. After check in, you are free to explore the hotel and make use of facilities such as the tennis court or swimming pool, or watch the animals at the waterhole while having some refreshments. The lodge has an elevated viewing platform which overlooks the nearby waterhole. You can also go on an afternoon game drive. One game activity per day is included in the package.
This full day in Hwange offers you a great opportunity to view some of the best wildlife available in Africa. Arrange with the lodge which activities you would like to do. One activity per day is included but you can always pay for additional activities if you wish. Activities on offer include game drives around the private concession or into the National Park, cultural village tours, visits to the painted dog conservancy, walking safaris and bush dinners.
It’s a good idea, although not compulsory to wake up early and go for another early morning game drive. Predators like lions are the most active in the early mornings and you have a good chance of spotting them. Return to the lodge for a hearty breakfast after which you will be collected and transferred to Victoria Falls airport in time for your connecting flight.
Total Price for 5 Nights: US$736
Per person sharing
in this safari
• Accommodation in a standard en-suite room
• Daily breakfast
HWANGE SAFARI LODGE
• Accommodation in a comfortable standard room which looks out into the savanna bush
• Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner, and drinks during meals
• Activities: One per day - Game Drive, Visit to the Painted Dog Conservancy
• Return Victoria Falls Airport transfers
• Return road transfer between Hwange and Victoria Falls (based on a minimum of 2 people)
• All national park fees
• A conservation fee is paid when visiting the Painted Dog Conservancy
• Activities in Victoria Falls
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