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Zimbabwe Safari IP5A
For a short stay luxury Safari Experience that encompasses the Victoria Falls and outstanding game viewing, you need to look no further. This platinum safari is top of the range and includes return charter flights to Hwange National Park.
3 Nights Hwange National Park
2 Nights Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
6 Days / 5 Nights
Starts Victoria Falls Airport / Ends Victoria Falls Airport
Total Price 5 nights: US$ 5156 high season, US$ 3015 low season (2020)
For a short stay luxury Safari Experience that encompasses the
Victoria Falls and outstanding game viewing, you need to look no further. This platinum safari is top of the range and includes return charter flights to
Hwange National Park, minimising your valuable travel time.
Starting with 3 nights at the luxurious
Linkwasha Camp on
Wilderness Safari’s private concession in the southeast corner of Hwange. Possibly the best wildlife concession in the country; an incredible game viewing experience is almost guaranteed.
Fly back to Victoria Falls and enjoy 2 more pampered nights in a club suite at the exclusive
Victoria Falls Safari Club. A great base for you to see the magnificent Victoria Falls and enjoy some of the exciting activities on offer. Not much more you could ask for!
Zimbabwe Safari IP5A Inspired Journey Overview
|Nights 1, 2 & 3 - Luxurious safari tent at
|Nights 4 & 5 - Club Suite at
Victoria Falls Safari Club
|Day 1 - Road Transfer: Linkwasha Airstrip to Linkwasha Camp (30 minutes)
|Day 4 - Road Transfer: Linkwasha Camp to Linkwasha Airstrip (30 minutes)
|Day 4 - Road Transfer: Victoria Falls Airport to Victoria Falls Safari Club (30 minutes)
|Day 7 - Road Transfer: Victoria Falls Safari Club to Victoria Falls Airport (30 minutes)
|Day 1 - Victoria Falls to Hwange (50 minutes)
|Day 4 - Hwange to Victoria Falls (50 minutes)
|Return charter flights between Victoria Falls and Linkwasha
|Fantastic Game viewing in Hwange National Park on the private and premiere Wilderness safaris concession.
|Passionate and professional guides who will enhance your overall safari experience
|Top quality accommodation, service and food at Linkwasha
|Luxurious suite at Victoria Falls Safari Club overlooking the national Park
|Wild Vulture Culture experience at the Victoria Falls 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
(activities not included)
Notes: Day 1, 2 & 3
You will be met at Victoria Falls International Airport by one of our representatives and ushered across to the domestic terminal for your charter flight to Hwange National Park. It is about a 50-minute flight to Linkwasha Airstrip, and then a short game drive to Linkwasha Camp which is situated on possibly the best private wildlife concession in Zimbabwe. After welcome drinks and settling into your room you might decide to go on an afternoon game activity or simply relax and savour the wonderful vista, as the animals come down to drink at the waterhole in front of the lodge. Dinner will be served at the main lodge dining area followed by drinks and coffee around the campfire.
DAY 2 & 3
Two full days of game viewing and cultural activities at Linkwasha, tailor-made to suit your needs and influenced by what the wildlife at the time of your visit is doing. Typically, guests take part in early morning and late afternoon activities and then relax during the heat of the day. The waterhole in front of the camp is a magnet for animals and watching this wildlife scene unfold in front of you, from your luxurious room or the main area is extremely rewarding. Please see below details of all the activities available at Linkwasha and arrange these with your camp managers to suit your exact requirements.
Meals consist of early morning tea / coffee and continental breakfast, followed by a big brunch after your activity. Afternoon tea consists of something savoury and something sweet as well as hot and iced tea and coffee to wash it all down with. Dinner is a delicious 3 course affair. Drinks and snacks are provided on all activities.
Hwange National Park
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
Overnight: Linkwasha Camp
Linkwasha Camp is situated on a private concession in the best location in
Hwange National Park. The camp is situated near the famed Ngamo Plains, which offers fantastic summer game viewing – to add to the already excellent winter viewing from the camp itself; Linkwasha overlooks a pan that is a magnet for game in the dry season.
The fresh, open and airy design of the camp is complemented by an eclectic mix of contemporary interiors. The nine luxurious en-suite tents (eight twin and one family) all offer uninterrupted views of the waterhole, while the main area includes various multi-level decks and a cosy winter lounge complete with fireplace and library. Shaded salas surround an inviting pool.
Activities at Linkwasha Camp
Hwange National Park is the largest game reserve in Zimbabwe at 14 651 km² with varied habitats and vegetation types – meaning that game drives are exciting with always something new to be seen. (Wind-resistant ponchos are provided during winter months.)
Hwange was proclaimed some 80 years ago and has served as a haven for one of the densest concentrations of game in Africa. There is no better way to experience this park than on foot with one of our experienced safari guides.
Evening Game Drives
The Hwange ‘night-act’ includes nocturnal species such as lesser bushbaby, spotted hyena, leopard, lion, Selous mongoose, pangolin, caracal, porcupine, scrub hare, springhare and even honey badger.
An authentic village experience takes place in a manner that is respectful to all parties. Usually around four hours and guided by one of the local villagers or a Wilderness guide, it often includes a guided tour of the school, meeting the headman or headwoman and enjoying cultural exchanges with the villagers.
Notes: Day 4, 5 & 6
It’s a good idea, although not compulsory to wake up early and go for another early morning game drive or walk on the Linkwasha private concession. 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 breakfast and then transfer to the airstrip for your charter flight to Victoria Falls airport. Once there, you will be met and transferred to Victoria Falls Safari Club. On arrival you will be checked into your suite and introduced to the club facilities. You will be there by lunchtime so you have the whole afternoon to either relax or enjoy one of the many activities available in Victoria Falls. Although activities are not included in the package price, please let us help you to arrange an itinerary of activities suitable for you.
You have a full day 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
Victoria Falls Activities and
contact us to arrange a
suitable itinerary just for you.
A popular choice is to end the last day with a
Boma Experience in the evening,
situated on the grounds of the hotel.
Unfortunately, this is the last day of this trip. You have time to enjoy one last activity before transferring mid-morning to the Victoria Falls airport to catch your connecting flight.
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: Victoria Falls Safari Club
4 kms from
Victoria Falls and situated within the magnificent grounds of the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge resort and overlooking a private waterhole, is the boutique
The Club comprises 16 Club Rooms & 4 Club Suites. The luxurious rooms have uninterrupted views of the unspoilt bushveld, spectacular sunsets and the waterhole. All beds are three quarter beds, which can be converted into king beds. There are 2 sets of inter-leading Club Rooms and 2 sets of Club Suites inter-leading into Club Rooms. Room facilities include: fully stocked complimentary mini bars, digital safes large enough to hold laptop computers, international multi sockets, beverage station including espresso machine, LED lighting, sliding glass doors and gauze screens to balcony, complimentary Wi-Fi and air-conditioning. The Suites offer the same as the Club Rooms but include a spacious adjacent sitting room.
The Safari Club has its own Club Lounge with: separate welcome zone, butler service, seamless delivery, complimentary afternoon tea and pastries served 15h30 to 16h30, complimentary sundowners and snacks served from 17h00 to 18h00, complimentary shuttle service to the Victoria Falls and places of interest in Victoria Falls and the Boma Restaurant, light meals are available 11h00 to 14h30 (own cost) & bar service from 11h00 to late (own cost). All Safari Club Residents have access to all facilities at the Victoria Falls Safari Lodge resort but no other resort residents have access to the Club wing ensuring total exclusivity.
Activities at Victoria Falls Safari Lodge
Described as an unforgettable African experience infused with Zimbabwean cuisine, spirited performances and traditional storytelling, The Boma – Place of Eating has firmly established itself as a Victoria Falls highlight. Partially open to the skies, The Boma specialises in a superb selection of Zimbabwean dishes. A four-course meal combines a choice of starters with a barbecue buffet. The adventurous are enticed with local delicacies such as mopani worms and potjiekos (hunter’s game stew), whilst those wishing to enjoy beef, pork, fish and chicken or a variety of vegetarian meals are welcome to do so. The sights and sounds of the evening are accentuated by a feast of nightly entertainment, incorporating traditional dancers, who captivate guests with their vibrant songs and dance. The acclaimed Zambezi Drumbeat provides a wonderful interactive drumming experience.
Total Price for 5 Nights: US$ 5156 high season, US$ 3015 low season (2020)
Per person sharing
Included in this safari
• Accommodation in a large and luxurious tent with views of the waterhole
• All meals and local drinks
• National Park Fees
• Twice daily scheduled camp activities: Morning, afternoon and evening game drives and walks, Village visits
VICTORIA FALLS SAFARI CLUB
• Accommodation in a spacious suite with views of the National Park
• Breakfast, complimentary mini bar, afternoon teas and pastries, sundowner cocktails and canapés
• Access to the Vulture Culture
• Head and shoulder or foot massage
• All road transfers between hotels, from and to Victoria Falls Airport
• Return air transfers between Victoria Falls and Hwange
• Departure taxes for flights in this package
• Premium imported brands and champagne
VICTORIA FALLS SAFARI CLUB
• All meals and activities not specified
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