Zimbabwe is possibly Southern Africa’s most diverse travel destination and thus a Zimbabwe Safari is an experience in itself. Travel to Zimbabwe and you will see that it is blessed with a myriad of landscapes. Huge areas of the country have been set aside as national parks, a combination of which can offer guests fantastic opportunities to see the Big Five. From Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park, Lake Kariba and Mana Pools – vast and diversely different wilderness areas span the country.
Hear the mighty Victoria Falls thundering from your tented suite, situated just upstream from this incredible site where you can experience one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World.
Choose between the classic Luxury Tented Suites or the newly revealed Island Treehouse Suites, both offering impeccable and unbeatable views over the Zambezi River.
Experience panoramic African sunsets with this Zambezi Crescent Collection’s pioneer lodge, where guests can explore with a selection of game drives and walking safaris or view game from a different vantage with a relaxed river cruises or invigorating canoe safari.
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Standout: Spend the night in the treetops and among the stars at the newly built Star Bed Treehouse suspended above the Zambezi during your Zimbabwe safari.
Stay in the land of the giants at Somalisa Camp from African Bush Camps and be amongst some of the largest elephant herds in Africa, in the heart of Hwange National Park.
Recently renovated, Somalisa still provides guests with a classic and personal safari experience, with added luxury and comfort.
This award-winning tented camp is tucked away on an island of acacia, providing expansive views across the savannah plains of the famous Kennedy Vlei line.
Price Range: $$$
Standout: Watch elephants quench their thirst while you cool off in the splash pool overlooking the Elephant Pool and waterhole.
Adjoining the broad and mighty Zambezi River with the tree-lined canopy and mountains of the Rift Valley escarpment, the private concession on which Ruckomechi Camp is situated provides a beautifully remote Zimbabwe safari experience.
Spacious en-suite tents (just ten in total) are shaded by acacia albida trees, popular with the locals (elephants!) due to their delicious and healthy seeds.
Get incredibly close to the Elephant with a canoe safari along the Zambezi or an immersive walking safari with exceptional guides, catch a Tiger fish on an exciting fishing safari or simply sleep amongst the stars in their secluded starbed.
Price Range: $$$
Standout: A large central deck with a welcoming firepit invites convivial evenings under the African skies with your group or fellow safari-goers.
The Ultimate Luxury Getaway
Escape to Zimbabwe and enjoy 8 nights of luxury safari experience in the best areas, staying at top lodges in Hwange, Victoria Falls and Malilangwe Reserve.
Your journey will begin with a short scenic flight from Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park. Take a game drive to Camp Hwange where you’ll spend the next 3 nights on a Fully Inclusive basis. This camp boasts intimacy and comfort in an ecologically committed environment, that will leave you feeling one with nature and in awe of the array of wildlife that you will come across on guided walks and game drives.
After another short flight back to Victoria Falls, you will be transferred to the Victoria Falls River Lodge for a 2 nights stay on the edge of the Zambezi in a spacious luxury tent. The next days will be filled with awe and wonder as you experience the almighty Victoria Falls, sit back and relax in comfort with views of the Zambezi and the spray of the Falls.
The final 3 nights of your trip will be spent at Singita Pamushana Lodge, one of Africa’s most exclusive and remote hideaways. You will be spending your next days in luxury, on a Fully Inclusive basis that will include safaris, excursions, and transfers. The organic shaped buildings of Singita Pamushana Lodge are reminiscent of Great Zimbabwe. Thick walls, meticulous thatching and incredibly detailed stonework lay the foundation for bold interiors that are in marked contrast to the surrounding landscape.
from $10,125 USD per person sharing for an incredible 9 Days + 8 Nights in the lap of luxury
Across The World of Wonders
An incredible 10 nights exploring all that Zimbabwe has to offer, staying in the must-see areas in excellent value lodges and boutique hotels.
After arriving at Victoria Falls Airport, you will be driven out to Stanley & Livingstone Game Reserve for the next 2 nights on a Bed & Breakfast basis. From here and included in your stay, are a guided tour of the Falls, with stories of David Livingstone to wow you on our way round. At the end of the day, you’ll get to enjoy a sundowner cruise on the mighty Zambezi. At Stanley & Livingstone, you’ll be surrounded by the tranquility of the private natural reserve which is primely located only 15 minutes from Victoria Falls. You are free to relax, wine and dine, or explore Victoria Falls, with transfers to town and back included in your stay.
A short scenic flight to Hwange National Park, followed by a game drive takes you to beautiful Somalisa Camp, where you’ll spend the next 3 nights on a Fully Inclusive basis. Somalisa Camp is a place where tranquillity meets adventure. One moment you are sipping on a gin and tonic, listening to the distant baritone roar of a lion coalition off on the hunt, and the next you are gazing over at a congregation of elephants at your doorstep. Activities include walking safaris, led by the Camp’s qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and cultural visits.
After your wilderness immersion in the lap of luxury at Somalisa Camp, you will catch another short magical flight to Mana Pools, one of the most wild and free National Parks Zimbabwe has to offer. Here you will be staying at Ruckomechi Camp on a Fully Inclusive basis for the next 3 nights. Be prepared for spectacular views of the broad flowing river. At Ruckomechi you can sit back and listen to the calls of the wild, while the local elephants meander beneath the Acacia Albida trees, whose nutritious seeds they seek.
Catch a short flight to reach Bumi Hills Safari Lodge, where you will stay for the final 2 nights of your journey on a Fully Inclusive basis. Set on a range of remote hills in one of Zimbabwe’s finest wilderness locations, with the Zambezi escarpment as its backdrop, the lodge is a haven of serenity overlooking the eternal shimmering waters of Lake Kariba below. Not only is Kariba’s shoreline wildlife-rich, but the lodge’s proximity to Matusadona makes for endless game-viewing opportunities on a luxury safari, all led by a passionate team of guides.
from $7295 per person for 10 nights and 9 days