Rhino Track & Trail Zimbabwe Safari (7 days)

7-day lodge safari including Matopos, Hwange and Victoria Falls: Enjoy the diversity of three popular and spectacular areas in Zimbabwe; the exquisite beauty of the granite kopjes, the raw wilderness of Hwange National Park and the spectacular spray of the Victoria Falls.

Highlights: Matopos National Park, Rhodes Grave, Hwange National Park, Painted Dogs Conservation Centre and Victoria Falls
Minimum 2 clients per departure
Type of Zimbabwe Safari: Lodge Safari

  • Zimbabwe Safari 2018
    Rhino Track and Trail

    Green Season (1 Jan – 31 Mar | 1 Dec – 31 Dec)
    USD 2609 per person sharing
    4 clients: USD 2465
    Single Supplement: USD 180
    CWF Conservation Levy: USD 30

    Mid-Season (1 Apr -30 Apr | 1 – 30 Nov)
    USD 2795 per person sharing
    4 clients: USD 2650
    Single Supplement: USD 190
    CWF Conservation Levy: USD 30

    Shoulder Season (1 – 31 May | 1 – 30 June)
    USD 2899 per person sharing
    4 clients: USD 3039
    Single Supplement: USD 365
    CWF Conservation Levy: USD 30

    High Season ( 1 Jul – 31 Oct)
    USD 3259 per person sharing
    4 clients: USD 3115
    Single Supplement: USD 375
    CWF Conservation Levy: USD 30

     

* Prices are subject to exchange rate fluctuations…

Included in the price:

  • Return airport transfers
  • Accommodation & meals as mentioned
  • Full day Matopos tour including rhino tracking; tour to the grave of Cecil John Rhodes
  • Road transfer from Matopos to Hwange
  • Visit to Painted Dogs Conservation Centre
  • Road transfer from Hwange to Victoria Falls
  • Tour of the Falls, including park fees

Not Included in the price:

  • Visa fees, optional activities, travel insurance, items of personal nature such as souvenirs, tips etc., park fees unless stipulated, meals & drinks not stipulated.
  • Day 1
    Bulawayo – Matobo Hills, Zimbabwe

    On arrival at Bulawayo Airport in Zimbabwe you will be transferred to your lodge. This afternoon will be at your leisure, to lie beside the pool, or participate in some optional activities within then area.

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    Accommodation:    Camp Amalinda or similar (rooms with en-suite    bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)

  • Day 2
    Matobo National Park, Zimbabwe

    Matobo Hills is an area of exquisite beauty, steeped in tribal history, ancient mystery and dramatic rock landscapes.  The national park has been given UNESCO World Heritage status and is home to both white and black rhinoceros, sable antelope and the world’s densest population of leopard.  Birdlife is prolific and includes the highest concentration of black eagles in the world.  Once the home of the San (Bushman), this area contains the richest source of the rock art found anywhere.  Not only is it here that the Ndebele people buried their great king, Mzilikazi, but Cecil John Rhodes was also laid to rest on the “Hill of the Benevolent Spirit” or “Worlds View” as named by him. We visit the National Park, Rhodes grave and participate in a game drive including Rhino Tracking.

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    Accommodation:    Camp Amalinda or similar (rooms with en-suite    bathrooms, swimming pool, bar & restaurant)

  • Day 3 & 4
    Matobo Hills to Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

    After breakfast we depart Matobo Hills and make our way to Hwange National Park. This afternoon you will participate in a walking safari on our private concession, led by a professional guide. Here you will learn some interesting details about the fauna and flora.  You may have the opportunity to experience a close encounter with an elephant in the bush.
    Hwange National Park is one of Africa’s finest havens for wildlife and is home to vast herds of elephant, buffalo, and zebra as well as a very large concentration of giraffe. It is also home to many predators and endangered species plus very large and varied birdlife.  The whole of day 4 is spent exploring this magnificent area on a game drive.

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    Accommodation:  Elephant’s Eye, Hwange (Chalets with open-plan bathroom, double basins and outdoor shower, private veranda, fireplace, pool, restaurant and bar area and viewing deck)

  • Day 5
    Hwange, Zimbabwe

    This morning after breakfast we do a morning game drive including a visit to the Painted Dogs Conservation Centre to learn about the efforts made to protect these endangered species. Lunch will be provided at the lodge, and thereafter we do a local village tour. The local village tour takes place at a nearby village, and residents will show you their home, and daily lifestyle.

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    Accommodation:  Elephant’s Eye, Hwange (Chalets with open-plan bathroom, double basins and outdoor shower, private veranda, fireplace, pool, restaurant and bar area and viewing deck)

  • Day 6
    Hwange National Park to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

    We leave the beauty of Hwange National Park behind us and head to Victoria Falls, where we explore the mighty Victoria Falls on a guided tour. Thereafter you will be transferred to your lodge, to have a relaxing afternoon or you could take the opportunity and explore the quaint town of Victoria Falls.

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    Accommodation:  Victoria Falls Hotel or similar (rooms with en-suite bathrooms, restaurant, bar, & swimming pool)

  • Day 7
    End of Tour

    After breakfast will be the end of your tour. You will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport in time for your departure flight. We hope to welcome you again one day on another of our African adventures.

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