This 11-night comprehensive tour explores
the country’s unique geographical areas and
varied landscapes, providing some of the best
opportunities for wildlife viewing.
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Fly overnight to Harare via Johannesburg. Arrive
and transfer to Meikles Hotel for 1 night. (N)
Drive to the Eastern Highlands and stay 2 nights
at Leopard Rock Hotel. (B)
Day at leisure. (B)
Drive to Great Zimbabwe and tour the site.
Overnight at The Lodge at the Ancient City. (B)
Drive to Matobo Hills National Park with a
city tour of Bulawayo en route. Stay at Camp
Amalinda for 2 nights. (B, L, D)
Safari activities. (B, L, D)
Drive to Hwange National Park and transfer to
Little Makalolo for 3 nights. (B, L, D)
Drive to Victoria Falls and stay 2 nights at the
Victoria Falls Hotel. Evening sunset cruise along
the Zambezi. (B)
Morning tour of Victoria Falls. (B)
Fly to London via Johannesburg. (B) Early
morning arrival in London the next day.
Camp Amalinda is situated in an ancient Bushmen's shelter in the Matobo Hills, a Unesco world heritage site. The hill's stunning scenery and geological formations have been home to humans for more than 40,000 years. Remnants of this history can be seen in the profusion of rock art that is found in the area. The camp consists of nine individually thatched rooms and two honeymoon suites, designed and built around the rocks themselves. All accommodations are tastefully decorated and furnished with African themes and colours against a background of the rock itself. The suites also incorporate historical memorabilia connected to Zimbabwe's past.
The camp's lounge and bar area provide panoramic views out over the hills and the Matobo National Park while meals are served alfresco on the camps large teak dining table. There is also a camp library and games room, while, at the base of the...
Leopard Rock Hotel is a tranquil haven set in the beautiful Vumba mountains in Zimbabwe's Eastern Highlands. Reminiscent of a French chateau, enjoy the comfort and luxury the hotel affords guests with fabulous views over the golf course and distant mountains. The hotel features 58 elegantly decorated colonial styled rooms, equipped with air conditioning, flatscreen televisions with satellite channels, wireless internet access and in-room safety deposit boxes. The hotel boasts superb cuisine whether one chooses the classic French La Roche, the more casual Conservatory or a relaxed alfresco meal in The Terrace. Meanwhile, Napoleon's Bar serves a variety of pre- and post-dinner drinks. As well as an 18-hole champrionship golf course, the hotel has a swimming pool, floodlit tennis court, squash court and fully equipped...
Little Makalolo Camp is an intimate camp situated among teak forest in a private easterly concession in Hwange National Park. Connected to the main camp by wide sandy pathways, the six contemporary tented chalets are large and airy. Each chalet has a personal safe, writing desk and day bed with en suite bathroom featuring indoor and outdoor shower as well as his and hers washbasins. Large double doors at the front of the chalet lead to a private veranda with views of the camp's busy waterhole. The living areas include a dining room, lounge, plunge pool and an open fire area with meals focusing on international cuisine, which are generally served buffet style around the communal dining table.
Activities focus on day and night wildlife drives as well as walking safaris. There is also the popular 'log-pile' hide in front of the waterhole, a particular favourite with elephants, which...
The Lodge at the Ancient City is located on a granite ridge situated adjacent to the Great Zimbabwe ruins and boasting views across the Msasa valley to the Great Enclosure. The lodge has a natural style, integrating its buildings among boulders and trees in an attempt to recreate the mystic atmosphere of the nearby ruins. The 18 rooms follow suit, with high thatched roof ceilings criss-crossed by dark wood beams, and brightly coloured draped curtains complement the patterned stone carvings engraved in the cream coloured walls. All rooms are en suite and feature tea and coffee making facilities as well as mains electricity.
All meals at the lodge are table d'hôte with a wide selection of international cuisine and are served in either the thatched dining hall or the open-air summerhouse, depending on the season. Outside, guests can relax in the lush wooded gardens with views of the...
The Meikles Hotel, a member of the Leading Hotels of the World, is situated in the central business district of Harare overlooking Africa Unity Square and the magnificent jacaranda trees there. Originally, Meikles was a delightful colonial styled building built in 1915 with large verandas and cupolas. The hotel has been rebuilt and altered on several occasions, and today consists of two distinct wings, the north wing and the south wing. The Meikles features 306 well appointed and elegantly decorated rooms equipped with in-room safes, internet access, satellite televisions, air conditioning and minibars. The hotel's restaurants, lounges, bars and banquet rooms are also incorporated on the ground, first and second floors. The pool deck is situated on the top floor of the south wing. All the north facing suites and bedrooms have beautiful views over Africa Unity Square, the gardens and...
The historic Edwardian-style Victoria Falls Hotel is located amongst lush tropical gardens inside the Victoria Falls National Park, just a ten minute walk away from the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Victoria Falls. Established in 1904, this original railway hotel is full of nostalgia of a bygone colonial era and is noted for the splendid views across the manicured gardens to the Victoria Falls Bridge.
There are 161 en suite rooms, comprising 37 standard rooms, 58 traditional rooms, 48 de luxe rooms, seven junior suites, four honeymoon suites, six executive suites and the royal suite. The latter was occupied by Queen Elizabeth during a royal visit in 1947. The corridors to the rooms are lined with historical artifacts, with particular reference to the building of the railway from Cape Town to what is now Zambia. Inside, the rooms retain their old world charm, but are now fitted with...
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ZGT2016: 11 Nights
The Eastern Highlands comprise three main mountain groups - Nyanga (to the north), Bvumb...
Great Zimbabwe, is one of the largest stone structures built south of the Sahara, spread...
The capital city of Zimbabwe, Harare, is located high on the country's central plateaux....
While Matobo Hills may not be the first (or second) national park to visit on a holiday...
The spectacular Victoria Falls were 'discovered' and named by David Livingstone in 1855...
Located in the north-west of the country and only a two-hour drive from Victoria Falls,...