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Fly overnight from London (regional connections available) to Victoria Falls, via Johannesburg. Transfer to the superb Victoria Falls Hotel for a 2-night stay. (N) (N)Day 3: Victoria Falls
Day at leisure or choose from various optional excursions to see the world’s ‘largest’ falls. (B)Day 4: To Hwange National Park
Transfer by road to a private concession within Hwange National Park for a 3-night stay at the Somalisa Expeditions Camp. (B, L, D)Days 5-6: Hwange National Park
Enjoy 2 days of morning and afternoon safari activities in the concession surrounded by Zimbabwe’s largest national park. Hwange is home to huge numbers of Cape wild dogs and elephants, along with strong populations of lions, leopards, hyenas, cheetahs and several bird species. Activities may include game drives, bush walks, birdwatching and cultural visits. (B, L, D)Day 7: Fly to Mana Pools National Park (Kanga Pan)
Take a scenic light aircraft flight to the southwest corner of Mana Pools National Park, where you will stay on a private concession at the Kanga Camp for the next 2 nights. (B, L, D)Day 8: Mana Pools National Park (Kanga Pan)
Join two safari activities around the Kanga Pan, which, as one of the area’s only two water sources during the dry season, is often a very popular gathering spot for a huge number and variety of thirsty animals. (B, L, D)Day 9: To Mana Pools (Nyamatusi)
Transfer north-east by road to the Nyamatusi Camp, a relatively new property set in one of the most wild and remote sections of Mana Pools. Spend 2 nights here on the banks of the Zambezi, one of the oldest rivers in the world. (B, L, D)Day 10: Mana Pools (Nyamatusi)
Another day of safari activities which, if conditions allow, include a canoeing option, along with the usual game drives, bush walks and birding. Wildlife sightings may include elephants, antelopes, zebras, wildebeest, buffaloes, lions, leopards, hyenas, and many other species. (B, L, D)Days 11-12: Fly to London via Johannesburg
Take a light aircraft flight from Mana Pools to Harare, before boarding onward flights to Johannesburg and London, arriving the next day. (B) (N)Meal basis:
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast, L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.Important information Wildlife activities:
Extra game viewing activities may be possible on arrival at each camp and/or on departure each morning. This will depend on your flight/transfer schedules, which cannot be guaranteed.Please note:
All transfers and excursions are on a shared basis, with the exception of the arrival transfer to Victoria Falls Hotel. Private transfers and excursions may be possible at an additional cost.Superior tour
This tour is based in 4- and 5-star accommodation.Single supplement
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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 artefacts, 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 modern conveniences, including air ...
The Somalisa Expeditions Lodge, set within a private concession in the Hwange National Park, is an experiential accommodation that gives you all the ambiance of a mobile camp, but with many of the luxuries afforded by having a permanent location. The 6 Serengeti-style tents are given a contemporary flourish with solar panels providing access to electricity and the bathroom facilities are equal to those found in a normal hotel. The location provides guests with opportunities for excellent wildlife viewings on their doorstep.Features: 6 guest safari style tents, on-site restaurant, bar, elephant pool, solar power, camp fire.<br>Room amenities: Private bathroom facilities, fan, private deck.
Located in one of the continent's most isolated safari regions - Mana Pools, on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, the Nyamatusi Camp enables its guests to experience a slice of untouched Africa. Using the life giving river as inspiration, the camp's design subtly incorporates the theme of water throughout and the wooden exteriors blend seamlessly into the surrounds. The 6 tented suites offer uninterrupted views of the river. The communal lodge houses relaxing lounge areas, a bar, a restaurant and a cosy camp fire.Features: 6 tented suites, on-site restaurant, communal lounge, bar, camp fire.<br>Room amenities: Private bathroom facilities, air conditioning, private terrace, solar power, private plunge pools.
Kanga Camp is a seasonal bush camp located in a private concession overlooking the Kanga Pan in one of the more remote parts of Mana Pools National Park near the Ruckomechi river. The camp has six en suite Meru-style tents, built with solid wood beams and metal frames, with canvas walls and meshed windows. All feature hot and cold running water, electricity and an open-air bathroom with bucket shower, and a private veranda with views out to the pan. The communal camp area is raised on decking overlooking the Kanga Pan, which is the only above-surface water source in the area, and where lions, leopards, wild dogs, elephants, buffaloes, various antelope species and a multitude of birds are often seen. Meals are taken communally in the central dining area with cuisine focusing on fresh home cooked meals. There is also a small library, lounge and fire pit area. While day and night ...
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*Itinerary: Note that for the 06 Feb 2014* departure date only the itinerary is different to the regular 2014 tour, with a visit to the countryside in Mai Chai and an extra night in Hanoi, and one less night in Hoi An.
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