This classic 8-night fly-safari itinerary is designed to give a flavour of west Zimbabwe's most distinctive destinations. Begin in Bulawayo, the historic 'city of kings', home to wide tree-lined streets, well-preserved Victorian architecture and many of the country's major museum collections. Continue to the first of three Unesco world heritage sites, the historic Matobo Hills National Park. Steeped in history, the park is home to the grave of Cecil John Rhodes. Proceed to the vast Hwange National Park, famous for its huge herds of elephants and populations of wild dogs. Finish by relaxing at Victoria Falls, known in the local Tokaleya Tonga language as Mosi-oa-Tunya, or 'The Smoke that Thunders'.
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Transfer to the Banff Lodge for 1 night.
Afternoon at leisure or go on a historic pub
Morning city tour in Bulawayo. Transfer to
Matobo Hills National Park and stay 3 nights at
Camp Amalinda. Afternoon safari activity. (B, D)
Safari activities in Matobo Hills National Park
including guided walks in search of endangered
black rhinos. (B, L, D)
Drive to Hwange National Park. Stay 3
nights at Khulu Ivory Lodge*, located on
a 2,400-hectare private concession. The
lodge overlooks an ancient riverbed and the
waterhole attracts a wide variety of wildlife.
Afternoon safari. (B, L, D)
Safari activities in Hwange National Park. (B, L, D)
Fly to Victoria Falls and stay 2 nights at Victoria
Falls Hotel. Afternoon at leisure or optional
Day at leisure or excursions in Victoria Falls. (B)
As per itinerary – B: Breakfast,
L: Lunch, D: Dinner, N: No meals.
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ZJC2019: 9 Nights
Located in the south-west of Zimbabwe, Bulawayo is the county's second largest city afte...
The spectacular Victoria Falls were 'discovered' and named by David Livingstone in 1855...