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Explore the magnificent wildlife, compelling history, intriguing culture and natural beauty of Zimbabwe on this journey of discovery. Your tour includes a stay at the spectacular Victoria Falls; day and night safaris at exemplary national parks; as well as visits to local communities to learn about daily life, traditions and crafts.
Fly overnight from London (regional connections available) to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe via Johannesburg. (N)Day 2: Victoria Falls
Arrive and proceed to your hotel for a freshen up, before your special welcome by a guest speaker ahead of your dinner. Overnight at the Pioneers Lodge (or similar). (D)Day 3: Victoria Falls
This morning, visit a village approximately 20km from Victoria Falls town where you can witness daily life unfold. This is a chance for a rewarding cultural exchange as well as an insight into rural Zimbabwean living. Dine at a traditional local restaurant before returning to your hotel. Later, a sundowner cruise on the Zambezi provides the cherry on top. Overnight at the Pioneers Lodge (or similar). (B, L)Day 4: Victoria Falls
Embark on a private guided tour of Victoria Falls – whose local name aptly translates to ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. Whilst regaling you with interesting facts and figures, your guide will ensure you have plenty of opportunities to photograph this iconic UNESCO World Heritage Site. Continue to the Elephant’s Walk shopping centre and art village for a special behindthe-scenes visit of the Ndau Studio, meeting its local artists and craftsmen. Later this afternoon, stop by the famous Victoria Falls Hotel for afternoon tea on the Stanley Terrace with a view of the Victoria Falls Bridge. Nibble on savouries and cakes with your favourite tea. Return to the hotel with your evening at leisure. Overnight at the Pioneers Lodge (or similar). (B)Day 5: Hwange National Park
A four-hour drive delivers you deep inside a private concession in Hwange National Park’s northern reaches. This region is renowned for wildlife viewing opportunities, as you will discover with days of thrilling safaris ahead of you. Overnight at Nehimba Lodge(or similar). On selected departures, guests stay at Camelthorn Lodge and experience the magical Elephant Express train. (B, L, D)Day 6: Hwange National Park
Spend the next two days enjoying exclusive, tailor-made wildlife viewing. All the diversity of Hwange’s fauna and flora is within easy reach, and no two days are the same. Embark on day and night safari drives – the latter a chance to spot the nocturnal inhabitants of Zimbabwe’s wilds – as well as immersive walking safaris. Spend 2 nights at Nehimba Lodge (or similar). On selected departures, guests stay at Camelthorn Lodgeand experience the magical Elephant Express train. (B, L, D)Day 7: Hwange National Park
Wildlife viewing. Stay overnight at Nehimba Lodge (or similar). On selected departures, guests stay at Camelthorn Lodgeand experience the magical Elephant Express train. (B, L, D)Day 8: Matobo National Park
Transfer by road to the Matopos Hills, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and your home for the next three days. Activities available range from safari drives and on-foot rhino treks to village tours and hikes to the rock paintings of the San bushmen. You also havethe chance to visit the tomb of Cecil Rhodes, located at a spot he called the ‘View of the World’. Stay at Amalinda Lodge (or similar) for 2 nights. (B, L, D)Day 9: Matobo National Park
Day at leisure. Stay at Amalinda Lodge (or similar) for 2 nights. (B, L, D)Day 10: Matobo National Park
Day at leisure. Stay at Amalinda Lodge (or similar) for 2 nights. (B, L, D)Day 11: Fly to London
After transferring to Bulawayo, depart on a scheduled flight to Johannesburg, where you are met and assisted to your return flight to the UK. Alternatively, extend your stay with a visit to neighbouring Botswana or a city break in Cape Town. (B)Day 12: Arrive in London
Arrive in London. (B)
Less than three kilometres from the stunning Victoria Falls, Pioneers is a serene and inviting lodge located in a quiet residential suburb. Its guestrooms are decorated in a classic style, and all offer clear and open views of the manicured gardens. At the heart of the lodge is the centrally located main area, with an airy lounge and restaurant. Guests have the option of eating in the high-ceilinged indoor dining area or on the spacious outdoor terrace overlooking the well-kept gardens. Fitted with carefully placed solar panels, the lodge is powered largely by solar energy. Pioneers supports several conservation and anti-poaching charities in the Victoria Falls region. Features: 50 rooms, restaurant, 2 outdoor swimming pools, lounge, bar, laundry service. Room amenities: Air conditioning, ceiling fan, mosquito nets, safe, tea & coffee facilities, hairdryer, Wi-Fi.
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|Available||ZLA2022||Zimbabwe: Land of Discovery||31 Mar 2022 - 11 Apr 2022||£5,895||£0||£0||3/31/2022 12:00:00 AM||4/11/2022 12:00:00 AM||Reserve||Available||0||Available|
|Available||ZLA2022||Zimbabwe: Land of Discovery||21 Apr 2022 - 2 May 2022||£5,895||£0||£795||4/21/2022 12:00:00 AM||5/2/2022 12:00:00 AM||Reserve||Available||0||Available|
|Available||ZLA2022||Zimbabwe: Land of Discovery||12 May 2022 - 23 May 2022||£5,985||£0||£0||5/12/2022 12:00:00 AM||5/23/2022 12:00:00 AM||Reserve||Available||0||Available|
|Available||ZLA2022||Zimbabwe: Land of Discovery||2 Jun 2022 - 13 Jun 2022||£6,150||£0||£795||6/2/2022 12:00:00 AM||6/13/2022 12:00:00 AM||Reserve||Available||0||Available|
|Available||ZLA2022||Zimbabwe: Land of Discovery||16 Jun 2022 - 27 Jun 2022||£6,150||£0||£0||6/16/2022 12:00:00 AM||6/27/2022 12:00:00 AM||Reserve||Available||0||Available|
|Available||ZLA2022||Zimbabwe: Land of Discovery||28 Jul 2022 - 8 Aug 2022||£6,150||£0||£795||7/28/2022 12:00:00 AM||8/8/2022 12:00:00 AM||Reserve||Available||0||Available|
|Available||ZLA2022||Zimbabwe: Land of Discovery||18 Aug 2022 - 29 Aug 2022||£6,150||£0||£0||8/18/2022 12:00:00 AM||8/29/2022 12:00:00 AM||Reserve||Available||0||Available|
|Available||ZLA2022||Zimbabwe: Land of Discovery||1 Sep 2022 - 12 Sep 2022||£5,995||£0||£795||9/1/2022 12:00:00 AM||9/12/2022 12:00:00 AM||Reserve||Available||0||Available|
|Available||ZLA2022||Zimbabwe: Land of Discovery||15 Sep 2022 - 26 Sep 2022||£5,895||£0||£795||9/15/2022 12:00:00 AM||9/26/2022 12:00:00 AM||Reserve||Available||0||Available|
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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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