Best of Hwange

Explore the wide open spaces of this hidden gem while staying in the ultimate luxury of bespoke eco-friendly lodges and camps. The 7-day safari experience starts in Victoria Falls and takes guests through two distinct regions of the park, allowing them to truly discover the very best of Hwange.

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Tour Highlights:

Hwange National Park: Explore two different regions of Zimbabwe’s biggest national park, experience the remote wilderness and grassy plains of the wildlife-rich area of northern Hwange National Park. Excellent game viewing all around.

Victoria Falls: Victoria Falls has been called “the greatest known curtain of falling water” – and it is a truly spectacular site to see. Columns of spray can be felt from miles away as 546 million cubic meters of water per minute plummet over the edge (at the height of the flood season) over a width of nearly 2 km (1708 m) into a deep gorge – over 100 meters below.

Community Upliftment Experience: Visit local villagers who will enlighten you about their daily life.

 

Day 1: Hwange National Park

Arrival at Victoria Falls Airport and transfer to your lodge in Hwange National Park, afternoon at leisure for optional activities.

Day 2 & 3: Hwange National Park

Game activities in northern Hwange National Park which include game drives and game walks.

Day 4: Hwange National Park

Experience the diversity of Hwange National Park by game-driving through the national park to your next lodge.

Day 5: Hwange National Park

Choose to either enjoy a half-day game drive on a private concession or visit different community projects during the Community Upliftment Experience tour.

Day 6: Victoria Falls

Transfer to Victoria Falls. Guided tour of the mighty Victoria Falls, afternoon relax on a luxurious dhow sunset cruise.

Day 7: Tour ends in Victoria Falls

Transfer to the airport in time for departure flight, tour ends.

We make use of mid-range typical African standard lodge accommodation. Accommodation is situated either in national parks, on the banks of a river, or in other places of interest. The accommodation will be a mix of lodges, chalets and tented camps with en-suite bathrooms.

Day 1 – 3

Nantwich Lodge or similar

Day 4 & 5

Elephant’s Eye, Hwange or similar

Day 6

Victoria Falls Hotel or similar

Included
  • Accomodation and meals as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Return airport transfers as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Services of an English-speaking driver guide on the exursions specified.
  • Activities and execursions as mentioned in the itinerary.
  • Park entrance and river usage fees unless otherwise stipulated.
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Departure:

The Best of Hwange departs from Victoria Falls. Whilst it is our every intention to adhere to the above-mentioned itinerary, there may on occasion be a necessity to make alterations in order to make the tour more enjoyable or practical. Therefore please treat the itinerary as a guide only.

Transport:

You will be picked up at Victoria Falls International Airport. For transfers between Victoria Falls and Hwange (or vice versa), 2×4 vehicles may be utilised. All luggage, besides hand luggage and photo equipment, is carried on the vehicle or trailer roof racks to ensure maximum comfort in the vehicle. Some game drives may be conducted in open-sided safari vehicles.

Meals:

Meals included in your safari will be taken in the restaurants at the various accommodation establishments. Please advise us of any special dietary requirements in advance.

Visas:

The onus is on the client to organize all visas required to visit the countries stated on the itinerary.

Travel Insurance:

Please note that travel and cancellation insurance is mandatory for every guest travelling with Jenman African Safaris. All insurance is solely the responsibility of our guests. Please ensure you arrange your own insurance with protection for the full duration of your journey to cover personal injury, damage and loss of personal items including but not limited to camera equipment and other electronic items, medical expenses, repatriation expenses and loss of luggage, etc. Please speak to your travel agent if you require assistance.

Making Your Travels Meaningful:

The Grow Africa Foundation (163-738 NPO) is the responsible tourism initiative started by Jenman African Safaris and Hideaways. The focus of Grow Africa is to make a positive impact on the environment, society and economy in the places we travel to. We do this by instigating and supporting local social and environmental projects.

Your booking makes a difference: With every booking to the value of R10,000 / US$1,000 / EUR1,000 or more a donation of R50 / US$5 / EUR5 will go to the Grow Africa Foundation. Click here to see the projects your booking is supporting.

We are also proud members of Pack for a Purpose, a global initiative that allows you to make a lasting impact on the communities you visit. Use your excess luggage allowance to pack supplies needed by the Dingani Primary School in Zimbabwe. We’ll then make sure it gets delivered to them. Click here to view Dingani’s current needs list.

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