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Wildlife & water: Hwange and Victoria Falls safari

9 days from £3,445pp

Includes flights
What is tailor made? Customised itinerary | Every trip is unique | Flexible accommodation options | Designed to your budget

Itinerary highlights

  • View the spectacular Victoria Falls.

  • Take a canoe trip on the Zambezi River.

  • Enjoy game drives in Hwange National Park.

Price includes

Scheduled international flights
In destination transfers
Activities and excursions as detailed
All accommodation
  • Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe
  • Hwange National Park

Itinerary idea in detail

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Includes international flights from a choice of UK airports, including London, Birmingham, Manchester, Newcastle, Edinburgh and Glasgow.

Day 1 International outbound flight

Day 1 International outbound flight

International outbound flight

Today you begin your journey by boarding your international outbound flight to Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe.

Day 2 Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Day 2 Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

On arrival in Zimbabwe you will be transferred in a private vehicle to Gorges Lodge. The lodge is set on the very edge of the gorge, overlooking the mighty Zambezi some 200 metres below. Black eagles soar past at eye level so we recommend enjoying your first African sunset in the indigenous gardens of the lodge.

Day 3 Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Day 3 Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Your lodge is only 10km from Victoria Falls town so you can enjoy all the activities on offer in this area, whilst staying away from the hustle and bustle. A driver from the lodge will take you to spend a few hours exploring the falls themselves and then you can choose from a wide variety of activities for the rest of your stay.

Day 4 Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Day 4 Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe

Today you might like to head back to the Falls and explore the walking trails and markets. Alternatively you can visit a local village and school, both of which are supported by the lodge. If you're feeling energetic you can walk down the steep gorge footpath to the river but be warned, you have to walk back up again!

Day 5 Hwange National Park

Day 5 Hwange National Park

Victoria Falls Town, Zimbabwe , Hwange National Park

Today you will by transferred overland to Hwange National Park. The first part of the journey will be on good tar road until you reach the national park when you will then swap into an open game viewing vehicle and enjoy a game drive to camp. The duration of this journey depends on how many animals you stop to watch along the way. This afternoon head out on a sundowner game drive.

Day 6 Hwange National Park

Day 6 Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park

Bomani Tented Camp has a great location overlooking the plains and a fantastic waterhole. Enjoy game drives to explore the diverse habitats of the Hwange National Park - from palm fringed open plains, to acacia woodlands and teak forests this is a stunning area.

Day 7 Hwange National Park

Day 7 Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park

Guided walks are a great way to experience the bush from the ground up or alternatively you can spend some time observing game from one of the waterhole hides near the camp.

Day 8 International return flight

Day 8 International return flight

Hwange National Park , International return flight

Today you will be driven back through the park to Victoria Falls airport for your onward travel arrangements

Day 9 International return flight

Day 9 International return flight

International return flight

Arrive home today to complete your journey.

Audley Travel specialist Jennifer
Audley Travel Specialist Tony

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