Zimbabwe Experience Safari 10 Days - From US$7462

"Mana Pools, Lake Kariba, Hwange National Park" - Experience, Explore, Exhilarating Zimbabwe
Image – © Bumi Hills Safari Lodge / African Bush Camps

Experience the best of this beautiful country, exploring magnificent and remote landscapes whilst observing wildlife and birdlife in it’s natural habitat. Staying in a variety of safari accommodation in some of the best locations in Zimbabwe, this 10 day safari offers an exceptional and exhilarating Zimbabwe experience.

Departing from Zimbabwe’s Harare Airport, fly to Mana Pools National Park  where you will explore this Unesco World Heritage with professional Guides in 4×4 safari vehicles and on foot. Your safari then continues to the shore of the Zambezi River, where you will be able to embark on canoeing safaris and tracking wildlife along the riverbanks by foot.  Fly onto Lake Kariba, a very different environment from where you have just spent the last few nights.  Spend 2 nights relaxing in this serene and peaceful environment, with the Zambezi escarpment as your backdrop, overlooking the waters of Lake Kariba.  Your final 3 nights take you to Hwange National Park, a fantastic wildlife haven with activities including game drives, guided walking safaris, bird watching and cultural visits.


• 2 nights at Kanga Camp (Fully Inclusive)
Situated within a private concession, in the most remote part of the World Heritage Site in Mana Pools is the Kanga Pan, a haven for wildlife, drawing animals from near and far to drink and is the location of Kanga Camp, a small & intimate safari camp within a pristine wildlife area.

• 2 nights at Zambezi Expeditions (Fully Inclusive)
Located on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, this comfortable authentic safari camp is the perfect place to embrace the wildness of your surroundings.  Your days will be filled with canoeing safaris on the Zambezi River, walking safaris where you will track wildlife along the shorelines, fishing and game drives in an open 4×4 vehicles.

• 2 nights at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge (Fully Inclusive)
Located high up on a range of remote hills, close to the Matusadona National Park, overlooking the vastness of Lake Kariba, is Bumi Hills Safari Lodge.  Situated on a private conservation area where lions, leopards, elephants and buffalo roam, this spectacular lodge has a total of 10 luxury rooms, all with balconies and uninhibited views over the shimmering waters of Lake Kariba.

• 3 nights at Somalisa Expeditions (Fully Inclusive)
This intimate and authentic safari camp is nestled along the edge of an ancient seasonal floodplain overlooking the savannah in a private concession in Hwange National Park. Walking Safaris are a highlight at this camp, where you can explore the surrounding area on foot with a qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you.  Game drives in 4×4 vehicles also offer the opportunity for more exciting wildlife encounters.

Flexible departures any day

Although it is possible to book this itinerary as shown above, it is entirely customisable. We can add or delete days, change the accommodation used and generally design the tour to suit your individual requirements. For more information,   Contact one of our team to discuss your travel requirements.


Approximate flight time 1 hour 30 minutes

Depart from Zimbabwe’s Harare Airport for your flight to Mana Pools National Park. You will be met on arrival at the airstrip by your Guide who will transfer you to Camp, with a game drive enroute.

After settling into your tent and having some time to unpack, relax and freshen up,  take a sundowner on the deck, watching the sunset as wildlife come to the waterhole.  Dinner and overnight.

Overnight at Kanga Camp (Fully Inclusive)

A full day to explore the surrounding concession and the most remote part of the World Heritage Site in Mana Pools, the Kanga Pan, the only permanent water source for a 20km radius, which creates a haven for wildlife. Activities at Kanga Camp include guided walking safaris through the concession and thrilling day and night game drives led by qualified and passionate local guides.

Overnight at Kanga Camp (Fully Inclusive)

Today you will safari transfer to the Nkupi camping site, on the shores of the Zambezi River, for 2 nights at Zambezi Expedition Camp. The next two days will be filled with adventurous canoeing safaris, tracking wildlife along the riverbanks by foot, and casting a line for catch-and-release tiger fishing.  Game drives in an open 4 x 4 along the flood plains and into the heart of the Mana Pools National Park will offer some exciting opportunities for wildlife sightings.

Overnight at Zambezi Expeditions (Fully Inclusive)

Approximate flight time 30 minutes

Time for one final early morning game drive or walk, returning to the camp for breakfast.  Transfer to the airstrip for your 30 minute flight to Lake Kariba, where you will be met on arrival and transferred the short distance to Bumi Hills Lodge.
Overlooking the shimmering waters of Lake Kariba, activities include boat cruises, fishing, canoeing, guided safari walks, game drives in the Bumi Hills Conservancy.

Overnight at Bumi Hills Safari Lodge (Fully Inclusive)


Today you depart Lake Kariba and fly to Hwange National Park, well known for large concentrations of Elephant, especially  during the dry season when huge numbers congregate around the waterholes.  Lions, Cheetah, Buffalo are also common to view. You may also catch sight of the elusive leopard during your three nights. Spend your days seeking out and observing the wildlife,  with guided walking safaris – a highlight in this area, game drives in 4×4 vehicles with professional guides, bird watching and cultural visits.

Nights are spent under the stars, in your safari tent, listening to the sounds of nature as they unfold during the night.

Overnight at Somalisa Expeditions  (Fully Inclusive)

Approximate flight time 1 hour

After a final breakfast and morning game drive (time permitting), climb aboard your 1hr hour scenic air charter from the airstrip to Victoria Falls International Airport for your onward travel.

Prices & Booking Information:

From USD$7462 per person
Based on 2 adults sharing 1 Room

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Based on a minimum of 2 adults traveling together

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  • Subject to change & availability of services at time of booking
  • From price based on travel 1st April-31st May 2024 and Nov 2024.
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Inclusive of:

• Accommodation as stated in the itinerary
• All inter-camp transfers (Starting in Harare ending Victoria Falls)
• All meals, Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
• Shared game activities as available including walking safaris, morning, afternoon & night game drives
• Laundry

Exclusive of:

• International and regional flights
• Conservation levies
• Tips
• Personal expenses
• Personal travel insurance
• Any activities not mentioned in the itinerary
• Visa fees

* Game drives / walks are shared – for private vehicle & private Guide please contact us

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