This trip will take you to the mighty Victoria falls, one of the world’s natural 7 wonders, then to Hwange, Zimbabwe’s largest national Park, through the Spotted Dogs point, to Matopos known for ancient rock painting, hanging rock, rock climbing and Khamis ruins.
A stopover or a night in Buluwayo, the city of Kings (and probably Queens), to the Antelope hill National Park for a side by side walk with lions, Elephant back ride and head to the Capital city, Harare, .
The 6 days event packed safaris starts at Victoria Falls national Park and Ends in Harare.
Immerse yourself into a country of unparalleled diversity of wildlife, amazing people and adventure of a life time. The exciting adventure tours will leave you breathless at the same time rejuvenating your mind, body and soul.
Day 1- Victoria Falls
Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, a guide will meet you and transfer you to our shuttle which will take you straight to the renowned Victoria Falls.
This is one of the most spectacular waterfalls in the world and one of the greatest attractions in Africa. Victoria Falls is located on the Zambezi River which is the fourth largest river in Africa. It also defines the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. Victoria Falls is considered to be the largest waterfall in the world. It is also the only waterfall in the world with a length of more than a kilometer and a height of more than hundred meters. It is also known as Mosi-o-Tunya, meaning the smoke that thunders. The spray and the mist from the falling water can be seen from a distance of 50 kilometers. The noise of Victoria Falls can be heard from a distance of 40 Kms. The Falls were named after Queen Victoria by Scottish missionary and famous explorer David Livingstone.
A thrilling guided tour of the rainforest and magnificent Victoria Falls will mark the beginning of the most anticipated adventure
Tour of the rainforest and mighty Victoria Falls
A walk through the rainforest will hold many surprises for you, some of them being the spectacular 17 viewpoints that give panoramic views of the entire waterfall as well as the Vic Falls railway bridge.
Lunch will be served at your Lodge. And soon after, the magnificent tour including a heart throbbing bungee jump , ziplining, helicopter rides and more (Extra activitie)
A well-deserved placid rest is essential after such an adrenaline filled adventure of the day.
Dinner will be served at your Lodge.
Day 2- Hwange game drive and painted dog safari
After an early breakfast at Victoria Falls Rest Camp you will set off to Hwange.
Hwange National Park
Hwange National Park is the largest natural reserve in Zimbabwe situated in the southwest of Zimbabwe between Bulawayo and Victoria Falls. It covers more than 14,600 km and is filled with large concentrations of game, a plethora of wildlife and a diverse variety of habitats.
Named after the local Nhanzwa chief, the area was inhabited by Bushmen before being designated a National Park in 1929. The park is managed by the Zimbabwe Parks and Wildlife Authority and is one of Zimbabwe’s most visited national parks due to her massive numbers of game.
It is famous for its wildlife diversity which includes the big five as well as its flora and fauna and is well known for its large concentrations on elephants.
Adventure at Hwange will kick off with a thrilling game drive.
After the amazing game drive, lunch will be served at your Lodge. Soon after lunch there will do a painted dog safari.
This is a unique opportunity to see painted dogs. You will experience wildlife conservation at grass roots level whilst helping support the ongoing painted dog conservation. Painted dogs are unique to Africa and are amongst this continent’s most endangered species. It is estimated that a mere 3000-50000 remain. The painted dog population in Zimbabwe is one of the last strongholds of the species and the Painted dog conservation team are committed to safeguarding them
Check in and Dinner will be at your Lodge in Buluwayo or Matopos
Day 3- Rock Climbing adventure and Khami touring experience in Bulawayo
After an early sumptuous breakfast at Hwange you will set off for Bulawayo’s renowned Matopos and Khami ruins
The adventure for the day will start off at Matopos.
Feel the essence of a game drive in the private concessions of Hwange National Park. These will guarantee you a veritable feast for the senses, encompassing unbelievable scenery. Game drives are the best way to see the variety of wildlife and scenery of the park and they almost yield unexpected sightings, perhaps a leopard lounging in a tree. The game drive guides have trained eyes for spotting wildlife, local knowledge regarding animal identification, local history, vegetation and local culture.
Witness the extreme beauty and magic of the Matobo hills in a mountain climbing expedition mood. Not to miss out is the Cecil John Rhodes burial site ultimately known as the ‘the world’s view’ situated at Matobo hills Enjoy viewing the white and black rhinoceros, sable antelope, leopard and klipspringer that call this region home..
Rock climbing At Matopos will give you ultimate thrills of heights and the adrenalin-filled satisfaction of completing the climb. This climb appeals to the seasoned climber in pursuit of heart throbbing adventure.
Matobo Hills were formed over 2 billion years ago from eroded granite that produced whaleback dwalas. These large boulders have been associated with early Stone Age human occupation and trace back to the history of Anglo-Ndebele conflicts. This unique topography features an outstanding collection of rock paintings. The Matopos Hills has a great deal of historical relevance in Zimbabwe. The estate of Cecil John Rhodes was once located at Matopos Hills and his grave is at a site called World’s View, on the summit of one of the hills.
Upon arrival there will be a guided tour of Matobo hills and Rhodes Grave.
Guided tour and rock climbing at Matobo hills
At lunch time you will head to Bulawayo city center for a lavish meal and go to Khami for an expedition of a lifetime.
Khami Ruins guided tour
Khami Ruins is a World Heritage Site established around 1450 and abandoned in the mid 17th century. It is composed of a complex series of platforms of dry stone walls whose architectural ensemble illustrate a significant stage in history.
Marvel at the series of terraces with ornately decorated stone walls. You will visit the small on-site museum to gather some background information on the smaller terraces which once housed clay huts for the state officials and the open areas which were reserved for commoners.
Dinner will be served at your lodge.
Day 4– Antelope Park
After being served breakfast at Choice Guest House, you will head to Gweru- Antelope Park
Antelope Park is a unique game reserve and a haven of tranquility set in the African bush, welcoming guests and volunteer eco-tourists alike to the charming and remarkable camp site. It is the ideal stopover for anyone looking for a truly unique experience walking side by side with lions and enjoying a ride on the back of the ginormous elephants.
Choice Guesthouse and Backpackers offers a tranquil and ample space for travelers looking to relax and/or explore Bulawayo. Free Wi-Fi, BBQ, & private parking is available on site.
You will definitely fall in love with the gentle giants of Africa during an unforgettable elephant encounter at Antelope Park. Riding on one of these magnificent animals is a unique adventure experience one can ever imagine and it gives you a ride on nature’s very own four-wheel drive.
You will realize that a camping safari is a truly immersive African experience that brings the wildlife of Africa all the way to your doorstep. There is no better way to connect with the bush than by making camp and falling asleep under the star-studded sky. Antelope park camping site brings you closer to Mother Africa and gives you an experience of a lifetime.
Walk with lions
This is an up close and personal interaction with the largest cat in Africa. You will experience a walk on the wild side with the kings of the jungle, an experience like no other and a bucket list activity which cannot definitely be missed. Nerves are to be expected but by the end of the walk you will feel like part of the pride and be left with a memory you will never forget.
Elephant Back Ride (Extra Activity)
After such a nerve wrecking but thrilling encounter with lions, lunch will be served then you will engage yourself in an unforgettable elephant back ride.
Accommodation And Dinner at Antelope Park giving you a truly immersive outdoor experience.
Day 5- The adventure comes to a halt and you head to Harare with fond memories.
After a night in Harare, you head to Robert Mugabe International Airport for your journey back home,
Note: an option of ending the trip at Victoria Falls International Airport is also possible.
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