Victoria Falls & Hwange National Park

Embark on a breathtaking 7-day journey to witness the magnificence of The Great Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park. Your journey begins with a serene and enchanting cruise along the Zambezi River, where you can enjoy game drives, river safaris, and a scrumptious lunch at the iconic Lookout Cafe. For those seeking an even more unforgettable experience, a scenic helicopter flight over Victoria Falls is an absolute must.

Day by day program

Day 1: Arrive Victoria Falls

As soon as you touch down in Victoria Falls, you will be greeted by a friendly representative who will accompany you to your private transfer to the Old Drift Lodge. This luxurious accommodation is located upstream of the iconic Victoria Falls, on the banks of the tranquil Zambezi River. From here, you can enjoy panoramic views of the pristine Zambezi National Park, which lies just 7 kilometres from the mighty Victoria Falls. Old Drift Lodge is a haven for wildlife enthusiasts, as it is nestled within a wilderness paradise that is home to a variety of majestic animals. You can expect to spot elephants, buffalos, sable, eland, zebra, giraffes, kudus, waterbucks, and impalas, among others. As a guest of Old Drift Lodge, you will have the unique opportunity to immerse yourself in this exquisite natural world.

Day 2: Victoria Falls

Kickstart your day with a captivating early morning game drive in Zambezi National Park. The park is an untamed wilderness where you can expect to see an abundance of wildlife in their natural habitat. The drive is a perfect opportunity to capture some of the most stunning views of the park's scenery and wildlife. Afterward, it's time to witness the majestic Victoria Falls, a truly awe-inspiring experience that will take your breath away. The sight, the sound, the smell - all of it will leave you humbled by the sheer power of nature's supreme masterpiece. No photograph can ever truly capture the reality of the falls, and nothing can prepare you for the breathtaking moment when you first lay eyes on it. After the tour of the falls, enjoy a delectable lunch at the Lookout Café. As the day comes to an end, retreat to your lodge for a sumptuous dinner and overnight stay. You can relax in the comfort of your luxurious accommodation, listening to the sounds of the wild outside. The lodge offers a tranquil and serene setting, allowing you to connect with nature and unwind after a long day of adventure.

Day 3: Victoria Falls

At Old Drift Lodge, a plethora of activities awaits you to make your stay even more memorable. Alternatively, you can opt for additional activities in Victoria Falls that are not included in the package. Some of the exciting activities that you can indulge in include the adrenaline-pumping helicopter flight, where you can witness the beauty of the falls from a bird's eye view. Another option is to enjoy a relaxing Zambezi Royal Sundowner cruise, where you can watch the sunset while sipping on a refreshing drink and taking in the picturesque views of the Zambezi River. For the more adventurous at heart, Highwire activities such as the bungee jump, gorge swing or zip line offer an adrenaline rush like no other. At Old Drift Lodge, you can engage in a range of activities, such as game drives, guided walks, river safaris, bird watching, fishing, and many more. The lodge's location within the Zambezi National Park provides guests with an exclusive opportunity to experience the park's wilderness and wildlife. You can expect to spot elephants, buffalos, sables, zebras, giraffes, and impalas, among other wildlife, on your game drives and walks. In conclusion, there is no shortage of activities to enjoy during your stay at Old Drift Lodge and in Victoria Falls. Whether you seek adventure or relaxation, there is something for everyone.

Day 4: Victoria Falls - Hwange National Park

Embark on the next leg of your adventure as you bid farewell to Old Drift Lodge and embark on a scenic road transfer to Victoria Falls Airport. The 45-minute journey will take you through the picturesque landscapes of Zimbabwe, giving you a glimpse of the country's natural beauty. Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, board your second transfer to Hwange Main Camp, where your safari adventure truly begins. From there, you will proceed to Verney's Camp, your home away from home for the next three nights. Nestled within a private concession in the heart of Hwange National Park, Verney's Camp offers an unparalleled safari experience. The camp's luxurious accommodations, coupled with its prime location, allow guests to immerse themselves in the sights and sounds of the African bush. During your stay at Verney's Camp, you can look forward to exciting game drives and guided walks, where you will have the opportunity to witness the abundant wildlife that calls Hwange home. Keep your eyes peeled for elephants, lions, leopards, hyenas, and other fascinating animals that roam freely in the park. At the end of each day, return to Verney's Camp, where you can unwind in the comfort of your luxury tented accommodation, complete with modern amenities and exceptional service. Savor delicious meals prepared using locally sourced ingredients, while enjoying breathtaking views of the African sunset.

Day 5-6 Hwange National Park

Immerse yourself in the natural wonders of Hwange National Park with an exhilarating morning safari, where you can witness the abundant wildlife in their natural habitat. From majestic elephants to elusive leopards, the park is home to a diverse range of fascinating animals that will leave you in awe. After your morning adventure, return to the camp for a delicious breakfast and some leisure time. You can opt for a bush walk to explore the area on foot, taking in the sights and sounds of the African bush. Alternatively, you can relax at the camp and soak up the serene atmosphere. As the day heats up, enjoy a scrumptious lunch before embarking on a late afternoon safari, where you can witness the park's wildlife in action during their most active time of day. As the sun sets, return to the camp for a delectable dinner and a night under the stars. Throughout your stay at Verney's Camp, you will have the opportunity to partake in a variety of activities as set out by the lodge's daily program. From game drives to guided walks, each experience promises to be unique and memorable. At Verney's Camp, you will also enjoy exceptional service and luxurious tented accommodation, where you can unwind and rejuvenate after a day of adventure. With its prime location in the heart of Hwange National Park and a wealth of activities on offer, Verney's Camp is the perfect base for your Zimbabwean safari.

Day 7: Departure

After a hearty breakfast and one last unforgettable morning activity, it's time to say goodbye to the African bush and head back home. You will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport via a comfortable and convenient light aircraft, allowing you to soak up the last views of Zimbabwe's stunning landscapes from above. As you depart, take with you memories of incredible wildlife encounters, awe-inspiring natural wonders, and the warmth and hospitality of the Zimbabwean people. Your journey may be coming to an end, but the experiences you have had will stay with you forever.

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    What is included in the trip?

    The price includes
    • Private road transfers
    • 03 nights at Old drift Lodge on a All-inclusive basis
    • 03 nights at Verney’s Camp on a All-inclusive basis
    • Shared daytime game drives in 4x4 game drive vehicles
    • Bush breakfast & Sundowners
    • All guest conservation contributions and park fees
    • All statutory taxes for the flights mentioned above
    • Medical Emergency Evacuation Insurance
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    • Travel insurance
    • Cancellation of trip
    • Any items of personal nature
    • Spa treatments and purchases
    • International flights
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