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13
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£5,545
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Wildlife & Safari
Africa
Jul - May

Welcome to Zimbabwe, a land of dramatic landscapes and natural wonders. Its relatively untamed parks allow for some special game viewing. Starting your tour in Mana Pools and ending it in Zambia, stay in high-end camps with an emphasis on personal service. You may be out in the thick of the wilderness, but every whim is taken care of. Returning after a day in the bush and sinking into your private plunge pool, it doesn’t get much better than that.

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  • Mana Pools and Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe
  • Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia
  • Luxury camps in the heart of the action
  • Highly personal service throughout

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  • Days 1 - 2
    UK to Harare
    After touching down in Harare, take an internal flight to Mana Pools in the north of Zimbabwe. This World Heritage Site is known for its large herds of elephants, hippos, crocodiles and other wildlife.
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    Zambezi Expeditions
  • Days 2 - 5
    Zambezi Expeditions

    On the banks of the Zambezi River, this mobile camp provides a front-row seat to the action and gives the word ‘glamping’ new meaning. While it may be out in the wilderness, all your needs are taken care of – leaving more time to relax and take it all in. Discover the wildlife-rich plains via game drives and walks, try your hand at tiger fishing from the river banks, and head out on the waters on a canoe.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

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    Zambezi Expeditions
  • Days 5 - 7
    Kanga Camp

    Delve deeper into Mana Pools at the Kanga Pan. The most remote section of the park, it’s riverine forests and woodland make it a pleasure to explore by foot. Kanga Pan is the only nearby water source and as such attracts vast numbers of wildlife. Add in the fact that its undeveloped, and you have some amazing game viewing. In the evening, enjoy a romantic dinner for two while watching the elephants gather at the water hole.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

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    Kanga Camp
  • Days 7 - 10
    Somalisa Camp

    Next up is Hwange National Park in the west of Zimbabwe, known as the land of the giants for its large elephant herds. Your camp, tucked away on an acacia island, offers the perfect base to explore. Two pools are featured; one for you and one for the elephants. Come for a swim in the morning and watch as they play. On game drives, walks and visits to local villages, you will be led by expert guides who are passionate about the area.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

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    Somalisa Camp
  • Days 10 - 13
    Thorntree River Lodge

    In Zambia’s Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, only a short drive from Victoria Falls, Thorntree offers a wonderful way to end the journey. Only ten rooms are featured with each boasting a private plunge pool. An infinity pool overlooks the river, and a sunken boma plays host to memorable moments as the sun goes down. Alongside visits to the stunning Victoria Falls, experience the thrill of rhino-trekking on foot, game drives, fishing and sunset river cruises

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

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    Accommodation
    Thorntree River Lodge
  • Day 13
    Depart

    Head to the airport for your return flight home.

    Meals included: Breakfast

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Mana Pools

Zambezi Expeditions

‘Camp Overlooking the Zambezi River’

In Mana Pools National Park, Zambezi Expeditions lies only seconds from the Zambezi River. This makes it great for game drives, fishing and canoeing safaris. The mobile camp features 6 twin-bedded tents with en-suite bathrooms and al fresco hot bucket showers.

Mana Pools

Kanga Camp

‘Remote Camp with Abundant Wildlife’

In the most remote section of Mana Pools is the Kanga Pan, where Kanga Camp is located. There is a main lounge and dining area overlooking the waterhole, as well as twin-bedded tents with en-suite bathroom facilities. Guests can enjoy game drives, bird watching, walking safaris, canoeing and fishing excursions.

Hwangwe

Somalisa Camp

‘Luxury Tents in the Heart of the Action’

Somalisa Camp sits on an acacia island in Hwange National Park. Famous for its large elephant herds, the park is great for guided walks and drives. The camp features a main decking area with lounge and dining room, as well as a pool overlooking a natural waterhole. Seven tents include en-suite bathrooms, indoor and outdoor showers, and a copper bathtub.

Zambia

Thorntree River Lodge

‘Rooms with Private Pools’

Thorntree River Lodge is in Zambia’s Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, only moments away from Victoria Falls. As well as visits to the falls, guests can enjoy rhino trekking, game drives, cultural visits, fishing and sunset river cruises. The main deck features an open dining area and infinity pool, while each of the rooms boast a private pool.

13 Days from £5,545 per person
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This trip includes

3 nights at Zambezi Expeditions
2 nights at Kanga Camp
3 nights at Somalisa Camp
3 nights at Thorntree River Lodge
Accommodation on Fully Inclusive basis
Two safari activities per day (where applicable)
Domestic flights and road transfers as specified
International flights via Johannesburg in economy class 

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Supplements for high, peak and festive seasons 

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