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Escape to the beauty of Zimbabwe and Zambia on this honeymoon experience. Take in the dramatic landscapes on game drives and walks. Discover the thrill of rhino-trekking and the charm of sunset river cruises. The stillness of the water. The only sounds being the wildlife in the distance. All the while staying in high-end lodges with first-class hospitality, creating memories to last a lifetime.

At a Glance

  • Lakeside lodge in Bumi Hills
  • Somalisa Camp in the wilderness
  • Thorntree Lodge near Victoria Falls
  • Game drives, village visits, cruises and more

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Our expert tour specialists can tailor this trip to exactly meet your needs. We make the suggestions but the decision is yours

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Practical Info


  • Days 1 - 2
    UK to Bumi Hills
    Following your flight to Bumi Hills you will be met for a short five-minute drive to the lodge, set by Lake Kariba. Bordering both Zimbabwe and Zambia, it is the world’s largest man-made lake at 226km long.
    Bumi Hills Safari Lodge
  • Days 2 - 5
    Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

    Placed on a remote hilltop, your lodge offers spectacular views from pretty much everywhere. Whether that be the infinity pool, the restaurant or the ten stylishly-appointed rooms. Candlelit dinners are really something special.

    Days spent here can be as relaxing or as adventurous as you please. If you’re feeling the latter, head out on a private cruise for a spot of fishing and see if you can catch one of the tiger fish. On land, depart on a game drive on the lookout for lions and other wildlife.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    Bumi Hills Safari Lodge
  • Days 5 - 8
    Somalisa Camp

    Venture west to Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park and your camp, Somalisa. Nestled away on an acacia island, it features two separate pools – one for you and one for the elephants. You can watch as they play while having a nice morning dip.

    The park is often referred to as the land of the giants due to its large elephant herds. Although the plains feature lots of other wildlife, and your expert guide will reveal the best places to explore. Plus, local village visits offer an insight into Zimbabwean culture.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    Somalisa Camp
  • Days 8 - 10
    Thorntree River Lodge

    Head across the border to Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park in Zambia. Your lodge, Thorntree, sits only moments from the stunning Victoria Falls. Alongside visits to the falls, depart on rhino-trekking, game drives, fishing and sunset river cruises.

    Returning from your adventures, the private plunge pool comes in handy. The views aren’t bad, either. There’s also the lodge’s main dining area, infinity pool and sunken boma – the perfect spot for romantic sundowners.

    Meals included: Breakfast, lunch & dinner

    Thorntree River Lodge
  • Days 10 - 11

    Head to the airport for your return flight home.

    Meals included: Breakfast

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Bumi Hills Safari Lodge


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.


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.

10 Days from £3,789 per person
Based on 2 adults sharing

This trip includes

3 nights Bumi Hills Safari Lodge
3 nights Somalisa Camp
2 nights Thorntree River Lodge
Two daily game drives (where applicable)
Scheduled flights and transfers as per itinerary
International flights via Johannesburg

This trip excludes

Supplements for high, peak and festive seasons 


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We will use our destination expertise to plan an itinerary that will work for you – your personal specialist is happy to respond by phone, email or text. Your trip will be refined and reshaped until you love the way it looks, and it fits you perfectly!

The Destinology Distinction

We partner with only the finest hotels & resorts that we feel exemplify the Destinology experience. It’s these close relationships that help us to offer our clients that little bit more. We live luxury and we think you should too.

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