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This is the finest cross country camping safari in Zimbabwe. There is a high staff to guest ratio and takes a maximum of 8 guests. The safari visits all the best reserves along the Zambezi Valley. activities and modes of transport are varied to make the safari as stimulating as possible: land rovers, aircraft transfers, boats, canoes and your own two feet will all be put to use. all meals are included, except for lunch and dinner at Victoria Falls.

THE RHINO SAFARI

Day 1: Victoria Falls
On arrival in Victoria Falls you are met and transferred to the Ilala Lodge. the afternoon is at leisure to explore the Falls or take an optional Sunset Cruise on the Zambezi River.  In the evening your guide will meet with the group for a pre safari briefing.

Days 2 to 4: Hwange National Park
Travel south by road to Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe's largest wildlife sanctuary. Here we spend our time game viewing and birding on nature drives, at waterholes, and on walks n the Makalolo area. We may see Elephant, Buffalo, Sable Antelope, Cheetah, lion, leopard or Wild Dog. accommodations at the exclusive Makalolo Bush Camp within Hwange National Park.

Days 5 and 6: Chizarira National Park
From Hwange we fly to the rugged Chizarira National Park, one of Zimbabwe's most remote and least accessible reserves, spectacularly located on the escarpment of the Zambezi Valley. Our time will be spent tracking Elephant, Lion, leopard and Buffalo. the camp is pre erected in a remote bush site.

Days 7 to 9: Matusadona National Park - Lake Kariba
Today, transfer by light aircraft to Matusadona National Park on the shores of Lake Kariba. Here we camp for three nights spending time on drives and walks, viewing large concentrations of Buffalo, elephant and other animals. Here is the best opportunity to see Black Rhino.

Days 10 to 12: Mana Pools National Park
Early this morning we board a motorboat to the town of Kariba and then fly to Mana Pools. The canoe safari begins near Ruckomechi. gliding silently down the mighty Zambezi River in Mana Pools is one of the high points of the safari. No previous experience is necessary but a sense of adventure is essential. Elephant, Hippos and Crocodiles are seen at the waters edge. overnight at secluded, fully serviced camps each night.

Day 13: End of Safari
After breakfast you will be flown back to Kariba Airport by mid t late afternoon to connect with your onward flight. 

DEPARTURE DATES:
May 13     June 10, 24     July 08, 22     August 05, 19
Sept. 02, 16 and 30

RATES:  $3,410.00 per person for May and June departures
All other departures are $3,780.00 per person.
 

What's Included?

Accommodation on a sharing basis, all meals (except in Victoria Falls which is on a bed and breakfast basis) all excursions related to the safari, the transfer from the airport to Victoria Falls, soft drinks, local beers and wine, services of guide and staff.

Not included?
International airfares, visas, excursions not related to the safari, departure tax, gratuities, items of a personal nature.

 

 

What Else?

There are a number of safaris available in Zimbabwe.
The Best of Zimbabwe Wing Safari
The Mana Canoe Trail
and privately guided safaris.

Call for details.

 

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