Combine three of Africa’s most iconic national parks into one exceptional safari. A perfect blend of luxury, relaxation, wilderness and adventure. This 9-night trip delivers the complete package to safari lovers.
Experience three top national parks on this ultimate safari: Mosi-oa-Tunya, Hwange and Mana Pools. You’ll stay three nights at each, giving you ample time to explore the area on personalised activities, without compromising on relaxation and comfort. Chater flights between each will ensure your time spent on safari is maximised.
Kick-off your journey on the banks of the upper Zambezi River, just above the Victoria Falls on the Zambian side. Your stylish lodge is within the Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and is the epitome of refined luxury. A mere 12 kilometers from the Falls, you will be torn between spending time at the stunning lodge or heading out on one of the many thrilling activities on offer.
Your second stop will be in the elephant paradise of Hwange. Game drives and bush walks will be the focus of this land-based portion of the safari. End off in remote and uncrowded Mana Pools, borderd by the lower Zambezi River. Land- and water-based activities will showcase this truly wild place and the big-5 animals that call it their home.
Stay at exclusive, wilderness camps
Track white rhino on foot
Go on boat safaris, game drives and canoe trips
Gaze upon the majestic Victoria Falls
Watch herds of elephant in Hwange
Watch game on a walking safari in Mana Pools
A bird-lovers paradise
On arrival in Victoria Falls, a representative will transfer you by road to your first camp: Thorntree River Lodge. Set on the lush banks overlooking the Zambezi River, you will be enveloped in African-chic luxury and great service at this tranquil lodge for the next three nights. Each day, you will get to decide what activities you would like to particiapte in.
Amongst others, your personal guide will show you the cascading spectacle of the Victoria Falls on a guided tour, point out animals and birds on a game drive in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park and thrill you on the Zambezi waters on a canoe safari.
When you are not on activities you will have time to unwind in your goregeous private suite, eat deliciously prepared food on the deck with the Zambezi flowing by and drink an African inspired cocktail by the infinity pool.
Overnight: Thorntree River Lodge
After a tasty breakfast, you will take your road transfer back to Victoria Falls for your scenic charter flight to Hwange. Set in the heart of the Hwange National Park, the intimate Somalisa Camp will be your home for the next three nights.
With thick acacia forests where wild dog rest to the rolling savannah grasslands where lion hunt, there is so much to explore in this wild Zimbabwe park. It’s a vast area filled with incredible birdlife like raptors and predators like lion and leopard, not to mention the mega-herds of elephant. Your expert and knowledgeable guides will reveal the African bush in fascinating ways on daily game drives and guided walks.
With a waterhole right beneath the main deck area, you will often find yourself sharing lunch or a hand-made cocktail, with elephant or bushbuck that come to drink. You are also going to want to spend as much time in your exquisite tent, taking in the surrounding bush. Plush finishes and exquisite décor demand your presence and command your relaxation.
Overnight: Somalisa Camp
Today you will say goodbye to Hwange and hello to the magnificent Mana Pools. Your charter flight and short bush drive will land you in one of the most exquisite locations in Africa: Zambezi Expeditions. This wilderness mobile camp will give you a real taste of wild Africa with comfy tents set overlooking the Zambezi River, kitted out with hot bucket showers and glowing lanterns. Evenings will be spent around the crackling campfire with your favourite beverage in hand, as hear the calls of the wild and smell the delicious aromas of a bush-style dinner.
Mornings and afternoons will be spent out on safari, exploring the heart of Mana Pools National Park. With groves of forested areas, expanisve floodplains, lush river banks and open grasslands, Mana Pools is a haven for wildlife. The dappled light, backed by the blue water of the Zambezi, is a treat for the eyes. Wallowing hippo along the shoreline, elephant reaching with their trunks for Albida pods high in the trees and a pack of wild dog on the hunt as the sun sets, are all common sightings. Each day Mana Pools will showcase a new story for you to witness on game drives, guided bush walks, canoe safaris and shoreline fishing.
Overnight: Zambezi Expeditions
Wake up to the chirps of birds and snorts of hippo on your last day in the African wild. Enjoy an al fresco breakfast as the sun rises once again over the Zambezi Valley. You will then take your charter flight back back to Victoria Falls for your onward arrangements.
Dates And Rates
Rates per person sharing
01 April 2019 - 31 May 2019
01 June 2019 - 31 October 2019
01 November 2019 - 30 November 2019
• Scenic charter flights between camps
• Airport transfers
• Three nights at Thorntree River Lodge, in a luxury suite
• Three nights at Somalisa Camp, in a luxury tent
• Three nights at Zambezi Expeditions, in a luxury tent
• All meals
• All alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages
• Two game activities per day
• Park fees
• Conservation levy
• Laundry service
• Emergency medical evacuation
• International flights (can be arranged on request)
• Premium drinks
• Activities not mentioned
• Visas and health inoculations
• Travel insurance (highly recommended)
• Anything not mentioned
•The itinerary may be done in reverse based on availability
•Alternative accommodation may be suggested based on budget and availability
•The itinerary can be tailor-made to suit your preferred number of days, budget, dates of travel and standard of lodges
•Visas may be necessary and holiday insurance is essential
•Accommodation is per person sharing, unless otherwise specified
•Please note certain activities like walking safaris, mokoros and canoeing may have age restrictions and are at the discretion of the guides.
•Children under the age of 7 years of age are not permitted on this tour. Child rates are available (7-11 years of age). Age of children required.
•Zambezi Expedtions is closed for Dec, Jan, Feb and March. This portion of the trip can be replaced with Lake Kariba or the Okavango Delta. Alternatively it can be excluded from the itinerary.
•Conditions and validities apply
•Single supplement rates may apply
•Prices are based on International rates. SADC rates are available on request.
•Prices may change due to seasonal and exchange rate fluctuations
•Prices may change based on intineray arrangements
•National park and conservation fees are subject to change
•This offer is subject to availability
•International flight prices can be added to the package on request
•Charter flights have a limit of 20kg per person in a soft bag. Excess luggage can be arranged at an extra cost.