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Hwange National Park , Zimbabwe
Take a safari in largest National Park in Zimbabwe. Hwange is a blend of semi-desert, forest and open savannah and is home to great herds of elephant, big cats and a myriad of plains game.
Visit Hwange National Park
An hour’s drive from Victoria Falls, this package takes in the largest Park in Zimbabwe. At 14,600km2 in size, Hwange National Park is home to the “Presidential Herd” of elephants and is the only place in the country to see giraffe. The vast space the ideal way in which to immerse yourself in the authentic spirit of a safari.
Meet the local people
A traditional safari is not limited to spotting animals. It is about embracing new cultures too. Which is why this package includes an outing to one of the many schools and communities that we have formed relationships with where you can experience the warm hospitality that the people of Africa are known for.
Camps located in private concessions
Each of the camps or lodges in this package is located in a private concession. Private concessions have numerous advantages over national or public parks such as limited tourist numbers per km2 and the ability to enjoy walking safaris, night drives as well as traditional game drives.
Visit the endangered African wild dogs
The African wild dog – also known as the “painted dog” for its attractive colouring – is one of the most endangered animals in the continent. This package includes an outing to Zimbabwe’s Painted Dog Conservation Centre to meet with the volunteers who are working hard to save these fascinating social creatures from extinction.
Days 1-5: Verney’s Camp - HWANGE NATIONAL PARK, ZIMBABWE
Situated in a remote southeastern part of the Hwange National Park, the camp is on a private concession that is not open to regular Park visitors. Verney’s Camp is on a large open floodplain surrounded by mopane and teak forests in which Machaba Safaris’ tents are tucked.
Inspired by safaris of the past, Verney’s Camp is situated in a teak forest that is synonymous with Hwange. With views over a waterhole, the animals put on a daily parade as they come down for their evening drink.
At a glance - Iconic destinations
Discover what makes each camp so interesting and what you can do while there. It could be a flood plain, water pan, woodlands forest, rocky outcrop or vast open lands – each Machaba Safaris destination has features that make it extra, extra special.
Our Popular Activities
From bird watching to taking an untamed walking safari under the care of a highly trained guide, there is always something to see and do.
Activities: Game Drives, Night Drives, Walking Safari Birding Safari & Cultural Visits
Days 1: Road Transfer from Victoria Falls to Manga in Hwange National Park
You take your flight to Victoria Falls International Airport (VFA), on your arrival after immigration paper work you will meet our representative who will then assist you with luggage and then road transfer from Victoria Falls to Hwange Main Camp (Approx 2.5 hours) and then collection from Hwange Main Camp to Verney’s Camp (Approx. 45 minutes).
Check-in and depending on your arrival time lunch will be served then free time to relax followed by afternoon activity then return to the camp dinner and then bedtime.
Day 2, 3 & 4: Verney’s Camp - Hwange National Park
One these Days you have breakfast then morning game viewing activity you will return to the camp in time for lunch and free time to relax and then afternoon tea/coffee followed by afternoon activity then return to the camp in time for dinner and then bedtime at your free time.
Activities on offer are; Game Drives, Night’s safari, Walking Safari, Birding Safari and Cultural Exchange
Day 5: Transfer to Victoria Falls Intl Airport
On this day you will have breakfast in the morning and you will check out of the camp, then you will be transferred to Manga Airstrip for your 45 minutes flights back to Victoria Falls Intl airport in time for your International flight back home.