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10 Day Mana Pools, Hwange & Victoria Falls , Zimbabwe

OUR SAFARIS10 Day Mana Pools, Hwange & Victoria Falls , Zimbabwe

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Places Covered

Harare - Mana Pools National Park - Hwange National Park & Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Highlights

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Are you looking for a true adventurer's Safari?

This 10-day Safari is right for you, it will take you to some of the most remote, pristine safari destination in the heart of Africa.

Zimbabwe is very wild and you can be sure to experience a true African safari in a very safe and service orientated environment. Mana Pools National Parks and Hwange National Park are two destinations that any seasoned safari-goer should visit as it offers experiences, unlike anything you will get anywhere else.

Day 1 – 2: Jacana Gardens Guesthouse, Harare

The lovely owner-run & managed Jacana Gardens Guesthouse is located in the leafy suburbs of Harare in lush gardens. Located not far from the popular ‘Sam Levey’s Village’ Shopping centre and several award-winning restaurants.

Enjoy genuine and uncomplicated hospitality at Jacana Gardens Guest Lodge. Our Dutch managed accommodation is situated on a quiet and secure one-acre property within the Golden Triangle of Harare’s northern suburbs. Our Bed & Breakfast is only a 25-minute drive from Harare’s International Airport, 10 minutes from the centre of Harare and 5 minutes from Sam Levy´s Shopping Village (Zimbabwe´s premium shopping and dining destination also include Harare´s recently built and largest cinema complex and state-of-the-art gym) and Borrowdale Brooke Golf Club.

Come stay in one of our six individually decorated spacious bedrooms or Garden Cottage, each with its design, all en-suite and with patio doors that open onto verandas, overlooking a lush garden and swimming pool. Each room has satellite television, free unlimited high-speed WIFI internet, DStv (125 channels), private safe, mini/bar, tea & coffee making facilities, hairdryer, fan and heater.

Day 2 – 5: Camp Mana, Mana Pools National Park

This rustic unassuming owner run and managed camp is located within Mana Pools National Park close to the Zambezi River. Accommodation is in one of 8 Meru Style Tents all overlooking the River.

Camp Mana is a seasonal tented safari camp located on the banks of The Zambezi River in Mana pools, Zimbabwe and is part of a UNESCO world heritage site that is consistently rated amongst the best safari destinations in Africa. This is undoubtedly the best location for a walking safari. It also has a special status amongst wildlife photographers and is arguably the best place in Africa for canoeing safaris.

For those seeking an incomparable African Safari, Camp Mana provides exceptional guiding based out of a tented camp boasting simple elegance, old-world style and unpretentious luxury in the wilderness. Camp Mana provides all the creature comforts in the wilderness without removing the wild from the experience.

We provide our guests with an unforgettable, immersive, authentic bush experience with minimal impact on the environment. Without compromising guest comfort, we touch the earth lightly with our solar-powered luxury tented camp.

While at Camp Mana guests participate in bush walks, game drives, canoeing safaris and some choose to spend the entire day relaxing in camp enjoying the constant stream of animals and birds that pass through the camp.

Day 5 – 8: Khulu Bush Camp, Hwange National Park

The beautiful family-owned & run Khulu Bush Camp is set on a private concession of the Date Vlei and overlooks a very productive waterhole. Accommodation is in spacious ensuite tents on risen decks overlooking the water and the concession.

Welcome to Khulu Bush Camp, Hwange National Park’s quintessential luxury safari lodge. Inspired by the breathtaking splendour of its natural surrounds, Khulu Bush Camp reflects Africa’s timeless wonder and natural beauty, providing you with the ultimate and utterly unforgettable safari experience.

Khulu Bush Camp is the smaller, more intimate sister lodge to its neighbouring Ivory Lodge. The excellent accessibility does not take away from its unparalleled feeling of seclusion and remoteness in the true African wilderness. Khulu Bush Camp is a tribute to Cedric Wilde, one of the Directors of the Amalinda Safari Collection, who it is named after. Khulu is the community and staff’s affectionate name for Cedric and it means ‘grandfather’. If you are lucky enough to be in camp with Khulu himself your evenings will be spent around the fire, talking of days gone by and strumming to old country tunes.

The beauty of this camp is that it combines luxurious and private accommodation with old-world hospitality. Khulu overlooks an ancient riverbed, in today’s terms called a ‘vlei’, known to attract a variety of the greatest wildlife and birdlife in Hwange National Park, right on your doorstep.

Day 8 – 10: Ilala Lodge Hotel, Victoria Falls

This beautiful hotel is located centrally in Victoria Falls and is one of the closest to the Falls entrance. It is close to the banks, restaurants and town. Accommodation is in spacious ensuite air-conditioned rooms which look into the Zambezi National Park and depending on the season you can see the spray from the Falls.

The perfect location from which to explore Africa’s adventure capital

Ilala Lodge Hotel is a family-run hotel that offers luxury and comfort in the heart of Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. Nestled in attractive gardens, the well-appointed hotel is a mere eight-minute walk from Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Ilala Lodge Hotel is ideally located and it is very easy for guests to access all the historical sites, restaurants and activities available in Victoria Falls. The friendly and attentive staff of this welcoming hotel makes sure that your visit is perfect in every way.

Day 1: Transfer to Jacana Gardens Guesthouse, Harare

When you arrive at Harare International Airport you will be met by our representative just after your immigration paperwork and then transfer from HRE International Airport to Jacana Gardens Guesthouse where you will stay for one night before your adventure safari begins.

Inclusions: 1 nights’ accommodation on a bed & breakfast basis 

Activities included:  None

Accommodation basis includes: Accommodation, breakfast, VAT & Tourism Levy

Day 2:  Transfer to transfer from Jacana Gardens Guesthouse to HRE Domestic Airport.

Breakfast and check out Jacana Gardens Guesthouse and Airport transfer from Jacana Gardens Guesthouse to HRE Domestic Airport. It will be a flight from Harare to Mana Pools on a Small plane charter flight (seat rate) from HRE Domestic Airport to Mana Pools.

When you arrive at the airstrip in Mana Pool National Park, you will be welcomed by the guide from Camp Mana and he will transfer you to the Camp where you will stay for 3 nights. Check-in and you will be served lunch and free time to relax.

Later in the afternoon, you will have afternoon tea/coffee then depart for the afternoon game viewing activity and then you will be back to the camp almost in time for dinner and then bedtime.

Day 3 & 4: Camp Mana, Mana Pools National Park

On these days you will have breakfast then morning activity, lunch break and free time to relax then afternoon activity then back to the camp for dinner and bedtime.

Activities included: Game Drives, Walking Safaris, Canoeing & fishing

Accommodation basis includes Ensuite tent, all meals, local beverages, laundry, National Park fees and 2 activities.

 Day 5: Domestic Flight from Mana Pools to HWN National Airport

Breakfast in the morning and you will check out then transfer to Mana Pools airstrip in time for your local flight Small plane charter flight (seat rate) from Mana Pools to HWN National Airport.

When you arrive at the airport our representative from Khulu Bush Camp will be waiting for you and then transfer you to the camp.

Check-in and then you will have lunch and free time to relax then later afternoon game viewing activity. You will later return to the camp almost in time for dinner and bedtime.

Day 6 & 7: Khulu Bush Camp, Hwange National Park

On these days you will have breakfast then morning activity, lunch break and free time to relax then afternoon activity then back to the camp for dinner and bedtime.

Inclusions: 3 nights’ accommodation on a fully inclusive basis

Activities included: Game drives, Guided Walks, Pan Sits, visit the Painted Dog Conservation Centre and Community & Culture Visits

Accommodation basis includes Accommodation (ensuite Tented Chalet), all meals, local beverages, laundry, National Park Conservation Fees, CWF fees and 2 activities per day.

Day 8 & 9: Transfer from Khulu Bush Camp to Ilala Lodge Hotel, Victoria Falls

On day 9, you will have breakfast then morning activity and then later check out of the camp, then Complimentary inter-camp transfer from Khulu Bush Camp to Painted Dog Conservation centre. Shared road transfer from Painted Dog Conservation Centre to Ilala Lodge.

Check-in at Ilala Lodge Hotel in Victoria Falls and you will stay here for 2 nights. 

Inclusions: 2 nights’ accommodation on a dinner, bed & breakfast basis

Activities included:  None

Accommodation basis includes: Accommodation (standard room), breakfast, dinner, VAT & Tourism Levy

Day 10: Shared airport transfer from Ilala Lodge to VFA International Airport

Breakfast in the morning and depending on your flight, our driver will transfer and drop you off at Victoria Falls Intl Airport (VFA) in time for your flight back home or onwards arrangements.

End of the adventure safari

Package includes:

  • Airport transfer from HRE International Airport to Jacana Gardens Guesthouse
  • 1-night bed & breakfast basis at Jacana Gardens Guesthouse
  • Airport transfer from Jacana Gardens Guesthouse to HRE Domestic Airport
  • Small plane charter flight (seat rate) from HRE Domestic Airport to Mana Pools
  • 3 nights’ fully inclusive basis at Camp Mana
  • Small plane charter flight (seat rate) from Mana Pools to HWN National Airport
  • Complimentary airport transfer from HWN National Airport to Khulu Bush Camp
  • 3 nights’ fully inclusive basis at Khulu Bush Camp
  • Complimentary inter-camp transfer from Khulu Bush Camp to Painted Dog Conservation Centre
  • Shared road transfer from Painted Dog Conservation Centre to Ilala Lodge
  • 2 nights’ dinner, bed & breakfast basis at Ilala Lodge
  • Shared airport transfer from Ilala Lodge to VFA International Airport

 

Package Excludes:

  • Visas for Zimbabwe
  • Travel Insurance
  • Additional meals, drinks and activities not specified above
  • Airport departure tax – currently USD15.00 pp payable in cash directly at the airport before departure (VHRE)
  • Items of personal nature
  • Gratuities

 

Notes:

  • Itinerary available in reverse order; please enquire from your consultant about cost difference.
  • Please contact your consultant for the cancellation policies for the various properties.
  • All activities are at the discretion of the guides and camp managers; water-based activities dependant on water level; fishing seasonally.
  • Copy of terms and conditions is available on request.
  • All properties and charter/transfer companies reserve the right to amend rates throughout the year, where possible this will be advised beforehand.
  • Costs are based on rates made available by our suppliers for the requested travel period.
  • Costs are subject to change due to currency fluctuations or any other statutory increases beyond our control.
  • It might be necessary, due to circumstances beyond our control, where we might need to change the programme. Closing times at sightseeing points, changed flight times, roadblocks, detours or act of nature can also delay the programme. We reserve the right to make changes due to the circumstance of this nature.

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