This classic 10 day Zimbabwe Safari covers 3 of Zimbabwe’s iconic must see destinations, namely the Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park and Mana Pools.

Victoria Falls from the air

The itinerary starts at Victoria Falls Airport and ends at Harare. We take care of all travel arrangements throughout the itinerary. We can easily extend the itinerary to include some of nearby Botswana’s safari experiences, as well as add regional flights and or services to South Africa.

Map Overview - 10 Day Zimbabwe Safari & Victoria Falls

Day 01 - Arrive Victoria Falls

On arrival at the Victoria Falls International Airport, Zimbabwe, you will be met and transferred to the Victoria Falls River Lodge. This relatively new lodge offers 13 luxury tented suites on the banks of the Zambezi River and is located in the Zambezi National Park itself.

Victoria Falls River Lodge

Here you will spend the next (2) nights on a fully inclusive basis. This afternoon you have the option of going on a sunset game drive or just relaxing in your new enviroment.

Tented suite interior

Bathroom interior in a tented suite

Day 02 - Victoria Falls

This morning after your breakfast, you will be taken on your guided Tour of the Victoria Falls which is a once in a lifetime natural spectacle. You will visit the seemingly lazy Zambezi River thunder into the gorge causing a continuous plume of spray that can be seen for kilometres.

Sunset cruise on the Zambezi River

You will be back at the lodge by lunch time.  This afternoon you will be taken to the Jetty to board your Sunset Cruise including light snacks and local drinks.

A walking safari in the Zambezi National Park
Game drives from Victoria Falls River Lodge

Day 03 - Victoria Falls to Somalisa Camp, Hwange National Park

After your breakfast, you will be transferred back to the Victoria Falls Airport, where you will board your light aircraft transfer to the Manga Airstrip in the Hwange National Park (12h30 / 13h05).  Here you will be met and transferred to the Somalisa Camp to spend the next (3) nights on a fully inclusive basis.

Somalisa Camp, Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Included in your stay are:  Accommodation, all meals, bar accounts (excluding premium imports), laundry, emergency medical evacuation insurance, park fees, twice daily game viewing activities, return airstrip transfers, conservation levies and the services of professional ranger and camp staff.

Day 04 to 05 - On Safari at Somalisa Camp, Hwange National Park

Days spent on safari at Somalisa Camp in the Hwange National Park. Your day will start early with a guided game drive in an open vehicle, followed by a late breakfast at camp. In the afternoons when the heat has dissipated you will enjoy another open vehicle safari.

Somalisa Camp, Tent Interior, Hwange, Zimbabwe
Elephants are in abundance in Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is one of Zimbabwe’s wildlife treasures. Home to an abundance of game including tens of thousands of elephant that roam the region. The terrain is a mix of Mopane woodland in a Sandveld setting with open vleis and rocky outcrops in places.

Day 06 - Hwange to Kanga Camp, Mana Pools

After your breakfast, you will be transferred back to the Manga Airstrip, where you will board your light aircraft transfer to the Dandawa Airstrip in the Mana Pools National Park (13h55 / 16h20).  On arrival at Dandawa, you will be met and transferred to the Kanga Camp where you spend the next (4) nights on a fully inclusive basis.

Kanga Camp, Mana Pools, Zimbabwe

Included in your stay are:  Accommodation, all meals, bar accounts (excluding premium imports), laundry, emergency medical evacuation insurance, park fees, twice daily game viewing activities, return airstrip transfers, conservation levies and the services of professional ranger and camp staff.

Day 07 to 09 - On Safari at Kanga Camp, Mana Pools

Days spent on safari at Kanga Camp in the Lower Zambezi’s Mana Pools. Your day to day routine will follow the same pattern of twice daily guided open vehicle safaris, which at Kanga can also be switched to guided walking safaris.

Kanga Camp, Tent Interior
Lion on safari at Kanga Camp, Zimbabwe

Mana Pools is arguably Zimbabwe’s premier safari destination … thousands of hecatres of Mopane woodland, vleis, open park-like woodlands, floodplains and pans characterize this pristine savanna landscape. Wildlife is abundant in the area and home a healthy predator population including lion & wild dog as well as a healthy leopard population.

Day 10 - Mana Pools to Victoria Falls Airport

After your breakfast, you will be transferred back to the Dandawa Airstrip, where you will board your light aircraft transfer to the Harare Airport (07h30 / 10h15).  On arrival in Harare, you will connect with your afternoon outbound flight back home. (Flight at own arrangements)

Safari Cost

U$ 6630 per person sharing (Apr - May 2022)
U$ 9155 per person sharing (Jun - Oct 2022)
U$ 6630 per person sharing (Nov 2022)

** This itinerary only operates April - November because Mana Pools is closed over the rainy season (Dec - Mar)

Cost Includes
02 Night’s accommodation on a fully inclusive basis at Victoria Falls River Lodge:
All meals, Local beverages, Snacks & local beverages are included on the game drives and/or the sunset river cruises, Afternoon Tea, Complimentary access to onsite Fitness Centre, WIFI, An optional daily transfer from camp (typically departing at 10h00 and returning at 15h00) to Victoria Falls town, A Tour of the Falls (part of daily transfer to town) – the entry fee into the Rainforest is for guest’s own account, Transfers to/from National Park Gate / Jetty for 3rd party activities, Bird watching, Two game activities – i.e. a choice of either a morning/afternoon game drive in the Zambezi National Park, and a sunrise/sunset river cruise – per person per day

07 Night’s accommodation on a fully inclusive basis at Somalisa Camp and Kanga Camp:  All meals, bar accounts (excluding premium imports), laundry, emergency medical evacuation insurance, return shared road transfers to the relevant airstrips, park fees, twice daily game viewing activities, conservation levies and the services of professional ranger and camp staff

All road transfers as per itinerary
All light aircraft transfers as per itinerary
Sightseeing in Vic Falls as per itinerary
Tourism Levy

Cost Excludes
Visas if required
Flights not specified
Airport taxes
Meals not specified
Laundry
Personal items and gratuities
Bar accounts not specified and premium imports
Travel Insurance