Marvel at Zimbabwe’s abundant birdlife on a birding safari
Take a thrilling bush walk looking for elephants and black rhinos
Catch your dinner on a fishing excursion in Matusadona National Park
Hear the bush come to life at night on a nocturnal safari drive
Enjoy a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River next to Victoria Falls
Curated by Nico Heath
Day 2 Mana Pools National Park
Mana Pools National Park is renowned for its excellent birdlife, so your stay begins with a birding safari. Keep your eyes peeled for collared palm thrush, racket-tailed roller, purple-banded sunbird and black-throated wattle-eyes.
Day 4 Mana Pools National Park – Matusadona National Park
In the morning, you’ll be transferred to the camp’s airstrip for your light aircraft flight to Matusadona National Park. Upon arrival, you’ll be driven to your accommodation, before a little relaxation time.
Day 5 Matusadona National Park
Changa Safari Camp’s location on the banks of Lake Kariba means it’s a great fishing location. Today you’ll have the opportunity to catch your lunch or dinner, with a fishing excursion on the lake and the help of an expert guide.
Day 6 Matusadona National Park
Today you’ll embark on a bush walk through the national park with a trained guide. The park is renowned for its large elephant population, as well as being one of the last strongholds for black rhino. There are also abundant bird species seen here.
Day 7 Matusadona National Park – Hwange National Park
In the morning you’ll be escorted to catch your scheduled light aircraft flight to Hwange National Park, where you’ll be met and driven to your camp. Grab a chair and watch the watering hole – one of the best wildlife-viewing spots in the park!
Day 8 Hwange National Park
Your day starts early with a morning game drive through the park with your guide.
Later in the day, relax in your camp or join an excursion to a local village where you’ll meet the headman or headwoman and learn a little about their daily lives.
Day 11 Victoria Falls
Today you have the opportunity to experience the mighty Victoria Falls, known as Mosi-oa-Tunya or ‘The Smoke that Thunders’. In the morning, experience the Falls from the viewpoints – you can opt to take a dip in the Devil’s Pool.
In the afternoon, embark on the Ra-Ikane sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. As well as appreciating the stunning natural beauty, there’s a wide range of animals and birds found along the river’s edge.
Day 12 Departure
Today you’ll be escorted to the airport for your onward journey.