Hwange and Victoria Falls (5 Days)

Tour Code 19HVF5. Short Safaris & Treks
5 days from
$905 USD
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Plus 60 USD mandatory Safari Pass
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Group Size: Minimum 2, Maximum 12. Age Group: 12+

Game drive in Hwange National Park and view the thunderous Victoria Falls on this Zimbabwe highlights tour.

This exciting 5-day Zimbabwe tour provides the opportunity to encounter 'Big 5' game, the rare wild dogs in Hwange National Park and the majestic Victoria Falls - one of the natural 7 wonders of the world.

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Day 1. Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park

On arrival, you will be met at Victoria Falls Airport (VFA) and transferred to Hwange National Park - Zimbabwe’s largest and best-known game park.

Our campsite is located at the main gate of the park and has a number of waterholes situated nearby making the area rich in game.

*For those already in Victoria Falls, the meeting point is the Victoria Falls Rest Camp, Parkway Drive.

Day 2. Hwange National Park Highlights. Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe.

Today, we transfer to open safari vehicles and enter Hwange National Park. Located in Zimbabwe’s far west, Hwange sits in a remarkable belt of natural wilderness which extends across into neighbouring Botswana. It;'s home to Africa’s 'Big 5' (leopard, lion, elephant, rhino and buffalo) together with giraffe, cheetah, gemsbok, hyena and the Wild (Painted) Dog which we search for on a morning and afternoon game drive.

Day 3. Hwange National Park to Victoria Falls Highlights. Zambezi sunset cruise - Zimbabwe.

This morning we head out to explore the Park to view the elephant and perhaps lion, antelope and buffalo. We take our leave of the park and make our way back to Victoria Falls and our campsite for the next two nights where you have the opportunity to enjoy the many optional activities available in the area.

This afternoon you we will take a sunset dinner cruise on the Zambezi River, hoping to spot animals coming down to the water’s edge to drink. Commonly spotted animals include hippo, crocodile, various antelope and rich bird-life, and if we are lucky, elephant.

Day 4. Victoria Falls Highlights. Victoria Falls Town - Activities.

Today you have the choice of joining activities, or to simply relax in our beautiful surroundings. Popular activities include scenic flights for a birds-eye view of the falls, bungy jumping off the Livingstone Bridge, gorge swinging, jet boating, game drives and cultural excursions to name just a few. Alternatively, explore the town which offers a wide variety of unique experiences and great shopping opportunities.

Day 5. Victoria Falls Highlights. Victoria Falls National Park.

This morning we take a guided walk of the Falls themselves to see this amazing natural wonder and a UNESCO world heritage site before transferring to the Airport for your onward journey.

Suggested Pre-Tour Accommodation.

Vic Falls Restcamp

Vic Falls Restcamp is situated right in town within walking distance of the shops, markets, restaurants and activity booking centre. Single and twin rooms are available with shared facilities at tis accommodation along with a swimming pool to relax at.

* Suggested pre and post tour accommodation can be booked together with your tour. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Suggested Post-Tour Accommodation.
Vic Falls Restcamp

Vic Falls Restcamp is situated right in town within walking distance of the shops, markets, restaurants and activity booking centre. Single and twin rooms are available with shared facilities at tis accommodation along with a swimming pool to relax at.

* Suggested pre and post tour accommodation can be booked together with your tour. Please enquire at the time of booking.

Additional Info

TOUR STYLE:
Short Safari & Treks
This Short Safaris & Treks tour is operated by a locally based (African) ground handler who has maintained standards at a high level over a period of time. We believe that working with a local operator in this way assists the community to benefit in a sustainable way from tourism. At the same time, it provides our clients with the extensive local knowledge and enthusiasm of the local staff and guides employed to ensure your safari is as enjoyable as it is memorable.

ACCOMMODATION:
Accommodation is camping in twin share tents, with shared facilities ( 2 nights) Twin share accommodation with shared facilities (2 nights)

COMFORT LEVEL:
This is a full participation safari. You are asked to play your part in (for instance) pitching and striking camp each day and helping prepare meals.

TRANSPORT:
Open 4 x 4 safari vehicle, minivan, river boat. (Maximum group size: 12 passengers)

Meals
3 Breakfasts, 1 Lunch, 3 Dinners

Accommodation
Twin share tents with shared facilities (2 nights), Twin share accommodation with shared facilities (2 nights)

Includes.
All tour highlights
All ground transport
Airport transfers - Victoria Falls (VFA airport, return)
Camping and cooking equipment
Sleeping mat
Accommodation as indicated
Meals as indicated
Driver/guide on excursions
Excludes.
Visas
Travel insurance
Flights
Departure taxes
Drinks
Tips
Sleeping bag
Optional activities and items of a personal nature
Single Supplements apply - contact Acacia for rates
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Safari Pass

Each small group tour, Short Safari & Trek, Short Break and City Stay has a Safari Pass which is paid to your tour leader in Africa at the beginning of the tour (or pre-paid by arrangement prior to your tour). This is separate and in addition to the Tour Price, and covers selected park entries, activities and excursions along the way where payment goes directly to the supplier to ensure local suppliers benefit directly from the income.

60 USD or * (If prepaid)

* This pass is a compulsory add-on for this tour.

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