A Perfect Stand-Alone Safari Destination - With the Largest Falls in the world!
Explore the diversity of this amazing country, with the western and northern sectors most frequently visited including the greatest waterfall on earth at Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park and the parks along the Zambezi and Lake Kariba.
Best Suited to Which Type of Travelers:
In our view this remains one of the finest countries in Africa for an exciting yet comfortable safari vacation.
Zimbabwe is best suited for travelers who are interested in wildlife, history, culture, and vast wildernesses. Victoria Falls is on most bucket lists and offers many activities! Elephant lovers will delight as they number in the tens of thousands. Level of guiding very high due to the high level of education in the country.
We Recommend These Experiences:
• Adrenaline junkies can experience many activities such as bungee, whitewater rafting, zip lining and microlighting at Victoria Falls, or simply relax on the Zambezi River with a cocktail as the sun sets.
• Have high tea at the grand dame Victoria Falls Hotel -overlooking the spray (Mosi-oa-Tunya – The Smoke That Thunders), basking in the history of her glory and the elegance of our favorite Stable suites…
• Very easy to cross the bridge over to the Zambian side to enjoy the Devil’s Pool and you’ll swim right on the edge of the Falls in absolute safety during certain times of the year –enjoying this bucket-list experience!
• Track predators in Hwange National Park’s vast 124 square mile wilderness of teak woodlands, waterholes frequented by massive herds of elephants and buffalo, home to all of the Big Five except rhino.
• Canoe down the Zambezi River while at Mana Pools National Park, and enjoy the valley and escarpments with huge Acacia trees and herds of elephant and other game.
• Visit Lake Kariba, with endless views along the largest man-made lake in the world, built in 1958, 142 miles in length and 43 miles wide complemented by walking safaris, game drives and water safaris on the lake.
.• Explore Matopos National Park to view Cecil John Rhodes’ window of the world, view cave paintings, and home to trekking black and white rhinos, staying in a lodge built into the rock with it’s own San bushman paintings – truly a rock house…
• Explore the historical ancient city of Great Zimbabwe to enjoy African history.
• See the sights along the streets of Bulawayo with your own guide on a walking tour to experience the days of yore and home of the Ndebele people.
• Visit villages and schools throughout the countryside and learn about local life.
• Scout the hidden gem of Gonerazhou National Park “meaning place of elephant”, inhabiting the edge of serenity visiting Chilo Gorge in South-Eastern Zimbabwe… with incredible Baobab trees, with plentiful majestic wildlife, extremely far from the masses, perched overlooking a river with massive sandstone cliffs doing game drives and walking safaris.
• Explore Malilangwe Reserve and splurge staying at the ultra luxurious Singita Pamushana, which boasts one of the highest concentrations of the endangered black rhino and its abundant wildlife makes for unparalleled game-viewing opportunities. With private access to this untouched wilderness, guests can immerse themselves in nature on twice-daily game drives, bush walks, sundowner boat cruises, excursions to rock art sites and more…
Activities In Zimbabwe... Not to Be Missed:
Game Drives in Open Vehicles with Guide
Safari on Foot
Walking Tour of Victoria Falls
White Water Rafting
Sunset River Cruise
Catch & Release Fishing
School Visits & Voluntourism
People & Culture
Scenic Flight Over Falls
Bungee/ Flying Fox Over Falls Gorge
Exploring Granite Wilderness
Micro-Lite Over Falls
Zimbabwe Video Courtesy of African Bushcamps
A Journey Through Mana Pools, Lake Kariba, Hwange & Victoria Falls
Our experienced team has personally visited Zimbabwe over the last 35 years. From Hwange to the Falls, to Lake Kariba, Bulawayo, and Mana Pools – we can guide you in planning your handcrafted Zimbabwe trip.
Senior Safari Specialist, Stephanie Levy:
“I left a part of my heart in Zim; spending time around the Falls, Hwange, trekking rhino in Matopos, plus a walking tour with an amazing guide in Bulawayo, and seeing the schoolkids…”