Victoria Falls and Hwange in Comfort

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Explore Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park at your leisure staying in premium accommodation

Details

Duration: 6 Days
Starts in: Zimbabwe
Group Size: 2-6

Operated by:

World Expeditions

World Expeditions is an adventure travel and ecotourism company that offers guided small group trekking and adventure holidays.

Itinerary

Join Victoria Falls Airport, transfer to Little Gorges or Gorges Lodge, afternoon free

Upon arrival at the Victoria Falls Airport, you will be met and transferred to Little Gorges or Gorges Lodge (approx 30 mins road transfer). All Victoria Falls activities are available upon request. The package includes 2 activities per person per paying night. The activities to choose from are listed below: • Guided tour of the Victoria Falls (Victoria Falls Park entry fee NOT included, allow approx. US$30 per person) • Sundowner cruise (river usage fee included) • Guided tour of the craft village • Visit to the local village • Evening traditional dancing display • Gorge-edge walk with sundowners and snacks • Black eagle viewing with sundowners and snacks • 1 return shuttle to Victoria Falls town per paying night

Day at leisure to enjoy the Victoria Falls and surrounding area at your own pace

Today is a free day to visit the Falls, browse the local markets, simply relax or to take part in any of the included activities offered by the lodge accommodation. Note - if you wish to experience other adventurous activities on offer including white water rafting, helicopter or scenic flights over the Falls, bungy jumping, kayaking etc - these optional activities can be arranged, but are at your own expense and risk.

Elephant Express rail car to Hwange National Park, overnight Bomani Tented Lodge

Today you will board the Elephant Express rail car to Hwange National Park, for your 3 night stay at Bomani Tented Lodge. The Elephant Express seats 22 passengers and the finishes are comfortable and elegant; you will feel like you are transported back to a bygone era. There is individual coach seating, teak tables, chemical toilet; and plenty of aisle space that allows guests to walk around comfortably and provide unrestricted game viewing. (approx 2 hrs / 70 kms rail transfer). Hwange National Park at 14,500 sq km, is one of Africa’s great Parks and is home to over 100 species of mammals, including nineteen large herbivore and eight large carnivore species, and nearly 400 species of birds. Hwange is elephant country and much of the game viewing relates to magnificent opportunities to view these, the largest land mammals, in a completely wild state. The lodge estate is in an exclusive 5000 acre portion of Ngamo forest adjacent to the Ngamo gate into Hwange National park, 1.5 km from the lodge. Game activities into the park are within a vast exclusive and wild area of the park. ACTIVITIES All Hwange activities are available upon request. The package includes 2 activities per person per paying night. The activities to choose from are listed below: GAME DRIVES • Traditional open safari vehicles driven by licensed experienced guides • Morning drives with tea, coffee and biscuits and afternoon drives with drinks and cooked snacks • Land Cruisers seat up to 9 guests and Land Rovers seat up to 7 guests GAME WALKS • Conducted by a fully licensed and highly experienced professional guide • Usually undertaken in the mornings • Ideal for photography of big game on foot NIGHT DRIVES • Night drives within the lodge’s private concession to view the array of wildlife, particularly nocturnal creatures • Usually undertaken upon return from the afternoon activity or alternatively after supper, particularly when lion are heard calling nearby. GAME VIEWING BLINDS • For the hard core photographers we have game viewing blinds at some of our waterholes ideal for wildlife photography. LOCAL VILLAGE VISIT • Fifteen minutes drive from the lodge our guests have the opportunity to enjoy a real life look at village life in rural Matabeleland, which is a fascinating experience of a variety of typical daily village activities.

Days at leisure to enjoy the many local activities on offer

The next 2 days are free to simply relax or to take part in any of the included activities offered by the lodge accommodation.

Elephant Express rail car and/or road transfer to Victoria Falls Airport, trip concludes

Depending on your outgoing flights and onward travel arrangements, you will either be transferred with a return journey on the Elephant Express rail car and road transfer to Victoria Falls Airport; or the entire transfer will be road transfers directly to Victoria Falls Airport. If you wish to extend your stay please ask for more details.

Additional Information

This idyllic safari experience is the perfect addition to any Africa adventure. Enjoying five nights premium accommodation you'll have optimal time to experience the stunning Victoria Falls and the various local activities on offer. Wildlife and train enthusiasts will love the unique Elephant Express rail car to Hwange National Park with its unrestricted game viewing, in addition to the traditional game drives, game walks and night drives. Opportunities abound to relax and recharge away from the crowds, revel in the warm hospitality, explore at your leisure and maximise your visit to these spectacular areas.

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