Elephant in Zimbabwe

6 Day Escorted Tour Itinerary

Victoria Falls & Lake Kariba Safari

Zimbabwe at it's finest

The finer side of Zimbabwe is on full display on this amazing itinerary - starting in Victoria Falls, this safari allows you to experience one of the seven natural wonders of the world before heading north east and discovering the wonders of Lake Kariba. The lake is the world's largest artificial lake although you wouldn't know it was man made. The lake is home to a multitude of Africa's finest wildlife and the sunsets in this region of Africa have to be seen to be believed. Best viewed with a gin and tonic in hand of course.

Our Experts Recommend:
  • World famous and iconic Victoria Falls
  • River Crusing on the Zambezi River
  • A multitude of activities on Lake Kariba, including game drives, game walks, boat cruises, fishing and village walks

Sample Itinerary Summary

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Duration
6 days
Destination Breakdown
Options
Private or Group basis, Escorted
Included
  • Meals as specified
  • All entrance fees and tours as specified.
  • Accommodation in 3+ and 4 star hotels/lodges/camps.
Not included
  • International flights.
  • Visa fees.
  • Optional excursions.
  • Tips for the driver/guide.

Itinerary Breakdown

Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you will be met and transferred to your accommodation In Victoria Falls. The Zambezi River and Victoria Falls form the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe. The Falls are situated in the Mosi-ao-Tunya National Park which is 23 square kilometres of riverine jungle, ilala palms, ferns, figs, liana vines and mahogany trees. The Falls occur where the powerful Zambezi River plunges down a series of basalt gorges. They cover a width of 1708 metres with a fall of over 100 metres into a deep gorge below.

After check in at your hotel or lodge, you will have the afternoon at leisure to enjoy a light lunch or laze around the pool before being collected in the late afternoon for your transfer to the waiting cruise boat for your sunset cruise along the Zambezi River. Light finger snacks, soft drinks and local beer/wine will be served on board. Return to your hotel after the sun has set.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Victoria Falls Hotel or similar

After breakfast, you will be collected at approximately 08h00 for a guided tour of the Falls - one of the seven natural wonders of the world. Walk through the magnificent rain forest where you are able to view the largest falling sheet of water in the world, Livingstone's statue and a wide variety of birds and plants as well as the Falls resident baboons.

Return to your hotel or lodge around 10h00. The remainder of the day offers you an opportunity to participate in a multitude of activities available in the area (not included - please enquire for activity prices). Choose anything from white water rafting to a helicopter trip over the Falls.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Ilala Lodge or similar

Full day spent at leisure with the option to partake in activities if you wish or simply relax and soak up the African atmosphere.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Ilala Lodge or similar

After a lesiurely breakfast, you will have the opportunity to relax before being transferred to Victoria Falls airport in time to meet your light aircraft transfer onto Lake Kariba. The flight is approximately 75 minutes long and upon arrival, you will be met and transferred to your lodge accommodation.

The afternoon will be at leisure where you can enjoy a dip in the lodges infinity pool, sip a cocktail at the Terrace Bar or take an opportunity to pamper yourself with a spa treatment in the wellness centre.

Afternoon tea wil be served with biscuits and cakes before heading out on an afternoon activity. Two daily activities are available including game walks, game drives, boat cruises, village tours or fishing.

Return back to your lodge where you will have the opportunity to freshen up and have a pre-dinner drink. Dinner is then served. End your evening with an aperitif or coffee around the fire place before heading off to bed.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Bumi Hills Safari Lodge or similar

Full day spent on Lake Kariba with the option to partake in activities as you so wish or simply relax and soak up the African atmosphere.

Points of Interest

Overnight Accommodation

  • Bumi Hills Safari Lodge or similar

Morning spent on activities on Lake Kariba.

After check out from your lodge, you are transferred by light aircraft transfer back to Victoria Falls airport in time for your onward travel arrangements.

Points of Interest

  • Zimbabwe

    Itinerary Highlights

    • Victoria Falls from the Zimbabwean side
    • River Cruising on the Zambezi River
    • Guided walking tour of Victoria Falls
    • Game drives, game walks, boat cruising, fishing and village tours in Lake Kariba