Something new to our Africa product this year is a Cruise Through Zimbabwe! This tour is a fantastic way to explore this beautiful country, with game drives, cruising, delicious local cuisine, and plenty of natural highlights. You will see possibly the most popular attraction, magnificent Victoria Falls on the famous Zambezi River, then embark on your spectacular three night cruise on Lake Kariba. Complete your travel with an amazing game drive in Hwange, looking out for the majestic Big 5. Your English speaking guides will ensure you don’t miss a thing, and to make it even easier for you we have included all your meal from the start!
Day 01: Arrive Victoria Falls – Hwange National Park (-/L/D)
You will be met on arrival and transferred to Hwange National Park. Admire the scenery along the way, then check in to your accommodation for the next two nights.
Day 02: Hwange National Park (B/L/D)
Today you will enjoy a full day game drive in one of the most diverse national parks in the world. Hwange is home to over 100 species of mammals (including the famous Big 5!), and is also one of few areas you can see African painted dogs.
Day 03: Hwange National Park – Binga – Lake Kariba Cruise (B/L/D)
Travel through remote lands to Binga. On arrival enjoy a drink before boarding your cruise. Late in the afternoon you will explore the Sengwe Basin in smaller boats, admiring the sunset and watching out for local wildlife including hippos, crocodiles, and many bird species.
Day 04: Lake Kariba Cruise (B/L/D)
Enjoy your day relaxing and exploring beautiful Elephant Bay. In the evening you will venture out on the smaller boats for a picturesque sunset cruise.
Day 05: Lake Kariba Cruise (B/L/D)
After breakfast you can search for wildlife, or try fishing for the local tilapia fish. Take a walking safari in the Hondwe Bay area*. Enjoy lunch on board as you cruise in to the Chete Safari Area, exploring small inlets and the beautiful bay. Enjoy a traditional campfire dinner under the stars.
Day 06: Lake Kariba Cruise – Binga – Victoria Falls (B/L/D)
On arrival in Binga Harbour this morning you will disembark and travel to Victoria Falls. You will check in to your accommodation for the next two nights.
Day 07: Victoria Falls (B/L/D)
This morning you will enjoy a tour of the magnificent Victoria Falls. Watch the thundering falls and wander through the walkways to admire the view. After lunch the afternoon is free at your leisure until it is time to meet for dinner.
Day 08: Depart Victoria Falls (B/-/-)
After one last breakfast you will be transferred back to Victoria Falls airport for your onward journey.
Number of Days 8
Price From $4599
Weekly – Wednesday arrival
7 nights good quality (4 star) accommodation with daily breakfast including a 3 night cruise
Activities and Sightseeing as specified
English speaking driver guide
Hwange National Park fee (subject to change)
International Airfares and taxes
Zimbabwe Visa (if applicable)
Optional activities (*)
$ Price (Twin Share)
From $4,599 per person (land only, low season)