Zimbabwe Safari Adventure

Zimbabwe Safari Adventure

June 7 – 15, 2022
8 nights / 9 days

Starting at $5,990
per person

ONLY 4 spaces left

Victoria Falls and Zambezi National Park
Hwange National Park

Zimbabwe is calling the adventurer within you!

The staggering Victoria Falls and the Hwange National Park are among the highlights of our group safari in June 2022.

This immersive trip boasts big game and wildlife like you’ve never experienced them before, against a dramatic African backdrop.

Alongside like minded explorers, succumb to the thrills of game drives after dark and canoeing the Zambezi River, then it’s time for a well-earned rest in some of Zimbabwe’s most unique luxury accommodation.

There are limited places available on this tailor-made Zimbabwe adventure, so be sure to register your interest with Ubon Safari.

We hope to see you on Safari with us!

Includes:

  • Airport transfers, camp transfers
  • All meals
  • Select beers, wines, spirits
  • Park entry fees
  • Laundry (at Bomani and Nehimba)
  • Activities
  • Licensed guide

Excludes:

  • Drinks, Items of personal nature
  • Tips
  • Personal and travel insurance
  • Excursions not mentioned in the itinerary
  • Extra transfers different from the specified itinerary
  • International flights
  • PCR Test at Victoria Falls

T&C’s apply

Day 1 – 07 June 2022

On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you will be met and transferred by road to Halfway House (2 ½ hours) where you will be collected and transferred the remainder of the way by road in an open vehicle to Bomani (2 hours).

Bomani Tented Lodge is situated in a private concession of the magnificent Ngamo Plains, on the edge of the remote and unspoilt south eastern corner of Hwange National Park. Bomani is famous for its unique scenery as well as its large herds of Elephants and all other animals and birdlife resident in Hwange

After settling into your rooms, you will be able to enjoy a few sundowners while overlooking the Ngamo Plains which offers lovely open Savanna grasslands and the lodge watering hole frequented by wildlife including elephants, buffalo, hippo, lion, plains game and more!

Enjoy a tasty 3 Course dinner before returning to your tents.

Dinner at Bomani Tented Lodge.

Overnight: Bomani Tented Lodge
Meals included: Dinner.

Day 2 – 08 June 2022

After breakfast head to Ngamo Village, a 30-minute drive from Bomani, for a very special morning that gives guests a chance to experience a real and un-choreographed interaction with local villagers

The visit culminates in a tour of the school and a singing performance by some of the children. (All covid protocols are in place and socially distanced cultural immersions will take place)

Enjoy a picnic lunch in the park and some game viewing overlooking one of the parks prolific waterholes before heading back to the lodge for a siesta or a pampering session (at an additional cost).

Later in the afternoon, after tea jump on a game drive through the famed Ngamo Plains in Hwange National Park ending up at our unique Look Up blind at Stoffie’s Pan for sundowners and canapés and the truly remarkable close encounters with wildlife that are a feature of the Look Up.

Night drive back to the lodge and then enjoy a 3-course dinner.

Dinner at Bomani Tented Lodge.

Overnight: Bomani Tented Lodge
Meals included: Lunch & Dinner.

Day 3 – 09 June 2022

After an early morning tea/coffee and a delicious breakfast you will pack day packs and head out for a full day game viewing experience inside the Hwange National Park, with a picnic and siesta under the trees at Mfagazaan Pan. (This is our famous pump run which is available in our dry season – Imvelo maintain 19 boreholes in and on the borders of the national park which provide essential water to the wildlife during the dry months of the year – A popular activity is to take an all-day trip into the park to visit the waterholes to drop off fuel and oil for the motors as well as rations and supplies for the pump attendants).

You will then take a leisurely afternoon game drive back to the lodge to enjoy some refreshments and an appetizing 3 course dinner which will be served in the main lodge area.

Lunch & Dinner at Bomani Tented Lodge.

Overnight: Bomani Tented Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 4 – 10 June 2022

After steaming coffee and a continental breakfast at sunrise, it’s time for a walk in this wildlife rich area of the park on the lookout for the big and the small! You will then head back to the lodge for a hearty brunch.

Our Antipoaching headquarters is also close to camp – so there is the opportunity to meet the Cobras if they are in base and learn more about first hand conservation and watch a live drill!

Later in the afternoon, it’s time for your final drive and beautiful sundowners on ‘Sunset Boulevard’ to enjoy a perfect African sunset!

Night drive back to the lodge and then enjoy a 3-course dinner and then hot chocolate or a few night caps around the camp fire.

Dinner at Bomani Tented Lodge.

Overnight: Bomani Tented Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 5 – 11 June 2022

Wake up on your last morning overlooking the famed plains and enjoy a full english breakfast before embarking on your railcar one of a kind experiential activity (Elephant Express – 2 hours) back to Dete Railway Station, where your driver/guide will meet you for onwards transfer to Nehimba.

You will be served a packed lunch with drinks and refreshments with the added delight of a game drive en-route to Camp

Nehimba is remotely nestled away on a private concession in the Northern Part of Hwange National Park. Nehimba combines luxury living, ultimate elegance and African charm to provide you with an exceptional safari experience.

After settling into your tents, you will be able to enjoy a few sundowners at the Main Lodge Area, immersed in the rustic charm that surrounds you with a beautiful view of the Lodge watering hole as the sun dips below the horizon – “picture perfect”

You will then enjoy a scrumptious 3 course dinner with the elephant drinking nearby!

Lunch and Dinner at Nehimba Safari Lodge.

Overnight: Nehimba Safari Lodge
Meals included: Lunch & Dinner.

Day 6 – 12 June 2022

After a delicious breakfast it’s time to explore the part of the Northern Part of Hwange National Park. A morning game drive will lead you to the Nehimba seeps, a special designated conservation area, one of the few year-round, naturally occurring sources of surface water in the massive Hwange National Park.

Return to the lodge for a leisurely lunch followed by a siesta or relax by the Main lodge area and quench your afternoon thirst with some drinks and refreshments while enjoying an armchair safari and watching what comes down to the lodge pan.

Later in the afternoon, it’s time for your final drive and beautiful sundowners at Grannies Pan, situated close to camp, this pan is the perfect spot to marvel at the splendour of an African sunset which provides backdrop to the abundance of wildlife that comes to drink at the day’s close.

Drive back to the lodge to enjoy a relaxing bath or shower to freshen up before enjoying a 3-course dinner under the stars, followed by hot chocolate or a few night caps around the campfire reliving the day’s safari. Fall asleep to the sounds of the African bush around you

Dinner at Nehimba Safari Lodge.

Overnight: Nehimba Safari Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 7 – 13 June 2022

Wake up in the Hwange Wilderness and enjoy a lovely guided walk in this beautiful part of the park. On returning after sunrise, enjoy a hearty breakfast before your road transfer to Sinamatela/Mbala Gate where you will be collected and transferred to Victoria Falls town (1 hours, 30 mins).Upon arrival at Vic Falls Town, you will then do one of the below 2 options:

Option 1 The Victoria Falls River Lodge Jetty – Your guide will be waiting here to transfer by boat, a 10 min boat transfer to Victoria Falls River Lodge. Optional activities for the afternoon: drive/ walk or boat cruise or relax at the lodge pool and enjoy the bush and river views.

Option 2 The Tour of the Falls, which takes anywhere between 2 – 3 hours after which you will be transferred to the Victoria Falls River Jetty. Your guide will be waiting here to transfer by boat, a 10 min boat transfer to Victoria Falls River Lodge.

After settling into you tent, its time to enjoy a wonderful dinner overlooking the mighty Zambezi River.

Dinner at Victoria Falls River Lodge.

Overnight: Victoria Falls River Lodge
Meals included: Lunch & Dinner.

Day 8 – 14 June 2022

Upon waking up to the sounds of the river rushing past, a choice of either a morning game drive in the Zambezi National Park, or a sunrise river cruise to watch the start of a new dawn over with a steaming cup of coffee will be on offer.

A delicious breakfast will be waiting to be enjoyed in a beautiful setting upon arriving back at the lodge after the morning’s activity.

After Breakfast head to Victoria Falls Town for a PCR test. Relax at the Lodge or enjoy additional onsite activities like fishing, spa treatments and walking safaris OR the lodge can also arrange any additional activities – helicopter flights, bridge activities (at guests own account)

For those who want to enjoy the day at the lodge and its surrounds, a picnic lunch will be set up at a special spot in the Zambezi National Park.

After relaxing over a delightful long lunch, there will be a choice of either an afternoon game drive in the Zambezi National Park or a sunset river cruise.

Upon freshening up, pre-dinner drinks will be enjoyed at the riverside bar followed by a 3-course dinner.

Dinner at Victoria Falls River Lodge.

Overnight: Victoria Falls River Lodge
Meals included: Breakfast, Lunch & Dinner.

Day 9 – 15 June 2022

Wake up early to enjoy your final African sunrise on either morning game drive in the Zambezi National Park, or a final sunrise cruise.

A farewell breakfast will be enjoyed by all and then it’s time for your private transfer to Victoria Falls Airport for your onward adventures
(Please note PCR test results will be collected en-route to VFA).

Meals included: Breakfast & Lunch.