Zimbabwe & Mozambique 14 Night Beach & Bush extravaganza



Deluxe 4 to 5 star | 14 nights, 15 days | Safari and Beach

4 nights Hwange, 3 nights Kariba and 1 night Victoria Falls, 4 nights on the Benguerra Islands Mozambique and 2 overnights in Johannesburg

Conrad’s Review;
This trip combines the spectacular Victoria Falls with the magnificent game viewing and value for money deals offered by Zimbabwe’s wild life areas and the pristine beaches of Mozambique’s Benguerra Islands. This trip is great as it combines some of the best Safari areas in Southern Africa with a relaxing beach vacation to recover after the hectic safari schedule. Watch the video of Davisons Camp to give you a taste of Hwange.
 


Price: Price on Request

Includes:

All accommodation and specified meals and camp activities at game lodges. All charter flights between lodges in Zimbabwe and charter flights from Johannesburg to Vilanculos return,
 


Excludes:

International & domestic flights, visas, items of a personal nature. Excludes all drinks, laundry and meals not specified as well as gratuities and fuel surcharges. Flights additional extra cost; Johannesburg to Victoria Falls and Victoria Falls to Johannesburg.

Exclude Easter Period & Festive season

Exclude Single Supplement

 


Suggested add-ons:

Chobe, Lower Zambezi, Gorongosa National Park

 


Tour Description:

 DAY 1 – Arrive in Johannesburg transfer to Hotel
 On arrival in Johannesburg, our representative will meet and transfer you to your hotel.

 Peermont D'Oreale Grande Hotel - Classic Room, Breakfast

The D'Oreale Grand is part of the Emperors Palace hotel, casino and convention resort which includes a magnificent casino with unparalleled gaming enjoyment, the finest in dining and entertainment.

Johannesburg,

Known to the locals as "E'Goli" or City of Gold, Johannesburg is the pulsating heart of South Africa's industrial and commercial life where gold mining still continues.

DAY 2 – Johannesburg to Victoria Falls (1 night)
You take the hotels complimentary shuttle bus to the airport.

Scheduled Flight Johannesburg to Victoria Falls - One way Economy,

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge - Standard Room, Breakfast

Victoria Falls Safari Lodge is a stylish bush lodge in a stunning setting on the edge of the Zambezi National Park, just 4km from the thundering Victoria Falls. It has its own waterhole and faces the setting sun so that you can enjoy game viewing without leaving the lodge.

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwean side)

The Victoria Falls is a dramatic scenic contrast and a change of pace from the private game reserves. It  is a sight not to be missed - the clouds of spray generated by this thunderous descent have resulted in a lush rain forest full of stunning wild flowers.

DAY 3 – Victoria Falls to Hwange (4 nights)
Our representative will collect you from your hotel and transfer you by road to Victoria Falls Airport in time for your onward flight.

Victoria Falls to Hwange air charter

On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you check-in for air charter flight to Hwange National Park. On arrival you are met and transferred by 4x4 back to your safari camp.

Davison's Camp - Tent, Fully Inclusive

Davison's Camp lies in the south-eastern part of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. It is a classic African tented camp, with the nine tents shaded by beneath a grove of false mopane trees overlooking a productive waterhole and the open plains beyond. As one of the few camps located within park boundaries, Davison's Camp offers total privacy. The Linkwasha Concession, in which Davison's Camp is found, offers a mix of diverse wildlife, ensuring one of the best game experiences in Hwange.

 

Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is Zimbabwe's largest and oldest game park ranging over an area of 14,600km². It lies only two hours' drive south of Victoria Falls en route to Bulawayo, Its size necessarily includes a range of vegetation and a resulting diversity of game, from the dry southern acacia scrubland bordering the Kalahari to the northern mopane woodlands, valleys and granite hills characteristic of the north. Hwange is big game country with massive herds of elephants, especially visible at the end of the dry season in September, as well as lion, buffalo, hyena, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest sable, roan and other antelope. The private game lodges are mostly adjacent to the park. Here you take part in early morning and late afternoon game drives in open 4x4 vehicles and game walks.

DAYS 4, 5 & 6 – Hwange National Park  
You enjoy the daily activities at your lodge.

Overnight @ Davison's Camp - Tent, Fully Inclusive

DAY 7 – Hwange to Kariba (3 nights)
 Hwange to Kariba air charter - Seat in Plane (One way),

This morning you are transferred back to Hwange airstrip in time for your air charter flight to Lake Kariba. On arrival you are met and transferred by 4x4 back to your safari camp.

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge - Standard Room, Full Board & Activities

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is situated on top of a hill overlooking the vast Lake Kariba with the awe inspiring Zambezi escarpment as its backdrop. The newly refurbished lodge offers a variety of activities including game viewing in open safari vehicles, by boat and on foot accompanied by a professional guide. The sunset cruise provides wonderful photographic opportunities especially of the famous Lake Kariba sunsets. Bird watching, perhaps in the lodge's hides, and casual fishing are also very popular. Scenic flights over Kariba dam or over Matusadona National Park are also on offer

Lake Kariba

Lake Kariba in Zimbabwe was formed when the middle Zambezi river was dam-flooded in the late 1950's. bringing not only much needed hydroelectricity, but also the pleasures of an inland sea and a glorious 'coastline' to Zimbabwe offering fishing, water skiing and sailing.  Lake Kariba is the largest lake in Zimbabwe; two hundred kilometres long and forty kilometres wide at its widest point. This shimmering lake, with its characteristic silhouettes of dead trees, is a paradise for photographers particularly at sunset. The Matusadona mountains provide a fitting backdrop.However, it is the wildlife of the surrounding Matusadona National Park that attracts many visitors. When the river was dammed the wildlife congregated on its southern shores and Matusadona National Park was created to protect it.

DAY 8 & 9 – Kariba 
You enjoy the daily activities at your lodge.

 Overnight @ Bumi Hills Safari Lodge (Standard Room, Full Board & Activities)

DAY 10 –  Charter flight from Kariba to Victoria Falls connect with flight to Johannesburg & overnight 
Charter flight Kariba to Victoria Falls - Seat in Plane (One way),

This morning you are transferred back to Kariba airstrip in time for your air charter flight to Victoria Falls.

 On arrival in Victoria Falls, you check in for your scheduled flight to Johannesburg

 Scheduled Flight Victoria Falls to Johannesburg - One way Economy,

.On arrival at the OR Tambo Airport in Johannesburg you take the complimentary shuttle bus from the airport to your airport hotel.

 Overnight @ Peermont D'Oreale Grande Hotel - Classic Room, Breakfast

DAY 11 –  Fly Johannesburg to Vilanculos Benguerra Islands, Mozambique 
After breakfastyYou take the hotels complimentary shuttle bus to the airport where you check in for your Federal Air flight to Vilanculos.

Johannesburg Airport to Vilanculos Airport charter flight - Seat in Plane (One way),

On arrival at Vilanculos Airport you are met and transferred to your hotel.

Benguerra Lodge - Cabanas, Fully Inclusive

Benguerra Lodge is encircled by silver beaches and turquoise seas and merges into a natural milkwood forest. It's small and intimate and has a rich East African/Arabic feel, in both the décor, and the delectable food, which comprises largely of freshly caught seafood. It offers 11 secluded and spacious thatched chalets built on stilts which merge naturally with the indigenous forest. All have easy access to the gorgeous white half-moon beach of Benguerra Bay and magnificent views of the ocean.Benguerra Lodge is a paradise for snorkellers and scuba divers. 

Benguerra Islands, Mozambique

It is hard to imagine somewhere more romantic or 'Robinson Crusoe' than the Bazaruto islands 40km off the coast of Mozambique - empty white sandy beaches, lush vegetation and an azure blue sea for swimming amongst the rich coral life. This 'land of smiles', is synonymous with long sandy beaches, warm tropical water, a relaxed atmosphere and delicious Portuguese cuisine. The protected reefs surrounding the islands support dolphin, dugong, game fish and giant lobster. The shallow, crystal-clear waters offer spectacular safe snorkeling protected by the dazzling soft coral reefs.

DAY 12, 13 & 14 - Benguerra Islands, Mozambique 
You enjoy the daily activities at your lodge.

Overnight @ Benguerra Lodge - Cabanas, Fully Inclusive (Park/Conservation Fee)

DAY 15 – Fly Vilanculos to Johannesburg
Vilanculos Airport to Johannesburg Airport charter flight - Bronze Plus (W Class) one way, You return to the Vilanculos Airport for your air charter to OR Tambo (Johannesburg) Airport.  

 

A detailed proposal with area information and more images is available on request.

We can tailor-make any tour to suit your needs.

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Conrad Jacobs
Genesis African Safaris
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