LUXURY ZIMBABWE SAFARI
9 nights, Tour Code ABC 9
3 nights Bumi Hills Safari Lodge (Lake Kariba + 3 nights Somaliza Camp (Hwange) + 3 nights Thorntree River Lodge, Victoria falls, Zambia
PRICED FROM US$ 4,650.00 PER PERSON SHARING
– Accommodation, meals, activities as described above
– Road and air transfers as per itinerary
– Travel Insurance
– Visa Costs
– Any future fuel levies or Taxes imposed by airlines or Governments
– Scheduled flights to Maun or out of Livingstone or Victoria Falls
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DAY ONE, TWO & THREE
BUMI HILLS SAFARI LODGE, LAKE KARIBA
You are met at Victoria Falls Airport and transferred by air charter to Bumi Hills Safari Lodge for 3 nights including all meals, 2 safari activities daily, local brand beverages, park fees and Laundry
Bumi Hills Safari Lodge boasts one of Africa’s finest wilderness locations with an elevated position on a range of remote hills overlooking the vastness of Lake Kariba. Bumi is situated near the North Eastern border of the Matusdona National Park and is easily accessible by light aircraft and boat, allowing you to be swiftly transported into paradise without the stress of a long journey.
The safari lodge has a total of 10 rooms, all with views over Lake Kariba. All rooms are premium rooms with balconies and uninhibited views over Lake Kariba. There are garden rooms available too, reserved for guides and tour leaders, with slated terraces, set a little way back behind and on a level above the premium rooms. Taking centre stage is the beautiful infinity pool that seems to blend endlessly into the lake horizon. The pool is surrounded by intimate wine and dining terraces on different levels. The lodge interiors have been beautifully finished in a fusion of contemporary western and African styles. The Lodge is situated on an extensive wildlife conservation area. Bumi Hills is home to lion, leopard, big herds of elephant and buffalo, as well as a multitude of different plains game. Guests can indulge in superb fishing in the lake waters surrounding the safari lodge with bream and the fighting tiger fish in abundance. Birding and cultural experiences (with the rich local Tonga culture) also abound.
DAY FOUR, FIVE & SIX
SOMALISA CAMP, HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
Somalisa Camp is set in the heart of Hwange National Park, and is known as the land of the giants for its big elephant herds. Nestled in a stunning location tucked away on an acacia island along the edge of an ancient seasonal flood plain, Somalisa provides guests with breath-taking views of the savannah plains across the famous Kennedy Vlei line. Recently re-built, Somalisa Camp has upgraded its level of accommodation to that of complete comfort and luxury whilst still maintaining its focus on the guiding and hosting of guests to ensure the ultimate guest experience.
Consisting of seven elegantly furnished Sail Tents with gauze sliding doors, a glass wood-burner fireplace for the cold winter nights, and an overhead fan for the hot summer days, each tent has en suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets, an indoor and outdoor shower, as well as a copper slipper-style bathtub. The main decking area includes split level decking with a separate lounge and dining area, as well as a small splash pool for guests overlooking the “Elephant Pool” and a natural waterhole where herds of game congregate to drink and where guests can relax whilst soaking in the African bush.
DAY SEVEN, EIGHT & NINE
Thorntree River Lodge, Livingstone, Zambia
Activities – game drives in Mosi-oa-Tunya National Park (excludes park fees of USD10 per person), rhino tracking (excludes park fees of USD10 per person) bush walks, sunrise & sunset boat cruises, Simoonga Village visits, a visit to Zambian side of the Falls, a visit to the Zimbabwean side of the Falls in the dry season (excludes visa fees), visit to the Livingstone Museum (excludes entrance fee of USD5 per person), canoe trips with picnic lunch, visit to Maramba & Makuni Markets, catch & release shore fishing, Spa (additional costs apply)
Air charter transfer to Kasane Airport followed by road transfer to Thorntree River Lodge for 3 nights including all meals, local brand beverages, Park Fees, Laundry Sunset river cruise (own private boat), fishing and 1 trip to the Zambian side of the Falls, Village Visit & Visit to Livingstone Museum
Thorntree River Lodge is set in Zambia’s Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, just a short distance from the famous Victoria Falls, Thorntree River Lodge is being completely rebuilt with an environmentally-conscious design. The lodge boast 8 twin rooms and 2 family units comprising of 4 beds each. Each unit will have its own indoor and outdoor bathrooms, as well as a luxurious private plunge pool.
The communal deck is set on the edge of the stunning riverside, and is home to a sunken boma area and an infinity pool. Wooden decking floats on the edge of the river, and moves with the water level to create the illusion of sailing a boat, and help to achieve a seamless feel between river and land.
Road Transfer to Livingstone or Victoria Falls Airport Airport