Day 1: JOHANNESBURG / HARARE / MASVINGO
Arrival in Johannesburg and continuing in transit with SAA flight to Harare.
Upon arrival, arranging customs formalities, meeting with our representative and overland transfer to Masvingo (about 3 hours). Arrival late in the afternoon at the Great Zimbabwe Hotel (or similar). There is no time, you can catch the sunset between the ruins of the ancient buildings.
Dinner and overnight stay.
Lovers of archeology can not miss this appointment with the ancient ruins of Great Zimbabwe, Which are one of Africa's greatest "mysteries", since It is believed That in prehistoric times It is believed, However, That the apogee of Zimbabwe's civilization was established between the fourteenth and fifteenth centuries, followed by a period of decline. The complex consists of several complexes, one of the other buildings. There is also a museum with various artefacts to visit. Unfortunately, the ancient site of Great Zimbabwe has been looted in the past, and so many great treasures, including jewelery and gold ornaments.
Day 2: MASVINGO
Zimbabwe, one of the great archaeological mysteries of Africa.
Day 3: MASVINGO / BULAWAYO
After breakfast, the journey continues to Bulawayo (3.5 hours), the second-largest city in Zimbabwe. City tour and visit of the interesting Natural History and Railway museums. A light lunch is served during the visit. In the late afternoon at the Holiday Inn hotel (or similar), dinner and overnight.
Bulawayo is the capital of Zulu of Zimbabwe. Their history, now legend, originates from the migration of the Mzilikazi to the north and its conquest of the territory. Today it is a city that aspires to modernity, but also remains deeply linked to the traditions of its people.
After breakfast, you will enjoy a full-day excursion to the Matobo Hills Park. Hidden in the hills Ndebele tribes, who still see this beautiful location as sacred concerning the rains. The largest concentration of black eagles in Africa flies over these hills, while the ground below is home to numerous leopards. The park even boasts some rhinos, that may be spotted on rare and special occasions. Matobos, before returning to the hotel for dinner and overnight.
Day 5: BULAWAYO / HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast, you are transferred overland to Hwange (about 3 hours). Arrival and accommodation at Hwange Safari Lodge (or similar). Lunch is served at the lodge and in the afternoon you will enjoy the first safari. Dinner and overnight stay.
Day 6: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
Full board at the lodge, with 2 activities in the Park for an unparalleled opportunity to admire the spectacular African fauna and flora.
Day 7: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK / VICTORIA FALLS
Breakfast at the lodge before departing overland for Victoria Falls (about 2 hours). Arrival, lunch and accommodation at The Kingdom hotel (or similar). In the early afternoon, you are given a guided tour of Victoria Falls. The Victoria Falls from the largest waterfall in the world, measuring at a width of 1708 meters, with a depth of 92 meters. You return to the hotel in the afternoon, Dinner and overnight stay.
"Mosi or Tunya", meaning "thunderous smoke" which is the first impression of Victoria Falls, with its deafening roar and the clouds of mist formed by the falls. David Livingstone, canoeing along the Zambesi, from where he could admire the falls crashing onto the rocks below. He named them after the British Queen Victoria, and the island of Kazerula is now called Livingstone Island. The falls lie half in Zambia and half in Zimbabwe, plummetting through the Zambezi Gorge from a height of approximately 110 meters. 1700 meters and the dense mist rising from the precipe often reach a height of 450 meters. The falls are seen from up to 80 km away.
Day 8: VICTORIA FALLS
After breakfast at the hotel, you can relax and enjoy the helicopter ride in the center of the Zambezi. Enjoy the sunset at the Zambezi. Enjoy the sunset at the Zambezi. Enjoy the sunset at the river. Dinner and overnight in the hotel. (This program is exchangeable with a full day excursion to Chobe Park in Botswana).
Day 9: VICTORIA FALLS / JOHANNESBURG / FLY OUT
After breakfast, transfer to the airport to Johannesburg, connecting to your flight home. Meals, movies and overnight on board.
Mana Pools or Matusadona National Park extension.
(3 nights / 4 days)
For those who simply love nature, and the flora and fauna of Africa, it is possible to extend your trip for 4 days / 3 nights
The extension for Mana Pools would take place as a pre-tour from Harare and will involve an overnight stay in the capital.
The extension to Matusadona would take place as a post-tour from Victoria Falls and will involve an extra overnight stay in the city.
Mana Pools Park
The Mana Pools National Park overlooks the Zambezi River and is an enchanting ecosystem, virtually untouched, that UNESCO has included among the World Heritage Sites. The park stretches for 848 sq. You can explore the Zambesi River by walking or canoeing.
The Matusadona National Park extends for 1500 sq. To the south-east of Kariba Lake, between the Sanyati and Ume rivers. It hosts about 400 black rhinoceros, more than a thousand elephants, thousands of buffalo and antelopes, as well as hippos, lions, leopards and birds of various species. You can explore it by hiking, as well as fishing and bird-watching.
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