Wild dog in the African savanna

Raw Africa: Safari in Zimbabwe’s Unknown Parks

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited


Places Visited

Victoria Falls, Chizarira National Park, Matusadona National Park, Mana Pools National Park...

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Suggested Duration

14 Days

Zimbabwe’s national parks redefine adventure as these are Africa’s wild frontiers.  You can walk with rhinos and then disappear into rugged mountains, canoe past hippos and then find carnivores on the ancient plains. This two-week safari explores the country’s mostly unknown and unseen parks with eight distinctive destinations that dance with originality and delight in their wildlife charm. Intrepid and evocative, this is a journey into Africa in ways rarely seen.

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Trip Highlights

  • Track both black and white rhinos in Matusadona National Park between boat safaris amongst the hippos and game drives to Zimbabwe’s highest concentration of lions
  • Wander through the spray and gain the ultimate perspective on Victoria Falls, the sounds as impressive as the sights
  • Search for wild dogs that make their dens in Zambezi National Park for an insider’s perspective on one of Africa’s great hunters
  • Spend two days roaming the unexplored trails of Chizarira National Park and enjoy mobile camps in the country’s most remote wilderness area
  • Paddle past the elephants on a unique canoe safari in Mana Pools National Park, a day on the water complemented by a day on land in this sublime wetland park
  • Go where few visitors ever go with two days of hiking in the mountains of Nyanga National Park, home to various antelope and remarkable birdlife
  • Complete your two-week adventure with three days of classic safari in the Big Five Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve, a private concession that borders the enormous and untouched Gonarezhou National Park

Starting Price

$16,557 per person (excluding international flights)

Your Zicasso trip is fully customizable, and this sample itinerary is a starting place for your travel plans. Actual costs are dynamic, and your selection of accommodations and activities, your season of travel, and other such variables will bring this budget guideline up or down. Throughout your planning experience with your Zicasso specialist, your itinerary is designed around your budget. You can book your trip when you are satisfied with every detail. Planning your trip with a Zicasso travel specialist is a free service.

What's Included

  • Accommodations
  • In-country transportation
  • Some or all activities and tours
  • Expert trip planning
  • 24x7 support during your trip

Your final trip cost will vary based on your selected accommodations, activities, meals, and other trip elements that you opt to include.

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