Aerial view of the Victoria Falls at sunrise

Best of Zimbabwe Safari: Exclusive Camps and Experiences

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Customizable Itinerary

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Countries Visited

Zimbabwe

Places Visited

Matetsi Private Game Reserve, Victoria Falls, Zambezi River, Hwange National Park...

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Suggested Duration

13 Days

Zimbabwe has always offered exceptional big-game safari, with intimate encounters with black and white rhinos, thousands of elephants, and exclusive concessions and thrilling game walks. New luxury camps and private reserves have opened in the last few years, as the country’s safari industry has been re-energized. These highlights of Zimbabwe safaris celebrate Zimbabwe’s new and exclusive experiences, including aerial charters, modern luxury camps, and wonderful wildlife encounters.

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Trip Highlights

  • Celebrate the revitalization of Zimbabwean safari by staying in a handcrafted collection of new boutique properties, including opulent camps surrounded by marauding elephants
  • Uncover the intimacy of safari in two private concessions, where the wildlife wanders right past your suite, and the game viewing is as easy as it comes
  • Explore the thrilling enormity of the Zimbabwean wilderness with three nights in Hwange National Park, where thousands of elephants gather at waterholes, and you’re never far from lions
  • Hop across the country on a combination of scheduled and chartered light aircraft flights, touching down on remote airstrips after an astonishing aerial flight
  • Walk amongst black and white rhinos in Matobo Hills National Park, the new and exclusive safari addition to a landscape that Cecil Rhodes nicknamed “World’s View”
  • Start this highlights of Zimbabwe safari in Matetsi Private Game Reserve, where hippos and buffalo join you just a few miles upriver from Victoria Falls
  • Escape onto the shores of Lake Kariba for adventurous safari mornings in Matusadona National Park and languid afternoons on the water
  • Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve has just established itself as Zimbabwe’s premier private safari destination; three days here provides the opulent final stop on this 13-day safari
  • At Malilangwe, take the option to spend a day in the neighboring vast and unexplored Gonarezhou National Park
  • Get up close and personal with some of Africa’s rarest animals, including black rhinos, brown hyenas, and wild dogs

Starting Price

$11,695 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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