Undiscovered Gems of Zimbabwe: Matobo Hills, Malilangwe and Gonarezhou Safari

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Countries Visited

Zimbabwe

Places Visited

Matobo Hills National Park, Malilangwe Game Reserve, Gonarezhou National Park

Suggested Duration

9 Days

Few people have even heard of Zimbabwe’s side of the Greater Kruger ecosystem. It’s magnificent, brimming with rhinos and lions, combining savannah adventure and dramatic waterside scenes. It has the same wonderful wildlife as in neighboring South Africa, but with enhanced intimacy and without the crowds. This handcrafted safari celebrates this hidden wildlife world, combining enchanting Matobo Hills, luxurious Malilangwe, and incredibly unexplored Gonarezhou.

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Trip Highlights

  • Safari in destinations that are far from the typical safari trail, despite having the same wildlife as the famous parks just across the border in South Africa
  • Relax in the grandeur of Zimbabwe’s best private game reserve, savoring three days of luxury and effortless big game highlights in Malilangwe
  • Explore one of Africa’s most unseen wildernesses, driving through Gonarezhou National Park, a vast savanna linked to South Africa’s Kruger
  • Enjoy one of Africa’s unique black and white rhino experiences, including walking safaris and the guidance of conservationist experts
  • Discover the messages left by San Bushmen with an inspiring journey through the rock art of Matobo Hills National Park
  • Experience encounters with Africa’s most famous animals; the reserves packed with elephants and rhinos, lions and leopards
  • Continually find a new angle as you mix daytime game drives with nighttime exploration and exhilarating walking safaris
  • Soar across Zimbabwe by light aircraft, bringing a fabulous insight into the scale of the Greater Kruger and the size of the wilderness

Starting Price

$8,905 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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