The remote idyllic atmosphere of Lake Kariba wonderfully lends itself to the beautiful views of what looks like a spectacular inland sea.

Fed by the twisting Zambezi river, at 140 miles long and up to 20 miles wide Lake Kariba is in fact one of the largest man made lakes.

Watching the sun set and the moon rise over the flat water fringed by mountains and forests, you will feel as if you have stumbled across an undiscovered part of Zimbabwe.

Located on the shore of the lake, the Matusadona National Park is a wildlife magnet with the Big Five, antelope, porcupines and fish eagle journeying to the fresh water source.

To the south of Lake Kariba, further up the Zambezi, sits the Mana Pools National Park another of Zimbabwe’s UNESCO World Hertiage Sites.

The dramatic landscapes of cliffs towering over the river and flood plains holds a huge assortment of wildlife, their congregation around the river considered one of the most outstanding natural spectacles Africa has to offer. 

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Essential Zimbabwe Safari
Itinerary
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
Hwange National Park
+2 others
14 nights from £8,675 per person

Essential Zimbabwe Safari

Itinerary Highlights

  • The abundance of game in Hwange National Park
  • Authentic village visits in Hwange Conservancy
  • Ox-bow lagoons, islands & channels of Mana Pools
  • Trekking to the spectacular Chivilia Falls
Kanga Camp
Hotel
Zimbabwe
Kariba & Mana Pools

Kanga Camp

Kanga Camp is a seasonal bush camp in a remote part of Mana Pools Park.The focus on walking in this private concession, as well as game drives. The camp has only six walk-in Meru-style tents with en suite bathroom, outdoor bucket showers with flushing toilets and private verandahs.The lounge and dining areas are on a raised deck and a splash pool overlooks the busy Kanga Pan.This environmentally f...

Musango Safari Camp
Hotel
Zimbabwe
Kariba & Mana Pools

Musango Safari Camp

Musango Safari Camp is set on a narrow, mile-long island overlooking Matusadona, just ten minutes by boat from the Bumi Hills airstrip.This unfussy bushcamp is owned and managed by one of Zimbabwe’s finest guides. Steve Edwards is an accomplished photographer, ornithologist and keen palaeontologist.A wide range of activities are available, including game viewing by vehicle, boat and on foot,...

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge
Hotel
Zimbabwe
Kariba & Mana Pools

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge

Bumi Hills Safari Lodge is magnificently perched on top of a hill above the southern shore of Lake Kariba.Ten premium suites are cantilevered over the edge of the cliff. This offers superb vistas across the lake and straight down into the bush where a waterhole and a tree-top hide are set on the red sandy lakeshore.The infinity pool spills over into the vast view of this island-dotted, inland sea...

Ruckomechi
Hotel
Zimbabwe
Kariba & Mana Pools

Ruckomechi

Ruckomechi is set in possibly the most scenic location of Mana Pools.This private concession is dissected by age-old animal paths and river courses dotted with stunning palm trees – truly a Garden of Eden.Each of the 10 spacious, en suite tented units overlooks the Zambezi River and the dramatic Zambian escarpment. The central dining, bar, library, lounge areas, deck and infinity pool are co...

Highlights of Zimbabwe
Itinerary
Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe
Hwange National Park
+2 others
11 nights from £3,140 per person

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