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9-day guided tour from Zimbabwe via Kruger

Duration: 1 week, 2 days
Language: English
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  • Travel from Zimbabwe via the Kruger National Park to Johannesburg over 9 days
  • Discover the beauty of the Victoria Falls
  • See the wildlife in two of Southern Africa's national parks
What to expect

Travelling from Zimbabwe via the Kruger National Park to Johannesburg over 9 days, this tour is pure enjoyment as you bask in the beauty of the legendary Victoria Falls and search for wildlife in two national parks.

This guided tour leads you through spectacular highlights of Zimbabwe, starting with Victoria Falls, continuing to the splendid Matobo National Park and then ending with one of the biggest and most famous game reserves in Africa, the Kruger National Park, which forms the grand finale to this fantastic tour. Explore the wildlife, nature and beauty of Southern Africa as you journey from Victoria Falls to Johannesburg in an air-conditioned Premium Overland Safari Vehicle (fitted with 12 Ultimate Safari Seats), viewing wildlife and exploring different parks and reserves along the way. Staying in lodges in reserves will ensure that you discover this beautiful natural landscape up close but in comfort, and your experienced guide will make sure you have a comfortable and enriching trip through this fascinating region.

Day 1 Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
After introductions at 18.00pm, your tour leader will review the details of your trip and recommend a good selection of restaurants from which you can choose to experience the cuisine on offer in Victoria Falls.
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge
Activities Included: Welcome Meeting at 18:00

Day 2 Victoria Falls to Gwango (Hwange area)
Today we continue to Gwango Elephant Lodge which is situated just outside Hwange National Park, named after a local chief. This park is the largest park in Zimbabwe. After dinner, you will have the opportunity to go on an optional night game drive in the estate which will give you the opportunity to discover nocturnal animals such as porcupines, civet cats, genet and leopard.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge

Day 3 Gwango (Hwange area) to Bulawayo
We will head south towards Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second, largest city, and Matobo National Park, which is at the Matobo or Matopos Hills, a scenic area of granite kopjes and wooded valleys. On your way, we visit the Painted Dog Conservation Project. This project is involved in various conservation programs such as anti-poaching, rehabilitation, reintroduction and pack monitoring.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge

Day 4 Bulawayo (Matobo National Park)
Enjoy a day filled with the best that Matobo National Park offers, from a game drive to looking for rhino on foot, bringing you as close as possible with these ancient looking giants. Visitors to Matobo National Park regularly spot white and black rhino, sable antelope and impala, among other wildlife.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge

Day 5 Bulawayo to Tshipise
We cross the Zimbabwe / South African Border today. We will overnight at the Tshipise Forever Resort, “Tshipise” means “something warm”, and the famous Tshipise koppie towers protectively over the resort. Giant Baobab trees dot the landscape and the resort’s camping grounds are barely visible among the mopane, red bushwillow and jakkalsbessie trees. This lush Bushveld retreat enchants jaded city dwellers. Soak your cares away in the healing waters of the mineral pools.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge

Day 6 Tshipise to Kruger National Park
Today you travel to the famous Kruger National Park, now part of the Great Limpopo Transfrontier Park which forms with parks in Mozambique and Zimbabwe a natural sanctuary for a huge variety of animals. Here they live a natural life where they must fend for food and territory the same way they did for thousands of years. Get ready to spot hippos, giraffes, elephants, zebras, lions, and many other species in one of Africa’s greatest wildlife areas. You’ll have the option to book an open vehicle night game drive if available.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge

Day 7 Kruger National Park
Enjoy another full day game drive in Kruger National Park with approximately 2000 plant, 53 fish, 34 amphibian, 118 reptile, 517 bird and 147 mammal species ready for you to discover. You will experience first-hand why Kruger National Park is known as the flagship of South African national parks. Enjoy a game drive en route to the campsite. Sit around a campfire with your sundowner and enjoy the African night sounds drifting into the camping area.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge

Day 8 Kruger National Park to Johannesburg
Drive to Johannesburg for your last night of the trip. Johannesburg is South Africa’s largest city, and also known as Egoli, or The City of Gold. For the historically inclined there is the ever-popular Soweto tour or just jump on a Hop-On-Hop-Off bus to discover Johannesburg at your own pace. Tonight, you will have the opportunity to have dinner in one of the many excellent restaurants the city has to offer.
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch
Accommodation: Bungalow/Lodge

Day 9 Johannesburg
Our last goodbye, a healthy breakfast and the end of another incredible tour.
Meals: Breakfast
Accommodation: N/A

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What's included
  • Transport in Premium Overland Safari Vehicle
  • Meals: 8 breakfasts, 7 lunches, 2 dinners
  • Accommodation: Bungalows/ Lodges (8 nights)
  • Entrance fees: Matobo National Park, Kruger National Park
  • Activities: Gwango Game Drive, Wild Dog Conservation Project, Rhino Walk & Game Drive Matobo National Park, Aventura Hot Springs, Kruger National Park Game Drives.
  • Crew: 1 tour leader, 1 diver for the duration of the tour
  • Local guides as per activities included

This tour begins in Victoria Falls.

Meeting point:

Your tour will begin at your hotel at 18.00pm on the day of departure. The name and address of your hotel will be communicated to you after checkout.

What to remember
  • We have designed this itinerary to ensure that you get the best possible experience from this tour and region. Itineraries are subject to change. You will be informed in writing of any major changes before your trip starts to keep you informed at all times and discuss any concerns you might have.
  • Maximum of 12 passengers per tour
  • An average level of fitness and mobility is required to participate in our tours. You must be able to walk without help from another person, climb 3-4 flights of stairs and carry your own luggage

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  • 29 May 2018
  • 10 July 2018
  • 18 August 2018
  • 7 October 2018
  • 7 November 2018
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