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Ngamo Plains in wet season

Classic Hwange Safari

Example 6 Day Tour
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Gorges Lodge sundowner scenery
Highlights
  • Take a guided tour of the breathtaking Victoria Falls in Zimbabwe
  • Enjoy a safari in Hwange National Park including pump runs and game drives
  • Experience elephant herds up close from a Look Up blind in Hwange Park
  • Visit the local school at Chisuma Village and interact with the children
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Trip Type:
  • Independent
Activity Level: Relaxed
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Day 1: Arrive Victoria Falls

Arrive at Victoria Falls Airport where a representative from Batonka will be waiting to collect you and transfer you to Batonka. After settling in you will be able to discuss with one of the Batonka Employees at the activities Desk what activity you would like to do on that afternoon or the following day. (please note nightly rate
does not include activities and all activities are to be booked and paid for while at Batonka) or you are able to spend your afternoon at the lodge relaxing at the pool and enjoy a wonderful dinner.

 

Day 2: Victoria Falls

  • Hotel
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
After breakfast take a guided tour of Victoria Falls. Witness the thundering falls if the water level is mid-range to high and enjoy some curio shopping before savoring a packed picnic lunch along the banks of the Zambezi. Upon arriving back at the Lodge, you will then be able to enjoy a lovely lunch followed by dinner.

Day 3: Hwange Safari | Elephant Express | Ngamo Plains

  • Hotel
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Starting your Hwange Safari with us, you will be collected from Batonka Guest House in Victoria Falls town and transferred by road to Dete Railway Station (2 hours) where you will board Imvelo’s Elephant Express for a ride down the railway line to Ngamo Siding, while on the Elephant Express you will be treated to game viewing along the way (2 hours). Lunch and refreshments will be served onboard prior to departure.

After settling into your rooms, you will be able to enjoy a few sundowners while overlooking the Ngamo Plains which offers lovely open Savanna grasslands and the lodge watering hole frequented by wildlife including elephants, buffalo, hippo, lion, plains game and
more!

Bomani Lodge is also home to one of Africa's most unique game viewing excursions - a safari on horseback. This exciting adventure is led by an experienced guide and is open to guests of all riding abilities. Please let us know if you're interested!  (additional costs apply)

Day 4: Ngamo Plains | Visit School | Hwange Game Drive

  • Hotel
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
After breakfast head to Ngamo Village, a 30-minute drive from Bomani, for a very special morning that gives guests a chance to experience a real and un-choreographed interaction with local villagers. The visit culminates in a tour of the school and a singing performance by some of the children. (All covid protocols are in
place and socially distanced cultural immersions will take place). 

Later in the afternoon, after tea jump on a game drive through the famed Ngamo Plains in Hwange National Park ending up at our unique Look Up blind at Stoffie’s Pan for sundowners and canapés and the truly remarkable close encounters with wildlife that are a feature of the Look Up.

Day 5: Ngamo Plains | Elephant Express

  • Hotel
  • 1 Breakfast, 1 Lunch, 1 Dinner
Wake up early on your last morning in this bush lovers’ paradise and enjoy a guided walk on the famed Ngamo Plains on the lookout for wildlife big and small. On returning to the lodge enjoy a full English breakfast before embarking on the Elephant Express rail car for your final game viewing opportunity through Hwange en route back to Dete railway station. 

Day 6: Depart Batonka Lodge

  • 1 Breakfast
A farewell breakfast will be enjoyed by all and then it’s time for your transfer to VFA for your onward adventures. Transfer out to Victoria Falls Airport to connect with your return flight home.

Photo Gallery

Ngamo Plains in wet season Gorges Lodge sundowner scenery Zebra in wet season Guided tour to Victoria Falls Walking to school with some of the locals Male Lion on Safari in Zimbabwe Lunchtime at the Look Up Hornbill Tent at Bomani Tented Lodge

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Accommodations

Bomani Tented Lodge

Bomani Tented Lodge
Bomani Tented Lodge
Alfresco Dining at Bomani

Batonka Guest House

batonka guest lodge
batonka guest lodge pool
batonka guest lodge

Dates & Prices

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Per person starting at
$2,613

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Rates based on two travelers in double occupancy.
Included
  • 5 Breakfasts, 4 Lunches, 5 Dinners
  • 5 Nights Accommodations
  • Accommodations as listed
  • Meals as listed
  • Ground transportation as listed
  • Professional, bilingual guide service as listed
  • Excursions and activities as listed
  • Arrival Transfer
  • Departure Transfer
Excluded
  • Gratuities
  • Travel Insurance
  • Personal Expenses
  • Flight costs (please request a quote)
  • Additional excursions during free time
  • Tourist Visa
  • Meals not Included
  • International Flights
  • Visa Fees
  • Estimated Hotel in Layover City TBD
  • Park Entrance Fee: Victoria Falls
  • Airport Departure Tax - Some taxes may be included in international flight fares.

When to Go

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Feb
Mar
Apr
May
Jun
Jul
Aug
Sep
Oct
Nov
Dec
Good to ideal period to travel, and many people choose to visit at this time.
Chance for unpredictable weather but with fewer visitors.
Typically not offered during this period because of weather conditions.

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