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Experience an unforgettable safari adventure from Nehimba Lodge to Hwange National Park, immersing yourself in the breathtaking landscapes and rich wildlife of Zimbabwe. Begin your journey at Nehimba Lodge, nestled within a vast private concession in the northern reaches of Hwange National Park. Overlooking a bustling waterhole frequented by elephants, indulge in comfort and luxury amid the African wilderness. Enjoy a unique experience aboard the Elephant Express Railcar, transferring you to Bomani Tented Lodge. Explore the vast Ngamo Forest area. Spot diverse wildlife gathering around the waterhole and unwind under the African sky by the crackling fire. Conclude your safari expedition as you return to Victoria Falls airport, connecting with your international flights home.
Aerial view of Victoria FallsVictoria FallsNehimba LodgeLionBlack-backed jackalIncredible Safari opportunities
  • Enjoy thrilling game drives and walking safaris in Hwange National Park
  • Explore the vast Ngamo Plains on scenic drives and wildlife viewing
  • Experience the comfort and scenic beauty of the Elephant Express Railcar
  • Tailor-made safari activities, game drives, and cultural experiences
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Activity Level: Easy Active
Moderately active but not overly strenuous. This level includes activities like casual cycling, yoga, or excursions/activities that typically last 3-5 hours total each day.

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Day 1: Arrive in Nehimba Lodge

Fly from Victoria Falls to Giraffe Springs airstrip where you are met and transfer 20 minutes to Nehimba Lodge. Nestled within a vast 43,500-acre private concession in the northern reaches of Hwange National Park, Nehimba Lodge offers a blend of comfort, wilderness, and African allure, creating an unparalleled safari retreat. Overlooking a bustling waterhole frequented by herds of elephants, the lodge features a central guest area and nine expansive canvas-under-thatch tents, all set on teak decks. Accommodations consist of nine lavish raised chalets, with family suite options, adorned with traditional thatch, each boasting spacious interiors, intimate ambiance, and safety. En-suite slipper baths and outdoor showers complement the comfort, while private balconies offer unobstructed views of the waterhole activity. Cool off in the small swimming pool or relax this evening as you settle in for the night.

Day 2-3: Hwange National Park Safari

Embark on thrilling morning and afternoon game drives in traditional safari vehicles, seating six guests comfortably. Led by experienced guides, these drives provide exclusive insights into Hwange National Park's unique wildlife and environment, seldom encountering other vehicles. Immerse yourself further with guided game walks, track the renowned elephant-hunting lions, or witness the intricate circle of life firsthand. Conclude your day with enchanting night drives, illuminated by powerful spotlights, unveiling the hidden wonders of the nocturnal world, all complemented by the cherished sundowner tradition, offering the perfect conclusion to each extraordinary day.

Day 4: Elephant Express Railcar | Bomani Tented Lodge

Set out on your unique journey today. Transfer 3 hours to Dete Railway. Here you board the Elephant Express Railcar, a one-of-a-kind railcar designed to make your transfer to and from the safari camps in southern Hwange unforgettable. With seating for up to 22 passengers at teak tables and a spacious aisle for movement and photo opportunities, it ensures comfort throughout the journey. Plus, onboard amenities include a restroom and refreshments served during the three-hour ride, with a light lunch provided on the southbound trip. Sit back, relax, and indulge in fantastic game viewing while having a blast aboard! Arrive at Ngamo Siding where you get off and transfer the rest of the way in vehicles to Bomani Tented Lodge, your home for the next 4 nights.

Experience the essence of safari at Bomani Tented Camp, situated within a 5,000-acre private concession within the Ngamo Forest area on the southeastern corner of Hwange National Park. Renowned for their picturesque vistas and abundant wildlife, the plains offer unparalleled year-round game viewing. Take in the natural beauty with Bomani’s open-air thatched main lodge, luxurious tented accommodations, and expansive teak viewing decks. Spot diverse wildlife gathering around the prolific waterhole, or take a refreshing dip in the splash pool. Evenings come alive with the crackle of the fire as you unwind under the vast African sky.

Day 5-7: Hwange National Park Safari

The next three days are spent explaining the Ngamo Plains as you prefer. The Ngamo Plains are the largest plains in Hwange National Park and deliver an incredible game experience to eager wildlife enthusiasts. Expect nothing short of exceptional game viewing throughout the year, complemented by a wide array of safari activities. 

Set out on game drives during the day or at night and walking safaris with experienced guides to spot eland, kudu, wildebeest, zebra, steenbok, impala, waterbuck, and lions. At Bomani, you are only a short 15-minute drive from Hwange National Park. You can also opt to visit a nearby village or school or spot wildlife from a hide. Each day is tailored to your preferences. Bomani’s unwavering dedication to supporting local communities and preserving wildlife underscores their commitment to responsible tourism and that sense of responsibility is felt here.

Day 8: Return Home

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Enjoy your last moments soaking in the incredible landscapes this morning. Transfer back to the Bomani/Sipepa airstrip for your short one-hour flight out to Victoria Falls airport to connect with your international flights home.


Bomani Tented Lodge

Bomani Tented Lodge
Bomani Tented Lodge
Alfresco Dining at Bomani

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Twin room set up at Nehimba
Extraordinary up close elephant encounters
Spacious bathrooms en suite

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