African Safaris and Travel - Photo Safaris in Africa
Hello and welcome to your
introduction to the beautiful Zimbabwe, we have selected two
of the top locations in Zimbabwe; Hwange National Park and
the iconic Victoria Falls. We hope that this will wet your
appetite for this diverse country and make you want to come
back for more.
You will begin with two nights in
Victoria Falls so that you might acclimatize and catch your
breath, you can be as busy or relaxed here as there is
plenty to do and of course it is your chance to see this
wonder of the world. Your accommodation is one of our
favorite hotels located centrally, in fact the closest
property to the falls themselves. A lovely hotel with a
range of rooming options to suit all tastes and it's
restaurant is known to be one of the best in Victoria Falls.
From there it is a short flight to
Hwange National Park and your Somalisa Camp. Located within
the park in a premium wildlife area, the camp has the feel
of a traditional safari camp but with luxurious finishes.
Tented rooms on slightly raised platforms, en-suite
bathrooms with roll top bath, outdoor and indoor shower,
private veranda and even a fireplace in the room for those
cold winter nights. The main area offers a swimming pool and
looks onto a waterhole that is popular with game.
Day 1 - Victoria Falls
You will be met at Victoria Falls
Airport by the transfer company who will be waiting in
arrivals with your name on a sign. You will be transferred
to Ilala Lodge.
Ilala Lodge Hotel is ideally located
only 8 minutes away from the spectacular Victoria Falls. A
family run hotel, Ilala Lodge has 73 stylish, well-appointed
spacious rooms, that offer the ultimate in comfort and
luxury. As we are the closest hotel to the beautiful
Victoria Falls, the spray makes for a perfect backdrop
during your stay.
Experience a culinary journey at the
award-winning Palm Restaurant at Ilala Lodge Hotel.
Centrally located only minutes away from the Victoria Falls,
The Palm Restaurant offers a magnificent à la carte menu for
breakfast, lunch and dinner. Guests can choose from an
extensive list of South Africa’s finest wines, cocktails and
artisan gins. We offer an unrivalled al-fresco dining
experience under the starlit African sky, with the sound of
the Falls in the background. The Palm Restaurant is an
adventure for the appetite that is not to be missed.
Relive the historical journey
embarked by David Livingstone exploring the mighty Zambezi
River aboard the Ra-Ikane fleet. Named after his
instrumental guide, the boats represent the grace of a
bygone era honouring the rich history of Victoria Falls and
its explorers, adventurers and heroes. The Ra-Ikane offers a
variety of cruises, including breakfast, lunch and sunset,
as well as private charters.
Day 2 - Victoria Falls
many activities available in Victoria Falls and we are happy
to provide you with details and book these. We recommend a
sunset river cruise, helicopter flight over the falls and of
course seeing the falls themselves. You do not need a guide
to do so as the paths are clear and well signposted but we
are happy to arrange one for you, lunch at The Lookout Cafe
is a great way to finish as it has spectacular views over
3 - Hwange National Park
Today will be a transfer to the
airport and a lunchtime flight to Hwange which will take
roughly 40 minutes. There you will be met by your guide and
transferred to Somalisa Camp.
Fully Inclusive - Bed, All Meals,
Fees and Activities. All Local Brands (Spirits, Wine and
Your activities here will include
game drives and walks with the experienced guides. Somalisa
is located on a private concession within Hwange and is part
of an area known for its exceptional game viewing.
Hwange National Park is a land of
contrasts from dense teak and acacia forest to vast open
savannah, offering guests an exhibition of raw and diverse
Africa. Somalisa Camp is a place where tranquillity meets
adventure. Where one moment you are sipping on your gin and
tonic, listening to the distant baritone roar of a lion
coalition off on the hunt, and the next you are gazing over
at a congregation of elephants at your doorstep, peacefully
sharing a sundowner with you.
Every person is part of the community
that helps create the magical and welcoming feeling you get
when you visit Somalisa, you arrive as a guest, but you
leave a part of the family.
Nature and luxury are in harmony at
Somalisa Camp. With natural wood and copper finishes, the
organic features of the bush fuse perfectly with the deluxe
style. Kudhinda, the Zimbabwean national material, is paired
with modern decor creating an authentic contemporary African
fusion. At the edge of the expansive deck in the main area,
sits an elephant pool which is frequented by elephant
families, which is a true highlight at this beautiful camp.
Activities include guided walks lead
by qualified and passionate guides who will share their
knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and
spot lighting as well as game viewing from hides.
Walking and game drives will allow
you the opportunity to observe elephant, kudu and sable
antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and
endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, white rhino,
lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species.
Day 6 - Hwange to Vic Falls Airport
At a time to be advised by the camp
manager, you will have a light aircraft transfer to Victoria
Falls Airport which will connect with the check in for your
international flight home.
From $3,250 per person sharing