Game drive in Hwange

Time for Sundowners!

Outdoor dining at Zambezi Sands

August 2016 Group trip

DAY 1:

-Arrive at Victoria Falls Airport where your Zimbabwean Safari experience begins. You will be met by our Imvelo shuttle vehicle for your road transfer to Zambezi Sands, inside Zambezi National Park (45mins).


-Arrive at your luxury tent. After settling in we will then head out for a late afternoon game drive, stopping off at a scenic spot to watch the sun set with sundowners


-Night drive back to the lodge followed by a superb celebratory three course meal out under the stars



DAY 2:

- Head out after a full breakfast for a full morning of game viewing returning to the lodge at approximately 11:30 for lunch.

- Relax for an hour or two in your private splash pool watching the game and birdlife on the river’s edge and in the evening head out on a game drive within the park

- Back at the lodge to freshen up before dinner



DAY 3:

- A guided tour of Zimbabwe's foremost attraction - the 'Falls'. This will be followed by curio shopping at the craft village.

- Head out to Gorges Lodge (30 mins) for lunch. Gorges Lodge has spectacular views in a tranquil and idyllic setting.

- After lunch, head back into town and take part in your choice of either an elephant back ride or a helicopter flight over the Falls and finish off your afternoon with a wonderful high tea at Victoria Falls Hotel.

- A three course dinner to follow in the elegant main lodge area.



DAY 4:

Pack up for your scenic road transfer to Hwange National Park, to Camelthorn Lodge. Camelthorn is situated on the edge of Hwange National Park (4 hours)

- Afternoon game drive into Hwange National Park ending up at our unique underground blind at Stoffie’s Pan for sundowners

- Night drive back to the lodge, stopping off at a nearby waterhole where an authentic outdoor bush dinner will be served under the African sky



DAY 5:

- A full day trip into the park for our one of a kind ‘pump run’ with a picnic and siesta under the trees at Mfagazaan Pan.

- Leisurely afternoon game drive back to the lodge going from Pan to Pan, game viewing along the way

- Three course dinner will be served in the main lodge area under the African sky



DAY 6:

- Head to the nearby Ngamo village for a village and school tour where you will able to see some of Imvelo’s community initiative projects.

- After a fun packed morning at the village, a splendid lunch will be enjoyed at the 'Look up blind'

- Three course dinner will be served in the main lodge area under the African sky



DAY 7:

- Head out on our tailor-made trolley admiring the game as you ride along the railway in the National Park to Mbiza Pan. Here you will be met by the Imvelo team who will cook up a delectable  brunch while you relax at the pan.

- As the African sun starts to cool in the afternoon, climb aboard the 4x4 packed with cold refreshments and snacks and drive along the Ngamo plains renowned for magnificent game viewing

- Farewell banquet dinner at the lodge



DAY 8

- Packing up and preparing to leave Hwange National Park back to Victoria Falls for an overnight in one of Victoria Falls fine hotels.


Come and let us share our  Africa with you and enjoy the adventure of a lifetime and an experience like no other!

Camelthorne lounge area


Total price, (excluding international airfare) will be $5490.00 per person all inclusive of transportation, meals, lodging, guides, alcoholic beverages, and daily laundry service. 

Getting up close in Hwange

Room at Zambezi Sands

Bar and lounge area at Zambezi Sands

Camelthorne Lodge Chalet

Zambezi Sands Chalet

Gorges Lodge Lounge area

Safari Highlights:


- Guided tour of Victoria Falls

- Outdoor bush dinner

- Early morning or afternoon game drives or walks in Hwange National Park

- The 'Pump run' - an all day game drive from waterhole to waterhole

- A village and school visit

- Sundowners at the underground blind

-Overnight in Victoria Falls