Intimate Zimbabwe & Botswana Lodge Encounter (15 days)

The tour starts in Bulawayo & ends in Victoria Falls & includes all the highlights that we feel are the best in this colourful & interesting country. Priced from USD 4569 per person.

Our Intimate Zimbabwe & Botswana Encounter is a 15-day journey through the highlights of Zimbabwe  and Botswana – visit well-known attractions, explore the history & feel the thrill that Zimbabwe boasts. This Zimbabwe Lodge Safari and Botswana Lodge Safari combination is a must for adventure-lovers, family’s and couples. While you travel around Zimbabwe, you will stay in luxury lodges – lodges that we recommend & love.

This is a small-group lodge safari, giving you that intimate experience & feeling. The tour starts in Bulawayo & ends in Victoria Falls & includes all the highlights that we feel are the best in this colourful & interesting country.

Intimate Zimbabwe Lodge Safari highlights include; Matobo National Park and Rhodes Grave, Great Zimbabwe, Mana Pools, Lake Kariba and Matusadona National Park, Antelope Park, Painted Dogs Conservation Centre, Hwange National Park, Victoria Falls.

Day 1: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
On arrival into Victoria Falls Airport, you will be met and transferred to your hotel. This evening you will meet your guide and the rest of your group for your pre-departure meeting.
- A’Zambezi River Lodge 

Day 2: Victoria Falls to Chobe National Park, Botswana
After breakfast your guide will take you on a tour of the mighty Victoria Falls. We then travel to Kasane in Botswana, the gateway to the Chobe National Park.
- Chobe Safari Lodge

Day 3: Chobe National Park
Start your morning with a hopefully spectacular game drive in Chobe National Park and a boat cruise on the Chobe River
Chobe Safari Lodge

Day 4-5: Chobe, Botswana to Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
This morning we make our way across the border into Zimbabwe and to our lodge situated in a private concession near Hwange National Park for numerous game drives and a visit to the Painted Dog Conservation Centre
- Elephant's Eye, Hwange

Day 6-7: Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe
Today we head off to Binga located on the south eastern shore of Lake Kariba, where we will board a luxury houseboat for a relaxing two-night trip.
- Umbozha Houseboats

Day 8-9: Matobo Hills, Zimbabwe
Morning game viewing activities on Lake Kariba and cruise back to Binga where our voyage started. We then travel southwards to the majestic Matobo Hills & Rhodes Grave. We spend the next day with tracking rhino spoor by vehicle and foot & enjoy game drives...
- Camp Amalinda

Day 10: Matobo Hills, Zimbabwe to Nata, Botswana
We visit the Nata Bird Sanctuary
- Nata Lodge

Day 11: Makgadikgadi Pans, Botswana
A very early morning departure leads us to Planet Baobab near Gweta, from where we embark on an expedition to Ntwetwe Pan to encounter some of Botswana’s distinctive landscapes and extraordinary creatures.
- Planet Baobab

Day 12: Maun, Botswana
Today we travel to Maun, a bustling safari town which serves as the gateway to the Okavango Delta.
- Thamalakane River Lodge

Day 13: Okavango Area Botswana
We will float in dug-out canoes through the thick vegetation of the Okavango Delta discovering a variety of birds and wildlife.
- Bedouin Bush Camp

Day 14: Moremi Game Reserve, Botswana
Today we head into the famous Moremi Game Reserve & spend the day there.
- Bedouin Bush Camp

Day 15: End of Tour
Our safari ends after breakfast.


Priced from USD 4569 per person sharing

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  • Accommodation
  • Selected Meals
  • Guided tour of Victoria Falls
  • Game drives in the Chobe National Park
  • Full game drive in Hwange
  • Visit the Painted Dog Conservation Centre
  • Lake Kariba Houseboat Experience
  • Rhino Tracking
  • Visit Cecil John Rhodes Grave
  • Nata Bird Sanctuary
  • Baobab Walk
  • Makgadikgadi Pans
  • Okavango Mokoro Trip
  • Game drives in Moremi

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Intimate Zimbabwe Safari


Longer than 2 weeks
Matabeleland South Province ZW
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