Wild Hwange and the Falls

Experience the Wilds of Hwange National Park, a soft canoeing experience on the Zambezi River and sleeping under the stars on the river bank. This adventure package also includes an elephant interaction and so much more...

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Wild Hwange and the Falls

What we like...

  • Camping on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River
  • Canoeing down the Zambezi, experiencing wildlife up close and personal 
  • Elephant interaction
  • Departs Daily!

Air-Inclusive from
$4,799
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for departures from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) valid between January 10 - June 30, 2017 and also November 01 - December 09, 2017

Departs Daily!

Itinerary

DAY 1: TRAVELING

Depart from New York (JFK) or Washington Dulles (IAD) for your South African Airways flight to South Africa.

 

DAY 2: ZAMBEZI NATIONAL PARK

On arrival in Johannesburg board your connecting flight to Victoria Falls, where you will be met and transferred to the Lodge.

Overnight on a full board basis at Imbabla Zambezi Safari Lodge

 
 

DAY 3: ZAMBEZI NATIONAL PARK

Your early morning game drive is followed by a scrumptious brunch. The mid day is at leisure.

Enjoy High Tea before departing on a river safari.

Overnight on a full board basis at Imbabla Zambezi Safari Lodge

Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge Imbabala Zambezi Safari Lodge
 
 

DAY 4: VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE

After your morning game drive and brunch, you will be collected and transferred to the Zambezi National Park, to the riverside camp.

Your guide will give a thorough briefing, which will cover; conditions of the river and rapids, canoeing instruction, safety and general information.

Overnight on a full board basis, camping on the river bank

 
 

DAY 5: VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE

A full English Breakfast is served in the morning before an hour game drive upstream to the put- in point. Today is spent canoeing - (10 miles) - downstream, running small grade one and two rapids, exploring channels and bird and game viewing. This day includes the Sansimba rapids. A picnic lunch is served on the mainland or an island

Overnight on a full board basis, camping on the river bank

 
 

DAY 6: VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE

A delightful English breakfast is served, after which you will board your canoes and the day is spent canoeing another 10 miles downstream to the mighty Victoria Falls Falls. Rapids canoed today include the "Kandahar Rapids". The scenery, channels and the rapids on both respective days are very different. Cold minerals & beers are served at the end of the canoe safari.

Afterwards you will be transferred to the Elephant Camp, where you will experience a once in a lifetime Elephant interaction

Overnight on a full board basis at the Elephant Camp

 
 

DAY 7: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK

After breakfast you will be transferred to Victoria Falls for a scheduled tour of the Falls from the Zimbabwean Side.

Afterwards, you will be transferred to the famous Hwange National Park

Overnight on a full board basis at Somalisa Camp

Tour of the Falls Tour of the Falls Tour of the Falls - Lunar Rainbow
 
 

DAY 8: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK

The day is spent on safari in Hwange National Park

Overnight on a full board basis at Somalisa Camp

 
 

DAY 9: DEPARTURE

After breakfast, you will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight to Johannesburg and onward connection to the US.

 

DAY 10: TRAVELING

Arrival in the United States at New York JFK or Washington Dulles airports.

 

Note

This tour can begin in Washington Dulles instead of New York, however, this would necessitate an overnight stop in Johannesburg at the beginning of the journey before flying to Maun. Please contact us for prices for this option.

 

Zambezi Canoeing Difficulty

The majority of people who join trips are first time canoeists. No previous experience is required and our staff are specially trained to prepare and guide you through the day. Children from 7 upwards can canoe if accompanied by a parent and fit into a lifejacket. Management retain the right to refuse a child who they feel is unsuitable for the activity for any reason.

 

WHAT'S INCLUDED

Round trip coach air on South African Airways from New York (JFK) or Washington (IAD) Airport to South Africa OR Tambo International Airport; Domestic coach air in South Africa as per the itinerary (Johannesburg - Victoria Falls - Johannesburg); Accommodation as per the itinerary; Most meals as per the itinerary (7 x breakfast, 6 lunch, 7 x dinner); Ground transfers as per the itinerary; All park fees and safari activities

 

EXCLUDES

Add on air from other US cities; Any meals or services not mentioned above; Any items of personal expense - i.e. drinks, telephone calls, laundry etc; Gratuities for rangers/guides/drivers

 

Your accommodation is as outlined in the itinerary above. All our programs are full customizable to your needs. Should you wish to substitute your accommodation to any of our preferred Partner hotels, please feel free to speak to our Africa Experts.

Call us on 1-855-359-7228

Air-Inclusive from
$4,799
pp
Offer based per person on 2 adults sharing for departures from New York John F Kennedy (JFK) valid between January 10 - June 30, 2017 and also November 01 - December 09, 2017

Departs Daily!

Price is per person based on double occupancy. Valid as of October 24, 2016 for departures from New York (JFK) between January 10 - June 30, 2017 and also November 01 - December 09, 2017 with the same itinerary available at higher prices during other travel periods. Other departure points and domestic flights within the U.S. can be booked. Price for other departure cities and/or travel dates may vary. Subject to availability and currency exchange rate fluctuations. Prices are valid for new bookings only, are not retroactive and may change without notice. Package includes all government and airline imposed taxes and fees. Baggage and optional service fees, cancellation charges and other restrictions may apply.