Highlights: Victoria Falls - Optional Activities - Hwange National Park
Other departures: Bristol - £2365, Belfast - £2365, Glasgow - £2315, Southampton - £2345
Alternate travel dates: 11 Aug 17 - 30 Sept 17
Spend three magnificent days exploring this legendary African icon and experiencing the scenic beauty of the area. It is known as ‘Mosi-oa-Tunya’ by the locals which translates as ‘The Smoke That Thunders’.A short drive will see you enjoy game viewing in the pristine game park in Zimbabwe. Departure Dates with Greater Flexibility. We are delighted that we are now able to offer greater flexibility on our Victoria Falls packages with daily departures on request as well as 2 or 3 night packages. Come with us and experience this natural wonder.
Day 1: Flight London to Victoria Falls
Day 2: Victoria Falls
On arrival, you are met by your representative and transferred to your hotel. The hotel is created in the style of an ancient African city and is centrally located to all the amenities of Victoria Falls town. In the afternoon cruise on the upper stretches of the Zambezi River where David Livingstone canoed on his quest to discover the falls over 150 years ago. Enjoy viewing the abundant wildlife and incredible variety of birds whilst a mesmerizing Zambezi sunset will leave you breathless.
Accommodation: The Kingdom Hotel or similar
Distance Travelled Today: 20 kms Day 3: Victoria Falls
This morning we enjoy a guided tour of the Victoria Falls stopping at various vantage points to view the falls and walk through the rain forest. Seeing the rainbows, feeling the spray and hearing the thundering noise of water crashing down into the 108 meter gorge serves as a testimony to the awesome power of the mighty river. The remainder of your afternoon is spent at leisure, where you can enjoy one of the many optional activities available (own account). Accommodation: The Kingdom Hotel or similar. Distance Travelled Today: 40 kms. Memorable Moment: It is quite a spectacle seeing the rainbows, feeling the spray and hearing the thunderous roar of the water from the falls crashing down into the gorge below. The spray from Victoria Falls make the River Zambezi Rain Forest the only place that receives rainfall 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. Day 4: Victoria Falls
Enjoy a hearty breakfast before checking out and being transferred to Elephant’s Eye Lodge for your incredible safari. An Eco lodge that gives you all the comforts while indulging in some amazing cuisine. Depending on time of arrival, you might be able to squeeze in an evening game drive. Accommodation: Elephant’s Eye Lodge Hwange National Park Day 5/6: Hwange national Park
An early rise for a morning game drive. Hwange national park is truly a mecca for wildlife enthusiasts. Before the sun heats up, you will retire back to the lodge for a mouth watering brunch. The day is spent writing postcards, laying around the pool watching game at the lodge waterhole. At the end of the day, continue with spotting game on the Hwange plains, at dusk you will retire to the comforts of the lodge where the experienced guides share with you the African folklore stories of the wild.
Hwange National Park Day 7: Departure
After a morning activity and a hearty breakfast, you will be transferred to the Victoria Falls airport for you onward travel.