Zimbabwe Tour | Johannesburg, South Africa

Tour of Zimbabwe: Experience the Victoria Falls, Safari wildlife, the Big 5 and the beautiful landscape of Zimbabwe.

Short Summary - Southern Africa Round Trip:
 Code: NJZJ
16 Day Camping Safari
Price from R11.950
 Activity Package R 5,450
 Green Seat R 140
 Meal: Breakfast x 15, Lunch x 14, Dinner x 12
Starting Point: Johannesburg
End Destination: Johannesburg
16 Travel Days
15 Nights
 Accommodation: twin share tents

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South Africa Safari to Botswana, Francistown and Zimbabwe  

Travel Day 1. Botswana - Francistown

Our journey starts in Johannesburg. Here we load our truck and drive to the border of Zimbabwe. After a fairly long drive, we arrive in Francistown. The second-largest city in Botswana was the site of the first gold rush in Southern Africa. The situation is different nowadays in the city of Francistown. It's a modern African city that is home to many jazz clubs and casinos. Here an unforgettable night awaits.

Lunch, Dinner

Zimbabwe Hwange National Park  

Travel Day 2. Simbabwe - Hwange National Park

From Francistown we travel over the border into Zimbabwe. Here we enter the Hwange National Park, where we go on a game drive and see one of the largest elephant herds in Africa. The Hwange National Park, with its approximately 14 650 square kilometers is the largest in Zimbabwe, and features over 100 species of mammals and 400 species of birds a home.

 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe  

Travel Day 3. Hwange National Park und Victoria Falls National Park

On our 3rd travel day, we have a morning game drive through the Hwange National Park. Afterwards, we drive north towards the Victoria Falls to experience this spectacular natural wonder. The locals describe the Victoria Falls as "thundering smoke" or Musi-O-Tunya. Dinner can be had at one of the many restaurants*.

* optional activites at additional cost: Visit to an African village, Dinner at a local restaurant

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Victoria Falls Zimbabwe Safari  

Travel Day 4. Victoria Falls

Today, you can choose to do activites on your own. Below you will find just a few things that can be done in the vicinity of the Victoria Falls.

* optional activities at additional cost: Helicopter Tours, Hikes with Lions, Elephant Tour, Gorge Swing, excursion with an ultra-ligh aircraft


Zambezi River Canoe Tour  

Travel Day 5. Zambia - Livingstone and Zambezi River

Today, we drive on the historic railway bridge at Victoria Falls. The bridge connects Zimbabwe to Zambia and has been operating since 1905. In Zambia, more passengers will be joining our group before we travel to our camp.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Zimbabwe Lower Zambezi Safari  

Travel Day 6. Lower Zambezi National Park - Canoe - Trip

In the early morning, we continue with canoes in the Lower Zambezi National Park. On our tour, we only take along the necessary equipment and set up our bush camp on an island. There we will be surrounded by animals, such as by hippos. Away from civilization, you can prepare yourself for a unique experience.

 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Afrika Safaris Zambezi National Park  

Travel Day 7. Lower Zambezi National Park

On the second day, we will be paddling downstream on the Zambezi River. You will be able to enjoy the beautiful marine and wildlife. If the water level is too high or the temperatures are too extreme, the trip will continue on a houseboat on Lake Kariba.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Zimbabwe Chinhoyi Caves  

Travel Day 8. Zimbabwe - Chinhoyi Caves

In the morning, we will travel back from the Lower Zambezi National Park to get back to the truck. From there, we cross the Chirundu border (which can be a time consuming process) into Zimbabwe. After a short drive we will have reached the Chinhoyi Caves - the largest publicly accessible cave system in Zimbabwe.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Harare and Chimanimani National Park  

Travel Day 9. Harare und Chimanimani National Park

From Chinhoyi, we continue to the capital of Zimbabwe - Harare. We will have lunch, take time for shopping and explore the city. Despite a host of negative press, it is secure and modern capital. We leave Harare towards the Eastern Highlands and the Chimanimani National Park. The mountain, which separates Zimbabwe from Mozambique, is ideal for casual hiking in a spectacular landscape. If there is time, you will also be seeing the famous Bridal Veil Falls.

Breakfast, Dinner

Chirinda Rain Forest Chimanimani National Park Zimbabwe  

Travel Day 10. Chirnida Forest

Today, you can either have a walk in the Chimanimani National Park or take a day trip to the Chirinda forest in Zimbabwe. The southern rain forest in Africa, home to some of the spectacular large mahogany trees.  

 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Great Zimbabwe Ruins  

Travel Day 11. Great Zimbabwe Ruins

During our tour, we will visit the world famous Great Zimbabwe ruins. These well-preserved ruins were built around the 11th Century without mortar. The up to 5 meter high walls are a source of much speculation and disagreement over the years. This area was the home of 8-carved birds, which can be found on the national flag of Zimbabwe.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

African Lion Environmental Research Trust  

Travel Day 12. Gweru and Antelope Park

This morning, we travel to the Antelope Park in Gweru, where we visit the African Lion Environmental Research Trust and the world's first lion rehabilitation & release program. Upon arrival, we can relax for the first time before you can participate in one of the optional activities offered. In addition to the Lion program, there are also elephant riding sessions, canoeing, fishing and a marketplace where crafts are sold.

 Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Zimbabwe Safaris Gweru Antelope Park  

Travel Day 13. Gweru and Antelope Park

On the second day at the Antelope Park, we will enjoy the wildlife that can be seen here on a game drive. In the afternoon, we will hike and visit the lions, that are a part of the rehabilitation and release program.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Matobo National Park and Bulawayo  

Travel Day 14.Matobo National Park and Bulawayo

Today, we continue our journey to Bulawayo and the Matobo National Park where we visit the grave of Cecil John Rhodes, who played a significant role in the history of Zimbabwe. At the Matobo National Park, we embark on a game drive, where a breeding program for white rhinos is located. For dinner, you will find a variety of restaurants in Bulawayo.

Breakfast, Lunch

South Africa Safari  

Travel Day 15. Südafrika - Bulawayo nach Musina

Today, we visit the Historical Museum Bulawayo, before we leave the city towards South Africa. In Buitbridge, we will cross the border. In Musina, just across the border in South Africa, we set up camp for the night.

Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Johannesburg Kruger National Park Safari  

Travel Day 16. Johannesburg

This morning we drive  to Johannesburg, the city of gold. In Johannesburg, the tour will come to the end. Many of our groups spent the last evening together at a local restaurant*.

* optional activities at additional cost: Dinner at a local restaurant

Breakfast, Lunch

Zimbabwe Tour Route  

Important Tour Dates

Here, you will find all the imporatant tour dates for this Zimbabwe Tour. Please plan your South Africa holiday accordingly.

Zimbabwe Tour Route

You can follow the route you will take on your Zimbabwe Tour on this map:

If you have further questions about this African Safari, please do not hesitate to contact us. On special request, we will also book flights within Africa. After the Zimbabwe Tour, you can also continue with a tour of the Kruger National Park, where you will see even more wildlife and a unique landscape. You can also decide to travel on a Diving Tour throughout Mozambique.

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