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Elephant, Hwange National Park
Victoria Falls
Giraffes, Hwange National Park
Rhinos, Matopos National Park
Great Zimbabwe Ruins
Zambezi Drive, Zimbabwe
Johannesburg, South Africa

Best of Zimbabwe

6 day Safari – from £1245

With flights from £2075

A fantastic group adventure including game drives in two of Zimbabwe’s best National Parks and a guided tour of the country’s ancient capital.

Highlights:
  • Marvel at the unabated power of Victoria Falls
  • Search for the ‘Big 5’ in Hwange National Park
  • Visit the UNESCO listed Great Zimbabwe Ruins
  • Look out for black and white rhino in Matopos National Park
  • Relax in the hot springs in Tshipise, South Africa

Your Itinerary

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You can customise your holiday by adding extra nights or activities before or after your Zimbabwe safari. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Victoria Falls

Day 1 – Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park

This morning we leave the rumble and adventure of Victoria Falls behind us as we make…

This morning we leave the rumble and adventure of Victoria Falls behind us as we make the journey south to Hwange National Park. Hwange is the largest of Zimbabwe’s national parks and offers excellent opportunities for viewing the diversity of wildlife that calls the park home.

    Hwange Main Camp or similar

    Lunch and dinner
Victoria Falls
Giraffes, Hwange National Park

Day 2 – Hwange National Park

Home to the Big 5, Hwange National Park also offers a wide variety of plains game…

Home to the Big 5, Hwange National Park also offers a wide variety of plains game and birdlife.  We will spend the day game driving (in open 4×4 vehicles) through Hwange in search of the animals.

    Hwange Main Camp or similar

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Giraffes, Hwange National Park
Rhinos, Matopos National Park

Day 3 – Matopos National Park

After breakfast, we continue south towards Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe. Our afternoon will…

After breakfast, we continue south towards Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe. Our afternoon will be spent exploring the Matopos National Park with a local guide. The park received recognition as a UNESCO natural World Heritage Site in 2003 and includes an intensive protection zone that is home to both black and white rhinoceros. Named after the Ndebele word “Matobo “, whose meaning “bald heads” refers to the rounded granite hills that surround it. We return to Bulawayo and our overnight stop for the night.

    Banff Lodge or similar

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Rhinos, Matopos National Park
Great Zimbabwe Ruins

Day 4 – Great Zimbabwe

Our journey today takes us to Masvingo and the Great Zimbabwe Ruins. This afternoon we will…

Our journey today takes us to Masvingo and the Great Zimbabwe Ruins. This afternoon we will enjoy a guided walking tour of this historic site. Dating back to the Late Iron Age, this UNESCO World Heritage Site was once the capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe. We take time this afternoon to marvel at the intricate stonework and experience the heritage of this monument to early Zimbabwean civilisation.

    Norma Jeans Lake View Resort or similar

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Great Zimbabwe Ruins
Zambezi Drive, Zimbabwe

Day 5 – Tshipise, South Africa

Leaving the sites of Zimbabwe behind we cross the Limpopo River and enter South Africa this…

Leaving the sites of Zimbabwe behind we cross the Limpopo River and enter South Africa this afternoon. Our overnight stop allows us an opportunity to end the day with a swim in the hot springs of Tshipise.

    Forever Tshipise Resort or similar

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Zambezi Drive, Zimbabwe
Johannesburg, South Africa

Day 6 – Johannesburg region

Enjoy a scenic drive through South Africa’s Limpopo province before arriving in Johannesburg in the late…

Enjoy a scenic drive through South Africa’s Limpopo province before arriving in Johannesburg in the late afternoon.

    Breakfast and lunch
Johannesburg, South Africa

Your Itinerary

You can customise your holiday by adding extra nights or activities before or after your Zimbabwe safari. Just let us know what you would like to do.

Day 1

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Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park

This morning we leave the rumble and adventure of Victoria Falls behind us as we make the journey south to Hwange National Park. Hwange is the largest of Zimbabwe’s national parks and offers excellent opportunities for viewing the diversity of wildlife that calls the park home.

    Hwange Main Camp or similar

    Lunch and dinner
Victoria Falls

Day 2

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Hwange National Park

Home to the Big 5, Hwange National Park also offers a wide variety of plains game and birdlife.  We will spend the day game driving (in open 4×4 vehicles) through Hwange in search of the animals.

    Hwange Main Camp or similar

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Giraffes, Hwange National Park

Day 3

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Matopos National Park

After breakfast, we continue south towards Bulawayo, the second largest city in Zimbabwe. Our afternoon will be spent exploring the Matopos National Park with a local guide. The park received recognition as a UNESCO natural World Heritage Site in 2003 and includes an intensive protection zone that is home to both black and white rhinoceros. Named after the Ndebele word “Matobo “, whose meaning “bald heads” refers to the rounded granite hills that surround it. We return to Bulawayo and our overnight stop for the night.

    Banff Lodge or similar

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Rhinos, Matopos National Park

Day 4

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Great Zimbabwe

Our journey today takes us to Masvingo and the Great Zimbabwe Ruins. This afternoon we will enjoy a guided walking tour of this historic site. Dating back to the Late Iron Age, this UNESCO World Heritage Site was once the capital of the Kingdom of Zimbabwe. We take time this afternoon to marvel at the intricate stonework and experience the heritage of this monument to early Zimbabwean civilisation.

    Norma Jeans Lake View Resort or similar

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Great Zimbabwe Ruins

Day 5

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Tshipise, South Africa

Leaving the sites of Zimbabwe behind we cross the Limpopo River and enter South Africa this afternoon. Our overnight stop allows us an opportunity to end the day with a swim in the hot springs of Tshipise.

    Forever Tshipise Resort or similar

    Breakfast, lunch and dinner
Zambezi Drive, Zimbabwe

Day 6

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Johannesburg region

Enjoy a scenic drive through South Africa’s Limpopo province before arriving in Johannesburg in the late afternoon.

    Breakfast and lunch
Johannesburg, South Africa

This Safari Includes

5 nights accommodation
All meals
Park fees
Travel by a custom truck
Professional and experienced driver
Game activities

Departure Dates

Check for departure dates that suit you:

2024-06-28

2024-07-12

2024-07-26

2024-08-09

2024-08-23

2024-09-06

2024-09-20

2024-10-04

2024-10-18

2024-11-01

2024-11-15

2024-11-29

2024-12-13

2024-12-27

Please note some departures may be bi-lingual. Please ask for details.

Flights & More

With FREEDOM, you can book your Best of Zimbabwe safari and flights together, as an ATOL protected package. Our Travel Experts can find the best priced Economy, Premium or Business Class flights for you.

You can also personalise your holiday. Why not add:

  • Nights in Victoria Falls or Johannesburg before or after your tour
  • A beach stay in Mauritius or the Seychelles after your tour

Next Step

Please get in touch with our Africa Experts to start planning your holiday. You’ll have a single point of contact from your first enquiry through booking.

Best of Zimbabwe

6 day Safari – from £1245

With flights from £2075

All prices are per person, based on two people sharing a twin or double room. Seasonal variations may apply, please call Freedom Destinations for more information and availability. Accommodation specified is subject to availability and may be substituted to a similar or higher standard if necessary. Please note luggage restriction of 23kg.

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