Elephant in Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
Giraffe, Hwange National Park
World View Motopos
Zebra, Hwange National Park
Amalinda Lodge pool
Rock art viewing MatoposV
Amalinda Lodge room

Hwange & Matopos

7 day Safari - from £1815

With flights from £2685

A two centre, lodge-based tour offering excellent game viewing opportunities in Hwange National Park, followed by the unique and scenic Matopos region.


  • Game drives in Hwange
  • Rustic stilted rooms
  • Rhino tracking in Matopos
  • San rock art and Rhodes grave
  • Village cycling tour
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Your Itinerary

Day 1 to 3 - Victoria Falls to Hwange

This morning, transfer from Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park for a three night stay at Ivory Lodge in one of their rustic tree-house style rooms. Hwange’s grasslands and mopane woods are home to a fantastic variety of wildlife including one of the continent’s largest elephant populations, lions and the endangered African wild dog. During your stay, enjoy the activities of the lodge including game drives, walking safaris and hide visits.

Hotel: Ivory Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 4 to 6 - Matopos National Park

Today, transfer to Amalinda Lodge, located in fascinating Matopos National Park. The local Ndebele people gave the area its name, meaning ‘Bald Heads’ on account of the beautiful landscape with its huge granite boulders that seemingly balance on top of each other.

The Park is one of the last bastions of both the black and white rhino and tracking them as well as other wildlife by vehicle or foot is included in your stay. There are also trips to explore the caves with their 2,000 year old San rock art and Worlds View, a scenic viewpoint where Cecil Rhodes is buried. You will also have the opportunity to experience the local hospitality of the people on cycling trips through the villages.

Hotel: Amalinda Lodge
Meals: Breakfast, lunch and dinner

Day 7 - Bulawayo

Today, transfer to Bulawayo for your onward flight.

Meals: Breakfast

7 day Safari - from £1815

With flights from £2685

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All prices are per person, based on 2 sharing a twin or double room. Seasonal variations may apply, please call Freedom Destinations for more information and availability.

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Your Safari Experience

Discover amazing wildlife and sample the local culture on a real African adventure.

Your safari includes:

  • 6 nights accommodation
  • Most meals
  • Selected drinks
  • Daily game drives in Hwange
  • Daily activities in Matopos
  • Airport and inter-park transfers
  • Park fees

Departure dates:

Tour departs daily.

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