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Escape to the world-renowned Hwange National Park – home to great herds of elephant, big cats and a myriad of plains game.
This 4-night safari will showcase the best of this iconic region while guests indulge in warm hospitality at Machaba’s Verney’s Camp.
Hwange National Park is the largest Park in Zimbabwe occupying roughly 14 650kms, and is located in the north-west corner of the country about an hour south of the Mighty Victoria Falls.
Over 100 species of mammals and more than 400 birds (with a supporting cast of innumerable insects, spiders amphibians and reptiles) can be seen here – including the world famous Presidential elephants.
The elephants of Hwange are world famous and the Park’s elephant population is one of the largest in the world.
The park is a curious mixture of semi-desert, forest and open savannah, each area undergoing fantastic changes as the seasons march on. The game viewing is superb and the teeming herds of sable, elephant, giraffe, impala, zebra and wildebeest give a hint of the richness of southern Africa’s wildlife in bygone days.
Visit Hwange National Park: An hour’s drive from Victoria Falls, this package takes in the largest Park in Zimbabwe. At 14,600km2 in size, Hwange National Park is home to the “Presidential Herd” of elephants and is the only place in the country to see giraffe. The vast space the ideal way in which to immerse yourself in the authentic spirit of a safari.
Meet the local People: A traditional safari is not limited to spotting animals. It is about embracing new cultures too. Which is why this package including an outing to one of the many schools and communities that we have formed relationships with where you can experience the warm hospitality that the people of Africa are known for.
Camps located in private concessions: Each of the camps or lodges in this package is located in a private concession. Private concessions have numerous advantages over national or public parks such as limited tourist numbers per km2 and the ability to enjoy walking safaris, night drives as well as traditional game drives.
Visit the endangered African wild dogs: The African wild dog – also known as the “painted dog” for its attractive coloring – is one of the most endangered animals in the continent. This package includes an outing to Zimbabwe’s Painted Dog Conservation Centre to meet with the volunteers who are working hard to save these fascinating social creatures from extinction.
Day 1 - 5
Verney’s CampInspired by safaris of the past, Verney’s Camp is situated in a teak forest that is synonymous with Hwange. With views over a waterhole, the animals put on a daily parade as they come down for their evening drink.
Road transfer from Vic Falls to Hwange Main Camp (±2.5hrs ) and then collection from Hwange Main Camp to Verney’s Camp(±45min).
• Flight from Manga Airstrip back to Vic Falls Airport (±45min).
• Fully inclusive of accommodation, all meals, laundry, lodge activities, return vehicle airstrip transfers, alcoholic & non-alcoholic beverages (excluding imported and premium drinks) & taxes.
• Machaba Safaris Conservation and Community Levy (CCL) of US$ 15 per person per night at all camps
Rates exclude premium imported drinks
Visas and discretionary tips
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