The Africa Adventure Company

** 15 Day Eyes on Elephant Safari to Zimbabwe - $9,495.00

We are excited to announce that this signature Africa Adventure Company safari was selected in National Geographic Traveler Magazine's "50 Tours of a Lifetime" as "Walk Among Elephants". Your guides, Nic Polenakis OR Dave Carson OR Nick Murray are some of the finest on the continent of Africa. We have combined activities of game drives along with the active game viewing ventures of walking in Northern and southeastern Hwange and canoeing, walking and game drives in Mana Pools in Zimbabwe. This safari operates as an exclusive group with up to 6 persons per departure. Accommodations are a combination of first class, private mobile tents and permanent tented camps in the parks.

2014 Departures:

Jun 21, Jul 12, Aug 05, Aug 16, Aug 30, Sep 06, Sep 20

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Zim15AAC Eyes on Elephant

Safari Price

Itinerary


  • 2014 Land Arrangements
  • Based on group departure of 6 travelers
  • Per Person Doube
  • $9495.00
  • Single Supplement
  • $2195.00

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  • Day 01+02
  • Depart the USA on your overnight flight to Johannesburg. On arrival you will be met and assisted to the Intercontinental Johannesburg Airport Sun, adjacent to the Arrivals Hall. Overnight InterContinental Johannesburg Airport Sun.
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  • Day 03+04
  • Depart on the schedules inter-Africa flight to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. On arrival you will be met and transferred by vehicle to your camp in Hwange National Park. Hwange is Zimbabwe's largest national park and is famous for its large herds of elephant. Predominant species also include rhino, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, lion, wild dog and bat-eared fox. This is one of the best parks on the continent to see sable antelope. Activities include guided walks, morning and night game drives and game viewing from hides. A full day is spent walking and tracking rhino and lion, and on further game drives. 2 nights Somalisa Camp or Somalisa Acacia Camp.
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  • Day 05-07
  • Today you will be game drive enroute to your next camp located in a prime game viewing area of Hwange (you will change vehicles during this transfer). Day and night game drives and walks are offered. Enjoy two full days of game viewing. 3 nights Little Makalolo or Davison's Camp.
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  • Day 08+09
  • This morning you will transfer to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Mana Pools National Park. On arrival you will be met by your private guide and continue to camp. The park covers a section of the Middle Zambezi Valley, extending from the Zambezi River in the north to the escarpment in the south. The Zambezi Valley is a western extension of the Great Rift Valley. The Pools of Mana are lakes that mark former courses of the Zambezi. The activities are varied, walks, drives, canoeing and fishing. The activities are planned to fit you and what action is going on in the bush at the time, so you get to experience the best out of what is happening in Mana Pools. 2 nights Little Vundu Camp.
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  • Day 10
  • This morning you will be briefed on your canoe trip for the next night. You are doing your own canoeing with the current in sturdy 18ft Canadian canoes. Paddle your way through the sand banks and islands, watching pods of hippo or elephants wallowing at midday to cool off. As there is a Land Rover back-up vehicle, game drives are taken, along with walks to explore and appreciate the rich floodplain and river channels of Mana Pools National Park. All luggage and gear will be driven ahead to the mobile camp, which is set up in advance. A typical day of your canoeing safari will begin at dawn. Tea and coffee are served before setting off on the river to view the sun rising over the Zambezi. After canoeing, you will stop at a site for breakfast, cooked by your guide. Overnight Ruwesi Mobile Canoe Camps.
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  • Day 11
  • Enjoy a day on the river, canoeing and game viewing. Return to your camp late in the afternoon. Overnight Little Vundu Camp.
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  • Day 12+13
  • You will be transferred to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Victoria Falls. On arrival you will be met and transferred to your hotel. Enjoy the remainder of the day at leisure. The afternoon is a good time to view the falls (park entry fee US$30 pp payable direct). Next morning enjoy a day at leisure. Optional activities you may book for an extra charge. 2 nights Victoria Falls Hotel.
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  • Day 14+15
  • After breakfast you will be transferred to the airport. Connect with your flight to Johannesburg, South Africa. Continue onward overnight to the USA.
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