Highlights
  • Visit Great Zimbabwe National Monument, Zimbabwe
  • Explore Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe
  • Visit Kruger National Park, South Africa
  • Matobo or Matopos National Park, Zimbabwe
  • Visit Tofo, Inhambane, Mozambique
  • Watch the fascinating Victoria Falls National Park
  • Vilankulo, Mozambique

Big 5' Game viewing experiences in Zimbabwe's and South Africa's premier National Parks 'Hwange' and 'Kruger'. Relax on the sun kissed beaches of Mozambique. Wander around the Great Zimbabwe National Monument and enjoy a game drive and walk with the Rhino's at Matobo National Park before arriving to Victoria Falls, one of the nature 7 wonders of the world.

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Mozambique & Zimbabwe Explorer (Northbound)

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Just come back from my amazing 34 day Zanzibar to Cape Town trip. It flew past - I had such a good time. Sam and Julius, my trip leader and driver, were awesome, really helpful and funny and had lots of interesting stories to tell. Had a great group too and have so many fantastic memories. From the white sands of Zanzibar, the smiling, waving children of Malawi, walking with lions and swimming at the top of Victoria Falls, gliding through the reeds of the Okovango Delta in a mokoro, elephants wandering through the campsite, seeing all the wildlife drinking from the watering hole at Etosha, skydiving over the Namibia dunes in Swakopmund, climbing up Dune 45 through the mist only for it to clear with the sunrise to going up to the top of Table Mountain and feeling on top of the world in Cape Town. Really want to go back and I've only been home a day. If you are hesitating about booking - just go for it! I loved every second, well maybe not taking down tents at 5am but practically every second! Acacia are a really good company, our truck seemed so much nicer than some others who didn't even have lockers inside the truck. I will be back to do the Kenya to Zanzibar leg of the trip at some point in the future and know I won't even bother looking at another company to do the trip!
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Operator Acacia Africa

Itinerary

Day 1 – 2: Johannesburg - Kruger National Park

Leaving Johannesburg, our first two nights are spent in a comfortable bush lodge close to the edge of the world-famous Kruger National Park, from where we explore this magnificent wildlife haven on game drives. Home to the Big Five, and countless other species of animals and birds, this is South Africa’s premier park and an exciting safari is guaranteed.

Day 3 - 7 Xai-Xai - Inhambane - Vilanculos

Leaving South Africa behind, we cross the border of Mozambique to the spectacular Indian Ocean coast. Mozambique has come through a chequered past but now offers some wonderfully relaxing resorts where hammocks are strung among the palm trees and there are golden near-deserted beaches and warm azure waters alive with tropical marine-life. We travel up this dramatically scenic coast from Xai Xai to Vilanculos to take in the crashing waves, soft sand, stunning climate, and seafood to die-for.

Day 8 – 12 Bandula area, Mozambique - Great Zimbabwe Monument - Bulawayo - Matobo National Park

Spending our last night in Mozambique we cross the border into Zimbabwe to the historical city that the country takes its name from – Great Zimbabwe – where we camp in the foothills and explore the ancient pathways of this intriguing ruined city. From here we head to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second largest city where the nearby Matobo National Park shelters ancient rock paintings and the last significant population of the endangered white rhino in Zimbabwe; both of which we can visit on an optional foot safari.

Day 13 – 14: Hwange National Park - Victoria Falls

Leaving Bulawayo, we drive to Zimbabwe’s premier game-viewing area – Hwange National Park for 2 nights, where we have the opportunity to game drive to see the large herds of elephant that the park is so famous for and perhaps see rare species like African wild dogs or brown hyena. From Hwange National Park, we drive a short distance to Victoria Falls where our tour ends.

N.B We recommend that you stay a couple of days after this tour to experience the numerous adventure options on offer from bungy jumping and gorge-swinging, to white water rafting or a leisurely sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.

Dates & Pricing

Price From

$ 1,175

Price Per Day:

$ 84 per day
 
Prices may vary due to local taxes and trip seasonality. Click "Request Info" to inquire directly with the tour operator for the final trip price.
Details
Trip Includes
  • Fully equipped safari vehicle
  • Camping and cooking equipment
  • All road tolls and vehicle taxes
  • Transport
  • Sleeping mattress
  • Services of two crew
  • Meals as indicated
  • Kruger National Park
  • Margaruque snorkelling
  • Great Zimbabwe Ruins
  • Matobo National Park
  • Hwange National Park
  • Victoria Falls Visit
  • 13 Breakfasts, 12 Lunches, 11 Dinners
  • Camping in 2-person dome tents
Trip Excludes
  • Local Payment excursions
  • Visas
  • Travel insurance
  • Flights
  • Departure taxes
  • Airport transfers
  • Sleeping bag
  • Optional activities
  • Drinks
  • Tips
  • Items of a personal nature

 

Meals Included:

13 Breakfasts, 11 Lunches and 11 Dinners

Flights & Transport
Only ground transport
Group Size:
Intimate Group - 12 max
Maximum Number of People in Group: 12
Maximum 12
Start City
Johannesburg, South Africa
End City
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Cancellation Policy:

Cancellation by You If You wish to cancel your booking You must inform the Company in writing (signed by the person who signed the original Booking Form) sending such written notification to Basement Unit, 23A Craven Terrace, London,W2 3QH. Cancellation will be effective on the day it is received by the Company.The following charges,in addition to your deposit and where applicable the gorilla and chimpanzee permit moneys, will be payable by You, depending upon the number of days prior to departure date when the Company receives notice of cancellation. Date when Written Advice Percentage of Holiday of Cancellation Received Fee Payable

If  56 days or more prior to departure, then Cancellation fee is Deposit

If 42 to 55 days prior to departure, then Cancellation fee is 35% Tour Price forfeit

If 28 to 41 days prior to departure, then Cancellation fee is 50% Tour Price forfeit

If 14 to 27 days prior to departure, then Cancellation fee is 75% Tour Price forfeit

If Less than 14 days prior to departure, then Cancellation fee is 100% Tour Price forfeit

Age Notes

Min. Age: 18

Max Age: 39

Additional Information:

Your Responsibilities:

a) All passports, visas, health certificates or other travel documents required for the holiday must be obtained by you. It is your responsibility to ensure that that these remain in order, and to meet any additional costs incurred (whether by you or by the Company on your behalf) as a result of failure to comply with such requirements. Any information or advice given by the Company on passports, visas, vaccinations, etc. is given in good faith but without responsibility on the part of the Company.

b) No credit or refund is possible for any unused services included in the holiday price or Local payment. This includes where the reason for not using the services is due to illness or to disinclination, or to lost, mislaid, or destroyed travel documents, or for departing the tour early or before it reaches its final destination.

c) You must obtain confirmed onward or return flight tickets prior to departure for Africa. The Company cannot be held responsible if you are refused entry to any country through failure to supply proof of onward travel. You must accept responsibility for reconfirming all onward travel arrangements.

d) You are responsible for checking-in at the correct time. The Company cannot accept responsibility if you miss flights or tours as a result of late a check-in.

e) You acknowledge that the nature of the holiday is expeditionary and adventurous, and that you will be visiting places where the political, cultural and geographical conditions present certain dangers, risks and physical challenges greater than those present in our everyday lives.

f) It is compulsory that you have personal travel insurance. This policy must include a minimum cover of $3,62,892 for medical and repatriation expenses.

g) You agree that during the holiday images, photos, or videos may be taken by other clients or Company staff that may contain you in part or in whole. You agree that these images may be reproduced by The Company and You grant perpetual, royalty free, worldwide, irrevocable license to reproduce such images, photos, or videos in any medium for promotion and publicity purposes.

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