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

 

'Big 5' Game viewing experiences in Zimbabwe's and South Africa's premier National Parks 'Hwange' and 'Kruger'. Wander around the Great Zimbabwe National Monument and enjoy a game drive and walk with the Rhino's at Matobo National Park. Take the coastal road in Mozambique to relax on the sun kissed beaches before crossing into South Africa and the city of Johannesburg

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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: Victoria Falls - Hwange National Park

We depart on our tour from the tourist-friendly town of Victoria Falls, named after Africa’s most scenic and powerful waterfall. A couple of days is needed before we leave this hub of activity 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. From Victoria Falls, we drive the short distance to Zimbabwe’s premier game-viewing area – Hwange National Park, where there is the option to go on an afternoon 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.

Day 3-5: Bulawayo - Motobo - Great Zimbabwe Monument

Next is Zimbabwe’s second largest city, Bulawayo, 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. Further east we visit 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.

Day 6-11: Bandula area - Vilanculos - Inhambabe - Xia-Xia

Crossing from Zimbabwe to Mozambique, a couple of long days’ drives takes us 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 down this dramatically scenic coast from Vilankulos to Xai Xai to take in the crashing waves, soft sand, stunning climate, and seafood to die-for until we cross the border with South Africa and we are back into Big Game country.

Day 12-14: Kruger National Park - Johannesburg

Our final 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. From Hazyview we head west to the cosmopolitan city of Johannesburg where the tour ends.

Dates & Pricing

Price From

$ 2,210

Price Per Day:

$ 158 per person
 
  • Other Mandatory Fees: $ 175

Adventure/Safari Pass from US$ 175.00

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
  • Victoria Falls Visit
  • Hwange National Park
  • Matobo National Park
  • Great Zimbabwe Ruins
  • Margaruque snorkelling
  • Kruger National Park
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, 12 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
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
End City
Johannesburg, South Africa
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

56 days or more prior to departure Deposit

42 to 55 days prior to departure 35% Tour Price forfeit

28 to 41 days prior to departure 50% Tour Price forfeit

14 to 27 days prior to departure 75% Tour Price forfeit

Less than 14 days prior to departure 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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