Zimbabwe Suggested Itineraries
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Zimbabwe Suggested Itinerary - luxury safari at Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park. See the main attractions in Zimbabwe in one easy package.

Victoria Falls rainbow
Duration: 5 Nights, 6 Days
Includes: Return airport transfers,
2 nights’ accommodation at Ilala Lodge, including breakfast daily
1 Dinner at Ilala Lodge
Ra-ikane sunset cruise on the Zambezi River (including drinks, high tea & snacks, transfers & river usage fees)
Tour of the Falls (excl. park fees)
Road transfer to Hwange
3 nights’ accommodation at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange, including all meals, drinks, laundry and game drives
Road transfer to Victoria Falls

Day 1: Victoria Falls
On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport you will be met and transferred to your accommodation, where you will spend the next two nights. The rest of the day will be at your leisure, to relax beside the pool or participate in in some of the optional activities available, such as a helicopter flight over the Victoria Falls. This first night you will have the pleasure of enjoying a tasteful and satisfying dinner at Ilala Lodge.
Overnight: Ilala Lodge or similar (Rooms with private bathroom, pool, restaurant and bar area)
Meals: Dinner

Ilala Lodge, Vic FallsIlala Lodge is the closest hotel to Victoria Falls, with the National Park bordering the front lawns of this elegant boutique style property. Spacious rooms lead out to either a balcony or the manicured gardens, offering a view of the spray from the mighty Mosi-oa-Tunya (Victoria Falls). All rooms have en-suite bathrooms and the in-room amenities include satellite TV, air-conditioning, overhead fan, hair dryer, tea/coffee making facilities, electronic safe and Wi-Fi connectivity. The Palm restaurant gives you the chance to dine under the African stars, whilst enjoying sumptuous cuisine. The crystal clear swimming pool offers a cool respite from the midday sun whilst delicious cocktails await you at the pool bar. Ilala Lodge truly provides distinguished accommodation whilst evoking an ambience of a bygone era.

Day 2: Victoria Falls
Today you will take a guided tour of the mighty Victoria Falls and have the rest of the afternoon at your leisure to explore the town or participate in the various optional activities available. In the evening you will enjoy a spectacular sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.
Overnight: Ilala Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Day 3: Victoria Falls - Hwange
After breakfast a road transfer will take you to Elephant’s Eye, Hwange Eco-Lodge.

After arrival, you can either relax on your private veranda or in the pool area, before your first activity. Choose between a game drive in the Hwange National Park or on the Elephant’s Eye, private concession. Alternatively you can join a visit to a local village, where locals will host you and share some information on their lifestyle.
Overnight: Elephant’s Eye, Hwange(Chalets with open-plan bathroom, double basins and outdoor shower, private veranda, fireplace, pool, restaurant and bar area, viewing deck)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Elephants Eye Eco Lodge, HwangeElephant’s Eye, Hwange is located on a 2500 hectare private concession, a mere 13 km away from the entrance to Hwange National Park.

Attention to detail and friendly service in the heart of the African bush will set you at ease as you escape the hustle and bustle of the modern world in immerse yourself in this striking environment. Enjoy the serenity and beautiful views overlooking a busy waterhole frequented by elephants and other resident game, allowing you to feel at one with nature. Spacious, tented en-suite chalets fitted with king/twin beds and decorated in natural hues; provide a comfortable and private abode from the elements. Elephant’s Eye provides a thrilling experience in a natural environment. Personalised service is guaranteed with guides accompanying clients to and from communal areas and chalets ensuring that individual needs are met at all times.

Day 4: Hwange National Park
Today is spent on a game drive in the Hwange National Park, the largest national park in Zimbabwe, covering an area of approximately 14 650 km2. Named after a local chief, Hwange is situated in the northwest corner of the country about one hour south of the Victoria Falls. Because of its close proximity to the Falls, Hwange boasts an incredible biodiversity of flora and fauna, and a plethora of African wildlife. There are over 100 species of mammals and nearly 400 bird species recorded here. Specifically, the elephant population in Hwange is considered world famous, as it is one of the largest in the world. Experience parts of this national park on game drives and you will discover a variety of animals, including some predators among them.
Overnight: Elephant’s Eye, Hwange
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 5: Hwange
This morning you will go on a game drive to continue your search for the African wildlife. The afternoon is at your leisure, either beside the swimming pool, having sundowners on the viewing deck or participating in some of the optional activities available.
Overnight: Elephant’s Eye, Hwange
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Departure
Enjoy your last breakfast at our lodge before your 2½ hour drive back to Victoria Falls Airport, where you embark on your onward journey.

Meals: Breakfast

Walking Safari $ 25.00
Painted Dog Conservation Centre $ 5.00 (donation)
Elephant’s Eye, Hwange, offer complimentary transfers to the Painted Dog Conservation Centre. Please book activities in advance or contact the reception desk.

2018 SAFARI RATES: From $1959 per person sharing.

Ra-ikane Cruise
Ra-Ikane cruise - wildlifeThe Ra-Ikane boat was named after one of David Livingstone’s guide who led him to the Victoria Falls. The boat was handmade and is luxuriously finished with teak superstructure, brass fittings and club chairs, providing guests with a taste of Victorian splendor in the heart of Africa. The boat also has a bar and toilet on board.

The cruise is on the Zambezi River, and you will definitely experience a spectacular sunset, natural beauty and many animal sightings.
To ensure all guests are satisfied, the boat is staffed with a boat captain, guide, hostess and a waiter.

Visa fees, optional activities, travel insurance, items of personal nature such as souvenirs, etc., park fees unless stipulated, meals & drinks not stipulated.

Please note these rates are subject to availability and may change according to the rate of exchange fluctuations.

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