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Date valid: 2019 / 2020
Detailed Itinerary

Arrival into OR Tambo, meet your representative who will assist you through customs and immigration.

You will then be shown to your awaiting transfer vehicle.

Transfer with your English Speaking Driver to the hotel.

Rest of the day at leisure.

Suggested restaurant for dinner: Big Mouth Nelson Mandela Square

O/N: Maslow Hotel 4* (BB) Luxury Queen

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meet your English Speaking Driver and transfer to OR Tambo International Airport where you will catch your onward flight to Victoria Falls Zimbabwe.

10:50 Depart OR Tambo International Airport

12:30 Arrival into Victoria Falls Airport

Upon arrival, meet your English Speaking Guide at the arrivals hall, and transfer to your hotel.

Afternoon at leisure.

Half Day Sunset Cruise Snacks – included

16:00 Depart on your half day Sunset cruise

“A river of enchantment and magical colors bursting in the sky creating nature’s own masterpiece”, is the only way to describe the African Sunset on the Mighty Zambezi.

Cruise along the banks of the river, and view the spectacular scenery that is nature’s own sanctuary, and home to the “laughing hippos”, the “singing birds” and the “snapping crocodiles”, as you sip on your drink and indulge on mouthwatering snacks.

Enjoy the hospitality of our professional guide and Captain as you relax and enjoy the delicious snacks and chilled refreshments. See the “smoke that thunders” as you gently cruise the upper Zambezi River. Enjoy the myths and legends as our guide shares stories of the local tribes.

Experience the Zambezi River as David Livingstone did and travel through waters once journeyed by him on his way to the Victoria Falls. Observe the aquatic bird life and other resident or migratory species.

You may be fortunate enough to witness the great African elephant swimming from island to island, grazing or dusting themselves on the riverbanks.

The Zambezi sunset is a highlight of the trip and captivates your magical experience on the Zambezi River.

Return to the hotel.

Suggested restaurant for dinner: The Livingstone Room

O/N: The Kingdom Hotel 4* (BB) Standard Room

Breakfast at the hotel.

Half Day Victoria Falls Tour (Zimbabwe side) Meals – not included

08:00 - Depart on your half day Victoria Falls tour

The Victoria Falls – Now In Its 150 Millionth Fantastic Year - Reaches Its Zenith in About May each year. It's a truly awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell; the humbling feeling that here indeed is Nature's Supreme Masterpiece. No photograph can begin to depict the reality…and nothing prepares you for your first sight.

En route, you will be taken past the ‘Big Tree’ where you may stop and take photos.

You will be accompanied through the Rainforest by one of our qualified Guides who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird & wildlife and other points of interest.

Guides are also happy to assist clients with photographs whilst visiting this most spectacular of waterfalls.

Return to the hotel for day at leisure.
You have the option to enjoy another tour of the Falls on the Zambian Side.

Helicopter Flight (13 min) Meals – not included

14:00 Depart on your 13 min Helicopter flight

Clients are collected from their hotels 30 minutes prior to their flight departure time and are given a safety talk on arrival at the Heli-pad.

The 13 minute Flight Of Angels includes a flight over the majestic Victoria Falls and offer spectacular photographic opportunities to capture the full breadth of Victoria Falls, the islands and neighbouring rain forests.

It's absolutely amazing to witness how spray blasts out of the chasm as the full volume of the Zambezi crashes down 108 metres

Suggested restaurant for dinner: The Terrace

O/N: The Kingdom Hotel 4* (BB) Standard Room

Breakfast at the hotel.

Meet your English Speaking Guide and transfer to Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park is in west Zimbabwe.
Its grasslands and mopane woods are home to large elephant herds, lions and African wild dogs. In the northwest, animals gather at Mandavu and Masuma dams, where there are concealed lookouts. Bumbusi National Monument includes 18th-century ruins and pre-colonial rock carvings. In the southeast, waterholes include the Nyamandhlovu Pan, with its elevated viewing platform

Your driver will drop you off at Sinamatella Gate where Nehimba Lodge guide will meet you and transfer you to Nehimba Lodge

Deep inside a private concession, nestled inside the remote northern region of Hwange National Park, hides Nehimba Lodge. By combining luxury living with ultimate elegance and lashings of African charm, this Lodge is designed to create the most exceptional safari experiences
Nehimba sits firmly on the edge of the mopane woodlands associated with the north of the park and the kalahari sandveld of the south and west. All the diversity of Hwange's fauna and flora is within easy reach.

Arrival at the lodge in time for lunch

Enjoy afternoon shared game activity

O/N: Nehimba Lodge 4* (AI) Luxury Tent

Day spent game viewing.

All meals at the lodge.

O/N: Nehimba Lodge 4* (AI) Luxury Tent

Day spent game viewing.

All meals at the lodge.

O/N: Nehimba Lodge 4* (AI) Luxury Tent

Enjoy early morning game drive.

Return to the lodge for breakfast and morning at leisure before embarking on a road transfer through the Hwange National Park to Victoria Falls.
Depending on your flight, we can fly you from Hwange to Victoria Falls Airport

Arrival at Victoria Falls Airport for your onward flight

Rest of the day is at leisure.

Inclusions

 Accommodation as specified in itinerary
 Meals as specified in itinerary
 Transfers as specified in itinerary
 English Speaking Driver as specified in itinerary
 English Speaking Guide as specified in itinerary
 Services of an experienced English-speaking driver-guide
 All entrance fees and guided excursions as described in itinerary
 All park fees
 1 litre bottled water per person per day
 Internal / Domestic Flights

Exclusions

 International Flights and Airport Taxes
 Visa Fees (if applicable)
 Medical & Travel Insurance
 Incidental tips to hotel/lodge staff
 Gratuity to tour driver/guide
 All expenses of personal nature
 Any entrance fees and guided excursions not included in the above itinerary
 Early Check In & Late Check Out

Notes

 Itinerary and journey times are close approximations and are subject to change without prior notice.
 Light Aircraft Flights:
- Baggage allowance is normally restricted between 15kg to 30 kg (depending on country, aviation supplier and seat class chosen) per passenger, inclusive of hand luggage in soft bags. Excess baggage will be charged at prevailing rates and only carried subject to space availability.
- Timings in remote areas such as national parks may vary from day to day. It is very important that the clients ask the tour guide or lodge manager to reconfirm flights 24 hours before departure. This reconfirmation process will give the departure and arrival details for the flight(s) the following day and will save unnecessary waiting time and discomfort. Charter companies reserves the right to change departure times or carrier when so required for operational, weather or safety reasons.
- Passenger weights limits apply for light aircraft flights and additional seats may be required if exceeding the weight limit. However, please let us know in advance if this is likely to apply so we can do whatever is possible to minimize the likelihood of this becoming an issue.

Trip Highlights

Johannesburg - Victoria Falls - Hwange National Park

Departure Period

01 Jul, 2020 to 30 Nov, 2020
AUD 6,034 P P twin share
AUD 8,124 P P single

01 Dec, 2020 to 31 Dec, 2020
AUD 6,022 P P twin share
AUD 8,041 P P single

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