Introduction

There is a famous saying  "The only man I envy is the man who has not yet been to Africa for he has much to look forward to" and you are going to find this out yourself!

Zimbabwe - A World of Wonder.  Your journey will take you on a journey to feed all your senses.  

Day

Accommodation

Destination

Duration

Basis

Day 0

Kingsmead Guesthouse Harare

1 night

B&B

Day 1

Ruckomechi Camp Mana Pools National Park

3 nights

FI

Day 4

Changa Safari Camp Matusadona National Park

3 nights

FI

Day 7

The Hide Hwange National Park

3 nights

FI

Day 10

Linkwasha Safari Lodge Southern Hwange National Park

3 nights

FI

Day 13

Old Drift Lodge Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe)

3 nights

FI

Key

B&B: Bed and Breakfast

FI: Fully Inclusive - Bed, All Meals, Fees and Activities

Harare: Kingsmead Guesthouse

Mana Pools National Park: Ruckomechi Camp

Ruckomechi Camp Ruckomechi Camp Ruckomechi Camp

Matusadona National Park: Changa Safari Camp

Changa Safari Camp Changa Safari Camp Changa Private Beach

Hwange National Park: The Hide

The Hide A Frame and Cheetah The Hide A Frame Fire Pit The Hide Main Swimming Pool

Southern Hwange National Park: Linkwasha Safari Lodge

Linkwasha Camp Linkwasha Camp Linkwasha Camp

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe): Old Drift Lodge

Old Drift Lodge, Victoria Falls Old Drift Lodge, Victoria Falls Old Drift Lodge, Victoria Falls

Fast Facts

17 Days / 16 Nights

Reference Number: Destination Zimbabwe

Price

US$  12 510  per person (Fully Accompanied by Private Guide Sid Hayes)

US$  10 896  per person  (NO Private Guide accompaniement except in Victoria Falls)

GRATUITY GUIDELINE 2021

Please note, the below are guidelines only. Gratuities are at your own discretion  and are not compulsory.

  • On Safari Ranger/Guide                USD 20 per couple per day
  • Tracker                                             USD 15 per couple per day
  • Butler                                                USD 15 per couple per day
  • Camp Staff                                       USD 15 per couple per day  
  • Specialist Guide (Sid Hayes)          USD 20-25 per person per day
  • Waiters in restaurants                   10% of the  bill
  • Taxi  drivers                                      10% of the fare
  • City Guides Private transfer          USD 5 per transfer
  • Private half-day tours                    USD 10 per tour
  • Private full-day tours                      USD 20 per tour

Includes:

  • All accommodation on a shared basis 
  • Meals as specified;
  • Excursions and transfers as included in the quote;
  • Most safari camps/lodges include two game activities per day in their rate – one in the morning and the other in the afternoon. Private activities and guide may be booked, at an additional cost, for sole use or special interest activities. Please advise if you would like additional information on this service;
  • Services of the camp/lodge guides and staff;
  • Relevant park fees and entrance fees as specified in the quote;
  • Drinks as specified – drink inclusions may differ between camps/lodges;
  • Laundry can be done at most camps/lodges and hotels. In some cases this is included in the rate as quoted;
  • Air transfers as specified, including Departure Taxes as relevant 
  • Accommodation taxes, the applicable Tourism Levies and all relevant Value Added Tax (VAT) or Government Sales Tax (GST).

Excludes:

  • Meals not specified in the quote such as lunch and dinner in Harare hotels;
  • Any drinks, park fees, entrance fees, porterage, tours/excursions and transfers not specified in the quote;
  • Any scheduled commercial flights and related taxes;
  • Cancellation, baggage and medical insurance;
  • Staff, drivers and guides  gratuities;
  • Any new Government Taxes, levies, fuel or industry increases which are beyond our control;
  • Visa fees where relevant. Should a visa payment be required, this will need to be made in US Dollar cash. Change is often not provided and thus the exact amounts payable are essential (with small denominations encouraged for easier and quicker transactions). Travellers Cheques and credit cards are not usually accepted for this purpose;
  • Departure Taxes are excluded on all light aircraft transfers  Zimbabwe.    Applicable at manned airports only, these taxes are to be paid  direct in cash on departure, unless included in your air ticket cost.
  • PCR Testing costs   if applicable - currently cost $ 60 pp

Harare: Kingsmead Guesthouse

Mana Pools National Park: Ruckomechi Camp

Ruckomechi Camp Ruckomechi Camp Ruckomechi Camp

Matusadona National Park: Changa Safari Camp

Changa Safari Camp Changa Safari Camp Changa Private Beach

Hwange National Park: The Hide

The Hide A Frame and Cheetah The Hide A Frame Fire Pit The Hide Main Swimming Pool

Southern Hwange National Park: Linkwasha Safari Lodge

Linkwasha Camp Linkwasha Camp Linkwasha Camp

Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe): Old Drift Lodge

Old Drift Lodge, Victoria Falls Old Drift Lodge, Victoria Falls Old Drift Lodge, Victoria Falls
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