7 Day Exclusive Icons of Zimbabwe

7 Day Exclusive Icons of Zimbabwe

7 Day Exclusive Icons of Zimbabwe

Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve – Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
7 Days / 6 Nights

Day 1-4:       Singita Pamushana Lodge, Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve

Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve

The Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve comprises 130,000 acres of extraordinary wilderness area next to the Gonarezhou National Park.

Overnight: Singita Pamushana Lodge  

Singita Pamushana

One of Africa’s best-kept secrets, Singita Pamushana Lodge is found within the Malilangwe Wildlife Reserve in south-eastern Zimbabwe. Nestling beneath the trees, the lodge incorporates the natural environment and the forest-like architecture enhances views of the pool, the lush gardens and the lake below. Pamushana Lodge comprises six luxury suites and one 5-bedroom villa, each offering a private pool and panoramic views of the Malilangwe dam. The main lodge area features two swimming pools, a Jacuzzi, a spa and a gym. Babysitting services are available as well as tailor-made activities to suit each family.

Optional, Included Activities

Game drives

Daily game drives with professional guides and trackers provide the perfect opportunity to get up close to Africa’s incredible animals, while spot lit nighttime drives reveal the elusive magic of nocturnal Africa. Our game drives are all conducted in state-of-the-art Land Cruisers, each accommodating a maximum of six guests. During your stay at Singita Pamushana Lodge you are likely to spot a wide variety of wildlife including white and black rhino, Lichtenstein hartebeest, sable, nyala, klipspringer, cheetah, wild dog, lion, leopard, and an abundance of bird life.

Fishing

Water is a source of life and beauty, and no place is this more apparent than in the remote tranquility of the African bush. Fishing at the dam below the lodge is the ideal way to experience this wonder firsthand. Drop in a lure and see what bounty the day will bring, while your guide and tracker show you how the locals catch fish using plants found in the area. Singita Pamushana boasts excellent game fishing throughout the year including Tiger Fish, Bass, Bream (tilapia), and Catfish.

Guided Safari Walks

Walking safaris are an incredible way to experience the bush up close and personal. Your expert guide and tracker will accompany you as you track animals on foot through the wilderness and explore the magnificent plants and landscapes around you.

Community Visit

Community tours provide guests at Singita with the opportunity to gain insight into community life and the local Shangaan culture. You will be able to witness firsthand the positive impact of the thriving development programmes in place and meet the fascinating people who live in these communities. Community visits are at an additional cost.

Rock Art Site Visit

The San Bushmen are one of the earth’s oldest continuous cultures on earth, the original hunter-gatherers, their way of life is a mirror into our past. Take an educational tour to view San Bushmen rock art dating back tens of thousands of years and learn about their remarkable way of life.

Sundowner Cruise

The African sunset is an occasion worth celebrating and the dam below the lodge is the perfect spot to enjoy a gorgeous sunset cruise while sipping refreshing sundowners and to watch the magnificent wildlife as it comes down to sip from the dam.

Swimming

Guests at Singita Pamushana can enjoy a swim at the swimming pool located at the main lodge area as well as an indulgent Jacuzzi. All of the guest suites also come complete with their own private infinity pools.

Gym

A fully equipped gym is available for guests’ convenience.

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Day 4-7:       The Elephant Camp, Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Resting on the southern banks of the Zambezi river at the western end of the eponymous falls, this popular tourist town is compact enough to walk around and makes an ideal base for travelers exploring the seventh wonder of the world, the unfathomably vast Victoria Falls. About two thirds of the falls can be viewed from the Zimbabwean side and, while the falls are undoubtedly the star attraction, the area provides both adventure seekers and sightseers with plenty of opportunities to warrant a longer stay. Popular activities include scenic flights over the falls in helicopters or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting (seasonal), and day trips to Chobe National Park. The town itself offers some excellent accommodation and restaurant options as well as an eclectic variety of African curios and authentic art sold by friendly Zimbabwean locals who are wonderfully welcoming and eager to help you enjoy your stay.

Overnight: The Elephant Camp

the-elephant-camp-accommodation

Situated on a private concession within and bounded by the Masuwe River and the Zambezi gorges, The Elephant Camp  and The Elephant Camp West offer breathtaking views of the Victoria Falls’ spray and the spectacular gorges which separate Zimbabwe and Zambia. This intimate lodge is within easy reach of Victoria Falls and is secluded in its own private game reserve. Guests are accommodated in exclusive luxury tented suites. The independent Elephant Camp West facility offers secluded suites each boasting a private viewing deck over the gorge and a private plunge pool. Other facilities include a comfortable lounge, bar and dining area and a range of spa treatments available in the comfort of your own room.

Included, Optional Activities

Walking Safaris – Nature & Birding Walks

Explore our beautiful concession, part of the Victoria Falls National Park, with experienced guides who will bring the landscape to life. *This activity is included but must be scheduled with management on arrival and is subject to availability.

Lunch at The Lookout Cafe

The Lookout Café  is perched 120m above the turbulent rapids of the Zambezi River, overhanging the giant chasm of the Batoka Gorge, just down-river of the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge. Delicious meals, exciting cocktails & ice cold refreshments make The Lookout Café an ideal spot to enjoy these spectacular views in combination with a Tour Of The Falls or a High Wire activity.  The café is located at the Wild Horizons High Wire facility where popular activities such as the Gorge Swing, Flying Fox, and Canopy Tour are operated from.

Interaction with Sylvester, Ambassador Cheetah

Interaction with Sylvester, Ambassador Cheetah (At management’s discretion). Five years ago, the Wild Horizons family was extended by the arrival of a very special member. Having tragically lost his mother and four siblings after a fatal attack of a male lion, Sylvester is unfortunately unable to hunt or provide for himself.

Despite numerous release attempts, cheetah, do not survive in the wild without experiencing the maternal care of a mother for the initial twenty two months of their lives. A plan was formulated by which Sylvester acts as an ‘Ambassador Cheetah’.  Sylvester interacts with the public to raise awareness of the cheetah’s peril as a species and the challenges they face being on the endangered species list.

A Village Tour

Guests will be transferred to a rural village where they will see local villagers going about their daily tasks and interact with them. The tour enables them to see rural Zimbabwean life first hand.

*This activity is included but must be scheduled with management on arrival and is subject to availability.

Visiting the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust

Guests visit the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust (VFTW),a non-profit whose mission is to advance environmental conservation through hands-on wildlife research, the management of a veterinary laboratory and rehabilitation facility and the education of local peoples in the sustainable usage of natural resources.

*This activity is included but must be scheduled with management on arrival and is subject to availability.

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Day 7:           Departure

Itinerary from USD$6950 per person to USD$7287 per person dependent on season of travel

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