Meet our local representative on arrival in Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
Wilderness Air shared charter flight to Makalolo Plains, Hwange (approx 60 minutes)
Stay at Little Makalolo Plains Camp for 3 nights
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
Little Makalolo is the sister camp to Makalolo Plains, located about 20 minutes from Makalolo Plains but completely independently run by its own staff, management and guides. The camp is built among Teak trees looking towards a waterhole and pan which is about 100m away from camp. Guests can sit at a waterhole and watch the passing parade of animals as they come to quench their thirst, or enjoy the hide in front of the camp which gives great views onto the waterhole. Five tented rooms, each with en-suite bathroom facilities and outside shower for those who want to enjoy the stars while showering. The dining room and lounge is under one large tent. There is a small swimming pool. Game drives in open 4x4 Land Rovers and game walks with an experienced and armed guide are a highlight for those who want to experience Africa at close quarters. Summer sees the large antelope herds migrate onto the plains, closely followed by their predators. Elephants, Buffalo, Sable, Roan, Giraffe, Wildebeest, Impala and sometimes even Gemsbok can be seen here. The area is one of the best for predators and Lion, Leopard, Wild Dog and Cheetah are regularly sighted, along with the smaller African Wild Cat, Serval, Honey Badger, Civet and Hyena. The area has a number of waterholes which attract game in large concentrations, especially during the winter months. For the bird watcher, Makalolo offers a wonderful range of birding, from Miombo species right through to the Kalahari species.
Wilderness Air shared charter flight to Ruckomechi Airstrip (approx 2.5 hours)
Stay at Ruckomechi Camp for 3 nights
Breakfast, Lunch and Dinner Included
Guests often have a hard time deciding which amenities at Ruckomechi Camp they like best. Is it the bath-with-a-view, which allows guests to unwind in an outdoor bath with stunning views in utter seclusion? Perhaps it is the moments spent by the infinity pool looking out at the sweeping plains, or lounging on the cushions of the star-gazing deck, looking up at the sparkling night sky? No matter which is your favorite, this camp in the Mana Pools National Park in heart of the Zambezi Valley is bound to leave you with some unforgettable moments. The camp was built to be as gentle on the environment as possible; hot water and lighting for each unit, for example, is provided by solar power. A maximum of 20 guests can be hosted in 10 thatched chalets here, each with en-suite bathroom facilities that include indoor and outdoor showers, flush toilet and basin. Guests can take advantage of the facilities of the main lodge, ranging from the aforementioned pool to the bar, lounge and library which all face the escarpment. The game here ranging from lion, leopard and cheetah to zebra, kudu and elephant can be viewed in a variety of ways: from game drives and wildlife walks, to plying the waters in motorized pontoon boats and canoes.
Wilderness Air shared charter flight to Victoria Falls Airport (approx 2.5 hours)
Scheduled road transfer from Victoria Falls Airport to Victoria Falls Hotel (approx 20 minutes)
Stay at Victoria Falls Hotel in a Deluxe Central Room for 3 nights
See the mist rise from Mosi oa Tunya (The Smoke that Thunders) as you stay in stylish comfort at Victoria Falls Hotel. This Grand Old Lady of the Falls is one of the oldest hotels in Zimbabwe, having been founded at the turn of the last century. Lush tropical gardens with lily ponds, palm trees and semi-tropical shrubs surround this five star escape, while inside Edwardian elegance mingles with 21st century amenities. The 161 en-suite rooms (ranging from standard rooms to the Presidential Suite) have modern comforts like personal safes and digital satellite television, yet remind you of the fabled past: with colonial prints, four-poster and canopied beds, antique furniture and unique artifacts. The rest of this sweeping property replete with places to pass the time: the large swimming pool and two tennis courts, not to mention a hair salon, spa, library and reading rooms. Nearby, a spate of activities await: 18-hole championship golf, a casino, white water rafting, game walks and drives, helicopter flights over the Falls and sundowner cruises on the Zambezi. And from high tea to haute cuisine, the restaurants here feature an undeniably world-class experience: the Livingstone Room evokes colonial elegance, while Stanleys Terrace provides humbling views of the Falls and Jungle Junction offers buffet meals with Makishi dancers and an indigenous choir entertaining every night.