The 12 Days Explore Zimbabwe safari takes you to iconic tourist attractions and
destinations. Begin your trip in the scenic Victoria Falls, proceed to Zimbabwe’s
premier National Parks including Hwange, Matopos Park, Nyanga in the Eastern
Highlands and end it in Harare. Zimbabwe boasts of its inspiring wilderness,
hospitable people, unique cultures and breathtaking landscapes.
Detailed Itinerary
Day 1: Pick up at the Victoria Falls International Airport
Meet and greet your tour guide at the Victoria Falls International Airport. Leave the
airport for your pre-booked safari lodge and late in the afternoon, set off for an
unforgettable sunset cruise along the Zambezi River.
Meals & accommodation
 Bayete Lodge
Day 2: Explore Victoria Falls –Zimbabwe
Enjoy a delicious breakfast and after, embark on a leisurely walking tour at the
Victoria Falls. You will make several breaks to enjoy the view of the falls, walk via the
lush rain forest while observing the rainbows and having the feel of the waterfalls
sprays and thunderous roar as it plunges into the gorge. Retreat and have a leisurely
afternoon in the pre-booked lodge.
Meals & accommodation
 Bayete Lodge
Day 3: Hwange National Park
Leave the Victoria Falls area for Hwange National Park 2.5 hours’ drive in the
Southern side of the falls. This 14000 bush wilderness park is home to
diversity of animal species and it is remarkably Zimbabwe’s largest safari park.
Meals & accommodation
 Hwange Safari Lodge/Ivory Lodge

Day 4: Explore Hwange National Park –Zimbabwe
After breakfast, board your 4-WD vehicle in Zimbabwe for the morning game drive in
the Hwange NP. There is also an alternative of you having a cup of tea/coffee during
a game drive. Catch up with the park’s big cats such as leopards, cheetahs, and
lions. In the afternoon, you will engage in another session of game drive and return
to the lodge for overnight stay.
Meals & accommodation
 Hwange Safari Lodge/Ivory Lodge
Day 5: Bulawayo
Start your trip from Hwange to Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s 2 nd biggest city also renowned
for its wide tree lined streets and stunning parks in the surrounding including Matobo
N. Park & Khami World Heritage Sites. In this beautiful city, there are numerous
examples of ancient Victorian buildings that have been maintained by the Bulawayo
City councils and landlords as heritage sites. You will have detailed information
about this city on our visit at the Bulawayo National Museum then you proceed to a
hotel for relaxation.
Meals & accommodation
 Holiday Inn Bulawayo/Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel
Day 6: Matopos expedition
Explore Matobo National Park (popularly referred to as Matopos hills). The highlights
of the day include panoramic viewing of the countryside at the famous “View of the
World”, visiting the cave paintings and game viewing. Huge concentrations of wildlife
live in Matobo National Park –Zimbabwe’s oldest park rhinos, leopards and birds of
Meals & accommodation
 Holiday Inn Bulawayo/Bulawayo Rainbow Hotel
Day 7: Great Zimbabwe

After a hot cup of tea/coffee, leave the hotel/lodge for Masvingo. This is the ancient
city and you will be visiting the Ruins of Great Zimbabwe that date back to 1200AD.
This is the biggest and valuable monument located South of the Sahara and comes
second after only the Egyptian pyramids. You will be led through the great enclosure,
ecropolis and conical tower during the afternoon tour.
Meals & accommodation
 Great Zimbabwe Hotel
Day 8: Vumba Mountains
Enjoy a cup of tea/coffee and after, set off for the Eastern Highlands/”The Little
England” of Zimbabwe. Explore Vumba Mountain ranges, designated UNESCO sites
featuring renowned hunter-gatherer rock art paintings. In its surroundings, there is a
lush savanna woodland where unique reptile and floral species reside. Available
activities to be part of include horse riding, fishing and golf games.
Meals & accommodation
 Leopard Rock Hotel
Day 9: Nyanga Mountains
Travel from Vumba to Nyanga Mountains while viewing the breathtaking sceneries of
farmlands and mountain ranges in the Eastern Highlands. Relax at the lodge or head
off to the dam to observe the rainbow trout diving in the water.
Meals & accommodation
 Trout Back Inn
Day 10: Nyanga National Park
Explore Nyanga National Park full-day. This park is found North of Eastern
Highlands and it is one of Zimbabwe’s oldest parks featuring montane forest-
grassland mosaic, shrublands, woodlands and faunal species such as reedbucks,
leopards, hyenas, clawless otters, buffaloes, lions, klipspringers, monkeys and more.
Meals & accommodation

 Trout Back Inn
Day 11: Drive to Harare
Enjoy a delicious breakfast and after, head off to Harare where you have a city tour.
Harare is one of the Africa’s cleanest cities with wide open streets, busy shops and
Meals & accommodation
 Cresta Lodge Harare
Day 12: Depart
Have breakfast and meet your driver guide for airport transfer. Depart from Harare
airport and this brings to an end the 12 Day expedition in Zimbabwe.
End of safari
 Park entry fees
 All trip activities
 All lodges
 Professional driver guide services
 All taxes
 All travel as per the trip
 Airport transfers
 Meals and accommodation
 Airfares
 Tipping
 Extra activities & accommodation
 Beverages
 Insurance
 Shopping