The 8 Days Zimbabwe Wildlife safari combines big game viewing and fishing
experiences. Zimbabwe isn’t only popular for big 5 game safaris but also provides
abundant fishing opportunities. Fishing safaris are often done in the Zambezi River
where tiger fish is often caught. The Zambezi River contains 40 fish species and it
flows countries like Zimbabwe, Angola, Zambia, Namibia and Mozambique. This 7
nights/8 Day tour also includes visits to Victoria Falls, Matusadona National Park and
Hwange National Park.
Safari in Details
Day 1: Arrival & pick up at Victoria Falls Airport (Zimbabwe)
The tour guide will meet with you upon your arrival at Victoria Falls Airport. He will
then transfer you to the camp/lodge that your local tour operator pre-booked for you.
Day 2: Explore the charming Victoria Falls
Enjoy breakfast and after, you will have several activities to indulge in including boat
cruise, canoeing, helicopter flights and horseback riding. The long day tour may also
include game viewing to see cheetahs, elephant, buffalos, and lions while in Victoria
Day 3-4: Zimbabwe’s tour in Hwange National Park
Day 3 transfer to Hwange National Park Zimbabwe’s biggest reserve and home to
the largest elephant population. Connecting to the park takes 3 hours and you will
have a relaxed afternoon at the safari lodge.
Available safari activities to do while at Hwange NP on day 4 include walking safaris
and evening game drives. The park is blessed with different wildlife species including
wildebeest, zebras, gemsbok, elephants, sable, buffaloes, giraffes, roan antelopes,
impalas and many bird species. You may also indulge in night game drives to see
bush babies, aardvarks, porcupines, and hyenas.
Day 5: Matusadona NP
Visit Matusadona National Park one of Zimbabwe’s and Africa’s remotest parks,
home to the big game. Within this park, there are hippos, buffaloes, elephants,
crocodiles and bird species. It is most popular for tiger fishing, boat excursions on
Lake Kariba and birding.
Day 6-7: Tiger fishing excursion –full-day
You will have two days of enjoying fishing experiences. The area of interest will be
Lake Kariba where you tiger fish. Sanyati Gorge offers the most memorable fishing
adventure on Lake Kariba. On the other hand, you will be spotting variety of wildlife
Day 8: Departure
Enjoy a delicious breakfast in the morning and after, you will take a flight to Victoria
Falls Airport. Arrive early and take a chartered flight back home or next destination.
End of safari
Fishing boat & permits
Park entry fees
Accommodation & meals
Tipping for guides & hotel staff, etc
Zimbabwe tourist visa
Shopping on Zimbabwe safari