Essential Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, Hwange, Matobo, Bulawayo

Starting from USD 1750 to 1830 per person | for 4 pax

7 Day private tour

Victoria Falls

Big Five

Bird Watching

Herds of Elephants

Safari Drives

Walking Safaris

Sunset Cruise

African Culture

Explore the City

Food & Music

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Why we love this tour

  • Be prepared to be wowed in Zimbabwe
  • Two World Heritage Sites – Victoria Falls and Matobo Hills
  • Guided tour of magnificent Victoria Falls (bucket list ticked!)
  • Luxury sunset cruise on the upper Zambezi with sundowners and canapés
  • Track Rhino’s and other animals on foot (so exciting!)
  • A night of African food, drumming and dance (feel the vibe!)
  • Days with the Big Five – incredible guided safaris in Hwange National Park
  • Guided explorations of the San Bushman Paintings
  • Explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Matopos Hills (unmissable!)
  • Guided City tour of beautiful Bulawayo
  • If you love this tour – fill up the enquiry form below or enquire for a tailor-made tour

Itinerary at a glance

Day 1 : The magnificent ‘Smoke that thunders’ | 1 Night

Victoria Falls


Meet and greet at  Victoria Falls Airport, transfer to the lodge, guided Victoria Falls Tour, sunset cruise, entrance fees to Victoria Falls, accommodation on bed and breakfast basis in a detached 2-3 bedroomed chalets of a safari lodge and a Boma dinner


A lodge with beautifully located detached chalets with fans set in a tranquil garden where warthogs frequent. The restaurant and pool are great for relaxing. The thatched roofed en suite chalets are well equipped even for self catering and are decorated in a typical African style. Over 400 Tripadvisor reviews.

Day 2, 3, 4 : Big 5 safari | 3 Nights

Hwange National Park


Road transfer from Victoria Falls by seat in shuttle to Hwange National Park, tour of African Painted Dog Conservation Centre, half day game drives – on Day 2 inside the private concession of the lodge and on Days 3 and 4, half day safari drives inside the Hwange NP, accommodation on full board basis in open plan thatched Rondavels,  local drinks, park fees


Traditional ensuite ‘rondavel’ of a rustic eco lodge set on a private concession at the very edge of the famous Hwange National Park, where big game frequents the waterhole nearby. Over 150 Tripadvisor reviews.

Day 5, 6 : Beautiful Bulawayo and wilderness of Matobo National Park | 2 Nights

Bulawayo and Matobo National Park

A chance to explore the UNESCO World Heritage Site of Matopos Hills, track Rhino’s and other animals on foot (min. 12 yrs), explore San Bushman paintings and a city tour of beautiful Bulawayo with a visit to an African craft centre to see artistes and weavers create their dreams, makes for a great ending to your tour.


Road transfer to Bulawayo, visit to an African craft centre, accommodation in a standard room on bed and breakfast basis, guided city walk of Bulawayo, Day 6 includes a full day trip to Matobo Hills NP which includes entrance fees, exploring the San Bushman cave paintings, guided Rhino tracking experience (min. 12 yrs), light lunch and refreshments.


A comfortable guest lodge in Bulawayo with a pool and charming décor, superb service and delicious food. Set in a tropical garden setting that is an oasis of peace – perfect for a city stay. Over 180 Tripadvisor reviews.

Day 7 : Departure from Bulawayo after breakfast

Includes: Breakfast and transfer to Bulawayo Airport

Prices will depend on high/shoulder/green seasons

Exchange rate fluctuations will apply at the time of booking

If you love this tour – fill up the enquiry below

Tour Code: ABAZAM1

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