9 Day Victoria Falls, Hwange & Binga Safari



Day 1 & 2: Arrive Victoria Falls and transfer to Pinoeers Victoria Falls Lodge (2 nights)

On arrival in Victoria Falls you will be met and transferred to Pioneers Victoria Falls Lodge.

Pioneers Lodge is situated in a quiet suburb, 2km from the town center of Victoria Falls Town and 2.5km from the Park entrance to the Victoria Falls, both easily accessed via a cheap taxi ride from the Lodge, which the onsite staff will gladly arrange for you.

You will have this afternoon and the whole of the following day to relax and enjoy all that Victoria Falls has to offer.

Enjoy the extensive and lush garden with its manicured lawns and two sparkling swimming pools, the perfect spot to relax and refresh yourself on a hot day.

Option: besides visiting the world famous falls, boat cruises on the Zambezi, village visits and scenic helicopter flights are just a few of the activities available to you at an additional cost. For the more active, there is white water rafting and canoeing trips. Should you be interested in pre-booking any of these activities please inquire directly with us regarding more details.

Accommodation: Pioneers Victoria Falls Lodge (including breakfast)

 

Day 3: Road transfer from Victoria Falls to Elephant’s Eye Tented Camp (3 nights)

After breakfast you will be collected at your hotel and transferred (2 ½ hours) to Elephant’s Eye Tented Camp.

Elephant’s Eye Tented Camp is located on a private concession that shares a fenceless border with Hwange National Park. This enables guests to combine the thrill of visiting Zimbabwe’s largest national park with the added benefit of exclusive night-time game drives and guided safari walks in a private conservancy. Easy access to the national park is facilitated by the Mtoa Gate entrance right across from the Camp.

Hwange National Park is far from the maddening crowds and a haven for a variety of African wildlife that you can experience on game drives through the park.

You will arrive in the Camp in time for an afternoon game activity followed by dinner.

Accommodation: Elephant’s Eye Tented Camp (including all meals, drinks & activities)

 

Day 4 & 5: Explore Hwange National Park

Rise early in the morning for your game activity and a day of exploring all that Hwange has to offer.

Spend your days exploring this vast reserve where wildlife roam freely or visit the ancient Matoa ruins for awe-inspiring views of Hwange. Early morning and night-time game drives, as well as guided walks with skilled guides, are part of the experience. With their expert knowledge, they will reveal the secrets of the bush and ensure that your African safari is unforgettable.

In addition a swimming pool and the Camp’s eco-spa welcome you to take the time to indulge and relax. In the evenings enjoy exciting night-time game drives, romantic sundowners at breath-taking viewpoints. For an inspiring encounter, join the Community Upliftment Experience and cultural village tour.

Accommodation: Elephant’s Eye Tented Camp (including all meals, drinks & activities)

 

Day 6: Transfer to Masumu River Lodge in Binga (3 nights)

After breakfast an approximately 5 hour transfer will take you to Masumu River Lodge, located in Binga, on the western end of Lake Kariba’s southern shore.

Binga is known for its fishing and boating and has become a fascinating and rich cultural centre of Zimbabwe, with museums, handicraft industries, village visits and traditional markets. Masumu River Lodge is the ideal spot to explore this special landscape, its waterways, islands, Batonga villages and museums.

Check into one of the 9 beautifully appointed and spacious rooms and revel in the panoramic views of Lake Kariba before enjoying dinner at the Lodge.

Accommodation: Masumu River Lodge (including all meals, drinks & one activity daily) 

 

Day 7 & 8: Explore Binga and its surrounds

Enjoy the next two days exploring Binga and its surrounds at your leisure.

You may opt to enjoy a half-day tour of Binga, an area rich in Tongan culture, and we encourage guests to immerse in and learn about both the past and present ways of the local people. Alternatively you opt to simply enjoy the lodge’s pool and bar and end the day with a sunset cruise. Masumu River Lodge is also the perfect spot for fishing in Zimbabwe which can be arranged for you (additional cost).

Accommodation: Masumu River Lodge (including all meals, drinks & activities) 

 

Day 9:Road transfer Masumu River Lodge back to Victoria Falls

After breakfast it it time to bid farewell to Binga and Lake Kariba and transfer back to Victoria Falls for your onward journey.

End of safari.

 

Rates, Terms & Conditions:

01 Sep 2022 - 31 Oct 2022:    per person sharing: US$ 3560         Single: US$ 4655

01 Nov 2022 - 10 Nov 2022: per person sharing: US$ 3035         Single: US$ 4010

01 Dec 2022 – 31 Dec 2022: per person sharing: US$ 2450        Single: US$ 3000

01 Jan 2023 – 31 Mar 2023: per person sharing: US$ 2590         Single: US$ 3235

01 Apr 2023 - 30 Jun 2023:   per person sharing: US$ 3185         Single: US$ 4205

01 Jul 2023 - 30 Okt 2023:   per person sharing: US$ 3725         Single: US$ 4815

01 Nov 2023 – 30 Nov 2023: per person sharing: US$ 3185         Single: US$ 4840

01 Dec 2023 – 31 Dec 2023:   per person sharing: US$ 2590         Single: US$ 3235

 

* Package is booked with Gondwana Tours & Safaris 
* Valid for travel as per above dates 
* Standard T&C's apply
* Includes: Inter-camp & airport transfers, park fees & conservation levies, accommodation, meals, drinks (Premium brands excluded), activities (unless stated otherwise in the above itinerary)
* Excludes: International/regional flights, entry visa costs Zimbabwe, travel insurance, items of a personal nature, and gratuities

*Park fees and fuel prices are subject to change with or without prior notice
* Please enquire directly with us regarding child rates


Country : Zimbabwe

From : US$ 2450 (Dec 2022) & US$ 2590 (01 Jan 2023 - 31 Mar 2023 & Dec 2023) per person sharing - refer to detailed information for single rates and other rate periods

Duration : 9 days / 8 nights

Valid for Travel: 01 Sep 2022 - 31 Dec 2023

Featured Benefits: This exceptional value for money safari allows travellers with a limited budget to experience some of the the wonders of Zimbabwe. Visit Victoria Falls, spend three nights inside Zimbabwe's famous Hwange National Park and three nights at Binga on the shores of Lake Kariba, a truly diverse and authentic safari of a different kind.