RIVERS AND RUINS SAFARI

An 8 night safari exploring two of Zimbabwe’s most incredible wilderness areas – Hwange National Park and Mana Pools National Park.
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Journey to two of the most remote and untamed wilderness areas in Zimbabwe

This 8 night safari starts in Hwange National Park, the largest wilderness area in Zimbabwe. Hwange is renowned for its diverse habitats, abundant wildlife sightings and fantastic birding and is home to some of Africa’s biggest ‘Tuskers’ which can be seen roaming the vast open plains of the park. Mana Pools National park is a UNESCO World Heritage Site flanking the mighty Zambezi River. This park is breathtakingly picturesque and incredibly rich in wildlife. The presence of the river offers guests a diverse range of activities which include boat cruises, tiger fishing, canoeing, walking safari and game drives.

Travel Dates

May – November

Trip Duration

8 nights

Accommodation

2 venues

Group Size

2 – 10 people

Rivers and Ruins: Safari Travel Route

1. Vic Falls  – 2. Robins Airstrip  – 3. Bumbusi  – 2. Robins Airstrips  – 4. Mana Pools Airstrip – 5. Vundu Camp

Day 1 -4: 3 nights

BUMBUSI WILDERNESS CAMP

Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe

Your safari will begin in Victoria Falls, a charter flight will transport you to the North-Eastern part of the park for 4 nights at the remote and authentic Bumbusi Wilderness Camp.  The camp offers an exceptionally unique experience in a reclaimed corner of Hwange National Park where the various gorges, drainage lines and hills are perfect for safari lovers who like to explore a region on foot.

What you will love about Bumbusi Wilderness Camp:

bumbusi wilderness camp hwange national park sunset walking
DIVERSE WALKING SAFARIS

Walk the drainage lines, gorges and hills of this stunning and remote part of National Park.

AN EVERGREEN CAMP OASIS

The lush green lawns and densely shaded trees of camp provide is an oasis for guests and wildlife alike

HISTORICAL CARVINGS

An added dimension to the safari experience is the ancient rock carvings located a short walk from camp.

Day 5 – 9: 4 nights

Vundu Camp

Mana Pools National Park, Zimbabwe

After breakfast, you will depart for Robins airstrip to catch your charter flight to Mana Pools National Park. Vundu Camp is an owner-run and managed camp located in a private concession, in the heart of the park. The Camp is set underneath a shady forest of riverine trees on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River, giving guests beautiful sweeping views of the floodplains. While staying at Vundu Camp, you are ensured of excellent hospitality, diverse activities, excellent standards of  guiding and abundant wildlife sightings.

What you will love about Vundu Camp:

Intimate Wildlife Encounters

Up close personal encounters with wildlife on foot is unique to a safari in Mana Pools.

Private and Remote Setting

A small intimate camp on a private concession means you are guaranteed an exclusive and remote safari experience.

River & Land Based Activities

The permanent river setting combined with the game-rich acacia forests of Mana Pools offers for a diverse range of activities.

Total Duration: 8 nights 

This package is available from May – November
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Please NOTE that there is no campsite facility at Bumbusi. 

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CONTACT DETAILS

Contact Ilze Von  Fintel:
Email: res@bumbusi.com
WhatsApp: +27 73 773 0099

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