A 6 night safari combining Mpala Jena and Bumbusi Wilderness Camp

Hwange and Vic Falls In-Style: Safari Overview

This 6 night safari combines a remote safari experience in Hwange National Park with one of the Seven Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls. Start off with an immersive wildlife experience at Bumbusi Wilderness Camp where you will track the Big Five on foot and by safari vehicle and have a chance to see how the first inhabitants of Hwange lived thousands of years ago. This unspoiled wilderness area is home to a charming safari camp built under a shade of evergreen hardwood trees, a magnate for elephants and an oasis all year round. After 4 nights of exploring Hwange National Park you will be transferred to the an intimate camp set on the banks of the Zambezi River, just upstream from Victoria Falls. The remote location on the river and barefoot luxury styled camp makes this a haven perfectly suited to the end of a safari. The short boat ride away from Victoria Falls means you can experience the activities in and around the Falls while still being able to take in the luxury and tranquillity of a Zambezi River Experience.

Quick facts about the Hwange & Vic falls Safari

A brief overview of what to expecton this package:
March – December
6 nights
2 safari camps
Hwange & Zambezi NP
Game Viewing
River Activities
Photegraphic Opportunities

Hwange and Vic Falls In-Style: Suggested Travel Route

See our advised travel route below: (The order can be reversed if needed)

1. Vic Falls - Bumbusi Wilderness Camp

Your journey starts off in Victoria Falls where you will hop onboard a 20 minutes charter flight to Robins Airstrip in Hwange National Park. A Member of the Bumbusi team will be waiting to meet you, after which you will be transferred in the open game drive vehicle to Bumbusi Wilderness Camp. The drive is approximately 45 minutes.

2. Robins Airstrip - Vic Falls Airport

Today you will depart Bumbusi Wilderness Camp for Robins airstrip where you will catch a charter flight to Victoria Falls airport.

3. Vic Falls Airport - Mpala Jena Camp

You will take a short road transfer from Victoria Falls airport to the harbour on the Zambezi River for a boat transfer to Mpala Jena Camp. The total travel time from Robins Airstrip to Mpala Jena is 01h30 min.

4. Mpala Jena Camp - Vic Falls Airport

On your last day you will be transferred from Mpala Jena to Vic Falls for your onward journey

3 reasons you should choose this safari package

Highlights from this 6 night Vic Falls and Hwange in Style safari include
A ‘Barefoot’ Luxury Experience

Mpala Jena offers a luxurious safari experience on the banks of the Zambezi. Rver based activies are on offer depending on the water levels.

An Evergreen Oasis

Unlike most of the drier and sandveld based camps, Bumbusi is always an oasis thanks to the evergreen trees and perennial springs.

Easy access to Victoria Falls

Located in a private concession in Zambezi National Park Easy access to the iconic Victoria Falls


A reclaimed safari camp tucked beneath a lush grove of giant Mahogany trees in Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park

Bumbusi Wilderness Camp is nestled in an oasis of mature trees and shade which, bolstered by the waterhole and natural pool, makes for a wildlife magnet, especially in the dry season. The stone and thatch chalets all look out onto the lawns and water and compliment the incredible geology of this reclaimed wilderness. Expect hot soaking showers, a cool pool to soak in after a beautiful walking safari, cosy beds and great coffee and meals around the fire! A true safari experience.


An intimate safari camp positioned along the beautiful tree-laden banks of the mighty Zambezi river, Zimbabwe.

Mpala Jena Camp is located on a private concession within the Zambezi National Park. The camp is named after the natural spring-line, Mpala Jena, which runs through the centre of the concession, and which attracts an abundance of wildlife throughout the year, particularly during the drier months. Mpala Jena overlooks a beautiful stretch of the Zambezi River shoreline. There are three guest tents and two family tents, all positioned under the dappled shade of a mixture of indigenous trees.

This package is available from March – December

RATES: From USD 3600 per person

Package Rate Includes:
Road Transfers
VFA Airport – Mpala Jena (return)
Robins Airstrip – Bumbusi Wilderness Camp (return)

Flights (on MackAir)
VFA – Robin Airstrip (return)

2 nights @Mpala Jena
Accommodation, wildlife drives, guided walks and boating on the Zambezi, park fees, 
all meals, daily laundry, local alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages

4 nights @Bumbusi Wilderness Camp
Accommodation, meals, game drives, guided walks, park fees, 
daily laundry, local alcoholic and non alcoholic beverages

Package Rate Excludes:
Victoria Falls based sightings and activities, items of a personal nature, curio shop purchases and gratuities


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Please NOTE that there is no campsite facility at Bumbusi. 

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


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