Victorial Falls & Luxury Safari

Victoria falls
Victoria falls

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Ballpark Cost:  $6,790 Per Person

Minimum # Guests:  6

Maximum # Guests: 12

Trip Available:  Nov, Jan, Feb, Mar, Apr, May, Jun

 

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  • Pricing and availability is subject to change and WILL BE confirmed once the minimum number of guests has been met.

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Trip Highlights

  • Be the first to practice yoga or fitness activity at the bottom of Victoria Falls – A UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World, Victoria Falls is twice the height of Niagara Falls and one and a half times the width.

  • Experience the thrill of a wildlife safari.  Discover lions, leopards, elephants, zebras and colorful birds with local guides.  Situated on the eastern edge of the Kalahari Desert, Hwange is Zimbabwe’s premier wildlife area and the dry home to one of the densest concentrations of game in Africa. Its ecological diversity guarantees large numbers of game year-round along with excellent birding.

  • Organize a sunrise/sunset fitness activity on a deck with elephants and nature as your back drop

  • Hike through the wilderness of a private nature reserve with experienced guides

  • Take in the stunning African sunset while boating down the mighty Zambezi river.

 

This Journey is Great For: group fitness, yoga, trekking, walking, nature's spa (using outdoor elements for all five senses), culture, natural and organic food.

Itinerary - 10 Days

DAYS 1 and 2 (Fri/Sat): U.S./Zimbabwe
Depart JFK airport U.S on South African Airways.  On arrival into Johannesburg in the morning you will be met and assisted to through the transit lounge for your short connection flight to Victoria Falls Airport taking an hour and a half. After clearing custom and immigration in the Victoria Falls Airport, you will fly 45 minutes charter flight from Victoria Falls Airport to Somalisa Camp where you will be for three nights on an all inclusive basis of all activities while in camp, all meals, local drinks and beverages also included.

DAYS 2, 3, 4, 5 (Sat/Sun/Mon/Tue): Somalisa Luxury Lodge

Hwange National Park is Zimbabwe’s biggest reserve, home to a profusion of wildlife, including giraffe, lion, zebra and approximately 40 000 elephants. It provides sanctuary for all the country’s endangered species, including a population of wild dogs thought to be among the most sizable surviving groups on the continent. Terrain ranges from desert dunes and savannah lands to rocky outcrops and sparse forests, and visitors have the choice of game drives,yoga and guided treks.

 

Consisting of seven elegantly furnished Sail Tents with screen sliding doors, a glass wood-burner fireplace and an overhead fan, each tent has en suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets, an indoor and outdoor shower, as well as a copper slipper-style bathtub. The main area includes split level decking with a separate lounge and dining area, as well as a small splash pool for guests overlooking the “Elephant Pool” and a natural waterhole where herds of game congregate to drink and where guests can relax whilst soaking in the African bush.

 

Activities include guided walks lead by qualified and passionate guides who will share their knowledge and love of the bush with you, game drives and night drives. Wildlife sightings include elephant, kudu, sable antelope, zebra, wildebeest, gemsbok, the rare and endangered roan antelope, buffalo, giraffe, lion, leopard, hyena, and many other wildlife species.  (B,L,D)

 

DAYS 5, 6 & 7 (Tue/Wed/Thu): Linkwasha Luxury Lodge

Linkwasha is situated on a private concession in the best location in Hwange National Park.  The fresh, open and airy design of the camp is complemented by an eclectic mix of contemporary interiors. The nine luxurious en-suite tents (eight twin and one family) all offer uninterrupted views of the waterhole, while the main area includes various multi-level decks and a cosy winter lounge complete with fireplace and library. Shaded salas surround an inviting pool.  Activities include day and night game drives in open 4x4 vehicles, nature walks and local village visits.

 

DAY 7, 8 & 9 (Thu/Fri/Sat): Victoria Falls River Lodge

One of the original natural wonders of the world, the Victoria Falls is a World Heritage Site and an extremely popular tourism attraction. Known locally as ‘The Smoke that Thunders’ this spectacle is an ideal place to combine game viewing and water sports. There is excellent fishing, a terrifying bungee jump and arguably the best commercial white water rafting in the world.

Victoria Falls River Lodge is the first private game lodge to be set in the Zambezi National Park. This newly built luxury tented lodge is situated on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River – so close to Victoria Falls one can see the spray in the distance!

Wild Horizons Helicopter Flight  (B,L,D)

 

DAY 9 (Sat): Return flight home

This morning at 10H00 after breakfast, you will be transferred to Victoria Falls Airport for your flight from Victoria Falls Airport to Johannesburg Airport and connecting to JFK.

 

DAY 10 (Sun):  Back in U.S. 
 

Price

Pricing starts at $6,790 for adults per person, double occupancy. 

Includes:

  • Airport meet/greet at Johannesburg

  • Flight SA41 departing JNB to VFA (1 hr 30 mins flight)

  • Charter Flight from VFA to Manga Airstrip for Somalisa Camp (45 minutes charter flight)

  • Somalisa Camp on an All inclusive basis of all meals, activities, laundry, local drinks and beverages

  • Linkwasha Camp on an All inclusive basis of all meals, activities, laundry, local drinks and beverages

  • Charter flight from Linkwasha to Victoria Falls Airport (1hr charter flight)

  • Private Transfer from Victoria Falls Airport to Victoria Falls River Lodge

  • Victoria Falls River Lodge on a full board basis of all meals, lodge offered activities, laundry, local drinks and beverages

  • Private Early Morning Guided Tour of The Falls 

  • Helicopter Flight over the falls

  • Overnight Victoria Falls River Lodge on a full board basis of all meals, lodge offered activities, laundry, local drinks and beverages

  • Private Transfer from Victoria Falls River Lodge to Victoria Falls Airport

  • Flight departing VFA to JNB (1 hr 30 mins flight)

Excludes:

  • International air

  • Tips

  • Meals not indicated above

 

Solo Travelers

Accommodations are based on double occupancy. If you prefer single accommodations, and if such are available, you can pay a single supplement fee. If you are traveling alone and wish to share accommodations, we can assign a roommate of the same gender. If there is no one with whom you can share, a single supplement fee will apply.

 

Travel Style

We stay in eco-friendly, luxury safari tents situated to maximize wildlife viewing while keeping in harmony with our surroundings. Each luxury tent is comfortably appointed and features electricity, luxurious beds, fine linens, flush toilets and a hot shower.