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Southern Africa Overland Tours

10 Day Greater Zimbabwe Safari Experience

Greater Zimbabwe Safari-Experience The Effects Of The Operation Restore Legacy

This safari allow you to immerse yourself completely in the dazzling mix of spectacles that ZIMBABWE has to offer and the vibes of OPERATION RESTORE LEGACY.

Marvel at the historic and iconic architecture at Great Zimbabwe and in Bulawayo.

Learn about the rich history, art and culture of Zimbabwe at Bulawayo museums and Matopos National Park, exquisitely ornate fauna and flora Eastern Highlands, Hwange and Matopos National Park, as well as the scenic view of the majestic and Victoria Falls whilst staying in the comfort of lodges and hotels with all your comforts.

DAY 1. Arrival Harare

Vehicle and guide will collect you on arrival at Harare International Airport and transferred to your hotel to freshen up. Enjoy an afternoon with a short city tour. The evening is at leisure. You will overnight at the Monomutapa Hotel on bed and breakfast. You will overnight at Monomutapa Crown Plaza (D, B).

DAY 2. Transit to Masvingo

After breakfast, travel to Masvingo Town. You will marvel at the large towers and structures built out of millions of stones, perfectly balanced on top of each other the iconic Great Zimbabwe. Continue to the museum before returning to your lodge. You will overnight at the majestic Lodge at the Ancient City.(D, B).

DAY 3. Transit to Antelope Park

After breakfast you depart Masvingo for Gweru for a night at a unique game farm. Your morning is at your leisure, you may wish to try walk with lions, ride through the wilderness on elephant or horseback, viewing the abundance of wildlife in the park or canoe on the scenic lake. In the afternoon, you will head for the Matopos area. You will overnight at Antelope Game Lodge (D, B, l)

DAY 4. Transit to Bulawayo

Your morning is at your leisure, you may wish to try walk with lions, ride through the wilderness on elephant or horseback, viewing the abundance of wildlife in the park or canoe on the scenic lake. In the afternoon, you will head for Bulawayo, Zimbabwe’s second largest city. Overnight will be at the Glen lodge ((D, B)

DAY 5. Safari Matopos National Park

After breakfast, you will head for a day trip to Matobo National Park, with its intriguing rock formations and some excellent examples of Bushman cave paintings. You will also to walk to the burial site of the infamous Cecil John Rhodes–a major player in the colonization of Southern Africa. Overnight will be at the Glen lodge ((D, B)

Day 6. Transit to Hwange

You will depart Matobo National Park and head north to depart this morning for Hwange, Zimbabwe’s most famous National Park. You will stop over in Lupane at Conte Mhlanga’s home for lunch and cultural exchange. Overnight will be at the Hwange Safari Lodge ((D, B)

Day 7. Safari in Hwange National Parks

Spend the day on game drive in Hwange national park to witness the amazing wildlife from open game viewers and many viewing the many platforms that are dotted around the park. Hwange was the home the world famous Cecil the Lion and park’s elephant population is one of the largest in the world.  On a good day, you may even return to the lodge earlier as you will have seen all there is to be seen. Overnight will be at the Hwange Safari Lodge ((D, B, L)

Day 8. Transit to Victoria Falls

After a sumptuous breakfast at Camp, pack your bags and depart Hwange National Park for Victoria Falls.  You will tour the spectacular visit to the must-see legendary Victoria Falls one of the most remarkable natural wonders of the world, known as Mosi-Oa-Tunya or The Smoke That Thunders in the late afternoon. Overnight at Kingdom Hotel or at  Elephant hills. (B)

DAY 9. Optional Days in Victoria Falls

Enjoy a hearty breakfast at your own leisure. This day is for optional activities.  Popular activities include scenic flights over the falls in helicopters or micro lights, bungee jumping off the Victoria Falls Bridge, white-water rafting (seasonal). Finally, there is no better place for a delicious dinner and a cosy evening at the Boma Place of eating. Overnight at Kingdom Hotel or at  Elephant hills. (B, D)

Day 10. Departure

Victoria Falls: Transfer to the airport for your departure flight.

EXTENSION: It is possible to extend this tour on a private basis, please ask us for more details or click here to make a Booking Enquiry