Sample Trip

8-Night Zimbabwe Dream Safari

“Embark on an enchanting journey through Zimbabwe, from the captivating experiences at The Hide Safari Camp to the serene escapes at Changa & John’s Camp.”
Budget level: High-End
When to Go
All Year
8 Nights
Safari Type
Boating, Flying
Harare, Hwange, Kariba, Mana Pools, Victoria Falls
Kids Min Age

Discover Zimbabwe’s wildlife wonders in this 8-night dream safari, blending the thrilling adventures of The Hide Safari Camp and Changa Safari Camp with the tranquil wilderness of John’s Camp. Witness the majestic elephants of Hwange National Park, explore the shores of Lake Kariba at Changa, and delve into the remote Mana Pools at John’s Camp for a comprehensive Zimbabwean safari experience.


Itinerary in Brief

Set out on a captivating 8-night safari adventure across Zimbabwe’s renowned wildlife sanctuaries. Begin your journey at The Hide Safari Camp, located in Zimbabwe’s largest national park, offering a mix of bush walks and exciting wildlife encounters. Next, indulge in the unique lakeside experiences of Changa Safari Camp, nestled on the shores of Lake Kariba. Conclude your safari at John’s Camp in the secluded Mana Pools, offering intimate wildlife experiences and stunning river views.

Lying between the Limpopo and Zambezi rivers in south central Africa, Zimbabwe is often referred to as ‘the gem of Africa’. A country abundant with wildlife and rich with history and culture, it is a unique destination ideal for those seeking to explore the more adventurous road less travelled.

As part of the great plateau that is a major feature of the geography of southern Africa, Zimbabwe boasts vast expanses of remote wilderness and great natural beauty. It is here that you will find some of the nation’s greatest game viewing where intimate encounters with zebra, baboons, elephants, buffalos and lion are almost guaranteed.

Zimbabwe is also home to the breathtaking natural phenomena of Victoria Falls – a World Heritage Site and one of the Seven Natural Wonders of the World. Stretching across 1708 meters, water from the legendary Zambezi River cascades 108 meters into the gorge below. It is the ultimate destination to conclude your African adventure.

Detailed itinerary

Days 1-3: The Hide Safari Camp

Your adventure starts at The Hide Safari Camp, where nature and luxury intertwine. Situated in Hwange National Park, the camp offers a range of activities including night drives, walking safaris, and hideouts for wildlife photography. Experience the thrill of seeing large herds of elephants and buffaloes, and enjoy the possibility of spotting lions, leopards, and African wild dogs. The camp welcomes children, offering family accommodations and various safari experiences tailored to all ages.

Days 4-5: Changa Safari Camp

Next, immerse yourself in the serene atmosphere of Changa Safari Camp, located on the banks of Lake Kariba. This secluded camp offers a variety of activities including boat trips, fishing, and walking safaris. Enjoy close encounters with wildlife, indulge in the camp’s exquisite cuisine, and relax in luxury tents with stunning lakeside views. Changa’s unique location and design, using natural materials, provide a harmonious blend with the surrounding environment.

Days 6-8: John’s Camp

Conclude your safari at John’s Camp in Mana Pools National Park. Named after conservationist John Stevens, the camp offers an authentic safari experience in a remote corner of the park. Stay in Meru style tents along the Zambezi River, with en-suite bush bathrooms. Engage in diverse activities like game drives, walking safaris, and fishing. John’s Camp provides a perfect blend of adventure and tranquility, allowing you to connect intimately with the African wilderness.

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