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Itinerary: Zimbabwe Lake Kariba Cruise Package

Zimbabwe Lake Kariba Cruise Package

Zimbabwe, enjoy a relaxing cruise on Lake Kariba on board a luxury houseboat, combined with a visit to Victoria Falls and Hwange National Park.

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Zimbabwe Lake Kariba Cruise Package
Zimbabwe Lake Kariba Cruise Package
Zimbabwe Lake Kariba Cruise Package


Day 1: Victoria Falls
On arrival at Victoria Falls Airport you will be met and transferred to your accommodation, where you will spend the next two nights. The afternoon will be spent at your leisure. For dinner, we invite you to the famous Boma Restaurant to experience an African feast.
Overnight: Ilala Lodge or similar (Rooms with private bathroom, pool, restaurant and bar area)
Meals: Dinner

Day 2: Victoria Falls
Today you can use the time to participate in the various optional activities available or simply explore the wonderful town of Victoria Falls. End your day with a spectacular sunset cruise on the Zambezi River.
Overnight: Ilala Lodge or similar
Meals: Breakfast

Days 3, 4 & 5: Victoria Falls – Kariba Houseboat
After breakfast a road transfer will take you to Binga, from where you will embark on a 3 night houseboat adventure and a truly unique experience. The fully equipped, luxury houseboat will take you on a cruising journey on Lake Kariba, while you relax and enjoy some activities such as game viewing, fishing and bird watching.
Overnight: Lady Jacqueline Houseboat
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 6: Kariba Houseboat -Hwange
After breakfast a road transfer will take you to Elephant’s Eye, Hwange Eco-Lodge, which is situated 13 km from the main camp of Hwange National Park. The afternoon is at your leisure, beside the swimming pool, having sundowners on the viewing deck or participating in some of the optional activities on offer.
Overnight: Elephant’s Eye, Hwange (Chalets with open-plan bathroom, double basins and outdoor shower, private veranda, fireplace, pool, restaurant and bar area and viewing deck)
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 7: Hwange National Park
Today is spent on a game drive in the Hwange National Park, the largest national park in Zimbabwe, covering an area of approximately 14 650 km2. Named after a local chief, Hwange is situated in the northwest corner of the country about one hour south of the Victoria Falls. Because of its close proximity to the Falls, Hwange boasts an incredible biodiversity of flora and fauna, and a plethora of African wildlife. There are over 100 species of mammals and nearly 400 bird species recorded here. Specifically, the elephant population in Hwange is considered world famous, as it is one of the largest in the world.
Overnight: Elephant’s Eye, Hwange
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 8: Hwange
At dawn you will embark on a game drive to continue your search for the magnificent African wildlife in this area. After lunch and a siesta you will have the option of going on an afternoon game drive, or visit a traditional homestead where the locals will welcome you into their home, and you may experience their lifestyle.
Overnight: Elephant’s Eye, Hwange
Meals: Breakfast, Lunch, Dinner

Day 9: Departure
Enjoy your last breakfast at the lodge before your 2½ hour drive back to Victoria Falls Airport, where you embark on your onward journey.
Meals: Breakfast


Green Season:
1 January. – 15 June 2016
16 November – 15 December 2016

US$2,825 pp based on 4 persons
US$3,170 pp based on 6 persons

Please enquire for rates for two people.
Single Supplements apply

High Season:

16 June – 15 November 2016
16 December – 31 December 2016

USD 3,185 pp based on 4 persons
USD 3,530 pp based on persons

Please enquire for rates for two people.
Single Supplements apply

Price Includes:
-Return airport transfers,
-2 nights’ accommodation at Ilala Lodge, including breakfast daily
-Ra-Ikane sunset cruise on the Zambezi River (including drinks, high tea & snacks, transfers & river usage fees)
-Boma Dinner including transfers
-Road Transfer to Kariba
-3 nights’ accommodation on Lady Jacqueline houseboat including all meals, limited house wines, beers, soft drinks, water game viewing and fishing
-Road Transfer to Hwange
-3 nights’ accommodation at Elephant’s Eye, Hwange, including all meals, drinks, laundry and game drives.

Price Excludes:
-Visa fees,
-optional activities,
-travel insurance,
-items of personal nature such as souvenirs, etc.,
-park fees unless stipulated,
-meals & drinks not stipulated

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