Why Zimbabwe?

Zimbabwe offers breath taking scenery, wild, unspoilt and highly acclaimed national Parks, unique flora and fauna and of course some iconic internationally acclaimed attractions such as Great Zimbabwe Ruins, the historic Matobo Hills, the beautiful Eastern Highlands, Lake Kariba, Mana Pools and the majestic Victoria Falls. In addition it has a wonderful climate and offers all year round outdoor activities.

Zimbabwe & Southern Africa Safaris and Tours

There are some fantastic hotels, lodges and safari camps and the people are truly welcoming. Visitors to Zimbabwe will have wonderful experiences and leave with very special memories.

Above is information on many of the wonderful properties we recommend and places to visit in beautiful Zimbabwe.

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If you require any information on Zimbabwe or have any queries please contact us.

Why not combine your Zimbabwe holiday with recommended destinations in: 

Botswana, Namibia, South Africa, Tanzania, Rwanda or Zambia.

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Bespoke Holidays in Zimbabwe

Our tailor-made packages promise to deliver the very best of Zimbabwe. Whether you are looking to relax, explore or immerse yourself in local culture, we can help you to create memories that will last a lifetime.

Our adventures are carefully crafted by a passionate team who have first hand experience in both living and travelling in Zimbabwe and sub-Saharan Africa, thus allowing us to ensure that you get the most out of your trip from start to finish. We can arrange accommodation only or take care of everything including the flights, itineraries, food and accommodation allowing you to relax and enjoy your holiday.

We offer personally escorted or ground guided tours with great experiences for couples, families or groups. Just tell us what you want to do.

Talk to us about planning your special trip. 

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Ancient ruinsArt galleryBirdingBungy jumpingCharity projectsCultural village visitsCity toursCurio shopsCrocodile farm visitDivingElephant ridesFishingFlying Fox (Vic Falls)Game viewingGuided bush walkingGolfGorge swing (Vic Falls)Helicopter flightsHouse boating (Kariba)
Horseback ridingHiking – Organised toursLocal sculpture and carvingsLocal musicMuseumsNatural history museumRailway museumPlants (flora)PhotographyRock formationsSan bushmen paintingSafari drivesSnorkellingSwimmingSunset river cruiseTownship toursUltralight flightWalking with lionsWhite water rafting
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Recommended Trips

5 Night Special: Ivory Lodge (Hwange) and Bayete Guest Lodge (Victoria Falls) nd

US$1622 – US$1756 PP Sharing (Seasonal Variations Apply)

This tantalising taste of Zimbabwe takes you into the world renowned Hwange NP and to the iconic Victoria Falls.

Ivory Lodge (Hwange) and Bayete Lodge (Victoria Falls) are your selected lodges from where you will have access to excellent game viewing and the many invigorating activities in and around Victoria Falls.

Day 1: Welcome to Zimbabwe – you will be met at the airport and transferred by road to Ivory Lodge. The road transfer will take approximately 2 hours More...

Ivory Lodge, located in the forestry area on the outskirts of Hwange National Park, offers family-friendly safari experiences and is famous for its exhilarating up-close sightings of the Presidential Elephant Herd.

The Lodge comprises of a main thatched dining and lounge area overlooking a guest swimming pool and overlooking a watering hole which is frequented by elephants, predators and several plains game species. The rooms themselves are elegantly built on stilted wooden platforms offering elevated views of the open floodplain and watering hole in front of camp.

Day 4 – 6: Victoria Falls

Today after breakfast and your morning activity you will be driven to Victoria Falls. The drive takes approximately 2.5 hours.

Bayete Guest Lodge Victoria Falls offers comfortable and affordable accommodation in the heart of the Victoria Falls residential area. Bayete Guest Lodge Victoria Falls is situated 3km from Victoria Falls Town, and 22km from Victoria Falls International Airport.

Bayete Guest Lodge is a family run lodge that offers 25 rooms that are set in a lush tropical garden. Central to the lodge is the large teardrop swimming pool, which is hugged by the Caldecott Dining Boma and the Ingwezi Tavern. The Ingwezi Tavern, steeped in history and character, is central to the communal area where guests are able to gather, have refreshments and socialize.

Day 5: Guided tour of Victoria Falls – this is truly an awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell; the humbling feeling that here indeed is Nature’s Supreme Masterpiece. No photograph can begin to depict the reality…and nothing prepares you for your first sight. The Victoria Falls reaches its zenith in about May each year.

En route, you will be taken past the ‘Big Tree’ where you may stop and take photos.

You will be accompanied through the Rainforest by one of the qualified Guides who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird & wildlife and other points of interest. Guides are also happy to assist clients with photographs whilst visiting this most spectacular of waterfalls. Raincoats are provided when needed.

Day 5: Dinner Cruise on Zambezi Reflections – this afternoon you will be collected by Zambezi Reflections and transferred to the river. On arrival, you will embark on a dinner cruise!

Enjoy the best of both worlds, a spectacular Zambezi sunset cruise followed by a four-course meal, freshly prepared on-board by our chefs, and served to you while cruising along the river with the sounds of the African bush providing your background music.

Day 6: Farewell to Zimbabwe

You will be driven back to Victoria Falls airport to catch your international flight home.

5 Night Special in Hwange & Victoria Falls

US$2595 – US$3517 (Seasonal Variations Apply)

Includes internal flights and activities.

This amazing holiday takes you to two outstanding camps in Hwange and the Victoria Falls. You won’t be disappointed.

Day 1: Welcome to Zimbabwe – on arrival you will be met by Safari Logistics staff and transferred to your light aircraft, the flight to Manga airstrip will take 40 minutes, on arrival Verney’s staff will be waiting and will transfer you to camp, this road transfer is treated as a game drive and can take up to 1 hour depending on what you see. More...

Day 1 – 3:  Spectacular Safari in Hwange

Verney’s is a private concession area in a typically un-used part of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe. It is a beautiful amphitheatre fringed by teak forest that opens onto an impressive waterhole that is a playground to the famous elephant herds of Hwange. Verney’s joined the Machaba Safaris group in 2017 with a totally clean piece of unspoilt wilderness.

Verney’s Camp is being built in keeping with Machaba Safaris’ winning recipe that matches the timeless wonder of a classic safari to Africa, aimed at the adorable luxury travel markets worldwide for both the novice and the well-seasoned safari traveller.

Day 4 – 6:  The Mighty Victoria Falls

Today, after breakfast and your morning activity you will be transferred back Manga airstrip and flown back to Victoria Falls airport on arrival Victoria Falls River Lodge guide will be waiting and you will be transferred by road to the jetty, this road transfer takes approximately 30 minutes.  On arrival you will have a welcome drink and board your boat, the boat ride to the Island takes about 20 minutes.

The Victoria Falls River Lodge luxury tents are nestling on the banks of the mighty Zambezi, one of the most famous rivers in the world.
Built upon raised decks, and sheltered by an extensive thatched roof, the 13 luxurious ‘tents’ are tastefully decorated in earthly hues with liberal splashes of crisp white, soothing sage and duck egg blue.

Each offers a larger than king size bed (twin bed configurations are also possible in all rooms), comfortable sitting area, indoor and outdoor showers and a private viewing deck with plunge pool whereupon guests can sit comfortably and watch the hippos wallowing.

The only thing that resembles a tent in these 5 star rooms is the canvas on the outside.

Day 5: Guided tour of Victoria Falls

Tthis is truly an awe-inspiring experience – the sight, the sound, the smell; the humbling feeling that here indeed is Nature’s Supreme Masterpiece. No photograph can begin to depict the reality…and nothing prepares you for your first sight.  The Victoria Falls reaches its zenith in about May each year.

En route, you will be taken past the ‘Big Tree’ where you may stop and take photos.  You will be accompanied through the Rainforest by one of the qualified Guides who will give a brief history of the Falls themselves as well as detailing the flora, fauna, bird & wildlife and other points of interest. Guides are also happy to assist clients with photographs whilst visiting this most spectacular of waterfalls. Raincoats are provided when needed.

Guests can take advantage of all the activities on offer at Victoria Falls River Lodge, including game walks, game drives and sunset cruises.

Day 6: Farewell to Zimbabwe

Today you will be transferred back to Victoria Falls airport to check in to your international flight home.

 

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Mana Pools & Kariba - 9 nights - $3374 - Min 8 People

This magnificent land and boat safari offers incredible value and takes you two of Africa’s iconic destinations, the pristine and beautiful Mana Pools National Park and Lake Kariba, the world’s largest man-made lake by volume.  Mana Pools was declared a World Heritage Site in 1984 and is home to a wide range of animals and aquatic wildlife and has over 350 recorded species of birds. There is over 20 000 square kms of wildlife protected land in the vicinity of Mana Pools. More...

Lake Kariba forms the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia and is over 223 kilometres (139 miles) in length and in places is up to 40 kilometres (25 miles) wide and covers an area of 5,580 square kilometres.  The average depth of the lake is 29 metres (95 feet) with the maximum depth being 97 metres (318 feet). Kariba is renowned for its houseboat cruises, wildlife and magnificent sunsets.

Day 1

Arrive Harare International Airport | Transfer to Pamuzinda Safari Lodge

Day 2

Depart for Mana Pools National Park | Overnight Mana Pools Safari Lodge

Day 3

Mana Pools National Park| Overnight Mana Pools Safari Lodge

Day 4

Mana Pools National Park | Overnight Mana Pools Safari Lodge

Day 5

Depart for Kariba | Transfer to and overnight at Kariba Safari Lodge

Day  6, 7, 8

Embark on 3 Night Cruise on Lake Kariba

Day 9

Depart for Selous | Overnight at Chengeta Safari Lodge

Day 10

Transfer to and depart from Harare International Airport

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Land & Lake, Wildlife & Wilderness, Culture & Community - 16 nights $5277 Min 8 people

This amazing trip offers great variety and gives you insight into Zimbabwe’s great diversity. You will visit National Parks, interact with local communities, visit ancient ruins, experience the spiritual Matobo Hills, see ancient San Bushman rock paintings, be guided on a Rhino trek, see fantastic wildlife in their natural state, visit the iconic Victoria Falls, cruise on Lake Kariba, the world’s largest manmade lake and stay in the pristine World Heritage national park of Mana Pools. More...

Day 1

Arrive Harare | Pick up and transfer to Selous. Overnight at Chengeta Safari Lodge.

Day 2

Travel to Masvingo and Great Zimbabwe

Day 3 & 4

Depart for Matobo National Park |Overnight Shashani Matobo Hills

Day 5 & 6

Travel to Hwange National Park

Day 7

Transfer to Victoria Falls

Day 8

Victoria Falls

Day 9,

Depart for Binga | Overnight on board a houseboat

Day 10 & 11

Cruising Lake Kariba

Day 12

Kariba | Overnight Kariba Safari Lodge

Day 13,

Depart for Mana Pools National Park

Days 14 & 15

Mana Pools National Park | Overnight Mana Pools Safari Lodge

Day 16

Selous | Overnight Pamuzinda Safari Lodge in Selous

Day 17

Depart Harare International Airport

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Recommended

Historic Matobo Hills, Hwange Game Reserve, Victoria Falls

8 nights on the Ground – $3800

Excludes Airfares

Flying into Bulawayo, this is your start of a very unique and enjoyable experience. Depending on your interests there are interesting activities in Bulawayo including city historical tours, museums or cultural visits. More...

From Bulawayo you will visit the historic Matobo Hills for a very special experience. The area is characterised by some amazing rock formations and has some very unique lodges. Activities include guided tours to see San Bushmen paintings, visiting ‘View of the World’ where Cecil John Rhodes is buried; Rhino trekking, game drives; guided walks and birding. From the Matobo Hills (Matopas) you will travel up to vast Hwange Game Reserve and stay for a few nights in one of many wonderful lodges or safari camps. Your trip will end with a few days stay in the magnificent Victoria Falls where there is so much to see and do and a variety of quality accommodation to suit all tastes.

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Welcome to Zimbabwe Connections. The various pages on this site are designed to give you information on many of the fantastic places to visit and stay and we will continually be adding and updating the content. I hope you enjoy what we have to show you and you get a good taste and indeed an insight into our wonderful country, its people and the many attractions and wonderful places to visit and stay. Zimbabwe is such a beautiful and welcoming place and I have no doubt you will be very impressed by the diversity of its offering.

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