East to West Zimbabwe Safari Road Trip

Zimbabwe Road Safari Overview

An east to west exploration on a Zimbabwe Road Safari, taking in Hwange, Matobos and Gonarezhou National Parks. With no flying involved, this road trip private tour is ideal for those who like to see more of the open countryside and explore areas off the beaten path. Highlights of this tour include Victoria Falls, elephants of Hwange, cave paintings at Matobo and the largely unexplored Gonarezhou National Park.

Zimbabwe Road Safari Gallery

Zimbabwe Road Safari Highlights

  • Explore the whole country of Zimbabwe
  • Includes all road transfers and professional guides
  • Stays at world class luxury safari accommodation
  • Visit some of the lesser explored areas
You will Stay At

VICTORIA FALLS SAFARI CLUB

VICTORIA FALLS, ZIMBABWE
STAY 2 NIGHTS

Enjoy Big 5, Birding, Flora, Gourmet, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Wildlife, and more

Experience style, luxury and comfort at the Victoria Falls Safari Club. Capture breathtaking African sunsets and enjoy uninterrupted vistas of the pristine wilderness. A place where exclusivity and tranquility abound, create magical memories at this exquisite lodge that exudes an aura of romance for honeymooners and couples.

Zimbabwe Road Safari

IVORY LODGE

HWANGE NATIONAL PARK, ZIMBABWE
STAY 2 NIGHTS

Enjoy Adventure, Big 5, Birding, Flora, Gourmet, History & Culture, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Wildlife, and more

Standing on tree stilted platforms next to a large water hole that in season attracts elephants in their hundreds, this stunning Hwange accommodation comprises 7 thatched tree house style rooms as well as 2 striking tented presidential suites. Make this lodge your home for a few days of explosive wildlife encounters in an unspoiled wilderness.

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CAMP AMALINDA

SOUTHERN ZIMBABWE, ZIMBABWE
STAY 2 NIGHTS

Enjoy Adventure, Birding, Cycling, Flora, Gourmet, Hiking, History & Culture, Indigenous Culture / Art, Leisure, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Wildlife, Wine, and more

Combine the best of wildlife viewing and culture at Camp Amalinda. Discover the 2,000 rock paintings that depict the daily lives of an ancient tribe and enjoy excellent game viewing. Go there for rewarding leopard spotting and absorb the mystical aura of this magical place.

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CHILO GORGE SAFARI LODGE

GONAREZHOU NATIONAL PARK – SOUTHERN ZIMBABWE, ZIMBABWE
STAY 3 NIGHTS

Enjoy Adventure, Birding, Flora, Hiking, History & Culture, Indigenous Culture / Art, Nature, Relaxation, Star Gazing, Wildlife, and more

The main Lodge is constructed in stone, thatch, ancient leadwood and teak, to blend effortlessly with the surroundings.

Zimbabwe Road Safari Itinerary

East to West Zimbabwe Safari Road Trip

A north east to south west explorer of Zimbabwe taking in Hwange, Matobos and Gonarezhou National Parks. With no flying involved, this trip is ideal for those who like to see more of the open countryside by road and explore areas a bit off the beaten path.

Day 1
Drinks: None
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast And Lunch

Upon arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you’ll be met by a local representative who’ll transfer you to Victoria Falls Safari Club. The transfer will take about 20 minutes to complete. After checking in procedures, the rest of the day is yours to explore this natural wonder of the world.

Day 2
Drinks: None
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast And Lunch

A free day to explore the sights and sounds of Victoria Falls. Take advantage of the complimentary shuttle into town or book an excursion through the front desk. Many options exist ranging from guided tours of the Falls to scenic helicopter flights. For the more adventurous, white river rafting and bungee jumping can be done. A popular and recommended activity is the African Queen river cruise for sum downers and some game spotting.

Activities For The Day:

  • Victoria Falls Guided Tour
  • Helicopter Flight
  • Vic Falls White Water Rafting
  • African Queen Cruise

Day 3
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

After breakfast you’ll be collected by a local representative and driven about 4 hours through south the Zimbabwe countryside to Khulu Lodge on the outskirts of Hwange National Park. After a welcome drink and lunch, freshen up before the afternoon activity. A delicious dinner awaits your return.

Day 4
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

Settle into game lodge life routine with morning and afternoon game drives and plenty of delicious food to enjoy.

Activities For The Day

  • Game Drives
  • Walking Safaris
  • Painted Dog Conservation Centre
  • Culture & Community

Day 5
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

After breakfast, a 4 hour road transfer further south awaits as you make your way down to Camp Amalinda on the border of Matopos National Park. These unique rooms built into the cliffs are a must see and are often well photographed for the unique positioning of certain day to household facilities. Your afternoon activity awaits followed by dinner.

Day 6
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

Opportunities exist to track rhino’s, enjoy guided vehicle drives or visit Cecil John Rhodes grave.

Activities For The Day

  • Rhino Tracking by Vehicle or Foot
  • Walks/Hikes around Camp Amalinda
  • Explore the sites of San Bushman Cave Paintings
  • Relax beside our infinity rock pool
  • Visit the world famous tomb of Cecil John Rhodes

Day 7
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

After a hearty breakfast, a full day of travel await as you make your way into the heart of Zimbabwe and further west to Chilo Gorge Safari in Gonarezhou National Park. Transfer time about 9 hours by road. Arrive in time for sun downers and dinner in this unspoilt and largely untouched paradise.

Day 8
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

A full day to participate in all available game activities. Perhaps a hike to the waterfalls might excite you? Conventional walking and guided vehicle activities exist too.

Day 9
Drinks: Drinks Local Brands
Room: Dinner Bed Breakfast Lunch And Activities

Your last day to explore this largely untouched wilderness.

Activities For The Day

  • Gonarezhou Walking Safaris

Day 10
Drinks: None
Room: None

Your last day in this horizontal country explorer. After breakfast on your last day you’ll be driven back to Bulawayo. This journey should take in the region of 8 hours to complete.

DURATION 9 NIGHTS

CAN BE EXTENDED


STARTS FROM VICTORIA FALLS ZIMBABWE
ENDS AT BULAWAYO ZIMBABWE

From $3510

per person sharing


INCLUDED

Victoria Falls Safari Club
  • 2 night’s accommodation in a Club Room
  • Breakfast daily, 1x dinner at The Boma – Place of Eating (buffet), 1 x dinner at MaKuwa-Kuwa Restaurant (3 course a la carte), and 2 x lunches in MaKuwa -Kuwa Restaurant
  • Complimentary Afternoon Tea and Pastries
  • Complimentary Sundowner Cocktails and Snacks
  • Laundry
  • Daily courtesy shuttle bus to Victoria Falls Rainforest and Town Centre
Khulu Lodge
  • 2 Night’s accommodation
  • All meals
  • Local Beverages
  • 2 activities per day
  • Laundry
Camp Amalinda
  • 2 Night’s accommodation
  • All meals
  • Local Beverages
  • 2 Game drives per day
  • Laundry
Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge
  • 3 night’s accommodation
  • All meals
  • Local beverages
  • 2 activities per day or 1 full day activity
  • Laundry

EXCLUDED

Victoria Falls Safari Club
  • Beverages
  • Activities and relevant parks fees
Khulu Lodge
  • National Parks fees (Hwange) – (USD 20 per entry payable directly on entry to Parks)
  • Premium brand beverages
Camp Amalinda
  • National Parks (Matopos) – (USD15 per day payable directly on entry to Parks)
  • Monuments fees (e.g. Cecil John Rhodes excursion) – (USD10 per day payable directly on entry to monuments)
  • Premium brand beverages
Chilo Gorge Safari Lodge
  • National Parks Daily Conservation Fees (USD 15.00 per day payable directly on entry to Parks)
  • Premium brand beverages
  • Full Day Excursion to Chilojo Cliffs (USD $58.00 per person)
General
  • International flights
  • Visas if applicable
  • Travel Insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities