South Africa and Zimbabwe vacation, tailor made
A 2 week tailor made trip of South Africa and Zimbabwe, with highlights including Kruger, Vic Falls and safari camp in Hwange National Park. Spend several nights in many places, with domestic flights and private transfers.
South Africa: Cape Town Kruger National Park Zambia and Zimbabwe: Livingstone Hotel at Victoria Falls River cruise on Zambezi Hwange National Park Bulaweyo Matobo Hills
£4650 excluding flights
South Africa, Zimbabwe
This is a starting price in low season, based on two people sharing. This trip can be tailored to suit your needs.
Description of South Africa and Zimbabwe vacation, tailor made
This trip can be tailor made throughout the year to suit your requirements
Electric vehicle safari:
Book Cheetah Plains Lodge in Kruger and use their electric vehicles for your safari drive, subject to availability.
Accessible tourism overview:
This trip can be tailored for guests with limited mobility or in wheelchairs and can also be organised with your own driver/guide.
Accommodation and rooms on the ground level; Door to door transfers if privately guided.
Wheelchair accessible rooms can be booked, wheelchair accessible attractions and restaurants suggested for clients.
Blind or limited vision:
This trip can be tailored for guests with limited vision, particularly trips with private/driver guides.
Free from food:
All dietary requirements catered for; South Africa is very well versed in handling a variety of dietary requirements.
As the pioneers of responsible tourism, we've screened this (and every) vacation so that you can travel knowing it will help support the places and people that you visit, and the planet. Read how below.
PlanetIn 2005, a serious drought caused all but a couple of the waterholes in Hwange National Park to dry up. In the absence of any permanent surface water throughout the park, these waterholes are vital to the survival of all animals in the park. That year, over 1000 elephant died along with many thousands of other species. Desperate scenes were witnessed as herds of buffalo and impala, traveling long distances, arrived at a waterhole only to find it dry. All they could do was rest awhile before turning away to search for water elsewhere, or lying down to die. Elephant bullied their way through to hold their trunks at the pumps, depriving smaller animals of any chance to drink. To mitigate this distressing situation in future years, the Friends of Hwange formed a trust to try and keep as many waterholes supplied with water all year round.
The Hwange lodges support this endeavour and the other work that Friends of Hwange undertakes.
Along the Park’s southern boundary, many mammals fall victim to snaring. The lodge has thus has joined Hwange in combatting the effects of poaching, conducting patrols and removing snares.
PeopleThe lodges in Hwange and Matabo Hills support the Mother Africa Trust.
Mother Africa was founded in 2006 as a way to build a better future in Zimbabwe. The vision for the Trust is to create a way for people to “give back” to both the environment and to the people of Zimbabwe. Mother Africa seeks to make a positive difference in the areas of education and cultural and environmental research & conservation.
Mother Africa works with volunteers from around the world at the same time, actively sourcing equipment and materials for our conservation, research and education projects. Always ready to learn and improve, our team are widely experienced, passionate and committed to building Zimbabwe in a sustainable, ethical and compassionate manner.
They time in local schools in the area and the kids love learn how the “big” world live. Learning whilst on this adventure is part of giving back – this children are taken to different rock art sites to learn about their local ares.
The Mother Africa Trust attempts to put local children back at school while supplying families with monthly supplementary foods, with the aim of introducing sustainable projects in that area to allow the locals to help themselves.
The Mother Africa Trust supports local children living with disabilities.
and has helped build a new clinic in Ward 17 of Matobo district. It has also made an immense contribution towards the Matobo Rhino Fence project and continues to support this project.