12 Day| Group 'Eyes on Elephant' Safari to Zimbabwe
This is a Signature safari highlighting the extraordinary guides in Zimbabwe and operates as an exclusive group with up to 6 people per departure. We have combined the top wildlife areas of Hwange and Mana Pools Reserve. Not only can you take game drives in open vehicle, but also enjoy active game viewing ventures of walking and canoeing in Mana Pools. Accommodations are in two permanent tented camps.
This 2019 trip is fully escorted by AAC's President - Mark Nolting.Your
safari includes a donation to Hwange Conservation and Wildlife Trust and Mana Bushlife Conservancy.
We personally know your guides Nick Murray and Nic Polenakis who are leading the trips. The guides are some of the best in Africa and will be a highlight of the trip! This safari operates as an exclusive group with up to 6 persons per departure.
As the trip outfitter each departure only has up to 6 guests.
A perfect Adventure for teenagers.
(2019 Departures:) [Jul 11 - Only 2 spaces left!]
(Day 01+02) *USA/Johannesburg* [Depart on your overnight international flight to Johannesburg. On arrival you will be met and assisted to the Intercontinental Johannesburg Airport Sun, adjacent to the Arrivals Hall. Overnight InterContinental Johannesburg O.R. Tambo Airport Hotel.]
The InterContinental Johannesburg Airport Sun is located within walking distance from the airport terminals. This luxury hotel features 138 room hotel and ..Read More
(Day 03) *Hwange* [Depart on the scheduled inter-Africa flight to Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe. On arrival you will be met and board your scheduled charter flight to Hwange. On arrival you will be met by your Specialist private guide, Nic Polenakis and continue to camp. Overnight Somalisa Acacia.]
Somalisa Acacia Camp is located in Hwange National Park along the Kennedy vlei line on the Sumamalishe seasonal flood plains. The intimate camp feature..Read More
(Day 04-06) *Hwange* [Enjoy three full days spent walking and tracking rhino and lion, and on further game drives.Y ou may take a drive, then leave the vehicle and continue on foot. You will learn the art of tracking and in particular become familiar with the habits of the black rhino and lion. Return to your vehicle for a picnic breakfast and return to camp by midday. In the afternoon you may go on a game drive or another walk. This is a good time to observe elephant and buffalo herds both from the vehicle and on foot. 3 nights Somalisa Acacia.]
(Day 07) *Mana Pools* [This morning you will transfer to the airstrip for your scheduled charter flight to Mana Pools National Park. On arrival you will be met by your Specialist private guide, Nick Murray and continue to camp. Enjoy an afternoon game activity. Overnight Vundu Camp.]
Vundu Tented Camp is located within the park and has eight large tents (including one 2-bedroom/2-bath tent) with open-air en suite shower and toilet. The ..Read More
(Day 08-10) *Mana Pools* [Enjoy three full days of game viewing taking game drives and walks. Encounters may include finding one of the resident bull elephants and/or one of the few wild dog packs that allow close approach on foot. Canoeing down the Zambezi River will be a highlight of your time in Mana Pools. You are doing your own canoeing with the current in sturdy 18ft Canadian canoes. Paddle your way through the sand banks and islands, watching pods of hippo or elephants wallowing at midday to cool off. If you prefer, you can sit in the canoe with a paddler. As there is a Land Rover back-up vehicle, game drives are taken, along with walks to explore and appreciate the rich floodplain and river channels of Mana Pools National Park. This is not a safari to prove how many kilometers you can paddle in a day. 3 nights Vundu Camp.]
(Day 11+12) *Pamushana/Johannesburg/USA* [Bid your guide farewell as you board your charter flight to Harare. Connect with your scheduled inter-Africa flight to Johannesburg. Onward overnight flight to the USA. Welcome home!]
#2019 Land Arrangements#
*Based on group departure of 6 travelers*
[Per Person sharing - $12,795.00]
[Single Supplement - From $1,975.00]
#Your safari includes a donation to Hwange Conservation and Wildlife Trust and Mana Bushlife Conservancy.#
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