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9 Day | Mother Africa Voluntourism to Zimbabwe

Country Zimbabwe
Theme Family Fun; Voluntourism
Time of Year Jan-Nov
Budget From $3,995
Duration 9 Days

On our Mother Africa Voluntourism trip to Zimbabwe, you will spend 8 days on this project which arises from the truly magnificent ecological surroundings. The community project will be spent helping out in the villages, schools and orphanage near Matobo Hills, Bulawayo. Zimbabwe is also a country rich in wildlife and a further few days will be spent in the conservation field of Hwange National Park. Mother Africa was established with the intention of assisting these communities to become more self sufficient, better educated and through your help to receive a better quality of life.

Please note – this itinerary is just a general outline as the daily activities may change depending on the time of year or ongoing projects.

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Day by Day (subject to availability)

Day 01+02

Bulawayo/Matobo Hills

Arrive Bulawayo and you will be met and transferred to your lodge in the Matobo (Matopos) Hills National Park. You will have an orientation this evening followed by dinner. 2 nights Amalinda Lodge.

Day 3+04

Matobo Hills

You will have the opportunity to spend time in the local Ndebele village, the children’s orphanage and the two local schools. You will be accompanied by a Mother Africa representative. 2 nights Local Village.

Day 05


Today you will transfer by air-conditioned vehicle to Hwange National Park and your next lodge (2 ½ hour drive). Hwange is Zimbabwe’s largest national park and is famous for its large herds of elephant. Predominant species also include rhino, buffalo, giraffe, zebra, wildebeest, lion, wild dog and bat-eared fox. This is one of the best parks on the continent to see sable antelope. Each day will be filled with a different activity such as assisting hornbill research, small carnivore census and time with elephant research. 1 night Ivory Lodge.

Day 06-08

Hwange National Park

Three days to experience the ongoing work near Hwange National Park. 3 nights Ivory Lodge

Day 09

Hwange National Park/Victoria Falls/Johannesburg

Today you will be driven to Victoria Falls for a departing flight to Johannesburg. (Optional Victoria Falls add-on is available).

Safari Pricing Details

2021 Land Arrangements

May - Oct Please Request. Single Supplement - Please Request.

Jan - Apr / Nov

per person double

From $3,995

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