Zimbabwe – The Path to the Smoke that Thunders

Resort: Zimbabwe - The Path to the Smoke that Thunders
Operator: Titan Travel
Destination: Africa
Price From: £4599.00

Overview

Wild Zimbabwe surrounds you while staying in safari lodges and on a small, exclusive cruise vessel. Therell be little to disturb the peace of Lake Kariba and the great wildlife reserves along its shores – havens for crocodiles and hippos, herons and fish eagles, lions, the endangered black rhino, and more. Further along, the Zambezi River plunges over the thunderous Victoria Falls. Watching the Falls at sunset from the carriage of a beautiful steam train is an impressive end to your unforgettable holiday.

Whats Included

  • 8 nights in hotels, 3 nights cruise and 2 in flight (accommodation as specified or similar)
  • International flights. Prices are based on return flights with Ethiopian Airlines from London Heathrow via Addis Ababa. Supplements may apply from other airports
  • 32 meals: 11 breakfasts (days 3-13) 10 lunches (3-12) 11 dinners (days 2-12)

18 excursions and visits

  • Choice of activities at Pamuzinda
  • School visit
  • 7 game drives
  • Visit the Chinhoyi Caves
  • Tour of Kariba Town and Fothergill Island
  • Choice of game drives and fishing at Lake Kariba
  • Tour of Binga and a Tongan village
  • Tribal dance show
  • Visit Victoria Falls Town, Victoria Falls and Victoria Falls Rainforest
  • Dinner on the Bushtracks Express steam train

Plus

  • All soft drinks, local wines and spirits, except at Victoria Falls (days 11-12)
  • Titans VIP door-to-door travel service
  • Local Titan tour manager
  • Travel in destination by coach
  • Porterage

Itinerary

Day 1 Kariba – Lake Kariba

Our tour of Kariba includes a massive dam across the Zambezi River, and the beautiful little church of St Barbara. The dams assembly was set back several times by floods, said to be the work of an angered mythical creature – Nyaminyami. Throughout the town, youll find art depicting the half serpent, half fish spirit.
At midday, we embark our intimate and exclusive cruise boat and sail across Lake Kariba to Fothergill Island, a safe haven for numerous animals and birds. Youll have opportunities to view game or explore the bays and inlets before sundowners aboard our boat.

Day 2 Lake Kariba

You have opportunities to go fishing or track the inhabitants of Matusadona National Park, one of the last wild sanctuaries of the endangered black rhino and a great place for spotting lions and fish eagles. Later, we cruise to the remote fishing village of Kings Camp for further game activities by tender boat.

Day 3 Lake Kariba

Relax and enjoy the views as we cruise along Lake Kariba. We stop for an afternoon of game viewing, and take another drive in the evening, when hippos leave the water to graze.

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