Motobo Hills & Hwange National Park

Overview

Delve into the fascinating culture and discover the remarkable wildlife of Motobo Hills and Hwange National Park. Over 7 days, this safari explores the history, culture and wildlife of Zimbabwe, with the chance of seeing two beautiful areas of the country. Perfect for those with limited time, this itinerary combines luxury accommodation with a true wilderness experience.

Itinerary

DAY 1: MOTOBO HILLS
On arrival at Bulawayo Joshua Nkomo Airport you will be met and transferred to AMALINDA LODGE for your three night stay. In the afternoon, enjoy cocktails and the view looking over the hills as the sun sets. (FI)

DAY 2: MOTOBO HILLS
After breakfast you will be taken on a game drive to track the endangered hook lipped (black) and square lipped (white) rhino, before visiting Cecil John Rhodes’ Grave nearby and ancient bushman rock art. (FI)

DAY 3: MOTOBO HILLS
Early this morning you will be taken to the local villages of the Ndebele tribe that live in coloured clay homesteads. It is here that you will meet a ‘sagoma’ or traditional healer as well as viewing some bushman rock art in the Silizwane Cave. Return to the lodge for lunch followed by an afternoon game drive. (FI)

DAY 4: MOTOBO HILLS – HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you will be transferred by road to Hwange National Park. Upon arrival, enjoy a welcome drink before being taken on an afternoon game drive. Three nights at KHULU BUSH CAMP. (FI)

DAY 5: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
Early this morning depart for a full day of game viewing. Return to the camp for sundowner drinks before dinner. (FI)

DAY 6: HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
This morning you will depart on an early morning game drive before returning for brunch at the camp. In the afternoon enjoy a game drive or bush walk with a professional guide. Enjoy snacks and drinks at a waterhole before returning to camp, looking for nocturnal animals as you go. (FI)

DAY 7: DEPART HWANGE NATIONAL PARK
After breakfast you will depart for Victoria Falls. This marks the end of your tour. (B)

Includes

• 6 nights accommodation on a twin share basis
• Fully inclusive (FI)
• Locally branded drinks and laundry
• Activities as per itinerary
• Transfers as indicated
• National Park fees

Subject to change without notice.

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Khulu Bush Camp

Khulu Bush Camp is a luxury tented camp located in the Sikumbi Forest Reserve of Hwange National Park in Zimbabwe overlooking an ancient riverbed that attracts bird life and wildlife alike. The camp provides hot water by wood fire at 6am and 6pm daily with exceptions provided upon request. Morning, afternoon, and full day game drives can be arranged on the concession and into the national park. Evening game drives can be arranged in the concession with a sunset stopover. Guests can also take part in walking safaris at first light with a professional guide within the private concession.

Amalinda Lodge

Amalinda Lodge is nestled in the granite domes and castle kopjes of the Matobo Hills, amongst some of the most majestic rock scenery in the world, where the world’s largest concentration of leopard and black eagle reside. Amalinda Lodge is intimate with individually thatched rooms and suites appointed with African decor reminiscent of a bygone era. One of the last areas with white and black rhinos, learn how to track rhinos, as well as explore local villages and historical monuments.

Lahia Tented Lodge

Discover Lahia Tented Lodge, where luxury meets wilderness. Immerse yourself in the rugged beauty of the Central Serengeti, all from the comfort of spacious, canvas tents with modern comforts. Accommodating 25 tents, Lahia Tented Lodge is situated 90km from the Serengeti National Park and is the ideal place from which to experience the thrill of safari.

Lion's Paw Camp

Positioned right at the very edge of Ngorongoro Crater, Lion’s Paw Camp offers a unique view across the caldera.  Guests indulge in tranquil luxury, and are spoilt every sunrise and sunset with views across the vast savannah. Enjoy thrilling game drives to explore the diverse landscape, immerse yourself in the local Maasai culture, and make unforgettable memories at this intimate camp.