Walking is the best way to discover the landscape in the most unique way. Roaming helps you to understand the land better and feel connected to the fragile ecosystem. It is a way you reconnect to a quieter part of yourself while igniting your senses to your environment. In Mana Pools, walking is the ultimate way to experience the land as 70% of the park can only be roamed by foot. To go hand in hand with adventure on foot we have included some of Africa’s best water experiences, such as a tranquil boat ride on Lake Kariba and visit the iconic Victoria Falls. Walk on the wild side with us on this Walking & Water Safari.
Safari Starts in Harare, Zimbabwe, and ends in Livingstone, Zambia.
Wildlife sightings include wild dogs, lion, leopards, elephant, hippo, kudu, zebra, buffalo, hyena, crocodiles, and many other wildlife species.
DAYS 1 – 3 (STARTING WEDNESDAY OR SATURDAY: KANGA CAMP – ZIMBABWE)
Start this incredible Mana Pools walking safari with a night at Kanga Camp. Kanga Camp is located in one of the most remote parts of Mana Pools National Park inland of the river, providing a unique way to experience the National Park. The camp is set on a permanent water pan, which brings a variety of animals to your doorstep so that you can settle into your holiday in style.
DAYS 3 – 4 (ZAMBEZI SHORELINE WALKING SAFARIS – ZIMBABWE)
After a relaxing evening at Kanga Camp, start your adventure through the vlei lines, floodplains and Mana Pools hideaways. Take part in a true mobile tented safari experience and camp along the beautiful Zambezi River. A walking safari is the most authentic and rich way to experience the land and get in touch with your surroundings. This on-foot safari allows you to explore the wonders of nature up close, from the tiniest insect to the mighty elephants that roam the valley.
DAYS 4 – 5 (ZAMBEZI EXPEDITIONS – ZIMBABWE)
Zambezi Expeditions showcases one of the most magnificent settings in Zimbabwe’s iconic Mana Pools National Park. Fall asleep to the sound of the flowing river and chuckles of hippo and wake-up with the dawn chorus to a spectacular African sunrise. This paradise allows you to connect with nature in a deep and meaningful way.
DAYS 5 – 6 (ZAMBEZI SHORELINE WALKING SAFARIS – ZIMBABWE)
Set off walking along the river, admiring everything Mana Pools has to offer. From the variety of waterbird species along the river banks to the packs of wild dogs and herds of elephant that frequent the area, there is something to experience around every turn.
DAYS 6 – 8 (NYAMATUSI CAMP – ZIMBABWE)
Nyamatusi Camp is set in one of the wildest and most remote parts of Mana Pools, on the banks of one of the Zambezi River. Nyamatusi allows guests to experience an authentic view of the old untouched Africa with a touch of luxury. Inspired by the traditional custodians of the land who respected the river as the source of life, the design of the camp subtly incorporates the element of water and pays homage to the astounding beauty of the mighty Zambezi River.
DAY 8 – 10 (BUMI HILLS SAFARI LODGE – ZIMBABWE)
Perched on the hills above Lake Kariba is Bumi Hills Safari Lodge and taking centre stage at the lodge is the beautiful infinity pool that seems to blend endlessly into the lake’s horizon. This scenic lodge is the perfect place to relax and enjoy sundowners after a day spent on game drives and bush walks.
DAY 10 -13 (THORNTREE RIVER LODGE – ZAMBIA)
Thorntree River Lodge is the perfect place to complete your safari. Experience the breathtaking Victoria Falls in all its wonder, walk with the rhinos in the Mosi-Oa-Tunya National Park, enjoy a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River, or simply relax and unwind at the spa.
Included in Rates:
- All meals
- Tea, coffee, soft drinks, and alcoholic beverages, except premium imported spirits and champagne
- Morning, afternoon & night game drives, walking safaris, armchair safari and photographic hike (Subject to Kanga Pan Water Level), canoe safaris, boating, fishing, sunrise & sunset cruises, Spa (additional costs apply), rhino tracking, Simonga Village visits, a visit to the Zambian side of the Victoria Falls, a visit to the Zimbabwean side of the Falls in low water season (excludes visa fees), visit to the Livingstone Museum, visit to Maramba & Makuni Markets.
- Visa Fees
- International / Regional Flights
- Travel Insurance
- Items of a personal nature
- Staff Gratuities