OVERVIEW

5 Days / 4 Nights Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

THE FULL DAY-BY-DAY ITINERARY

Day 1
Upon arrival at the Victoria Falls Airport, a Driver Guide will meet guests and transfer them to The Elephant Camp, the first luxury lodge they will be staying at for the initial two nights. The Elephant Camp is nestled within the phenomenal Wild Horizons Wildlife Sanctuary, a 2000 hectare stretch of pristine, untouched wilderness. Depending on arrival time, guests can spend some time in the private plunge pool, enjoy a drink on the deck while admiring the mist from the Victoria Falls on the horizon, and relax in their safari-chic suites. In the late afternoon, guests will embark on a scenic drive to the edge of the Batoka Gorge, an impressive natural crater that overhangs the Zambezi River. Surrounded by the spectacular wilderness, they can indulge in a selection of wines, cocktails, beverages and gourmet canapés. Overnight at The Elephant Camp on a full board basis, including scheduled activitiesScenic flight over the Victoria Falls.

Day 2
The second day is a blank canvas that guests are invited to fill with a wide range of exciting, inclusive activities. Visit the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust, immerse yourself in the resident herd of elephants at the Sanctuary, or spend time in the breathtaking rainforest surrounding one of the natural wonders of the world, the Victoria Falls. The Elephant Camp is a short drive from town, and guests can alternatively choose to experience some of the activities not included in their stays, such as a bicycle tour, a Zambezi Royal Sundowner Cruise, or a heart-stopping high-wire activity. A decadent lunch at the Wild Horizons Lookout Café is included, and guests can choose to dine at the iconic restaurant before returning to the camp. Overnight at The Elephant Camp on a full board basis, including scheduled activities.

Day 3
After an indulgent breakfast, guests are transferred to the Old Drift Lodge, a natural utopia along the Zambezi River that embodies a bygone era of safari romance. After check-in, guests can return to Victoria Falls town to experience any inclusive activities that entice them or relax in their luxury air-conditioned suites and river-facing private plunge pool.As the temperature cools in the late afternoon, venture into the surrounding wilderness in an open four-wheel game drive vehicle, or cruise along the Zambezi in one of our private river safari boats. Accompanied by an experienced guide with intimate knowledge of the wilderness, guests can discover the many complexities of the intricate ecosystem and its diverse wildlife inhabitants. This is an uncontrived bush experience, covering a genuinely wild, unfenced wilderness area. Guests return to camp or enjoy an exclusive bush dinner in the Zambezi National Park. Overnight at Old Drift Lodge on a full board basis including scheduled activities.

Day 4
Guests can continue to explore the wilderness on a range of expertly guided driving, walking and river safaris. A significant highlight of the day is a 12/13 minute helicopter flight over the majestic Victoria Falls, where guests will have a birds-eye view of the meandering river dotted with islands, and can fully appreciate the intensity of the spray as it disrupts the skyline and commands the horizon. Overnight at Old Drift Lodge on a full board basis including scheduled activities.

Day 5
Depending on the flight departure time, guests can enjoy one last excursion into the bush on a morning game drive, before they depart for the airport.
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INCLUSIONS

General Inclusions:

  • Scheduled arrival and departure airport transfers (Victoria Falls or Livingstone Airport),
  • Inter-camp scheduled road transfers
  • Conservation Levies
  • Rain forest Entrance Fees
  • Conservation Levy The Elephant Camp & Old Drift Lodge
  • COMPLIMENTARY Helicopter Flight of Angels
  • Helicopter Flight Park Fees

Old Drift Lodge Includes:

  • Accommodation, all meals and drinks
  • Complimentary mini bars in the rooms
  • Shuttle to Victoria Falls town
  • Laundry
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation cover
  • 2% Tourism levy
  • VAT on accommodation, meals and drinks
  • Morning or Afternoon Game drive in the Zambezi National Park
  • Morning or Afternoon River Safaris
  • Guided Walking Safaris
  • Lunch at the Lookout Cafe – Including drinks
  • Guided Tour of the Falls – Zimbabwe (Excluding Rainforest Entry Fees)

Elephant Camp Includes:

  • Accommodation, all meals and drinks
  • Complimentary mini bars in the rooms
  • Shuttle to Victoria Falls town
  • Laundry
  • Emergency Medical Evacuation cover
  • 2% Tourism levy,
  • VAT on accommodation, meals and drinks
  • Visit the Victoria Falls Wildlife Trust (vicfallswildlifetrust.org)
  • Meet the elephant
  • Cocktails & Canapés at the Batoka Gorge
  • Birding & Nature walks on the concession
  • Village Tour
  • Lunch at the Lookout Cafe – Including drinks
  • Guided Tour of the Falls – Zimbabwe (Excluding Rainforest Entry Fees)
  • Cycling through town (unguided)
  • A Victoria Falls Canopy Tour

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