Itinerary at a glance
Day 1 – 3 2 nights Victoria Falls – Ilala Lodge
Day 3 – 6 3 nights Hwange National Park – Nehimba Lodge
Day 1 – 2: Victoria Falls, Ilala Lodge
Arrive Victoria Falls airport – you will be met by Silver Tours and transferred to Ilala Lodge where you will spend the first two nights of your safari on Bed & Breakfast basis.
Ilala lodge offers distinguished yet affordable accommodation in warm elegant surroundings. The décor evokes an era of early adventure and the quest for discovery in Africa.
The hotel is ideally situated being closest to the mighty Victoria Falls as well as the town centre. The national Park borders the front of the property and wild animals often graze on the hotel lawns with the spray of the falls in the background. A warm welcome awaits you at our world class a la Carte Palm Restaurant. We offer superb cuisine while you relax and enjoy the atmosphere of the gracious surrounds. Dining outside under the African night sky amidst the sound of the mighty waterfall makes for a romantic evening to be remembered.
All our rooms have en-suite facilities bathroom with separate shower, air conditioning, overhead fan, satellite TV, hair dryer, tea & coffee making facilities and a safe.
The rooms are spacious with railway sleeper teak furnishings and patio doors leading onto either open lawn or a balcony.
Evening 1 – Experience new tastes, indulge in unusual flavours and enjoy delectable dishes at The Palm Restaurant in view of the spray of the majestic Victoria Falls. Dinner has been pre booked for you; please confirm on arrival with reception what time you want your table for. Drinks are for your own account.
Day 2: 9:00am Silver Tours will collect you from just outside of reception for your guided tour of the Victoria Falls – you will have to pay the entrance to the falls U$30 per/person on arrival to the actual Falls.
At 16:00hrs you will be collected by ZWS from just outside the reception area of Ilala lodge for your sunset cruise on the luxury Ra-Ikane, sipping Gin & Tonics as the sun sets on the mighty Zambezi.
At 19:00hrs dinner has been booked for you at the Boma restaurant which offers a unique blend of traditional foods & entertainment. You will be collected by the Boma restaurant & transferred to the Boma for dinner – drinks for your own account
Day 3 – 6: Nehimba Camp – Hwange
After breakfast you will be collected from Ilala Lodge for your 2 hours transfer by road to Hwange Main Camp for Nehimba.
Remotely nestled away in one of the largest private concessions in the renowned Hwange National Park lies Nehimba Safari Lodge. Nehimba is one of Zimbabwe’s newest owner run photographic safari camps. Ideally situated in the central game rich section of the park, Nehimba Safari Lodge offers privately guided authentic African safaris. The main lodge and chalets all overlook a large natural pan and salt lick where elephant are seen in abundance. Accommodation is in seven spacious en-suite chalets built on decks from teak and canvas under thatch with either twin or super king beds. Wi – Fi Internet is available for loved ones left behind in the real world allowing you to keep in touch, or simply stay another day and let the boss know.
There are no restricting fences and animals wander freely offering unique game viewing opportunities. No two days are the same at Nehimba and game viewing experiences are tailor-made to guests preferences, including game drives, walking safaris and night game drives in search of nocturnal species of game
Day 6: Nehimba Camp – Victoria Falls Airport
After coffee, rusks & cereals you will leave camp at 7am for your transfer/game drive through the park back to Main Camp, where you will meet Silver Tours at 9am for your transfer to Victoria Falls airport for your onward journey.