Experience the essence of Zimbabwe on an enriching journey that weaves together captivating adventures and profound cultural encounters.

Zimbabwe Enchantment: Victoria Falls, Safaris, and Cultural Embrace


Destination: Zimbabwe
Duration: 5 days

Experience the essence of Zimbabwe on an enriching journey that weaves together captivating adventures and profound cultural encounters. Begin your exploration in the awe-inspiring Victoria Falls, where the “Smoke that Thunders” leaves you mesmerized.

Embark on a soul-stirring Re-Ikane Cruise along the Zambezi River, basking in the sunset’s golden glow, and indulging in a delightful dinner under the stars. Continue your adventure with a safari in Zambezi National Park, immersing yourself in the untamed wilderness and encountering Africa’s majestic wildlife.

But this trip is not just about nature; it’s about connecting with the heart and soul of Zimbabwe. Journey to a local village near Victoria Falls, where warm embraces and genuine smiles welcome you into their world. Engage in cultural exchanges, witness traditional rituals, and gain insights into their daily lives, fostering a deeper appreciation for their heritage.

Complete your Zimbabwean odyssey with a visit to the Lookout Cafe, perched on the edge of Batoka Gorge. Savor a delectable lunch amidst breathtaking panoramic views of Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River, making unforgettable memories in a truly captivating setting. This trip promises a perfect blend of nature’s wonders and cultural treasures, leaving you with cherished memories and a newfound connection to the heart of Zimbabwe.

“This Zimbabwean journey promises an unforgettable blend of natural wonders and cultural encounters, leaving you with a deep appreciation for the splendour of the landscape and the soul-stirring warmth of its people.” – Chris and Olia Kinoti

  • Victoria Falls Wonder: Stand in awe of the majestic Victoria Falls, witnessing the powerful cascade of water and feeling the mist on your skin, as you immerse yourself in the breathtaking beauty of this natural wonder.
  • Re-Ikane Cruise and Dinner: Experience an enchanting sunset cruise along the Zambezi River on the luxurious Re-Ikane boat, followed by a delectable dinner under the stars, creating unforgettable memories of romance and relaxation.

  • Zambezi National Park Safari: Embark on an exhilarating safari adventure in Zambezi National Park, encountering an array of wildlife, from elephants and buffalo to hippos and crocodiles, as you journey through the untouched wilderness of Africa.

  • Cultural Village Visit: Connect with the heart of Zimbabwe as you visit a local village near Victoria Falls, engaging in cultural exchanges, witnessing traditional rituals, and embracing the warmth of the local community.

  • Lookout Cafe Experience: Dine at the Lookout Cafe, perched on the edge of Batoka Gorge, and savour a delightful lunch with breathtaking panoramic views of Victoria Falls and the Zambezi River, creating cherished memories amidst a stunning backdrop.

Day 1 – Arrive in Victoria Falls and Zambezi River Cruise
Upon arrival in Victoria Falls you will be met by our representative at the airport who will take you to your accommodation.

Have some time to relax at the lodge and enjoy its facilities. In the evenings, enjoy the Re-Ikane Cruise and Dinner. It is a truly magical experience that combines the beauty of nature with exquisite dining. Embark on a serene sunset cruise along the Zambezi River aboard the luxurious Re-Ikane boat, named after the graceful African Fish Eagle. As you glide through the calm waters, be captivated by the surrounding wilderness, witnessing the African wildlife and stunning landscapes along the riverbanks. The setting sun paints the sky with vibrant hues, creating an enchanting ambiance that sets the stage for a memorable evening. After the cruise, indulge in a delectable three-course dinner served on the boat’s elegant deck, under the canopy of stars and surrounded by the gentle sounds of the river. The culinary delights are a perfect complement to the natural beauty, making the Re-Ikane Cruise and Dinner an enchanting and romantic experience that leaves an everlasting impression of Victoria Falls’ magical allure.

Day 2 – Experience Victoria Falls and Boma Dinner
Victoria Falls, one of the world’s most awe-inspiring natural wonders, is a breathtaking display of nature’s power and beauty. Located on the border of Zambia and Zimbabwe in southern Africa, this magnificent waterfall is considered the largest in the world, earning the local name “Mosi-oa-Tunya,” meaning “The Smoke that Thunders.” Today you will get to experience the Falls from both Zimbabwe and Zambian side, swim in the Devil’s Pool and admire the beauty of this destination.

Upon return, have some time to relax at the lodge and enjoy its facilities. In the evenings, enjoy the four-course traditional Boma dinner and dance show. On arrival at the boma, you will be presented with a traditional robe to get you into the mood. Prepare to be immersed in the vibrant atmosphere. Aromas of local dishes and game meat on the barbeque fill the restaurant. The Boma is partially open to the African skies and offers a unique experience. Your senses will be bombarded with the tastes, sights, sounds and smells of Africa. Once seated, you are invited to take part in a hand washing ceremony and to taste the local brew, before the four-course feast begins. The food at the Boma is served in the style and quantity of a lavish traditional feast.

Day 3 – Game Drive in Zambezi National Park
After an early breakfast, get ready for a game drive!
Embarking on a safari in Zambezi National Park is an immersive adventure that brings you face-to-face with the untamed wilderness of Africa. Located along the Zambezi River and neighbouring the iconic Victoria Falls, this pristine national park offers a diverse range of wildlife and picturesque landscapes. As you venture into the heart of the park, you’ll have the opportunity to spot a captivating array of animals, including elephants, buffalo, hippos, giraffe, and an abundance of bird species. The safari experience is complemented by the calming sounds of the river and the rustling of the savannah, creating an authentic and unforgettable encounter with nature. Each moment in Zambezi National Park is a thrilling exploration into the wild, leaving you with cherished memories of Africa’s raw beauty and the untamed majesty of its inhabitants.

Day 4 – Culture Immersion – Village Visit and Lookout Cafe
Today you will get to experience the culture and traditions of Zimbabwe.

Visiting a local village near Victoria Falls is a truly enriching experience that allows you to immerse yourself in the authentic culture and traditions of the region. As you step into the village, you’ll be warmly welcomed by the friendly locals, eager to share their way of life with you. Engage in heartfelt conversations, learn about their customs, and witness traditional rituals that have been passed down through generations. This cultural exchange offers a profound insight into the daily lives of the villagers, fostering a sense of connection and appreciation for their heritage.

After the enlightening village visit, head to the Lookout Cafe, perched on the edge of the Batoka Gorge, offering breathtaking panoramic views of Victoria Falls. Savour a delectable lunch amidst this spectacular backdrop, relishing the flavours of local cuisine while the mighty Zambezi River roars below.

This day of cultural immersion and gastronomic delights will leave you with a deeper appreciation for the rich tapestry of life surrounding Victoria Falls, creating cherished memories that linger in your heart long after the journey is over.

Day 5 – Depart Victoria Falls
As your memorable journey in Victoria Falls comes to an end, it’s time to bid farewell to this captivating place and embark on your journey back home.

Take a moment to reflect on the sights, sounds, and flavours that have enriched your time in Victoria Falls, from the iconic Falls to the vibrant culture. As you transfer to the airport, the warm hospitality of the locals and the welcoming spirit of this land will linger in your heart.

What's Included
  • Unforgettable tour of Victoria Falls, Zambezi River dinner cruise and traditional dinner and drum show at the Boma.

  • Immersive cultural experience at the local village with the attentive and knowledgeable services of an experienced English-speaking guide.

  • Enchanting wildlife encounters on Zambezi National Park game drive lead by expert services of an experienced English-speaking guide.

  • Comfortable accommodations and healthy breakfasts.

  • Some regional meals, including cruise dinner and Boma dinner, while your vehicle is stocked with bottled water to keep you hydrated during your safari adventure.

  • Complimentary Wi-Fi at the hotel.

  • All ground transportation, providing you with comfortable and convenient transfers between destinations and ensuring a seamless and stress-free journey.

  • Seamless airport transfers, as well as all entry fees, allowing you to simply relax and revel in the unforgettable experiences that await you on your journey.

  • Extensive safety protocols perfected by over 25 years of on-the-ground expertise.

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