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Safari : Big 5 - Hwange National Park Safari Day Tour

1. Safari : Big 5 - Hwange National Park Safari Day Tour

Experience the classic Hwange Full Day Trip from Victoria Falls, it affords guest the opportunity to tour one of the biggest and concentrated with a lot of animals in Zimbabwe, well known for its large amount of mammals and birds. It is located South of Victoria Falls and approximately a 3 hour drive from Victoria Falls. Hwange day trip will take you through rural villages with traditional huts to view, rural hospitals, schools, churches and the highlight of the drive will be The Hwange Colliery which exports large amounts of coal across the world. You will visit several water holes that are in the park to see and enjoy the animals during their drinking time. There are beautiful hides that have been strategically built and they afford one that magnificent view of the Animals and nature’s magnificent terrain. After the morning game drive you will be taken to one of the picnic platforms for your lunch. Refreshments are served throughout the safari. As the sun’s heat cools down most animals heard for the water holes and in pursuit of game, you go on the afternoon Game Drive. It has been noted that the best of Game Viewing is towards sunset when the wild tends to flock towards watering holes and there is no other way we can suggest to see Zimbabwe’s finest game. Hwange day trip ends around 4pm. After the trip you will be transferred back to Victoria Falls.

From Victoria Falls: 2-Day Hwange National Park Safari

2. From Victoria Falls: 2-Day Hwange National Park Safari

Get picked up from your hotel in Victoria Falls and head to Hwange National Park for a 2-day wildlife tour. Keep your eyes peeled for the park's large elephant population, and spot lions, leopards, cheetahs, buffalo, impalas, sable, eland, waterbucks, zebras, giraffes, baboons, and warthogs. Arrive at Hwange and check in at the Sikumi Tree lodge. Get a chance to freshen up before the pickup for the evening game drive. After the game drive, stay overnight in the lodge and listen to the sounds of roaring lions and trumpeting elephants as you drift to sleep. Wake up for an early game drive to spot nocturnal cats. If you're lucky, you might spot a leopard chasing its prey up a tree or lions feasting on huge buffaloes. Have a full-day safari inside the park, with lunch at a picnic spot. At the end of the day, go back to the lodge and freshen up before dinner. Have your breakfast and head back to Victoria Falls in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.

Victoria Falls Park : Bush by Night Drive

3. Victoria Falls Park : Bush by Night Drive

Bush by Night drive: No african vacation is complete without a night safari. A growing number of operators now offer this type of excitement for travelers. These trips pair the animal kingdom’s after-dark excitement, did you know that up to 70 percent of species are active from dusk to dawn, are you ready for the thrill? we provide you with a special torch, get you involved and make you safari guide whilst on our tour, when searching for animals in the bush. Our licensed safari guide will indicate when our guests are able to use the torches. Are you curious to experience the shivers that go down your spine when a elephant or a hippo creeps into the beam of your flash ligh?? Get ready to see, smell and hear beneath a blanket of darkness—with only the moonlight, the stars, a flashlight and our guide being present to illuminate the potential lions,leopards, buffalo's, hippos and elephants on our route. Experience the Wild, only with Savannah Adventures Please take note that animals move freely in an unfenced national park area , its not a game reserve or zoo. We might be fortunate and see many animals...or we might be not as lucky,..but our guides with your help and the flashlights will do the best to find them for you. Coming to Victoria Falls on safari in and around town in a Safari Jeep (Game viewer) is what our guests are loving and came to Africa for. Experience the safari feeling and the thrill at night during our moonlight safari. Our safaris are absolutely unique and a truly unforgettable experience you will never forget. We at Savannah Adventures are the first and only company in Victoria Falls offering this awesome service and are proud to present it to you Experience Savannah Adventures Moonlight Safari Our guides provide some fleece jackets since the evenings in the bush can be quite chilly, of course you may bring your own. After an exciting Safari we will then take you back to your Hotel where you can relax and get ready for another african adventure.

Hwange National Park Private Wildlife Safari

4. Hwange National Park Private Wildlife Safari

Explore the vast, unfenced and genuine wilderness of Hwange National Park. This private tour lasts 12 hours of which up to 8 hours will be a game drive in the park. It takes 2 hours to drive to Hwange National Park from Victoria Falls. On this private safari, you will have your own car which means you have an excellent chance to find the specific animals you are looking for. Learn from your guide who has expert knowledge on mammals, birds and plants as well as nature conservation issues. The vast Hwange National Park covers an area of 14’600 km2 (5863 square miles) and is Zimbabwe’s largest National Park. It features diverse habitats such as the mopane woodland and the Kalahari scrubland characterised by seasonal wetlands. With over 400 species of birds recorded the park is a true birder’s paradise. For mammals, the park is home to four of the Big Five (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo). Other easily seen mammals in the park are Chacma Baboon, Mongoose, Zebra, Impala, Wildebeest, Waterbuck, Eland, Kudu, Giraffe, Warthog and Hippo. Your expert wildlife guide will help you to find rare or elusive species such as Jackal, African Wild Dog, Cheetah, African Wildcat, Serval, Brown Hyena, Aardwolf, Sable Antelope, and Gemsbok. A highlight of the park is the large number of Elephants. As of 2017, there was an elephant population of over 45’000. The seasonal wetlands and boreholes offer excellent wildlife viewing all year round. Game viewing is best in August, September, October, and early November. During this dry season, water becomes very scarce, and the animals tend to congregate around the few pumped waterholes from where you can easily see a variety of mammals. During the rainy season (late November to April) the landscape at Hwange will look completely different. The abundance of lush grazing areas means that animals disperse, and game viewing becomes more difficult. The birdlife during the rainy season is also excellent as the resident species are joined by a vast array of Palearctic and intra-African migrants. It is also the nesting season for the resident birds and a great time to see them in their colourful breeding plumage.

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Our most recommended things to do in Hwange

Safari : Big 5 - Hwange National Park Safari Day Tour

Safari : Big 5 - Hwange National Park Safari Day Tour

Experience the classic Hwange Full Day Trip from Victoria Falls, it affords guest the opportunity to tour one of the biggest and concentrated with a lot of animals in Zimbabwe, well known for its large amount of mammals and birds. It is located South of Victoria Falls and approximately a 3 hour drive from Victoria Falls. Hwange day trip will take you through rural villages with traditional huts to view, rural hospitals, schools, churches and the highlight of the drive will be The Hwange Colliery which exports large amounts of coal across the world. You will visit several water holes that are in the park to see and enjoy the animals during their drinking time. There are beautiful hides that have been strategically built and they afford one that magnificent view of the Animals and nature’s magnificent terrain. After the morning game drive you will be taken to one of the picnic platforms for your lunch. Refreshments are served throughout the safari. As the sun’s heat cools down most animals heard for the water holes and in pursuit of game, you go on the afternoon Game Drive. It has been noted that the best of Game Viewing is towards sunset when the wild tends to flock towards watering holes and there is no other way we can suggest to see Zimbabwe’s finest game. Hwange day trip ends around 4pm. After the trip you will be transferred back to Victoria Falls.

From Victoria Falls: 2-Day Hwange National Park Safari

From Victoria Falls: 2-Day Hwange National Park Safari

Get picked up from your hotel in Victoria Falls and head to Hwange National Park for a 2-day wildlife tour. Keep your eyes peeled for the park's large elephant population, and spot lions, leopards, cheetahs, buffalo, impalas, sable, eland, waterbucks, zebras, giraffes, baboons, and warthogs. Arrive at Hwange and check in at the Sikumi Tree lodge. Get a chance to freshen up before the pickup for the evening game drive. After the game drive, stay overnight in the lodge and listen to the sounds of roaring lions and trumpeting elephants as you drift to sleep. Wake up for an early game drive to spot nocturnal cats. If you're lucky, you might spot a leopard chasing its prey up a tree or lions feasting on huge buffaloes. Have a full-day safari inside the park, with lunch at a picnic spot. At the end of the day, go back to the lodge and freshen up before dinner. Have your breakfast and head back to Victoria Falls in a comfortable air-conditioned vehicle.

Victoria Falls Park : Bush by Night Drive

Victoria Falls Park : Bush by Night Drive

Bush by Night drive: No african vacation is complete without a night safari. A growing number of operators now offer this type of excitement for travelers. These trips pair the animal kingdom’s after-dark excitement, did you know that up to 70 percent of species are active from dusk to dawn, are you ready for the thrill? we provide you with a special torch, get you involved and make you safari guide whilst on our tour, when searching for animals in the bush. Our licensed safari guide will indicate when our guests are able to use the torches. Are you curious to experience the shivers that go down your spine when a elephant or a hippo creeps into the beam of your flash ligh?? Get ready to see, smell and hear beneath a blanket of darkness—with only the moonlight, the stars, a flashlight and our guide being present to illuminate the potential lions,leopards, buffalo's, hippos and elephants on our route. Experience the Wild, only with Savannah Adventures Please take note that animals move freely in an unfenced national park area , its not a game reserve or zoo. We might be fortunate and see many animals...or we might be not as lucky,..but our guides with your help and the flashlights will do the best to find them for you. Coming to Victoria Falls on safari in and around town in a Safari Jeep (Game viewer) is what our guests are loving and came to Africa for. Experience the safari feeling and the thrill at night during our moonlight safari. Our safaris are absolutely unique and a truly unforgettable experience you will never forget. We at Savannah Adventures are the first and only company in Victoria Falls offering this awesome service and are proud to present it to you Experience Savannah Adventures Moonlight Safari Our guides provide some fleece jackets since the evenings in the bush can be quite chilly, of course you may bring your own. After an exciting Safari we will then take you back to your Hotel where you can relax and get ready for another african adventure.

Hwange National Park Private Wildlife Safari

Hwange National Park Private Wildlife Safari

Explore the vast, unfenced and genuine wilderness of Hwange National Park. This private tour lasts 12 hours of which up to 8 hours will be a game drive in the park. It takes 2 hours to drive to Hwange National Park from Victoria Falls. On this private safari, you will have your own car which means you have an excellent chance to find the specific animals you are looking for. Learn from your guide who has expert knowledge on mammals, birds and plants as well as nature conservation issues. The vast Hwange National Park covers an area of 14’600 km2 (5863 square miles) and is Zimbabwe’s largest National Park. It features diverse habitats such as the mopane woodland and the Kalahari scrubland characterised by seasonal wetlands. With over 400 species of birds recorded the park is a true birder’s paradise. For mammals, the park is home to four of the Big Five (elephant, lion, leopard, buffalo). Other easily seen mammals in the park are Chacma Baboon, Mongoose, Zebra, Impala, Wildebeest, Waterbuck, Eland, Kudu, Giraffe, Warthog and Hippo. Your expert wildlife guide will help you to find rare or elusive species such as Jackal, African Wild Dog, Cheetah, African Wildcat, Serval, Brown Hyena, Aardwolf, Sable Antelope, and Gemsbok. A highlight of the park is the large number of Elephants. As of 2017, there was an elephant population of over 45’000. The seasonal wetlands and boreholes offer excellent wildlife viewing all year round. Game viewing is best in August, September, October, and early November. During this dry season, water becomes very scarce, and the animals tend to congregate around the few pumped waterholes from where you can easily see a variety of mammals. During the rainy season (late November to April) the landscape at Hwange will look completely different. The abundance of lush grazing areas means that animals disperse, and game viewing becomes more difficult. The birdlife during the rainy season is also excellent as the resident species are joined by a vast array of Palearctic and intra-African migrants. It is also the nesting season for the resident birds and a great time to see them in their colourful breeding plumage.

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