Fly by air charter into Mana Pools National Park where you will be met by your guide with ice cold drinks. Drive approximately 30 minutes through jesse Bush and mopane habitats to Camp Zambezi for lunch. You may by then, have met a few of your neighbours - elephant, kudu, zebra, impala and many birds!
A mobile tented camp will have been set up by the camp staff - walk-in mosquito-proofed tents with en-suite chemical toilet, external long-drop toilets, hot showers, dining table, drinks table, iced drinks, sumptuous bush-prepared meals and director’s chairs around the fireplace. Our chef will have prepared a delicious lunch to give you strength for the first afternoon’s walk.
This afternoon there is the option of a familiarisation walk or game drive to get to see the lay of the land. Then back to camp for sundowners, a hot (or cold if you prefer) shower, and a fine dinner. During dinner your guides will chat to you about the game activities available to you and what option you would like for the morning. Beds are very comfortable and warm so it can be difficult to stay awake to listen to the neighbours going about their nightly activities!
To make the most of your day – we suggest an early morning wake up - with hot water being poured into the hand basins - before first light - and go straight out to check for spoor and animal activity around camp. Enjoy a beautiful African sunrise and then back into camp after about an hour. On your return a light breakfast will be served with tea and coffee.
After breakfast set off on your morning’s activity – you may take to the river for the day (or morning) – set off by vehicle or on foot to explore the National Park. Whether you opt for land or water activities – half or full day – you can be assured of incredible experiences.
The guides will carry a heavy calibre rifle, first aid kit, lunch and extra water. Clients will carry extra personal water and personal items for the day.
Then back to camp for the night where once again, a wonderful meal, hot shower, cold drinks and friendly staff will be awaiting.
Another day along the lines of Day Two where the choices are yours to make the most of this amazing spot. This third night will again be spent at Camp Zambezi - with all the trimmings.
Depending upon your time of departure, or if you are moving on to a canoe trail or alternative camp, you may either take another early walk before breakfast or have a bit of a sleep in! After that, there will be a short game drive to the airstrip where we bid you farewell!
PLEASE NOTE THAT COSTS DO NOT INCLUDE NATIONAL PARKS FEES WHICH ARE PAYABLE DIRECTLY TO PARKS EN-ROUTE. PLEASE ASK YOUR CONSULTANT FOR THE FEE BEFORE TRAVEL. WE WILL NOT BE LIABLE FOR THE PAYMENT OF NATIONAL PARKS FEES.
SUGGESTED PACKING LIST
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