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Zimbabwe Rediscovered

11-Day Wildlife Safari: 11 days in country, 10 Nights in Country
Wildlife Viewing in Zimbabwe: Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, Lake Kariba, Mana Pools National Park
Types of Transportation: Land Cruiser, Water Craft, Bush Plane
Activities Included: Guided Tour of Victoria Falls, Sunset River Cruise, Elephant Viewing, Wildlife Viewing, Walking Safari, Canoe Safari, Fishing, Anti-Poaching Patrol, Boating, Thandani Sewing Project Visit, Long Shield Guardians Visit
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Trip Overview

Meet the Long Shield Guardians, courageous men and women who chase lions away from schools and villages. Armed only with drums and vuvuzela horns, the guardians shoo the lions back to areas where they are protected. Explore Hwange National Park, home to Jericho the Lion, and Zimbabwe’s largest conservation area which teems with wildlife including elephants, cheetah, and many other animals. Get to know the communities who live side-by-side with wildlife: children who walk to school in lion country, hunter-gatherers who now guide photo-safaris, and villagers who contend with elephants raiding their gardens.

Join the rangers from the Bumi Hills Anti-Poaching Unit and learn how to catch poachers as you uncover snares and forensically examine poaching crime scenes. Hone your tracking skills and venture on foot to “poaching hot spots” in Gonarezhou National Park alongside expert trackers and a master wildlife guide. Meet the Shangaan people, heirs to a hunter-gatherer culture who have found wildlife conservation to be a pathway toward prosperity and development. Find hope in the possibility of coexistence between wildlife and humans. Your journey unfolds in beautiful wilderness, among exotic wildlife, and in the company of local communities with whom you’ll enjoy music, food, and dance along the way.

Accommodations

528 Guest House - Victoria Falls

John's Camp - Mana Pools National Park


Bumi Hills - Lake Kariba


Somalisa Expeditions Camp - Hwange National Park


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