Rediscover Your Spirit of Adventure and Rediscover Yourself on an Intimate and Unforgettable Safari in Zimbabwe

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"Join me on a unique adventure through Africa's untamed beauty in May. On this 7-night itinerary we will explore two world-renowned areas of wonderful Zimbabwe: Hwange National Park and Lake Kariba. Staying at two legendary camps, Bomani and Musango, we will get to experience the thrill of the wilderness in two very different ways. This small-group safari, limited to just six guests, is designed to ensure a truly immersive adventure for those with limited time but very high expectations." - Andy Higgs

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What can you expect?

Reawaken Your Spirit of Adventure

This is a journey that will ignite your adventurous spirit and reconnect you with the wild beauty of nature. The intimate safari experience with plenty of time at both destinations will allow you to experience the best of Zimbabwe's untamed wilderness at a relaxed pace, forging unforgettable memories and rekindling your passion for exploration.

On land, on foot and on water

Venture into the heart of two of Zimbabwe's contrasting wildlife habitats, witnessing African wildlife in its natural environment. From the plains and mopane forests of Hwange to the waters of Lake Kariba, we will enjoy safaris in multiple ways - on game drives, walks and by boat. Try your hand at fishing and learn about the Triassic era fossils found at Musango.

Learn from the best guides in Africa

It takes 7 years to become a qualified guide in Zimbabwe so it's no surprise that they renowned as the best in Africa. And on this trip you will be led by expert rangers at Bomani and a true legend at Musango...I have known these guys for years and can guarantee you an exciting, educational and above all fun time in my favourite country on the continent. I'm keeping the exact details for those who sign up...

Only Six spots available! 

Discover the magic of zimbabwe, may 2024

Dates: 25 May – 1 June, 2024
Price: USD 6400 per person (sharing a double room, single supplement 25%), excluding international flights
Availability: Limited to just six guests!

Safari Highlights:

  • Hwange National Park: Bigger than the Serengeti but with far lower visitor numbers, it is likely we will spend most of our safari without seeing other vehicles except those from the lodge you are staying at—an exclusive experience indeed! Hwange is home to approximately 46 000 elephants – there are more elephants than guests visiting Hwange National Park in a year! It is also one of the best parks in Africa for diversity of wildlife with populations of sable, cheetah, wild dog, and lion. We will stay for 3 nights at my favourite camp in Africa – Bomani Tented Lodge by Imvelo Safari Lodges
  • Lake Kariba: The world’s largest man-made lake on the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. Lake Kariba attracts large numbers of elephants and other big game species. The presence of water draws these animals to the lake’s shores, and witnessing herds of elephants gathering near the water’s edge or bathing in the shallows of the lake is something you’ll never forget. There are also over 400 species of birds and tiger fishing on Lake Kariba is a must-do. We will stay for 4 nights at Musango – a stunning island camp run by a living legend among guides, Steve Edwards
  • Visit community projects and schools helped by both camps that are directly supported by your safari spend and learn just how vital the assistance offered is to the local area
  • Optional white rhino sanctuary visit: Imvelo have reintroduced these majestic animals to Hwange – a momentous achievement for the park. Tour the sanctuary headquarters and meet the Community Wildlife Protection scouts on duty that day. Spend time on foot with the rhino and the Cobra Rangers guarding them 24/7 – lots of photo opportunities and quality time to watch and enjoy white rhino in their new home on the Ngamo plains.
  • Optional Victoria Falls extension: Why not spend an extra night or two in Victoria Falls town; experiencing the “Smoke That Thunders” is an indescribable experience and there are a myriad of high and low adrenaline activities on offer too.
  • I’m leading the group: Join me on this exclusive trip – I’m fluent in English, Norwegian and leading African safaris where fun, laughter, and unforgettable encounters are the order of the day.
  • Straightforward logistics: Fly in and out of Victoria Falls International Airport, served by many major airlines
  • Shorter trip duration: I kept this one at 7 nights to make it easier for those with limited time but wanting maximum adventure
  • Spectacular value: Just look at what you get for the money!

Inclusions:

  • Luxurious and Authentic Bush Camps with Full Board Hospitality: Bomani and Musango are two of the best places to stay in Zimbabwe and famous outside the country too
  • Diverse Safari Activities: Engage in game drives, walking safaris, water safaris and more for close encounters with Zimbabwe wildlife.
  • All internal flights included! No time wasted on long road transfers for us…flying between camps is part of the experience and this trip includes all of them – Victoria Falls to Hwange, Hwange to Lake Kariba and Lake Kariba back to Victoria Falls
  • Almost Everything Else: Internal flights, expert guiding, meals, drinks, airport transfers, in-camp amenities such as laundry, park fees, and conservation contributions included.

Exclusions:

  • International Flights
  • Gratuities
  • Medical and Cancellation Insurance

Experience an unforgettable 7-night journey through Zimbabwe’s majestic wilderness with me. Secure your spot now!

Join me on this transformative journey and discover the true meaning of adventure!

What are people saying about The Grown-up Travel Company?

I dreamed of travelling to Africa with my daughter, and Andy immediately set about tailoring a trip that really hit the target! We would never have been able to find such a unique variety of countries, places and experiences ourselves, and are deeply grateful that Andy made our African dream a reality. Thank you so much, Andy – we will never forget this!

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Heldigvis fant vi Andy i The Grown-up Travel Company som kunne skreddersy en reise til oss. Det er tydelig at Andy har bred erfaring med å reise i Afrika og han samarbeider med seriøse aktører, som ønsker bærekraftig turisme. Dette har vært viktig for våre valg, og vi fikk et godt grunnlag før vi bestemte oss. Det ble en fantastisk reise: og vi fikk en ferie for livet!
Hilde Wang og Rune Huseby
Norway, August 2022

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We booked our honeymoon in Kenya with Andy and the Grown Up Travel company. The remit we gave was a week of safari adventure followed by some time relaxing in solitude on the beach. Andy delivered and then some! We had the most amazing week on safari. Andy's recommendations and guidance on where was best for our budget and the experience we wanted was spot on We would 100% recommend Andy to family and friends who want to go on an African adventure!
Guy and Rachel Pearson
United Kingdom, October 2023

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Frequently Asked Questions

How Large Is The Group, And What Kind Of People Will Be On The Trip?

This safari is exclusive to only six guests, ensuring a personalized experience. You’ll be joined by like-minded adventurers who share a passion for wildlife and culture. It’s a great opportunity to meet new people while enjoying an intimate travel experience.

Is it safe to travel on safari in Zimbabwe?

Absolutely. Your safety is my top priority. The most highly-qualified and experienced guides in Africa and camp staff ensure a secure and enjoyable experience. Zimbabwe is known for its welcoming locals, making it a safe destination for safari adventurers.

What kind of wildlife can we expect to see?

Zimbabwe’s wilderness is rich in biodiversity. While wildlife sightings can never be guaranteed, we’re likely to see a variety of animals such as elephants, lions, leopards, giraffes, wild dog and an abundance of bird species. Our expert guides are skilled at tracking wildlife and will endeavour to provide us with the best possible sightings.

How physically demanding is the safari?

The safari is designed to accommodate a range of physical abilities. Most wildlife viewing is done from vehicles, and the walking is optional but manageable for most fitness levels. If you need detailed information just call me.

What Is the accommodation like?

We stay in two carefully selected camps that offer comfort and authenticity and allow for a more personal experience with nature. They provide all the necessary amenities while maintaining an authentic safari atmosphere.

Can dietary restrictions be accommodated?

Certainly. We can cater to most dietary requirements. Please let me know of any specific needs or restrictions in advance, and Ill ensure your dietary needs are met with delicious meal options.

What should I pack?

I’ll provide you with a comprehensive packing list, but essentials include light, comfortable clothing, a good pair of binoculars, a camera, sun protection, and a sense of adventure! It’s important to pack light but also be prepared for varying temperatures.

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Seize the Moment: Secure Your Place for Magical Zimbabwe

Don’t miss your chance to be one of the few to experience Zimbabwe’s untamed beauty. With only 6 spots on this exclusive, once-in-a-lifetime safari, led personally by me, the clock is ticking.

This is your opportunity to step into a world of adventure, wildlife, and awe-inspiring landscapes. The magic of Africa awaits, but it won’t wait for long.

Act now to ensure you’re part of this unforgettable journey from 25 May – 1 June 2024.

Rediscover your spirit of adventure in the heart of Zimbabwe – I’m ready to take you there, are you ready to join us?

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A Travel Designer, not a Travel Agent.

I use my unmatched experience and connections to help you create an unforgettable adventure in Africa. I offer truly personal service – that means you will only deal with me. Every trip contributes to local economies, conservation and community initiatives.

The Grown-up Travel Company

Lauvåsbakken 18, 7540 Klæbu, Norway

andy.higgs@grownuptravel.co

 

Talk to me: +47 4591 9660

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