Zimbabwe Super Sensory Safari

Zimbabwe Super Sensory Safari, 7 Days 16 - 22 April 2019

Prices From £3,616pp
April Only | 6 nights

Zimbabwe Super Sensory Safari, 7 Days 16 - 22 April 2019

As seen in The Sunday Telegraph Editorial , by Mike Unwin.
This pioneering, first of its kind 6 night experience gives safari goers the opportunity to explore the beauty of Mana Pools National Park in Zimbabwe. The Super Sensory Safari* is a unique, deeply immersive experience within the African wilderness. It incorporates activities specifically designed to stimulate the senses, whilst also aiming to provide your African safari with a meaningful connection, understanding some of the systems and processes in the natural world, and how we can learn from them to solve challenges we face in the world today.

With specialist guides like Lewis Mangaba on walking safaris, poetically divulging stories and insight into local culture, customs, folklore, foods and medicinal plants. Derek Solomon on game drives, delivering his"Soundscape Safari" concept, Lewis Mangaba delving into the idea of learning from nature, rather than just about nature, through the ethos of bio-mimicry.

*As seen in recent Sunday Telegraph article by Mike Unwin.

This set departure itinerary aims to provide an inspiring, deeply connecting experience.

Prices shown are based on 2 people sharing.
No Single Supplement on this Departure

This safari is a small group departure with a maximum of 12 people and minimum of 4.

Highlights

  • Become involved in a pioneering, first of its kind super sensory safari experience
  • Discover an abundance of wildlife including elephants, hippos, buffalo, zebra, lions and leopards
  • Immerse yourself in Mana Pools’ spectacular scenery
  • Enjoy a wide range of activities including game drives, walking safaris, birding, canoeing and fishing
  • Safari in a small group setting in the company of expert specialist guides

What's Included

  • Accommodation as described in itinerary
  • Wildlife activities during your stay at Kanga Camp and Zambezi Expeditions, with 2 included activities per day
  • All meals, drinks and alcoholic beverages (except premium brands) during your stay
  • All road and air charter transfers return
  • Laundry

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Harare to Mana Pools National Park
1Day

Harare to Mana Pools National Park

Having arrived independently to Harare airport join your included flight to Kanga Camp in Mana Pools National Park. The life-giving power of the Zambezi River makes Mana Pools National Park one of Zimbabwe’s most lush and flourishing regions, designated as the country’s second World Heritage Site and known as one of the continent’s premier game-viewing regions. Kanga Camp is the only inland camp in Mana Pools, away from the waters of the Zambezi River, but situated on edges of the Kanga Pan, the only water source for miles around, and home to the famous Armchair Safari. Upon arrival at Kanga Camp you can enjoy an afternoon game drive and sundowner to orientate yourself with this beautiful National Park.

In the evening there will be an introductory talk from specialist guest guide Rob Janisch, touching on the concept of the “Genius of Nature” and looking at it through the lens of Biomimicry, before a delicious dinner and a great night’s sleep in your fantastic accommodation tent.

3 nights accommodation at Kanga Camp on an all-inclusive basis with all meals and house beverages (excludes premium imported spirits and champagne).

Kanga Camp
2 - 3Days

Kanga Camp

These 2 days in Kanga Camp will be filled with unique experiences and activities. On day 2 after a scrumptious breakfast, prepared in the Kanga kitchen, guests will embark on a walking safari led by Rob and other professional Guides. This will be a walking safari with a difference, focusing on elements of smell and touch.
In the afternoon you can enjoy a relaxing Armchair Safari experience or take a Game Drive through the park, dependant on what wildlife is around and what you would prefer.

Day 3 will be a full day of activities, experiencing the magic of Mana Pools National Park and the “Genius of Nature”, through the lens of Biomimicry with Rob Janisch and the resident guides at Kanga Camp. The day will be finished off in a secret location, where a unique bush dinner will be waiting your arrival.

Kanga Camp to Zambezi Expeditions
4Day

Kanga Camp to Zambezi Expeditions

After a farewell breakfast, overlooking the Kanga Pan, you will depart on a Game Drive to Zambezi Expeditions on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. Upon arrival at the picturesque location, next to the most significant water source in the region, guests will be welcomed with a fresh lunch and an afternoon of bliss in one of the most sought safari locations in Southern Africa.

In the evening there will be a welcome talk from specialist guest guide Derek Solomon, talking about the concept of the “Soundscape Safari” and highly respected Professional guide Lewis Mangaba with his unwavering passion and genuine enthusiasm for African people, wildlife and conservation.

After a delicious dinner you can settle into your luxury tent to enjoy a great night’s sleep surrounded by the sounds of nature. Zambezi Expeditions offers one of the best ways to experience Mana Pools on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. The 12-bed luxury mobile camp is set up prior to your arrival. Comprising of 6 twin bedded mini-meru style tents with en-suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and al fresco bucket showers, the camp gives luxury camping a new definition by virtue of its simple yet elegant and comfortable furnishings.

3 nights accommodation at Zambezi Expeditions Tented Camp on an all-inclusive basis with all meals and house beverages (excludes premium imported spirits and champagne).

Zambezi Expeditions Camp
5 - 7Days

Zambezi Expeditions Camp

Enjoy 2 full days of activities and experiences in Mana Pools National Park from the vantage point of being located at Zambezi Expeditions along the river, including game drive activities with high tech sound equipment, exploring the meaning and purpose of all the sound, with Derek Solomon and walking safaris with Lewis Mangaba, learning about the roots of reasons behind different local traditions and customs.

There will be ample time for relaxing surrounded by the tranquil sights and sounds of nature, and should you wish for more adventure there are many opportunities for optional river-based activities such as canoeing.

On day 7 your fantastic sensory safari will sadly come to an end and it will be time to fly back to Harare airport for your homeward or onward travel. Should you wish to extend your stay there are numerous options available including continuing on to Hwange National Park or visiting the mighty Victoria Falls.

A view from Above

Accommodation Options

Kanga Bush Camp, Mana Pools

Set in the most remote part of the World Heritage site in Mana Pools National Park, Kanga Bush Camp takes its name from Kanga Pan near to Chitake Springs. This remote area has never been developed and Kanga Bush Camp offers you a pure and unspoilt African experience and is a great base from which to explore the diversity of habitats of Mana Pools: the river systems of the Ruckomechi River, mixed woodlands from mopane woodland to Jesse bushes and riverine forests.

Zambezi Expeditions Camp

Zambezi Expeditions offers one of the best ways to experience Mana Pools on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. The 12-bed luxury mobile camp comprises of 6 twin bedded mini-meru style tents with en-suite bathroom facilities including flush toilets and al fresco bucket showers, the camp gives luxury camping a new definition by virtue of its simple yet elegant and comfortable furnishings. A 6-bedded camp consisting of three tents can be set up for a single group on special request.

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Mike has more than 15 years of experience in the travel industry and continues to be inspired by the people, places and wildlife he discovers. His in-depth personal knowledge of a diverse range of destinations ensures your adventure itinerary will be a holiday like no other.

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