Zimbabwe Honeymoon: Victoria Falls and Safari

This short and sweet Africa honeymoon package includes a gorgeous riverside lodge at Victoria Falls and a luxury safari adventure in Hwange National Park.

The Zimbabwe Honeymoon: Victoria Falls and Safari package was planned for a Chicago couple seeking a romantic getaway with plenty of adventure. Combining the beautiful islands of Siansimba, the famous Victoria Falls, and Zimbabwe’s largest game reserve, this honeymoon package is perfect for the adventurous couple.

The couple was gifted romantic champagne and chocolates upon arrival at Zambezi Sands River Camp. They enjoyed a 3-course meal under the stars before retreating to their luxury honeymoon tent. On their second day, they took a trip to Victoria Falls, one of the Seven Wonders of the World. The lodge offers the option of an unforgettable helicopter flight over the Falls before returning to the camp at sunset. During the remainder of their stay, our couple went on game drives and morning walks, canoed to the beautiful islands around Siansimba, and were treated to a romantic, candlelit bush dinner.

They continued their Victoria Falls and Safari honeymoon package with a night drive to their romantic villa at Camelthorn Lodge. They had a romantic bush dinner by the local waterhole under the night sky. The next day was full of leisurely wildlife excursions, including a “pump run” from one waterhole to the next and an afternoon game drive. They visited the nearby Ngamo village, then spent a day enjoying incredible views at Mbinza Pan, complete with a champagne brunch in the bush, and taking an afternoon game drive through the famed Ngamo Plains, which offers some of the richest wildlife in Zimbabwe. On their final day, they enjoyed a morning walk in Hwange National Park before they were transferred to the airport for their trip home.

Suggested Itinerary

Day 1
Welcome to Zimbabwe! Upon your arrival at Victoria Falls Airport, you’ll be met by your Imvelo shuttle vehicle and transferred to your accommodations at Zambezi Sands River Camp. Your luxury honeymoon tent awaits with a complimentary bottle of champagne and chocolates. After you’ve settled in, head out on a late afternoon game drive, stopping off at a scenic spot to watch the sunset with sundowners. Enjoy the night drive back to the lodge followed by a superb 3-course meal out under the stars.
Zambezi Sands River Camp

Day 2
Your honeymoon adventure continues! Head out in a canoe to explore the beautiful islands around Siansimba, followed by a delicious brunch back at the lodge. Take some time to rest and relax in your private splash pool, watching the game and birdlife on the river’s edge. In the evening, head out on a game drive before going to a secret spot within the park, where a romantic candlelit bush dinner awaits.
Zambezi Sands River Camp

Day 3
This morning brings you on a guided tour of Zimbabwe’s foremost attraction: Victoria Falls. The noise of Victoria Falls can be heard from a distance of 40 kilometers, while the spray and mist from the falling water rises to a height of over 400 meters. No wonder the local tribes used to call the waterfall Mosi-o-Tunya, or “the smoke that thunders.” Following the Victoria Falls excursion, enjoy some curio shopping at the craft village and lunch at Gorges Lodge. After lunch, you have the option of a helicopter flight over the Falls before returning to camp at sunset. Enjoy a romantic 3-course dinner waiting for you at the elegant main lodge.
Zambezi Sands River Camp

Day 4
This morning starts bright and early with a guided safari walk, followed by a scenic road transfer to Victoria Falls Airport. Here you’ll make your connecting charter flight over Hwange National Park to Camelthorn Lodge. Once you’ve settled in, enjoy an afternoon game drive in the park and end up at a unique underground elephant viewing area at Stoffie’s Pan for sundowners. Your afternoon drive turns into a night drive back to your accommodations at Camelthorn Lodge, stopping off at a nearby waterhole where an authentic outdoor bush dinner for two is served under the African night sky.
Camelthorn Lodge

Day 5
Your honeymoon adventure continues with a full-day trip into the park for a one of a kind “pump run” from waterhole to waterhole, with a picnic and siesta under the trees at Mfagazaan Pan. Spend the afternoon on a leisurely game drive back to the lodge. Enjoy a 3-course dinner served in your private villa.
Camelthorn Lodge

Day 6
After breakfast, head to the nearby Ngamo village for a village and school tour. Meet with the locals and learn about some of Imvelo’s community initiative projects. Following this excursion to the village, enjoy a scrumptious lunch at the look up blind, where you can view the local waterhole from an underground shelter. The rest of the day is yours to spend at your leisure before dinner in the main lodge.
Camelthorn Lodge

Day 7
Rise and shine for an early morning game drive to Mbiza Pan. Here, you’ll be met by the Imvelo team, who will cook up a delectable champagne brunch while you relax and soak up the view. As the African sun starts to cool in the afternoon, climb aboard a 4×4 packed with cold refreshments and snacks and drive along the Ngamo Plains, boasting some of the best game viewing in the area. Head back to the lodge to freshen up before your farewell banquet dinner.
Camelthorn Lodge

Day 8
This morning marks the last day of your adventure honeymoon. Enjoy a guided walk into the Hwange National Park before packing up and catching your charter flight over the park back to Victoria Falls. Here, you’ll meet your departing flight and begin your journey home.

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8 day stay
2 travelers

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