Zimbabwe is an undiscovered gem, home to some of Africa’s best walking safaris, some of the continent’s most knowledgeable guides plus an incredible elephant population in Hwange National Park. News is slowly spreading on how good Zimbabwe is for safari, here is why we think so as well.
The best small owner run camps
Zimbabwe still retains some great small owner run lodges especially in Mana Pools National Park. These simple camps are normally no thrills, which is perfect as you come here for the game viewing. The passionate owners are normally your guides for your stay, and this give a more personal feel to your stay, one you are unlikely every to forget. David Attenborough stayed at Vundu Camp and had Nick Murray as his personal guide whilst making an episode on the Wild Dogs of Mana Pools of the series Dynasties.
The best walking safaris in Zimbabwe
Zimbabwe like its neighbour Zambia is home to one of the best parks in Africa for a true classic walking safari experience with exceptional guides. A safari on foot is one of the highlights of your trip. Walking in the bush is a thrilling experience you can have whilst on safari. Mana Pools has some of the best walking territory in Africa with its varied landscape including everything from thick teak forests to palm-dotted plains and some of the best game viewing in Africa.