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Ruckomechi

Ruckomechi is a superb lodge in a private concession bodering Mana Pools.  It is set on the banks of the majestic Zambezi and is one of Africa's best kept secrets. It lies along Zimbabwe's northern border on the banks of the Zambezi River, downstream of Lake Kariba. Mana Pools is famous for having some of the best walking and canoeing in Africa as well as superb resident game

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Once a vast flood plain for the mighty Zambezi, the park gets its name from pans that hold water during the dry winter season.
It is one of Zimbabwes best kept secrets and one of the least developed National Parks in Southern Africa, allowing some of the most intimate and private Safari opportunities.

Mana Pools is ranked as one of Africas outstanding wildlife reserves and during the winter months it has the highest concentration of game in the entire continent.

This unique and special national park is spectacular, with the Zambian escarpment acting as a backdrop. Aside from the excellent walking safaris in Mana, the Zambezi River adds another dimension and is ideal for canoe safaris.

Regular sightings include Wild Dog, Lion and Cheetah

The best time to visit the park for wildlife viewing is at the end of the dry season (August-October)

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We found Ruckomechi Camp to be one of the most magical places we have ever visited. We loved getting to know the staff and were treated like royalty. It was fun to be able to experience Mana Pools National Park from a car, boat, canoe and by foot.

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