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FROM US$3,180-US$4,220

Side-striped Jackal Safari

Get an in-depth experience of Zimbabwe’s colossal Hwange National Park, staying at two experience-focused camps with excellent guiding in contrasting areas. An adventurous safari for the real enthusiast.

Side-striped Jackal Safari: Day-by-day

More detailed information of what each day entails, and the various places you’ll stay on the Side-striped Jackal Safari. Everything we do is completely tailor-made so while this is an idea which works well, we’ll always design an itinerary just for you.


Day 1

Starts: Victoria Falls Airport

Day 1

Victoria Falls Airport to Hwange by road

From Victoria Falls Airport you'll travel to Hwange National Park's Mbala Gate in an air conditioned vehicle. Here you'll be met by a guide in an open-sided 4WD for the transfer to camp, spotting wildlife on the way. The journey takes around four hours total, although it depends what animals you see along the way.

Camp Hwange
Days 1-4

Camp Hwange

3 nights
Full Board & ActivitiesHwange National Park, Zimbabwe

In the north-west of Hwange National Park, where the Kalahari's flat plains start to transition into rugged hills, you’ll find Camp Hwange. The camp is owned by David Carson, a top Zimbabwean professional guide. It combines a distinct 'bush' feel with an emphasis on the safari experience and top guiding.

Camp Hwange

In the north-west of Hwange National Park, where the Kalahari's flat plains start to transition into rugged hills, you’ll find Camp Hwange. The camp is owned by David Carson, a top Zimbabwean professional guide. It combines a distinct 'bush' feel with an emphasis on the safari experience and top guiding.

"Super guides Moses, Changa and Shaun who knew where to go for the best wildlife."

Mr & Mrs MfromWeymouth

Arrived 6 Jul 2019, 3 nights

We've been sending our travellers on mobile safaris with David Carson for many years, and we are very impressed with this, his first permanent camp, which continues his legacy of top guiding and unforgettable safaris. Camp Hwange is all about experiencing the wilderness first-hand, so if you're looking for five-star luxury this is not the place for you. If, however, your emphasis is on flexible, knowledgeable and charismatic guiding in very comfortable surroundings, then we think you'll love it here. See our full report on Camp Hwange

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73 reviews of Camp Hwange by travellers since August 2007

Activities

Day 4

Game drive from Camp Hwange to Hwange Bush Camp

Today, you'll set off on a morning drive with your luggage and head in the general direction of your next camp. You'll then switch to a vehicle from Bush Camp when you stop for tea and coffee before finishing the activity.

Hwange Bush Camp
Days 4-7

Hwange Bush Camp

3 nights
Full Board & ActivitiesHwange National Park, Zimbabwe

The successor to Hwange Mobile Camp, the semi-permanent Hwange Bush Camp, is tucked away in the remote northern region of Hwange National Park. It’s a more rugged environment than the Kalahari sandveld that dominates the rest of the park, with some great wildlife, and the hilly terrain makes for interesting walking safaris led by top Zimbabwean professional guides.

Hwange Bush Camp

The successor to Hwange Mobile Camp, the semi-permanent Hwange Bush Camp, is tucked away in the remote northern region of Hwange National Park. It’s a more rugged environment than the Kalahari sandveld that dominates the rest of the park, with some great wildlife, and the hilly terrain makes for interesting walking safaris led by top Zimbabwean professional guides.

"Very comfortable tented camp."

Mr A.fromLondon

Arrived 30 Sep 2019, 4 nights

Hwange Bush Camp is a relatively simple, rustic camp focused on delivering a fantastic safari experience. This style won't suit everyone, and if luxury is more of a priority for you then it may be worth looking at some alternative camps. However, if you are after top guiding in a truly isolated location of Hwange National Park, and don’t mind forgoing a few luxuries, then Hwange Bush Camp would be a great choice. See our full report on Hwange Bush Camp

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22 reviews of Hwange Bush Camp by travellers since August 2007

Activities

Day 7

Hwange to Victoria Falls Airport by road

Depending on the time of your flight, you may have time to take a game drive en route to Hwange's Mbala Gate. Here you'll meet an air conditioned vehicle for the drive to the airport. The journey takes a minimum of four although it can take longer depending on the wildlife you see along the way.

Day 7

Ends: Victoria Falls Airport

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