Victoria Falls & Hwange Walking Safari
John Barclay and James Stenner invite you on an African adventure that will take you back in time to the romantic era of safaris. This expedition begins at one of the natural wonders of the world, Victoria Falls on The Zambezi River and continues to Hwange National Park – considered one of the great wildlife refuges of Africa. The town of Victoria Falls is situated on the banks of The Zambezi River and in the midst of The Zambezi National Park. While staying in Victoria Falls you will be accommodated in luxury at The Victoria Falls Hotel. Your visit will include a sunset cruise on The Zambezi River a visit to The Falls and the opportunity to take a helicopter flight over The Falls or a canoeing trip on the Zambezi. From Victoria Falls you will travel by road to Hwange National Park, a 14,650 Ha wilderness preserve boasting 100 mammal species and 400 bird species. It is also home to one of the largest wild populations of African elephants. Here you will have the opportunity to view big game from an open safari vehicle or track animals on foot if you so desire.
While on safari, your accommodation will be under canvas in luxurious traditional style. The walk in tents feature en suite toilet and hot shower and of course, every day is punctuated by sundowner drinks and three course dinners. Your guide throughout will be Steve Bolnick, who has guided throughout Southern Africa for more than three decades. He has conducted research safaris for the WWF, has initiated community conservation projects in Zimbabwe and South Africa. He is a qualified guide trainer and assessor, has hosted Big Screen actors on walking safaris, has featured in a wildlife documentary for Belgian television and was the contributing editor to “The Guide to Exploring Victoria Falls”.