Mana Pools National Park Bush Tour


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Discover Africa’s finest safari tour to Mana Pools National Park neighboring the Sapi Safari Area & Chewore Safari in the Zambezi. This prestigious park forms part of the World Heritage site for its wilderness and tremendous beauty. Come and enjoy the first 3 nights at Kanga Camp all-inclusive rich with yours; explore the vegetation & predators. Kanga Camp is seasonally dependent as it overlooks Kanga Pan's essential water supply for an abundance of wildlife & bird species during the dry season. This camp is particularly opened from April until December due to the rainy season overflowing. The camp is situated in a private concession with no other safari vehicle traversing in the area; find comfort in a luxury elegant canvas tent, with wooden designed furniture & a private deck overlooking the pan. The ultimate safari game includes game drives, a walking safari, the hide & the famous armchair safari recommended during the dry seasons. Our next safari stop will be at the mighty Zambezi River rich for its Africa’s tiger fishing & canoeing safari experiences. With so much adventure at steak spend 3 nights at the authentic Zambezi Expenditure Camp that gives you luxury camping, with a new definition of simple but yet elegant furniture. The camp offers an all-inclusive safari experience in Meru tents & en-suite bathroom, alfresco bucket shower & breathtaking safaris on water & land including game drives & walking safari, bird watching tour, fishing & canoeing experience.

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Mark your safari experience with our best tailor-made safari tour itinerary of water & land safaris. The guests will also be able to see the landscape of African wildlife during their charter flight to their designated camps. This tour offers wilderness authentic safari in Zimbabwe & Zambezi for professional & non-professional photographers, discover the new Africa's venturous safari activity viewing wildlife at the best safe angle.


Day 1: Charter Flight Arrival - Kanga Camp, Mana Pools National Park

Arrive at Robert Gabriel International Airport as per your own arrangements, proceed through customs for your charter flight to Mana Pools National. Upon arrival at Dandawa Airstrip, you will be greeted by your guide for transfers to the camp. Check-in for 3 nights all-inclusive, after settling in embark for an afternoon safari game drive with packed snacks & drinks for sundown stops.

Upon return to the camp, you will receive welcome warm towels. Dine at the communal dining area for dinner prepared by a local chef & share your safari highlights. Early bed night for the next day's safari.


Kanga Camp:

Kanga Camp is a family-friendly camp welcoming children over the ages of 8 & restricts children over the age of 16 to join the walking safari. The camp is situated in a private concession area within the World Heritage site Mana Pools park, find your comfort in the 6 luxury traditional canvas tented camp with wooden elegant furniture design overlooking the Kanga Pan. Discover safari within the camp or by embarking on a safari shared game drive, infamous safari walks with great vegetation & wildlife such as lions, elephants & leopards.

Day 2 & 3: Safari Activities - Zimbabwe, Mana Pools National Park

Early morning seasonal wake-up call, freshen up for morning safari & enjoy coffee & tea, rusks & muffins. Upon departure for your fun-filled safari morning experience, however, game drives are not necessary during the dry season as the game comes to the pan in front of the Kanga for freshwater pumped throughout the day. This will bring a 10km radius of the pan armchair safari experience & bird watching experience while relaxing by the deck. Return to the camp for breakfast & refresh for the next safari optional activities.

Explore the wilderness of Mana Pool by foot for a walking safari experience with a professional guide, tracking the flora & lion on foot. Get an overview of the Kanga Camp species & enjoy the different perspectives of the wilderness sound. Return to the camp for lunch & discover the wildlife elephants, wild dogs & birds species with the camp host offering a unique experience of safari highlights photographers. Capture the beautiful copper sunset on our hide safari tour. 

Depart for the afternoon game drive & enjoy dinner by the boma area sharing experiences. Overnight rest after dinner.

Day 4: Road Transfer - Zambezi Expenditure Camp, Mana Pools National Park

Optional morning safari game drive, enjoy coffee & tea, rucks & muffins. Return to the camp for breakfast & check out, the guide will transfer the guests to the Zambezi Expenditure Camp having an opportunity to enjoy wilderness games. Arriva at the camp & check-in for 3 nights' all-inclusive, here you will have an opportunity to explore the ultimate safari on land & water.

Embark on a catch-&-release safari experience at the best tiger fish spot in the Zambezi River. Return to the camp for dinner prepared by a camp local chef, early bed night rest.


Zambezi Expenditure Camp:

Zambezi Expenditure Camp is situated in the Zambezi River known for its wildlife rich flood plains & famous for some of Africa's amazing adventure canoeing safari & fishing spots. The semi-mobile camp offers the best ways to safari experience Mana Pools banks situated at the Nkupi camping site & the Meru tent design along the riverside on the open flood plains.

Day 5 & 6: safari Activities - Zambezi River - Mana Pool National Park

Seasonal early morning wake-up call, freshen up & enjoy coffee & tea, rusks & muffins, depart for an optional early morning safari drive on an open 4x4 safari vehicle along the flood plains. Explore the park marks as a World Heritage site famous for the wilderness safari includes elephants, wild dogs, lions & leopards. However, the guest is able to join in for the walking safari discovering the Zambezi River on foot encounter the lion tracks & small species. Return to the camp for breakfast & refresh for the next safari optional activities.

Return to the camp for high tea lunch, opt to join a canoeing safari tour for a unique angle, paddle along the tranquil waters of the Zambezi River a chance to see the elephants, hippos & Nile crocodiles. Depart for the afternoon game driver or fishing tour, thereafter enjoy dinner by the boma embracing for safari highlights. Overnight rest after dinner.

Day 7: Charter Flight Departure - Robert Gabriel International Airport

Seasonal early morning wake-up call, freshen up & enjoy coffee & tea, rusks & muffins thereafter depart on an optional game experience. The guests can either opt for a morning game drive or fishing after safari activities return for breakfast & check out.

The guests will be transferred to Mana Main Airstrip for their charter flight to Robert Gabriel International Airport. Upon arrival proceed to check-in for your international flight as per your own arrangements. 


  • 6 nights' accommodation
  • Safaris game tour land & water 
  • Exclusive safari  in Mana Pools National Park
  • Luxury 4x4 open safari vehicle 
  • Local professional guide rangers 

Inclusions and Exclusions

What's Included:

  • Accommodation (Kanga Camp & Zambezi Expenditure Camp)
  • All meals
  • Local brand drinks, coffee & tea
  • Morning & afternoon game drive, walk & armchair safari, canoeing safari, catch & release shore fishing & the hide (Subject to Kanga Pan water level)
  • Road transfer (Inter-camps)
  • Charter flight (Harare/Dandawa Airstrip/Mana Main Airstrip/Harare)
  • Laundry services

What's Excluded:

  • International or regional flights
  • Premium brand drinks
  • Visa
  • Travel insurance
  • Items of a personal nature
  • Gratuities

Additional Info

Know Before You Go:

  • Confirmation will be received at the time of booking
  • A child of 16 years must be accompanied by an adult
  • USD Cash is the preferred currency for any curio shopping and tips. Banks and foreign exchange bureaus are available at all international airports and the main towns. ATMs do not dispense USD notes
  • Low-risk malaria areas, however, we recommend you consult on the various anti-malarial prophylactic available
  • Most travelers can participate
  • Most dietary requirements can be catered for. Please advise us of any specific dietary requirements and these will be communicated to all properties in advance of your stay
  • Anyone who has any special medication should take enough supplies to last the visit
  • Yellow Fever Vaccination Certificates are required for entry into Southern Africa if you have traveled through the yellow fever belt.

What to Bring:

  • Khaki, green, beige, and neutral colors (Camouflagepatterned clothing is not permitted in Zimbabwe. This applies to any clothing that can be construed as mimicking military wear.)
  • Shirts with long sleeves (even in summer, as protection from the sun and mosquitoes)
  • T-shirts
  • Shorts or light skirt jeans or safari trousers for evenings and cooler days
  • Jackets and sweaters are recommended for early morning and evening game drives.
  • Lightweight waterproof jacket
  • Swim and beachwear
  • Comfortable walking shoes
  • Sunscreen, sunglasses, hat, insect repellent, moisturizer, and lip-salve are all essentials.
  • Toiletries (shampoo, conditioner, soap, and lotion supplied at camps)
  • Personal medications
  • Binoculars and camera equipment
Luggage Allowance

As you will be traveling in vehicles and aircraft with limited space, luggage is required to be packed in a soft bag. No hard suitcases are allowed, and oversized bags may not be carried on your lap. An additional seat can be booked for extra luggage, subject to availability.

The luggage restriction for internal light aircraft flights:

Soft-sided bags only. Maximum weight of 20kg (44 lbs) which includes hand luggage. For loading purposes, we also require the weight of each individual, so the pilot can plan accordingly. Persons over 120kg may be required to purchase an additional seat. Please notify us of the Personal Information Form.

The camps are closed during the green season. Therefore, the tour departs from April to November.

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Cut off: 12 hours
Booking in advance
Experience endurance level
5 Days
Tour Duration
Safari Tours
Tour Type
Minimum Number of passengers is: 2
Know before you go
Cancellation more than 8 weeks prior to the date of travel will incur a 20% fee of the total cost of the reservation ·Cancellation within 8 – 4 weeks prior to the date of travel will incur a 50% fee of the total cost of the reservation ·Cancellation within 4 – 2 weeks prior to the date of travel will incur a 75% fee of the total cost of the reservation ·Cancellation within 2 weeks prior to the date of travel or less, as well as no shows, will incur a 100% cancellation fee of the reservation to cover handling fees, liquidated damages and other associated costs.
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