Horse & Hippo Safari
Hwange & Mana Pools National Parks & Victoria Falls
The revamped Horse and Hippo safari, one of the most adventurous safaris on the continent, Riding, Canoeing, Game drives and Walking, combining two of the most famous National Parks in Zimbabwe, Hwange and Mana Pools National Park, and a night in the magnificent Victoria Falls.
This ride is for experienced riders that are comfortable at all paces and also riding fit as we will be riding in a Big Game Area, logs to jump (nothing serious) rough ground to navigate and trees to avoid! Paces will be medium with a number of canters, minimum age 14 years.
Camp Zambezi Safari allows for a wider range of safari activities, game drives, canoeing and walking from a static camp (mobile camp that does not move) offering rustic luxury set up on the bank of the mighty Zambezi River.
The ideal time to visit is from April through to end of November. Dec – Jan possible, but heavy rain is highly likely. Due to wet season we close in February. March is possible but wet for riding. Early morning temperatures in May, June, July and early August can get to 0°C. Midday temperatures at those times are very comfortable and may reach high 20’s by end of August. September through November mornings are much warmer and midday temperatures can get to the high 30’s. In the Zambezi Valley early mornings get to 5°C at the lowest and October November temperatures can get into the mid 40’s.