John Stevens Guided Safaris Africa has put together a unique safari with an emphasis on getting close to elephants. The itinerary is a suited to anyone who is interested in coming on a safari, whilst supporting anti-poaching and conservation in the areas they visit. ALL proceeds will go towards Zambezi Elephant Fund’s efforts.
Our aim is to increase understanding of the incredible work that is being done by the Zambezi Elephant Fund (ZEF) and its implementing partners on behalf of ZEF’s friends, supporters and donors. This essential work helps keep elephants and other animals safe in their beautiful natural habitats.
Your participation in the “Meet the Elephants” Safari will make a real difference and go a long way towards supporting Zambezi Elephant Fund’s important work. It’s a wonderful opportunity to meet interesting and inspiring people, get up close to incredible wildlife and enjoy some fun elephant-related activities!
Travel dates! This safari is perfect for travel between between May and October 2019 or 2020 and is of course dependent on availability during that timeframe. Let us know your preferred dates and we will put something together for you!
ITINERARY AT A GLANCE
Arrive Harare, ETA 12h35 ex OR Tambo, Johannesburg - own arrangements
Met and transferred to Highlands House, about a half hour drive.
1 night Highlands House - Bed & Breakfast basis.
Relax and settle in.
Depending on time of arrival and availability, informal dinner tonight with Nicci and John Stevens and other Zambezi Elephant Fund folk at Amanzi Restaurant.
DAYS TWO - FIVE
This morning, you will be transferred to Charles Prince Airport for your charter flight to Mana Pools National Park.
3 nights John’s Camp.
Explore this wild and wonderful wilderness area and get up close to the elephants, by foot and on game drives.
You’ll be introduced to some of the well-known pachyderm characters of the valley, famous for their ability to stand on their hind legs to feed off the higher, hard to reach branches.
DAYS SIX - EIGHT
Today, say goodbye to Mana Pools, as you depart for Matusadona National Park.
Air transfer from Mana Pools.
On arrival in Kariba, you’ll be met and transferred by boat or road to camp across Lake Kariba.
3 nights Changa Safari Camp.
Various game viewing activities, on land and water.
DAYS NINE - ELEVEN
This morning you will be transferred to the airstrip and your flight to Hwange National Park.
Met on arrival and transferred into camp.
3 nights at The Hide Safari Lodge.
DAYS TWELVE & THIRTEEN
After an early breakfast, you’ll be transferred to the airstrip for your flight to Victoria Falls.
Transfer to Victoria Falls Airport for your international departure.
End of services.