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Camping Canoe Zambezi Classic Short

Canoe Safari through Mana Pools with its Wildlife and unspoilt Wilderness . From Chirundu to Kanyemba in Zimbabwe

Duration: 7 nights / 8 days

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The Zambezi Classic Short will definitely get you into the sprit of an exploring pioneer. This 8 day, 7 night canoe safari covers 182 km of the mighty River all the way from the border town of Chirundu through the floodplains of the Zambezi and past the shoreline of Mana Pools National Park.
Guests will then enter a 20 km stretch of amazing red cliffs called the Mupata Gorge. Guest will then end their safari a few kilometres on the other side of the Gorge at Kanyemba. The Zambezi Classic
Short passes through many different ecosystems allowing guests to encounter all the different species of flora and fauna the Lower Zambezi has to offer. The safari allows guests the opportunity to really ‘experience the real flow of Africa.’


7 nights / 8 days

Min / Max Participants

Four / Eight

Minimum Age

14 years; no maximum

Departure Days

Monday - Tuesday - Thursday

Safari style


Luggage allowance

10 kgs on the river


April to November

Wildlife / Birdlife

elephant - buffalo - impala - waterbuck - hippo - crocodile - lion - leopard - painted hunting dog ( more difficult to see)
Birdlife is plentiful


Passports must not be taken on the river and can be left in the office with other valuables

Rates 2017
US$ 1,332
per person for 8 days
based on 4 participants
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Price Includes
■ Road transfers to and from the safari from Kariba
■ All meals, drinks include mineral water, cordials, tea and coffee and imported wine with dinner
■ All canoeing equipment - the canoes are two-man Canadian-style canoes, and the paddles are American Carlisle paddles
■ All camping equipment - two-man dome tents, sleeping bags, liners, mattress, mosquito net, fly sheet, ground sheet and tarpaulin (in case of rainy weather)
■ Fully qualified canoe guides

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