Zambezi Short

Camping Canoe Zambezi Classic Short

Canoe Safari through Mana Pools with its wildlife and unspoilt wilderness. Relive the days of the early pioneers and adventures, canoeing some 182 kms from Chirundu to Kanyemba in Zimbabwe.
See the spectacular red cliffs in the Mupata Gorge and an opportunity to identify the different flora and fauna species of the Lower Zambezi river.

Classic canoe Short Zimbabwe : Overview

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.

Start/end : Kariba, Zimbabwe
Duration: 8 days / 7 nights
Minimum age : 14 years, no maximum
Departure days : Monday, Tuesday, Thursday
Available: April to November
Group size – 4 to 8

Rates per person valid to 31 October 2019

01 Nov 2018 – 31 May 2019 : US$ 1 335
01 June – 31 Oct 2019 : US$ 1 432

Rate 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
■ canoeing equipment – the canoes are two-man Canadian-style canoes, and the paddles are American Carlisle paddles
■ the camping equipment consists of 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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