One of the most popular safari destinations in Zimbabwe, the Hwange National Park is spreading its wilderness in around 15000 km². The entire region is packed with the most dynamic wildlife that houses the endemic and the endangered flora and fauna. Sharing the boundary with the Kalahari Desert the region experiences a semi-arid climate and certain changes in the season throughout the year. Another reason that adds on to the popularity of Hwange National Park is the Victoria Falls that can be reached out easily during the day tours.
When it comes to the safari drives in Hwange National Park, there is an abundance of wildlife that dwells here. Counting from the big five animals of Africa like the lion, rhino, elephant, buffalo and leopard, there are other predators and prey conserved there to maintain the cycle of nature. It is the big five safari tours and the big herd of elephants along with the smaller nocturnal predators, civet cats, and bat-eared foxes that make game watching so interesting and thrilling here. A study shoes that Hwange is a home to 30 000-strong elephant population that makes it the second-largest population in the world.
Hwange is protecting the rare species providing a breeding ground for the wild dog, black rhino, roan and sable antelopes. The grasslands and mopane woodland are defining the topography and the vegetation there. Being a popular destination for big five game watching and safari tours, Hwange houses the most luxurious and elegant properties that one can choose as the leisure accommodation. From the premium lodge to luxury camps and affordable room categories you can book the best lodges in Hwange national park.
Hwange safari lodge
On the outer border of Hwange National Park, the Hwange Safari Lodge offers elegant and most beautiful accommodation for stay. The architecture and services of Hwange safari lodge make the accommodation an ideal option for leisure after the thrilling safari drives.
Catering the need of every visitor, the lodge offers 100 rooms and suites that are fully equipped and furnished. The room features air-conditioning, heating and fan. The view opens up to the forest region to admire the savannah and the herd of elephants passing by. The interior includes the lounge chairs, hairdryer, telephone and a writing desk with TV and other necessities.
The Hwange Safari Lodge is at a distance of 2hour drive from the Victoria falls so one can add a day tour to the falls easily. There are safari drives offered to the guests along with bird watching and guided tours in Hwange Safari lodge.
Lying on the northern edge of Hwange and the south-west edge of Kalahari Sandveld, the Nahimba Lodge is the best accommodation you can get for the safari in Hwange. The Mopane Woodlands dominate the region and there is a huge diversity of flora and fauna to be discovered. From the huge herd of elephants and the diverse birdlife here are the major attraction for game watching and bird watching activities at Nehimba Lodge.
Activities here can be thrilling and exciting as Nehimba Lodge offers you the option such as walking safaris and night game, tours to spot the nocturnal life, open 4 wheel drive safari and leisure to admire the beauty of sunset or sunrise from your private deck.
The property boasts of chalets designed at their best and the swimming pool, the bar and lounge area and a lot more to add luxury and comfort to your stay.
The Linkwasha camp stands on the south-eastern corner of Hwange National Park offering a luxurious stay to the guests. The Ngamo Plains here add on to the panoramic beauty of the region where you can enjoy an amazing game viewing and observe the diversity in the wilderness. The Camps overlook the open plains and the pans offering you a picturesque location to spend the leisure.
When it comes to the elegance and the design, Linkwahsa Camp features a blend of contemporary and assorted look. With the eight tented en-suites and one family camp, there are facilities added such as multi-level decks, lounge, and library and pool area.
Activities here although are usual but it’s the location of the camp that add on more spark and thrill to the experience. There will be open 4×4 vehicle safari tours to spot the big five and walking safari, bird watching and star gazing nights, the evening drives along with neighbour interaction tours.
Little Makalolo Camps
In the centre of Hwange, Little Makalolo Camps offer great accommodation to the safari enthusiasts. With the six elegantly designed camps, one can even choose the family unit that has spacious and en-suite rooms with indoor and outdoor shower facilities. The camp area is so settled that they overlook the waterholes and offers a sense of isolation from the chaos.
Keeping it natural, safe and traditional, the camps have solar panels for electricity and heating to keep the environmental footprint in control. The false mopane tree shades the dining area and the living area separating both regions of the lodge. There is a raised pool deck overlooking the waterholes where you can spend the leisure evening.
It is the camp location that adds to the experience and excitement while you are spending your time at Little Makalolo Camps. The big five safaris with the guide, bird watching, evening drives and cultural tours can be added to the itinerary plan.
The best leisure and exciting tours make Somalisa Camp the perfect pick for safari tours at Hwange National park. The camps are built and designed with the authentic Kudhinda that is the national material of Zimbabwe making it one of the most special camps in the national park. There is a perfect blend of modern styling with a contemporary touch where the designing is done with the African touch.
The Somalisa Camp hosts the most amazing African Bush Camps experience with the shade of an Acacia grove and the ancient seasonal floodplain. Here the camps offer the pristine view of wilderness of Hwange with big five safari and other tours.