Africa & the Middle East Forums

Post New Topic

Recent Activity

View all Africa & the Middle East activity »
  1. 1 Excellent driver/guide Nairobi/Kenya
  2. 2 Is there more than one type of SA Plug?
  3. 3 Mauritius info request please
  4. 4 Gorrillas in Rwanda
  5. 5 Trip Report Trip Report: Madagascar and Rwanda
  6. 6 Zimbabwe traveling solo
  7. 7 SOUTH AFRICAN SAFARI TRIP-JULY 2015
  8. 8 Malawi with kiddos
  9. 9 Trip Report Southern Africa Safari Trip—Best Vacation Ever!!
  10. 10 Extended wait time at JNB airport
  11. 11 Capetown, Garden Route & Safari
  12. 12 South Africa- Capetown/Safari Planning Help Please
  13. 13 Tanzania and Kenya tour company?
  14. 14 New Visa Rules on arrival for Kenya W.E.F 01 July 2015
  15. 15 WiFi on Safari
  16. 16 Travel within Africa
  17. 17 Cape Town - things to do IN THE CITY and where to stay?
  18. 18 In South Africa, What do Hotels Mean by "Tea and Coffee-making Facilities"?
  19. 19 Israel itinerary planning
  20. 20 Africa, closer than ever before?
  21. 21 Capetown 3-day itinerary?
  22. 22 Trip Report My experience of 8 day tour in Morocco
  23. 23 Private Tour Recommendations To Erg Chebbi
  24. 24 Trip Report My Tour in Morocco by 4x4
  25. 25 Kenya: No longer able to get visa on arrival at airport?
View next 25 » Back to the top

Need suggestions

Jump to last reply

I plan to visit Zimbabwe and Botswana in February of 2000. I will be traveling with two other people and we have already bought round-trip tickets from San Francisco to Harare and will be there for about 23 days. While we would like to spend about 8-10 days on safari between Zimbabwe and Botswana, we would also like time to explore the life and culture in Zimbabwe and spend time in villages and in cities surrounding Harare and Bulwayo. I will be traveling with two other people (ages 28-34) and we would like to go on a safari in the following places:

Okavango Delta (5-6 days)
Hwange National Park (4-5 days)

We would also like to spend 2 or 3 days in Victoria Falls where we would like to go white water rafting and hiking. I have been told that Mana pools is closed in February so a canoe trip on the Zambezi is not an option. We are low to mid-budget travelers and would be willing to rough it, however our time is limited and want to make the best of the time that we have to spend in Zimbabwe. I am looking for suggestions as to where to go, as we don’t want to spread ourselves too thin. In addition, we do really want to get a feel for the people and culture.

We have not yet bought any in-country plane tickets, but we are willing to travel by public transport (train and bus) as we do not plan to rent a car.

Thanks in advance for your input.

Hara

1 Reply |Back to top

Sign in to comment.

Advertisement