Vundu Tented Camp – Little Vundu – Ruwesi Canoe Trail
Mana Pools – Zimbabwe
Mana Pools Walking Trails is another 3 night venture, in which you are guided by foot along the mighty Zambezi River. A unique experience, each day is a 10km-20km trek past lions and wild dogs. This particular trip is exceptional as each day is conformed to our adventurers’ abilities, the guide leading on ly at a convenient pace. During your walk a team is sent ahead, so that every night you are welcomed by a comfortable bed built in a mobile walk-in tent. Your walk concludes in the Nyamatusi Wildnerness, a most spectacular section of this wild park, in which buffalo and elephant abound.
The Bushlife Safaris portfolio includes three unique properties all based in beautiful Mana Pools.
Vundu Tented Camp features eight large tents (five doubles and three singles) with an en suite shower and toilet. The main lodge area is set in a canopy of riverine trees on the bank of the Zambezi River. Raised 10 feet off the ground, it is the ideal place to enjoy a cocktail and watch the elephants feed on the bushes below, or observe the monkeys climbing nearby trees. The thatched roof provides shade from the mid-day sun.
Ruwesi Canoe Trail is a 3 night adventure that allows you to travel the length of this magnificent park. Voyaging by canoe, you begin your paddle at the western edge of Mana Pools National Park, following your guide eastward. Whilst canoeing past sand banks and islands you may spot pods of hippo and elephants. Your mobile tented camp is set up ahead of your arrival as you cruise your way down river.
Vundu, Little Vundu and Ruwesi Canoe Trail are all located in Mana Pools National Park, which covers a section of the Middle Zambezi Valley. It extends from the Zambezi River in the north to the escarpment in the south. The Zambezi Valley is a western extension of the Great Rift Valley. Wildlife is excellent in the area. Kudu, zebra, impala and waterbuck can be seen on the surrounding plains, and elephant take advantage of the plentiful Albida (Ana) trees in the area.
A stay at one of the Vundu camps is an invitation for adventure! Enjoy game drives in open 4×4 vehicles, game viewing by boat, nature walks with your professional guide, catch and release fishing, and canoeing past plenty of wildlife, such as hippo and elephants.
The profess ional safari guides in Zimbabwe are the finest on the continent of Africa! Their education and experience is second to none, which makes a safari to Zimbabwe a unique and thrilling venture. It takes an average of 5-7 years to qualify as a fully licensed guide, which ensures that those leading you on your adventure are the utmost professionals. This particular camp in Mana Pools National Park prides themselves on specialized and privately guided trips, allowing a rare freedom to adapt and enhance the enjoyment of each group.