Kariba, Zimbabwe

When you've done it all but your heart longs for a real, remote African experience without forfeiting creature comforts... come to Changa.

3 night package from: 


Valid: 1 Dec 2016 - 9 Jan 2017

A true wilderness experience
No tourist hordes here!

Luxury bush experience
Wildlife and tigerfishing available

Changa Camp package

The safari package includes
  • Return flights ex Johannesburg-Harare 
  • Airport taxes
  • Return scheduled flights on Air Zimbabwe from Harare-Kariba
  • Return boat/road transfers
  • 3 Nights accommodation
  • All meals
  • Up to 3 activities per day
  • Tea/coffees & laundry
  • Park fees
  • Lake usage fees
  • Fishing licenses
The safari package excludes
  • Domestic departure tax US$30pps 
  • Anything not mentioned above 

If your idea of an ideal African safari doesn’t involve loads of other tourists then Changa Safari Camp in the wild and beautiful Matusadona National Park on the shores of Lake Kariba might just be the ideal place for you.

This is a luxury camp offering excellent wildlife, a chance to catch a Tigerfish and to escape the crowds in a pristine setting. This is one of Africa’s best safari destinations. The emphasis at Changa is to provide guests with a personalised safari experience so where possible your activity schedule will be planned around your personal requirements and time lines.

Camp facilities at a glance:
  • Main guest area where the lounge, dining room, bar area an library are housed have vistas over Lake Kariba
  • A swimming pool with a view over the shoreline
  • The camp has electricity via a combination of solar power and generator.
  • A laundry service is available to guests at Changa
  • Guests can choose from game drives, safari walks, bird watching, fishing and cruises on the lake
In-room comforts at a glance:
  • There are only 6 double en suite tented rooms with private veranda, outdoor bath and shower as well as 2 family tents, also with private veranda, outdoor bath and shower
  • All tents are mosquito-proofed and there are fans for your comfort during the hot months.

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How to make a booking
  • Upon your confirmation that you would like to proceed with a booking your Maplanga consultant will send you a booking form to confirm your holiday.
  • We will require the full names of the people travelling as the names appear in the passport in order to book flights. You can either send us passport copies or send us the names by email.
  • Please note name changes cannot be made after the tickets have been issued.
  • Once a booking is made by you and the travel details confirmed to us we will send you an invoice with our full details indicated.
  • The advertised package is based on flights with restrictive rules. The airlines require payment for flights within 24 hours of making the booking and we will require a deposit to cover the payment. Once flights are paid they are non refundable. If you prefer more flexibility a higher class of flight must be used.
  • If a deposit is not received within the stipulated period the flights will cancel. We would then have to rebook the flights and this may result in the costed class being no longer available which would affect the cost of the package.
  • Final payment is required a month prior to travel or as the terms and conditions of the service provider/s dictate.
  • When full payment has been made we will send your e-tickets & travel vouchers to you. If you prefer they can collected from our offices in North Riding Estates .
  • Visitors flying directly into Victoria Falls Zimbabwe do not require a Yellow Fever innoculation.
  • Victoria Falls is a malaria area contact your doctor or travel cinic for suitable medication prior to travel.
  • We recommend that all travellers take out comprehensive travel and medical insurance. Speak to your Maplanga consultant if you would like further information on the Oojah Travel insurance we offer.
Passports and visas
  • You must have a current passport that is valid for 6 months after travel.
  • There must be at least two empty pages in your passport
  • South African passports require not visas to enter Zimbabwe.
  • Many nationalities including US, British, Australian and Canadian can purchase their visas on arrival or online. Please have cash for this. Passports requiring a pre bought visa include Greece, Colombia, India. A Univisa is available for travellers who wish to include Zambia in their itineraries.
Money, currency and credit cards  
  • Zimbabwe currently has no currency of its own. All major currencies are accepted for payment but the currency of choice is the USD as all prices are denoted in USD.
  • All major credit cards are accepted at the big hotels in Victoria Falls including The Victoria Falls Hotel.
  • We recommend that you take along some small denominations of USD currency to pay for small incidentals, park fees and curio purchases as the local vendors do not have credit card facilities.

Victoria Falls is a summer rainfall area. The weather is mild in the day and cool at night in winter (May, June July) and warm to hot for all other months with October traditionally being the hottest month of the year when temperatures rise to the late 30's (Celsius)

Victoria Falls is a casual tourist town so shorts and T shirts are perfectly acceptable attire everywhere. The only exception is the Livingstone Room at The Victoria Falls Hotel while no longer as formal as days gone by, has a dress code of smart casual.

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