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ELEPHANT CAMP
Victoria Falls

This luxury tented camp with views of the Vic Falls spray and bushveld is the perfect place for a romantic getaway

2 Night Fly in Package From 

R16,787pps

Valid: 1 April - 31 Oct 2017

 

R14,457pps

Valid: 1 - 20 Nov 2017

FEATURES
Luxury tented accommodation
Private plunge pools
Beautiful bushveld location
Private satellite camp for families

Elephant Camp video

Elephant Camp Package

This package includes:
  • Return ex Johannesburg to Victoria Falls on BA Comair
  • Airport taxes
  • Return road transfers from Victoria Falls airport to Elephant Camp
  • 2 nights accommodation
  • All meals, local brand drinks & house wines, complimentary mini bars in the rooms
  • Two transfers to Victoria Falls town per day
  • In house activities : meet the Wild Horizons elephants, sundowners at the Batoka Gorge, birding and nature walks on the concession
  • Lunch at the Lookout Cafe - on request (Including drinks)
  • 1 luxury Zambezi River cruise. Park fees of $10 pp are payable direct
This package excludes:
  • The package excludes items not mentioned and visa costs (where applicable)
  • Zambezi River usage fees of $10 per person are payable in cash direct before the cruise
Please note:
  • The above package is quoted on a restrictive fare which requires full payment within 24 hours
  • Prices are quoted per person sharing
  • This package is valid for all passport holders
  • This package is available without flights. Just let us know on your request and we will send you a quote without flights
  • Rates will vary if the costed class of flight is not available on the dates you have chosen or if there has been rate of exchange fluctuations or a change in the airport taxes
  • This package is quoted on BA Comair fares. BA Comair flies every day but there will be a difference in the cost of the package

Only 10 minutes from the centre of Victoria Falls, Elephant Camp is a luxury bushveld retreat on a private concession that is bordered by the Zambezi Gorges and Masuwe River.

 

Camp facilities at a glance:
  • The main area of the lodge features an indoor and outdoor dining area whith expansive views over the bushveld and the spray of the falls in high water season
  • Special emphasis is placed on food at Elephant Camp with seasonal produce from the lodge garden incorporated into the menus. Guests can enjoy meals at the main lodge either on the deck with the views of the spray to compliment your meal or indoors if the weather doesnt allow for al fresco dining. You may also choose to dine privately on deck of your room
  • The lodge overlooks a waterhole that is frequented by wildlife and the herd of Wild Horizons elephant that live on the property
In-room comforts at a glance:
  • There are 12 tents which can accommodate up 24 guests in luxurious bedioun style tents
  • Each tent has a spacious bedroom, small private lounge area, en suite bathroom with shower and bath, deck, outdoor shower and private plunge pool
  • The tents are airconditioned plus there is a fan for your comfort
  • A stocked mini bar and beverage station add to the creature comforts
  • Families with children over 7 years are accommodated at Elephant Camp West which have an extra room in addition to the above

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 .
Health   
  • 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.
  • Visa and MasterCard credit cards are accepted at Elephant Camp
  • 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.

Weather
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)

Clothing
Victoria Falls is a casual tourist town so shorts and T shirts are perfectly acceptable attire everywhere. The heat of summer calls for light clothing while winter nights and early mornings can be cold and jackets will be needed. Dont forget to take a good sun hat and sunglasses!

References
If you would like an impartial reference on Malanga Africa please step by the South African consumer website Hello Peter - www.hellopeter.com