Mopane Canoeing - Mana Pools - Chewore

Canoeing the Lower Zambezi from Mana Pools to Chewore - Spectacular Geographical Features and amazing wildlife.


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Collection Points: Lusaka or Kariba

Minimum / Maximum Participants: Two / Eight
Minimum Age Limit: 14 years (no maximum)

Time allowed on the day of departure for last minute drinks shopping.

Passport: these must not be taken on the river but can be left in the office with other valuables.

Explorer Safaris: A safari where everyone helps in setting up their own tents.

Luggage allowance of 10 kgs on the river.

Animals: Elephant, buffalo, impala, waterbuck, hippo, crocodile and plentiful birdlife.Lion, leopard and painted hunting dog are
more difficult to see.

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Rates Mana - Chewore

Low Season 1 Nov - 30 June
US$ 600 | € 450 per person for 4 days
Regional $ 510

High Season: 1 July - 31 Oct
US$ 705 | €530 per person for 4 days
Regional $ 560

E and O.E

Departs: Thurs / Fri / Sun

Rates Include:

Road transfers to and from the safari from Kariba - e.g. from Chirundu / to Mana Pools.

All meals.

Drinks: Cordials not minerals.There is no alcohol, other than wine with dinner each evening.

All canoeing equipment: The canoes are two-man Canadian-style canoes, and the paddles are American Carlisle paddles.

All camping equipment: Two-man dome tents, sleeping bags, liners, mattress, mosquito net, fly sheet, ground sheet and tarpaulin (in case of rainy weather).

Fully qualified canoe guides.


Depart at 08h30 for last minute shopping before setting off for the river and the start of your canoe safari.Our group will be transferred in open 4 x 4 vehicles to Nyamepi (Mana Pools Main Camp).Paddling begins at 14h30 until early evening where we overnight on Nyamatusi Island.

DAY 2 - 25 KMS

Wake up at 05h30 to tea/coffee and biscuits before a short morning's paddle.We will stop for breakfast on the banks of the river or island, then canoeing resumes at 09h30.After lunch and a short siesta, canoeing continues until early evening where we will set up camp at G - Camp in the channels.

DAY 3 - 20 KMS: Schedule is the same as for day 2.Overnight on Chewore high sand bank.

DAY 4 - 7 KMS

After a leisurely start and breakfast, we break camp and sett off at approx. 08h00.Arrive at Chewore at 10h00, where canoes and equipment are loaded up for th return trip to Kariba.

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