Horseback Safaris Zimbabwe Africa

Mavurandona is a pristine wilderness of more than 600 sq km. where deep river valleys bisect towering rock faces and grass covered mountains.

Balanced on the escarpment of the famous Zambezi Valley. 180 km north of Harare, Zimbabwe

- No generators, no lights,

Mavuradona horse safari

- no traffic , no jets

just solitude and plenty of wild animals, " as the gods designed earth", perfect peace and harmony

Undoubtedly, the Mavuradonha Mountains are one of Zimbabwe's hidden treasures (even to locals) and Mana Pools one of the best game parks anywhere on earth

On a fine steed, you can ride for days exploring Miombo and Mushanje woodlands with orchids, water berry, palms and wild fruit which support generous pickings for elephant, buffalo, eland, sable, kudu, zebra and many other species

* Start and end Harare

* Activities - horse riding flat water canoeing and walking

* Required riding ability: intermediate to advanced

* Guests accompanied by experienced horse guides, professional walking and river guides

Sample Itinerary Horse Safari - 3 nights / 4 days


Mavuradona Rates 2011

US$250 per day Min 2 clients

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Kopje Tops

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Interior Chalet

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Elephants encounter

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Elephant walk Kopje

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On arrival at Harare airport you will be met and transferred by road to the Mavuradonha Mountains, a 3 hour drive to Kopje Tops Lodge — is a magnificent stone and thatch structure sitting high amongst the trees.

1 Night at Kopje Tops Lodge (inclusive all meals, local drinks and beverages)

Relax in the comfort of the lodge or get to know your horse with an afternoon ride before drinks and dinner.

This 3 level lodge is where you meet for meals and drinks

Accommodation is in 6 chalets scattered at the base of Kopje Tops, sleeping up to 12 guests all with full en suite and hot showers.

Day 2 and 3: - Bat Caves Camp

2 Nights at Bats cave camp (inclusive all meals, local drinks and beverages).
Includes route on horse back from Kopje Tops Lodge in the direction of the Tingwa River,

Includes tracking Elephant and other game,
Visiting cave paintings,
Swimming in waterfalls,
And having 600km of mountainous wilderness to explore.

Bat Caves Camp is a more rustic yet very comfortable bush camp situated a day’s ride from Kopje Tops Lodge.

After a long day in the saddle you will appreciate the hot bucket showers, comfy beds and wholesome, freshly prepared meals. Set above the Tingwa River, and very remote, all our supplies will be brought in via porter or pack-horse as there are no roads.

Day 4: Kopje Tops Lodge

After breakfast, at 07h30, the professional guide will work out the route along the valleys, mountains and rivers for the horse ride back to Kopje Tops Lodge

. Some routes are mountainous with precipitous paths, some quick and relatively easy. Some are best for rock paintings, others meander along rivers lined with tall waterberries and through open vleis. There are at least ten different ways back through eight different valleys ensuring you never take the same path home. Arrive back into Kopje Tops at approx 16h30.

1 Nights at Kopje Tops Lodge (inclusive all meals, local drinks and beverages)




Tour Specials

Mobile Safaris

Chobe Lodges

ss Chobe-Marina

ss Chobe Chilwero

ss Chobe Safari Lodge

ss Elephant Valley Lodge

ss Garden Lodge

ss Kings-Den

ss Kubu Lodge

ss Lesoma

ss Mowana

ss Muchenje Safari Lodge

ss Yawning Hippo

Chobe Houseboats

ss Moli

ss Mukwae

ss Voyager

ss Zambezi-Queen

Okavango Delta

ss Baines

ss Chitabe-Camp

ss Chitabe-Lediba

ss Crocodile

ss Gunns

ss Jump-Street

ss Maun Lodge

ss Mombo-camp

ss Mombo-Little

ss Pom-Pom

ss Santawani

ss Stanleys Camp

ss Vumbura-Plains

ss Xigera

Pan Handle

ss Drotsky

ss Xaro

Okovango HouseBoats

ss Inkwazi

ss Inyankuni

ss Kubu Queen

ss Ngwesi

Linyati Lodges

ss Kings-Pool

ss Savuti-Camp

Central Lodges

ss Ellie-Sands

ss Gweta

ss Mankwe

ss Nata


ss Dumela

ss Woodlands

Nat Parks

ss Chobe

ss Kalahari

ss Kavango Zambezi

ss Kgalagadi

ss Linyati

ss Makgadikgadi

ss Mashatu

ss Moremi

ss Okavango

ss Shashe River


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