In the extreme north of Zimbabwe, you will find one of the country’s wildest National Parks, Mana Pools. Those seeking a true wilderness experience with an ‘off the beaten track’ ambience will be perfectly at home in this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Set on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River across from Zambia’s Lower Zambezi National Park, sits this biodiverse area, Mana Pools – land of the grey giants! The huge elephants in the area are known to stand on their hind legs and feed off the Park’s numerous albida trees. Mana Pools is also well known for lion and leopard sightings along with the endangered wild dogs.
The Zambezi River has changed course over the years, and this has formed four large pools within the Park. ‘Mana’ in Shona (one of the main Zimbabwean languages) means four. These pools coupled with the mighty Zambezi provide Mana Pools with an abundance of water access for both vegetation and animals. Due to the Park’s thin vegetation, and of course incredible game and exceptional safari guides, walking is a major highlight. The safari guides are renowned for being highly trained and passionate, and will ensure unforgettable experiences.
John’s Camp is one of the lodges in this stunning location..
John’s Camp is a semi-permanent tented camp situated within Mana Pools.The Zambezi River forms a natural boundary between the 2 countries with Mana on the southern banks. Mana Pools National Park is one of the most beautiful game reserves in Africa. This charming 12-bed camp offers an intimate experience with exceptional service, game viewing and guides.
Accommodation: 6 twin/double en suite tents under fly sheets, with large gauze windows. Tents can be converted into a triple to accommodate a child.
Facilities: Flush loo with overhanging bucket shower and full amenities. There is a running water basin inside the tent and a canvas hand basin on the verandah.
Note: There is no WIFI or telephone reception
Activities: Walking, day game drives, fishing, night spent in a gauze pop-tent star gazing, bush breakfasts and lunches. No night drives. Activities are between 0600 & 1800hrs or depending on time of year (sunrise & sunset to determine this).
All Meals & Drinks: Rate is fully inclusive with premium drinks available on request e.g. champagne and exquisites.
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