Zimbabwe is an expansive and vibrant country that consists of many glorious landscapes and fascinating wildlife. One of the premier spots in Zimbabwe is the spellbinding Victoria Falls, nicknamed ‘The Smoke That Thunders’, and makes for one of the most beautiful photographic experiences in all of Africa. There are plenty of amazing scenes in addition to The Falls, such as the brilliant and expansive Hwange National Park that boasts an array of fascinating and remarkable wildlife in a completely picturesque setting. The Photographic Safaris Zimbabwe packages include tours of the magnificent tours for your perfect photographic safari experience.
The beautiful Victoria Falls is a remarkable natural site to view and to photograph. The Victoria Falls actually makes up five different waterfalls, and four of them are located in Zimbabwe – The Devil’s Cataract, Main Falls, Horseshoe Falls and Rainbow Falls. The Falls are stunning and truly make for the perfect photographic experience. The Victoria Falls Hotel is one of the oldest hotels in Zimbabwe and offers 5-star luxury and elegance right near the Falls. This hotel is the premier accommodation for guests when visiting the Falls and the beautiful 1904 mansion evokes a sense of yesteryear as soon as you enter. As well as taking photographs of the Falls and the dense vegetation that surrounds it, you will also be able to enjoy activities such as water rafting, or even just enjoying a high tea at the hotel.
Another fantastic setting to have a photographic safari is the Hwange National Park which is the largest national park in Zimbabwe, and has been a national
park since 1929, acting as a royal hunting ground before for a 19th century Ndebele king. The park boasts over 100 different mammal species and 400 bird species, making it a haven for anyone wanting a truly stunning photographic experience. Hwange National Park is renowned for its beautiful elephant herds and the park has one of the largest elephant populations in the world. The elephants are their pride and joy and conservation efforts are put into place to protect them. Wildlife photographs in the park will be relatively easy to take as the animals are definitely not camera shy. The photography sessions will take place on safari drives and you will get to ample time to take as many photographs as you can.
Nature reserves are usually the best place to conduct a photographic safari and Zimbabwe has an abundance of them. Mana Pools National Park, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and one of the most beautiful locations in Zimbabwe, is one of the most renowned national parks in the country. The park boasts an array of big mammals, as well as hundreds of birds and brilliant plant life. The park also has the unique feature of four large pools that have formed inland from the Zambezi River. These pools attract plenty of wildlife including elephants, hippos, crocodiles, as well as birdlife. Mana Pools has a diverse range of landscapes, making it a fascinating place for a photographic safari as it provides a selection of things to photograph. The landscape changes from the Zambezi River to thick forest to vast woodlands, creating a hub of animal activity which in turn makes for excellent photography sessions. The park has old river terraces throughout, on which tourists can walk on, unaccompanied, and have the thrilling experience of meeting face to face with some of the smaller non-predatory mammals, creating a brilliant photo-op.
Our Photographic Safaris Zimbabwe packages can be tailored to suit you and your photography level. There are plenty of beautiful and unique sights in Zimbabwe and the natural wildlife is protected and in abundance. You have the chance to build up a photography portfolio with a vast array of pictures from the glorious and awe-inspiring Victoria Falls to the distinctive pools of Mana Pools National Park and all the animals you can imagine roaming free around the stunning Hwange National Park.
Photographic Safaris Zimbabwe provides an amazing safari adventure for you that is memorable and unlike any other. Zimbabwe has sights that cannot be experienced anywhere else in the world, and here at East Cape Tours we are giving you the chance to capture the best of Zimbabwe with your cameras.
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