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Why we like it
- Activities include wildlife viewing in open 4x4 vehicles, on motorised pontoon boats, walking and canoes
- The area is renowned for large numbers of elephant, buffalo, hippo and eland, especially in the winter when they concentrate along the river
- Spend time in the infinity swimming pool overlooking the mighty Zambezi
- Enjoy star gazing on a cushion strewn deck to marvel at the Southern Hemispheres night skies
Experience the "bath-with-a-view", set up in a secluded scenic spot a favourite activity with guests.
Just a short note to thank you for all your efforts in putting together our itinerary for our honeymoon. We had the most utterly fantastic time and we were impressed time and again by the A&K service; all of the transfers happened perfectly and we were looked after from the minute our journey began. We also got a sense that we were staying in places that we would not have found had it not been booked through you. In par
Ruckomechi Camp lies on the banks of the Zambezi in a private concession on the western boundary of Mana Pools National Park. 10 spacious en-suite tents including a honeymoon suite all with views of the Zambezi River. All of the safari tents have indoor and outdoor showers. The central dining, bar, library and lounge areas face the escarpment and are connected to the rest of the camp by low-level walkways that minimise the environmental impact. Ruckomechi Camp has aimed to be as environmentally friendly as possible - hot water and lighting for each unit is provided by solar power.
Livingstone (Zambia) or Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) via Johannesburg
12 hrs 15 mins
GMT+ 2 hrs
Required for UK passport holders
The UNIVISA system (which allowed travellers to enter both Zimbabwe and Zambia using a dual visa) is currently suspended. If you’re travelling between Zimbabwe and Zambia (more than one entry either way), you should get a double entry visa for both countries. Both Zimbabwe and Zambia issue double entry visas at ports of entry.
Yellow fever certificate required if travelling from an endemic area
Best time to travel
Apr-Jun when the water levels are at their greatest at Victoria Falls and large herds of animals can be seen in Hwange National Park.
The best time to travel is between April and June, there is little to no rain and the Falls are at their fullest. These are the winter months therefore temperatures will only peak at around 20°C, although days are clear and bright.
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