Ruckomechi Camp

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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

A&K Top Tip

Experience the "bath-with-a-view", set up in a secluded scenic spot a favourite activity with guests.

Guest Testimonial

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

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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.


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Fly to

Livingstone (Zambia) or Victoria Falls (Zimbabwe) via Johannesburg

Flying time

12 hrs 15 mins

time difference

GMT+ 2 hrs

Visas

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.

Health Requirements

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. 

Weather

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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