Somalisa Camp

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Why you'll love it here

  • Enjoy the exclusive offers and superb safari experience from this three-time award-winning tented camp
  • Soak up the breathtaking views of the golden savannah plains from your intimate tented suite
  • Relax in the eco-friendly camp, awarded the first GOLD Green Tourism Certification
  • Marvel at the unique sights of the camps own elephant pool

Louise

Travel Specialist

I'm here to tailor-make your perfect Zimbabwe holiday. Give me a call and I'll use my expertise to create your personalised experience.

Included in your holiday

  • Lounge passes and meet & greet service in UK airports
  • Transfers to and from your hotel
  • All flight luggage allowances
  • Personal concierge service
  • 24/7 assistance when travelling
  • Full ATOL protection

Full accommodation information

Set in Africa's wildlife-rich Hwange National Park is the intimate and eco-friendly bush camp, Somalisa Camp. If you’re searching for the perfect place to relax with your loved ones with the bustle of African wildlife just a stone’s throw away, opt to have your unique safari getaway here, where tranquillity meets exhilarating adventure.

It’s not every day that you can listen to the roar of a lion and watch the elephants cool off in the water pool whilst sipping on your favourite drink, but with Somalisa Camp, this can become reality. This camp is renowned for making your stay as magical as it can be, with a home-away-from-home feeling from the staff that become family by the end of your stay.

Stay in the Luxury Sail Tents, where you’ll find everything you need to keep you comfortable in the national park. Soak in the soothing earth tones of the décor that is accentuated by the authentic, Zimbabwean materials, organic features and a contemporary twist. Here, you’ll have the unrivalled view of the elephant pool, where you’ll find yourself unable to peel your eyes from as you watch the herds take a dip, cooling off from the glorious African heat.

Take guided excursions through the safari with a knowledgeable guide, who is a passionate storyteller of their surroundings. Whether you choose to take a walking tour or a safari game drive, you won’t be short on breathtaking encounters with the fascinating wildlife. See migrating zebra, prowling lions, wandering giraffes and if you take a look to the sky, you might even see the African finfoot or goliath heron.

Swimming Pool

Laundry Service – Complimentary

Game Drives and Safari Walks

Enjoy morning, daytime, and night game drives to see the best of the wildlife in Hwange National Park. Explore the bush alive with diverse predators, wildebeest, and much more from majestic elephants to the zebra herds and endangered roan antelope. The game drives are the perfect way to explore the wildlife up close in a safe way led by your expert guide’s who are passionate about wonders of the African bush, telling you everything you need to know and answering all your curious questions. Alternatively to the game drives, you can put on your most comfortable boots and take a guided walk to marvel at nature with the African soil beneath your feet. Hwange National Park is home to a vast variety of bird species that you can discover on your travels. If you’re a lover of birding, this camp might be the best choice for you, with sightings of the racket-tailed roller or kori bustard.

Guided Cultural Village Tours

Somalisa Camp works closely with their community, and wants to share with you the wonderful cultures of the villages surrounding their camp. The camp wants to share this with you as it gives them the opportunity to show you the importance of being self-sustainable.

Zimbabwe travel information

  • Time zone: +2 GMT
  • Flight time: 14-15 hours
  • Recommended airlines: British Airways, Emirates
  • Currency: Zimbabwean Dollar, US Dollar, Euro, South African Rand, Botswana Pula, British Pound
  • Tipping guideline: Depends on the service
  • Health considerations: There is a risk of dengue. There is a risk of malaria in Zimbabwe. In the Zambezi valley, the risk is throughout the year. There is a high risk of malaria in areas below 1,200m from November to June. There is a low risk of malaria in these areas during the rest of the year (July to October). There is very low risk of malaria in Harare and Bulawayo. There is no risk of yellow fever in Zimbabwe, however, yellow fever vaccination is required for travellers arriving from countries with risk of yellow fever transmission.
  • Capital: Harare
  • Population: 17,020,321
  • National languages: English, Shona, Ndebele
  • Electricity and plugs: Type D, G, 220V
  • Mobile phone coverage: Good coverage
  • UK passport visa requirements: You need a visa for Zimbabwe if you have a British passport - on arrival

Want to know more?

Call our Travel Specialists for a chat with our Zimbabwe experts. They'll share their first-hand insights so you can find your perfect holiday.

Monday - Friday: 9am - 7:30pm

Saturday: 9am - 5pm

Sunday: 10am - 4pm 

Louise

Travel Specialist

Not sure where to stay in Zimbabwe? I'm here to help. Give me a call and I'll share my first-hand insights to find your perfect spot.

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