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Bomani Tented Lodge

Google coordinates: s19 04 56 e027 27 26, Hwange

This luxurious tented lodge in Hwange is situated in a private concession on the edge of the magnificent Ngamo Plain, in the remote and unspoilt south eastern corner of Hwange National Park. Bomani Tented Lodge is famous for its unique scenery as well as its large herds of elephants and all other animals and birdlife resident in Hwange. Our fully licensed and knowledgeable guides will treat you to a safari experience you will never forget!


LOCATION

•    Ngamo Gate , Hwange National Park, Matabeleland North Province, Zimbabwe

•    4 hour road transfer from Victoria Falls or Bulawayo   •  1 hour small plane charter from Victoria Falls or Bulawayo

•    Latitude: -19.078192° longitude: 27.460497°


FACILITIES

•    Main lodge comprising open fronted thatch building with teak viewing deck

•    Bar, lounge and dining room with overhead fans

•    Limited cell phone reception but no WiFi

ACTIVITIES:

GAME DRIVES

•    Traditional open safari vehicles driven by licensed experienced guides

•    Morning drives with tea, coffee and biscuits and afternoon drives with drinks and cooked snacks

•    Land Cruisers seat up to 9 guests and Land Rovers seat up to 7 guests

GAME WALKS

•    Conducted by a fully licensed and highly experienced professional guide

•    Usually undertaken in the mornings 
•    Ideal for photography of big game on foot

NIGHT DRIVES

•    Night drives within the lodge’s private concession to view the array of wildlife, particularly nocturnal creatures

•    Usually undertaken upon return from the afternoon activity or alternatively after supper, particularly when lion are heard calling nearby.

GAME VIEWING BLINDS

•    For the hard core photographers we have game viewing blinds at some of our waterholes ideal for wildlife photography.

PUMP RUNS

•    Imvelo Safari Lodges operate 8 waterholes for the wildlife in this region of the National Park, the furthest of which is 55 km away.  A popular activity is to take an all day trip into the Park to visit the waterholes to drop off fuel and oil for the motors as well as rations and supplies for the pump attendants

•    A picnic lunch is then enjoyed near one of the waterholes followed by a leisurely game drive back to lodge in the afternoon.

SCHOOL TOURS AND VILLAGE VISITS

Fifteen minutes drive from the lodge our guests have the opportunity to enjoy a real life look at village life in rural Matabeleland. A fascinating experience of a variety of typical daily village activities is followed by a tour of one of the nearby schools conducted by the Headmaster where guests are given the opportunity to hear traditional songs sung by the children and enjoy a ‘class interaction’.

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Accommodation type Luxury Camp
Hotel season All year
Check in 14:00
Check out 12:00
Pets Pets are not allowed in this hotel.
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Date Thursday, 11 April 2013

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Terms and conditions

ALL RATES ARE -

Quoted in USD

Inclusive of 2% tourism levy

Subject to availability


RATES INCLUDE

Luxury accommodation - at least two activities per day - laundry service - 3 meals daily - local beverages - transfers to/ from the lodge airstrip or Halfway House Hotel on the Victoria Falls road


RATES EXCLUDE

Curio shop purchases - premium wines and imported liquor - telephone calls - lodge transfers - National Park entry fees - gratuities


PAYMENT

• Pre payment of total accommodation is required prior to arrival

• Extras such as park entry fees may be settled in camp but we cannot accept credit cards


CANCELLATION POLICY

• 30 days prior to arrival: 75% refund
• 15 days prior to arrival: 50% refund

• 7 days prior to arrival: 25% refund
• Within 7 days of arrival and non arrivals: no refund


CHILDREN

•Children under the age of 7 are only allowed by special arrangement and providing parents sign a disclaimer

•This is subject to restrictions, particularly to do with private dining options and a separate vehicle for game drives and is at the sole discretion of lodge management

• Children aged 12 and below pay 50% and must share with an adult

• Up to 2 children may share a suite with an adult


THINGS TO BRING

• Sunhat, sunglasses and sunblock cream

• Binoculars, cameras and chargers preferably with 12vDC capability too

• Comfortable walking shoes • Light, neutral coloured clothing

• Warm and windproof jackets essential particularly from May to September


HOW TO GET THERE

• 1 hr small plane charter from Victoria Falls - can be arranged by Imvelo Safari Lodges

• 4 hr road transfer from Victoria Falls or Bulawayo - can be arranged by Imvelo Safari Lodges


AIRSTRIPS

• Bomani: grass clay strip, open from April to November only. One thousand metres long

GPS : S 19 degrees 04.882 minutes E 027 degrees 27.394 minutes.

(Be aware that the Bomani air strip is open only seasonally. During the rainy season light air charters usually land and take off from Sipepa - about 1 hour drive from camp)

• Sipepa Air strip: gravel, open year round. One thousand one hundred metres long

GPS - S 19 degrees 17.078 minutes E 027 degrees 39.120 minutes

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Location LocationHwange
Address AddressGoogle coordinates: s19 04 56 e027 27 26
Owner OwnerImvelo Safari Lodges
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