GPS: 18 38 55.32S, 27 05 30.27E
SIKUMI TREE LODGE
Greatest experience at Hwange National Park Zimbabwe
If you have never had the opportunity of sleeping in a tree house, a visit to Sikumi Tree Lodge, near the Hwange National Park, will put this right. The Sikumi Tree Lodge in Hwange, Zimbabwe, offers luxurious, affordable accommodation in Mangwe trees overlooking a waterhole that is very popular among the wildlife in the area.
Guests at Sikumi Tree Lodge in Hwange, Zimbabwe are housed in thatched wooden tree houses, all en-suite, with comfortable beds, glass-free windows and electric blankets in winter. Definitely not your average “Swiss Family Robinson” type of accommodation! Sikumi Tree Lodge offers the choice of bed and breakfast or full board options.
The Sikumi Tree Lodge in Hwange, Zimbabwe, offer delicious meals in the thatch and stone central bar\lounge, or you can enjoy your meal beneath the shady trees. Mealtimes at Sikumi Tree Lodge in Hwange, Zimbabwe, are usually at set times, but if your way back to camp is blocked by an elephant, don’t worry too much. Meal times can be arranged according to season or game drives.
The outdoor restaurant and bar overlook the waterhole, where you are bound to see animals sauntering closer for a drink. The perimeter of the Sikumi Tree Lodge is discreetly fenced, so the black-maned Kalahari lion visiting the waterhole will not be surprising you on your way to the swimming pool!
At Sikumi Tree Lodge you will also find a laundry and gift shop
The Sikumi Tree Lodge in Hwange is located in a private game reserve bordering the Hwange National Park with no fence in between. You therefore have the opportunity of viewing game in two reserves, both famous for the huge numbers of elephant, leopard, wild dog, lion, giraffe, to name but a few species. Guests can self-drive or take part in a guided drive in an open four-wheel drive safari vehicle from Sikumi Tree Lodge. Early morning, late afternoon and night game drives are offered at Sikumi Tree Lodge. You can also experience the African bush on guided safari walks. The guides at the Sikumi Tree Lodge are all knowledgeable and very friendly.
Most people first visit the Victoria Falls before the visit Hwange National Park and Sikumi Tree Lodge. We believe that A'Zambezi River lodge on the banks of the Zambezi River a few km upstream from Victoria Falls is the best hotel in this area. If you cannot afford Sikumi Tree Lodge consider Hwange Safari Lodge who offers hotel style accommodation in this famous game park. After your visit to Hwange your next stop might be Lake Kariba where Cutty Sark Hotel is a affordable hotel in Kariba with views over the lake. If you are flying in from an international destination Harare Cresta Lodge the capital city of Zimbabwe might be perfect for your first night.
From Sikumi Tree Lodge it will take you just about two hours to reach Mowana Safari Lodge on the banks of the Chobe River in Botswana.Chobe National Park is as Hwange one of Southern Africas highlights and we recommend at least two nights at Mowana. From Chobe National Park you will need to drive via the Caprivi to the Western panhandle of the Okavango Delta where Drotsky's Cabins near Shakawe is both a paradise for birders and fresh water fishermen. If you however decided to visit Gaborone the capital city Mokolodi Nature Reserveoffers self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation in a nature reserve 12 km south of the capital city of Botswana.
In Namibia Sikumi Tree Lodge recommends lodges and other accommodations such as the luxury Canon Lodge near the Fish River Canyon. This lodge offers unique accommodation in caves style rooms. At Sossusvlei you will find the worlds highest sand dunes and here we believe that Sossusvlei Lodge at Sesriem will be your pereferd accommodation. If you drive from Sossusvlei to Cape Town theOrange River Lodge at Noordoewer offers self-catering ( self contained ) accommodation halfway between Sossusvlei and Cape Town. Windhoek is named after a farm Winterhoek. Accommodation in Windhoek include guesthouses, self-catering and five star hotels.
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