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IN-HOUSE ACTIVITIES AVAILABLE AT GORGES LODGE AND LITTLE GORGES LODGE
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Visit to the local village
As an important component of Imvelo’s program to actually involve local communities in tourism our guests can enjoy a visit to nearby Chisuma Village to gain insights into some of the real life daily activities of a typical Zimbabwean rural community. Part of the tour includes a spontaneous visit to an individual household where our guests are welcomed and invited to join some of the traditional daily activities such as crushing grain into meal, ploughing the fields and brewing beer
Imvelo has made huge inputs into the schools surrounding our lodges, and providing you visit on a week day, you can also visit our local primary school. Our teachers love their pupils to interact with our guests as a way to practice their language skills and broaden horizons. Part of the visit includes a welcome song and dance performance by the children as well as a class interaction, usually around an atlas or their school books
Not available during school holidays
Our talented team of dancers come from villages within walking distance of Gorges Lodge and love to entertain our guests in the evenings. Sebenze and his troupe perform just after sundown and their energetic dance and drum routine is vibrant and interactive - so don’t be surprised if you get pulled in to join the fun!
Verreaux’s Eagle viewing with sundowners and snacks
A pair of Verreaux's Eagles nest in the gorge at the lodge and provide our guests with amazing displays of their aerobatic skills and courtship rituals, often at eye level. Evenings are their hunting time so sit back with sundowners and snacks as these magnificent birds soar past on thermals whilst hunting in the gorge. The eagles are not the only birds resident here – lanner falcons, peregrine falcons and augur buzzards also call the gorge home and the interspecific interactions are a highlight when the eagles stray too close to the falcons’ nests.
Gorge walk with snacks
The lodge is set in a magnificent and lush indigenous garden with stunning views across the gorge and of the pounding Zambezi River 200 metres below. Explore the area around the lodge accompanied by a guide and when you’re done enjoy refreshments and freshly prepared snacks while you watch the sun set at Peregrine Point.
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