Explore  &  Experience Zimbabwe

$2,850.00

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Day 1 Harare

You will be met upon arrival at the Harare International Airport, from where you will be transferred to a very comfortable lodge in the suburb of Greendale on a Bed and Breakfast basis.

One of our experienced travel consultants will meet you, to advise you on everything you want to know about your trip.

You will receive all your travel documents, i.e. vouchers for accommodation, a road map, a detailed itinerary, a list of phone numbers and contact details of all service providers.

Depending on your time of arrival there may be some time to visit Harare. It has some interesting historical sites like the Parliament Building in the centre, the so-called Kopje, from which you have a magnificent view over the city. The Botanical gardens are beautiful during any time of the year. The Domboshava rock paintings are well known for its quality and its stunning surroundings. There are various markets and shopping centres to be visited.

Harare has a vibrant night life with life performances of all sorts of art forms (music, arts, theatre).

Day 2 Eastern Highlands

An easy drive of about 4 hours takes you to Nyanga National Park. Nyanga is known for its spectacular views with wonderful names: Worlds View, Honde View, Pungwe View and Mutarazi View. In Nyanga National Parks there is Mount Inyangani: the highest mountain in Zimbabwe, with a fairly easy climb, except when it rains

Day 3 Eastern Highlands Historical

History left its marks in the whole area. There are remnants of early settlers: forts, the so-called pit structures, all quite well documented in the Ziwa museum. Near Rhodes Nyanga Hotel there is another museum, telling the stories of Cecil Rhodes who left part of his legacy in Nyanga.
You would like to have tea and scones at one of the resorts, and warm yourself at the cosy fireplace, or something more challenging: try trout fishing in the crystal waters

Day 4 Chimanimani : A Hikers’ Paradise

Chimanimani is a paradise for hikers and birders it’s a haven of peaks, trails and a haven of culture and people! The views are different than those in Nyanga. This is raw nature. Nothing rolls here, things peak right up to heaven so it seems. Get to explore the  Haroni and Rusitu Forest reserves are worth visiting as well, especially for birders.

Day 5 Great Zimbabwe

After breakfast you depart for Masvingo, the home of the famous Great Zimbabwe Ruins. The drive is about 350 km, and takes about 4 to 5 hours, on a quiet road with great landscapes.
Zimbabwe – meaning big house made of stone – derived its name from the massive stonewalls found at Great Zimbabwe. Historians and archaeologists are still excited about this place as it tells a history of where Zimbabwe s culture started from.

Day 6 Bulawayo

Depart for Bulawayo, the second city of Zimbabwe; a drive of about 4 to 5 hours.

On arrival you can take a relaxed short walk in the city centre, which has a great variety of historical buildings, one of them the famous national gallery. A visit to the Natural History Museum is an attractive option.

After lunch we  drive to Matopos National Park from Bulawayo centre takes about 45 minutes.

Once you have seen the landscapes In Matopos you will understand why John Cecil Rhodes wanted to be buried in its granite rocks. Worlds View offers views you have never seen before.

Day 6 Matopos

Today we spend a full day exploring Matopos National Park. Another must is to go on foot, with a guide, to trace the White Rhino. And our rock paintings tell you stories of the far behind past.
What a memorable experience for you to cherish another great way to spend the day is cycling and mountain sliding to bring out the child in you as you slide down the slippery water slide.

Day 7 Hwange National Park

After breakfast you will depart for Hwange National Park which will take about 4 hours.

Hwange National Park is the largest national park of Zimbabwe (1.5 million hectares). It has a great diversity of wildlife, and has more than 200 bird species.
It is this unique wildlife experience where you can get to be at one with nature and get a chance to see the big five.

Day 8 Hwange National Park

Today you will spend time in the national park either on a walking safari or by a waterhole watching the animal come for their refreshing drink.

Day 8 Victoria Falls

After breakfast you depart for the journey of about 2 hours to the Victoria Falls.

The Victoria Falls don’t need much introduction, they are known all over the world.
This is adventure capital of Zimbabwe:rafting, kayaking, canoeing, horse riding, and other exciting activities with weird names: Bungi Jump, Zip Line, Cable Slide and the Gorge Swing.

For the less adventurous there are boat cruises, game drives in Zambezia National Park, interaction with elephants and lions, and helicopter rides over the falls. There is simply too much to mention all.
All activities can also pre-book activities at time of booking this tour.

Day 9 Victoria Falls

Optional activities in Victoria Falls

Day 10 Departure

Departure heading for home

Prices per person, based on 2 people sharing.

All prices are indicative prices, depending on availability of accommodation.