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How to Plan Your Zimbabwe Tour?
Best Time to Visit: Dry Season from May to October
Major Cities for International Flights: Victoria Falls, Harare (the capital), Bulawayo
Visa: All travelers must have visas to enter Zimbabwe, which can be obtained at the airport or other ports-of-entry. Visa cannot be applied in advance through the Zimbabwean Embassy presently.
Money Tips: The legal tender is Zimbabwe dollar (ZWL), but the main currency in circulation is U.S. dollars. You can easily exchange the currency at ATMs or the bureau de change in major cities.
Explore Zimbabwe's most stunning sight - the Victoria Falls, full of wildlife and adventure opportunities, like rafting, bungee jumping and high wire activities. It is one of the world’s greatest natural spectacles.
Deepen your understanding of Africa by adding a number of national parks to enjoy safari tours. The most popular parks are Hwange and Matobo, where you can have close looks at the Big Five animals and spectacular granite rocks.
10 Days or More
Take a panoramic tour to travel around Zimbabwe to see its best, including ancient past exploring in Great Zimbabwe Ruins, sunbathing and wildlife spotting in Lake Kariba, together with the waterfalls and national parks.
Trip Planning FAQs
What are the major national parks in Zimbabwe?
Victoria Falls National Park: It contains the world's biggest and most impressive waterfall, along with a variety of wildlife.
Hwange National Park: The country's biggest game reserve offers spectacular safari tours ensuring close looks of varying species of wildlife.
Matobo National Park: Home to endangered rhinos and various birds of prey, this World Heritage-listed national park is also famous for the grand granite rocks.
Mana Pools National Park: It is known for its large herd of elephants, numerous lion and leopard sightings, and is one of the best places in Africa to find endangered wild dogs. You can also experience the jungle in an immersive way in this park.
What language is spoken in Zimbabwe?
English, Shona, and Ndebele are the country's most spoken national languages.
Is it safe to take a Zimbabwe tour?
Zimbabwe's political situation has improved and is safe to visit in our opinion as long as you join in an organized safari or tour. Your guide will keep you safe at all times. Be sure to listen carefully to your guide's instructions and follow the rules of the parks. On self-drive safari, don't drive too close to animals and only park in designated safe areas. Pickpocketing is occasional in the cities, but visitors on a guided tour are mostly sheltered from that. It's fine to walk around the city alone during the day, but we still recommend you to consult your hotel about the local safety advice.
How to get to and travel around Zimbabwe?
Zimbabwe has three major airports: Robert Mugabe International Airport in Harare, Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport in Bulawayo and Victoria Falls International Airport in Victoria Falls. There are also some domestic airports which are convenient for travelers to fly to tourist attractions. It also has ten main border posts where you can enter Zimbabwe from its neighboring counties like South Africa, Botswana or Mozambique. As for the transportation within Zimbabwe, flights, private drives or buses are easily accessed.