A landlocked country in southern Africa known for its dramatic landscape and diverse wildlife, much of it within parks, reserves and safari areas. On the Zambezi River, The popular destination Victoria Falls makes a thundering 108m drop into narrow Batoka Gorge, where there’s white-water rafting and bungee-jumping, Zambezi Cruises & other interesting activities. Downstream are Matusadona and Mana Pools national parks, home to hippos, rhinos and birdlife. Zimbabwe is a vibrant land with stunning landscapes, impressive national parks and welcoming people.
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Matopo Hills & National Park
Matopos or the Matobo hills are an extensive granite rock outcrop which was formed thousands of years ago. These impressive kopjes stretch for over 30 kilometres. They are located in the Matobo National Park in Bulawayo 2nd capital City in Zimbabwe] and they have a historical and cultural significance to Zimbabwe. The hills have got as strong historical back ground they were a Ndebele stronghold in the 1800 ‘s and were the site of the second Ndebele war.
The great colonialist Cecil John Rhodes is buried in the area as well. The hills have archaeological relevance as they prove the existence of San communities in the region as there are several rock paintings which are over 2000 years old. Matobo National Park is well known for its black and white rhino, the grave of Cecil Rhodes, San rock art and its never ending landscape of rock formations.
The national park is rich in wildlife as well and you will have much to see including, Sable, hyenas, giraffe and the white Rhino. You can also enjoy a horseback safari which enables you to get up close to the wildlife as well as camping overnight in the beautiful African surroundings. A visit to Matopos will be eye opening and a definite must see for those keen to explore some local history. Bulawayo is an attractive city with a number of excellent museums (Bulawayo Railway and the Natural History); Khami Ruins World Heritage sites.
It is a place of geological interest which is characterised by dolomite and limestone caves, these are an intriguing place whose main attraction is a deep blue natural pool; they say the Sleeping pool as it is called [because of its quietness], the pool maintains the same temperature all year round. The caves have a mystical appeal about them as local elders believe they are sacred. A visit to Chinhoyi caves will be a chance to hear about the historical significance of the caves as well as folklore surrounding this mysterious place.
The Domboshava Caves are the perfect place for a day outing if you are in Harare. A family friendly place which combines some natural beauty, boundless outdoor space to stretch your legs and just far enough from the hustle bustle of the Capital. Domboshava is some 28kilometres from Harare; the Hills are a historical and cultural monument. The Caves are located on a granite hill which features some impressive Stone Age rock paintings. Fun activities to do include picnics, walks, curio shopping and the Hill is a great sunset view location!
The Eastern or ‘East African Highlands’ is a mountain range in the east of Zimbabwe and one of four distinct physiographic divisions on the African continent. It extends for about 300 kilometres along Zimbabwe’s eastern border with Mozambique.Hiking in the Chimanimani Mountains – The Chimanimani Mountains form Zimbabwe’s border with Mozambique in the Eastern Highlands part of the country. They are an ideal place for hikers, as they are Zimbabwe’s highest Quartzite peaks with amazing views. Chimanimani is also home to the impressive Bridal Veil Falls. Visitors can also go exploring in neighbouring Chipinge. Many rare species of trees are found in the Chirinda forest such as wild orchids and cycads. Another big attraction is the Big Tree which is a red mahogany that is over a thousand years old!!
The Mutarazi Falls are the highest waterfall in Zimbabwe falling at a whopping 762 Metres. They are not wide by world standards but they are a place of awesome beauty, they are found on the Mutarazi river which runs through the fertile and stunning Nyanga National Park in the Eastern Highlands Province of Zimbabwe. Adventure activities to expect are, hiking in the area surrounding the Falls, wild water rafting, and kayaking.
The Vumba Mountains are a scenic place in the Eastern highlands, southwest of Mutare. A lush place which experiences a pleasantly cool climate almost all year round. Vumba has some stunning valleys, mountain views and awesome hiking trails through lush forests. The Vumba is also home to an impressive botanical garden which has a rich collection of azaleas, orchids, proteas and many more flower/plant species. Not too far from the Mountains in Vumba, is Leopard Rock Hotel that has one of the most stunning golf courses in the world, with breath-taking views at every hole!!
The Great Zimbabwe Ruins are a historical site which is well worth a visit, the stone buildings were built in the 11th century and consist entirely of stone with no mortar and are one of the oldest ruins in Southern Africa. The large stone city was a thriving political centre during that era. The name Zimbabwe came from the stone structures which are known as ‘’dzimba dzamabwe’ which means houses of Stone. The Masvingo ruins became a World Heritage Site in 1986. You will get a chance to explore this ancient city and hear a little about the people who occupied it. Book with us and enjoy the amazing
Hwange National Park
Hwange is the largest wildlife Park in Zimbabwe, it is teeming with different animals from lions, giraffe, wildebeest, over 100 mammal species in all. Hwange also has the largest elephant population in Zimbabwe. The park offers rugged camping sites as well as developed facilities, picnic sites and hosts several luxury lodges. If you visit the park you will will enjoy walking safaris, trekking the painted dog, birding, camping under the stars, game drives and cultural visits to surrounding villages.
The best way to experience the beautiful lake Kariba is a houseboat weekend, a unique way to relax and enjoy the water up-close, a definite must try when visiting Zimbabwe. If you have more time, spend five days on a houseboat, parking every night in a different spot to view the game in the Matusadona National Park, allowing you to get very close to the wild life. Enjoy fishing off the small tender boats provided during the day, and then relax on the comfortable deck at night and enjoy the sunset and sounds of nature surrounding you!! Lake Kariba is the world’s largest man-made lake and reservoir by volume. It lies 1300 kilometres upstream from the Indian Ocean, along the border between Zambia and Zimbabwe.
A trip to Kariba is incomplete if one does not visit the Dam site where guides will gladly share more on the Nyaminyami snake God, a mythical entity which locals believe protects the area and lived in the waters years ago. The town of Kariba, built at the site of the hydro-electric dam across the Zambezi River, is a focus for many travellers around the world. Kariba is now a small and spread-out resort town which is the starting point for tourism activities centered on the lake of the same name.
The Falls, known by the local Kololo tribe as Mosi oa Tunya- The Smoke that thunders, is one of the “Seven Wonders of the World” and one of the largest and most spectacular waterfalls on earth. Zambezi National Park together with Victoria Falls National Park cover an area of 56,000 hectares. The northern border of the Park is formed by the great Zambezi River which also forms the border between Zimbabwe and Zambia for much of its length. A wide variety of larger mammals may be found within the Zambezi National Park including The Big Five: elephant, lion, buffalo, leopard and white rhinoceros. In addition, herds of sable antelope, eland, zebra, giraffe, kudu, waterbuck and impala as well as many of the smaller species of game can be viewed.
The Zambezi River is home to a large variety of fish and is famous for its bream and fighting tiger fish. Zambezi National Park has two main game-viewing sections: the Zambezi River Game Drive, with an extensive network of roads along the river accessed through the main gate of the Park, and the 25 kilometre Chamabondo Game Drive in the southern part of the Park, which begins about 5 kilometres outside of Victoria Falls town – just off the main road to Bulawayo. Book with us and enjoy memorable life experience.
MANA Pools National Park
Mana Pools National Park is in the far north of Zimbabwe. It includes the south bank and islands of the Zambezi River, which forms the border with Zambia. The park is known for wildlife visibility beside the river and in the flood plains. Large populations of elephants, hippos and Nile crocodiles gather at sunrise in the Long Pool. In the park’s south, lions wait for prey around the waterhole at Chitake Spring. During the rains, most of the big game animals move away from the river and into the escarpment. They start returning to the riverine areas from around April, as the pans in the bush dry up.
As the year progresses, increasingly large herds of elephants and buffalos are seen, as well as kudu, eland, waterbuck, zebra, impala and many other antelope. The game is very relaxed about people on foot, making Manapools one of Africa’s best national parks for walking safaris
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