From the Great Zimbabwe Ruins to the impressive Victoria Falls and Lake Kariba, Zimbabwe has many natural scenic wonders, teems with wildlife and has a unique cultural history dating back hundreds of years.
A unique country rich in history, culture, wildlife and natural beauty, Zimbabwe is an adventure paradise. The Great Zimbabwe Ruins are testament to the history of a people that dates back tens of thousands of years ago. Zimbabwe has some of the most unique National Parks in Southern Africa, these include the spectacular Zambezi National Park which is home to the Victoria Falls, and the Lake Kariba Recreation Park teems with wildlife which can be seen from close range by boat.
The city of Harare is a vibrant urban city, scattered with parks and gardens where local artists display their sculptures, paintings and handmade wares or relax under the shade of the trees and enjoy a locally produced play. The people of Zimbabwe are friendly and welcoming and share a diverse culture. A really beautiful part of Africa, wild and untamed with adventure around every corner.
The Great Zimbabwe National Monument, Zimbabwe Ruins, Lake Mutirikwi, Kyle Recreation Park, Mushandike Sanctuary, Gona-Re-Zhou National Park.
Nyanga National Park, Chimanimani National Park, Gunconyaya Forest, Harleigh Farm Ruins, Lake Rusape, Mt Selinda, Big Tree Route.
Nalatale Ruins, Kwekwe Gold Mining Museum, Danamombe Ruins, Chizarira National Park, Matusadona National Park, Chete Safari Area, Antelope National Park, Sebakwe Recreation Park, Ngezi Recreation Park.
Khami Ruins, Hillside Dams, Old Bulawayo, Silozwane Caves, Hwange National Park, Victoria Falls, Zambezi Nature Sanctuary and Crocodile Ranch.
Domboshava Rock Art, Lion and Cheetah Park, Lake Chivero Game Park, Tengenenge Sculptures, Mana Pools National Park, Lake Kariba, Chinhoyi Caves Recreation Park, Gosho Park, Tsindi Ruins, Mukuyu Winery.
Zimbabwe Tourism Authority
Tel: +263 4 752 570
Tel: 011 331 3137
Tel: +49 69 920 7730
Most visitors require a 90-day holiday or 30-day business visa, both of which can be obtained on arrival. Check with your embassy before departure to see if you require a visa to enter Zimbabwe.
The Zimbabwe Dollar is the local currency and a limited number, of tourist establishments accept Visa, MasterCard, American Express, Diners Club and credit cards.
What to bring:
Summer: bring cool cotton clothing and loads of sunblock. Winter: warmer clothing with a sweater or jacket for cool mornings and evenings. Hats, sunglasses and insect repellant are necessary. Don't forget your rain-wear for the rainy season.