16 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

16 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

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16 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
+2
Train + Foot + Fly:  3 h
1
Harare
— 1 night
Drive:  2 h 30 min
2
Mana Pools National Park
— 7 nights
Drive:  2 h 30 min
3
Harare
— 1 night
Drive:  3 h
4
Masvingo
— 2 nights
Drive:  4 h 15 min
5
Bulawayo
— 1 night
Drive:  1 h 15 min
6
Matobo National Park - The Matopos
— 3 nights
Taxi + Fly:  3 h 15 min
7
Harare
— Few hours
+2
Fly + Foot + Train:  3 h
End: Johannesburg

1
night
Harare

Harare ©
Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
You've now added Ngomakurira Mountain to your itinerary. Start off your visit on the 23rd (Sat): look for gifts at Simpli Simbi and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ngomakurira Mountain.

For traveler tips, other places to visit, maps, and more tourist information, read Harare attractions planner .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Harare is an approximately 3-hour flight. You can also drive; or do a combination of train and car. In May, plan for daily highs up to 27°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Sat) so you can go by car to Mana Pools National Park.

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Nature Parks Shopping
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Ngomakurira Mountain ©
Ngomakurira Mountain
Simpli Simbi ©
Simpli Simbi

7
nights
Mana Pools National Park

Mana Pools National Park ©
When in Mana Pools National Park, make a side trip to see Mutorashanga Quarry in Gweru, approximately 1h 10 min away.

To see reviews, photos, traveler tips, and more tourist information, you can read our Mana Pools National Park route builder .

You can drive from Harare to Mana Pools National Park in 2.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. On the 30th (Sat), you're off toHarare.

Things to do in Mana Pools National Park

Nature Parks

Side Trip

Mutorashanga Quarry
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Mutorashanga Quarry ©
Mutorashanga Quarry

1
night
Harare

Harare ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ngomakurira Mountain.

To see photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Harare trip itinerary maker website .

Traveling by car from Mana Pools National Park to Harare takes 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Cap off your sightseeing on the 31st (Sun) early enough to go by car to Masvingo.

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Parks Nature Wildlife
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Ngomakurira Mountain ©
Ngomakurira Mountain

2
nights
Masvingo

Masvingo ©
Masvingo is a town in south-eastern Zimbabwe and the capital of Masvingo Province. On the 1st (Mon), delve into the distant past at Great Zimbabwe National Monument. Here are some ideas for day two: stroll around Kyle Recreational Park.

To see other places to visit, traveler tips, reviews, and other tourist information, go to the Masvingo day trip planning site .

Drive from Harare to Masvingo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can take a bus. In May, plan for daily highs up to 28°C, and evening lows to 11°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Tue) to allow enough time to drive to Bulawayo.

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Nature Wildlife Parks
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Kyle Recreational Park ©
Kyle Recreational Park
Great Zimbabwe National Monument ©
Great Zimbabwe National Monument

1
night
Bulawayo

Bulawayo ©
A vacation in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city, offers a pleasant base for wider explorations of some of the country's national parks and game reserves.
On the 3rd (Wed), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum.

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You can drive from Masvingo to Bulawayo in 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and flight; or do a combination of taxi and train. In June, daily temperatures in Bulawayo can reach 27°C, while at night they dip to 9°C. On the 3rd (Wed), wrap the sightseeing up by early afternoon so you can drive to Matobo National Park - The Matopos.

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Museums
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
nights
Matobo National Park - The Matopos

Matobo National Park - The Matopos ©
On the 4th (Thu), you'll have a packed day of sightseeing: don't miss a visit to Cecil Rhode's Burial Place and then contemplate the long history of Matobo Hills.

For ratings, maps, reviews, and tourist information, go to the Matobo National Park - The Matopos sightseeing app .

Traveling by car from Bulawayo to Matobo National Park - The Matopos takes 1.5 hours. In June, daytime highs in Matobo National Park - The Matopos are 27°C, while nighttime lows are 9°C. On the 6th (Sat), you'll travel to Harare.

Things to do in Matobo National Park - The Matopos

Nature Historic Sites Parks
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Matobo Hills ©
Matobo Hills
Cecil Rhode's Burial Place ©
Cecil Rhode's Burial Place

few
hours
Harare

Harare ©
Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Ngomakurira Mountain. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Sat): take in the awesome beauty at Ngomakurira Mountain and then browse the collection at Mt Pleasant Library.

To find where to stay, more things to do, ratings, and other tourist information, read our Harare online sightseeing planner .

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Matobo National Park - The Matopos to Harare takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of taxi and bus. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 6th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Harare

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Ngomakurira Mountain ©
Ngomakurira Mountain

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