31 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

31 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

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31 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

Start: Nassau, New Providence Island
Fly:  32 h
1
Victoria Falls
— 6 nights
Drive:  4 h 30 min
2
Hwange National Park
— 6 nights
Drive:  5 h 15 min
3
Bulawayo
— 6 nights
Taxi + Fly:  1 h 30 min
4
Harare
— 10 nights
Fly:  32 h
End: Nassau, New Providence Island

6
nights
Victoria Falls

Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Spend the 7th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's still lots to do: explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park, wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, and take in the views from Victoria Falls Bridge.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, read Victoria Falls online road trip planner.

Nassau, Bahamas to Victoria Falls is an approximately 32- hour flight. Traveling from Nassau to Victoria Falls, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. When traveling from Nassau in August, plan for slightly colder days and much colder nights in Victoria Falls: temperatures range from 33°C by day to 11°C at night. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 8th (Sat) to allow time for the car ride to Hwange National Park.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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River Rafting & Tubing
Safaris

6
nights
Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park ©
Step out of Hwange National Park with an excursion to Painted Dog Conservation in Hwange--about 58 minutes away.

To find photos, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, use the Hwange National Park driving holiday planning app.

Traveling by car from Victoria Falls to Hwange National Park takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a daytime high around 32°C in August, and nighttime lows around 12°C. You will leave for Bulawayo on the 14th (Fri).

Things to do in Hwange National Park

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Painted Dog Conservation
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Hwange National Park ©
Hwange National Park
Painted Dog Conservation ©
Painted Dog Conservation

6
nights
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.
You'll find plenty of places to visit near Bulawayo: Naletale (in Shangani) and Matobo National Park - The Matopos (Matobo Hills & Cecil Rhode's Burial Place). Next up on the itinerary: explore the striking landscape of Matobo National Park, delve into the distant past at Dananombe Ruins, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and admire the landmark architecture of Nesbitt Castle.

For maps, ratings, reviews, and tourist information, use the Bulawayo trip itinerary tool.

You can drive from Hwange National Park to Bulawayo in 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. In August, daytime highs in Bulawayo are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 12°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 20th (Thu) to allow time to travel to Harare.

Things to do in Bulawayo

Historic Sites Parks Museums

Side Trips

Matobo National Park - The Matopos, Naletale
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Matobo Hills ©
Matobo Hills
Matobo National Park ©
Matobo National Park
Cecil Rhode's Burial Place ©
Cecil Rhode's Burial Place

10
nights
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.
Explore Harare's surroundings by going to Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation (in Wedza) and Chinhoyi Caves (in Chinhoyi). Next up on the itinerary: stroll through Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary, make a trip to Raintree Venue, walk around Lake Chivero Recreational Park, and take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ngomakurira Mountain.

To see other places to visit, where to stay, traveler tips, and other tourist information, read Harare day trip website.

Traveling by combination of taxi and flight from Bulawayo to Harare takes 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In August, plan for daily highs up to 29°C, and evening lows to 9°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 30th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Chinhoyi Caves, Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, Domboshawa Caves
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Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation ©
Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation
Thetford Game Reserve ©
Thetford Game Reserve
Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary ©
Twala Trust Animal Sanctuary

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