8 days in Zimbabwe & Mozambique Itinerary

8 days in Zimbabwe & Mozambique Itinerary

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8 days in Zimbabwe & Mozambique Itinerary

Start: Vilanculos, Mozambique
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Vilanculos, Mozambique
— Few hours
Drive:  10​h 30​min
2
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
Drive:  3​h 45​min
3
Kariba, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
Drive:  8​h 15​min
4
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 5 nights
End: Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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Vilanculos, Mozambique

Vilanculos
Tourism in Vilanculos, a small town on the coast of Mozambique, owes much to its convenient location as a base for exploring the Bazaruto Archipelago, a national park.
To see where to stay, more things to do, photos, and other tourist information, read our Vilanculos trip builder tool .

In August, plan for daily highs up to 77°F, and evening lows to 61°F. You will leave for Harare on the 1st (Thu).

Things to do in Vilanculos

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Harare, Zimbabwe

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.
On the 2nd (Fri), take in the exciting artwork at The Shona Sculpture Gallery and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN.

For where to stay, traveler tips, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Harare online trip maker .

You can fly from Vilanculos to Harare in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive. Traveling from Vilanculos in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be a bit cooler in Harare, with lows of 47°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Fri) so you can drive to Kariba.

Things to do in Harare

Zoos & Aquariums Parks Shopping
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Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN ©
Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN
The Shona Sculpture Gallery ©
The Shona Sculpture Gallery

1
night
Kariba, Zimbabwe

Kariba
Kariba is a town in Mashonaland West province, Zimbabwe, located close to the Kariba Dam at the north-western end of Lake Kariba, near the Zambian border. To find ratings, more things to do, and other tourist information, read Kariba holiday planning app .

Getting from Harare to Kariba by car takes about 4 hours. Other options: do a combination of flight and car; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Harare in August, things will get somewhat warmer in Kariba: highs are around 84°F and lows about 61°F. You'll set off for Victoria Falls on the 3rd (Sat).

Things to do in Kariba

Nature Parks
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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.
Step off the beaten path and head to Nature & Wildlife Tours and Siduli Hide. Escape the urban bustle at Safaris and Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park. There's much more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports, explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, and meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

For photos, more things to do, traveler tips, and more tourist information, read Victoria Falls online travel planner .

Traveling by combination of car and flight from Kariba to Victoria Falls takes 5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or drive. Traveling from Kariba in August, you can expect nighttime temperatures to be slightly colder in Victoria Falls, with lows of 50°F. On the 8th (Thu), you're off tohome.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Nature & Wildlife Tours
Scuba & Snorkeling

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