Matobo Hills, Matobo National Park - The Matopos

#2 of 12 in Historic Sites in Zimbabwe
Must see · World heritage site · Historic Site · Geologic Formation
Tour the granite kopjes and forested valleys at Matobo Hills, formed several billion years ago when granite was forced to the surface. The boulders and thickets of vegetation serve as a home to animal species like the black and white rhino, sable antelope, and wildebeest. Explore the caves and rocks adorned with paintings and carvings dating back to the Stone Age, their motifs of prehistoric life etched into the stone. Locals still use the hills as a sacred place, with shrines linked to traditional social activities. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Matobo National Park - The Matopos trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • The area is drought-ravaged, so it's especially sad seeing it during the 3rd winter with no decent recent rains. Having said that, the landscape is breathtaking and apparently home to the highest...  more »
  • The Lodge is in the park and a short drive from Cecil Rhodes grave. The staff were young, energetic, welcoming and complied with covid requirements discreetly and carefully. Decor is simple...  more »

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