13 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

13 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Zimbabwe route planner
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Fly to Livingstone, Drive to Victoria Falls
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Victoria Falls
— 2 nights
Fly
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Wedza
— 2 nights
Drive
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Nyanga
— 1 night
Drive
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Chiredzi
— 1 night
Drive
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Bulawayo
— 3 nights
Drive
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Matobo National Park - The Matopos
— 3 nights
Drive to Joshua Mqabuko Nkomo International Airport, Fly to London

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Victoria Falls — 2 nights

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.
On the 27th (Tue), surround yourself with nature on African Exodus Safaris, browse the exhibits of Prime Art Gallery, and then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park. Keep things going the next day: wander the wide-open spaces of Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, see the world from above with a helicopter tour, then identify plant and animal life at Wildlife Areas, and finally push the limits with an extreme tour.

To see other places to visit, more things to do, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls vacation builder site.

London, UK to Victoria Falls is an approximately 17.5-hour combination of flight and car. Due to the time zone difference, you'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Victoria Falls. Expect warmer weather when traveling from London in September: highs in Victoria Falls hover around 38°C, while lows dip to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 28th (Wed) so you can fly to Wedza.
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Wedza — 2 nights

Wedza is a district in the province of Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe. Start off your visit on the 29th (Thu): stroll through Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation.

For traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Wedza trip planning tool.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Wedza by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of bus and taxi. Expect slightly colder temperatures when traveling from Victoria Falls in September; daily highs in Wedza reach 31°C and lows reach 14°C. You'll set off for Nyanga on the 30th (Fri).
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Nyanga — 1 night

Nyanga is a town in Zimbabwe. On the 1st (Sat), make a trip to World's View and then take in the dramatic scenery at Inyangombe Falls.

Plan my day in Nyanga using traveler tips and tourist information provided by Inspirock.

Traveling by car from Wedza to Nyanga takes 3 hours. In September, daily temperatures in Nyanga can reach 31°C, while at night they dip to 14°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 1st (Sat) to allow enough time to drive to Chiredzi.
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Chiredzi — 1 night

Chiredzi is a small town in Masvingo province in south-east Zimbabwe. Kick off your visit on the 2nd (Sun): explore the striking landscape of Gonarezhou National Park.

For other places to visit, maps, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chiredzi trip itinerary planner.

Drive from Nyanga to Chiredzi in 6.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. Traveling from Nyanga in October, things will get somewhat warmer in Chiredzi: highs are around 38°C and lows about 21°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 2nd (Sun) to allow time for the car ride to Bulawayo.
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Bulawayo — 3 nights

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.
Your cultural itinerary includes sights like Bulawayo Railway Museum and National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo. Explore hidden gems such as Ride Zimbabwe and Bulawayo Town. There's lots more to do: soothe aching muscles at The Haven Relaxation and Beauty Spa, take in the architecture and atmosphere at St Marys Cathedral, and explore the wealth of natural beauty at Matobo National Park.

For ratings, photos, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Bulawayo driving holiday planner.

You can drive from Chiredzi to Bulawayo in 6 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In October, daily temperatures in Bulawayo can reach 36°C, while at night they dip to 19°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 5th (Wed) early enough to drive to Matobo National Park - The Matopos.
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Matobo National Park - The Matopos — 3 nights

Start off your visit on the 6th (Thu): admire all the interesting features of Matobo Hills. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 7th (Fri): look for all kinds of wild species at African Wanderer Safaris and then don't miss a visit to Cecil Rhode's Burial Place.

To see ratings, traveler tips, and tourist information, you can read our Matobo National Park - The Matopos online road trip planner.

Getting from Bulawayo to Matobo National Park - The Matopos by car takes about 1.5 hours. In October in Matobo National Park - The Matopos, expect temperatures between 36°C during the day and 19°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 8th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.
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Zimbabwe travel guide

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Waterfalls · Zipline · Bridges
Tourism in Zimbabwe experienced a boost after the country's turbulent recent history seemed to settle down. Waterfalls, "Big Five" national parks, and the Eastern Highlands provide contrasting but complementary images of southern Africa, with the growing tourism infrastructure helping visitors see the best of what the country offers. Though corruption and unemployment remain everyday problems, the vast majority of Zimbabweans are a welcoming bunch, proud of the natural riches and culture of their hopeful country.
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