16 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

16 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

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1
Hwange National Park
— 1 night
2
Victoria Falls
— 4 nights
3
Kariba
— 1 night
4
Harare
— 2 nights
5
Mashonaland East Province
— 1 night
6
Chimanimani
— 1 night
7
Chiredzi
— 1 night
8
Matobo National Park - The Matopos
— 1 night

1
night
Hwange National Park

Hwange National Park ©
On the 16th (Thu), tour the pleasant surroundings at Painted Dog Conservation. On your second day here, stroll around Hwange National Park.

To see reviews, other places to visit, maps, and other tourist information, read Hwange National Park online travel route builder.

Sydney, Australia to Hwange National Park is an approximately 24-hour combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Sydney to Hwange National Park is minus 8 hours. Traveling from Sydney in July, expect nights in Hwange National Park to be about the same, around °C, while days are a bit warmer, around °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) to allow enough time to drive to Victoria Falls.

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

4
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.
Get outdoors at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Safaris. Step off the beaten path and head to Scuba & Snorkeling and Crocodile Park Victoria Falls. There's lots more to do: take a memorable tour with Tours, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, view the masterpieces at Prime Art Gallery, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

To find photos, more things to do, other places to visit, and tourist information, use the Victoria Falls vacation app.

Traveling by car from Hwange National Park to Victoria Falls takes 4.5 hours. Alternatively, you can take a train. In July, daily temperatures in Victoria Falls can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 21st (Tue) so you can go by car to Kariba.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Scuba & Snorkeling
Safaris

1
night
Kariba

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. On the 22nd (Wed), don't miss a visit to Kariba Heights View Point and then explore the activities along Lake Kariba.

To see traveler tips, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read our Kariba trip itinerary builder app.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Kariba by car takes about 8.5 hours. Other options: do a combination of car, flight, and bus; or do a combination of train, car, and ferry. Traveling from Victoria Falls in July, plan for a bit warmer nights in Kariba, with lows around °C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 22nd (Wed) early enough to go by car to Harare.

Things to do in Kariba

Nature Parks
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Lake Kariba ©
Lake Kariba
Kariba Heights View Point ©
Kariba Heights View Point

2
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.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Thu): stroll through Thetford Game Reserve, thenget advice or help at National Archives of Zimbabwe, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary. Here are some ideas for day two: explore the different monuments and memorials at National Heroes Acre, make a trip to Raintree Venue, thenlook for gifts at kiki's gallery, and finally get advice or help at Mt Pleasant Library.

Plan trip to Harare with our itinerary maker to find out where to go and what to do.

Traveling by car from Kariba to Harare takes 4 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car, bus, and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Prepare for a bit cooler weather when traveling from Kariba in July: high temperatures in Harare hover around °C and lows are around °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 24th (Fri) to allow time to drive to Mashonaland East Province.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Shopping
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Thetford Game Reserve ©
Thetford Game Reserve
Raintree Venue ©
Raintree Venue
kiki's gallery ©
kiki's gallery

1
night
Mashonaland East Province

Mashonaland East Province ©
Kick off your visit on the 25th (Sat): tour the pleasant surroundings at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation.

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Traveling by car from Harare to Mashonaland East Province takes 2 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of train and taxi. In July, daytime highs in Mashonaland East Province are °C, while nighttime lows are °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 25th (Sat) so you can drive to Chimanimani.

Things to do in Mashonaland East Province

Parks Wildlife
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Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation ©
Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation

1
night
Chimanimani

Chimanimani ©
Chimanimani District is a mountainous area in the province of Manicaland, eastern Zimbabwe. Kick off your visit on the 26th (Sun): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Chimanimani Mountains National Park.

To see traveler tips, photos, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Chimanimani journey planner.

Traveling by car from Mashonaland East Province to Chimanimani takes 5.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi, train, and car. Traveling from Mashonaland East Province in July, expect a bit warmer with lows of °C in Chimanimani. Finish your sightseeing early on the 26th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Chiredzi.

Things to do in Chimanimani

Nature Parks
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Chimanimani Mountains National Park ©
Chimanimani Mountains National Park
Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

1
night
Chiredzi

Chiredzi ©
Chiredzi is a small town in Masvingo province in south-east Zimbabwe. Start off your visit on the 27th (Mon): explore the striking landscape of Gonarezhou National Park.

For other places to visit, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Chiredzi trip tool.

You can drive from Chimanimani to Chiredzi in 4 hours. When traveling from Chimanimani in July, plan for a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Chiredzi: temperatures range from °C by day to °C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 27th (Mon) so you can drive to Matobo National Park - The Matopos.

Things to do in Chiredzi

Nature Parks
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Gonarezhou National Park ©
Gonarezhou National Park

1
night
Matobo National Park - The Matopos

Matobo National Park - The Matopos ©
Start off your visit on the 28th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Cecil Rhode's Burial Place. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: admire all the interesting features of Matobo Hills.

For maps, where to stay, photos, and more tourist information, read Matobo National Park - The Matopos trip planner.

You can drive from Chiredzi to Matobo National Park - The Matopos in 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of bus and taxi; or do a combination of train and taxi. Expect a bit cooler temperatures when traveling from Chiredzi in July; daily highs in Matobo National Park - The Matopos reach °C and lows reach °C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 29th (Wed) to allow enough time to travel back home.

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

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