17 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

17 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

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Route & dates

1
Harare
— 5 nights
2
Bulawayo
— 3 nights
3
Victoria Falls
— 6 nights

5
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.
Step out of Harare to go to Wedza and see Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation, which is approximately 1h 45 min away. Next up on the itinerary: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary, explore the fascinating underground world of Domboshawa Caves, look for gifts at kiki's gallery, and browse the exhibits of The Shona Sculpture Gallery.

To see photos, traveler tips, other places to visit, and other tourist information, go to the Harare trip itinerary planner.

Philadelphia, USA to Harare is an approximately 30-hour flight. Traveling from Philadelphia to Harare, you'll lose 7 hours due to the time zone difference. Prepare for much hotter weather when traveling from Philadelphia in December: high temperatures in Harare hover around °F and lows are around °F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Tue) so you can travel to Bulawayo.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Wildlife Nature

Side Trips

Domboshawa Caves, Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation
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Ngomakurira Mountain ©
Ngomakurira Mountain
Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation ©
Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation
Lion and Cheetah Park ©
Lion and Cheetah Park

3
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.
Get out of town with these interesting Bulawayo side-trips: Matobo National Park - The Matopos (Cecil Rhode's Burial Place & Matobo Hills). There's still lots to do: explore the striking landscape of Matobo National Park, admire the striking features of Nesbitt Castle, learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and see the interesting displays at Bulawayo Railway Museum.

For photos, traveler tips, where to stay, and other tourist information, you can read our Bulawayo online trip maker.

You can fly from Harare to Bulawayo in 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. December in Bulawayo sees daily highs of °F and lows of °F at night. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 13th (Fri) early enough to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Bulawayo

Historic Sites Museums Parks

Side Trip

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

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.
Victoria Falls is known for nature, adventure, and wildlife. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: take a memorable tour with Tours, see some colorful creatures with a scuba or snorkeling tour, see exotic creatures in open habitats at a safari tour, and snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge.

To find where to stay, ratings, maps, and other tourist information, read our Victoria Falls trip itinerary app.

Traveling by flight from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °F, and evening lows to °F. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 19th (Thu) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park ©
Walking tours
Zipline

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