8 days in Zambia & Zimbabwe Itinerary

8 days in Zambia & Zimbabwe Itinerary

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Lusaka, Zambia
— 1 day
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Livingstone, Zambia
— 1 night
3
Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
5
Harare, Zimbabwe
— 1 night

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Lusaka, Zambia

Lusaka ©
Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
On the 9th (Mon), tour the pleasant surroundings at Parays Game Farm Wildlife Sanctuary and then take in the exciting artwork at 37D Gallery.

To see more things to do, other places to visit, ratings, and tourist information, read Lusaka visit planner.

Bhopal, India to Lusaka is an approximately 21.5-hour flight. Due to the time zone difference, you'll gain 3.5 hours traveling from Bhopal to Lusaka. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 9th (Mon) to allow time to travel to Livingstone.

Things to do in Lusaka

Parks Wildlife Museums
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37D Gallery ©
37D Gallery

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Livingstone, Zambia

Livingstone ©
Tourism in Livingstone, a town nestled on the Zimbabwean border, thrives largely thanks to the nearby Victoria Falls.
On the 10th (Tue), paddle through the water with a kayaking and canoeing tour and then admire the sheer force of Victoria Falls.

To see maps, traveler tips, ratings, and tourist information, refer to the Livingstone visit planning website.

Fly from Lusaka to Livingstone in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. In December, plan for daily highs up to °C, and evening lows to °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 10th (Tue) early enough to drive to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Livingstone

Tours Outdoors Adventure
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Victoria Falls ©
Victoria Falls
Kayaking & Canoeing

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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.
On the 11th (Wed), snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, thenadmire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks. Here are some ideas for day two: take an exotic tour of a safari tour, thenview the masterpieces at Prime Art Gallery, thenlearn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally see the world from above with a helicopter tour.

For where to stay, photos, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls holiday planning app.

Victoria Falls is very close to Livingstone. While traveling from Livingstone, expect a bit warmer days and about the same nights in Victoria Falls, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 12th (Thu) so you can travel to Bulawayo.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

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

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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

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.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Fri): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Matobo National Park, and then examine the collection at Bulawayo Railway Museum.

To see ratings, where to stay, reviews, and other tourist information, read Bulawayo online trip maker.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Bulawayo can reach °C, while at night they dip to °C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 13th (Fri) so you can travel to Harare.

Things to do in Bulawayo

Museums Parks Nature
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Matobo National Park ©
Matobo National Park
Bulawayo Railway Museum ©
Bulawayo Railway Museum

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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.
Start off your visit on the 14th (Sat): take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Ngomakurira Mountain and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary.

To find more things to do, maps, ratings, and other tourist information, refer to the Harare trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Bulawayo to Harare takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. While traveling from Bulawayo, expect a bit cooler days and about the same nights in Harare, ranging from highs of °C to lows of °C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 14th (Sat) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Harare

Parks Nature Wildlife
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Ngomakurira Mountain ©
Ngomakurira Mountain

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