Matobo Hills, Matobo National Park - The Matopos

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#2 of 13 in Historic Sites in Zimbabwe
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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  • Interesting area rock paintings from the early san tribes quite well preserved. But by far the best is walking to see the white Rhino. My guide took me to meet the wonderful anti poaching guards who.....  more »
  • We had a really lovely day here, with the help of truly professional guides who came up from Bulawayo. The park is extensive and, unlike most African parks, the visit is more about the landscape than....  more »
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