Cradled between the Zambezi and Limpopo Rivers lies Zimbabwe, more affectionately known as the “Gem of Africa”. Home to an abundance of spectacular tourist destinations, the diversity of this exquisite country will leave you reeling.
Zimbabwe is home to the Victoria Falls, officially the largest waterfall on the planet. Spanning 2km in width, the monstrous cascade is undoubtedly one of the most astounding forces of nature. The misty cloud that is created where the water plunges into the Zambezi gorge can be seen over 30kms away. If it’s not already on your bucket-list, it should be.
Boasting some of the most fascinating wildlife and game viewing in Southern Africa, Zimbabwe is where you’ll find many national parks like the bountiful wildlife sanctuary, Hwange National Park. View the legendary Big Five, as well as a cacophony of birdlife, and feel the true essence of the African bushveld.
Every corner of Zimbabwe has something else to offer. From the 2 billion year old rock formations at the Matobo National Park in the west, to Great Zimbabwe, an ancient city made of stone, in the east, there is no shortage of places to explore in this diverse country.
The people of Zimbabwe are known for their warm welcome and friendly disposition. Wherever your travels take you in this spectacular country, one thing you can always be sure of is the outstanding hospitality of the Zimbabwean people.
Accommodation in Zimbabwe has many of the same characteristics as the country itself. Warm, welcoming and diverse, you can’t go wrong when choosing from self catering units, safari lodges, guest farms or hotels in Zimbabwe. Victoria Falls hotels, self catering and guest houses are some of the most incredible the country has to offer, especially if you want to be apart of the bustling tourist hub. Alternatively, the energy of a Zimbabwean city is something not to be missed, in which case backpackers, guest lodges and hotels in Harare are the way to go.
Zimbabwe’s tourism industry is going from strength to strength. With unparalleled natural wonders, an excellent community feeling and a culture so captivating it’s hard to stay away, Zimbabwe is well established as a top-class destination in African.
Fish off a houseboat in Lake Kariba, discover the ways of an ancient civilization at Great Zimbabwe, feel the spray of the jaw-dropping Victoria Falls on your face. With such a vast range of options, the only difficulty will be knowing where to start.