Zimbabwe Travel Guide

Although Victoria Falls is its most popular attraction, Zimbabwe has much more to offer. Home to five World Heritage sites, the country is blessed with incredible scenery and game viewing.

Hwange National Park is close to the Falls, and home to one of the continents largest surviving wild dog populations. Further afield is Lake Kariba, Mana Pools and the Great Zimbabwe Ruins.

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Discover Zimbabwe

Spot the Big Five in one of Zimbabwe’s National Parks, visit World Heritage listed sites and stand in awe of the astounding Victoria Falls on a holiday to Africa.

Things to do in Zimbabwe

  • See the best of Victoria Falls with a guided tour
  • Enjoy a drink as you take a tranquil cruise along the Zambezi at sunset
  • Experience spectacular views of the falls from above with a helicopter flight
  • Test your nerves with one of the many adrenaline filled activities
  • Relax on the grassy shores of Lake Kariba, watching the wildlife go by
  • Look out for the Big 5 in Hwange National Park
  • Appreciate the luxury of a traditional steam train dining experience
  • Witness the wonder of the Great Zimbabwe Ruins
  • Go on the search for both black and white Rhinos in Matopos National Park

Getting There

By Air – Victoria Falls Airport is an easily accessed location from the UK and Africa alike. It is a fantastic add-on with direct flights from many countries, including south Africa, Kenya and Botswana. From the UK you can expect the journey to take around 17 hours.

Light aircrafts also make for luxury transfers within the country.

By Road – The drive between the airport and Victoria Falls is under 30 minutes, and Hwange is roughly 2 hours away. You can also gain access into Botswana from here, taking only 90 minutes to reach Chobe National Park.
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Zimbabwe - More Holiday Options

Choose from thrilling safari experiences, unforgettable day tours and comfortable game lodges.
Ask your travel consultant to combine any of these to create your perfect holiday to Zimbabwe.

Coronavirus – Notice for Customers

We are currently contacting all customers whose holiday may be affected by the current travel restrictions in place due to the coronavirus (Covid-19) outbreak.

For the latest Government advice regarding travel to any particular country please visit the Gov.uk website: https://www.gov.uk/foreign-travel-advice

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