10 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

10 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

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10 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

Start: Victoria Falls
Fly:  1​h 45​min
1
Harare
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h
2
Chimanimani
— 2 nights
Drive:  7​h 45​min
3
Bulawayo
— 3 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
4
Victoria Falls
— 3 nights
End: Victoria Falls

1
night
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.
Kick off your visit on the 1st (Sat): learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN, relax in the rural setting at Tengenenge Farm, and then get lost in a book at Mt Pleasant Library. Keep things going the next day: explore the different monuments and memorials at National Heroes Acre, explore the galleries of National Gallery of Zimbabwe, take in the exciting artwork at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, then explore the world behind art at Chapungu Sculpture Park, and finally pause for some serene contemplation at Catholic Cathedral.

To find more things to do, where to stay, photos, and tourist information, you can read our Harare day trip planner.

Victoria Falls to Harare is an approximately 2-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a train. Traveling from Victoria Falls in June, you will find days in Harare are slightly colder (25°C), and nights are about the same (7°C). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Sun) so you can travel to Bulawayo.

Things to do in Harare

Museums Shopping Parks
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The Shona Sculpture Gallery ©
The Shona Sculpture Gallery
National Gallery of Zimbabwe ©
National Gallery of Zimbabwe
National Heroes Acre ©
National Heroes Acre

2
nights
Chimanimani

Chimanimani ©
Chimanimani District is a mountainous area in the province of Manicaland, eastern Zimbabwe. Your day-by-day itinerary now includes Bridal Veil Falls. Kick off your visit on the 3rd (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Bridal Veil Falls.

For other places to visit, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, use the Chimanimani trip planner.

You can drive from Harare to Chimanimani in 5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and car. Plan for a bit warmer nights when traveling from Harare in June since evenings lows in Chimanimani dip to 13°C. On the 4th (Tue), you'll travel to Bulawayo.

Things to do in Chimanimani

Nature Parks
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Bridal Veil Falls ©
Bridal Veil Falls

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.
Museum-lovers will appreciate Natural History Museum and Bulawayo Railway Museum. Step out of the city life by going to Matobo Hills and Matobo National Park. There's more to do: stroll through Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage and Research Centre.

To find maps, traveler tips, ratings, and other tourist information, go to the Bulawayo vacation tool .

Traveling by car from Chimanimani to Bulawayo takes 8 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car, train, and flight. Plan for a bit cooler nights when traveling from Chimanimani in June since evenings lows in Bulawayo dip to 9°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 7th (Fri) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Bulawayo

Parks Nature Wildlife

Side Trip

Matobo Hills
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Matobo Hills ©
Matobo Hills
Matobo National Park ©
Matobo National Park
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

3
nights
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.
Escape the urban bustle at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Walking tours. Spend the 9th (Sun) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, take an unforgettable tour with a helicopter tour, meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and view the masterpieces at Prime Art Gallery.

To find maps, other places to visit, reviews, and other tourist information, use the Victoria Falls trip planner.

Do a combination of taxi and flight from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls in 1.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In June in Victoria Falls, expect temperatures between 29°C during the day and 10°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 10th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Zipline

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