5 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

5 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

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5 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

Start: Harare
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Harare
— 1 night
Fly + Taxi:  1​h 30​min
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Bulawayo
— 1 night
Drive:  1​h 15​min
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Matobo National Park - The Matopos
— 1 night
Taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
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Victoria Falls
— 1 night
Fly:  1​h 45​min
End: Harare

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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.
On the 14th (Sat), view the masterpieces at The Shona Sculpture Gallery, then look for gifts at kiki's gallery, and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Thetford Game Reserve. Keep things going the next day: tour the pleasant surroundings at Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary, browse the collection at Mt Pleasant Library, and then don't miss a visit to Raintree Venue.

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The Route module can give you travel options from your home to Harare. In September in Harare, expect temperatures between 33°C during the day and 15°C at night. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 15th (Sun) so you can travel to Bulawayo.

Things to do in Harare

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The Shona Sculpture Gallery ©
The Shona Sculpture Gallery
Thetford Game Reserve ©
Thetford Game Reserve
kiki's gallery ©
kiki's gallery

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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.
Kick off your visit on the 16th (Mon): take an exotic tour of a safari tour, then learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum, and then examine the collection at Bulawayo Railway Museum.

To see reviews, more things to do, where to stay, and tourist information, refer to the Bulawayo vacation maker site .

Getting from Harare to Bulawayo by combination of flight and taxi takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In September in Bulawayo, expect temperatures between 35°C during the day and 17°C at night. Cap off your sightseeing on the 16th (Mon) early enough to go by car to Matobo National Park - The Matopos.

Things to do in Bulawayo

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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Bulawayo Railway Museum ©
Bulawayo Railway Museum

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Matobo National Park - The Matopos

Matobo National Park - The Matopos ©
Start off your visit on the 17th (Tue): don't miss a visit to Cecil Rhode's Burial Place and then take in the dramatic natural features at Matobo Hills.

To see more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Matobo National Park - The Matopos travel route website .

Traveling by car from Bulawayo to Matobo National Park - The Matopos takes 1.5 hours. In September, daytime highs in Matobo National Park - The Matopos are 35°C, while nighttime lows are 17°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 17th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Matobo National Park - The Matopos

Historic Sites Parks Nature
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Matobo Hills ©
Matobo Hills
Cecil Rhode's Burial Place ©
Cecil Rhode's Burial Place

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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.
Start off your visit on the 18th (Wed): take in the exciting artwork at Prime Art Gallery, get a dose of the wild on a nature and wildlife tour, then learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park, and finally get a new perspective on things with Boat Tours & Water Sports.

To find where to stay, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, read Victoria Falls attractions planner.

You can do a combination of taxi and flight from Matobo National Park - The Matopos to Victoria Falls in 3.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or do a combination of taxi, flight, and car. In September, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 38°C, while nighttime lows are 18°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 18th (Wed) early enough to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

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Scuba & Snorkeling
Victoria Falls Snake Park ©
Victoria Falls Snake Park

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