5 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

5 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

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5 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

Start: Gweru
Drive:  2​h 30​min
1
Bulawayo
— 2 nights
Drive:  1​h 15​min
2
Matobo National Park - The Matopos
— Few hours
taxi + Fly:  3​h 15​min
3
Victoria Falls
— 2 nights
Drive:  8​h 15​min
End: Gweru

2
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.
On the 30th (Sat), get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum and then tour the pleasant surroundings at Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage and Research Centre. On the next day, explore the ancient world of Khami Ruins, explore the wealth of natural beauty at Matobo National Park, and then see the interesting displays at Bulawayo Railway Museum.

To find ratings, maps, other places to visit, and tourist information, you can read our Bulawayo itinerary planning app .

Gweru to Bulawayo is an approximately 2.5-hour car ride. You can also take a train. In November, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 20°C. Wrap up your sightseeing on the 2nd (Mon) early enough to drive to Matobo National Park - The Matopos.

Things to do in Bulawayo

Museums Parks Wildlife
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Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Matobo National Park ©
Matobo National Park
Bulawayo Railway Museum ©
Bulawayo Railway Museum

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hours
Matobo National Park - The Matopos

Matobo National Park - The Matopos ©
On the 2nd (Mon), don't miss a visit to Cecil Rhode's Burial Place and then explore and take pictures at Matobo Hills.

To find reviews, other places to visit, photos, and other tourist information, go to the Matobo National Park - The Matopos day trip site .

You can drive from Bulawayo to Matobo National Park - The Matopos in 1.5 hours. In December, plan for daily highs up to 34°C, and evening lows to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 2nd (Mon) to allow enough time to travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Matobo National Park - The Matopos

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

2
nights
Victoria Falls

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.
On the 3rd (Tue), see the world from above with a helicopter tour, view the masterpieces at Prime Art Gallery, then take a memorable tour with Tours, and finally take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park. Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the next day: take an exotic tour of a safari tour.

To find ratings, reviews, traveler tips, and tourist information, go to the Victoria Falls trip builder tool .

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 December, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 4th (Wed) so you can go by car back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours Outdoors Wildlife
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Safaris
Zipline

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