Matobo Hills, Matobo National Park - The Matopos

#2 of 12 in Historic Sites in Zimbabwe
Tour the granite kopjes and forested valleys at Matobo Hills, formed several billion years ago when granite was forced to the surface. The boulders and thickets of vegetation serve as a home to animal species like the black and white rhino, sable antelope, and wildebeest. Explore the caves and rocks adorned with paintings and carvings dating back to the Stone Age, their motifs of prehistoric life etched into the stone. Locals still use the hills as a sacred place, with shrines linked to traditional social activities. Use Inspirock's suggestions to plan your Matobo National Park - The Matopos trip and find the best activities and attractions for your vacation.
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  • Matobo Hills National Park is set in a landscape of large rocky outcrops that make for a truly breathtaking panorama. In the wooded savannah live different species of wild animals, among which the highest concentration of leopards in all Africa stands out. Different raids can be done, daytime and nighttime. There are accommodations within the park that offer exotism and tranquility in equal parts. He deserves a visit.
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  • We visited this park primarily to track rhinos on foot and to see the history and landscape, and we did both of these things. The Rhino were surprisingly easy to find, and on both occasions we found t...  more »
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