Zimbabwe is probably known best for Victoria Falls- one of the Seven Wonders of the World and a World Heritage Site. Fondly known as the Vic Falls, it serves as a border between Zimbabwe and Zambia. The Capital Harare is the bustling with some great museums and majestic gardens. The second largest city Bulawayo houses the country’s main museum, the natural history museum, theatres, the Mzilikmzi Art and craft centre.
Zimbabwe also has some of the world’s ancient sites; there are several Iron Age sites that may be visited. The accommodation available here vary from self-catering house, cottage, chalet, bed & breakfast, game reserve and bush lodge, guest house, holiday resort, hotel or boutique hotel accommodation.
- The Hwange National Park is the larger park of Zimbabwe’s two national parks
- Gonarezhou National Park
- Victoria Falls
- Great Zimbabwe Ruins
- Lake Kariba
- Chinhoyi Caves
- Mana Pools National Park
- Matobo Hills
WHEN TO VISIT
The winter season is regarded as the best time to visit as the malaria risk is low, there’s virtually no rain over this period. The best time for game viewing is during the dry winter season from May to October.
The end of the summer season is the best time to travel to the Victoria Falls when the falls are flooded at the end of the rainy season.
The best time to travel to Victoria Falls, on the other hand, is at the end of the summer rainy season when the falls are in full flood. The best time for white-water rafting is from August to December when the waters are low.
aha IMBABALA SAFARI LODGE
The aha Imbabala Lodge is an unspoilt wilderness experience, on the banks of the Zambezi, where guests rapidly become friends.