10 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

10 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

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10 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

Start: Johannesburg
1
Harare
— 2 nights
Drive:  3​h
2
Mutare
— 1 night
Drive:  2​h
3
Wedza
— 1 night
Drive:  5​h 45​min
4
Kariba
— 1 day
+2
Drive + Fly + Drive:  5​h
5
Victoria Falls
— 4 nights
Fly:  3​h
End: Johannesburg

2
nights
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.
Eschew the tourist crowds and head to kiki's gallery and Thetford Game Reserve. Shop till you drop at Sam Levy's Village and Simpli Simbi. There's lots more to do: stroll through Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary, get lost in a book at National Archives of Zimbabwe, and meet the residents at Wild Is Life Trust and ZEN.

For more things to do, ratings, reviews, and other tourist information, read Harare trip site .

Johannesburg, South Africa to Harare is an approximately 3-hour combination of train and flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Expect a daytime high around 33°C in November, and nighttime lows around 18°C. Cap off your sightseeing on the 3rd (Sat) early enough to go by car to Mutare.

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kiki's gallery ©
kiki's gallery
Thetford Game Reserve ©
Thetford Game Reserve
Sam Levy's Village ©
Sam Levy's Village

1
night
Mutare

Mutare ©
Zimbabwe's third-largest city, Mutare is surrounded by hills and allows you to experience a relaxed rural-type atmosphere.
Start off your visit on the 4th (Sun): take some stellar pictures from Prince of Wales View and then tee off at Leopard Rock Golf and Country Club.

To see ratings, where to stay, maps, and other tourist information, you can read our Mutare online trip itinerary planner .

You can drive from Harare to Mutare in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In November in Mutare, expect temperatures between 32°C during the day and 18°C at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 4th (Sun) so you can drive to Wedza.

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Prince of Wales View ©
Prince of Wales View

1
night
Wedza

Wedza ©
Wedza is a district in the province of Mashonaland East, Zimbabwe. Start off your visit on the 5th (Mon): tour the pleasant surroundings at Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation.

To see maps and other tourist information, use the Wedza itinerary planner.

You can drive from Mutare to Wedza in 2 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In November, plan for daily highs up to 32°C, and evening lows to 18°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Mon) so you can drive to Kariba.

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Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation ©

1
day
Kariba

Kariba ©
Kariba is a town in Mashonaland West province, Zimbabwe, located close to the Kariba Dam at the north-western end of Lake Kariba, near the Zambian border. Kick off your visit on the 6th (Tue): get great views at Kariba Heights View Point and then contemplate the waterfront views at Lake Kariba.

For other places to visit, reviews, maps, and more tourist information, you can read our Kariba travel planning tool .

Traveling by car from Wedza to Kariba takes 6 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of car and flight; or do a combination of car and bus. Expect somewhat warmer temperatures when traveling from Wedza in November; daily highs in Kariba reach 41°C and lows reach 30°C. Wrap up your sightseeing by early afternoon on the 6th (Tue) to allow time for travel to Victoria Falls.

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Lake Kariba ©
Lake Kariba
Kariba Heights View Point ©
Kariba Heights View Point

4
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.
Head to Elephant's Walk Shopping and Artist's Village and Cultural Vibes Music Shopfor plenty of shopping. Escape the urban bustle at Scuba & Snorkeling and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Spend the 8th (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. Next up on the itinerary: admire the sheer force of Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, whizz through the canopy at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, and meet the residents at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

To see where to stay, more things to do, reviews, and tourist information, read Victoria Falls tour itinerary maker site .

You can do a combination of car and flight from Kariba to Victoria Falls in 5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of ferry, car, and train. Prepare for little chillier weather when traveling from Kariba in November: high temperatures in Victoria Falls hover around 38°C and lows are around 22°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 10th (Sat) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

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