17 days in Victoria Falls & Bulawayo Itinerary

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Victoria Falls — 8 nights

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.
Spend the 10th (Fri) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. On the 12th (Sun), spend a relaxing day on the river with a rafting and tubing tour. There's lots more to do: snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, take in the dramatic scenery at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, get a taste of life in the country at Crocodile Park Victoria Falls, and stroll through Siduli Hide.

For photos, ratings, more things to do, and tourist information, refer to the Victoria Falls tour planning site.

Knoxville, USA to Victoria Falls is an approximately 29-hour flight. You can also do a combination of flight and car. The time zone difference when traveling from Knoxville to Victoria Falls is 7 hours. Plan for much hotter temperatures traveling from Knoxville in February, with highs in Victoria Falls at 84°F and lows at 66°F. On the 17th (Fri), you'll travel to Bulawayo.
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Bulawayo — 6 nights

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.
Venture out of the city with trips to Matobo National Park - The Matopos (Matobo Hills & Cecil Rhode's Burial Place). Next up on the itinerary: identify plant and animal life at African Wanderer Safaris, see the interesting displays at Bulawayo Railway Museum, explore the world behind art at National Gallery of Zimbabwe in Bulawayo, and tour the pleasant surroundings at Chipangali Wildlife Orphanage and Research Centre.

To find photos, maps, more things to do, and tourist information, go to the Bulawayo trip itinerary planner.

Getting from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. In February, daytime highs in Bulawayo are 83°F, while nighttime lows are 63°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 23rd (Thu) to allow enough time to travel back home.
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