8 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

8 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

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8 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

Start: Durban
Fly:  4​h 15​min
1
Bulawayo
— 2 nights
taxi + Fly:  1​h 30​min
2
Victoria Falls
— 5 nights
Fly:  4​h 15​min
End: Durban

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.
Get a sense of the local culture at Matobo Hills and Bulawayo Railway Museum. Spend the 31st (Tue) exploring nature at Matobo National Park. Next up on the itinerary: get a new perspective on nature at Natural History Museum and explore the ancient world of Dananombe Ruins.

To find out how to plan a trip to Bulawayo, use our trip itinerary maker.

Durban, South Africa to Bulawayo is an approximately 4.5-hour flight. You can also drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Durban in December, expect slightly colder with lows of 21°C in Bulawayo. Finish your sightseeing early on the 31st (Tue) so you can travel to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Bulawayo

Parks Nature Historic Sites

Side Trip

Matobo Hills
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Matobo Hills ©
Matobo Hills
Matobo National Park ©
Matobo National Park
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum

5
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.
Visiting Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park and Walking tours will get you outdoors. Spend the 2nd (Thu) spotting exotic species with a safari tour. There's lots more to do: head outdoors with Outdoor Activities, snap pictures at Victoria Falls Bridge, explore the galleries of Prime Art Gallery, and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

To find photos, where to stay, reviews, and tourist information, read Victoria Falls trip itinerary builder site .

Getting from Bulawayo to Victoria Falls by combination of taxi and flight takes about 1.5 hours. Other options: drive; or do a combination of flight and car. In December, plan for daily highs up to 36°C, and evening lows to 24°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 5th (Sun) to allow enough time to travel back home.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Outdoors Tours Wildlife
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Safaris
Zipline

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