8 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

8 days in Zimbabwe Itinerary

Created using Inspirock Zimbabwe trip planner

Make it your trip
Fly to Livingstone, Drive to Victoria Falls
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Victoria Falls
— 2 nights
Fly
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Harare
— 1 night
Drive
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Mutare
— 1 night
Drive
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Nyanga
— 1 night
Drive to Robert Gabriel Mugabe International Airport, Fly to Boston

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Victoria Falls

— 2 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.
You've now added Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park to your itinerary. Get in touch with nature at Boat Tours & Water Sports and Nature & Wildlife Tours. Discover out-of-the-way places like Spas & Wellness and Prime Art Gallery. There's still lots to do: stop by Cultural Vibes Music Shop and learn about wildlife with up-close encounters at Victoria Falls Snake Park.

To see traveler tips, other places to visit, where to stay, and more tourist information, read Victoria Falls trip tool.

Boston, USA to Victoria Falls is an approximately 25-hour combination of flight and car. You'll lose 7 hours traveling from Boston to Victoria Falls due to the time zone difference. Traveling from Boston in September, you will find days in Victoria Falls are a bit warmer (90°F), and nights are about the same (60°F). Finish up your sightseeing early on the 17th (Fri) so you can catch the flight to Harare.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
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Harare

— 1 night

Sunshine City

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.
On the 18th (Sat), shop like a local with The Shona Sculpture Gallery and then soothe aching muscles at Amara's Health Spa.

To see photos, more things to do, maps, and more tourist information, read Harare trip planner.

Traveling by flight from Victoria Falls to Harare takes 3 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. Traveling from Victoria Falls in September, expect Harare to be slightly colder, temps between 83°F and 55°F. Finish up your sightseeing early on the 18th (Sat) so you can go by car to Mutare.

Things to do in Harare

Spas · Shopping · Museums
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Mutare

— 1 night
Zimbabwe's third-largest city, Mutare is surrounded by hills and allows you to experience a relaxed rural-type atmosphere.
On the 19th (Sun), try your luck at Leopard Rock Casino and then tee off at Leopard Rock Golf and Country Club.

Before you visit Mutare, use our trip planner to discover what you can do and see there.

You can drive from Harare to Mutare in 3 hours. Another option is to take a train. In September in Mutare, expect temperatures between 80°F during the day and 54°F at night. Finish your sightseeing early on the 19th (Sun) to allow enough time to drive to Nyanga.

Things to do in Mutare

Fun & Games · Outdoors · Golf · Casinos
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Nyanga

— 1 night
Nyanga is a town in Zimbabwe. Kick off your visit on the 20th (Mon): take in the dramatic scenery at Inyangombe Falls and then take your sightseeing to a higher altitude at Mount Nyangani.

To see ratings, traveler tips, photos, and other tourist information, use the Nyanga holiday builder website.

You can drive from Mutare to Nyanga in 2 hours. Expect a daytime high around 80°F in September, and nighttime lows around 54°F. Finish your sightseeing early on the 20th (Mon) so you can travel back home.

Things to do in Nyanga

Parks · Nature
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Zimbabwe travel guide

4.3
Waterfalls · Zipline · Bridges
Tourism in Zimbabwe experienced a boost after the country's turbulent recent history seemed to settle down. Waterfalls, "Big Five" national parks, and the Eastern Highlands provide contrasting but complementary images of southern Africa, with the growing tourism infrastructure helping visitors see the best of what the country offers. Though corruption and unemployment remain everyday problems, the vast majority of Zimbabweans are a welcoming bunch, proud of the natural riches and culture of their hopeful country.