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Zimbabwe

Your journey to Zimbabwe will provide you with remarkable encounters with both people and wildlife. The cities are vibrant and the parks and reserves take you off-the-beaten-track to discover rugged wilderness.

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The People

Zimbabwe holds incredible wealth in the history and culture of it’s people. The Mbende Dancing Troupe are a UNESCO Intangible Human World Heritage Site, tours to meet and learn about their dancing traditions give great insight into the culture and history of the country. Visiting ruins of those Zimbabweans of the past as well as touring the local towns and villages are perfect for those visitors looking to connect with the history of Zimbabwe.

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Mana Pools

Mana Pools has become famous for those travellers looking to push the limits through encountering big game on foot. With the right guides the elephant, wild dogs and other big game are to be viewed on foot providing incredible photographic opportunities and serious adventure bragging rights to those who dare to experience this once in a lifetime safari.

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Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe is one of two options for viewing the famous Victoria Falls (Zambia being the other). Zimbabwe offers you the best views of Victoria Falls on foot from the Western banks of the Zambezi river, with plenty of adrenaline-fueled activities to enjoy in the area.

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Hwange National Park

Zimbabwe’s flagship game reserve is located conveniently close to Victoria Falls. Home to one of the world’s largest elephant populations, 4 of the Big 5 as well as a variety of other incredible wildlife including wild dogs. With this array of wildlife you are bound to experience an unforgettable safari at Hwange National Park.


LuxVenture® trips to Zimbabwe

LuxVenture® Trip

Victoria Falls and Botswana Safari

An adventure-heavy safari to Botswana + Victoria Falls.  

Duration 10 Days
Price from $5,325 - $7,315
When All Year Around
LuxVenture® Trip

Botswana + Vic Falls "Into The Wild" Safari

Combine untouched wilderness and unparalleled game viewing with the adventure capital of Africa and you've got a LuxVenture® for the bucket list.

Duration 8 Days
Price from $5,462 - $7,249
When All year round
LuxVenture® Trip

Across Africa Experience

Experience the very best of Southern Africa safaris as you visit South Africa, Victoria Falls + Botswana in one trip.

Duration 13 Days
Price from $10,355 - $12,720
When All year round
LuxVenture® Trip

African Quadripoint Experience

The only quadripoint in existence on earth is in Africa. We just had to experience if for ourselves.

Duration 9 Days
Price from $6,125 - $11,619
When May - Sep

Everything you need to know about Zimbabwe

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Zimbabwe travel

Your journey to Zimbabwe will provide you with remarkable encounters with both people and wildlife alike. The cities are vibrant with history and development, building on their heritage and thriving with modern influences. The parks and reserves take you off-the-beaten-track and offer the chance to discover the charm of the rugged African wilderness.

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Wildlife

Zimbabwe is a great destination for Big 5 safaris. Elephant, lion and buffalo are seen on a regular basis, while rhino and leopard are present but rarely encountered. Hwange and Mana Pools offer a great diversity of wildlife, with great opportunities for spotting big game animals. Giraffe, zebra and wildebeest are also frequently spotted in the savannah plains. Look out for special sightings of the brown hyena, bat-eared fox and sable antelope.

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Best time to visit

  • Best time to go and why?
    Zimbabwe can be visited throughout the year, as it boasts a moderate climate. The best game viewing is experienced during the dry season between May and October.
  • When is high season?
    Although a lot of visitors can be expected at Victoria Falls between July and October, Zimbabwe’s parks and reserves rarely experience crowding.
  • When is low season?
    There are limited visitors to Zimbabwe during the wet season between November and April. At this time the parks are green and the vegetation is dense, providing you with a more exclusive safari experience.
  • When is the best weather?
    You can expect the best weather during the months of April, May and September, when temperatures are moderate and afternoon showers rarely interfere with game viewing.

Fast facts

  • Population: 14,15 million
  • Capital: Harare
  • Languages: English, Shona, Ndebele
  • Currencies: USD, EUR, BWP, GBP, ZAR
  • Time Zone: UTC+02:00

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