Sunrise breaks above Victoria Falls
Victoria Falls
The Jewel of Southern Africa

Zimbabwe Vacations

Zimbabwe: A Tapestry of African Wonders

Tucked away in the core of Southern Africa, Zimbabwe is a mesmerizing blend of natural splendor, abundant wildlife, and rich cultural legacy. Its varied terrains and deep-rooted history make Zimbabwe a magical journey for everyone who comes by for a visit.

Embark on Zimbabwe Safari tours in Hwange National Park to witness herds of elephants, lions, and countless other animals in their natural habitat. Marvel at the grandeur of Victoria Falls, one of the world's most awe-inspiring waterfalls, and take a river cruise on the Zambezi River to spot hippos, crocodiles, and a plethora of bird species.

From the Matobo Hills to the Eastern Highlands, Zimbabwe offers a stunning range of landscapes, from rugged rock formations to lush, green mountain ranges. Hike along scenic trails, camp under the stars, and savour the tranquillity of nature.

Delve into the country's history at the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, a UNESCO World Heritage Site, which offers a glimpse into the ancient civilization that once thrived here. Explore the enigmatic stone structures that have captivated historians and archaeologists for centuries.

For the thrill-seekers, Zimbabwe presents opportunities for adrenaline-pumping activities. Raft the wild rapids of the Zambezi River, bungee jump from the iconic Victoria Falls Bridge or go on a guided walking safari to get up close to the African wilderness.

Immerse yourself in Zimbabwean culture by visiting local markets, attending traditional dance performances, and interacting with the friendly and diverse people of the country. Explore the vibrant capital city, Harare, and discover its bustling markets, contemporary art scene, and historic landmarks.

Zimbabwe is a mosaic of African experiences—a land where adventure, history, and nature blend seamlessly. Come and be enchanted by the warm hospitality and captivating beauty of this remarkable nation.

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LanguagesShona, Ndebele, English
CurrencyUnited States Dollar (USD)
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Handcrafted Journeys to our Most Popular Places in Zimbabwe.

Jacaranda trees (Jacaranda mimosifolia), lining Milton Avenue
02Victoria Falls (City)
Panorama of Victoria Falls at sunset.
03Hwange National Park
Elephants at waterhole
04Nyanga National Park
Lake at Troutbeck Nyanga Eastern Highlands Zimbabwe
05Mana Pools National Park
Elephant bull standing between big trees at sunset in the riverfront area
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Zimbabwe: A Journey into African Wilderness

Zimbabwe, a land of natural wonders and vibrant cultures, beckons travellers with its untamed wildlife, awe-inspiring landscapes, and rich history. From the thundering Victoria Falls to the ancient Great Zimbabwe Ruins, this southern African gem promises unforgettable adventures.

Explore national parks, engage with diverse communities, and immerse yourself in the heart of Africa's wild beauty. Zimbabwe is an extraordinary journey waiting to be embraced.

Victoria falls on Zambezi river, between Zambia and Zimbabwe

The Culture

Zimbabwe's culture is a vibrant tapestry woven from the threads of its diverse ethnic groups, traditions, and history. From Shona and Ndebele to smaller tribal communities, the country's culture reflects its multicultural essence.

English is the official language, widely spoken in business, education, and administration. However, Zimbabwe is a multilingual nation, and several indigenous languages thrive. Local languages play a significant role in daily communication, expressing the rich linguistic diversity.

Respect and politeness are integral to Zimbabwean culture. Greetings hold a special place – a warm "Mhoroi" or "Salibonani" (hello) is commonly used when meeting someone. A firm handshake and a friendly smile are considered customary. It's also customary to use appropriate titles, such as "Mudhara" for an older man or "Mai" for an older woman, to show respect.

Zimbabweans also place great importance on family and community bonds. Extended families often live together and support one another, emphasizing the communal nature of society. Elders are highly respected and consulted on important matters. Family gatherings, celebrations, and traditional ceremonies are key aspects of the culture.

Some communities still hold on to their traditional African beliefs, where they connect with ancestral spirits and keep those age-old customs alive.

Christianity, however, is also a big deal in Zimbabwe. You'll find various Protestant denominations and a strong Roman Catholic presence. Church services and religious festivals play a significant role in the cultural scene. A beautiful blend of ancient traditions and more recent beliefs coming together makes the culture so rich and diverse.

Zimbabwe boasts a rich tapestry of cultural festivals and events. The Harare International Festival of the Arts (HIFA) celebrates the arts, music, and culture on an international stage. The annual Jikinya Dance Festival showcases traditional dance, and the Shona people's bira ceremonies honour ancestral spirits.

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