Zimbabwe Highlights

"Encounters with wildlife"

  • Highveld, balancing boulders
  • Flaming msasa trees
  • Laidback towns
  • Lush mountains
  • Lifeblood rivers
  • Victoria Falls
  • World Heritage–listed archaeological sites

Zimbabwe Ratings

Cultural Exchange: 3.5 out of 5 stars (3.5 / 5)

Outdoor Activity: 4.1 out of 5 stars (4.1 / 5)

Nature Discovery: 3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)

Overall: 3.8 out of 5 stars (3.8 / 5)

Outdoor Activities in Zimbabwe

Trekking, Rafting

Country Profile

Capital: Harare

Important cities: Harare, Binga, Bulawayo, Gweru, Kariba, Marondera, Masvingo, Mutare, Victoria Falls

Currency: US dollar (USD)

Visa policy: Link

Area: 390,757 km2

Languages: English and other African languages

Mobile Phone: Econet and Telecel are the major cell phone networks.

Country code: +263

Electricity: 220V, 50Hz

Internet TLD: .zw

Time Zone: UTC+2

Sources: Lonely Planet, Wikipedia, Wikitravel


Description: Tropical; moderated by altitude; rainy season (Nov-Mar). Although there are recurring droughts, floods and severe storms are rare. There is a lot of rain.

When should you go: September and October are the best months to visit Zimbabwe.

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