Victoria Falls, Awe-Inspiring, Beautiful and Mystic.
The *Victoria Falls* one of the world’s seven greatest
natural wonders was discovered by *Dr David Livingstone*. He
named it after *Queen Victoria* as a tribute to the 19th
century English monarch. Dr Livingstone, a Scottish
missionary doctor and renown Africa explorer
“discovered” the falls on November 16, 1855. The Falls
attract thousands of tourists every year, to walk in the
beautiful rain forest and look at the scenic view points of
The beautiful Eastern Highlands mountain range extends 300 km from north to south and forms a natural border in the east between Zimbabwe and Mozambique. The Eastern Highlands can be split into three distinct areas; Nyanga to the north, Bvumba roughly in the centre and the fierce granite spikes of Chimanimani to the south.
Due to its high altitude the highlands have a cooler and wetter climate than the rest of...
Hwange National Park boasts more than 100 different mammal
species, including 19 large herbivores and eight large
carnivores, and over 400 species of birds. With up to 30000
elephants, Hwange is one of the few great elephant
sanctuaries left in Africa. All Zimbabwe's specially
protected animals are to be found in Hwange and it is the
only protected area where gemsbok and brown hyena occur in
reasonable numbers. The population of wild dog to be found
Mana Pools lies in the norther tip of the country bordering with Zambia. The name "Mana" means four which is reference to the parks four pools situated around the parks headquarters. The park is wild, fairly remote and natural. Walking around the park is allowed, the park is closed to motor vehicles during the raining season and is accessible by foot or boat.
All visitors to the National Park must have...
The Great Zimbabwe Ruins are one of the most important archaeological sites in Africa, giving testimony to the lost civilisation of the Shona.
A great city existed here from the 11th century on, with over 10.000 inhabitants. Great Zimbabwe (“stone houses”) was a main regional trading center, its wealth associated with (Arab) gold trading. There were also trade links with East Africa (Kilwa), and fragments of Persian and Chinese pottery has...
A vast man made lake stretching for over 5000 square kilometers venue for the annual tiger fish tournament which is held in October and attracts many fisherman to the lake. It offers spectacular views, stunning sunsets, great fishing, boating opportunities, water sports or wonderful relaxing holidays or weekends just soaking up the sunshine.
The weather here is mostly sunny and fine. It can get quite hot in mid summer, but...
The *Chinhoyi Caves* are a group of caves near the town of
Chinhoyi, Zimbabwe. They are located approximately 8 km
north of the town of Chinhoyi, and 128 km north-west of
Harare, the capital of Zimbabwe. The Chinhoyi Caves are the
most extensive cave system in Zimbabwe that the public can
access, and were designated a National Park in 1955.
The Chinhoyi Caves are named after a local chief who used
them as a refuge from Ndebele...