Tessa Robinson

Zimbabwe Travel Expert

As safari-goers continue to flock to the plains of Africa in search of the revered Big Five, we’ve been in search of the as yet untapped nature reserves. A tailormade vacation in Zimbabwe offers a truly authentic experience as you come toe to toe with some of the most diverse wildlife amid a patchwork of striking, poignant landscapes. A place to get there before everybody else does, tap into Zimbabwe with us.

Tessa Robinson

Zimbabwe Travel Expert

Zimbabwe Highlights

A beautiful landlocked country in southern Africa. Zimbabwe offers a variety of terrains from rainforest, great plains, grassy valleys and drier woodland towards the northern tip where the mighty Zambezi River fuels the animal kingdom. Turn off your gadgets and be at one with Zimbabwe.

More about Zimbabwe

MORE ABOUT ZIMBABWE

From the red earth, skyscrapers and blooming jacarandas of its capital Harare, to the stunning beauty of Hwange National Park, Zimbabwe has opened up into a prime destination for a luxury vacation - where elephants are aplenty and the dining is fine and easy.

Private safari tours in Zimbabwe

A ZOOLOGICAL TOUR OF ZIMBABWE

With the mighty Zambezi River separating Zimbabwe from its neighbor, Zambia, this country is ripe for explorers and safari buffs alike. Private tours will see you canoeing past lazy pools of hippos, embarking on adventurous night drives, and trekking across the bush in search of the world’s most wild creatures.

Best hotels in Zimbabwe

LUXURY CAMPS AND INDULGENT LODGES

Camps and lodges in the humbling beauty of the Hwange National Park will see you sleep right on the doorstep of some of the best wildlife habitats in the area. Located near the Ngamo Plains, the luxury Linkwasha Camp is an authentic slice of Zimbabwean life, with multi-level viewing decks, a refreshing pool, and a nearby ‘Star Bed’ under which you can see literally beneath the stars themselves. You won’t miss light pollution.

Honeymoons in Zimbabwe

A HONEYMOON AMIDST THE WILDERNESS

The romance of the national park and the jacaranda-dotted bush cannot be over-exaggerated. Whether you want to plan your honeymoon around the hustle and bustle of Harare or the authentic wilderness of eye-opening Hwange National Park, the choice is yours. Just accept that, for the latter, you’ll be sharing with elephants and zebra.

Zimbabwe Highlights

A beautiful landlocked country in southern Africa. Zimbabwe offers a variety of terrains from rainforest, great plains, grassy valleys and drier woodland towards the northern tip where the mighty Zambezi River fuels the animal kingdom. Turn off your gadgets and be at one with Zimbabwe.

Best hotels in Zimbabwe

WHERE TO STAY

The main draw to Zimbabwe - after the culture and community of bustling Harare - is the country’s safari. Naturally, there are a plethora of luxury lodges and five star hotels from which to base your absorbing adventure into one of the richest zones of wildlife in Africa.

Sleep beneath the stars in Zimbabwe

BENEATH THE STARS

The Hwange National Park - home to a bestiary of wild animals, lush jacaranda trees, and verdant bush - plays home to the luxurious Linkwasha Camp, which affords the rare opportunity to sleep in a ‘Star Bed’ beneath a blanket of dazzling stars by night.

Stay among the elephants in Zimbabwe

AMONG THE ELEPHANTS

Widely known as the ‘elephant’s favorite camp,’ Ruckomechi Camp is a remote - albeit luxury - canvas camp pitched on the banks of the mighty Zambezi River. Mana Pools National Park is home to a dizzying array of wildlife, with elephants being its most frequent ‘guests.’ Surrounded by acacia and rich mahogany trees, you’ll feel comfortable and rejuvenated as you gaze out over the ginormous Rift Valley from your own private deck.

  • Population Population 15,936,022
  • Capital Capital Harare
  • Language Language English (official), Shona, Sindebele
  • Currency Currency US dollar and South African Rand
  • Time Difference Time Difference GMT+2 | ET+7
  • Expert tip Expert tip

    After an action-packed safar, take a few days to unwind on a relaxed cruise on Lake Kariba where you'll experience the best sunsets in Africa.

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