Zimbabwe is one curious beast of a country. Ravaged by civil strife and wars, Zimbabwe is once again becoming one of the most famous tourist attractions with its safari fold, teak forests, cypress sprinkled hills and inselberg peppered backcountry. Of course there are some conventional attractions, but if you are feeling adventurous and all set to throw caution to the wind, it is worth that you consider this lost jewel of Africa’s south for sure!
Let us explore some of the most exquisite places you should visit when in Zimbabwe:
- River Zambezi
For an adventure out of this world, consider visiting the beautiful river of Zambezi near Victoria Falls. From triggerfish fishing and rafting, the options for breath taking fun activities are countless. Have fun climbing out of the Bakota Gorge, to be treated to ice cold refreshment drinks served by the restaurants nearby!
- Victoria Falls
Going to Zimbabwe and not visiting the Victoria Falls is like going to USA and not visiting Disney Land. In short, this is one of the “Must Visits” in, when you are in Zimbabwe. With the majestic waters crashing down into the sea, this waterfall is one of the best locations you would ever visit during your entire time in Zimbabwe.
With its 1960s American ambiance, this is Zimbabwe’s second most visited town. Lined with huge flower covered boulevards, this town attracts a huge number of tourists every year, famous also for its National Museums, located strategically at the heart of the town, and considered the best in Africa, Bulawayo is definitely one of the most famous places in Zimbabwe.
- Hwange National Park
Located south of the Victoria Falls, Hwange National Park, harbors a variety of the most beautiful wild animals which attracts nature lovers worldwide. From lions to giraffes, and antelopes to elephants, the wildlife over here is over the top mind blowing.
- The Great Zimbabwe Ruins
The Great Zimbabwe Ruins are famous worldwide and is one of the best places to visit for those interested in learning about the history of the place. With impressive sets of ancient stone complexes, believed to have been built during the13th century the architectural designs are a breathtaking beauty to look at!