Zimbabwe is home to some of Africa’s most unique natural attractions and wildlife destinations. This fascinating landlocked country offers some of the most earthy, authentic heart-pumping safari on the continent. Ts the ideal safari destination for intrepid travelers and is famous for dramatic landscapes, endless natural beauty, warm and welcoming people, and some of the best wildlife encounters in Africa.
The country’s name originates from the spectacular stone structures of the Great Zimbabwe ruins, a World Heritage Site of mysterious origins, and is also home to another four World Heritage sites, including the rugged granite outcrops of the Matobo Hills, the spectacular conservation area of Mana Pools and the magnificent Victoria Falls, one of the seven natural wonders of the world and described as the world’s largest curtain of falling water.
A host of beautiful riverside retreats make brilliant bases for laid-back game viewing, serene canoe trips, and even white-water rafting. Travel a little further into the interior, and the country opens up to game-rich national parks with breath-taking sunrises, up-close wildlife encounters, and star-studded night skies. With healthy populations of big cats and wild dogs, Hwange National Park is game-rich, blissfully quiet, and home to Africa’s second-biggest elephant population.
Zimbabwe offers some of the most spirited and authentic safaris in Africa. A visit to its pristine wilderness areas will capture your soul, and the adventurous traveler will have to search hard to beat this incredible destination.