Zimbabwe Travel Guide
Thinking of visiting Vic Falls or heading off on safari in Zimbabwe? Make sure you've got all bases covered with our handy travel guide resources. Here you'll find information on the top attractions and when best to go. There's also details on the necessary visa you'll need and tips on everything from currency to WiFi access. If you're still in the process of deciding which tour is right for you, read more about what to expect of our overland camping and lodge-accommodated safaris or read about our supported charity, Lion Alert. We also have a comprehensive guide on where to find Africa's Big 5 and an easy reference guide on more of the continent's wildlife.
Time your safari or Vic Falls adventure with the seasons for the best holiday conditions
What to expect on an overland camping expedition from transport to accommodation
Our guide to the best places in Africa to see the famous Big 5 - lion, leopard and more
Plan your visit to one of the world's natural wonders with our guide on when to go
- Burning Butterfly
by Yvonne Vera
- The Last Resort: A Memoir of Zimbabwe
by Douglas Rogers
- Nervous Condition
by Tsitsi Dangarembga
Facts about Zimbabwe
- Zimbabwe has one of Africa's highest literacy rates with around 90% of the adult population being literate.
- In 2008, because of inflation in Zimbabwe, it was almost 300 times cheaper to use banknotes than toilet paper.
- Zimbabwe's national cuisine includes a number of different exotic animals including crocodiles and snakes.
Zimbabwe Travel Advice
We closely monitor current travel guidance for Zimbabwe and follow advice as set out by the British Foreign Office. Safety of our travelers is paramount and we recommend that you check the latest travel updates from the relevant advisory body in your country.