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.


Best Places to Visit

Our pick of Zimbabwe's top game reserves, national parks and attractions

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Best Time to Visit

Time your safari or Vic Falls adventure with the seasons for the best holiday conditions


Top Travel Tips

Learn about what vaccinations you'll need, travelling with children and more


About Overland Safaris

What to expect on an overland camping expedition from transport to accommodation


About Lodge Safaris

More about our lodge accommodated safaris in Africa and what to expect


Safari Wildlife Guide

Where to see Africa's most iconic wildlife and the best time to do so

Herd of Elephants- Africa Overland Safaris - Africa Lodge Safaris - Africa Tours - On The Go Tours

Spotting Africa's Big 5

Our guide to the best places in Africa to see the famous Big 5 - lion, leopard and more

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When to Visit Victoria Falls

Plan your visit to one of the world's natural wonders with our guide on when to go


Tourist Visas

Visa requirements for Zimbabwe and information on getting your visa

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Get to know Zimbabwe

Recommended Reading

  • Burning Butterfly
    by Yvonne Vera
  • The Last Resort: A Memoir of Zimbabwe
    by Douglas Rogers
  • Nervous Condition
    by Tsitsi Dangarembga
Did you know...?

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.

Useful Online Resources:

The official Zimbabwe Tourist Organisation site and the latest Zimbabwe Weather Updates from the BBC.