Afrotourism.comZimbabwe is a land locked country in southern Africa that seats between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. Formerly known as Southern Rhodesia, Rhodesia, then Zimbabwe but fondly known as ”Zim.”
Zimbabwe is heralded as one of the most beautiful countries in southern Africa. It is rich in natural resources and has the most impressive array of exquisite gemstones. It is purported to have over 350 species of mammals, it has an assemblage of highland mountains in the eastern region and an astounding rock formation towards the south.
It is home to the popular Victoria falls (one of the natural wonders of the world) which it shares with Zambia and also “Great Zimbabwe”, the ancient medieval city, which is a UNESCO world heritage site, aside another four.
The country is known for its astounding scenery, mind-blowing safaris, thrilling sporting activities, fine dinning and welcoming natives.
What a country! Little wonder it is one of the most popular tourist destinations in Africa.
Zimbabwe is a landlocked country located in southern Africa, between the Zambezi and Limpopo rivers. It is bordered by South Africa to the south, Botswana to the southwest, Zambia to the northwest and Mozambique to the east
13,771,721 on 390,580 km²
Other major languages
USD ($), Botswana Pula (BWP), SA Rand (ZAR)
Foreign currencies accepted
British pound (£), Euro (€), Chinese Yuan (¥), Japanese Yen, Australian Dollar, Indian Rupee
Visa required (takes 8- 14 days); Yellow Fever Certiﬁcate is required only for travelers coming from a country with risk of Yellow Fever transmission. (For more information, visit - www.zimbabwetourism.net)
Best time to visit
Dry Season from April to November
Malaria is of prevalent in Zimbabwe, and travelers should be sure to use anti-mosquito products when outdoors.
Zimbabwe's political-economical situation is volatile, but has improved in the last years. This situation, however, rarely affect tourists. As with many third-world countries, theft and muggings are relatively common.