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Distances in Zimbabwe
Beautiful landscapes and scenery, a climate ranging from a sub-tropical paradise to crisp mountain air, wildlife in abundance and a strong presence of the mysteries of the past – these qualities all capture something of the essence of Zimbabwe.
Its five borders are Botswana, Namibia, Mozambique, Zambia and South Africa. The Zimbabwean people and friendly and despite many economic setbacks, they have one of the highest literacy rates in Africa: an impressive ± 87%.
The Great Zimbabwe Monument will provide you with a fascinating look into the past and will leave you with a feeling of awe as you wander among the many walls and pathways of the ruins of this ancient city. There is a wide choice of accommodation establishments in the area. Norma Jeane’s Lakeview Resort is a small, more personal establishment that offers a variety of accommodation. Here you will find from self-catering family units to budget rooms and camping facilities.
In Zimbabwe you will also encounter one of the largest waterfalls in the world. The noise that the majestic Victoria Falls generates can sometimes be heard from up to 50km away. Even the spray the falls create can be seen from a great distance. At the Kariba dam, a hydroelectricity station was built to supply electricity to both Zambia as well as Zimbabwe.
When crossing into Zimbabwe via the South African border post at Beit Bridge, the first place of interest you come across is the Matobos where the grave of the well-known Cecil John Rhodes can be found. This rock and thorn tree landscape is a photographer’s dream. Granite Ridge offer good accommodation in this area.
There is an array of places to stay in Zimbabwe and there is plenty to do: sightseeing, visits to art galleries, craft markets and curio shops in the cites. In the bush there are luxury lodges and wilderness camping with an abundance of wildlife to see. The wide-open savannah’s with herds of migrating game are breath-taking and fly-fishing is a popular sport in the many rivers and dams.
We have so many accommodation options to offer. Please feel free to contact any of our consultants as we are eager to assist with advice, accommodation and activities for your holiday in Zimbabwe.
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