Zimbabwe Safari Tours and Holidays
Home to Victoria Falls, one of Africa's greatest natural wonders, Zimbabwe is a nation blessed with spectacular scenery and a host of wildlife. A Zimbabwe tour holds great appeal for active adventurers, outdoor enthusiasts, and those with an appreciative eye for beautiful landscapes.
With a rich history both ancient and modern, Zimbabwe is opening its doors to intrepid travellers from around the world, allowing them to discover some of the country's unique features. Whether you're venturing into the bush on a game drive, or getting your adrenaline rush at the end of a bungee rope, Zimbabwe never fails to amaze.
At Bench Africa, we've spent years building up a range of exciting, memorable experiences around Africa, with the help of our knowledgeable ground team. Read on to find out more about what your Zimbabwe holiday could hold in store.
Situated in southern Africa, Zimbabwe is a landlocked country bordered by Botswana, Mozambique, South Africa and Zambia. Covering some 390,000 square kilometres, it is characterised by the lofty Inyanga Mountains and highlands as well as the great Zambezi River, which feeds the earth and provides power to the Kariba Dam.
Before it was the Republic of Zimbabwe, the country went through several colonial guises from Southern Rhodesia, to Rhodesia, or Zimbabwe Rhodesia before gaining independence from Britain in 1980. The capital of Harare is also the nation's most populous city, and is home to just under 1.5 million of Zimbabwe's total population of 12.75 million people.
Zimbabwe uses a multi-currency system, meaning the US Dollar, South African Rand, GB Pound and the Euro are all accepted. While English is an official language in Zimbabwe, Shona is the most widely spoken, followed by Ndebele. No matter when you visit, you can expect a t...