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The Best of Zimbabwe | Travel-And-Home Travel Guide

Zimbabwe will capture your heart!

This beautiful country with its friendly people features in many news bulletins over the years for a variety of controversial subjects. However, there are zero controversies when it comes to its nature and exquisite scenery. My (Jany Adams) first experience was one of amazement over the sheer beauty of what Zimbabwe has on offer. And that includes its warm-hearted people. 

Crocodile Zimbabwe
Lake Kariba dam Zimbabwe
Zimabawe safari nature sunset tour travel
Victoria falls Zimbabwe nature tour travel UNESCO

Things to do in Zimbabwe

Before I tell you how to get to Zimbabwe, here are a few experiences if you do decide to travel on your own.  For more experiences, click here.

In addition to the below info, I’ll also share the highlights of Zimbabwe further on… stay with me, there are lots to tell and share when it comes to this lovely country!

Zimbabwe nature safari travel tour
Hwanga Zimbabwe
Boabab tree on the main road to Zimbabwe
Harare Zimbabwe

How to get to Zimbabwe

If you’re from outside South Africa, you need to fly into Oliver Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. Then, book your flight from Johannesburg to Harare, the capital city of Zimbabwe. 

When you join a tour, you’re likely to meet up in Harare and again end in Harare. However, if you go solo, you may have to make additional flight bookings. For example, if you want to go to Victoria falls, you need to book a flight to Victoria Falls Airport (VFA). Victoria Falls Airport sits about 18 km (11 m) from Victoria Falls.

Matobo Hills Zimbabwe

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Top tours, amazing offers in Johannesburg, South Africa

Since you fly from O R Tambo International Airport in Johannesburg, South Africa, you might as well make the most of your time in Johannesburg, known as the City of Gold (Egoli).

Again, I share some links. This time for direct bookings of the most outstanding experiences in Johannesburg.

Lake Kariba dam Zimbabwe sunset

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Soweto Johannesburg South Africa tour African souvenirs shopping

Soweto & Johannesburg

Experience the highlights of Johannesburg and Soweto. Walk in the footsteps of Nelson Mandela and meet the rainbow nation via a guided full-day tour.

Maropeng Cradle of Humankind Johannesburg South Africa UNESCO

Cradle of Humankind

Visit Maropeng Cradle of Humankind and the Sterkfontein caves, known for its fossils of hominids. For example Little Foot and Mrs. Pies, both recognized as the greatest archaeological discoveries of our time!

Jalebi desert from Fordsburg Square Johannesburg Indian Cuisine

Food, Art & History

View extraordinary pieces of public art on this walking tour in Fordsburg, a majority Muslim community. Eat like a local from various street traders selling African, Bangladeshi, Indian (try the Jalebi desert as pictured above), Pakastani, and Syrian cuisine.  

Tours that talk to you

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Where to stay in Harare