Zimbabwe

HIGHLIGHTS

  • Victoria Falls
  • Zambezi River
  • Hwange National Park
  • Mana Pools National Park
  • Matusadona National Park
  • Matobo National Park
  • Harare
  • Chimanimani Mountains
  • Bulawayo
  • Masvingo
  • Eastern Highlands

BACKGROUND

Zimbabwe boasts several major tourist attractions. Victoria Falls on the Zambezi, shared with Zambia, are located in the north west of Zimbabwe. The Victoria Falls National Park is also in this area and is one of the eight main national parks in Zimbabwe, largest of which is Hwange National Park. The Eastern Highlands are a series of mountainous areas near the border with Mozambique. The highest peak in Zimbabwe, Mount Nyangani at 2,593 m (8,507 ft) is located here as well as the Bvumba Mountains and the Nyanga National Park.