Matobo Hills and Great Zimbabwe Ruins Tour – 8 days

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Embark on an 8-day journey through the Matobo Hills and Great Zimbabwe Ruins, two UNESCO World Heritage Sites that showcase Zimbabwe’s historical and natural treasures. From exploring ancient ruins to encountering wildlife in Matobo National Park, this itinerary blends cultural immersion with captivating experiences.


Upon arrival at Bulawayo Airport, you will be greeted by your guide who will transfer you to your accommodation. Take some time to relax and soak in the local atmosphere before embarking on your adventure

Visit Matobo National Park, famous for its unique rock formations and ancient rock art. Explore the hills adorned with San Bushmen cave paintings, gaining insights into their spiritual significance and cultural heritage. Embark on a thrilling rhino tracking experience and get up close to these magnificent creatures in their natural habitat.

Embark on an early morning game drive, where you may encounter wildlife such as zebras, giraffes, and antelopes. Learn about the park's conservation efforts and enjoy breathtaking views from atop the granite domes. In the evening, witness a stunning sunset over the Matobo Hills, providing a picturesque backdrop to end your day.

Travel to Masvingo and explore the ancient ruins of Great Zimbabwe, the largest stone structure in Southern Africa. Marvel at the intricately built walls and learn about the history and significance of this UNESCO World Heritage Site. Immerse yourself in the mystery and grandeur of the ruins as you uncover the stories they hold.

Visit the Great Zimbabwe Museum to deepen your understanding of the site's historical and cultural significance. Engage in cultural exchanges with the local community, discovering their traditions, crafts, and way of life. Enjoy a traditional meal and immerse yourself in the vibrant culture of Zimbabwe.

Journey to Gonarezhou National Park, known for its diverse wildlife and dramatic landscapes. Embark on thrilling game drives, where you may encounter elephants, lions, buffalo, and an array of bird species. Immerse yourself in the natural beauty of the park and capture unforgettable wildlife moments.

Experience the wilderness up close with a guided bush walk, allowing you to appreciate the smaller details of the park's ecosystems. In the evening, enjoy a relaxing sunset river cruise along the scenic Save River, where you can spot wildlife congregating near the water's edge.

After breakfast, bid farewell to the breathtaking landscapes of Zimbabwe as you are transferred to the airport for your onward journey. Depart with cherished memories and a deeper appreciation for the rich history and natural wonders you encountered.

  •  Accommodation in selected lodges and camps
  • Transportation throughout the tour
  • Experienced guide and driver
  • Entrance fees to Matobo National Park, Great Zimbabwe Ruins, and Gonarezhou National Park
  • Game drives, rhino tracking, and bush walks
  • Cultural interactions and village visits
  • Sunset river cruise
  • International and domestic flights
  • Visa fees
  • Travel insurance
  • Optional activities or excursions
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips and gratuities
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Matobo Hills and Great Zimbabwe Ruins Tour – 8 days

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