The coast, villages and countryside of the Eastern Algarve and then explore the treasures of this most westerly corner of Europe.
Zimbabwe is making a comeback as a major tourism destination and now is the time to rediscover this jewel of South Africa. This blissful country is one of the continent’s leading safari destinations; bursting with natural wonders, thrilling wildlife and a rich history and culture. In fact, it is one of the most welcoming nations with excellent trails to explore, making walking holidays to Zimbabwe an exciting and enjoyable experience for anyone who loves the outdoors.
We visit Victoria Falls, known to locals as the ‘Smoke that Thunders’, where you’ll enjoy a guided tour of this iconic natural wonder, and a sunset cruise on the Zambezi River. Watching thousands of tonnes of water plunge into the Zambezi gorge is a truly spectacular experience, as you admire the largest waterfall in Africa.
Spend a day at Hwange National Park - the biggest reserve on the continent, where you can fully immerse yourself in the safari experience. Prepare to see giraffes, lion and zebra, as well as a huge population of elephants, along with a range of captivating endangered species. A trip to the Matobo Hills is also a fantastic chance for a rhino walk, and to learn about the flora and fauna of Zimbabwe. This area is extraordinary for its intriguing rock formations, where you can see granite domes, spires and balancing rock formations, as well as ancient cave art, too.
Travellers can also visit the Eastern Highlands, which are some of the hiking highlights in Zimbabwe. Visitors will also enjoy spotting the lush vegetation surrounding them, as well as the waterfalls and streams running through the landscape, in this breathtaking paradise.
Savour each moment of our crafted itineraries, as we introduce you to some of the best trails and intriguing attractions on Zimbabwe walking holidays. After all, the national parks of Zimbabwe are unrivalled, with the Big Five seen roaming in their natural habitats, and with luck, you can spot giraffes, lions, elephants and zebra wandering through vast landscapes.
Additionally, having comfortable accommodation booked for you (and your transport between each destination arranged), takes the stress out of travelling; leaving you to enjoy this glorious destination. So, why not join one of our small expert-led groups on a guided walking adventure in Zimbabwe, to glimpse the Big Five and explore incredible national parks? Joining a walking group ensures you see some spectacular sights and attractions, all while rambling through various landscapes, alongside expert leaders sharing their local knowledge along the way.
Take a walking holiday in Southern Africa and explore the entire region. We take you on tour of the spectacular scenery and changing cultures.
Full and half day walks at a moderate pace over hilly terrain. Half day walks will probably involve about 3 hours of walking, with full day walks having around 5 hours. Expect ascents and descents of up to 600m. Some days of this holiday will be dedicated solely to sightseeing (or include an element of sightseeing). To enhance your experience, a knowledgeable local guide will accompany your small group for part (or the majority) of the holiday.