31 days in Zimbabwe, Lusaka & Ndola Itinerary

31 days in Zimbabwe, Lusaka & Ndola Itinerary

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Harare, Zimbabwe
— 4 nights
Drive
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Lusaka, Zambia
— 2 nights
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Ndola, Zambia
— 3 nights
Drive
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Lusaka, Zambia
— 2 nights
Drive
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Drive
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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe
— 1 night
Drive
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Harare, Zimbabwe
— 3 nights
Drive
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Nyanga, Zimbabwe
— 2 nights
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Harare, Zimbabwe
— 9 nights
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Harare, Zimbabwe

Sunshine City

Regarded as the nation's leading commercial, financial, and communications center, Harare attracts tourists with its modern architecture mixed with British colonial influence and traditional African flair.
Bring the kids along to Sam Levy's Village and Zimbabwe Museum of Human Sciences. Next up on the itinerary: take in the awesome beauty at Ngomakurira Mountain, explore the fascinating underground world of Domboshawa Caves, stroll around Kingfisher Park, and admire the engineering at Cleveland Dam Recreational Park.

To find reviews, ratings, where to stay, and tourist information, you can read our Harare trip site.

London, UK to Harare is an approximately 20.5-hour flight. You can also fly. You'll lose 2 hours traveling from London to Harare due to the time zone difference. Traveling from London in December, things will get much warmer in Harare: highs are around 31°C and lows about 19°C. On the 13th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Lusaka.

Things to do in Harare

Parks · Nature · Museums · Shopping

Side Trip

Find places to stay Dec 9 — 13:
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2
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Lusaka, Zambia

Tourism in Lusaka, Zambia's commercial and government center, thrives mostly due to its central location and well-connected airport, making it a gateway for exploring the country's numerous nature reserves and national parks.
Kick off your visit on the 13th (Sun): head outdoors with The Lilayi Elephant Nursery. Keep things going the next day: hunt for treasures at Sunday Crafts Market, buy something for everyone on your list at Eastpark Mall, and then stop by Manda Hill.

To find more things to do, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Lusaka trip itinerary planning website.

You can fly from Harare to Lusaka in 4 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. Finish your sightseeing early on the 15th (Tue) to allow enough time to travel to Ndola.

Things to do in Lusaka

Shopping · Museums · Outdoors
Find places to stay Dec 13 — 15:
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Eastpark Mall ©
Shopping Mall
Eastpark Mall
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The Lilayi Elephant Nursery ©
Outdoor Activity
The Lilayi Elephant Nursery
4.5
Manda Hill ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Manda Hill
4.2

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Ndola, Zambia

Observe the bustling industrial center of Ndola, capital of Zambia's copper-mining region, and see numerous facilities that contribute to the economy of the region.
Keep things going the next day: see the interesting displays at Copperbelt Museum and then pause for some photo ops at Dag Hammarskjoeld Memorial.

To see maps, other places to visit, traveler tips, and tourist information, refer to the Ndola trip maker site.

You can fly from Lusaka to Ndola in 2.5 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. You will have some time to spend on the 18th (Fri) before leaving for Lusaka.

Things to do in Ndola

Museums
Find places to stay Dec 15 — 18:
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Copperbelt Museum ©
Specialty Museum
Copperbelt Museum
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Lusaka, Zambia

Kick off your visit on the 18th (Fri): look for gifts at Kabwata Cultural Village. On the next day, stroll through Chaminuka Game Reserve.

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Fly from Ndola to Lusaka in 2.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or take a bus. On the 20th (Sun), you'll have the morning to explore before heading off to Victoria Falls.

Things to do in Lusaka

Wildlife · Parks · Shopping
Find places to stay Dec 18 — 20:
Highlights from your trip
Chaminuka Game Reserve ©
Nature / Park
Chaminuka Game Reserve
3.8
Kabwata Cultural Village ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
Kabwata Cultural Village
3.1

3
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Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

Victoria Falls, a Zimbabwean town near the eponymous waterfall, serves as one of two prime gateway points to the majestic cascade and its surrounding national park.
Get ready for a full day of sightseeing on the 21st (Mon): kick your exploration up a notch at some of the top local zipline courses and adventure parks, then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Mosi-oa-Tunya / Victoria Falls National Park, and then relax and float downstream with a rafting and tubing tour.

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Do a combination of flight and car from Lusaka to Victoria Falls in 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can drive; or do a combination of bus and car. In December, daytime highs in Victoria Falls are 36°C, while nighttime lows are 24°C. You'll have a few hours on the 23rd (Wed) to wrap things up before traveling to Bulawayo.

Things to do in Victoria Falls

Tours · Outdoors · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 20 — 23:
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1
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Bulawayo, Zimbabwe

A vacation in Bulawayo, Zimbabwe's second-largest city, offers a pleasant base for wider explorations of some of the country's national parks and game reserves.
Start off your visit on the 23rd (Wed): learn more about the world around you at Natural History Museum and then explore the wealth of natural beauty at Matobo National Park.

For maps, where to stay, ratings, and more tourist information, use the Bulawayo trip itinerary app.

You can fly from Victoria Falls to Bulawayo in 3 hours. Other options are to drive; or take a bus. In December, daily temperatures in Bulawayo can reach 34°C, while at night they dip to 21°C. Finish your sightseeing early on the 24th (Thu) so you can travel to Harare.

Things to do in Bulawayo

Museums · Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 23 — 24:
Highlights from your trip
Natural History Museum ©
Natural History Museum
Natural History Museum
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Harare, Zimbabwe

Sunshine City

Family-friendly places like Kuimba Shiri Bird Sanctuary and Lion and Cheetah Park will thrill your kids. Enjoy Harare some more: tour the pleasant surroundings at Mukuvisi Woodlands, admire the striking features of Eastgate Centre, get advice or help at Mt Pleasant Library, and appreciate the history behind National Heroes Acre.

To see more things to do, maps, where to stay, and other tourist information, go to the Harare online trip builder.

Getting from Bulawayo to Harare by flight takes about 3 hours. Other options: drive; or take a bus. When traveling from Bulawayo in December, plan for slightly colder days in Harare, with highs around 31°C, while nights are about the same with lows around 19°C. You will have some time to spend on the 27th (Sun) before leaving for Nyanga.

Things to do in Harare

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Zoos & Aquariums
Find places to stay Dec 24 — 27:
Highlights from your trip

2
nights
Nyanga, Zimbabwe

Nyanga is a town in Zimbabwe. Nyanga is known for nature. Your plan includes some of its best attractions: don't miss a visit to World's View, take in the dramatic scenery at Inyangombe Falls, take in the awesome beauty at Mount Nyangani, and explore the activities along Gairezi River.

For reviews, more things to do, and tourist information, you can read our Nyanga trip planning website.

You can drive from Harare to Nyanga in 3.5 hours. Another option is to do a combination of train and taxi. In December, daytime highs in Nyanga are 31°C, while nighttime lows are 19°C. On the 29th (Tue), you'll travel to Harare.

Things to do in Nyanga

Parks · Nature
Find places to stay Dec 27 — 29:
Highlights from your trip
Mount Nyangani ©
Mountain
Mount Nyangani
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World's View ©
Landmark
World's View
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Mtarazi Falls ©
Waterfall
Mtarazi Falls
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Harare, Zimbabwe

Sunshine City

Kids will enjoy Lake Chivero Recreational Park and Thetford Game Reserve. You'll find plenty of places to visit near Harare: Chinhoyi Caves (in Chinhoyi) and Imire: Rhino & Wildlife Conservation (in Wedza). Explore Harare further: stop by kiki's gallery, admire the natural beauty at National Botanical Gardens, buy something for everyone on your list at Doon Estate, and make a trip to Raintree Venue.

For photos, other places to visit, traveler tips, and more tourist information, refer to the Harare trip itinerary builder site.

Traveling by car from Nyanga to Harare takes 3.5 hours. Alternatively, you can do a combination of taxi and train. You will have some time to spend on the 7th (Thu) before leaving for home.

Things to do in Harare

Parks · Wildlife · Shopping · Historic Sites

Side Trips

Find places to stay Dec 29 — Jan 7:
Highlights from your trip
Thetford Game Reserve ©
Nature / Park
Thetford Game Reserve
4.8
kiki's gallery ©
Gift & Specialty Shop
kiki's gallery
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