Southern Africa - Zimbabwe (Chapter)
This is the Zimbabwe chapter from Lonely Planet's Southern Africa guidebook.
Visitors are returning to Zimbabwe in numbers not seen since the turmoil began, to spot the Big Five strut their stuff around spectacular parks, discover World Heritage-listed archaeological sites and stand in awe of the natural wonder of the world, Victoria Falls.
- explore the atmospheric 11th-century stone ruins of Great Zimbabwe
- visit Mana Pools National Park, Africa's only park (with lions) that allows unguided walking safaris
- shop for crafts in the capital city and go to Harare's International Festival of the Arts
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Harare & around, Northern Zimbabwe, Lake Kariba, Kariba Town, Matusadona National Park, Mana Pools National Park, Mavuradonha Wilderness, Eastern Highlands, Mutare, Bvumba Mountains, Nyanga National Park, Chimanimani, Chimanimani National Park, The Midlands & Southeastern Zimbabwe, Masvingo, Great Zimbabwe, Gonarezhou National Park, Western Zimbabwe, Bulawayo, Matobo National Park (The Matopos), Hwange National Park, Understand Zimbabwe, Zimbabwe Today, History, Culture, Sport, Religion, The Arts, Environment, Food & Drink, Survival Guide, Directory A-Z, Getting There & Away, Getting Around
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