Africa - Zimbabwe (PDF Chapter)
This is the Zimbabwe chapter from Lonely Planet’s Africa guidebook.
While from afar Zimbabwe’s plight doesn’t paint a rosy picture, a journey here will take you through an attractive patchwork of landscapes, from highveld, balancing boulders and flaming msasa trees to laid-back towns, lush mountains and lifeblood rivers up north.
- take the country’s spiritual pulse at the atmospheric stone ruins of Great Zimbabwe
- walk through Mana Pools National Park, the only park in Africa that allows unguided safaris among big cats and elephants
- unwind in garden restaurants within converted colonial homes in Harare
- restaurants & accommodation
Coverage includes: Harare, Northern Zimbabwe, Kariba Town, Matusadona National Park, Mana Pools National Park, Eastern Highlands, Mutare, Chimanimani, Chimanimani National Park, The Midlands, Southeastern Zimbabwe, Great Zimbabwe, Gonarezhou National Park, Western Zimbabwe, Bulawayo, Matobo National Park, Hwange National Park, Understand Zimbabwe and Survival Guide.
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