Beyond the Falls: Unveiling Zimbabwe's Hidden Gems

  • Gazelle Safari Africa

  • Zimbabwe
  • Jun 09, 2024

While many might seek out the renowned Victoria Falls or wildlife viewing opportunities, there are a number of hidden treasures in Zimbabwe waiting to be discovered. This blog will take you on a journey to uncover some of Zimbabwe’s best-kept secrets and explore the true essence of this enchanting destination.

Great Zimbabwe

Venture into the mystical ruins of Great Zimbabwe, a UNESCO World Heritage Site and a testament to an ancient African civilization that flourished centuries ago. Go back in time as you explore the towering stone walls and architecture of this once-great city which shows the rich history and cultural significance of this remarkable archaeological site.

Bvumba Mountains

The Bvumba mountains are found at the border of Zimbabwe and Mozambique, the perfect scenery for nature lovers and outdoor enthusiasts. You can go hiking through lush forests and rugged terrain, where breathtaking views and unique plant and animal species await around every bend. 


Make your way to the bustling city of Harare, the cultural heart of the country, where vibrant markets, eclectic art galleries, and historical museums await. Lose yourself in the sights, sounds, and flavors of this vibrant city as you uncover hidden gems tucked away in its bustling streets and bustling neighborhoods.

Chizarira National Park

Located in northwestern Zimbabwe, Chizarira National Park remains one of the country’s best-kept secrets. Here, adventurous travelers can embark on guided walking safaris or game drives through the park’s pristine terrain, encountering varied wildlife like elephants, buffalo, and leopards. 

Nyanga National Park

This national park is located in Zimbabwe’s East ern Highlands. The best way to describe it is lush forests, flowing waterfalls, and rolling hills which offer a refreshing contrast to the country’s arid plains. Visitors can hike to the majestic Mutarazi Falls, Zimbabwe’s highest waterfall, or explore the scenic beauty of the Nyangombe Falls. For outdoor enthusiasts, Nyanga National Park offers a range of activities including trout fishing, mountain biking, and birdwatching amidst the park’s diverse ecosystems. 
So, while Victoria Falls may be the crown jewel of Zimbabwe, don’t miss the chance to dig deeper into the heart of Zimbabwe’s hidden gems.


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