Explore The Picturesque Eastern Highlands

Day Trips & Excursions, From your accommodation within a 15km radius of the City Centre to null

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Imbibe in evergreen landscapes and mountain views. Do steep hikes at Castle Kopje to see the magnificient Bvumba mountains. Known as a hiker's paradise , you are sure to relax with picturesque views at the top.
DAY01Harare - nyanga national park • We will start the day with an early departure from Harare and drive past Rusape Town en route to Nyanga Nyanga National Park. We will arrive in Nyanga by 10 am and check in to our accommodation and rest for an hour. • At 11 am, we will begin our hike up Nyangani Mountain, the tallest mountain in Zimbabwe. We will have packed lunch, which we will enjoy once we summit. The hike will take us approximately 4.5 hours. • Once we come back down, we will go for sundowners at Nyangombe Falls.DAY02Ziwa ruins & mtarazi falls • On this day, we will have a hearty breakfast and check out of our accommodation, before driving for approximately an hour to Ziwa Ruins, ancient architecture that demonstrates how people constructed their homesteads and how communities lived in the past. There is a museum to further illustrate the past, and how it informs the present and perhaps the future. •  From Ziwa Ruins, we will drive for another 1.5 hours towards Mtarazi Falls, the longest curtain of falling water in Zimbabwe and sixth in the world. There are several optional activities here such as Zipline, SkyWalk, Water Rafting among others. Please let us know in advance should you wish to participate in any of the activities, so that we can book ahead. DAY03Bvumba mountains • We will start the day with a hike up to the Castle Kopje, a steep hike, which will expose the most beautiful scenery  - peaking into Mozambique, Birchenough Bridge, Burma Valley and Chimanimani. We take in mid-morning with a walk through the Botanical Gardens, the perfect place for birding and photography. • A must-see in Bvumba is Tony's Coffee Shop for they sell the best cakes in the world - with our very own favourite chocolate cake, with the only ingredient being chocolate on chocolate on chocolate. We will then drive out to Chimanimani, where we will put up for the night.DAY04Chimanimani national park • Yet another early start, we will do hiking up the second tallest mountain in Zimbabwe, shared with Mozambique to the east.DAY05Bridal veil falls - harare • We will explore the Bridal Veil Falls as well as do a Village Tour - wherein you will participate in therapeutic cultural immersion experience with some African Traditional cooking classes. There is an option to extend the tour by a day, which would allow us to explore Chipinge town where we can visit the tea, coffee, avocado plantations as well as the famous Birchenough Bridge.

What’s included

  • 5 nights accommodation
  • Bottled water
  • Meals as per itinerary (B=breakfast, L=lunch, D=dinner)
  • Driver/guide
  • Professional guide
  • Hotel/port pickup and drop-off
  • Pickup and drop-off from designated meeting points
  • Round-trip shared transfer
  • Breakfast
  • Lunch
  • Dinner
  • Coffee and/or Tea

What’s not included

  • Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
  • Drinks
  • Gratuities
  • Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
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