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ZIMBABWE DESTINATION GUIDE

"Zimbabwe is one of the most underrated countries in Africa and I love showing off the country's remote national parks, mighty Victoria Falls and ancient treasures like rock paintings and dinosaur footprints"

Travel Director
Zimbabwe at a glance
From the mighty Victoria Falls and Big Five wildlife, to ancient dinosaur footprints and rock paintings, Zimbabwe is filled with dramatic landscapes, thriving wildlife and incredible history. Join your expert Trafalgar Travel Director and discover why Zimbabwe is one of the most impressive countries on the continent.
Currency
US Dollar & PTGS Dollar
Winter avg
29°C
Summer avg
25°C
Time Zone
GMT+2
Capital Cities
Harare
Language
English, Tswana, Tsonga & others
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What to pack for Zimbabwe

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Adaptor plug

In Zimbabwe, the standard voltage is 220 V and the power plugs and sockets are of type D and G. The standard frequency is 50 Hz.

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Mosquito repellent

Be sure to pack a strong mosquito repellent with DEET, to protect you from mosquito bites and other insects when you visit Zimbabwe.

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Raincoat

We’ll share insights on the best time to visit Zimbabwe to avoid the heavy wet season, however a raincoat is useful all year round, especially when visiting the churning Victoria Falls.

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Swimsuit

Whether you’d like to go white-water rafting in Batoka Gorge, or take a dip in Devil’s Pool at Victoria Falls, pack a swimsuit for your trip to Zimbabwe.

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US dollars

Although the Zimbabwe dollar is the official currency of Zimbabwe, you’ll need to bring some US currency for exchange, and you can also use US cash for restaurants, taxis and entry visas.

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