• 2 Days from
    $495 p/p in USD
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    Year Round

ThisAndThat Safaris

  • Botswana
  • Tanzania
  • Zambia
  • Zimbabwe



Tour Type

Tour Type


Safari Standard

Safari Standard

Mid Range

Tour Overview

Explore two of the country’s World Heritage Sites, the mysterious Great Zimbabwe Ruins and the Matopos Hills with its balancing rocks. An adventure made up of two full one-day trips, both departing from and returning to Bulawayo. You will visit Matobo National Park, the country’s oldest national park, the 2 billion year old wooded valleys, ancient bushman cave paintings and get the chance to see some spectacular wildlife sightings. A worthwhile safari for anyone who visits Zimbabwe or finds themselves in Bulawayo with two available days.

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General Information

  • Safari types:
    Cultural Safari, Family Safari, Guided Safari, Wildlife Safari
  • You will visit:
    Matobo National Park
  • Wildlife:
    Birds, Zebra, Giraffe, Hippo, Crocodile, Leopard, Rhino, Buffalo, Wildebeest, Impala, Kudu, Eland, Waterbuck
  • Activities:
    Game Drive, Trekking, Hiking, Nature Walk, Village Visit, Cultural Experience, Caving, UNESCO Site
  • Getting around:
    4x4 Safari Vehicle
  • Start/end:
    Start/end in Bulawayo
  • Minimum age:
    15 years

Day 1: Explore the Matobo National Park with Rhino tracking on foot

Day 2: Visit the Great Zimbabwe Ruins with all its mysteries

Price Per Person – USD

From USD 495 per person

What's Included

  • Transport
  • Light picnic lunch
  • Entrance fees
  • Pick-up & drop-off
  • Guiding services

What's Excluded

  • Accommodation
  • Personal expenses
  • Tips


  • This itinerary is owned and delivered by ‘ThisAndThat Safaris
  • All prices are ‘From’ and may vary at the time of booking
  • Display price is usually based on two people sharing
  • ThisAndThat Safaris‘ reserves the right to change the content and price of the itinerary
  • All itineraries are subject to availability

Day by Day Overview

Today you will explore the Matopos hills and take part in some rhino tracking in the Matobo National Park. You will be picked up from your hotel in Bulawayo and taken to the reserve where you will get the chance to visit the Rhodes grave and some bushman caves to learn about their ancient paintings. You will see World’s View and marvel at the famous balancing rocks. Later you will head out with one of the rangers for the opportunity to track down some rhinos on foot. You will get to see many of the animals that inhabit the park and explore its stunning landscapes. Enjoy a picnic lunch while overlooking the reserve from one of the vantage points and later you will head back to Bulawayo for the evening.

Today you will depart Bulawayo early in the morning to make your way to the Great Zimbabwe Ruins, arriving around mid-morning. You will be guided around the spectacular historical site, visiting the Hill Complex, the Great Enclosure, the Shona village and the Site Museum as you learn about the ancient culture that built this site and all the mysteries that surround it. Enjoy the stories and legends of  “Dzimbadzemabwe”, meaning the house of stones before enjoying a picnic lunch at the site. Later you will visit the local art and craft market before driving back to Bulawayo.

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