ing Lobengula in 1870 when he emerged as successor to king
Mzilikazi his father.
Matobo National Park is in southwest Zimbabwe. It’s known for the
Matobo Hills, a range of balancing rock formations created by erosion of the granite plateau. The walls of
Nswatugi Cave feature Stone Age rock art. The park has significant populations of black eagles and both black and white rhinos.
Cecil Rhodes grave, founder of former British colony Rhodesia, carved into the summit of
Khami is a ruined city located 22 kilometres west of Bulawayo, in Zimbabwe. It was once the capital of the
Kalanga Kingdom of
Butwa of the
Tolwa dynasty. Now a national monument, and became a UNESCO World Heritage Site in 1986
2 Nights accommodation at Padandaro or equivalent Guest House in Bulawayo
Coffee and/or Tea
Dinner x 1
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Round-trip private transfer
DVD (available to purchase)
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Lunch x 01 in Matopo costs around $15 at the lodge
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)
Departure & Return
Traveler pickup is offered we pick up from all hotels within the victoria falls area.
What To Expect
Khami Ruins Tour
Transfer from the Airport to your Hotel
Check in, (lodge choices are vast)
Drive 21km to the ruined City of Khami
Tour of Khami Ruins
Learn about this ancient civilisation; under the guidance of a local guide..
Khami Ruins was the capital of the Butua State. Comprised of terraced stone walls and narrow passageways, it has the longest decorated wall of its kind
Back at Hotel after sunset....
Dinner (Own Account)
0900 Drive towards Matopos National Park
1000 Bushman Paintings Hike
1230 Lunch at Matopo Hills Lodge or Picnic Lunch (own account)
Black or White Rhino trekking
SunDowner Drinks at Rhodes Grave (with a lecture on the Cecil John Rhodes)
Drive back to the Guest House and Dinner in town (Guide will help you choose, as he has local knowledge)
The hills contain gigantic caves (notably Bambata, Nswatugi, and Silozwane) with Khoekhoe paintings, and there are Stone and Iron Agearchaeological sites. The name may have originated from matombe or madombe, meaning “the rocks,” or from matobo, “bald heads.”