Bulawayo 2 Days Hiking Tour (Khami and Matopo)

Victoria Falls, Zimbabwe

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Overview

Bulawayo : the first capital established by K

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

Malindidzimu

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

Lunch
2 Nights accommodation at Padandaro or equivalent Guest House in Bulawayo
Breakfast
Snacks
Coffee and/or Tea
Dinner x 1
Local guide
Hotel pickup and drop-off
Round-trip private transfer
Bottled water
DVD (available to purchase)
Souvenir photos (available to purchase)
Drinks
Lunch x 01 in Matopo costs around $15 at the lodge
Gratuities
Alcoholic drinks (available to purchase)

Departure Point

Traveler pickup is offered
we pick up from all hotels within the victoria falls area.

Departure Time

12:00 PM
Itinerary
Khami Ruins
Transfer from the Airport to your Hotel  Check in, (lodge choices are vast) Lunch  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) 
Duration: 4 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Accommodation:
 Padandaro Guest Lodge
Meals:
 Lunch  
Matobo Hills
0800 Breakfast   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) NB: 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.”
Duration: 10 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Accommodation:
 Padandaro Guest House
Meals:
  Not Included
Old Bulawayo
Breakfast then transfer to the Airport  (optional extension to Victoria Falls begins....)
Duration: 2 hours 
Admission Ticket Not Included
Accommodation:
  Not Included
Meals:
  Not Included
  • Confirmation will be received at time of booking, unless booked within 1 day of travel. In this case confirmation will be received as soon as possible, subject to availability
  • Not wheelchair accessible
  • Minimum drinking age is 18 years
  • Dress code is smart casual
  • Please advise any specific dietary requirements at time of booking
  • Collapsible wheelchairs with removable wheels can be accommodated providing the passenger is accompanied by someone who can assist them board and disembark
  • Child rate applies only when sharing with 2 paying adults
  • Children must be accompanied by an adult
  • This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate

Cancellation policy

For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start date of the experience. Learn more about cancellations.
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